UPSC Drug Inspector Recruitment 2015 – 147 Posts – Apply @ upsc.gov.in

UPSC Drug Inspector and others Recruitment 2015 – CDSCO, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

UPSC Drug Inspector and others Recruitment 2015 – Union Public Commission vide Advt No.04/1202 invites applications for the post of Drugs Inspector in Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO). All the eligible candidates can apply online through the official portal http://www.upsconline.nic.in. The details of the vacancy is given below:

Important Dates :

  • Closing Date for Online Registration -19.03.2015
  • Last Date for printing of completed Application – 20.03.2015

Name of the Post : Drug Inspector
Vacancy No. 15020403128
Total Number of vacancies : 147 (likely to continue)
Department : Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Name of the Post : Drug Inspector

Pay Scale : Rs.9,300-34,800 (PB-2) + Rs. 4,800 (Grade Pay) (T.E. Rs.29,187/-Approx.) + TA and HRA as admissible, General Central Service, Group ‘B’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial.

Age Limit : 30 Years

Essential Educational Qualifications :

  • Educational : Degree in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences or Medicine with specialization in Clinical Pharmacology or Microbiology from a recognized University or equivalent.
  • Experience : Eighteen months’ experience in the manufacture of at least one of the substances specified in Schedule ‘C’ to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945; or
    Eighteen months’ experience in testing of at least one of the substances specified in Schedule ‘C’ to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 in a laboratory approved for this purpose by the licensing authority; or
    Three years’ experience in the inspection of firms manufacturing any of the substances specified in Schedule ‘C’ to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 during the tenure of their service as Drugs Inspector.

Duties and Responsibilities : Duties and functions specified in Rules 51 and 52 of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 include inspection of

  • all licensed drugs manufacturing establishments
  • the plant and the process of manufacture, the means employed for standardizing and testing the drug, the methods and place of storage, the technical qualifications of the staff etc. which are likely to affect the potency or purity of the product, taking samples of drugs from premises of manufacturer/ dealers for test or analysis,
  • investigation of cases of spurious drugs and related complaints and
  • launching of prosecutions for breaches of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules.

Headquarters (Place of work) : Central Drugs Standard Control Organization, New Delhi, Zonal /Sub Zonal/ Port Offices etc. Anywhere in India.

Application Fee : Rs.25/- Payment can be made online and offline through SBI. No fee for SC/ST/PH/Women candidates of any community. No "fee exemption" is available to OBC male candidates and they are required to pay the full prescribed fee.

Mode of Selection :

  • Written test
  • Interview / Certification verification

Candidates who pass the written test have to send attested copies of their age, qualification.

Candidates when called for interview have to produce original documents in support of their age, qualification, Community Certificate, etc.

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