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Organization Maharashtra Food and Drug Administrative Services Department
Vacancy name  Drug inspector
No of vacancy 194+ posts
Education type degree in Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Science
Salary Rs. 47,600/- to Rs. 1,51,100/- per month.
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Location type maharashtra Government Jobs 2024


MPSC Drug inspector 2024 vacancy details:


Post type Vacancy
 Drug inspector 194 +
MPSC Group B Notification  
Main Exam of MPSC Food and Drug Administrative Services, Group-B – 2023 28th October 2023


MPSC Exam Vacancy 2023
Name of the Post (Department – Cadre) Vacancies
General Administration Department (Group-A & Group-B) 295 vacancies
Department of Sanitation and Water Supply, Water Resources, Soil, and Conservation of Water (Group-A and Group-B) 130 vacancies
Public Works Department (Group-B) 15 vacancies
Food and Civil Department (Group-B) 39 vacancies
Department of Medical Education and Drugs (Group-B) 194 vacancies
Total 673 vacancies

Application last date * (tentative) MPSC Drug inspector 2024 vacancy


vacancy Start date Last date
 Drug inspector 2024 Within 30 days


Eligibility Criteria Maharashtra Food and Drug Administrative Services Department Drug inspector requirement 2024

The minimum educational qualification for recruitment 2024 is as mentioned below, however, candidates with higher education also eligible for apply for MPSC Drug inspector Recruitment 2024 vacancy but age limit is mandatory.

Post Education type
 Drug inspector Graduation degree in Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Science from any reputed College or equivalent
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Age limit Maharashtra Food and Drug Administrative Services Department Drug inspector 2024 vacancy:

As per MPSC notification, the age limit as mentioned below for general, OBC 3 years, SC, ST 5 year’s age relaxation available for 2024 Drug inspector Recruitment, Applicable as on notification release date

Post Age limit
 Drug inspector 18-45

MPSC Drug inspector Age relaxation (as central govt rules)

  • OBC – 3 years
  • SC / ST 5 yeasts


Maharashtra Food and Drug Administrative Services Department Drug inspector Selection process:


Post Selection process
 Drug inspector The selection is based on written test and it consists of 2 papers.
General knowledge.Syllabus :
Medical Chemistry
Pharmacilogy & toxiology etc
Forensic Pharmacy
Manufacturing Opharmacy.
Pharmaceutical Analysis


MPSC Drug inspector Salary pay scale 2024

Post salary
 Drug inspector Rs. 47,600/- to Rs. 1,51,100/- per month.

salary in hand will be 2x of basic salary* including allowances Maharashtra Food and Drug Administrative Services Department gives best (in the market) salary for 2024 Drug inspector Recruitment. Candidates are advised to calculate thoroughly and understand the MPSC basic salary and salary in hand and net salary in hand by 7th CPC Pay Matrix table.


Notification links MPSC Drug inspector 2024 vacancy


Vacancy # Notification Application form
 Drug inspector MPSC Drug inspector Notification 2024 pdf MPSC Drug inspector Application form



Event Links
MPSC official website ( # Maharashtra Food and Drug Administrative Services Department official Career Page
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MPSC Drug inspector 2024 Syllabus


Drug Inspector Exam Syllabus :-

Unt-I.- forensic pharmacy –
1. Drugs and Cosmotic Act,1940 and Rules there under, 1945 with amendments.
2. Pharmacy Act,1948
3. Drug price Control Order, 1995.
4. Medical termination of pregnancy Act, 1971.
5. Poison Act, 1919 and Dangerous Drugs Act, 1930.
6. Drugs and Magic Remedy Act, 1954.
7. Medical and Toilet preparation Act, 1955.
8. Prevention of Cruelty to Animal Act.
9. Trade Mark Registration Act.
10. Pharmaceutical Ethics.

Unit – II – manufacturing opharmacy.
1. Tablet and Tablet Coating,.
2. Capsule.
3. Emulsian, Suspension, Ointment and Cream.
4. Optholomic Solutions.
5. Blood Fluid and Electrolyties.
6. Parental preparation and Quality Control.
7. Surgical Dressing.
8. Biological Preparation….(Sera, Vaccine & Anti-Sera).
9. Biopharmaceutics.

Unit – III- pharmaceutical analysis.
1. Limit Test.
2. Bio-Assey.
3. Sterility Test.
4. Pyrogen Test.
5. Theory & Application of Colerimeter, Flerimeter, Nephlometer,and Turbidometry, U.V. Visilile Spectrophotemeter.
6. Karl Fischer Titration.
7. Alcohol determination.
8. Microbiological Assey of Vitamines, Antibiothics and Vaccine Preparation.

Unit – IV – medicinal chemistry -.
Following Classes :-
1. Structure, Storage and Preparation of Brand names of the steriods (definition, classification etc.).
1. Sedatives and Hypnotics.
2. Psycho-therapentic Agents.
3. Anti Histaminic Agents.
4. Analgesics(narcotic, non-narcotic and NSAID)
5. Cardiovascular Agents.

Unit – V – pharmacognesy;
Source, Chemical constituents, uses and adulteration of the following classes of natural drugs, Rauwalfia, Epecacuhana, Belladona, Chinchona, Cinnamon, Digitalis, Senna, Alloe, Noxvomica, Opium Alkoloid, Kurchi, Brahmi, Tulsi, Bael and Ephedra.

Unit – VI – pharmacology & toxiolog.
Introduction and general principle :-
Mode of action, drug receptor interaction, drug antagonist, absorption, distribution, metabilisim and exerition, rate of administration, Bioavailability, drug dependence and addiction, drug abuse and toxicity, drug adverse reaction, Drug allergy and Biostatics.

Unit – VII – Hospital & Clinical Opharmacy –
Handling of prescription, Incompatibility, Storage condition of drug, Clinical Pharmacy and its role in Hospital.

Unit – VIII – Anatomy, Physiology & Health Education –
1. Elementary knowledge of following systems :-
Blood, Digestive System , respiratory system, Eye, Ear, Reproduction system and Urinary system.
1. Nutrition, First Aid and Population Control, AIDS Control.

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