TNPSC Exams 2019


Tamilnadu Government announced a notifications for 49 posts of Drugs Inspector & Junior Analyst. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

Name of the Post : Drugs Inspector & Junior Analyst

No of Post : 49

Last Date : 12 May 2019

Detailed Eligibility:

Drugs Inspector:

A Degree in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Science or Medicine with specialization in Clinical Pharmacology or Microbiology from a University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission for the purpose of its grant

Junior Analyst:

  • A Degree in Pharmacy or
  • A Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry or
  • Degree in Chemistry

Experience: Experience in the analysis of drugs for a period of not less than one year in the case of persons possessing.

Age limit (As on 01.07.2019): 

  • For SCs, SC(A)s, STs/MBCs/DCs/BC/BCMs & Destitute Widows of all Castes: No Age limit
  • For ‘Others’: Below 30 Years (Should not have completed)


  • For Differently Abled Persons: up to 10 years over.
  • Others as per Govt Policy

Selection Process :

  • Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e., (i) Written Examination and (ii) Oral Test in the form of an interview.
  • Final selection will be made on the basis of total marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Oral Test taken together.

Scheme of Examination:

  • Paper-I (Subject Paper): Anyone of the following subjects i) Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Sciences (Degree standard) ii) Clinical Pharmacology (P.G.Degree standard) iii) M.D. Microbiology (P.G.Degree standard) iv) Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Degree standard) v) Chemistry (Degree standard) – 200 Questions
  • Paper-II (General Studies): General Studies (Degree Standard) – 75 Questions and Aptitude and Mental Ability (SSLC Standard) – 25 Questions
  • The questions in Paper-I (subject paper of all the subjects except Chemistry) will be set in English only and questions in Paper-I with respect to the subject Chemistry and Paper-II ”General Studies” will be set both in English and in Tamil.
Subject No. of Qns Marks
Subject Paper 200 300
General Studies 100 200
Interview and Records   70
Total   570

Application fee :

  • Registration Fee: Rs.150/-
  • Examination Fee (For Junior Analyst Only): Rs.150/-
  • Examination Fee (For Drugs Inspector Only): Rs.200/-
  • Examination Fee (For Both Junior Analyst & Drugs Inspector): Rs.200/-

Important dates:

  • Date of notification: 12.04.2019
  • Last date for submission of application: 12.05.2019
  • Last date for payment of fee through Bank (State Bank of India or Indian Bank): 14.05.2019

Date of Written Examination:

  • Paper – I (Subject Paper): 23.06.2019 
  • Paper – II (General Studies): 23.06.2019 

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