TNPSC Exams 2019 for Drugs Inspector/Junior Analyst | 49 Posts | Last Date: 12 May 2019


TNPSC Exams 2019 – Tamilnadu Government announced notifications for 49 posts of Drugs Inspector & Junior Analyst. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

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TNPSC Exams for Drugs Inspector & Junior Analyst:

Job RoleDrugs Inspector & Junior Analyst
Total Vacancies49
Experience0-1 year
SalaryDrugs Inspector:
Rs.37,700 – 1,19,500/-
Junior Analyst:
Rs.36,400 – 1,15,700/-
Job LocationTamilnadu
Last Date12 May 2019
Exam Date23 June 2019

TNPSC Recruitment – 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

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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 a degree in Pharmacy or a Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry with Analytical Chemistry as a special subject and for a period of not less than two years in the case of persons possessing a degree in Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Knowledge in Tamil: Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.

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

TNPSC – List of vacancies: 49 Posts

  • Drugs Inspector – 40 Posts
  • Junior Analyst – 9 Posts

TNPSC Exams Drugs Inspector/Jr. Analyst – 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.
SubjectNo. of QnsMarks
Subject Paper200300
General Studies100200
Interview and Records70
Total 570

Maximum Qualifying Marks: 

  • SCs, SC(A)s and STs/MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs – 171 Marks
  • For Others – 228 Marks

Fee details:

  • 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/-

Examination Centre: Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Salem, Thanjavur, Vellore & Villupuram.

How to apply for TNPSC Exams 2019?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position in online latest by 12 May 2019.

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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 FN 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M
  • Paper – II (General Studies): 23.06.2019 AN 02.30 P.M. to 04.30 P.M