DSSSB Pharmacist Exam Syllabus and Scheme

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DSSSB has announced various vacancies in 2018. It will recruit 251 pharmacists. To help candidates with the exam we are posting examination scheme and syllabus for pharmacists post. The exam pattern and syllabus is latest. So if you have applied for DSSSB pharmacist post in delhi, please read below.

First we will post the scheme and then the syllabus for pharmacist Job Exam in delhi.

 DSSSB Pharmacist Exam Scheme and Pattern 

The pharmacist exam will be one tired. It will have two parts or sections. Each section will have 100 questions, so total number of questions will be 200. Each question will be of 1 marks, so exam will carry total of 200 marks. Duration of the exam will be 2 hours.

Section A  (100 marks, 100 Questions) will have questions from General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability, Arithmetical and Numerical Ability, Test Of Hindi Language and Comprehension, Test Of English Language and Comprehension.

Section B  (100 marks, 100 Questions) This section will have questions from pharmacy subjects. Level of questions will be pharmacy diploma.

See post code 2/18 in below image to understand the pharmacist exam scheme.

 Syllabus For DSSSB Pharmacist Exam 

The syllabus below is latest as per year 2018 notification and recruitment rules.

Syllabus for section A

General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s General Awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. The questions will be designed to test knowledge of Current Events and of such matter of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to History, Polity, Constitution, Sports, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, Everyday Science, Scientific Research, National/International Organizations /Institutions etc.

 General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability: The syllabus of General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. Test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship, concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc.

 Arithmetical & Numerical Ability : The test of Arithmetical and Numerical Abilities will cover Number Systems including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Data Interpretation, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Mensuration, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs etc.

 Hindi Language & Comprehension and English Language & Comprehension: In addition to the testing of candidate’s understanding and comprehension of the English and Hindi Languages, questions on its Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms and its correct usage etc. would also be covered.


Syllabus for section B

The DSSSB exam syllabus is on the lines of PCI syllabus. You are expected to read all diploma subjects as per standard syllabus. Pharmacy council Of India is the only regulating body for diploma in pharmacy. Below are the subjects you should prepare.

Please Note, you should prepare all subjects but focus of DSSSB Pharmacist exam as per trends is on pharmacology. So prepare pharmacology thoroughly.

Diploma in Pharmacy Subjects(Part-I)

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I
Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology
Human Anatomy & Physiology
Health Education & community pharmacy

Diploma in Pharmacy Subjects(Part-II)

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
Drug store and Business Management
Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy

Do you need detailed syllabus for each subject?

Please visit Complete Pharmacy Diploma Syllabus PCI

Following posts on pharmagang will help you in preparation.

Download DSSSB Government Pharmacist/Paramedical Previous Year Question Papers With Answers

Pharmacology Objective Questions PDF For Practice, MCQ Arranged Chapterwise With Answers

See here notification for 2018 Pharmacist recruitment: DSSSB Pharmacist Recruitment Notification Delhi 2018

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