Tamil Nadu PSC (TNPSC) Drug Inspector and Junior Analyst Recruitment 2019

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TNPSC has invited application to the posts of Drug Inspector and Junior Analyst in Tamil Nadu Medical
Subordinate Service. Below we are giving vacancy details and detailed notification. Last date to apply is  12 may 2019.

Important Dates

  • Date of notification: 12 April 2019
  • Last date for submission of application: 12 May 2019
  • Last date for payment of fee through Bank (State Bank of India or Indian Bank): 14 May 2019
  • Date of TNPSC Drug Inspector and Junior Analyst written examination : 23 June 2019

Tamil Nadu Drug Inspector Recruitment 2019

Post Name: Drug Inspector

Number Of posts: 40

Pay scale: Rs.37700 – 119500 (Level 20) as per the Tamil Nadu Revised Pay Rules, 2017

Eligibility: Must possess 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

Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.

Age Limit: 

Should not have completed 30 Years (age limit exempted for several categories, see detailed notification in the end of this post)

Tamil Nadu Junior Analyst  Recruitment 2019

Post Name: Junior Analyst

Number Of posts: 9

Pay scale: Rs.37700 – 119500 (Level 20) as per the Tamil Nadu Revised Pay Rules, 2017


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

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.

Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.

Age Limit: 

Should not have completed 30 Years (age limit exempted for several categories, see detailed notification in the end of this post)

Selection Procedure

Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e., (i) Written Examination and (ii) Oral Test in the shape of an interview. The final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the applicants at the written examination and oral test taken together subject to the rule of reservation of appointments. Applicants‟ appearance in the written examination and oral test is compulsory. The applicant who has not appeared for any of the subjects in the written examination will not be considered for selection even if he/she secures the minimum qualifying marks for selection.

Scheme and Syllabus Of Drug Inspector and Junior Analyst Exam

Exam will consist of two written papers and one oral test.


200 Questions, 300 Marks, 3 Hour Duration

(Candidate should choose any one of the following subjects based on his/her educational qualification)  i) Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Sciences (Code No.246) (Degree standard) ii) Clinical Pharmacology (Code No.352) (P.G.Degree standard) iii) M.D. Microbiology (Code No.351) (P.G.Degree standard) iv) Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Code No.245) (Degree standard) v) *Chemistry (Code No.243) (Degree standard)



100 Questions, 200 Marks, 2 Hour Duration

(Code No.003) General Studies (Degree standard) – 75 questions and; Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard) – 25 questions.

 Interview and Records 

70 marks for interview and records

  • Total marks for exam equals 570
  • Qualifying marks for SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BCs & BCMs: 171
  • Qualifying marks for others: 228
  • Paper 1 will be held on 23 june 2019 from 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.
  • Paper 2 will be held on 23 june 2019 from 01.00 P.M. to 04.00 P.M.
  • The questions in Paper-I (subject paper of all the above mentioned 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.
  • The detailed syllabus for the subject papers (Paper-I) and “General Studies” (Paper-II) are available in Annexure-IV to below Notification.


 Drug Inspector and Junior analyst Recruitment 2019 Advertisement – Notification



Download Drug inspector and Junior Analyst Recruitment 2019 in PDF Format  Here

Steps To Apply

1) Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission‟s websites www.tnpsc.gov.in or www.tnpscexams.net or www.tnpscexams.in

Direct link to apply is:


2) “One Time Registration” (OTR) and “Applicant’s Dashboard” are mandatory before applying for any post. Applicant should register only once in the One Time Registration by paying Rs.150/- as registration fee. Successfully registered One Time Registration is valid for five years from the date of registration. All the applications should be submitted using the One Time Registration ID and password registered by the applicant.

3) To apply under One Time Registration system, applicants should have a scanned image of their photograph, certificates specified, if any, and signature in CD/DVD/Pen Drive to upload the same, as per the specifications given in the guidelines for scanning and uploading of photograph and signature.

4) Applicants who have already registered under One Time Registration system on or before 29.09.2015 shall use their existing user ID and password to create the applicant‟s dashboard in the new One Time Registration system. No applicant is permitted to create more than one registration ID under One Time Registration system.

5) Applicants should enter the Unique ID and password to view the already available information and update them.

6) One Time Registration is not an application for any post. It is just a collection of information from the applicants and giving a separate dashboard to each applicant to facilitate them to maintain their own profile. Applicants who wish to apply for this recruitment shall click “Apply” against the recruitment notified in the Commission‟s website using the same USER ID and PASSWORD given for ONE TIME REGISTRATION.

7) Applicants should select the name of the post (s) and service to which they wish to apply.

8) Online applications uploaded without the photograph, specified documents and signature will be rejected.

9) All the particulars mentioned in the online application including name of the applicant, post applied, educational qualifications, communal category, date of birth, address, e-mail ID, examination centre etc. will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the last date specified for applying online. Since certain fields are firm and fixed and cannot be edited, applicants are requested to fill the online application form with utmost care and caution as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.

10) PRINT OPTION: a) After submitting the application, applicants can save / print their application in PDF format. b) On entering user ID and password, applicants can download their application and print, if required. c) Applicants need not send the printout of the online application or any other supporting documents to the Commission. Application and all the required certificates will be verified only when the applicants come up for certificate verification.

Admit card for TNPSC Tamil Nadu Drug Inspector And Junior Analyst Exam

We will update the post when admit card is available. It will be generally available 3 weeks before exam. Admit card will be released around 5 June 2019.

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2 thoughts on “Tamil Nadu PSC (TNPSC) Drug Inspector and Junior Analyst Recruitment 2019”

  1. Dear sir,
    I was applied for up pharmacist in November 2016. Is there any update regarding this.
    Pls reply.

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