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The precursor of the Punjab Public Service Commission, with its writ running from the khyber pass to the jamuna near delhi, was born at lahore on may 1,1937. In the wake of the partition, the punjab public service commission resurged in february, 1948, at shimla with its revised jurisdiction extending over the then province of east punjab. Following the merger of the states of punjab and pepsu, it shifted to patiala on nov.1st,1956. On 1stnov1966, its territorial jurisdiction again decreased due to the formation of the states of haryana and himachal pradesh.

Post : Drugs Control Officer

No. of posts : 12 posts
Category Code : 71- General (05 posts)
Category Code : 72/73-ESM/LDESM Pb.(01 post)
Category Code : 76-Physically Handicapped Pb.(orthopedically) (01 post)
Category Code : 77-Sc. Others (01 post)
Category Code : 78/79-SC ESM/LDESM.Pb.(01 post)
Category Code : 81-Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh Pb. (01 post)
Category Code : 82/83-Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh ESM Pb./LDESM Pb.(01 post)
Category Code : 85-B.C.Punjab (01 post)

Essential Qualifications
Should possess qualifications as per rule 49 of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules,1945,as under:- A person who is appointed an Inspector under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 shall be a person who has a degree in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences or Medicine with specialization in Clinical Pharmacology or Microbiology from a recognized university or institution in India: Provided that only those Inspectors;-
(i) Who have not less than eighteen months' experience in the manufacture of at least one of the substances specified in Schedule C, appended to the aforesaid Act; or
(ii) Who have not less than eighteen months' experience in testing of at least one of the substances in Schedule C in a Laboratory approved for this purpose by the licensing authority, or
(iii) Who have gained experiences of eighteen months in the inspection of firms manufacturing any of the substances specified in Schedule C during the tenure of their services as Drugs Inspectors; shall be authorized to inspect the manufacture of the substances mentioned in Schedule C:

Pay Scale
10300-34800+4200 Grade Pay

(i) Candidates should not be below 18 years and above 37 years of age as on 01-01-2018
(ii) Upper age limit may be relaxed up to 45 years for Punjab Govt. and its Board/Corporation/Commission and Authorities employees, all States/ Central Government employees.
(iii) The Upper age limit is relaxed up to 42 years for Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes of Punjab.
(iv) Ex-servicemen of Punjab Domicile shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in the Armed Forces of Union from his actual age and if the resultant age [5] does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such a vacancy in the Service Rules concerned by more than three years, he shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.
(v) Upper age limit is also relaxable up to 42 years for Widows, Divorcees and certain other Categories of Women.
(vi) Upper age limit is also relaxed upto 47 years for Physically Handicapped of Punjab.

General Information for the Candidates
Nationality: A candidate shall be
a: i) Citizen of India; or
ii) Citizen of Nepal; or
iii) Subject of Bhutan; or
iv) Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the Ist January. 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India; or.
v) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda and United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India; Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of Punjab in the Department of Home Affairs and Justice.

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