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Direct recruitment of 03 (THREE) Inspector of Drugs lying under the Directorate of ISM Drugs Control under the Department of Health & Family Welfare.

Online Applications are invited from Indian Citizens and such other national as declared eligible by the Government of India for recruitment to the post of Inspector of Drugs, ISM Drugs Control in West Bengal General Service Service under Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal.

Post: Inspector of Drugs lying under the Directorate of ISM Drugs Control

No of Post: 3

Scale of Pay: Rs.15600/- --- Rs.42000/-, [PB 4A, Grade Pay – Rs. 5400/-]. Other allowances shall also be admissible as per existing Government Rules.

A. Academic & Experience :
Essential :
(i) A Degree in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Science or Medicine with specialization in Clinical Pharmacology or Microbiology from a University established in India by law and shall have undergone practical training in the manufacture of Ayurvedic (including Siddha) or Unani Drugs, as the case may be;
(ii) A Degree in Ayurvedic or Siddha or Unani or a degree in Ayurveda Pharmacy, as the case may be, conferred by a University or a State Government or a Statutory Faculty, Council or Board of Indian System of Medicine recognized by the Government for this purpose ;,
(iii) A Diploma in Ayurveda, Siddha or Unani Systems as the case may be, granted by a State Government or an Institution recognized by the Government for this purpose ; AND
(iv) Knowledge of Bengali – Spoken and Written.

B. Age :
Not more than 36 years on 1st. January, 2018.
Age is relaxable for the persons holding substantive appointment under the Government of West Bengal an for persons having higher qualifications and/or longer experience than those prescribed.

Provided that the upper age limit may be relaxed for the SC, ST and other Backward Classes , Physically Handicapped and Ex-Serviceman as per rules and order of the Government.

NOTE : The claim of candidate for relaxation of age as a Govt. employee should be proved by a certificate from the appointing authority showing the period of his/her continuous service under Government of West Bengal and the same should be furnished when called for.

Fee : Candidates must submit online the application fee amounting to Rs. 210/- (Rupees two hundred & ten) only through GRPS ( Govt. Receipt Portal System ), Govt. of West Bengal under the Head of Account ‘0051-00-104-002-16’.

Money Order, Cheque, Bank Draft, Cash etc. shall not be acceptable. No application shall be considered unless accompanied with the requisite application fee.

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Candidates belonging to SC/ST of West Bengal and persons with disabilities specified under Disabilities Rule, 1999 (certificates obtained before the Advertisement date) are not required to pay any fee. Such exemption of fee is, however, not applicable to any OBC (category A or B) candidate.
No claim for refund of the fee shall be entertained nor will it be held in reserved for any other examination.

Application shall be made in the format, as available, in the West Bengal Health Recruitment Board Website (

Application received after the closing date shall be rejected.

Should any of the statements made in the application be subsequently found to be false within the knowledge of the candidates,- his/her candidature shall be liable to cancellation, and even if appointed to a post on the results of this examination his/her appointment shall be liable to be terminated. Willful suppression of any material fact will also be similarly dealt with.

Candidates should take particular note that entries in their application submitted to the Board must be made correctly against all the items which shall be treated as final and no alteration and addition in this regard will be entertained after submission of the application. Application not duly filled in or found incomplete or defective in any respect or without fee will be liable to rejection.

Candidates must fulfill the essential qualification by the closing date. All information regarding selection/ recruitment (date of examination, date of interview etc.) to the post will be available, time to time in the Board Website at

Candidates are requested to follow the WBHRB website from time to time for any update/ information.

Online Registration will be allowed on the website ( between 14.11.2018 to 23.11.2018 (before 8 PM).

Posts are temporary but likely to be permanent.

Particulars and Certificates required:
(a) A candidate claiming to be S.C./S.T./B.C. must have a certificate in support of his/her claim from a competent authority of West Bengal as specified below [vide the West Bengal SCs and STs (Identification) Act, 1994 and SCs /STs Welfare Department order No. 261-TW/EC/MR-103/94 dated 06.04.1995 read with B.C.W. Department Order No. 6320-BCH/MR-84/10 dated 24.09.2010]:
▪ In the District, the Sub-Divisional Officer of the Sub-Division concerned, and
▪ In Kolkata, the District Magistrate, South 24-Parganas, or any Additional District Magistrate, South 24-Parganas, as may be authorized by the District Magistrate, South 24-Parganas on his behalf.
No claim for being a Member of the SC, ST and OBC or a Person with Disability will be entertained after submission of the application.
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) [40% and above] must have a certificate from an appropriate Medical Board [vide West Bengal Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Rules, 1999]
(b) The West Bengal Health Recruitment Board (WBHRB) may require such further proof or particulars from the candidates as it may consider necessary and may make enquiries regarding eligibility.
Original Certificates relating to citizenship (by registration), age, qualifications, caste (SC/ST/BC), Physical disability (40% and above) will have to be submitted when the WBHRB asks for them. If any candidate fails to furnish any certificate or any other relevant document or information relating to his/her candidature within the time specified by the Board, his/her claim for allotment may be passed over without further reference to him/her.
Submission of more than one application is strictly forbidden. The candidature of a candidate, who submits more than one application for admission to the Examination, will be cancelled even if he/she is admitted to the same.
A candidate should note that his/her admission to the Examination/ Interview will be deemed provisional subject to determination of his/her eligibility in all respects. If at any stage even after issue of the letter of appointment a candidate is found ineligible for admission to this Examination, his/her candidature will be cancelled without further reference to the candidate.

Canvassing: Any attempt on the part of candidate to enlist support for his/her application through persons, officials of Government, or agencies will disqualify him/her for appointment.

CLOSING DATE FOR REGISTRATION OF APPLICATION: 23.11.2018 (before 8 PM). (Kindly note that online application must be made by this date)
Applicants do not need to send any print out/ hard copy.

The relevant rules and necessary particulars are stated in the following paragraphs:
A candidate should verify from the notified rules that he/she is eligible. The condition prescribed cannot be relaxed. The recruitment shall be made by selection, but where a large number of applications are received, as a result of Advertisement, the Board may, for the purpose of short-listing, hold a preliminary examination.

Distribution of Marks : 100 Nos.
Marks obtained (10 + 2 Exam): 20 Max.

Marks obtained in Degree in Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Sciences/ Clinical Pharmacology/ BAMS/ BUMS: 50 Max.
Marks obtained for Post Graduate Degree in concerned subject: 10 Max.
Professional Experience: (Per year 1 marks each countable upto 5 yrs.): 5 Maximum
Interview: 15 Max.

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