Drug Control Officer Syllabus HPSC Haryana

Syllabus for Direct Recruitment of post of Drug Control Officer, Haryana

1.   Capsules: Hard and soft gelatin capsules, Advantages, applications, formulation and evaluation.

2.   Tablets:  Types  of  tablets,  granulation  techniques,  formulation  of  tablets,  quality control tests,  coating of tablets.

3.   Parenterals: Formulation and quality control of parenterals.

4.   Liquid  orals:  Formulation  and  manufacturing  considerations  of  syrups,  elixirs, gargles and mouthwashes.

5. Biphasic  liquids:  Emulsions:  Advantages,  Classification,  Appearance  and identification, Emulsifying agents, Physical instability- Markers, Evaluation of physical stability of emulsions; Suspensions: Advantages, Classification of suspensions, Physical stability, theory of sedimentation, surfactants.

6.   Semisolid  dosage  forms:  Preparation  of  ointments,  pastes,  creams  and  gels Excipients used in semisolid dosage forms Evaluation of semi solid dosage forms.

7.   Ophthalmic preparations: Formulation of eye drops, eye ointments and eye lotions evaluation of ophthalmic preparations.

8.   Cosmetics:   Formulation   and   preparation   of   following   cosmetic   preparations: lipsticks, shampoos, cold cream, vanishing cream and sunscreens.

9.  Pharmaceutical aerosols: Propellants, containers, valves, formulation of aerosols, evaluation of aerosols.

10. Packaging technology: Materials used for packaging of pharmaceutical products, Stability aspects of packaging materials.

11. Forensic Pharmacy: The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules, 1945; The Pharmacy Act, 1948; The Medicinal and Toilet Preparations Act, 1955; The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act-1985.

12. Biopharmaceutics: Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion of drugs; Bioavailability: absolute and relative bioavailability, measurement of bioavailability, methods to enhance the dissolution rates and bioavailability of poorly soluble drugs.

13. Quality control and quality assurance aspects of pharmaceutical industries: GMP, Total quality management (TQM), Good Laboratory Practices, Document maintenance in pharmaceutical industries. (CDSCC) and State Licensing Authority.

14. Indian  regulatory  requirements:  Central  Drugs  Standard  Control  Organization

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