PEB is going to conduct an examination for the recruitment of Pharmacist Gr-I and Pharmacist Gr-II by conducting a written examination in December 2020. Find here/download Details Recruitment notification.
Total MCQ: 100 (75-pharmacy= 25 General Science, Maths, English, Hindi & GK)
Total marks: 100
Pharmacist Previous Year Question Paper Download
Pharmacist Syllabus PEB MP
Syllabus containes two parts
- General Science, Maths, English, Hindi & GK)
- Technical: Pharmacy
2. Syllabus of Pharmacy
Comprises the following subjects
- PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY
- BIOCHEMISTRY AND CLINICAL PATHOLOGY
- HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
- HEALTH EDUCATION & COMMUNITY PHARMACY
- DISPENSING PHARMACY
- PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY II
- Pharmacology and Toxicology
- Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
- Introduction to different dosage forms, their classification with examples—their relative applications. Familiarization with new drug delivery systems.
- Introduction to Pharmacopoeias with special reference to the Indian Pharmacopoeia.
- Size reduction, Size separation,
- Metrology—a system of weights and measures. Calculations including conversion from one to another system. Percentage calculations and adjustment of products. Use of allegation method in calculations. Isotonic solutions.
- Mixing and homogenization.
- Packaging of pharmaceuticals
- Extraction and galenicals,
- Clarification and filtration,
- Heat processes,
- Introduction to drying processes,
- Sterilization—the concept of sterilization and its differences from disinfection—thermal resistance of microorganisms. A detailed study of different sterilization processes.
- Study of immunological products like sera, vaccines, toxoids and their preparations.,
- Processing of tablets, Processing of capsules
2. PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY
- Acids, bases and buffers, Gastrointestinal agents, Acidifying agents, Antacids,
- Protectives and adsorbents, Saline cathartics.
- Topical agents — (i) Protectives (ii) Antimicrobials and astringents (iii) Sulphur and its compounds (iv) Astringents—alum and zinc sulfate.
- Dental product,
- Inhalants, Respiratory stimulants,
- Expectorants and emetics, Antidotes.
- Major Intra and extracellular electrolytes,
- Inorganic official compounds of iron, iodine and calcium; ferrous sulfate and calcium gluconate.
- Radiopharmaceuticals and contrast media radioactivity,
- Identification tests for cations and anions as per Indian Pharmacopoeia. Quality control of drugs and pharmaceuticals
- Definition, history, and scope of Pharmacognosy including the indigenous system of medicine. Various systems of classification of drugs of natural origin.
- Adulteration and drug evaluation; the significance of pharmacopoeial standards. therapeutic effects and pharmaceutical applications of alkaloids, terpenoids, glycosides, volatile oils, tannins, and resins.
- Occurrence, distribution, organoleptic evaluation, chemical constituents including tests wherever applicable and therapeutic efficacy of
- (a) Laxatives
- (b) Cardiotonics
- (c) Carminatives & G.I. regulators catechu.
- nux vomica.
- tolu balsam,
- chaulmoogra oil.
- Gymnema sylvestro.
- shark liver oil and
- Collection and preparation of crude drugs from the market as exemplified by ergot, opium, rauwolfia, digitalis, senna.
- Study of source, preparation and identification of fibres used in sutures and surgical dressings—cotton, silk, wool and regenerated fibres.
4. BIOCHEMISTRY AND CLINICAL PATHOLOGY
- Introduction to biochemistry.
- Brief chemistry and role of carbohydrates, proteins , lipids, their classification and related diseases. Role of minerals and water in life processes.
- Brief chemistry and role of vitamins and coenzymes ,brief concept of enzymatic,
- Introduction to the pathology of blood and urine.
5. HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
- Definition of various terms used in anatomy, physiology,
- Structure of cell, function of its components with special reference to mitochondria and microsomes.
- Elementary tissues of the body, Composition of blood, blood group and coagulation of blood,
- Name and functions of lymph glands.
- Anatomy and physiology of different body systems in Brief
6. HEALTH EDUCATION & COMMUNITY PHARMACY
- Concept of health—definition, indicators of health, the concept of disease, prevention of diseases.
- Environment and health.
- First aid—emergency treatment in shock, snake bite, burns, poisoning, heart disease, fractures and resuscitation methods. Elements of minor surgery and dressings.
- Fundamental principles of microbiology, organisms of common diseases.
- Non-communicable diseases—causative agents, prevention, care and control. Cancer, diabetes, blindness, cardiovascular
- Communicable disease—causative agents, modes of transmission and prevention.
- (a) Respiratory infections—chickenpox, measles, influenza, Diptheria, whooping cough and tuberculosis.
- (b) Intestinal infections—poliomyelitis, hepatitis, cholera, typhoid, food poisoning, hookworm infection.
- (c) Arthropod-borne infections—plague, malaria, filariasis.
- (d) Surface infections—rabies, trachoma, tetanus, leprosy.
- (e) Sexually transmitted diseases—syphilis, gonorrhoea, AIDS.
- Nutrition and health, vitamins and minerals.
- Demography and family planning, natural family planning methods, chemical methods, mechanical methods, hormonal, contraceptives, population problem of India.
- Immunity and immunization, immunological products and their dose schedule.
- Principles of disease control and prevention, hospital-acquired infection, prevention and control.
7. DISPENSING PHARMACY
- Prescriptions : Reading and understanding of prescription; Incompatibilities in prescriptions,
- Posology: Dose and dosage of drugs, Dispensed Medications:
- (i) Powders
- (ii) Liquid oral dosage
- (b) Biphasic liquid dosage forms:
- (iii) Dental and cosmetic preparations:
- (iv) Semi-solid dosage forms:
- (a) Ointments
- (iv) emulsification.
- (v) Sterile dosage forms:
- (a) Parenteral dosage forms
- (b) Sterility testing,
- (c) Ophthalmic products— study of essential characteristics of different ophthalmic preparations
8. PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY II
- chemistry of pharmaceutical organic compounds covering their nomenclature, chemical structure, uses and the important physical and chemical properties.
- The stability and storage conditions and the different types of pharmaceutical formulations of the drugs
9. Pharmacology and Toxicology
- Introduction to pharmacology, the scope of pharmacology.
- Routes of administration of drugs, their advantages and disadvantages. Various processes of absorption of drugs and the factors affecting them. Metabolism, distribution and excretion of drugs.
- General mechanism of drug action and the factors which modify drugs action.
- Pharmacological classification of drugs.
- (i) Drugs acting on the central nervous system:
- (a) General anesthetics, intravenous anesthetics.
- (b) Analgesic, antipyretic, sedatives and hypnotics, anticonvulsants,
- (ii) Local anesthetics.
- (iii) Drugs acting on autonomic nervous system.
- (iv) Drugs acting one eye,
- (v) Drugs acting on the respiratory system
- (vi) Antacids,
- (vii) Cardiovascular drugs,
- (viii) Drugs acting on the blood and blood-forming organs.
- (ix) Drugs affecting renal function
- (x) Hormones and hormone antagonists
- (xi) Drugs acting on the digestive system
- (i) Drugs acting on the central nervous system:
10. Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence