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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    RSMSSB Pharmacist
  • Mode of Conduction
    OFFLINE
  • Exam Duration
    180 Minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Annually
  • Official Website
    www.rsmssb.rajasthan.gov.in
  • Total Marks
    150
  • Total No. of Questions
    150
  • Medium of the exam
    English, Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    -0.33 for every incorrect answer
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    January 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    January 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    March 2022
  • Exam Date
    March 2022
  • Result
    June 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

RSMSSB Pharmacist Educational Qualification

Exam Eligibility Criteria
Paper 1
  • The candidate must possess a diploma in pharmacy from any recognized institution.
  • The candidate must have technical knowledge.

RSMSSB Pharmacist Overall Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates can check the age limit and other important eligibility criteria in the below table.

Particulars Details
Age Limit Minimum - 18 years old Maximum - 40 years old
Nationality Indian
Domicile Rajasthan
Number of attempts Until crossing the maximum age
Exam Pattern

The RSMSSB Pharmacist exam consists of one paper. The candidates who are preparing for the exam must know about the exam pattern. In the below, table exam pattern is mentioned.

Paper Paper 1
Mode of exam Offline
Number of Sections 2
Name of Sections
  • General knowledge
  • Pharmacy
Questions in each section
  • 45
  • 105
Duration of examination 180 Minutes
Maximum number of section 2
Type of questions Objective
Maximum number of marks 150
Marking Scheme 0. 33 will be deducted for every wrong answer
Language of paper English Hindi
Syllabus
Sections Syllabus
General Knowledge Current Affairs - National and International Indian History, Art and Culture

  • Mughal Rajput Relations
  • Architecture Key Features
  • Sources of History of Rajasthan
  • Dynasties of Rajasthan
  • Rajasthan: Culture, Tradition, Art
  • Important Personalities of Rajasthan
  • Tribal and Farmer Movement
  • Political and Public Awakening of Rajasthan
  • Unification of Rajasthan
  • Rajasthani Language, literature, and major dialects.
  • Tourists Sites of Rajasthan
  • Major Forts and Monuments of Rajasthan

Geography Of Rajasthan

  • Climate Change
  • Soli
  • Vegetation
  • Wildlife Conservation and Forest
  • Status and Extent of state
  • Environmental

Administrative and Political System of Rajasthan

  • Governor
  • Chief Minister,
  • State Legislative Assembly
  • High Court,
  • District Administration
  • Rajasthan Public Service Commission
  • State Human Rights Commission
  • Lokayukta
  • State Election Commission
  • StateInformation Commission
  • State Women's Commission
  • Public Policy, Legal Rights and Civil Charter
  • Local Self-Government in Rajasthan,
  • Rural and Urban Evacuation,
  • Main Features, Structure, Powers, Problems, 73rd & 74th Constitutional Amendment Bill
  • Major Trends and Important Footprints of Post Independent Rajasthan Monarchy (Major Landmark)
  • Contemporary Events
Pharmacy Pharmaceutics–

  • Introduction of different dosage forms
  • Metrology
  • Packaging of pharmaceuticals
  • Size separation
  • Mixing and Homogenization
  • Clarification and Filtration
  • Extraction and Galenicals
  • Distillation
  • Introduction to the drying process
  • Sterilization
  • Aseptic techniques
  • Processing of Tablets
  • Processing of Capsules
  • Study of immunological products
  • Prescriptions
  • Incompatibilities in prescriptions
  • Posology
  • Dispensed Medications
  • Powders
  • Liquid oral dosage forms
  • Monophasic
  • Biphasic Liquid Dosage Forms
  • Suspensions
  • Emulsions
  • Semi-Solid Dosage Forms
  • Ointments
  • Pastes
  • Jellies
  • Suppositories and pessaries
  • Dental and cosmetic preparations
  • Sterile Dosage forms
  • Parenteral dosage forms
  • Sterility testing
  • Ophthalmic products

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

  • Acids, bases, and buffers,
  • Antioxidants,
  • Gastrointestinal agents,
  • Topical Agents,
  • Antimicrobials and Astringents,
  • Dental Products,
  • Respiratory stimulants,
  • Expectorants and Emetics,
  • Antidotes,
  • Major Intra and Extracellular electrolytes,
  • Inorganic official compounds,
  • Radiopharmaceuticals and contrast media,
  • Quality control of Drugs and pharmaceuticals,
  • Identification tests for cations and anions.
  • Introduction to the nomenclature of organic chemical systems,
  • The chemistry of pharmaceutical organic compounds (Antiseptics and Disinfectants, Sulphonamides, Antileprotic Drugs, Antitubercular Drugs, Antiamoebic, and Anthelmintic Drugs, Antibiotic, Antifungal agent, Antimalarial Drugs, Tranquilizers, Hypnotics, General, Anesthetics, Antidepressant Drugs, Adrenergic drugs, Adrenergic antagonist, Cholinergic Antagonists, Diuretic Drugs, Cardiovascular Drugs)
  • Hypoglycemia Agents,
  • Coagulants and Anticoagulants,
  • Local Anesthetics,
  • Analgesics and Antipyretics,
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents,
  • Diagnostic Agents,
  • Anticonvulsants,
  • cardiac glycosides,
  • Antiarrhythmic,
  • Antihypertensives & Vitamins,
  • Steroidal Drugs,
  • Anti-Neoplastic Drugs

Pharmacognosy

  • Definition,
  • history and scope of Pharmacognosy
  • Various systems of classification of drugs and natural origin,
  • Adulteration and drug evaluation,
  • A brief outline of alkaloids,
  • terpenoids,
  • glycosides,
  • volatile oils,
  • tannins and resins,
  • Occurrence,
  • distribution,
  • organoleptic evaluation,
  • chemical constituents including tests wherever applicable and therapeutic efficacy of various drugs
  • Pharmaceutical aids,
  • Miscellaneous drugs.

Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology:-

  • Introduction to biochemistry,
  • Carbohydrates,
  • Lipids,
  • Vitamins,
  • Enzymes,
  • Therapeutics,
  • Introduction to Pathology of blood and urine.
  • Lymphocytes and platelets, their role in health and disease
  • Erythrocytes.

Human Anatomy & Physiology

  • Scope of Anatomy and physiology,
  • Elementary tissues,
  • Skeletal System,
  • Cardiovascular System,
  • Respiratory system,
  • Urinary System,
  • Muscular System,
  • Central Nervous System,
  • Sensory Organs,
  • Digestive System,
  • Endocrine System,
  • Reproductive system.

Health Education & community pharmacy

  • Concept of health,
  • Nutrition and health,
  • First aid, Environment, and health,
  • Fundamental principles of microbiology,
  • Communicable diseases,
  • Respiratory infections,
  • Intestinal infection,
  • Arthropod-borne infections,
  • Surface infection,
  • Sexually transmitted diseases,
  • Non-communicable diseases,
  • Epidemiology.

Pharmacology & Toxicology

  • Introduction to pharmacology,
  • Routes of administration of drugs,
  • General mechanism of drugs action,
  • Drugs acting on the central Nervous system,
  • Drugs acting on the respiratory system,
  • Autacoids,
  • Cardiovascular drugs,
  • Drugs affecting renal function,
  • Hormones and hormone antagonists,
  • Drugs acting on the digestive system,
  • Chemotherapy of microbial diseases,
  • Disinfectants and antiseptics.

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

  • Origin and nature of pharmaceutical legislation in India,
  • Principles and significance of Professional Ethics,
  • Pharmacy Act, 1948,
  • The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940,
  • The Drugs and Magic Remedies (objectionable Advertisement) Act, 1954,
  • Narcotic Drugs and psychotropic substances Act, 1985,
  • Latest Drugs (price control) order in force.
  • Poisons Act 1919 (as amended to date)
  • Medicinal and Toilet preparations (eExciseDuties) Act, 1955(as amended to date).
  • Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971(as amended to date).

Drug store and Business Management :

  • Part-I Commerce
    • Introduction,
    • Drug House Management,
    • Sales,
    • Recruitment,
    • training,
    • Banking and Finance.
  • Part-II: Accountancy –
    • Introduction to the accounting concepts and conventions.
    • Double-entry bookkeeping,
    • different kinds of accounts,
    • cashbook,
    • general ledger and trial balance,
    • profit and loss account, and balance sheet.
    • Simple techniques of analyzing financial statements.
    • Introduction budgeting.

Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy :

  • Part-I: Hospital Pharmacy-
    • Hospital and Hospital Pharmacy,
    • The drug Distribution system in Hospitals,
    • Manufacturing,
    • Sterile manufacture,
    • Non-sterile manufacture,
    • P.T.C.(Pharmacy Therapeutic Committee),
    • HospitalFormularSystemem,
    • Drug Information Service,
    • Surgical dressing,
    • Application of computers.
  • Part II: Clinical Pharmacy-
    • Introduction to Clinical pharmacy practice,
    • Modern dispensing aspects,
    • Common daily terminology used in the practice of medicine.
    • Disease, manifestation anpathophysiologygy,
    • Physiological parameters with their significance.
    • Drug Interactions,
    • Adverse Drug Reaction,
    • Drugs in Clinical Toxicity,
    • Drug dependences,
    • Bio-availability of drugs.

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