B Pharmacy interview exam for freshers – Part 1

B pharmacy job selection process

The job selection process of pharmaceutical companies varies from company to company. Depend upon the company, you may appear for the B Pharmacy interview with or without writing a qualifying exam. Usually the reputed pharmaceutical companies conduct a qualifying exam before selecting candidates for interview. This qualifying exam will helps them to assure that the job aspirant is having minimum basic knowledge about the subject. As well as it helps to reduce the number of candidates appearing for interview.

For eg: 20 positions(Jobs) are available. But 300 candidates came to the interview location. Exam conducted for all the candidates; then top 60 or top 80 graduates selected for the interview based on the marks. Now the Job selection process is based on 1:3 or 1:4 ratio. Out of 3 or 4 candidates they offer job for one candidate.

Here we have given a model B Pharmacy interview exam paper for candidates who are looking for a b pharmacy fresher’s jobs in the pharmaceutical production plant and R&D. This exam contains only multiple choice questions or descriptive type questions or combinations of both.

b paharmacy interview exam

Answer all the questions (Each correct answer carries 2 marks)

  1. Write the chemical names?
    • a. Vitamin B6
    • b. Vitamin B12
  2. Write any two lubricants, which are used in tablets manufacturing?
  3. Write the abbreviations of IP and BP?
  4. What is friability test and how to calculate it?
  5. What are the steps involved in wet granulation process?
  6. Define API and explain it?
  7. Write any two types of formulations and explain it?
  8. Name any two sources of Vitamin C? Write any disease caused by vitamin c deficiency?
  9. What is oxymel?
  10. Expand the UHPLC, TLC, LVP and SVP?

Answers:

1)

  1. a) Vitamin B6- Pyridoxine
  2. b) Vitamin B12 – Cyanocobalamin

2) Commonly used lubricants are Talc, silica, Stearic acid and Magnesium stearate etc

3) IP full form Indian Pharmacopoeia

BP full form British Pharmacopoeia

4)  Friability test is conducted to know the physical strength of a tablet. It is the withstanding capacity of a tablet when it is on manufacturing and transportation.

It is calculated by using this formula

Friability =(Initial weight- Final weight)/Initial weight * 100

Initial weight in mg- before test

Final weight in mg- after completion of test

5) Following steps involved in the wet granulation process.

  • Mixing
  • Drying
  • Dry screening
  • Fluid bed granulation

6) API is known as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient. First and most important component of any formulation. There is no finished dose formulation is available without an API.

7) Various types of formulations are available

Topical formulations:

This type of formulations are administered by local route, applied on the skin. The active ingredient in formulation does not enter into the systemic circulation.

e.g Topical creams

Parenteral formulations:

These formulations are administered by the parenteral route that in to blood. The ingredients in the formulation is directly enter in the blood. Bioavailability is high for this formulations.

ex: Intravenous Injections

8)  Oranges, Lemons and Tomotos are sources for vitamin C. Severe deficiency of vitamin C causes “scurvy” disease.

9)  Oxymel is a mixture of honey , water and vinegar.

10) UHPLC is known as Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatography.

LVP is known as Large Volume Parenteral

SVP is known as Small Volume Parenteral 

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List of clinical SAS companies in Hyderabad

Clinical SAS

Clinical sas (Statistical Analysis System) companies play a pivotal role in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, providing essential services in data management, statistical analysis, and reporting for clinical trials. These companies specialize in utilizing SAS software, a powerful tool for managing and analyzing clinical trial data efficiently and accurately.

Clinical SAS companies offer a wide range of services, including data collection, validation, transformation, statistical programming, and regulatory submissions. They ensure that clinical trial data is meticulously organized, analyzed, and presented in compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards, such as Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) guidelines. Through their expertise in SAS programming and data analysis, these companies contribute significantly to the advancement of medical research and the development of new drugs and treatments, ultimately improving patient outcomes and healthcare worldwide.

Overall, clinical SAS companies play a vital role in ensuring the integrity, accuracy, and compliance of clinical trial data, thereby contributing to the advancement of medical science and the improvement of global public health.

List of clinical sas companies in Hyderabad

Accenture

Address: Divyashree Orion Tower A, B, B SY.No.66/1, Naga Hills Road,

Serilingampally, Raidurg Village, Hyderabad, Telangana, India, 500032

IQVIA

Address: Tablespace, My Home Twitza  3rd Floor,

Plot no. 30/A , APIIC Hyderabad Knowledge City,

Raidurg, Rangareddy Dist. 500081, Telangana

Parexel International corporation

Address: 11th Floor, Building No. 20, Raheja Mindspace IT Park,

HITEC City, Madhapur, Telangana 500081

Novartis

Address: Salarpuria-Sattva Knowledge City, Inorbit Mall Rd,

Durgam Cheruvu Rd, HITEC City, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081

ICON plc

Address: Street No. 1 Vemireddy Enclave, Gouri Shankar Nagar Colony,

Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034

Syneos Health

Address: Building 12B, 3rd Floor Raheja Mindspace,

Hitech City, Madhapur, Telangana 500081

PPD Inc.

Address: 12th Floor, A-Wing

Aurobindo Galaxy # 1, Hyderabad Knowledge City, TSIIC

Raidurg Panmaktha, Serilingampally Mandal, Hyderabad 500081 (Telangana)

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ProRelix Research

Address: Plot No. 37, 2nd Floor Gate No.5,

Mathrusree Nagar, Miyapur, Telangana 500049

Cytel

Address: 3rd Floor, Waverock Sez Phase 2.1, Road, Number 2,

Financial District, Nanakramguda-500008.

SDC Clinical

Address: 8th  Floor, Building 3B, Raheja Mind Space Entrance Gate,

HUDA Techno Enclave, HITEC City, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081

MakroCare

Address: Building No: 1-65/2/256, Makro Towers, Kavuri Hills, Madhapur,

Hyderabad, Telangana 500081

Techsol Corporation

Address: Techsol Life Sciences Private Limited, Technology Services Division,

Level – 4, Lorven Tiara, Survey No.34, Kondapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500084

+91 – (040) 6744 8888

You can also find here the list of pharmaceutical companies in Hyderabad.