Wednesday, August 17, 2016

TSPSC Recruitment-2016 Scheme of Examination and Syllabus for 251 Veterinary Asst Surgion Posts

TSPSC Recruitment-2016 Scheme of Examination and Syllabus for 251 Veterinary Asst Surgion Posts Syllabus for Recruitment of Veterinary Assistant Surgion Posts by Telangana State Public Service Commission | Scheme of Examination for TSPSC Recruitment Notification for 251 Posts in Animal Husbandry Dept of Telangana State Viz Veterinary Assistant Surgion Posts Scheme of Examinatin and Syllabus for Veterinary Asst Surgion Posts through Telangana Public Service Commission Online Application will be started from 19.08.2016 Last Date to Apply Online is 0.09.2016 tspsc-recruitment-2016-scheme-of-examination-syllabus-veterinary-asst-surgion-251-posts


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Paper-I: General Studies And General Abilities







Part: B: Interview


  1. Current affairs – Regional, National and International.
  2. International Relations and Events.
  3. General Science; India’s Achievements in Science and Technology.
  4. Environmental issues; Disaster Management- Prevention and Mitigation Strategies.
  5. Economic and Social Development of India and Telangana.
  6. Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India.
  7. Physical, Social and Economic Geography and Demography of Telangana.
  8. Socio-economic, Political and Cultural History of Modern India with special emphasis on Indian National Movement.
  9. Socio-economic, Political and Cultural History of Telangana with special emphasis on Telangana Statehood Movement and formation of Telangana state.
  10. Indian Constitution; Indian Political System; Governance and Public Policy.
  11. Social Exclusion; Rights issues such as Gender, Caste, Tribe, Disability etc. and inclusive policies.
  12. Society, Culture, Heritage, Arts and Literature of Telangana. 13.Policies of Telangana State.
  13. Logical Reasoning; Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation. 15.Basic English. (10th Class Standard)

UNIT I: General
Role of livestock and their products in Indian economy and human health; Current livestock programmes and policies of state and Nation; Economics of dairy,
Sheep, goat, poultry, pig, rabbit farming and fisheries; Constraints to the livestock development programs.
UNIT II: Livestock Management
Common terms used in Animal Husbandry; Demography of livestock; Housing, handling, restraining, ageing, breeding, feeding and caring of different age groups of different species of animals including zoo/wild and lab animals; Economic project proposal for housing and maintenance of livestock, poultry and lab animals; Routine farm practices of livestock and poultry; Strategies for enhancing productivity through livestock improvement; Quality maintenance of livestock by-products; Fodder production and management; Maintenance of labour, accounts and farm records.

UNIT III: Animal Nutrition
Nutritional terms and definitions; Role of nutrition in livestock health and production; Classification and composition of feeds and fodders including forest grasses; Antinutritional factors and toxins in feeds and fodders; Feeding standards and nutrient requirements of different categories of livestock and computation of rations; Nutritional deficiency and its influence on livestock performance; Feed
supplements and additives; Conservation and preservation of feeds and fodders; Economic utilization of agro by-products for feeding livestock; Utilization of unconventional feeds; Wildlife nutrition.

UNIT IV: Animal Breeding and Genetics
Important breeds of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat, pig, dog, horse and poultry, with special reference to economic traits of farm animals; Breeding of important species of zoo/wild animals. Breeding livestock for high performance and disease resistance; Principles of genetics; Nature of DNA and RNA-their models and functions; Applications of recombinant DNA technology, cloning and role of gene actions and cytogenetics; Animal breeding policies and programmes in State and Nation.

UNIT V: Veterinary Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry
Gross study of bones, joints, muscles of skeleton; Gross study of organs of digestive, respiratory, circulatory, urinary, nervous and reproductive systems; Mechanism of respiration; General functions of blood and its constituents (blood cells, plasma & serum) coagulation, cardiac cycle, blood circulation, blood pressure, renal function; Hormonal control of Lactogenesis; Environmental factors affecting animal production; Environmental stress on animal performance; Green house
gases-role of ruminants; Digestion, absorption and metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, fats and other nutrients in simple stomach animals and ruminants.

UNIT VI: Veterinary Microbiology, Pathology, Parasitology and Pharmacology
Aetiology, morphology, life cycle, transmission, pathogenesis, symptoms, lesions, diagnosis, treatment, control and prevention of bacterial, viral, fungal, Chlamydial, ricketsial diseases of domesticated animals, birds and zoo/wild animals; Organs/tissues/cells of Immune system; infection and immunity; type and grades of immunity, serological reactions and modern diagnostic techniques; Principles of vaccine production, different types of vaccines, storage and their administration.
Concept and cause of disease in animals; General principles and procedures of necropsy; collection, preservation and dispatch of morbid materials for laboratory diagnosis, disease investigation; Veterolegal cases, writing of post-mortem report, notified diseases; General pathological conditions in bacterial, viral, fungal, Chlamydia, ricketsial, parasitic diseases, neoplasm’s, nutritional, metabolic, toxic, allergic and autoimmune diseases of domesticated, zoo/wild animals and birds; Exotic emerging and re-emerging diseases of livestock.
Aetiology, morphology, life cycle, transmission, pathogenesis, symptoms, lesions, diagnosis, treatment, and strategic control of helminthic, protozoan and arthropod parasites affecting domesticated animals and poultry; Detection and management of antiparasitic drug resistance.
Drug/hormone/vitamin action/adverse reaction on various organs/systems of the body; Pharmacokinetics: dose, routes of administration, absorption, distribution, biotransformation and excretion of different drugs; General approaches of diagnosis and treatment of toxicity/poisons caused by metal, non metal, plants, weeds, drugs, agro chemicals, venom bites, sting bites and residue toxicity; Pharmacodynamics - local and general anaesthetics and antidotes;  Antibiotics and chemotherapy.

UNIT VII: Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health
Environmental hygiene; Role of veterinarian in public health; Zoonoses including food- borne diseases: concept, scope, objectives and uses of epidemiology;  Aetiology, transmission, pathogenecity, symptoms, lesions, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment, control and eradication of major contagious and non infectious diseases of livestock, birds and zoo/wild animals; Livestock products and by-products in relation to public health; Legislation and International (OIE, WTO) national food safety standards; Socio economic impact of zoonotic diseases in India; Control of environmental pollutants; Establishment of Animal Healthcare Centres.

UNIT VIII: Veterinary Medicine
Diagnosis and treatment of various clinical manifestations of animals and poultry; Metabolic disorders, systemic, non systemic, infectious & non infectious diseases of livestock; Role of alternate/integrated/ethno veterinary medicine; Animal welfare and ethics, common offences against animals, SPCA, Animal Welfare Board of India, NGOs; Laws relating to offences affecting public health.

UNIT IX: Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Reproductive physiology-hormones and reproduction; Management of reproductive disorders in animals; Multiple ovulation and embryo transfer technology in livestock and zoo animals; Pregnancy diagnosis, obstetrical operations; Quality semen production and its characteristics in different species of animals, cryopreservation & artificial insemination; Establishment and organisation of semen production and artificial insemination centres.
UNIT X: Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
General surgical principles, surgical equipment, operation theatre management, asepsis, anti-sepsis and sterilization; Radiographic pathology; Diagnostic imaging; Pre and post-operative considerations, anesthesia, various surgical interventions in animals, surgical emergencies, intensive care of animals, physiotherapy, diathermy.

UNIT XI: Livestock Products Technology
Layout and maintenance of milk, meat & chicken processing units; Abattoir practices, methods of slaughtering and dressing, utilization of by products, unsound meat and its disposal; Preparation, processing, preservation, packaging, storage, transportation, nutritional value, quality control and marketing of livestock products and by-products; Objectives of meat inspection & laws, ante-mortem, post-mortem inspection; Legal standards of quality control, toxicity/pesticide residues and adulterants in livestock products and by-products.

UNIT XII: Veterinary Extension and Animal Husbandry
Livestock farming systems in rural India; Improved A.H. practices-rural upliftment; Communication technologies; A.H developmental programmes in state and central government; Livestock economics, marketing and business management; Livestock contribution to national economy; Economics of animal diseases and disease  losses; Livestock trade against trans-boundary countries.