TNPSC Assistant Medical Officer Exam Syllabus/Paper Pattern

Tamil Nadu TNPSC Assistant Medical Officer Exam 2015 Exam Syllabus. Candidates who have applied can download the TNPSC AMO 2015 Exam Syllabus and Paper Pattern here.

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) will conduct a Written exam for recruitment to the posts of Assistant Medical Officer (Siddha/Ayurveda/Unani/Homeopathy) in the Department of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy included in Tamil Nadu Medical Service (Service Code:048).

Exam Pattern : Exam Pattern for the Assistant Medical Officer (AMO) written Exam is as Follows :-

Paper – I 300 Marks and time duration 3.00 hrs
(Any one of the subjects for the concerned posts)
(i) Siddha Medicine (200 questions)
(ii) Ayurvedic Medicine (200 questions)
(iii) Unani Medicine (200 questions)
(iv) Homeopathy Medicine (200 questions)

Paper – II 200 Marks and time duration 2.00 hrs
General Studies (Degree Standard) – 100 Items
General Studies – 75 items
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Std.) – 25 items

Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection 171 (for SC, ST, MBC/DC BC(M) & BC) & 228 (for Others).

The question paper for will be set in Tamil only for Siddha Medicine, Tamil & English for Ayurvedic Medicine, Urdu only for Unani Medicine and English only for Homeopathy Medicine.

There will also be a Interview of 70 marks.

Exam Syllabus : Exam Syllabus for Tamil Nadu PSC Health Officer Exam is given below :-

Paper-I

Candidates are requested to download the detailed syllabi for their concerned subjects from the links mentioned in the table given below :

Subject Name

Syllabus Download Link

Siddha Medicine
[Post Code No. 1950]

CLICK HERE

Ayurvedic Medicine
[Post Code No. 1951]

CLICK HERE

Unani Medicine
[Post Code No. 1952]

CLICK HERE

Homeopathy Medicine
[Post Code No. 1953]

CLICK HERE

General Studies (Degree Standard)

Unit I

General science : Physics Universe‐General Scientific laws‐Scientific instruments‐Inventions and discoveries‐National scientific laboratories‐Science glossary‐Mechanics and properties of matter‐Physical quantities, standards and units‐Force, motion and energy‐Electricity and Magnetism, Electronics and Communication ‐Heat, light and sound‐Atomic and nuclear physics‐Solid State Physics – Spectroscopy‐ Geophysics ‐ Astronomy and space science Chemistry Elements and Compounds‐Acids, bases and salts‐Oxidation and reduction‐Chemistry of ores and metals‐Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds‐Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides‐Biochemistry and biotechnology‐Electrochemistry‐Polymers and plastics Botany Main Concepts of life science‐The cell‐basic unit of life‐Classification of living organism‐Nutrition and dietetics‐Respiration‐Excretion of metabolic waste‐Bio-communication Zoology Blood and blood circulation‐Endocrine system‐Reproductive system‐Genetics the science of heredity‐Environment, ecology, health and hygiene, Bio‐ diversity and its conservation‐Human diseases‐Communicable diseases and non‐ communicable diseases‐ prevention and remedies‐ Alcoholism and drug abuse‐Animals, plants and human life.

Unit II

Current Events :
History : Latest diary of events – National‐‐National symbols‐Profile of States‐Defense, national security and terrorism‐World organizations‐pacts and summits‐Eminent persons & places in news‐Sports & games‐Books & authors ‐Awards & honors‐Cultural panorama‐Latest historical events‐‐ India and its neighbors‐‐ Latest terminology‐Appointments‐who is who?
Political Science : 1. India’s foreign policy‐2. Latest court verdicts – public opinion‐3. Problems in conduct of public elections‐4. Political parties and political system in India‐ 5. Public awareness & General administration‐6. Role of Voluntary organizations & Govt.,‐7. Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility
Geography : Geographical landmarks‐Policy on environment and ecology
Economics : Current socio‐economic problems‐New economic policy & govt. sector
Science : Latest inventions on science & technology‐Latest discoveries in Health Science‐Mass media & communication

Unit III

Geography : Earth and Universe‐Solar system‐Atmosphere hydrosphere, lithosphere‐Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate‐Water resources ‐‐‐ rivers in India‐Soil, minerals & natural resources‐Natural vegetation‐Forest & wildlife‐Agricultural pattern, livestock & fisheries‐Transport including Surface transport & communication‐Social geography – population‐density and distribution‐Natural calamities – disaster management‐Climate change ‐ impact and consequences ‐ mitigation measures‐Pollution Control

Unit IV

History and culture of India : Pre‐historic events‐‐Indus valley civilization‐Vedic, Aryan and Sangam age‐Maurya dynasty‐Buddhism and Jainism‐Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas‐Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis‐South Indian history‐Culture and Heritage of Tamil people‐Advent of European invasion‐Expansion and consolidation of British rule‐Effect of British rule on socio‐economic factors‐Social reforms and religious movements‐India since independence‐Characteristics of Indian culture‐Unity in diversity – race, colour, language, custom‐India‐as secular state‐Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, music‐ Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN‐Political parties and
populist schemes‐ Prominent personalities in the various spheres – Arts, Science, literature and Philosophy – Mother Teresa, Swami Vivekananda, Pandit Ravishankar , M.S.Subbulakshmi, Rukmani Arundel and J.Krishnamurthy etc.

Unit V

INDIAN POLITY : Constitution of India‐. Preamble to the constitution‐ Salient features of constitution‐ Union, State and territory‐ Citizenship‐rights amend duties‐ Fundamental rights‐ Fundamental duties‐ Human rights charter‐ Union legislature – Parliament‐ State executive‐ State Legislature – assembly‐ Status of Jammu & Kashmir‐ Local government – panchayat raj –Tamil Nadu‐ Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law‐ Indian federalism –center – state relations‐. Emergency provisions‐ Civil services in India‐ Administrative challenges in a welfare state‐ Complexities of district administration‐ Elections ‐ Election Commission Union and State. Official language and Schedule‐VIII‐ Amendments to constitution‐ Schedules to constitution‐. Administrative reforms & tribunals‐ Corruption in public life‐ Anti‐corruption measures –Central Vigilance Commission, lok‐adalats, Ombudsman, ‐ Comptroller and Auditor General of India‐ Right to information ‐ Central and State Commission‐ Empowerment of women‐ Voluntary organizations and public grievances Redressal‐ Consumer protection forms

Unit VI

Indian economy : Nature of Indian economy‐Need for economic planning‐Five‐year plan models‐an assessment‐Land reforms & agriculture‐Application of science in agriculture‐Industrial growth‐Capital formation and investment‐Role of public sector & disinvestment‐Development of infrastructure‐ National income‐ Public finance & fiscal policy‐ Price policy & public distribution‐ Banking, money & monetary policy‐ Role of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)‐ WTO‐globalization & privatization‐ Rural welfare oriented programmes‐Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty‐HRD –sustainable economic growth‐ Economic trends in Tamil Nadu ‐Energy Different sources and development‐ Finance Commission ‐Planning Commission‐ National Development Council

Unit VII

Indian national movement : National renaissance‐Early uprising against British rule‐1857 Revolt‐ Indian National Congress‐Emergence of national leaders‐Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Nethaji ‐Growth of militant movements ‐Different modes of agitations‐Era of different Acts & Pacts‐World war & final phase struggle‐Communalism led to partition‐Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle ‐ Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & Others‐Birth of political parties /political system in India since independence

Unit VIII

APTITUDE & MENTAL ABILITY TESTS : Conversion of information to data‐Collection, compilation and presentation of data ‐Tables, graphs, diagrams‐Parametric representation of data‐Analytical interpretation of data ‐Simplification‐Percentage‐Highest Common Factor (HCF)‐Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)‐Ratio and Proportion‐Simple interest‐Compound interest‐Area‐Volume‐ Time and Work‐Behavioral ability ‐Basic terms, Communications in information technology‐Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)‐ Decision making and problem solving‐Logical Reasoning Puzzles Dice Visual Reasoning‐Alphanumeric Reasoning Number Series Logical Number/ Alphabetical/ Diagrammatic Sequences‐

For more Information please visit – http://www.tnpsc.gov.in

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