Detailed syllabus of Kerala PSC Radiographer Grade II Examination with Category no. 416/2011 on January 2014 published by Kerala public service commission.



Post Name: Radiographer Grade II.
Category Number: 416/2011.
Department: INDIAN SYSTEMS OF MEDICINE.
Examination Date: 29/01/2014 Wednesday 08.00 AM to 09.15 AM.

Exam Syllabus

An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on the qualification prescribed for the post.

Main Topics:

Part I-General and Radiation Physics.
Part II-Basic Subjects.
Part III-Physics of Medical imaging and Radiotherapy (Radiodiagnosis).

Detailed Syllabus


1. General and Radiation Physics
Units in radiography, magnetism and magnetic properties, electrical energy, joules,watts,
electromagnetic induction, alternating currents, transformers, electrical measuring instruments, electronics, modern physics, atomic structure, radio activity, x-ray tubes, x-ray spectrum, bremsstrahlung and characteristics x-rays, units and measure of radiation, principles of radiation detection and measurement.

2. Basic subjects
General anatomy, anatomy of nervous system, circulatory system, respiratory system, skeletal system, GIT, genito urinary system & endocrine system, general physiology, physiology of cardio vascular system, respiratory system, GIT, endocrine system, real system, nervous system reproductive system and muscle and nerve. Elementary pathology, pathology of CNS, MSK, head and neck, respiratory, endocrine, GIT, GUT, genital and hepatobilary system.

3. Physics of medical imaging and radio therapy (Radio Diagnosis)
X-ray film processing, ray films, intensifying screen , unsharpenes in radio graphs. fluoroscopy, dental radio graphy units, x-ray equipments, DSA, mammography, CT, MRI, ultra sound, CR, DR and radiation protection.


Radiography including dark room techniques , and modern imaging techniques X- ray exposure factors, dark room techniques, radiography of skull. upper limb, lower limb, vertebral column, Para nasal sinuses. Special investigation techniques like barium meal, barium enema, HSG, IVU, RGP, AGP, MCU, bronchography, myelography , enteroclysis, angiography and contrast agents in medical imaging Ultrasound scan CT scan-spiral CT, multislice CT scanner, low dose CT , CT angiography , virtual volonoscopy MRI scan -1.5 tesla magnets , diffusion, perfusion imaging, spectroscopy, DSA, Mammography and recent advances.

Radio therapy

General principles, radio therapy sources, brachy therapy, radio therapy simulators, radiotherapy treatment, planning, normal tissue reaction to radiation, clinical radio therapy, nuclear medicine Physics of radio therapy.

Cobalt 60 teletherapy units, linear accelerator, calibration of therapy units, dosimetry parameters, treatment calculations .isotopes used .radiation safety in radio therapy and recent advances in radio therapy.


Maximum Marks: 100
Exam Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes.
Medium of Questions: English.

Candidates can download the Admission Tickets through the Website www.keralapsc.gov.in from 08.01.2014.





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