Detailed syllabus of Kerala PSC Medical Officer Examination with Category no. 652/2012 on May 2014 published by Kerala public service commission.
Post Name: Medical Officer (Ayurveda).
Category Number: 652/2012.
Department: Kerala Municipal Common Service.
Examination Date: 21/05/2014 Wednesday 10.30 AM to 12.15 PM.
An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on the qualification prescribed for the post.
Part I: Basic principles of Ayurveda, Swasthavritha, Panchakarma.
Part II: Nidana and Kaya Chikitsa.
Part III: Yogaparichaya, Agathatantra, Salyatantra.
Part IV: Kaumarabritya, Prasoothitantra, Rasyana & Vajeekarma, Salakyatantra.
Part V: General Knowledge, Current Affairs & Renaissance in Kerala.
Part I: Basic principles of Ayurveda, Swasthavritha, Panchakarma.
Basic Principles of Ayurveda
Guna&karma of doshas-five types of doshas-lakshanas of vridhi and kshaya of doshas, dhauts and malas-concept of ama-symptomology samadoshas-treatment principles of samadoshasdoshopakramaneeya (treatment principles of vata, pitha and kapha) –dvividhopakramneeyadefinition and symptomology of karshya and staulya-treatment principles and relevant yogas- Principles of dravyagunavijnana-concept of rasa- guna-virya-vipaka-prabhava- their utility in chikitsa- Theory of Panchabhutas- its clinical application.
Importance of dinacharya- benefits, procedure and contraindications of dantadhavanaabhyanga- snana-vyayama-ahara-maidhuna-nidra -importance sadvritha-ritucharya- ahara and its importance- yogasanas employed for various diseases-nutrition and nutritional deficiencies.
Importance of panchakarma-arhanarhata, administration, samyakyoga, heenayoga, atiyoga of snehana, svedana,varnana,virechana,nasya,niruha,anuvasana and utharavasti- types of each of these modalities- vyapath and their management-therapeutic use of gandusha, dhuma, kabala, aschyodana, anjana and putapka-different modalities of murdhataila and their indications, procedure and samyakyoga- various yogas used in panchakarma.
Part II: Nidana and Kaya Chikitsa
Nidana & Kayachikitsa
Nidana-purvarupa-lakshanasamucchaya-samprapti-chikitsatatva and vyadhayavasta based chikitsa of jvara, raktapitha, kasa, svasa, rajayakshma, cchardi, hridroga, trishna, atisara, grahani, mutraghata, prameha, gulma, udara, panduroga, sopha, visarpa, kushta, svitra, krimi, vatavyadhi, vatasonitha, unmada and apasmara - common signs and symptoms and their interpretation-Diagnosis and Ayurvedic treatment of current epidemic fevers- Normal values and interpretation of blood routine examination- blood examination for liver function-renal function-thyroid function -ECG in clinical practice.
Part III: Yogaparichaya, Agathatantra, Salyatantra
Yogaparichaya - indications, composition and prakarana mentioned of following compound drugs-kashayas-shadanga, drakshadi, vyaghryadi, trayantyadi, sahacharadi.amritotharam, bharngyadi, chiruvilvkadi, elakanadi. dasamulakatutrayam, ashtavargam, prasaranyadi, dhanadanayanadi, rasnerandadi,. gandharvahastadi, rasonadi, saptasaram, nisakatakadi, brihatyadi, punarnavadi, manjishatadi, nayaopayam, vasaguluchyadi, rasnasaptakam, rasnapanchakam, various ganas mentioned in Ashtangahridaya sutrastana 15th Chapter- Ghritaspippalyadi, vrishaghrita, shadpala, rasnadi, dhanvatnara, sukumara, tiktaka, mahatiktaka, vajraka, guggulutiktaka, indukantha, dadimadi, misrakasneha, brahmighrita, Kalyanaka, panchagavya-Lehyas- agastyarasyana, amritaprasa, kushmandarasayana, drakshadi, dasamulahareethaki, manibhadragula, kalyanaka gula- Churnas-taleesadi, taleesapatradi, kalyanakshara, ashtachurna, hinguvachadi, vaisvanara, navayasa, narayana, shaddharana, avalgujabeejadi, avipathi, dadimashtakam, Tailas- sahacharadi, bhelatailam, balatailam, ksheerabala, pindataila, madhuyashtyadi, pinyakatalam, pippalyadi, Gutikas- patupanchakadi, saptasama, manduravatakam, Arishtas-takrarishta, abhayarishtam, ayaskriti. lodhrasavam, madhukasavam, gomutrasavam.
Agadatantra-identification savishadamsha- first aid for sarpadamsha-concept of dushivisha, gara and their management-vishasankata-pathyaapathya in visha-stavaravisha- pratyoushadhas for stavatavisha-indications and composition of vilvadi gutika-dushivisharigutikadashangaagada- neelidaladikashaya-nileetulasyadi kashaya- sigrupunarvadi churna-eladi churnalodhradi- -padmaka,champaka-agada.
Salyatantra- marmas and their classification- indications, modalities, procedure, samyakyoga, vyapath(with management)of raktamoksha- nidanapanchaka and treatment of vriddhi, vidradhi, arshas, asmari, sadyovrina and dushtavrina (with their possible correlations in Western Medicine)- principles of wound healing-burns, boil, abscess, carbuncle, cellulitis, erysipelas and their management- indications and composition of guggulupanchapala, murivenna, nagaradilepa.
Part IV: Kaumarabritya, Prasoothitantra, Rasayana & Vajeekarma, Salakyatantra
Kaumarabhritya-importance of stanya-stanyadushti and its management-medhakarayogas for sishu-principles of treatment in children-kumarasosha and its treatment- talukantaka-physical and mental mile stones- common developmental anomalies in children- lakshadi taila- rajanyadi churna.
Prasutitantra-garbhinicharya- kshirapaka for each month-sutikaacharya- phalasarpispushyanugachurna- various yonivyapaths and their management- diagnosis of preganacy- ante natal care-vomiting in pregnancy- haemorrhage in pregnancy-hypertension, anemia, pre eclampsia, eclampsia during pregnancy-dysfunctional uterine bleeding- infertility, endometriosis, amenorrhoes, perimenopausal syndrome, pre menopausal syndromes, fibroids adenomyosis of uterus and overy-common obstetrical and gynecological diseases.
Rasayana & Vajeekarana- importance of rasayana-types- purvakarmas-compound drugs in rasayana (as per Ashtangahridya) and their indications-use of tipahala, chitraka, bhallathaka, tuvaraka, pippali, somaraji, lashuna, silajathu, haritaki, asvagandha, tila and punarnava as rasayana-medhyarasayanas-achararasayana- indications of brahmarasayana, chyavanaprasam, abhayamalakarasayana, narasimharasyana-definition and benefits of vajeekarana- definition of vrishyadravyas- single drugs and diet in vajeekarana-vajeekarana recipes- interpretation of semen analysis-male infertility.
Salakyatantra- nidana lakshanasamucchaya samprapi chikitsatatva and treatment of different vartmaroga, timira, linganasa, karnarogas, nasarogas, mukharogas and sirorogas- common compound and single drugs used in salakyatantra.
Part V: General Knowledge, Current Affairs & Renaissance in Kerala
Geography of India- Physical Features- Climate-Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites –Etc. Demography- Economic and Social Development-Poverty Alleviation-Economy and Planning-Etc. History of India-Period from 1857 to 1947 National Movement.
Important World, National and Regional Events related to the Political and Scientific fields, Sports, Cinema and Literature etc.
Geographical Facts- Physical Features- Climate-Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites – Etc.
Renaissance of Kerala
Important Events/Movements/Leaders:- Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Chattampi Swami, Sree Narayana Guru, Vagbhatananda, Thycaud Ayya, Ayya Vaikundar, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru), Ayyankali, Pandit Karuppan, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V.T.Bhattathirippad, Dr Palpu. Kumaranasan, Vakkom Moulavi, Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara Etc
Maximum Marks: 100
Exam Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes.
Medium of Questions: English.
Candidates can download the Admission Tickets through their One Time Registration Profile in the Website www.keralapsc.gov.in from 30/04/2014.