General principles and basic structural concept of gross anatomy of hipjoint,
heart, stomach, lungs, spleen, kidneys, uterus, ovary and adrenal glands.
Histological features of parotid gland, bronchi, testis, skin, bone and
Gross anatomy of thalamus, internal capsule, cerebrum, including their
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supply; functional localisation in cerebral cortex, cerebellum, spinal cord,
eye, ear, throat, cranial nerves.
Embryology of vertebral column, respiratory system and their congenital
Human physiology and biochemistry :
Neurophysiology: Sensory receptors, reticular formation, cerebellum and basal
Reproduction: Regulation of functions of male and female gonads.
Cardiovascular system: Mechanical and electrical properties of heart
including ECG : regulation of cardio-vascular functions.
GI System: bilirubin metabolism, liver function tests,
Haematology: haemogolobin synthesis, abnormal hemoglobins.
Respiration: regulation of respiration, digestion and absorption of fats,
metabolism of carbohydrates.
Renal Physiology: tubular function, regulation of pH.
Nucleic acids: RNA, DNA, genetic code and protein synthesis.
Pathology and Microbiology : Principles of inflammation, principles of
carcinogenesis and tumour spread, coronary heart disease, infective diseases of
liver and gall bladder, pathogenesis of tuberculosis.
Immune system, immunological and serological tests for collagen vascular
disease. Histological diagnosis by fluroscent microscopy.
Etiology and laboratory diagnosis of diseases caused by Salmonella. Vibrio.
Meningococcus and hepatitis virus.
Life cycle and laboratory diagnosis of Entamoeba histolytica, malarial
Protein energy malnutrition.
Medical management of : Coma, cerebro-vascular accidents, status asthamaticus,
cardio pulmonary arrest, status epilepticus, acute renal failure.
Clinical featues, etiology and treatment of : Coronary heart disease,
rheumatic heart disease, pneumonia, cirrhosis of liver, amoebic liver absess,
peptic ulcer, pycolone-phiritis, leprosy, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes
mellitus, poliomyelitis, meningitis, schizophrenia.
Principles of surgical management of severely injured and process of fracture
healing. Malignant tumours of stomach and their surgical management. Signs,
symptoms, investigation and management of fractures of femur, principles of
pre-operative and post-operative care.
Clinical manifestations, investigations and management of : Hydrocephalus,
Buerger's disease, appendicitis, benign prostatic hypertrophy, spinabifida,
brochogenic carcinoma, carcinoma breast, carcinoma colon.
Clinical manifestations, investigations and surgical management of :
Intestinal obstruction, acute urinary retention, spinal injury, haemorrhagic
shock, pneumothorax, pericardial tamponade, haemetemesis.
Preventive and Social Medicine
Principles of epidemiology, health care delivery.
Concept and general principles of prevention of disease and promotion of
health. National health programmes, effects of environmental pollution on
health, concept of balanced diet, family planning methods.
I. Human Anatomy : Gross and microscopic anatomy and movements of
shoulder, hip and knee joints; Blood supply, nerve innervation of hand,
Lymphatic system; Karyotyping, medical genetics; Electron microscopic structure
of glomerulous and muscle; Gross and microscopic anatomy and blood supply of
lungs, heart, kidneys, liver, testis and uterus; Gross anatomy of pelvis,
perineum and inguinal region. Cross-sectional anatomy of the body and
mid-thoracic, upper abdominal, mid-abdominal and pelvic regions.
Embryology : Major steps in the development of lung, heart, kidney,
urinary bladder, uterus, ovary, testis and their common congenital
abnoirmalities; Placenta and placental barrier.
Anatomy of central and peripheral autonomic nervous system :
Neural pathways for cutaneous sensations and vision; Cranial nerves,
distribution and clinical significance; Anatomy of autonomic control of
gastronintestinal, respiratory and reproductive systems.
II. Human Physiology : Central, peripheral and autonomic nervous.
system; Nerve and muscle excitation, conduction and transmission of impulse,
mechanism of contraction, neurovascular transmission, EMG; Synaptic
transmission, reflexes, control of equilibrium, posture and muscle tone
descendig pathways, functions of creebellum, basal ganglia, reticular formation,
hypothalamus limbic system and cerebral cortex; Physiology of sleep and
consciousness, EEG.; Higher functions of the brain; Vision and hearing.
Endocrine system : Mechanism of action of hormones, formation,
secretion, transport, metabolism, functions and regulations of secretion of
pancreas and pituitary glands.
Physiology of reproductive system : menstrual cycle, lactation,
Blood : Development, regulations and fate of blood cells.
Cardio-vascular, respiratory gastro-intestinal and renal physiology :
Cardiac excitation, spread of cardiac impulse, ECG., cardiac output, blood
pressure, regulation of cardiovascular functions; Mechanics of respiration and
regulation of respiration; Digestion and absorption of food, regulation of
secretion and motility of gastrointesinal tract; Glomerular and tubular
fucntions of kidney.
III. Biochemistry : pH and pK Hendrson-Hassebalch Equation; Properties
and regulation of enzyme activity, role of high energy phosphates in
bioenergetics; Sources, daily requirements, action and toxicity of vitamins;
Metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates, proteins, disorders of their metaboilism;
Chemical nature, structure, synthesis and fucntions of nucleic acids and
proteins; Distribution and regulation of body water and minerals including trace
elements; Blood Gas Analysis, GTT, Immuno electrophorises, molecular structure
of muscle contractile protein, oestrogen receptors.
I. Pathology : Rection of cell and tissue of injury, inflammation and
repair, disturbances of growth and cancer. genetic diseases; Pathogenesis and
histopathology of Rheumatic and ischaemic heart disease; Bronchogenic carcinoma,
carcinoma breast, oral cancer, cancer colon. Lymphoma, leukaemia, liver cancer,
meningioma and meningitis; Etiology, pathognesis and histopathology of - Peptic
ulcer, cirrhosis liver glomerulonephritis, lobar pneumonia, acute osteomyelitis,
hepatitis, acute pancreatitis.
II. Microbiology : Growrth of micro-organisms, sterilization and
disinfection, bacterial genetics, virus-cell interactions; Immunological
principles, acquired immunity, immunity in infections cause by viruses; Diseases
caused by and laboratory diagnosis of Staphylococcus, enterococcus, salmonella,
shigella, secheichiza, pseudomonos, vibrio, adenoviruses, herpes viruses
(including rubella_, fungi, protozoa, helminths, leptospiral infection.
III. Pharmacology : Drug receptor instruction, mechanism of drug
action; Mechanism of action, dosage, metabolism and side effects of -
Pilocarpine, terbutaline, metoprolol diazepam, acetylsalicylic acid, ibuprofen,
furosemide, metronidazole. Chloroquin. Mechanism of action, dosage and toxicity
of- Ampicillin, Cephalosporins, 1,2,3,4,th generations, Aminoglycoside,
Doxycycline, chloramphenicol, rifampin, Calcium channel blocker, beta blocker,
ace inhibitors, immunosuppressive therapy. Indications, dosage, side-effects and
contraindictions of- Methortrexate, vincristin, tamoxifen. Classification, route
of administration, mechanism of action and side effects of - General
anaesthetics, hypnotics, analgesics, Anti-viral, anti-fungal drugs.
IV. Forensic Medicine and Toxicology : Forensic examination of injuris
and wounds; Physical and chemical examination of blood and seminal stains;
Organo phosphorous poisoning, sedative overdose, hanging, drowning, burns, snake
1. General Medicine :
Etiology, clinical features, diagnosis and principles of management
(including prevention) of:-
Malaria, Typhoid, Cholera, Tetanus, Rabies, Exanthematous Fevers,
Etiology, clinical features, diagnosis and principles of management of:
Rheumatic, ischaemic and congenital heart disease, hypertension.
Cardiomyopathy, pulmonary embolism.
Acute and chronic respiratory infections, bronchial asthma.
Occupational lung disease, pleural effusion, disseminated tuberculosis
Malabsorption syndromes, acid peptic diseases, haemetemesis. Viral hepatitis,
cirrhosis of liver, alcoholic liver disease.
Actue glomerulonerphritis, chronic pyelonephritis, renal failure, nephrotic
syndrome, renovascular hypertension, diabeties mellitus, anaemias, coagulation
disorders, leukaemia, polycythemia and hyperviscosity syndrome, meningitis
encephalitis, carebrovascular diseases.
Role of Immageology in the work-up of medical problems, ultrasound, echo
cardiogram, CT scan MRI.
Psychiatry : Common psychiatric disorders, schizophrenia. ECT, lithium
II. Paediatrics : Common paediatric problems, congenertal cyanotic
heart disease, respiratory distress syndrome, broncho pneumonias, kernicterus.
Aids- prevention of vertical transmission.
III. Dermatology : Common skin diseases, psoariasis, Hansen's disease,
fungal dermatitis, scabies, eczema, vitiligo, Stevan Johnsons's syndrome.
I. General Surgery :
Clinical features, causes diagnosis and principles of management of:
Cervical lymph node enlargement, parotid tumour, oral cancer, cleft palate,
Laryngeal tumour, esophageal tumours.
Peripheral arterial diseases, varicose veins, coarctation of arota
Dysfunctions of thyroid parathyroids and adrenals.
Tumours of Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal, Pituitary Glands.
Abscess of breast, cancer breast, fibroadenoma and adenosis
Acute and chronic appendicitis, bleeding peptic ulcer, tuberculosis of bowel,
intestinal obstruction, ulcerative colitis.
Renal mass, acute retention of urine, benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Haemonthorax, constrictive pericarditis
Splenomegaly, chronic cholexystitis, portal hypertension, liver abscess,
peritonitis, carcinoma head of pancreas.
Direct and indirect inguinal hernias and their compliations.
Freactures of femur and spine, Colles' fracture and bone tumours.
Organis transplantation, kidney, liver, heart, bone-marrow.
II. Obstetrics and gynaecology including Family Planning.
Diagnosis of pregnancy, screening of high risk pregnancy, foetoplacental
Labour management, complications of 3rd stage, postpartum haemorrhage,
resuscitation of the newborn.
Diagnosis and management of anaemia and pregnancy induced hypertension.
Principles of the following contraceptive methods.
Intra-uterine devices, pills, tubectomy and vasectomy. Medical termination of
pregnancy including legal aspects.
Etiology, clinical features, diagnosis and principles of management of:
Leucorrhoea, pelvic pain, infertility, abnormal uterine bleeding, amenorrhoea.
III. Preventive and Social medicine.
Concept of causation and control of disease in the community, principles and
methods of epidemiology.
Health hazards due to environmental pollution and industrialisation.
Normal nutrition and nutritional deficiency diseases in India.
Population trends (World and India),
Growth of population and its effect on health and development.
Objectives, components and critical analysis of each of the following
National programmes for the control/eradication of:
Malaria, filaria, kala-azar, leprosy, tuberculosis, cancer, blindness, iodine
deficiency disease, AIDS & std and guinea worm.
Objectives, components critical analysis of each of the following national
Health and Family Welfare Programmes:
Maternal and child health