Tamilnadu VAS Exam Syllabus 2020 | TNPSC Veterinary Asst Surgeon Test Pattern

Harika | May 14, 2020

TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Syllabus 2019 – Overview

Name Of The Board
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Job Role
Veterinary Assistant Surgeon
No of Vacancies1141
Similar JobsTNPSC Jobs
Application Mode
Name of the Category
Selection Process
Written Test & Interview
Date of the Exam
23rd February 2020
Work Location
Tamil Nadu
Job Category
TN Govt Jobs
Official Website

Tamil Nadu Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Syllabus 2020

Tamil Nadu, Public Service Commission, has announced a notification for the recruitment of 1141 vacancies of TN Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Posts. Willing job hunters can submit online applications by the end date. You can check the detailed and latest TNPSC VAS Exam Syllabus PDF direct download link at the end of this page. By using Tamilnadu PSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Syllabus 2020, candidates can get clarity about the names of subjects and subtopics to be prepared for the examination.

Aspirants are suggested to collect complete TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Syllabus 2019-20 and start preparation. You can also check the exam pattern, selection process in the following sections along with the exam syllabus. Prepare all the topics of தமிழ்நாடு கால்நடை உதவி அறுவை சிகிச்சை பாடத்திட்டம்.

TN Animal Husbandry Service Selection Process

Tamilnadu PSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Selection Process steps are provided here. The selection of eligible contenders will be made in two successive stages, i.e. Written Examination, Oral Test in the shape of Interview.

  • Written Examination
  • Oral Test/ Interview

TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Exam Pattern

TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Syllabus and Tamilnadu PSC VAS Test Pattern details are given here. Individuals can analyse the marking strategy, scheme of the exam, and subject weightage by using Tamilnadu VAS Paper Pattern. You can also check the subject names, total exam duration, total marks, number of questions, and type of questions from the Tamil Nadu Animal Husbandry Service VAS Question Pattern.

  • The objective type OMR method written exam has 2 papers
  • Paper I contains 200-degree standard questions related to Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • The total marks for Paper I is 300
  • The duration of Paper I is 3 hours
  • Paper-II has 100 questions from general studies
  • Maximum marks and test duration for paper-II is 200, 2 hours

Tamilnadu VAS Syllabus 2019-20

  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science:
  • General
  • Role of livestock and their products in the Indian economy and human health
  • Current livestock programmes and policies of State and Nation
  • Economics of dairy, sheep, goat, poultry, pig and rabbit farming
  • Constraints to the livestock development programs
  • Livestock Management
  • Common terms used in Animal Husbandry
  • Identification of age of animals
  • Livestock and poultry breeds and breed characters
  • Housing systems, and requirements of space, ventilation, water, sanitation and waste disposal
  • Management of milk, meat, egg, and wool-producing livestock
  • Breeding bulls and draft animals and wild animals in captivity
  • Farm records and their maintenance
  • Systems and strategies for livestock improvement for enhancing productivity
  • Livestock Nutrition
  • Nutritional terms and definitions
  • Role of nutrition in health and production
  • Classification and composition of feed and fodders including forest grasses
  • Nutritional deficiency and its influence on livestock performance
  • Conservation and preservation of feed and fodders
  • The utilisation of unconventional feeds
  • Quality control of feed, feed block/baling
  • Metabolic disorders in Livestock and Poultry
  • Processing of feeds and forage to improve the nutritive value
  • Feeding livestock during scarcity
  • Economic utilisation of agro by-products for feeding livestock
  • Livestock Breeding and Genetics
  • Important breeds of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat, pig, and poultry with special reference to economic characters
  • Important species of wild animals and their breeding in captivity
  • Selection of Livestock for production, reproduction and disease resistance traits
  • Principles of genetics and basis of population genetics, genetic parameters
  • Nature of DNA and RNA-their models and functions
  • Applications of recombinant DNA technology, cloning and marker Assisted selection and Cytogenetics
  • Animal breeding policies and programmes in state and Nation
  • Veterinary Anatomy, Physiology, and Biochemistry
  • Gross study of bones, joints, and muscles of skeleton Gross study of heart and its conduction system
  • Mechanism of respiration
  • General functions of blood (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 Houses Gases
  • Role of ruminants
  • Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Preventive Medicine
  • Bacteriology and Mycology: Classification
  • Methods of transmission of infection
  • Sterilisation and disinfection – Antibiogram
  • Virology:
  • General characteristics of various families of RNA and DNA viruses
  • Immune system organs, tissues, and cells; infection and immunity
  • Epidemiology – Concept, Scope, Objectives, and Uses
  • Monitoring and surveillance- epidemiological disciplines
  • Pathogenesis, clinical signs, differential diagnosis
  • Regional, endemic, emerging and re-emerging important disease
  • Allergic skin tests and modern diagnostic techniques
  • Pathology and Parasitology
  • Concept and causes of diseases in animals
  • General principles and procedures of necropsy
  • Preservation and dispatch of morbid materials for laboratory diagnosis
  • Vetro-legal implications
  • Classification of Parasites
  • Important morphological features
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug action
  • Pharmacokinetic
  • Pharmacodynamics – local and general anaesthetics
  • Antibiotics and chemotherapy
  • Toxicology
  • Ethnoveterinary practices
  • Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Veterinary gynaecology and Obstetrics and Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
  • General and special clinical examination
  • Ethics and jurisprudence in domestic and wild animals
  • Reproductive physiology
  • semen characteristics of different species of livestock and cryopreservation
  • General surgical principles
  • Imaging pathology of different parts of body-surgical emergencies
  • Livestock Products Technology
  • Antemortem and Post mortem inspection
  • Cleaning and sanitisation of dairy equipment and plants
  • Quality control of meat and eggs and their products
  • Processing of raw milk and production of market milk
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in dairy and Hazard analysis in critical control point (HACCP) in dairy Processing

TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Syllabus

General Science
  • Scientific Knowledge and Scientific temper
  • Science as a tool to understand the past
  • Rote Learning Vs Conceptual Learning
  • General Scientific Laws
  • The everyday application of the basic principles of Mechanics, Electricity, and Magnetism
  • Elements and Compounds
  • Main concepts of Life Science
  • Classification of Living Organisms
  • Environment and Ecology

Current Events:

  • History – Latest diary of events
  • Polity – Political parties and political system in India
  • Geography – Geographical landmarks
  • Economics – Current socio-economic issues
  • Science – Latest inventions in Science and Technology
  • Geography of India:
  • Location – Physical features
  • Transport – Communication
  • Social geography – Population density and distribution
  • Natural calamity – Disaster Management
  • History and Culture of India:
  • Indus valley civilisation
  • Change and Continuity in the Socio
  • Characteristics of Indian culture
  • India as a Secular State, Social Harmony

Indian Polity:

  • Constitution of India
  • Union Executive, Union legislature-State Executive,
  • State Legislature
  • Citizenship, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental duties
  • Union Executive, Union legislature
  • Spirit of Federalism
  • Election
  • Corruption in public life

Indian Economy:

  • Nature of the Indian economy
  • Structure of Indian Economy and Employment Generation
  • Sources of revenue
  • Indian National Movement:
  • Communalism and partition
  • Different modes of Agitation
  • National renaissance
  • History, Culture, Heritage and Socio-Political Movements in Tamil Nadu:
  • History of Tamil Society
  • Role of Tamil Nadu in the freedom struggle
  • Evolution of 19th and 20th Century Socio-Political movements in Tamil Nadu
  • Significance as a Secular literature
  • Thirukkural and Universal Values

Development Administration in Tamil Nadu:

  • Human Development Indicators in Tamil Nadu and a comparative assessment across the Country
  • Political parties and Welfare schemes for various sections of people
  • Social Justice and Social Harmony as the Cornerstones of Socio Education and Health systems in Tamil Nadu
  • Geography of Tamil Nadu and its impact on Economic growth
  • Achievements of Tamil Nadu in various fields
  • e-governance in Tamil Nadu

Aptitude and Mental Ability:

  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Highest Common Factor (HCF)
  • Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple interest
  • Compound interest
  • Area
  • Volume
  • Time and Work
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Puzzles
  • Dice
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric Reasoning
  • Number Series

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the TNPSC VAS Exam Duration?

A. 5 Hours.

Q. Where can I get is the detailed TNPSC VAS Syllabus?

A. http://www.tnpsc.gov.in.

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