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Civil Services; Syllabus for Paper 1 [Medical sciences]

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IAS and Civil Services

Medical Science

NOTE : The questions and answer expected in this syllabus areas prescribed for this examination will be of what is normally covered in a M.B.B.S. curriculum. Knowledge of the frontier areas of these topics will also be expected of the candidates.


Human anatony

Gross and microscopic anatomy and movements of shoulder, hip and knee joints.

Gross & microscopic anatomy and blood supply of lungs, heart, kidney, liver, testis and uterus.

Gross anatomy of pelvis, perineum and inguinal region.

Cross sectional anatomy of the body at mid- kidney, urinary bladder, uterus, ovary, testis and their common congential abnormalities.

Placenta and placental barrier.

Neural pathways for cutaneous sensations and vision.

Cranial nerves III, IV, V, VI, VII, X; distribution and clinical significance.

Anatomy of the autonomic control of gastrointestinal, respiratory and reproductive systems.

Human physiology

Nerve and muscle excitation, conduction adn transmission of impulse; mechanism of contraction; neuromuscular transmission.

Synaptic transmission, reflexes, control of equilbrium, posture and muscle tone. Descending pathways, functions of cerebellum, basal ganglia, reticular formation, hypothalamus limbic system and cerebral cortex.

Physiology of sleep and consciousness E.E.G.

Higher functions of the brain.

Vision and hearing.

Mechanism of action of hormones; formation, secretion, transport, metabolism, functions, and regulation of secretion of pancreas and pituitary glands.

Menstrual cycle; lactation pregnancy.

Development, regulation and fate of blood cells.

Cardiac excitation, spread of cardiac impulse, E.C.G. cardiac output, blood pressure, Regulation of cardiovascular functions.

Mechanism of respiration and regulation of respiration.

Digestion and absorption of food, regulation of secretion and motility of gastrointestinal tract

Glomerular and tubular functions of kidney


pH and pK, Hedrson Hassebach equation

Sources, daily requirements, actions & toxicity of vitamins.

Metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates, priteins, disorders of their metabolism, Chemical nature, structure, synthesis and functions of nucleic acids and proteins.

Distribution and regulation of body water and mineral including tracc elements.


Reaction of cell and tissue to indury, inflammation andf repair disturbances of growth and cancer, genetic deseases.

Pathogenesis and histopathology of :

rheumatic and ischaemic heart disease

bronchogenic carcinoma, carcinoma breast, oral cancer, cancer colon.

Etiology, pathogenesis and histopathology of :

Pepic ulcer Acute osteomyelitis

Cirrhosis liver Hepatitis

Glomerulonephritis Acute pancreatitis

Labar pneumonia


Growth of micro-organisms, sterilisation and disinfection bacterial genetics; virus cell interactions.

Immunological principles; acquired immunity, immunity in infections caused by viruses.

Diseases caused by and laboratory diagnosis of Staphylococcus, Enterococus; Salmonella; Shigella; Escherichia; Pseudomonas, Vibrio; Adenoviruses, Herpes viruses (including Rebella); Fungi Protozoa; Helminths.


Drug receptor interaction, mechanism of drug action, Mechanism of action dosage metabolism and side effects of the following :-

Pilocarpine Ibuprofen

Terbutaline Furosemide

Metoprolol Metronidazole

Diazepam Chloroquin

Acetyisaticylic Acid

Mechanism of action, and toxicity of the following antibiotics :-

Ampicillin Chloramphenicol

Cephalexin Rifampin

Doxycycline Cefotaxime

Indications, dosag, side-effects and contraindications of the following anticancer drugs:


Vincristine Tamoxifen

Classification, route of administration, mechanism of action and side effects of the following :-

General anaesthetics Analgesics


Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

Forensic examination of injuries and wounds.

Physical and chemical examination of blood and seminal stains.

Details of forensic examination for establishing identification of persons, pregnancy, abortion, rape and virginity

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