UPPSC Ayurvedic Medical Officer Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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Uttarpradesh Public Service Commission conduct exams for the recruitment to the post of Ayurvedic  Medical officer in the state. We are providing the official pattern and syllabus here. The information is latest and applicable for exams in year 2018-2019.

The exam will consist of questions from general studies and medical officer subjects. Ayurvedic subjects will play major part.

 UP PSC Ayurvedic Medical Officer Exam Pattern 

Time duration: 2 hours

Number of questions: 150, Each Question carry one mark, Questions are of objective type.

Maximum marks: 150

Negative Marking: 0.33 Mark


  1. General Studies: 30 Questions , 30 marks
  2. Ayurvedic Medical Officer Professional Subjects: 120 Questions, 120 Marks

Now lets see the official general Knowledge and Medical officer Subjects Syllabus

 Syllabus Of General knowledge Part 

Syllabus for General Studies

(1) History of India and Indian National movement :– In History of India,emphasis should be on broad understanding of social, economic and political aspects of Indian history. In the Indian National movement, the candidates are expected to have synoptic view of the freedom movement, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence.

(2) Indian and World Geography:– Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World :- Questions on the Geography of India will relate to Physical , Social &Economic Geography of India . In World Geography only general understanding of the subject will be expected.

(3) Indian Polity and Governance: – Constitution , Political system, Panchayati Raj & Public Policy. Rights – issues etc.In Indian polity and Governance, questions will test knowledge of country’s constitution, political-system including Panchayati Raj and Community Development.

(4) Indian Economy and Social Development :- The candidates will be tested with respect to problems and relationship between population, Environment, Urbanisation, broad features of economic policy in India and Indian Culture .

(5) Current Events of National and International Importance :- This will also include questions on Games & Sports.

(6) Indian Agriculture :- The candidates will be expected to have general understanding of agriculture in India , agricultural produce and its marketing 

(7) General Science: – Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of science including matters of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well educated person , who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline .This will also include questions on role of science and technology in the development of India. (8) Elementary Mathematics up to class 10th level :- Arithmetic, Algebra and Geometry

Note- The candidates are expected to have general awareness about the above topics with special reference to U.P.

 Syllabus Of Ayurvedic Subjects  

1- Samhita and Siddhanta (Basic Principles):

Charak Samhita (Complete), Astang Hridaya (Sutra sthan), Ayurveda Nirupana, Lakshana, Siddhanta, the portion related to history of Ayurveda of Samhita and Siddhanta, Pariksha/Pramana, Shada Padartha, Karyakaranavad, Tantrayukti, AYUSH, Central Council of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha (CCRAS), Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), National Ayush Mission, which was started from 2014-15. World Health Organization (WHO), Ayurvedic Pharmacopia Commission , National Medicinal Plants Boards, Traditional Knowledge of digital Library (TKDL), Drug & Cosmetic Act, National and International Journals of Ayurveda.

2- Rachna Sharir

Shariropalrama, Abhinvritti saharir, (Developmental anatomy), garbha sharir (Embryology), Pramana Sharir- anguli and anjali pramana, asthi sharir (osteology)- Surgical importance of each bone, Sandhi

sharir (Syndermology) – surgical importance of joints, Sira, dhamani , srotas sharir (angiology), lasika

sansthana (Lymphatic system), Peshi sharir (Myology) – origin, insertion , nerve supply action and

importance, paribhasha sharir, koshtha and asya sharir, granthi sharir, kala and teak sharir,

(Dermatology), uttamangiya nadi sansthana sharir, tantra sharir, marma sharir- applied aspect, Anga

rekhankana sharir ( Surface anatomy), Indriya Vigyan sharir

3- Kriya Sharir

Inter relation between panchmahabhoota and tridosha, divisions of VATA, PITTA and KAPHA, seats and functions , symptoms of kshya and vridhi of doshas, kriya kala Classification of Ahar, Pachan ana dhatu poshan krama, functions of dhaus, symptoms of kshya and vridhi, vyadhi ksahmatva, types of agni, classification, importance of agni, interrelation among jatharagni, bhutagni and dhatavagni, agni avastha, formation of malas in the body, kinds, seats and their functions, symptoms of kshaya and vridhi of malas, composition of blood according to modern physiology, knowledge of blood examination ABO blood groups, examination of urine according to modern science, requirement of vitamins in the body, symptoms of hypo and hyper vitaminsation and diseases occurring due to them

4- Drayaguna

Padartha of dravya guna vigyan, dravya, its classification, knowledge of gurvadi guna and páradi guna, knowledge of rasa, its number and uses, rasa and anurasa bheda; definition of vipaka and its types, definition of virya , swarupa and number difference between veerya and guna, definition, effects of prabhava difference between veerya and prabhava, ideal drug, anupana method of collection preservation of drugs, knowledge of nighantus especially Dhanwantri, Rajnighantu and bhava praksha. nighantu. Knowledge of principles of general pharmacology, definition, nature and types of karmas with examples, Botanical name, important synonyms habit , habitat and source, parts used, clinical indication, important formulation and doses of Dravyas.

5- Ras Shastra and Bhaishajya kalpna

Applied aspects of yantra and its uses, Applied aspects of koshthi, Applied aspects of putas, use of muffle furnace, classification of mercury, purification , sagandha nad nirgandha murchna, Applied aspects of maharasa and its classification, purification and incineration, classification of uprasa and its indications and contraindications, classification of sadharan rasa and its importance, classification of dahtu, updhatu, classification of ratna upratna and its detail, classification of visha and upvisha , its purification indications and contraindications, detail knowledge of Rasa Ratna samuchhaya and sharangdhar samhita. Aushadha evam Prasadhan Adhiniyama (Drug and Cosmetic Act 1940 amd Rules 1945), General Knowledge of useful Instructions, comparative study of Mana, Aushadha. Matra, Anupana JAushadha Sevan Kala, Kashaya Yoni- Panch vidh Kashya Kalpana, Aushadhiyo ki doses and Ghatak Dravya,Sneha Kalpana,Sandhan Kalpana, Pathya Kalpana, Bahya Kalpana (Formalations used for External Applications), Netra Kalpana, Nasya Kalpana, Mukha Kalpana,Dhumapana Kalpana, Vasti Kalpana, Brief introduction of Ointment Creams, Gels, Lotion, Shampoos, Soaps, Linimentes.

6- Agada Tantra:

General knowledge about Indian Medicine Act – 1939 and Central Council of Indian Medicine Act 1970. Definition of Agad tantra and Vyavhar Ayurved and knowledge of vidhi vaicvak, definition of Visha and Upvisha and its different kinds, knowledge of jangam, dushivisha , Garvisha.and Miniral poisons, knowledge of Medicolegal aspects in respect of death, injuries, domestic violence, sexual offences, Physicians responsibilities in criminal matters, negligencei MTP and Code of conduct for Physicians and medical Ethics.

7- Rog nidana

Science of dosha and dushya, science of diseases nidan panchak, scienece of different types of examination and praman, diseases of ras vaha srotas vitiation, diseases of rakt vaha srotas vitiation, diseases of mans vaha srotas vitiation, diseases of medo vaha srotas vitiation, diseases of asthi vaha srotas vitiation, diseases of shukra vaha srotas vitiation, diseases of pran vaha srotas vitiation, diseases of anna vaha srotas vitiation, diseases of udak vaha srotas vitiation, diseases of mootra vaha srotas vitiation, diseases of swed vaha srotas, vitiation diseases of mano vaha srotas vitiation, contagious diseases, krimi roga, examination of blood, urine, sputum, semen, clinical examination methods

8- Swasth Vritta:

Definitions of Swastha, Swasthavritta Dimentios of well being health, Dincharya, Ritvcharya, Sacvritra, General introduction about Yoga, Trayopstambhas Aahar. Nidra, Brahimacharya, Lifestyle & lifestyle Disorders, Dharniya and Adharniya vegas, Janapadopadhwamsa Occupational Heath, Disaster Management, Epidemiology, Disposal of Dead body, Hospital Building sanitation & Ventillation.

9- Kaya Chiktsa

Chiktsa chtushpada, sadaupkrama, deepana pachna langhanadi kriya, samshodhan sanshamn, nidana parivarjna, pathyapathya and anupanam applied knowledge of prakriti and vikrati , examination of patient and disease, sadhyta asadhyta, rasayna and vajikarna, diagnosis of treatment of major medical diseases

K nowledge of important herbal and metallic drugs, Ayurvedic management of major modern diseases, special features of Ayurvedic approach to treat the diseases,, recent advances in Ayurvedic medicine.

10- Shalya Tantra

Description of yantrta, shastra and anuyantra, nirjantuukaran (sterilization), sangyaharan (anasthelsa), kshar and kshar karma, kshara sutra and its application in piles and fistula, agni karma, rakat mokshna, vrana-vrana shotha examination, mansa-snayu- twak- dhamani, sira-manya vikara, bhagna (fracture), sadhimoksha (joint dislocation), udara vikara, amasya vikara antra vicar, uduk puccha,((appendicitis) Antrachuti (hernia) Different mutra roga including renal stone, prostate and phimosis with carcinoma of penis

11- Shalakya tantra

Introduction – netra rachna shareer eye examination, classification of netra roga, kriya kalap and sterilization with general treatment, eye diseases, sandhigata roga. vartamgat roga, shukalgata roga, saravgata roga, drishtigata roga with modern study, community ophthalmology, eye donation, corneal transplantation, shiro rogam anatomy of ear, diseases and examination, nasa roga, diseases of mukha, dant and dant moola, diseseas of jivham kantha and sarvasar.

12- Parsuti tantra and stri roga

Artava abnormalities, yoni vyapada and modern correlation, semenology, sterility, disease and treatment, uterine po;yp, uterine fibroid (bemign and malignant) pelvic infection, menopause, breast abcess, mastitis etc. surgical procedures in gynecological problems, female surgical sterilization, family planning, reproduction and child health care , HIV/ AIDS — programme, menstruation and menstrual life style, method of conception nutrition of of foetus, placenta, amniotic fluid, foetal membrane, foetal science, punsavana sanskara, ante natal care, foetal abnorntalities, problems of pregnancy, systemic disorders during pregnancy, pregnancy induced disordersm normal labour, problem of labour, prolonged labour, perpurium, perpurial disorders, phermacotherapeutics of drugs used in obstrectic emergencies, PNDT act and MTP act.

13- Kaumarbhritya

General introduction, classifiacation of age, importance of kashyap samhita in kaumar bhrtya, navajat shishu paricharya, (Neonatal care), prana pratyagaman, (Neonatal rersuscila) navjat shishu pariksha, ( examination odf new born), nursery, nutritional aspects, drug doses in pediatrics, special therapeutic procedures in children like panchkarma, birth injuries, congenital disorders, disorders due to vitiated milk, malnutrion diseases in children, infectious diseases, srtasta vikara, miscellaneous peditracian disorders, , behavior disorders in children, pediatric enmergency management, balagraha, , various ayurvedic and modern procedures and in ayurvdic pediatric practices.

14- Panchkarma :

Samishodras and sanslaman therapy, scientific evaluation of panchkarma, purva karmasnehah, swedan, langhana, Pradhan karma- vaman, virechana, asthapana, anuvasana and nasya, their importance, inethodology, indication, contra indications and their management. Paschat kaima samsarjan karma, methodology in different karmas specially in vaman virechna, Kerliya panchkarma, importance in present day society, importance of pachkarma in life style disorders, importance of panchkarma in modern society, different karma and their important practices in different diseases.

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