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MPSC Mizoram Grade-V Veterinary Officer Syllabus : Public Service Commission

Organisation : Mizoram Public Service Commission
Recruitment Name : Grade-V of Mizoram A.H. & Vety. Service (Veterinary Officer)
Document Type : Syllabus
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Scheme of Grade-V Veterinary Officer

General English Paper – I (3 hours duration)
(Full Marks : 100)
(a) Essay Writing – 25 Marks
(b) Précis Writing – 15 Marks
(c) Letter Writing – 15 Marks
(d) Idioms & Phrases – 15 Marks
(e) Expansion of passages – 15 Marks
(f) Comprehension of given passages – 15 Marks

General English Paper – II (2 hours duration)
(Full Marks : 100)
(a) Grammar: – 40 Marks
Parts of Speech, Nouns, Adjective, Verb, Adverb, Preposition, etc.
(b) Composition – .30 Marks
i) Analysis of complex and compound sentences
ii) Transformation of sentences
iii) Synthesis of sentences
(c) Correct usage and vocabularies – 30 Marks

AH&Vety Paper – I (200 marks)
1. Livestock Production Management
2. Animal Genetics and Breeding
3. Animal Nutrition
4. Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education
5. Livestock Products Technology

AH&Vety Paper – II (200 marks)
1. Veterinary Microbiology
2. Veterinary Pathology
3. Veterinary Parasitology
4. Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
5. Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology
6. Veterinary Physiology & Biochemistry

AH&Vety Paper – III (150 marks)
1. Veterinary Anatomy
2. Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
3. Veterinary Medicine
4. Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics

APTITUDE (50 marks)

Syllabus Grade-V Veterinary Officer

UNIT-1 :
Biostatistics: Introduction and importance of statistics and biostatistics, Classification and tabulation of data. Parameter, Statistic and Observation. Graphical and diagrammatic representation of data. Concepts of computer networks, internet & e-mail. Animal Genetics: History of Genetics. Mitosis vrs Meiosis. Chromosome numbers and types in livestock and poultry. Overview of Mendelian principles.

Modified Mendelian inheritance. Pleiotropy, Penetrance and expressivity. Multiple alleles; lethals; sex-linked, sex limited and sex influenced inheritance. Sex determination. Linkage, crossing over and construction of linkage map. Mutation, Chromosomal aberrations. Cytogenetics, Extra-chromosomal inheritance. Molecular genetics, nucleic acids-structure and function. Gene concept, DNA and its replication. Introduction to molecular techniques.

Population Genetics: Introduction to population genetics; individual vrs population. Genetic structure of population: Gene and genotypic frequency. Hardy – Weinberg law and its application. Forces changing gene and genotypic frequencies (eg Mutation, migration, selection and drift). Quantitative vrs qualitative genetics; concept of average effect and breeding value. Components of Variance. Concept of correlation and interaction between Genotype and Environment. Heritability and Repeatability. Genetic and Phenotypic Correlations.

UNIT-2 :
Livestock and Poultry Breeding: History of Animal Breeding. Classification of breeds. Economic characters of livestock and poultry and their importance. Selection, types of selection, response to selection and factors affecting it. Bases of selection. Method of selection. Classification of mating systems. Inbreeding, outbreeding, etc. Systems of utilization of heterosis; Selection for combining ability (RS and RRS).

Breeding strategies for the improvement of dairy cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat, swine and poultry. Sire evaluation. Open nucleus breeding system (ONBS). Development of new breeds or strains. Current livestock and poultry breeding policies and programmes in the state and country. Methods of conservation- livestock and poultry conservation programmes in the state and country.

Application of reproductive and biotechnological tools for genetic improvement of livestock and poultry. Breeding for disease resistance. Breeding of pet, zoo and wild animals: Classification of dog and cat breeds. Pedigree sheet, selection of breeds and major breed traits. Breeding management of dogs and cats. Common pet birds seen in India and their breeding management.

(a) Numerical And Figurework Tests: (16 Marks)
These tests are reflections of fluency with numbers and calculations. It shows how easily a person can think with numbers. The subject will be given a series of numbers. His/Her task is to see how the numbers go together to form a relationship with each other. He/She has to choose a number which would go next in the series.

(b) Verbal Analysis And Vocabulary Tests: (14 Marks)
These tests measure the degree of comfort and fluency with the English language. These tests will measure how a person will reason with words. The subject will be given questions with alternative answers, that will reflect his/her command of the rule and use of English language.

(c) Visual And Spatial/3-D Ability Tests: (10 Marks)
These tests are used to measure perceptual speed and acuity. The subject will be shown pictures where he/she is asked to identify the odd one out; or which comes next in the sequence or explores how easily he/she can see and turn around objects in space.

(d) Abstract Reasoning Tests: (10 Marks)
This test measures the ability to analyse information and solve problems on a complex, thought based level. It measures a person’s ability to quickly identify patterns, logical rules and trends in new data, integrate this information, and apply it to solve problems.

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