PSC Chhattisgarh Prelims - Zoology Syllabus

Updated on: Apr 1, 2013
The syllabus of Zoology of PSC Chhattisgarh Prelim Exam is given in this section.

1. Cell structure and function
- Structure of an animal cell : nature and function of cell organelles; mitosis and meiosis; chromosomes and genes.

2. General survey and classification of non- chordates (up -to sub-classes ) and chordates (up-to-orders) of Protozoa, Porifera, Colenterate, Platyhelminthes Aschelminthes, Annelida, Arthropoda. Mollusca, Echinodermata and Chordata.

3. Functional morphology - Reproduction and life history of the following types:-
Amoeba, Euglena, Monocystis, Plasmodium, Paramecium, Sycon, Hydra, Obelia, Fasciola, Taenia, Ascaris, Nereis, Pheretima, leech, Palaemon (prawn), Scorpion , cockroach unio, pila Balanoglossus, Ascidian, Amphioxus

4. Comparative anatomy of vertebrates - Integument, respiratory system, heart and circulatory system , urinogenital system, excretory system, Girdles.

5. Physiology - Chemical composition of protoplasm; enzymes and coenzymes, collids and hydrogen ion-concentratioin ; Elementary physiology of digestion excretion, physiology of respiration

6. Embryology
- Gametogenesis, fertilization, parthenogenesis, neoteny, metamorphosis, embryology of Branchiostoma, frog and chick. Foetal membranes in chick Placenta in Mammals.

7. Evolution
- Origin of life, Principles nd evidences of evolution, mutation and isolation.

8. Pollution
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