PSC Chhattisgarh Prelims - Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science Syllabus

Updated on: Apr 2, 2013
The syllabus of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science of PSC Chhattisgarh Preliminary Exam is given below:

1. General - Importance of livestock in Agriculture. Biological relationship between soil, plant and animal. Mixed farming. Livestock and milk production statistics with special reference to Chhattisgarh.

2. Genetics and Animal Breeding
- Elements of genetics and breeding as applied to improvements of livestock. Breeds of indigenous andexotic cattle, buffaloes, goats, sheep, pigs and poultry and their potential for milk, eggs, meat and wool production live-stock improvements in Chhattisgarh Artificial insemination and its role in speedy improvement of livestock.
Nutrition- Classification of animal feeds. Feeding standards, Computation of ration, Commercial feeds, Conservation of foller,Nutritional disorders.
Management - Management of different Livestock (cattle,buffaloes , sheep, goat, pigs and poultry), Livestock records. Economics of Livestock production.

3. Veterinary Science

I. Fertility and sterility in Animals.
II. Veterinary Hygiene vis-a-vis public Health
III. Principle of immunity and immunization. (preventive inoculations against common infectious diseases of Livestock i.e. Rinderpest, foot and mouth disease, anthrax black quarter. Haemorrhagic Septicaemia, Ranikhet, fowl pox etc.)
IV. Actiology, diagnostic symptoms and treatment of major livestock diseases
  • Cattle :- Infectious diseases as anthrax, food and mouth disease, rinderpest black quarter, tuberculosis johne's disease, the ileriasis, trypanosomiasis etc.
  • Non-infectious diseases as tympanites, milk fever.
  • Sheep and goats :- Pox diseases , Enterotoxaemia CPPP.
  • Poultry :- Ranikhet, coccidiosis, fowlpox, avianleucosis, Marek's disease.
  • Swine :- Swine erysepalus, swine fever, hog cholera Parasitice diseases of animals and poultry caused by trematodes, Namatodesand cestodes.
V (a) Poisons used for killing animals.
(b) Drugs used for doping of race horses and the techniques of detections.
(c) Drugs used to tranquilize wild animals, as well as animals in captivity .
(d) Quarantine measures prevalent in India and abroad and improvements there in.

Dairy Science

  1. Study of milk- composition its physical properties and nutritive value
  2. Quality control of milk, common tests, legal standards
  3. Utensils of dairy, processing of milk and distribution
  4. Organization of dairy, processing of milk and distribution
  5. Manufacture of common milk products
  6. Routine Dairy operations
  7. Role of micro-organisms in milk and dairy products. with special reference to their keeping quality.
  8. Milk -borne diseases vis-a vis public Health
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