Receptionist (Medical Education) Detailed Sysllabus

Kerala PSC Receptionist Medical Education Department Detailed Syllabus (Programme No.11/2013) (Category No.341/2010).

Part- I 

Home Science 

Micro-organisms Microorganisms: 

Bacteria, Viruses, Moulds & Yeasts – Control & distruction – Resistance & immunity – Food microbiology – Diseases caused by microorganisms.

Digestive System 

Digestive system, Functions of food, Study of nutrients (classification, functions, sources, digestion, absorption and metabolism).


Food groups, principles of meal planning & planning diets at various stages of life cycle, Diet :n diseases of alimentary canal, diabetes, hypertension, anaemia and over nutrition.

Part – II 

Social Science


Communication: meaning Junction ,key elements .&SMCRE model – Methods of teaching, role of audio visual aids in teaching – Types, Barriers, approaches in communication – Theories of Communication – process and elements of communication-sender, encoding, message, channel, receiver, decoding and feedback – Models of Communication- Lasswell, Osgood and Schramm, Gerbner, Shannon and Weaver and David Berlo -‘Mass communication and Mass Media. 

Community Organisation and Extension 

Concept and Definition of Community Organisation- Phases – Study, analysis, assessment, discussion, organization, action, eva Collection -Analysis and Interpretation luation, modification and continuation.- Research – Tools of Data Collection -Analysis and Interpretation.

Community Development 

Concept and difference from Community Organisation – Community Development Program (1952) – 3 Tier structure of PRIs – Block, Panchayath, Wards, Gramasabha – Role of GOs and NGOs – CSWB. SSWB. BSS NYK CAPART, ICDS .
Part – III 

Human Resource Management. 

Office Management &Research 

Registration – filing – office procedures – personnel administration – Planning, Organising, Directing, Controlling, Reporting and Budgeting Recording Social Case Work & Group Work – Recording: use. structure and content- Methods of recording: Verbatim, narrative, condensed, analytical and summary records; Methods in Research, Sampling, Designs, Tools of data collection – observation, questionnaire, interview schedule, interview guide, Steps and guidelines in the construction of research instruments, Reliability, Internal and external validity. 
Part – IV 


Developmental Psychology 

Growth and Development, Development Tasks and corresponding bio-psychosocial changes across various stages – Prenatal, Birth, Infancy, Early Childhood, Late Childhood, Adolescence. Young Adulthood, Middle Adulthood, Late Adulthood – various hazards.


Facts About India

Facts About India :

Geography of India- Physical Features- Climate-Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites – Etc, Demography- Economic and Social Development-Poverty Alleviation-Economy and Planning Etc. History of India- Period from 1857 to 1947- National Movement- Etc.

Part – VI

Facts About Kerala

 Facts about Kerala 

Geographical Facts- Physical Features- Climate-Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites – Etc 

Renaissance of Kerala 

Important Events/ Movements/Leaders 

Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Chattampi Swami, Sree Narayana Guru, Vagbhatananda, Thycaud Ayya, Ayya Vaikundar, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru), Ayyankali, Pandit Karuppan, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V.T.Bhattathirippad, Dr. Palpu, Kumaranasan, Vakkom Moulavi, Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, Etc 

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