TSPSC 279 Extension Officer & Lab Technician Syllabus 2018 | TPSC Grade I & Grade II Exam Pattern 2018

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The TSPSC Extension Officer & Lab Technician Syllabus 2018 along with the TSPSC Extension Officer exam pattern is now available here. candidate when you applied for this TSPSC Extension Officer recruitment 2018 must check here TSPSC Extension Officer syllabus for the post of 279 Lab Technician (Grade II), Extension Officer (Grade I) post. All the eligible and Interested applicant had apply for TSPSC Lab Technician (Grade II), Extension Officer (Grade I) recruitment 2017-18. On this article we provide you the TSPSC Lab Technician (Grade II), Extension Officer (Grade I) syllabus 2018 and TSPSC Lab Technician (Grade II) & I Exam pattern 2018.If you want another detail regarding the TSPSC Lab Technician (Grade II), Extension Officer (Grade I) exam you must ask frequently we as soon as possible give you question answers .

TSPSC 279 Extension Officer & Lab Technician Syllabus 2018

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Department Name Telangana State Public Service Commission
Posts Of the Name Lab Technician (Grade II), Extension Officer (Grade I)
Number of Vacancies 279
Official web URL www.tspsc.gov.in
Job Category State Government Job
Exam Center Telangana State
Selection Process Written Test
Starting Date of Application 23/12/2017
Last Date of Application 24/01/2018

Telangana PSC Lab Technician (Grade II) Exam Pattern 2018 | TVVP Grade II Exam Pattern PDF 2018 

Type of Exam Paper Name of the Subjects Total Questions Total Marks Duration
Written Test (Objective Type) I General Abilities 50 50 50 Minutes
II Clinical Bio-Chemistry, Clinical Micro-Biology & Clinical Pathology 100 100 100 Minutes
Total 150 150

TSPSC Lab Technician Grade (II) Syllabus 2018

    Current Affairs: International, National and State.
  • Society, Heritage and Culture, Polity, Economy, Human Development Indices and the Development Programmes in India and Telangana.
  • Natural Resources in India and Telangana: their distribution, exploitation, conservation and related issues.
  • Basic concepts of Ecology and Environment and their impact on health andeconomy; Disasters and Disaster management.
  •  Impact of changing demographic trends on health, environment and society.
  • Agriculture, Industry, Trade, Transportation and Service sectors in India and Telangana.
  •  Food adulteration, Food processing, food distribution, food storage and their relevance to public health  Recent trends in Science and Technology.
  •  Telangana Statehood movement and formation of Telangana State.
  • Moral values and Professional ethics.
  • Logical Reasoning: Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation.

Paper-II: Clinical Bio Chemistry, Clinical Microbiology & Clinical Pathology

(Diploma Level)


  • Laboratory Services:- Levels of laboratories – primary level, secondary level &
    tertiary level, Reference laboratories.
  • Infrastructure in the laboratories. a) Laboratory space: Reception, specimen
    collection, quality water supply, power supply, work area, specimen /sample /slide
    storage, cold storage, record room, fire safety, b) Personnel in the laboratory –
    Qualifications as per NABL document. c) Equipment – Listing, cleaning, maintenance,
    SOP, verification of performance, Internal quality control. d) Instruments:- Theoretical
    basis, uses, different parts, installation of instruments – calorimeters,
    spectrophotometers, balances, centrifuges, refrigerators, hot air ovens, water baths,
    thermometers, vortex mixers, magnetic stirrers, UV lamp, spectroscopes. e) Reagents
    & Materials- Purchase, maintenance, storage and use.
  • Specimen collection, storage & Transport:- a) General guidelines of sample
    collection, labelling, handling, transportation, storage of specimen. Care in handling
    specimens. Pre-analytical considerations including patient preparation. b) IP/OP Nos
    and LAB. Nos, worksheets, reporting test results, specimen rejection record, recording
    of laboratory data, maintenance of records. c) Types and mechanisms of action of
    various anticoagulants and preservatives used. d) Serum and plasma preparations.
    Preparation of Protein Free Filtrate. Sample stability.
  • Water, chemicals, solutions and reagents:- a) Types of water. Characteristics
    and principles of preparation of distilled and deionised water – distillation apparatus and
    deioniser. b) Chemicals – different grades of chemicals and their significance c)
    Solutions – definition and preparation of percent, normal, molar & molal solutions d)
    Concept of standard solutions – principles of preparation of standard solutions – primary
    & Secondary standards.
  • Units of measurement – different systems followed & their inter-conversions
  • Colorimetry – principles- complete understanding of percent transmittance,
    absorbance, & Beer Lambert’s law. Concept of using blank, standard and test (B, S&
    T). Mathematical calculation of quantity of an analyte through formulation of general
  • Electrochemistry:- basic principles and applications of potentiometry. Ion
    selective electrodes.
  • Accidents and Emergencies & first-aid in the laboratory. 5. Biowaste
  • Automation :- basic principles, different components and
    general principles of usage applications
  • Ethical considerations:- transmission of  ethical values, voluntariness, compliance
  • Computers:- basic theoretical knowledge and usage of computers in clinical biochemistry laboratory.
  • Quality assurance :-
    Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) – definition ,format,
  • Internal and external
    quality assessment –Introduction.
Unit-III: Biochemistry topics
  • Chemistry of carbohydrates and reactions of glucose. Carbohydrate metabolism,glycolysis, citric acid cycle, HMP shunt, oral glucose tolerance test in normal and diabetes mellitus, Ketone bodies. Chemistry of lipids and lipoproteins, Chemistry and metabolism of proteins –ammonia metabolism, urea cycle, Chemistryof nucleic acidsStructure of DNA,RNA, ATP, GTP, UTP., Non protein nitrogen substances (NPN) -urea, Creatinine, uric acid., Digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, lipids andproteins, Vitamins and minerals
  • Acids, bases & salts:- Concepts of hydrogen ion concentration. pH & pH meter.
  • Plasma proteins – fractionation techniques, interpretation.
  • Bilirubin :- Outlines of
    formation and excretion. Conjugated and unconjugated bilirubin and its clinical
    applications. Jaundice.
  • Urine:- Formation and characteristics of normal urine.
    Abnormal constituents. Urine analysis and interpretation. Spot urinary protein, 24 hrs
    urinary protein.
  • Renal clearance tests ; & Total Protein & A:G ratio, Blood urea, S.
    Creatinie, BUN.
  • Body fluids:- Outlines of formation, composition and analysis of body
    fluids like cerebrospinal fluid, pleural fluid, & peritoneal fluid and interpretation of the
  • Glucose tolerance test :- Concepts of tolerance tests. Definition, patient
    preparation, performance, reporting and interpretation of GTT.
  • Blood coagulation:-
    basic knowledge. Principles of estimation of plasma fibrinogen and prothrombin time,
  • Lipids & Lipoproteins:- triglycerides, cholesterol, phospholipids. Serum
  • lipoprotein – patterns in health and disease. 10. Enzymes& Isoenzymes – LDH, CPK,
  • Hormones – analysis of 17-keto steroids and VMA.
  • Inorganic
    ions:- Concepts; – Bicarbonates, phosphates, calcium, sodium, Potassium,
  • Blood
    gases Analysis:- Bicarbonate buffering system, Henderson-Hasselbach reaction, blood
    pH, pO2, pCO2, HCO3¯ calculations; nomograms
Unit-V: Demonstration topics
  • liver function tests
  • gastric analysis
  • Renal function tests
  • Radio-isotopic  techniques
  • Calculi formation and analysis
  • Thyroid function tests
  • Electrophoresis


Unit-I: General microbiology Knowledge of various samples and procedures of collection for microscopy, serology &
culture; Procedures of accepting/rejecting samples for cultures; Procedures of
labeling, registering, transport & storage of various specimens; Procedures of
laboratory work- safety and laboratory maintenance- Knowledge and expertise in
working under conditions of biological hazard (BSL 1, 2, 3); Procedure of handling
exposure to various infectious agents; Biomedical waste management; Maintenance of laboratory equipment; Culture methods for different bacteria & fungi – Media preparation; Methods of inoculation; Disposal of used media & specimens; Sterilization & Disinfection- Laboratory; Operation theatres.
Unit-II: Bacteriology Characterization of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria – Differences between aerobic and
anaerobic; Gram’s staining method-Reagents preparation; Alberts stainig-Reagents
preparation; AFB staining-Reagents preparation; Characterization of Gram positive
bacteria-cocci-Staphylococcus & streptococcus-bacilli-Mycobacteria, Clostridia &
Corynebacterium; Gram negative bacteria-E.coli, Klebsiella, Proteus, Salmonella,
Shigella, Vibrio, Pseudomonas; Principles of bacterial identification-staining, culture,
spot tests, Commercial kits.
Unit.III: Mycology & Parasitology Knowledge of common pathogenic fungi-differences between yeasts and moulds;
Fungal media preparation, pH adjustment, preservation of media & samples,
preparation of reagents-KOH, germ tube test, spot tests.
Knowledge of various parasites and diseases caused by them; life cycles, morphology,
hosts, vector, animal reservoir, epidemiology, parasite – host relationships, diagnosis
and treatment – E.hystolytica, Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Ascaris, Echinococcosis,
Schistosoma, Toxoplasma; Blood parasites – plasmodium, microfilaria; Light
microscopy, reagent preparation, staining methods; Normal saline & Lugol iodine
mounts ; Serological methods for parasite detection, identification of antigens in blood,
feces and urine
Unit.IV: Virology Knowledge of medically important viruses; General laboratory tests for viral detection;
Viral serology & ELISA; Tests based on Immunochromatography; Maintenance of viral
Unit.V: Automation in Microbial Identification Automation in bacteriology-Blood culture systems; Methods of antimicrobial sensitivity
tests- Disk Diffusion Test (Kirby Bauer) – MIC- E test; Principle of action of antibiotic
agents; Detection of multi drug resistant (MDR) bacteria- ESBL, MRSA, VRE,
Mycobacterium; Serological tests for antigen & antibody detection.


Unit.I: CLINICAL PATHOLOGY Urine collection, physical & chemical examination; Sugars, proteins, ketone bodies,
bence jones proteins , bile, blood in urine; Microscopic examination – formed elements;
Casts, crystals, parasites, abnormal cells; Other body fluids- types, names, physical &
chemical examination; Semen analysis- physical, chemical and microscopic
Unit.II: HEAMATOLOGY Knowledge about RBCs, WBC, platelets and any abnormal cells; Haemoglobin
estimation, red cell indices, haematocrit, ESR; Total cell counts- WBC, RBC, platelets,
AEC; LE cell test Coagulation related tests; Haemoparasites, bone marrow slide preparation; Cell coulter
Unit.III: HISTOPATHOLOGY Knowledge of material and equipments used; Collection, preservation and labeling of samples; Grossing methods, fixatives used and processing of tissue including bone tissue from collection to slide making; Special stains and immunohistochemistry;
Staining procedures; Preservation of specimen, blocks, reports; Mounting of museum
Unit.IV: CYTOLOGY AND GENERAL PATHOLOGY Different types of techniques and equipements used to obtain materials including
various guided; methods- FNAC, imprint smear. Vaginal smear , buccal smear, cytospin
cytosmears; Various staining methods, Different reagents used in Pathology;
Preparation of fluids for cytological examination; Transport of specimen Preservation of samples., reports, records.Disposal of waste (infected materials.)
Unit.V: IMMUNOHAEMOTOLOGY Material and methods used in Blood banking; Blood grouping techniques, ABO system
and Rh system; Donors selection; Storage and processing of blood bags; Blood bagsgrouping,
quality control test and labeling; Direct and indirect coombs test, antibody
titers; Problems in blood grouping and cross matching.

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