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UNIT – I General Science:
Physics - Universe ‐ General Scientific laws‐Scientific instruments‐Inventions and discoveries ‐
National scientific laboratories‐Science glossary‐ Mechanics and properties of matter ‐Physical
quantities, standards and units ‐ electricity and magnetism – electronics and communication ‐
Heat, light and sound‐Atomic and nuclear physics‐ Solid State Physics – Spectroscopy –
Geophysics‐Astronomy and space science.

Chemistry – Elements and Compounds‐Acids, bases and salts‐Oxidation and reduction‐
Chemistry of ores and metals‐Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds‐Fertilizers, pesticides,
insecticides‐Biochemistry and biotechnology‐Electrochemistry‐Polymers and plastics.

Botany- Main Concepts of life science‐The cell‐basic unit of life‐Classification of living
organism‐Nutrition and dietetics‐Respiration‐Excretion of metabolic waste‐Bio communication

Zoology- Blood and blood circulation‐Endocrine system‐Reproductive system‐Genetics the
science of heredity ‐Environment, ecology, health and hygiene, Bio‐ diversity and its
conservation‐Human diseases, prevention and remedies‐Communicable diseases and
non‐ communicable diseases‐Alcoholism and drug abuse‐Animals, plants and human life

UNIT II. Current Events
History Latest diary of events – National ‐ National symbols‐Profile of States‐ Defence, national
security and terrorism ‐World organizations‐pacts and summits ‐ Eminent persons & places in
news ‐ Sports & games ‐ Books & authors ‐ Awards & honours ‐ Cultural panorama ‐ Latest
historical events ‐ India and its neighbours ‐ Latest terminology ‐ Appointments‐who is who? –

Political Science ‐ India’s foreign policy ‐ Latest court verdicts – public opinion ‐ Problems in
conduct of public elections ‐ Political parties and political system in India ‐ Public awareness &
General administration ‐ Role of Voluntary organizations & Govt., ‐ Welfare oriented govt.
schemes, their utility.
Geography Geographical landmarks ‐ Policy on environment and ecology

Economics Current socio‐economic problems ‐ New economic policy & govt. sector

Science Latest inventions on science & technology ‐ Latest discoveries in Health Science ‐ Mass
media & communication

UNIT III. Geography Earth and Universe ‐ Solar system ‐ Atmosphere hydrosphere, lithosphere ‐
Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate ‐ Water resources ‐ rivers in India ‐ Soil, minerals &
natural resources ‐ Natural vegetation ‐ Forest & wildlife ‐ Agricultural pattern, livestock &
fisheries ‐ Transport & communication ‐ Social geography – population‐density and distribution ‐
Natural calamities – disaster management ‐ Climate change ‐ impact and consequences ‐
mitigation measures ‐ Pollution Control

UNIT IV. History and culture of India Pre‐ historic events‐ Indus valley civilization‐Vedic, Aryan
and Sangam age ‐ Maurya dynasty ‐ Buddhism and Jainism ‐ Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals
and Marathas ‐ Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis ‐ South Indian history ‐ Culture and
Heritage of Tamil people ‐ Advent of European invasion ‐ Expansion and consolidation of British
rule ‐ Effect of British rule on socioeconomic factors ‐ Social reforms and religious movements ‐

India since independence ‐ Characteristics of Indian culture ‐ Unity in diversity –race, colour,
language, custom ‐ India‐as secular state ‐ Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, music ‐
Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN ‐ Political parties and populist schemes‐
Prominent personalities in the various spheres – Arts, Science, literature and Philosophy –
Mother Teresa, Swami Vivekananda, Pandit Ravishankar , M.S.Subbulakshmi, Rukmani Arundel
and J.Krishnamoorthy etc.

UNIT V. INDIAN POLITY Constitution of India‐ Preamble to the constitution ‐ Salient features of
constitution ‐ Union, State and territory ‐ Citizenship‐rights amend duties ‐ Fundamental rights ‐
Fundamental duties ‐ Human rights charter ‐ Union legislature – Parliament ‐ State executive ‐
State Legislature – assembly ‐ Status of Jammu & Kashmir ‐ Local government – panchayat raj –
Tamil Nadu ‐ Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law ‐ Indian federalism – center –
state relations ‐ Emergency provisions ‐ Civil services in India ‐ Administrative challenges in a
welfare state ‐ Complexities of district administration ‐ Elections ‐ Election Commission Union and
State ‐ Official language and Schedule‐VIII ‐ Amendments to constitution ‐ Schedules to
constitution ‐ Administrative reforms & tribunals ‐ Corruption in public life ‐ Anticorruption
measures – Central Vigilance Commission, lok‐adalats, Ombudsman, Comptroller and Auditor
General of India ‐ Right to information ‐ Central and State Commission ‐ Empowerment of women ‐ Voluntary organizations and public grievances redressal ‐ Consumer protection forms.

UNIT VI. INDIAN ECONOMY Nature of Indian economy ‐ Need for economic planning ‐ Five‐year
plan models‐an assessment ‐ Land reforms & agriculture‐ Application of science in agriculture ‐Industrial growth‐Capital formation and investment‐Role of public sector &
disinvestment‐Development of infrastructure‐ National income ‐ Public finance & fiscal policy‐
Price policy & public distribution ‐ Banking, money & monetary policy ‐ Role of Foreign Direct
Investment (FDI) ‐ WTOglobalization & privatization ‐ Rural welfare oriented programmes ‐Social
sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty ‐ HRD – sustainable
economic growth ‐ Economic trends in Tamil Nadu ‐ Energy Different sources and development ‐
Finance Commission ‐ Planning Commission ‐ National Development Council –

UNIT VII INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT National renaissance ‐ Early uprising against British
rule ‐ 1857 Revolt ‐ Indian National Congress ‐ Emergence of national leaders ‐ Gandhi, Nehru,
Tagore, Netaji ‐ Growth of militant movements ‐Different modes of agitations‐Era of different Acts
& Pacts ‐ World war & final phase struggle ‐ Communalism led to partition ‐ Role of Tamil Nadu in
freedom struggle ‐ Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & Others ‐ Birth of political parties /political
system in India since independence –

UNIT VIII APTITUDE & MENTAL ABILITY TESTS Conversion of information to data ‐ Collection,
compilation and presentation of data ‐ Tables, graphs, diagrams ‐ Parametric representation of
data ‐ Analytical interpretation of data – Simplification – Percentage ‐ Highest Common Factor
(HCF) ‐ Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) ‐ Ratio and Proportion ‐ Simple interest ‐ Compound
interest – Area – Volume ‐ Time and Work ‐ Behavioral ability ‐ Basic terms, Communications in
information technology ‐ Application of Inform
ation and Communication Technology (ICT) ‐
Decision making and problem solving.

Logical Reasoning – Puzzles‐ Dice ‐ Visual Reasoning ‐ Alpha numeric Reasoning ‐ Number
Series ‐ Logical Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences

(DEO-MAIN EXAMINATION)
PAPER – I
GENERAL STUDIES (DEGREE STANDARD)
TOPICS FOR DESCRIPTIVE TYPE
UNIT 1 Modern history of India and Indian culture Advent of European invasion‐ Expansion
and consolidation of British rule ‐ Effect of British rule on socio‐economic factors ‐ Social reforms
and religious movements ‐ India since independence ‐ Characteristics of Indian culture ‐ Unity in
diversity ‐ race, colour, language, custom ‐ India ‐ a secular state ‐ Organizations for fine arts,
dance, drama, music ‐ Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in Tamil Nadu ‐ Political parties
and populist schemes ‐ National renaissance ‐ Early uprising against British rule ‐ 1857 Revolt ‐
Indian National Congress ‐ Emergence of national leaders ‐ Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Netaji ‐
Growth of militant movements ‐Different modes of agitations ‐ Era of different Acts & Pacts ‐
World war & final phase struggle ‐ Communalism led to partition ‐ Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom
struggle ‐ Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & Others

UNIT 2 General Mental Ability Conversion of information to data ‐ Collection, compilation and
presentation of data ‐ Tables, graphs, diagrams ‐ Parametric representation of data ‐Analytical
interpretation of data ‐ School arithmetic ‐ Percentage ‐ Highest Common Factor (HCF) ‐ Lowest
Common Multiple (LCM) ‐ Ratio and Proportion ‐ Simple interest ‐ Compound interest ‐ Area ‐
Volume‐ Time and Work – Probability ‐ Information technology ‐ Basic terms, Communications ‐ Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ‐ Decision making and problem
solving ‐ Basics in Computers / Computer terminology.

UNIT 3 Role and impact of science and technology in the development of India and Tamil
Nadu. Nature of universe ‐ General scientific laws ‐ Scientific instruments ‐ Inventions and
discoveries ‐ National scientific laboratories ‐ Science glossary ‐ Physical quantities, standards
and units ‐ Mechanics and properties of matter ‐ Force, motion and energy ‐ Heat, light and
sound ‐ Magnetism, electricity and electronics ‐ Atomic and nuclear physics ‐ Astronomy and
space science ‐ Elements and compounds ‐ Acids, bases and salts ‐ Oxidation and reduction ‐
Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds ‐ Natural disasters ‐ safeguard measures ‐ Chemistry of
ores and metals ‐ Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides ‐ Biochemistry and biotechnology ‐ Polymers
and plastics – Electrochemistry ‐ Main concepts of life science ‐ The cell ‐basic unit of life ‐
Classification of living organism ‐ Nutrition and dietics ‐ Respiration ‐ Excretion of metabolic waste ‐ Bio – communication ‐ Blood and blood circulation ‐ Endocrine system‐ Reproductive system‐
Animals, plants and human life ‐ Govt. policy /organizations on Science and Technology ‐ Role,
achievement & impact of Science and Technology ‐ Energy ‐ self sufficiency ‐ oil exploration ‐
Defence Research Organization ‐ Ocean research and development ‐ Genetics ‐ the science of
heredity ‐ Environment, ecology, health and hygiene, Bio ‐ diversity and its conservation ‐ Human
diseases, prevention and remedies ‐ Communicable diseases and non ‐ communicable diseases ‐ Alcoholism and Drug abuse ‐ Computer science and advancement ‐ Genetic Engineering ‐
Remote sensing and benefits.

PAPER – II
General studies (Degree Standard)
Topics for Descriptive type
UNIT – I Indian polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India and
Geography of India
Indian polity:- Constitution of India ‐ Preamble to the constitution ‐ Salient features of
constitution ‐ Union, state and territory ‐ Citizenship ‐ rights and duties ‐ Fundamental rights ‐ Directive principles of state policy ‐ Fundamental duties ‐ Human rights charter ‐ Union executive ‐ Union legislature – parliament ‐ State executive ‐ State legislature – assembly ‐ Status of
Jammu & Kashmir ‐ Local government ‐ panchayat raj ‐ Indian federalism ‐ center state relations

‐ Judiciary in India ‐ Rule of law /Due process of law ‐ Emergency provisions ‐ Civil services in
India ‐ Administrative Challenges in a welfare state ‐ Complexities of district administration ‐
Elections ‐ Election Commission Union and State ‐Official language and Schedule – VIII ‐
Amendments to constitution ‐ Schedules to constitution

c. Emerging political trends across the world affecting India Foreign Affairs with special
emphasis on India’s relations with neighbouring countries and in the region ‐Security and defence
related matters ‐ Nuclear policy, issues and conflicts‐The Indian Diaspora and its contribution to
India and the world.

d. Geography of India Earth and universe ‐ Solar system ‐ Atmosphere, hydrosphere,
lithosphere ‐ Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate ‐ Water resources ‐ rivers in India ‐ Soil,
minerals & natural resources ‐ Natural vegetation ‐ Forest & wildlife ‐ Agricultural pattern,
livestock & fisheries ‐ Transport & communication ‐ Centers of trade, commerce & art ‐ Social
geography ‐ population ‐ density and distribution ‐ Natural calamities ‐ disaster management ‐
Bottom topography of Indian ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal ‐ Climate change ‐ impact
and consequences ‐ mitigation measures ‐ Pollution Control


English Language Skills
4. Précis writing.
5. An Essay writing on current issues.
6. Comprehension of a given passage and answering questions thereupon.
3. Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu State
government organization ‐ structure, functions and control mechanism ‐ District administration ‐role in people’s welfare oriented programmes ‐ Industrial map of Tamil Nadu ‐ role of state
government ‐Public Services ‐ role of recruitment agencies ‐ State finance ‐‐ resources, budget
and financial administration ‐ Use of IT in administration ‐‐ e‐governance in the State ‐ Natural
calamities ‐strategic planning in the State ‐ Social welfare ‐ Government sponsored schemes with
reference to Tamil Nadu ‐ Union government organization ‐ structure, functions and control
mechanism ‐ Relationship between State and Union ‐ Industrial map of India ‐‐ role of Union
government ‐ Public Services ‐‐ role of recruitment agencies in Union Government ‐ Union
finance ‐‐ resources, budget and financial administration ‐ Use of IT in administration ‐‐
e‐governance in Union Government ‐Natural calamities ‐strategic planning by the Union ‐ Social
welfare ‐ government sponsored schemes by Government of India


ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (Code No.: 045)
POST GRADUATE DEGREE STANDARD
(Paper I & II furnished below will be clubbed together)
PAPER - I
An outline knowledge of the growth and development of English Literature from the age of
Elizabeth to the POST - WAR and Post Modern period. The candidates are expected to be
familiar with the major developments during this period as well as with all important literary and
critical terms. Their knowledge should be tested with reference to the topics and authors
mentioned below:
Unit 1.1
Elizabethan Poetry: Wyatt, Surrey, Sidney and Spenser
Metaphysical Poetry : Donne and Herbet
Unit 1.2
Elizabethan Prose: Sidney, Bacon
Elizabethan Drama: Kyd, Marlow, Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher
Jacobean Drama: Tourneur, Shakespeare, Middleton, Webster

Unit 1.3
Restoratrion Drama: Congerve, Vanbrugh, Farquher, Sheridan, Goldsmith
Unit 1.4
Prose in the 17th and 18th centureis: Bunyan, Milton, Dryden, Johnson, Swift
The Perodical Essay: Addison, Steele, Goldsmith
Unit 1.5
The Precursors of the Romatic Period: Gray, Collins,Cowper, Goldsmith, Blake, Burns
Romantic Poetry : Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats, Byron
Unit 1.6
Victorian Poetry: Mathew Arnold, Robert Browning, Tennyson, The Pre - Rephaelites - Rosseti
Unit 1.7
The English Noval in the 18th Century: Defoe and the Rise of the Novel, Richardson, Fielding,
Smollett, Sterne, Gothic Fiction
Unit 1.8
The Noval in the 19th Century: Jane Austen, Walter scott, Charles Dickens Thomas Hardy,
George Eliot, Thackeray.
Prose in the 19th Century: Hazlitt, Charles Lamb,De- Quincey, Arnold, Carlyle, Ruskin, Newman
Unit 1.9
Modern Poetry: Hopkins, W.B. Yeats, T.S. Eliot, D.H. Lawrence, audens, Spender.
Modern Drama: G.B. Shaw, T.S. Eliot, Christopher Fry
Modern Fiction: Conrad, D.H.Lawrence, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf
Linerary Criticism : T.S. Eliot, I.A. Richards, F.R. Leavis, C.S.Lewis
Unit 1.10
Post-War and Post Modern Literature Drama: Osborne, Beckett, Pinter, Stoppard
Fiction: Beckett, Golding, Angus Wilson, Iris Murdoch, Doris Lessing.
Poetry: Philip Larkin, Stephen Spender Ted Hughes
PAPER - II
This paper will test the candidate's in-depth knowledge of the texts prescribed and their ability for
critical appreciation.
Unit 2.1
Literary Criticism : Dryden of Dramatic Poetry Coleridge - Biographia Literaria (Chapters 14-22),
Wordsworth: Preface to Lyrical Ballads Arnold: The study of Poetry T.S. Eliot: Tradition and
Individual Talent
Unit 2.2
Shakespare : Twelth Night, Henry IV Part.I, Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, The Tempest, Measure for
Measure, Julus Ceasar, As you like it.
Unit 2.3
Milton : Paradise Lost Books I, IV, IX, Areopagitica, SamsonAgonistes,Lycidas
The Metaphysicals : Donne, "Canonization" "Ecstasic" Marvell, "his coy Mistress" "An Horatian
Ode Upon Cromwell's Return"
Unit 2.4
Dryden: Absalom and Achitophel
Surft: Gulliver's Travels, The Battle of the Books
Gray: Elegy Written in a country Churchyard The Bard
Pope: Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot Rape of the lock Essay in Criticism.

Unit 2.5
Wordsworth: Immortality Ode, Tintern Abbey
Coleridge: Kubla Khan, The Ancient Mariner
Keats:Ode to a Nightingale Ode on a Grecias Urn Ode to autumn
Shelley: Ode to the west wind to a skylark. Adonais
Unit 2.6
George Eliot: Middlemarch
Thomas Hardy: Tess of the Duberuilles, Mayor of castorbridge
D.H. Law rence: Sons and Lovers
Unit 2.7
Tennyson: Ulysses
Mathew Arnold: The Scholar Gipsy
Robert Browning: Abt Vogler
W.B. Yeats: Byzantium
T.S. Eliot: The Wasteland, Murder in the cathedral
C.B. Shaw: St.Joan
Tennessee Williams: The Glass Menageric
Unit 2.8
Hawthorne : The scarlet Letter
Chinua Achebe: Things Fall Apart
Wole Soyinka: The Road
Saul Bellow : Herzog
Unit 2.9
Mulk Raj Anand : Untouchable, Coolie
Raja Rao: Kanthapura
R.K. Narayan: The Guide
Girish Karnad: Tughlaq
Unit 2.10
Nirad Chaudhuri : Autobiography of an Unknown Indian The continent of circe.
V. S. Naipaul : A House for Mr.Biswas - Bend in the River
Margaret Atwood : Surfacing
Salman Rushdie : Midnight's Children

MATHAMATICS (Code No.: 073)
POST GRADUATE DEGREE STANDARD
(Paper I & II furnished below will be clubbed together)

PAPER-I
I. ALGEBRA Group - examples - subgroup - Normal subgroups - homomorphisms - Isomophism
- Cayley's theorem - Cauchy's theorem - Sylow's theorem - Finite ablian groups Rings: Euclidean
rings - Polynomial rings - Polynomial over the national field - Polynomial rings over Commutative
rings - modules. Division rings - Frobenius theorem. Field: Finite fields - Wedderburn's theorem,
Extension Fields - Roots of Polynomials. Galois theory: Elements of Galois theory, Solvability of
radicals. Linear Transformations: Canonical forms, Nilpotent transformations

II. REAL ANALYSIS Limit, Continuity, types of discontinuities, infinite limits, function of
bounded
variation, elements of metric spaces. Reimann Integral - Fundamental theorem of calculus -
mean value theorem. Reimann - stieltjes Integral, Infinite series and infinite products, sequences
of functions, Fourier services and Fourier Integrals. Outer measure, measurable sets and
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Lebesque measures, measurable functions. Littlewoods three principles. Lebesque Integral of
bounded function over a set of finite measure. Integration of a non negative function. General
Lebesque Integral.

III. COMPLEX ANALYSIS Local properties of analytic functions - Removable singularities
Taylor's theorem - Zeros and poles, local mapping - maximum principle - Harmonic functions -
Definitions & basic properties - mean value property - Poission's formula - Schwarz's theorem -
reflection principle - power series expansions - weierstrassis theorem - Taylor's series, Laurents
series, partial fractions and factorisation - Infinite products - Canonical products - gamma
functions, stvilling's formula, Entire functions, jensen's formula - Hadamard's theorem.

IV. DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY Curves, analytic representation, arc length, tangent, oscillating
plane, Curvature, torsion, formula of frenet, Contact, natural equations, helics involutes &
evolutes, Elementary theory of surfaces - Analytic representation first & second fundamental
forms, normal - tangent form, developable surfaces, Euler's theorem, Dupin's indicatries -
Conjugate directions, Triply orthogonal system of surface, Fundamental Equations: Gauss,
Gauss - Weingastern, Codassi, Curvilinear, Co-ordinates in space. Geodesics on surface.
Geodesic Curvature, Goodesics, Geodesic Coordinates, surfaces of constant curvature, rotation
of surfaces of conotant curve.

V. OPERATIONS RESEARCH Origin & Development of operation's research, Nature &
Characteristics of O.R. Models in O.R. General solution methods for O.R.models, uses and
limitations of O.R.

LINEAR PROGRAMMING Formulation of problem, graphical solutions, standard form. Definition
of basic solution, degenerate solution, simplex method, Definition of artificial variable.

TRANSPORTATION PROBLEM Definition, solutions to transportation problem - initial feasible
solution - opimatil test - Degenerary - Travelling salesman problem. Sequenceing : Processing n
jobs through m machines, Replacement of equipment that deterriorates or falls suddenly.

VI. TOPOLOGY Topological spaces & continuous functions, metric topology, Connectedness,
compactness, countability and separation axiom, Fundamental group and covering spaces.

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TNPSC holds a Written exam for recruitment of Assistant Conservator of Forests.

Exam Pattern :

Paper Subject Maximum Marks
Paper – I General Studies 300
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test 300
Paper – II Optional Subject 300
Paper – III Optional Subject
Interview and Record 120
Total 1020

► The written test will be Multiple Choice/Objective Type.

► The List of Optional Subjects is given hereunder :
Chemical Engineering (Code No.025)
Civil Engineering (Code No.029)
Mechanical Engineering (Code No.074)
Agriculture (Code No.011)
Botany (Code No.020)
Chemistry (Code No.027)
Forestry (i.e.Silviculture and Forest Management) (Code No.054)
Geology (Code No.058)
Mathematics (Code No.073)

Syllabus:
Paper I

The paper on general knowledge will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge.

General mental ability test will include analysis of classified data, logical and behavioral reasoning, analogies, school arithmetic, numerical ability and basic concepts of computers.

General Science, current events of national and international importance, history and culture of India, geography, Indian Polity, Indian economy, Indian National Movement and Freedom struggle, Mental ability tests and other related fields.

Questions on general science will cover general appreciation and understanding of science, including matters of every day observation and experience as may be expected of a well educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.

In history emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic, political aspects; social and cultural heritage of India emphasizing unity in diversity.

Questions on Tamil, Tamil Nadu, Language and Literature, Culture and heritage of its people.

Questions on Indian polity and economy will test knowledge on the country’s political, executive, Judicial System, Panchayati raj, Rural and Community Development and Economic Planning in India.

Questions on Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the Nineteenth century resurgence, growth of nationalism and attainment of independence.

In geography emphasis will be on geography of India including the physical, social, economic, geography and on the main features of Indian agriculture and natural resources.

Current events will include latest developments on all the fields detailed above including science and technology.
Agriculture Syllabus
Agricultre
DEGREE STANDARD

1. IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE Importance of Agriculture in Indian Economy and its sectoral relationship - Agricultural Development through five year plans in India and Tamil Nadu - Growth pattern of crops in India and Tamil Nadu in terms of area, production and productivity.
2. CROP PRODUCTION Factors of Production - Agricultural seasons of India and Tamil Nadu - Cropping patterns in India and Tamil Nadu - package of practices of different crops - Agro-Climatic zones of India and Tamil Nadu and their features - Weather and Climate - Weather forecasting. Soil - Soil structure - Factors influencing soil structure - Physical and Chemical properties - Effect of nutrient availability and plant growth - Problem soils and their management - Soil survey - its objectives and scope - Soil fertility and productivity - Organic manures, green manures, bio fertilizers - Balanced usage - integrated nutrient management - Physiological disorders in crop plants and their management - Dry farming - Rainfed agriculture - Conservation of soil and water - Watershed and waste land development.
3. CROP IMPROVEMENT Principles of breeding - Breeding methods - Modern tools in crop improvement - Hybrid production - Latest varieties of major crops in Tamil Nadu - Application of bio technology in Agriculture - Tissue culture & its significance - Transgenic Plants.
Seeds - Importance of quality seeds in Agriculture - Nucleus, Breeder, foundation, certified and labelled seeds - Seed certification techniques and processes in Tamil Nadu - Seed testing - Used village concept.
4. CROP PROTECTION Importance of pest, disease and weed management in agriculture - pest and disease surveillance and forecasting weather on pest and disease incidence - Symptoms of damages and control measures of pest and diseases of major crops in Tamil Nadu - Integrated post and disease management in crop production - Pesticide and their use - Pattern - plant production equipments and their use - Plant quarantine.
Storage pests and disease and their management. Importance of biological control in insect management. Weeds - Major weeds and their control.
5. CROP MANAGEMENT Land use pattern and planning - Size and distribution of holdings - types and systems of farming - Water resources development and management - Irrigation management of different crops - Command area development - Ground water Development and Conjunctive use - Water use efficiency - Quality of irrigation water - Its effect in soil and crops - Management of poor quality water for crop growth.
Cropping system and integrated farming - Recycling of agricultural waste - Mushroom cultivation, bee keeping, silkwork rearing etc., Engery in Agricultural production - Sources - Solar, wind, animal, biomass and biogas - Mechnisation in agriculture - Tractors & tillers - Agricultural implemets and Machineries and their usage.
Farm management - Principles of farm business management - Cost concepts - Management of resources - Farm Planning and budgeting - Investment analysis - Agricultural credit system in India - Multi credit delivery system - Role of nationalised banks and Regional Rural Banks - Lead Bank Scheme - Service area - approach - Scale of finance.
Agricultre
Marketing - Agricultural marketing and price policy of Agricultural commodities - Market structure - Warehouses & rural godowns - Post harvest technologies - Agri business management - Marketing Institutions.
Policies for agricultural development - Economic liberalisation - WTO and its impact on agricultural export. Extension methods for transfer of technology - Agriocultural Information technology - Role of women in Agriculture.
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