Goa PSC Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2018

Goa PSC Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2018:

Goa PSC 2017-18 |Eligibility Criteria|Syllabus|Pattern Goa Public Service Commission (Goa PSC) Examination is conducted by the state Government of Goa. Goa Public Service Commission provides several Goa PSC Recruitments for those candidates who wish to grab jobs in government sector and for some posts; commission organizes Goa PSC Exam to hire qualified contenders. Goa Public Service Commission also makes and maintains the rules of procedures related to the performance of its functions. The rules are followed for every recruitment process whether it is by transfer/promotions or any other case. For getting Goa Public Service Commission Jobs, aspirants must have Knowledge of Konkani and only the candidates, who fulfill all the essential requirements, are eligible to apply for latest vacancies.


Eligibility criteria for Goa PSC

For getting Jobs in Goa PSC, appliers must have degree or diploma in concerned fields from repudiated university and passed 10+2 from recognized board and having knowledge of Konkani for direct recruitment in the State of Goa. Here we give some list of posts name with its eligibility criteria have a look.

Assistant Professor Master’s degree or equivalent in the concerned super specialty or equivalent
Lecturer Master’s Degree in Dentistry or equivalent
Junior Consultant Master’s degree failing which post-graduate diploma, in the specialty concerned
Junior ENT Surgeon PG degree/diploma qualification in the specialty concerned
Dy. Town Planner Degree in Regional/Town Planning from a recognized University/Institution or equivalent
Scientific Assistant Post-Graduation degree in science from a recognized University with specialization in the discipline of Chemistry/Forensic Science
Senior Translator (Marathi) Master’s Degree in Marathi from a recognized University or equivalent
Assistant Director Post-Graduation degree in Social Service or Social Welfare or Social Work or Sociology or Psychology from a recognized University or equivalent
Assistant Archivist Grade 2nd class Post Graduation degree in Indian History of a recognized University or equivalent


Age Limit for Goa PSC

  • Applicants’ minimum age should be 18 years, and maximum age criteria will be decided as per norms of commission.
  • If you want to know more about the upper age limit, then we would like to inform you that upper age limits of the candidates are different for the various posts.
  • Applicants required reading the Goa PSC Recruitment notifications very carefully to identify the information of maximum age limitations.
  • On the other hand, the organization also offered the reservation benefits for the reserved category applicants.



GOA PSC Examination is held in three stages:

STAGE –I: Preliminary Examination:

It consists of 2 papers: Paper – 1 General Studies (200 marks), & Paper -2 Arithmetic Ability (200 Marks) each with duration of two hours.

STAGE-II Mains Exam

This Is a descriptive nature exam in which six papers were entirely compulsory out of which two papers are completed based on language test Hindi & English of 100 marks And four General Studies paper 150 marks each, with multiple-choice questions objective type. Negative marking is held in 3:1 ratio. Candidate must secure minimum qualifying mark in each paper


Interview for 100 marks is conducted to test the student’s behavior, nature and examine HIM/HER in all aspects by questioning those regarding subject matters and test their knowledge to set a benchmark

Syllabus of Goa PSC

There are many syllabuses for various category of post in Goa PSC. Here I will mention some of them,

Part A

General Intelligence, Reasoning and Numerical Aptitude.

Part B

Basics of Indian Constitution, Governance and Administration. This component is aimed at testing the candidate’s knowledge and aptitude on issues and themes relating to the Indian Constitution, Governance, and Administration. On the Constitution, the student must be familiar with the key provisions of the law having a direct linkage to the functioning of the Indian Democracy and also the debates surrounding Constitutional Reform/ Amendment. Concerning Governance and administration, he must be familiar with the role of bureaucracy, central state, and local level governance mechanisms (concerning India and The state of Goa), fundamentals of good governance and emerging issues in society bureaucracy interface. The select themes shall include:

  • Indian Constitution: Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Directive Principles of State Policy.
  • Indian Constitution and the State: Legislature, Executive Judiciary.
  • Centre State Relations, Union, State and Concurrent Lists, Budgetary

Allocations, Role of Finance and Planning Commissions.

  • Elections and Electoral Processes, Central and State Election Commissions,

Representation of People’s Act.

  • Role of Bureaucracy in nation building, Civil Services Training, C.C.S

Rules, Integrity in Administration, Public Private Partnership.

  • Good Governance: Efficiency, Transparency, Accountability in Governance, Right to Information, Role of Lokayukta and Local.
Part C.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs.This component is intended to test the candidate’s awareness and knowledge on general issues of both historical and contemporary nature relating to India and the state of Goa. The questions aim at testing both the factual as well as the analytical grasp of the candidate on such issues without actually testing deeper knowledge on the subject. It may contain questions on history, geography, culture, scientific developments and current affairs. The select themes shall include:

  • Current Events of State, National and International Importance
  • India’s Freedom struggle, Goa’s Freedom struggle.
  • Physical, Economic and Social Geography of India and Goa
  • Religion, Customs and Festivals: India and Goa.
  • Information and Communication Technology, Biodiversity, Environment and Climate Change
  • Social Movements: Corruption, Environment, Women’s issues.
Part D

English Comprehension

Syllabus for the Post of Assistant Public Prosecutor

  1. Basic Knowledge of Indian Constitution, specifically relating to Fundamental Rights & Duties, Directive principals and High Court & Supreme Court powers
  2. CRPC with latest amendments

III. IPC with latest amendments

  1. Awareness of all recent cases including Nirbhaya and other cases Involving celebrities.
  2. Latest Judgements
  3. Knowledge regarding the conduct of criminal trials

VII. Law of Evidence, N.D.P.S Act

VIII. The protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

  1. The Citizenship Act, 1955
  2. The Scheduled Caste & the Schedule Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act 1989)
  3. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000

XII. The Information Technology Act, 2000

XIII. The Arms Act, 1959

XIV. The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958

  1. The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

XVI. The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956

XVII. The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929

XVIII. The General Clauses Act, 1897

XIX. Prisoners Acts

  1. The Contempt of Courts Act, 1971



Basic principles of Ayurveda:
  1. Pancha bhoutika Siddhanta
  2. Knowledge of vimshati guna
  3. Pramana pariksha (pratyaksha, anumana, aptopadesha, upamana, yukti)
  4. Various samhitas of Ayurveda and their commentators
  5. Establishment of different committees and their recommendations
  6. Various national and international journal of Ayurveda
Kriya shareera:
  1. Knowledge of Doshas (sharira & manasika)
  2. Understanding of shatkriyakala
  3. Knowledge of Prakriti & assessment methods
  4. Concept of Ahara and Agni
  5. Physiology of respiratory system, nervous system, gastrointestinal tract
  6. Acid- base balance
  7. Vitamins and minerals
  8. Knowledge of sapta Dhatu (formation, functions, abnormal conditions)
  9. Concept of Ashraya –ashrayi
  10. Ojas
  11. Upadhatu
  12. Mala
  13. Panchagyanendriya
  14. Manas
  15. Atma
  16. Nidra
  17. Modern Physiology- Blood, immunity, muscle physiology,

Anatomy of cardiovascular system, skin, male and female

Reproductive systems, endocrine glands.

Rachana sharira:
  1. Paribhasha shareera for kurcha, kandara, jala, asthisanghata, seemanta, seevani, rajju etc
  2. Garbha shareera
  3. Pramana shareera
  4. Asthi shareera, sandhi shareera, sira, dhamani, Srotas shareera, peshi shareera,
  5. Kostha evam ashaya shareera, kalaa shareera, uttamangiya shareera,
  6. Marma shareera
  7. Indriya shareera
  8. Anatomical Terminologies
  9. Embryology
  10. Osteology
  11. Arthrology
Systemic anatomy
  1. Cardiovascular system, Lymphatic system, Mycology, Respiration system, Digestive system, Urinary system, Reproductive system, Endocrinology, Nervous system, Sensory system.
  2. Surface and radiological anatomy.
Dravyaguna vijnyana:
  1. Understanding of dravya, guna, rasa, vipaka, virya, prabhava, karma
  2. Introduction about pharmacology and general principles of pharmacology
  3. Various ganas of dravya like audbhida, jangama, parthiva ganas
  4. Nomenclature of dravya, collection of dravya, swaroopa of dravya, method of collection,
  5. Dravya shodhana vidhi, pratinidhi dravya
  6. Brief knowledge of plant extract
  7. Cultivation of medicinal plants
  8. Various nighantus of dravya guna
  9. Botony of plant parts like a leaf, root, bark etc.
  10. Brief knowledge about agraneeya dravyas and agraushadha ganas
  11. Detailed knowledge about various medicinal plants

Definition of visha and agada tantra, visha guna, gati,vega etc.

  1. Visha upadrava, and visha mukta lakshana
  2. Visha data lakshana, visha peeta lakshana.
  3. Environmental toxicology
  4. Signs and symptoms of various poisonous plants like datura, bhallataka, karaveera, etc.
  5. Garavisha, dooshivisha and viruddha Ahara
  6. Different types of jangama visha and their signs and symptoms and management
  7. Acids and alkalis their signs and symptoms and management
  8. Asphyxiants
  9. Stimulants
  10. Hallucinogens
  11. Sadatives and hypnotics
  12. Petroleum
  13. Organophosphorus compounds
  14. Knowledge about toxicology, various poisons like suicidal, homicidal, etc
  15. Metallic and nonmetallic poisoning
  16. Madya visha and madatyaya
  17. Laws related to poison
  18. Forensic medicine and medical jurisprudence
  1. Definition and etymology of rasa and history of rasashatra
  2. Paribhasha prakarana like avapa, nirvapa, Bhavana, jarana, etc.
  3. Various dravya varga like Amla Varga,kshira traya, Pancha

gavya etc

  1. Different types of yantras and their application, musha, koshthi, puta
  2. Knowledge of 5arade
  3. Murchana and jarana
  4. Knowledge of maharasa, uparasa, sadharana rasa, dhatu,ratna, sudha varga, sikatha varga, kshaara varga, visha and upavisha
  5. Various aushadhi yogas like arogya vardhini vati, karpura rasa etc
  6. Concept of pharmacovigilance
  7. Identification of minerals


Bhaishajya kalpana:


  1. History and chronological development of bhaishajya Kalpana
  2. Various instruments used in bhaishajya Kalpana
  3. Study of mana
  4. Aushadha matra, anupaana, sevana kaala,
  5. Panchavidha kashaya Kalpana
  6. Sneha Kalpana
  7. Sandhana kalpana
  8. Krutanna and aushadhi siddha annna kalpana
  9. Formulation used for external application
  10. Netra kalpana
  11. Nasya kalpana
  12. Mukha kalpana
  13. Dhoomapaana kalpana basti Kalpana
  14. Standardization of raw materials
  15. Drugs and cosmetics Act and rules
Prasooti tantra:
  1. Rajo vigyana
  2. Garbha vigyana
  3. Garbhini vigyana
  4. Garbhini vyapad /garbha vyapad
  5. Prasav vigyana
  6. Prasava vyapat
  7. Sootika vigyana
  8. Sootika roga
  9. Sthanya vigyana
  10. Atyayika Chikitsa in prasooti
  11. Various drugs used in prasooti tantra
  1. Vriddhi kshaya lakshana of dosha, dhatu, mala etc.
  2. Nidana, different etiological & their classification
  3. Srotodusti karana, prakara & laksnana
  4. Signs & symptoms of various systemic diseases/disorders
  5. Common diagnostic techniques/investigations, normal values, and clinical interpretations
  6. Standard clinical examination methods/techniques
  7. Knowledge of samprapti & samprapti ghatakas
  1. Definition of swastha
  2. Knowledge of dinacharya, ratricharya, ritu charya
  3. Knowledge of sadvritta
  4. Aharaparinamakara bhava, aharavidhivisheshaayatana
  5. Balanced diet & dietetics
  6. Janapadodhwamsa
  7. Common yogasana & their uses
  8. Knowledge of vector born diseases
  9. Concept of public health
  10. Prevention & immunization
  11. Water purification methods
Stree yoga:
  1. Artava vyapad , yoni vyapad and chikitsa
  2. Shukra vigyana
  3. Vandyatva and chikitsa
  4. Benign and malignant conditions STD’s etc and there management
  1. Stana roga and Chikitsa
  2. Sthanika Chikitsa
  3. Shastra karma
  4. Contraceptive methods
  5. Stree roga sambhandhi aushadhi
  6. Investigative procedures
  7. Various national health programs


Kaumara Bhritya:
  1. Introduction to Ayurvedic pediatrics and child care
  2. Navajaata shishu paricharya
  3. Navajata shishu poshana
  4. Garbha Vridhi-vikasa karma
  5. Samanya Chikitsa siddhanta and Balaroga Chikitsa
  6. Prasavottara Vyadhi
  7. Dushta stanya panajanya Vyadhi
  8. Kuposhanajanya Vyadhi
  9. Aupasargika Vyadhi
  10. Srotasa Vikara
  11. Anya Bala Vikara
  12. Behavioral disorders of children
  13. Atyayika balaroga prabandhana
  14. Balagraha
  15. Various Ayurvedic and modern procedures and investigations in pediatric practice
  1. Introduction to Kayachikitsa
  2. Kriyakala importance and management of doshas or vyadhis according to kriyakala
  3. Dosha-dooshya and vyadhi
  4. Upakrama
  5. Jwara Chikitsa
  6. Relevant Ayurvedic Management according to Samprapti ghatakas
  7. Knowledge of national health programmes and relevant

Ayurvedic management of diseases enlisted by WHO

  1. Chikitsa sutra and Management of vikara of pranavaha

Srotas; udakavaha Srotas; Annavaha Srotas; rasavaha Srotas raktavaha Srotas; mamsavaha & medovaha Srotas; asthivaha & majjavaha Srotas mutravaha Srotas  purishavaha Srotas

  1. Vata-vyadhi
  2. Nidana and Chikitsa of Urusthambha
  3. Diseases of different endocrine glands
  4. General introduction and principles of management of diseases
  5. Nidana and Chikitsa of different disorders
  6. Management of various diseases
  7. Etiopathogenesis and modern management of various diseases
  8. Description and management of different emergency conditions
  9. Rasayana
  10. Vajikarana
Shalya Tantra:
  1. Introduction to Shalya tantra
  2. Knowledge of yantra & Shastra
  3. Kshara karma
  4. Agnikarma
  5. Raktamokshana
  6. Bandha vidhi
  7. Sandhana karma
  8. Fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance
  9. Rakta mahatwa, sarva, and raktastambhana
  10. Knowledge about Vranitagara and Rakshakarma
  11. Emergency drugs
  12. Diseases of bone
  13. Cranio-cerebral injuries
  14. Brain tumors and their management
  15. Vriddhi yoga
  16. Antra vriddhi


Shalakya Tantra:
  1. Introduction to anatomy, physiology, and examination of eye
  2. Netra samanya and vishishta Chikitsa – Kriya Kalpa
  3. Sandhigata yoga
  4. Vartmagata yoga
  5. Shuklagata yoga
  6. Krishnagata yoga
  7. Sarvagata yoga
  8. Drishtigata yoga


  1. Introduction to Panchakarma, importance, and utility in treatment
  2. Snehana
  3. Swedana
  4. Vamana
  5. Virechana
  6. Basti
  7. Nasya
  8. Raktamokshana

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