GPSC Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Class-1 Exam Syllabus

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GPSC Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Class-1 Exam Syllabus


GPSC Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Exam Syllabus:


In this exam, your question paper is 200 marks. There are 200 questions are asked in this exam. The medium of this exam is in English. 


1. Baasic Anatomy and Physiology of the Musculoskeletal (including Biomechanics), Urogenital, Cardio-pulmonary and nervous systems, etc. 

2. Basics of biochemical aspects of Calcium and Vit. D metabolism, osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus etc. 

3. Basic Pathological processes causing diseases and disabilities, healing etc. 

4. Basic principles of Pharmacology as applied to the conditions encountered in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 

5. Basic principles of diagnostic modalities as applied to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 

6. Philosophy, history, scope and need of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

7. Basic concepts in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - definitions, rehabilitation team, team members, scope, role and responsibilities of different members etc. 

8. Principles of evaluation and rehabilitation management of social problems 

9. Principles of evaluation and rehabilitation management of vocational problems 

10. Organisation and Administration of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation services. 

11. Disability process. Impairment, disability, International Classifications 

12. Disability Prevention- levels and examples

13. Epidemiology of disability, magnitude, causes, changing trends etc. 

14. Gait Analysis - Terminology, types, Clinical Applications 

15. Electrodiagnostic Medicine - basic principles, clinical methods, interpretation etc. 

16. Outcome Measures in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

17. Impairment Rating and Disability Evaluation 

18. Therapeutic exercises - principles, types, indications, contraindications 

19. Physical agents/modalities - principles, types, indications, contra- indications, precautions. 

20. Manipulation, traction, massage - principles, types, indications, contraindications, precautions. 

21. Electrical stimulation - principles, types, indications, contra-indications, Precautions 

22. Principles and scope of Occupational Therapy 

23. Rationale of A.D.L. (Activities of Daily Living) in various conditions 

24. Integrative Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

25. Upper limb orthotic devices including splints – principles, types, materials and indications 

26. Lower limb orthotic devices including footwear modifications– principles, types, materials and indications 

27. Spinal orthoses – principles, types, materials and indications

28. Upper limb prosthetics and amputee rehabilitation

29. Lower limb prosthetics and amputee rehabilitation 

30. Mobility aids, wheelchairs and seating systems 

31. Low back pain and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

32. Musculoskeletal trauma and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

33. Holistic Rehabilitation of persons suffering from:

  •  Arthritis, including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis etc. 
  •  Spinal deformity 
  •  Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain etc. 
  •  Osteoporosis 
  •  Sports Injury 
  •  Burns Injury 
  •  Spinal Cord Injury (traumatic and non-traumatic) 

34. Rehabilitation of persons: 

  •  with obesity, dyslipidemia etc. 
  •  after Arthroplasty 
  •  after POP cast, Fracture treatment, Surgical intervention

35. Principles of Sports Medicine, diagnosis, evaluation, prevention, and management of sports injuries 

36. Basic principles of rehabilitative surgeries such as deformity correction in poliomyelitis, cerebral palsy, clubfoot, contractures, revision of amputation stump, closure of pressure sore, tendon transfers etc.

37. Holistic Rehabilitation of persons suffering from: 

  •  Plexus or Nerve Injury 
  •  Traumatic Brain Injury 
  •  Stroke 
  •  Parkinsonism, Multiple sclerosis, Ataxia, neurodegenerative disorders etc. 
  •  Neuropathy, Bell’s Palsy etc.
  •  Hansen’s Disease 
  •  Diseases of Muscles e.g. myopathy, motor-neuron disease, myasthenia gravis etc. 
  •  Cerebral Palsy 
  •  Spasticity 
  •  Poliomyelitis and its sequalae 
  •  Cardiovascular Disease e.g. CAD, MI, CABG Surgery, Angioplasty, Cardiac transplantation etc. 
  •  Pulmonary Disease e.g. COPD, Bronchiectesis, Cystic fibrosis etc. 
  •  Cancer 
  •  Swallowing disorder 
  •  Bladder dysfunction 
  •  Bowel dysfunction 
  •  Vertigo 
  •  HIV/AIDS 
  •  Chronic Pain 
  •  Neural tube defects like meningomyelocele and hydrocephalus etc.

38. Rehabilitation of persons: 

  •  after Organ Transplantation 
  •  in ICU setting 

39. Pediatric Rehabilitation including children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, learning disabilities, multiple disabilities etc. 

40. Geriatric Rehabilitation 

41. Principles of evaluation and rehabilitation management of persons with: 

  •  visual impairment 
  •  mental retardation 
  •  hearing /speech impairment 
  •  psychological problems or mental illness 

42. Medical/ surgical Emergencies in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

43. Sexuality and Disability

44. Evidence-based Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

45. Legislation in relations to disability- National and International 

46. Functional evaluation, Impairment rating, disability evaluation and certification including guidelines for these 

47. Schemes and Benefits extended to persons with disabilities by the Govt. 

48. Barrier-free Environment and access related issues 

49. Computers in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

50. Assistive Technology related to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

51. Recent Advances related to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

52. Ethical aspects in rehabilitation 

53. Research methodology 

54. MEDICO LEGAL ASPECTS RELEVANT TO THE DISCIPLINE. 

55. INDIAN MEDICAL COUNCIL (PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT, ETIQUETTE AND ETHICS) REGULATIONS, 2002. 

56. CURRENT TRENDS AND RECENT ADVANCEMENTS IN THE FILED OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION.


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