Punjab Public Service Commission Recruitment 2015 for Medical Officer
Punjab Public Service Commission,
Patiala – 147 001.
Website : http://ppsc.gov.in
1.1 The Punjab Public Service Commission ( PPSC ) has been established under Article 315 of the Constitution of India, with the basic purpose of recruiting officials in various departments of the Government as per the requisitions sent by the Government in this regard from time to time.
1.2 The Punjab Public Service Commission invites Online Application Forms from eligible candidates for recruitment to the Forty posts of Medical Officers Dental in the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Punjab.
Punjab PSC Advertisement is being published as per requisition received from the Department of Health & Family Welfare ( Health – 6 Branch ), Government of Punjab vide letter No. E609/02/135/14-3H6/413838/1 dated 12/02/2015 and Memo No. 2/135/14-3H6/5H4/546595/1 dated 23/7/2015 and is subject to any modification or amendment that may be made by the Government subsequently.
2. PPSC Medical Officer Vacancies 2015
2.1 The number of PPSC Medical Officer vacancies to be filled for the Posts of Medical Officer ( General ) is given in the table below :
|Sr.No.||Category Code||Name of Category||Total|
|2||72 / 73||ESM / LDESM, Punjab||03|
|3||75||Sports Person, Punjab||01|
|4||76 - C||Physically Handicapped ( Orthopedically )||01|
|5||77||Scheduled Casts Others, Punjab||06|
|78 / 79||Scheduled Casts Others, Punjab|
ESM / LDESM, Punjab
|6||81||Balmiki / Mazbhi Sikh, Punjab||08|
|7||85||Backward Class, Punjab||03|
Note : The number of posts is liable to alteration without any notice.
2.2 The candidates should indicate in the Application Form, the category for which they want to be considered. Category once filled would not be changed under any circumstances.
3.0 PPSC Medical Officer Pay Scale 2015 : 15600 – 39100 + 5400/- Grade Pay.
Note : Regarding drawing the pay of the appointed candidate, as per Notifications No. 7/2004/2012-4FP1/66, Dated 15/01/2015 of Govt. of Punjab Department of Finance ( Finance Personnel – I Branch ) Chandigarh, fixed emolument equal to Minimum of the Pay Band without any Grade Pay or any allowance will be paid during the probation period of 2 years. It is also clear that Annual increment or any other allowance except travelling allowance will not be paid during the probation period of 2 years.
4.0 PPSC Medical Officer Essential Qualifications 2015
4.1 Should posses a degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery from a recognized university or institution or any equivalent degree recognized by the Dental Council of India; and
4.2 Should be registered in Part ‘A’ of the register of the State Dental Council.
4.3 Punjabi of Matric or its equivalent Standard.
( Relax able for Sikh Migrants to the extent that they will have to acquire such qualification within two years after joining the service failing which their services shall liable to be terminated ).
Note Related to Sub-Para 4.3 : Relaxable for Sikh Migrants upto the extent that they will have to acquire such qualification within two years after joining the service failing which their services shall liable to be terminated.
5.0 Age Limit for PPSC Medical Officer 2015 :
- Candidates should not be below 18 years and above 37 years of age as on 01.01.2015.
- Upper age limit may be relaxed upto 45 years for all States / Central Government employees.
- The Upper age limit is relaxed upto 42 years for Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes of Punjab.
- Ex-servicemen of Punjab Domicile shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in the Armed Forces of Union from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such a vacancy in the Service Rules concerned by more than three years, he shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.
- Upper age limit is also relaxed upto 42 years for Widows, Divorcees and certain other Categories of Women.
- Upper age limit is also relaxed upto 47 years for Physically Handicapped of Punjab.
6.0 PPSC Medical Officer Competitive Examination 2015 :
The details of PPSC Medical Officer Competitive examination are as follows :
6.1 This is for information of the candidates who have applied for the posts of Medical Officer Dental in the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Punjab. That a competitive exam for recruitment to these posts shall be conducted. The date and time of competitive exam will be uploaded on the website shortly.
6.2 The scheme of the PPSC Medical Officer examination process shall be as under :
|Competitive Exam ( Objective Type ) - 300 Marks|
|Interview - 40 Marks|
|Grand Total - 340 Marks|
6.3 The PPSC Medical Officer examination centre(s) shall be in Patiala and information of the same shall be mentioned on Admit Cards of all candidates. Details regarding the Admit cards shall be given shortly on the website of the Punjab Public Service Commission.
6.4 All candidates who have applied for ibid posts have been declared “provisionally eligible” for appearing in the competitive exam.
6.5 The scrutiny of application forms shall be done after the conduct of exam. During the process of scrutiny, the application forms and other relevant documents, certificates, etc of the candidates shall be examined to determine their eligibility as on the last date of submission of online application forms.
6.6 Thereafter, candidates not more than three times the number of posts ( in their order of merit ) shall be short-listed for appearing in the interview. However, this number shall be subject to variation if two or more candidates at the last number ( the number at the end ) get equal marks, then all of them shall be considered for appearing in the interview ( subject to eligibility ), warranting the corresponding increase in the stipulated ratio.
6.7 The salient features of the written competitive exam shall be as follows :
- The exam will consist of 100 objective type multiple choice questions.
- The standard of questions would be to test the knowledge and general awareness as is expected of a person who has attained education at least up to graduation level.
- The duration of exam will be two hours.
- All questions will carry equal marks ( three marks each ).
- There will be no negative marking.
- The Viva-Voce shall carry 40 marks and final result shall be prepared on the basis of the grand total of the marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Competitive Examination and Viva-Voce.
A candidate shall be a :
- Citizen of India; or
- Citizen of Nepal; or
- Subject of Bhutan; or
- Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the Ist January. 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India; or.
- A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda and United Republic of Tanzania ( formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar ) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India;
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of Punjab in the Department of Home Affairs and Justice.
8.0 Submission of PPSC Medical Officer Application Form 2015 :
8.1 The candidates can only apply by filling Online Application Form, a link of which is available on the website of the Punjab Public Service Commission http://ppsc.gov.in No other mode of application will be accepted.
|To make new registration for applying for the post.||( Step - 1 )||19.10.2015 by 11:59:00 PM|
|To deposit the Application fees by system generated Bank Challan Form.||( Step - 2 )||23.10.2015 [ During Banking Hours ]|
|To take print of duly filled Online Application Form ( after depositing the Application Fees ) and to submit the Hard Copy of duly filled Online Application Form alongwith copy of self attested certificates and Challan Form ( PPSC Copy only )||( Step - 3 )||30.10.2015 by 05:00:00 PM|
8.2 The printout of the duly filled Online Application Form alongwith copy of Bank Challan and relevant documents must reach the office of Secretary, Punjab Public Service Commission at the Latest by 5:00 pm before or by 30.10.2015
9.0 PPSC Medical Officer Application and Examination Fee 2015
9.1 The candidates are required to pay the Application fee as per Govt. Letter No. 10/20/2007 – 3PP3/97751/1 dated 17-9-2013 as mentioned below :
|Name of Category||Online Application Charges||Examination Fee||Total|
|Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes of all States and Backward Classes of Punjab||500/-||625/-||1125/-|
|Ex-Servicemen of Punjab||500/-||No Fee to be paid||500/-|
|All Others Categories ( including Lineal Descendent of Ex-servicemen, Punjab )||500/-||2500/-||3000/-|
|Physically Handicapped, Punjab||500/-||1250/-||1750/-|
9.2 The candidates entitled to fee concession / exemption must submit with their Application Form, a self attested copy of the certificate certifying their claim for fee concession / exemption. Candidates who do not submit such a certificate shall not be entitled to fee concession / exemption under any circumstances.
9.3 PPSC Medical Officer Application fee must be submitted through any Branch of State Bank of Patiala only. Candidate should carefully fill the details in the Online Application Form and click on the “submit” button at the end of the Online Application Format. Before pressing the “submit” button, candidates are advised to verify every detail filled in the application. After submitting the PPSC online application form, the candidate should take a printout of the system generated fee payment challan immediately. No Change / Edit will be allowed after downloading the Bank Challan. The application fee is non-refundable.
10. Important Notes :
- Only Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes, Ex-Servicemen / LDESM, Physically Handicapped, Freedom Fighter & Sports Persons of Punjab domicile are eligible for the benefit of reservation.
- A candidate should indicate the specific category for which he / she wants to be considered and category once opted cannot be changed under any circumstances.
- SC / ST Candidates belonging to other States are required to fill their Post Category as General Category ( Code 71 ). They are entitled only to fee concession but not entitled to avail reservation / age relaxation.
- Ex-servicemen / Lineal Descendent of Ex-Servicemen ( LDESM ) who have domicile of Punjab are eligible for reservation under the Ex-Servicemen category. LDESM shall be considered against the vacancies for Ex-servicemen only if no Ex-servicemen are available. In case sufficient numbers of Ex-servicemen are available, then LDESM shall be treated as General Category candidates.
11. Candidates should select their categories carefully, because candidates belonging to categories other than category 71 ( General ), are entitled to fee concession / exemption, age relaxation and job reservation. The category once selected by a candidate will not be changed under any circumstances. Candidates shall submit certificates issued by the Competent Authority in support of their claim to a particular category.
Categories and Category Code
|Code No.||Category Name||Code No.||Category Name||Code No.||Category Name|
|71||General Category||77||SC Others, Punjab||83||Balmiki / Mazhbi Sikh LDESM, Punjab|
|72||ESM, Punjab||78||SC ESM, Punjab||84||Balmiki / Mazhbi Sikh Sports Person, Punjab|
|73||LDESM, Punjab||79||SC LDESM, Punjab||85||BC, Punjab|
|74||Freedom Fighter, Punjab||80||SC Sports Person, Punjab||86||BC ESM, Punjab|
|75||Sports Person, Punjab||81||Balmiki / Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab||87||BC LDESM, Punjab|
|76||Physically Handicapped, Punjab :|
A : Visually Impaired
B : Hearing Impaired
C : Orthopaedically Disabled
|82||Balmiki / Mazhbi Sikh ESM, Punjab|
Code for Age Relaxation ( If claimed )
|Code No||Category Name||Code No||Category Name||Code No||Category Name|
|91||State Government / Central Government Employees.||97||Physically Handicapped, Punjab Only||103||Balmiki / Mazhbi Sikh Punjab only + Physically Handicapped, Punjab.|
|92||SC Punjab only||98||SC Punjab only+ State Government / Central Government Employees.||104||B.C., Punjab. + State Government / Central Government Employees.|
|93||Balmiki / Mazhbi Sikh Punjab Only||99||SC Punjab only + ESM, Punjab.||105||B.C., Punjab. + ESM, Punjab|
|94||Widows & certain other categories of women of Punjab.||100||SC Punjab only + Physically Handicapped, Punjab.||106||B.C., Punjab. + Physically Handicapped, Punjab.|
|95||B.C., Punjab Only||101||Balmiki / Mazhbi Sikh Punjab only + State Government / Central Government Employees.|
|96||ESM, Punjab Only||102||Balmiki / Mazhbi Sikh Punjab only + ESM, Punjab.|
Syllabus for PPSC Medical Officer 2015
- Head & Neck including scalp, face, temple, neck, etc.
- Muscle and Nerve
- Central Nerve System
- Special Senses
- Chemistry of Bio Organic Molecules
- Macronutrients and Digestion
- Special Aspects of Metabolism
- Biochemical Genetics and Protein Synthesis
- Medical Biochemistry
Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral Histology
I. Tooth Morphology
- Introduction to tooth morphology
- Morphology of permanent teeth
- Morphology of Deciduous teeth
II. Oral Embryology
- Development of teeth
- Eruption of Deciduous and Permanent teeth
- Shedding of teeth
III. Oral Histology
- Detailed microscopic study of Emanel, Dentine, Cementum & pulp tissue Periodontal ligament & alveolar bone Oral mucosa Salivary glands Acini & ductal system TM joint Maxillary sinus.
- Processing of hard and soft tissues.
- Basic histochemical staining patterns of oral tissues.
IV. Oral Physiology
- Calcium, phosphorus & fluoride metabolism
- Theories of mineralisation
- Physiology of taste
- Physiology of speech
- Review of basic anatomy of larynx and vocal cords
- Introduction to pathology
- Aetiology and pathogenesis of disease
- Cell death and Necrosis
- Fracture healing
- Tuberculosis, Epidemiology, Pathogenesis
- Ischemia and Infarction
- Derangements of body fluids
- Nutritional Disorders
- Immunological mechanisms in disease
- AIDS and Hepatitis
- Diabetes Mellitus
- General aspects of neoplasia
- Common specific tumors
- Diseases of oral cavity
- Diseasea of salivary glands
- Common diseases of bones
- Hemorrhagic disorders
- Morphology and physiology of bacteria
- Detail account of sterilisation and disinfection
- Culture media and culture techniques
- Basic knowledge of selection, collection, transport, processing of clinical specimens and identification of bacteria
- Bacterial genetics and drug resistance in bacteria
d) Immune response
f) Autoimmune disorders
- Pyogenic cocci
- Non sporing aerobes
- General properties
- Laborartory diagnosis
- Herpes virus
- Mumps Virus
General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
- General principals of pharmacology
- CNS Drugs
- Autonomic drugs
- Cardiovascular drugs
- Drugs acting on blood
- G.I.T. Drugs
- Pharmacotherapy of emergencies in dental office and emergency drugs
- Chealating agents
- Dental Pharmacology
- Structure of matter and principles of adhesion
- Physical properties applicable to dental materials
- Biological considerations in use of dental materials
- Gypsum & gypsum products
- Impression materials used in dentistry
- Synthetic Resins used in Dentistry
- Restorative Resins
- Metal and Alloys
- Dental waxes including Inlay casting wax
- Dental casting investments
- Soldering, Brazing and Welding
- Wrought base metal alloys
- Dental cements
- Dental Ceramics
- Abrasion and Polishing agents
- Die and Counter Die materials including electro forming
- Dental Implants
- Mechanics of cutting
- Different pathological processes involving the oral cavity
- Development disturbances of teeth, jaws and soft tissues of oral & paraoral region
- Dental Caries
- Pulp & periapical pathology & osteomyelitis
- Periodontal Diseases
- Microbial infections of oral soft tissues
- Common non – inflammatory diseases involving the jaws
- Diseases of TM joint
- Cysts of oral and paraoral region
- Tumors of the oral cavity
- Salivary Gland
- Traumatic, reactive & regressive lesions of oral cavity
- Non – neoplastic salivary gland diseases
- Systemic diseases involving oral cavity
- Mucocutaneous Lesions
- Diseases of the nerves
- Pigmentation of oral and paraoral region
- Diseases of maxillary sinus
- Oral precancer – cancer
- Principles of Basic Forensic Odontology
- Aims of medicine, definitions of sign, symptoms, etc.
- Infections – enteric fever, AIDS, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, syphilis, diphtheria.
- Mumps, Infectious mononucleosis
- Respiratory system
- Lung cancers
- Renal failure
- Balanced diet
- History of Surgery
- General principles of surgery
- Transmissable viral infections
- Shock and Haemorrhage
- Tumours, Ulcers,cysts sinus and fistulae
- Diseases of lymphatic system
- Diseases of oral cavity
- Diseases of larynx, nasopharynx
- Nervous system
- Principles of operative surgery
- Anomalies of development of face
- Diseases of thyroid and parathyroid
- Swellings of the jaw
- Nomenclature of Dentition
- Principles of cavity preparation
- Dental caries
- Treatment planning for operative dentistry
- Gnathoogicalconepts of estortin
- Armamentarium for cavity prparatin
- Control of operating field
- Amalgam restoration
- Pulp protection
- Anterior restorations
- Direct filling gold resatorations
- Preventive measures in restorative practice
- Pin Amalgam restorations
- Direct and Indirect pulp capping
- Hypersensitive dentine
- Cast restorations
- Die materials
- Gingival tissue management
- Control of pain during operative procedures
- Introduction and scope
- Emergency endodontic procedures
- Pulpal diseases
- Periapical diseases
- Vital pulp therapy
- Apexogenesis and Apexification
- Principles of root canal treatment
- Anatomy of pulp cavity
- Preparation of root canal space – working lenth, cleaning and shapng, irrigating solution, instrumentation.
- Disinfection of root canal space
- Methods of cleaning and shaping
- Obturation of root canal system
- Root canal sealers
- Post endodontic restoration
- Discoloured teeth
- Traumatised teeth
- Endodontic surgeries
- Root resorption
- Lasers in conservative endodontic
- Diagnosis in oral surgery
- Principles of infection control
- Principles of oral surgery
- Bone cutting instruments
- Skin incisions
- Exodontia – extraction of teeth, methods, etc
- Impacted teeth
- Pre-prosthetic surgery
- Tumors of oral cavity
- Fractures of the jaws
- Diseases of the maxillary sinus
- Disorders of TM Joint
- Infections of the oral cavity
- Benign cystic lesions of the jaws
- Salivry gland diseases
- Jaw deformities
- Neurological disorders Cleft lip and palate
- Medical emergencies in dental practice
- Emergency drugs
- Oral Implantology
- Local Anaesthesia
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- Use of oxygen and emergency drugs
- Diagnostic methods
- Diagnosis and Differential diagnosis
- Common cysts and tumors
- Infections of oral and paraoral structures
- Common mucosal lesions
- Facial pain
- Oral manifestations of – metabolic disorders, Endocrine disorders, nutritional deficiencies, blood disorders.
- Diseases of salivary glands
- Dermatological diseases with oral manifestations
- Foci of oral infectitions
- Management of dental problems in medically compromised persons
- Precancerous lesions and conditions
- Forensic odontology
- Oral Radiology
- Growth and development
- Diagnosis and diagnostic aids
- General principles in orthodontic treatment panning
- Anchrage in odntics
- Biomechanical principles in tooth movement
- Preventive orthodontics
- Interceptive orthodontics
- Corrective orthodontics
- Orthodontic appliances
- Removable orthodontic appliances
- Fixed orthodontic appliaces
- Extraoral appliances
- Myofunctional appliances
- Orthodontic management of cleft lip and palate
- Principles of surgical orthodontics
- Retention and relapse
- Introduction to preventive dentistry
- Growth and development
- Development of occlusion from birth through adsolescence
- Dental anatomy and histology
- Dental radiology related to paedodontics
- Oral surgeries in children
- Dental caries
- Gingival and periodontal diseases in children
- Child psychology
- Behaviour management
- Paediatric operative dentistry
- Paediatric endodontics
- Traumatic injuries in children
- Preventive and interceptive orthodontics
- Oral Habits in children
- Dental care of children with special needs
- Congenital abnormalities in children
- Dental emergencies in children and their management
- Dental materials used in paediatic dentistry
- Preventive dentstry
- Dental health education and school dental health programmes
- Case history recording
- Setting up of paedodontic clinic
Public Health Dentistry
- Introduction to dentistry
- Dental public health
- General epidemiology
- Environmental health
- Health education
- Public health administration
- Ethics and jurisprudence
- Behavioural science
- Preventive dentistry
- Dentist Act 1948 with amendment
- Practical work
- Development of periodontal tissues
- Dental plaque ( Biofilm )
- Defensive mechanisms in oral cavity
- Age changes in teeth and periodontal structures
- Etiology and Classification of gingival and periodontal diseases
- Anatomy, histology and physiology of the periodontium
- Epidemiology of periodontal diseases
- Gingival diseases
- Gingival enlargements
- Mechanism of spread of inflammation
- Host response
- Trauma from occlusion
- Systemic diseases and their periodontal significance
- Oral habits and their periodontal significance
- Diagnosis, prognosis and treatment
- General procedures of periodontal therapy
- Non-surgical therapy
- Surgical treatment – osseous surgery, mucogingival surgery and periodontal plastic surgeries.
- Pocket eradication procedures
- Periodontal emergencies
- Periodontal splints
- Flap surgery
- Maintenance phase
- Periodontal management of medically compromised patients
- Sterilisation and various aseptic procedures
- Infection control protocol
- Maintenance of implants