RPSC Assistant Professor Ophthalmology Syllabus & Paper Pattern

RPSC Assistant Professor (Ophthalmology) Health & Medical Department Exam Pattern & Syllabus has to be known to study and prepare for the exam. There is a written exam conducted for the recruitment of Assistant professor Ophthalmology for which a proper syllabus is prepared by RPSC and every applicant has to make it a point to study all the topics of the field.

RPSC Assistant Professor Ophthalmology Exam Pattern & Syllabus-

Exam Pattern: The examination is conducted which will be objective type-

  • Type of exam: MCQs
  • Total Questions: 100 (Every question is 1 mark each)
  • Total Time Offered for exam: 2 Hours

Exam Syllabus:

  1. Basic Anatomy of Eye
  2. Physiology of Eye
  3. Optics and Refraction of Eye
  4. Eyelids-Benign nodules and cysts, miscellaneous benign tumors, malignant tumors, disorders of lashes, allergic disorders, bacterial infections, viral infections, blepharitis, ptosis, ectropion, entropion, benign epidermal tumors, benign pigmented lesions, benign adnexal tumors, miscelleneous acquired disorders, cosmetic eyelid and peiocular surgery, congenital malformations
  5. Lacrimal Drainage System-Physiology, causes of a watering eye, evaluation, acquired obstruction, congenital obstruction, lacrimal surgery, chronic canaliculitis, dacryocystitis
  6. Dry Eye Disorders-Definitions, physiology, classification, sjogren syndrome, clinical features, special investigations, treatment
  7. Conjunctiva-Basecterial conjunctivitis, viral conjunctivitis, allergic conjunctivitis, conjunctivitis in blistering mucocutaneous disease, miscellaneous conjunctivitis, degenerations
  8. Episclera and Sclera-Episcleritis, immune-mediated scleritis, infectious scleritis, scleral discoloration, blue sclera, miscellaneous conditions
  9. Cornea- Basic structure and function, immunologic diseases of cornea, metabolic and congenital diseases of cornea, conjunctival corneal dysplasia and malignancy, corneal dystrophies and degeneration, corneal surgeries including emerging innovation, modern eye anking: Advances and challenges, limbal stem cell and its clinical application, ocular surface rehabilitation, examination and evaluation techniques of cornea, corneal blindness, epidemiology, infectious diseases of cornea
  10. Orbit-Thyroid eye disease, infections, non-infective inflammatory disease, vascular malformations, carotis -cavernous fistula, cystic lesions, tumors, the anophthalmic socket, craniosynostoses
  11. Uveal Tissue- Role of immunosuppressants in uveitis, intermediate uveitis, uveitis in spondyloarthropathies, uveitis in juvenile arthritis, uveitis in bowel disease, uveitis in renal disease, sarcoidosis, behcet syndrome, toxoplasmosis, Classification of uveitis, immune mechanism in eyes, clinical features, special investigations, principles of treatment, toxocariasis, miscellaneous parasitic uveitis, uveitis in immuno deficiency syndrome, miscellaneous viral uveitis, fungal uveitis, bacterial uveitis, white dot syndromes, primary sttomal choroidits, miscellaneous anterior uveitis, miscellaneous posterior uveitis
  12. Ocular manifestations of Systematic diseases e.g. Diabetes Mellitus, Hyper tension, AIDS, Renal Disorders, Thyroid, Diseases and other
  13. Glaucoma- Tonometry, gonioscopy, evaluation of the optic nerve, imaging in glaucoma, perimetry, ocular hypertension, primary open-angle glaucoma, normal-pressure glaucoma, glaucoma in epithermal growth, Primary angle-closure glaucoma, classification of secondary glaucoma, pseudoexfoliation, pigment dispersion, neovascular glaucoma, inflammatory glaucoma, lens related glaucoma, traumatic glaucoma, iridocorneal endothelial sydrome, glaucoma in intraocular tumors, glaucoma in iridoschisis, primary congenital glaucoma, iridocorneal dysgenesis, glaucoma in phacomatoses, glaucoma medications, newer antiglaucoma drugs, laser therapy, trabeculectomy, non-penetrating surgery, antimetabolities in filtration surgery, drainage shunts
  14. Lens-Acquired cataract, management of age-related cataract, newer techniques of cataract surgeries, congenital cataract, ectopia lentis, abnormalities of shape, latest development IOL designs
  15. Retina-Retinal imaging and diagnosis, basic sciences related to retina, genetics in relation to retina, hereditary retinal and choroidal disease, macular dystrophies, retinal vascular diseases, age related macular disease, inflammatory and infective diseases of retina and choroid, retinal detachment including newer treatment modalities, surgeries of vitreous and retina, tumors of retina and choroid, endophthalmitis, artificial vision
  16. Ocular Pharmacology
  17. Ocular Tumors-Benign epibulbar tumors, malignant and premalignant epibulbar tumors, iris tumors, iris cysts, iliary body tumors, tumors of the choroid, neural retinal tumors, vascular retinal tumors, primary intraocular lymphoma, tumors of the retinal pigment epithelium, paraneoplastic syndromes
  18. Trauma-Eyelid trauma, orbital fractures, trauma to the globe, chemical injuries
  19. Causes and Prevention of Blindness including NPCB & Vision 2020
  20. Strabismus-Amblyopia, clinical evaluation, heterophoria, vergence abnormalities, esotropia, exotropia, special syndromes, alphabet patterns, surgery
  21. Neuro-Ophthalmology-Neuroimaging, optic nerve, pupillary reactions, chiasm, retrochiasmal pathways, ocular motor nerves, supranuclear disorders of ocular motility, nystagmus, carotid stenosis, intracranial aneurysms, ocular myopathies, neurofibromatosis, migraine, facial spasm

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