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1. Human Anatomy and Embryology with special reference to their application in Medicine and Surgery. 2. Dissection of the whole body at least once. Books recommended ::

CUNNINGHAM: Practical Anatomy.

CUNNINGHAM: Text-book of Anatomy.


HISTOLOGY.-The structure of the Cells, Tissues and Organs of Human Body.

Preparation of specimens of normal tissues either fresh or previously prepared so as to demonstrate their minute


Application of common histological methods.

Recognition and description of microscopic preparations of any normal tissue.

Chemical and experimental Physiology.

DIGESTION.-Chemistry of the common food substances.
Secretion and properties of the digestive juices and bile.
Movements of the stomach and intestines.
METABOLISM.-Formation and function of glycogen.
Nitrogen balance in men.

Body temperature and its variations.

Value of various diets.

BLOOD.-- Hæmoglobin and its derivatives. Hæmolysis,

precipitins, coagulation.

Enumeration of red and white

corpuscles and of, hæmoglobin. Application of side-chain

nomenclature to certain biological reactions.

Estimation of blood alkalinity.

Estimation of hæmolytic po wer of certain reagents.

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Heart sounds.

Properties of heart muscle.


of vagus and sympathetic on heart.

Vasomotor Nerves. Formation of lymph.

RESPIRATION.-Respiratory rhythm and volume. Action

of vagus.

Breath sounds.

URINE.-Excretion of urine. Detection and estimation of principal, normal and abnormal constituents.

Estimation of respiratory exchange.

MUSCLE and NERVE.-Use of batteries and induction


Properties of muscle.

Effect on contraction of load and fatigue.

The Reaction of degeneration.

CEREBRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.-Reflex action. Tendon phenomena. Reaction time.

Function of the various tracts and immediate results of injury to them. The Babinsky phenomenon,

Cerebral localisation.

Methods of testing the soundness of individual nerves. SPECIAL SENSES.-Law of specific irritability of nerves. Use of laryngoscope, of auriscope and of ophthalmos cope.

Physiological anatomy of the eye.

Formation of retinal image. Limits of accommodation.
Retinoscopy. The ophthalmometer and perimeter.
Common optical defects of the eye.

Colour vision,

Students are expected to show their acquaintance with the methods employed for the demonstration of fundamental physiological processes as laid down in the foregoing syllabus, and to carry out such chemical manipulations and experiments as are comprised therein.

Books recommended :

Halliburton's Manual of Physiology.

Essentials of Chemical Physiology.

Schaefer's Essentials of Histology.

Essentials of Experimental Physiology by Schaefer.
Materia Medica and Pharmacy.

(a) The pharmacological action of drugs and other medicinal agents on the chief functions of the animal body and the chemical transformation undergone in the body by the principal medicinal substances.

(b) A practical study of the chief Indian indigenous. drugs and of the preparation of medicines and of the constituents of the more important compound preparations of the British Pharmacopoeia.

Books recommended :

Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeu tics. By Hale White (1909).

British Pharmacopoeia.

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Indian and Colonial Addendum.

Indian Plants and Drugs with their Medical Properties and Uses. By Nad Karni, 1908.



1. A course of lectures on Midwifery and Gynecology. 2. A course of not less than 20 demonstrations on Practical Midwifery and Gynecological instruments and appliances.

3. Attendance of not less than three months as a clinical clerk in a Gynæcological Ward or Out-Patient Room.

4. The conduct of at least six labours, three of which must be in the presence of an obstetric assistant or any legally qualified Medical Practitioner (certificate from whom in this subject will be accepted).

Candidates must draw up an accurate record of the labour cases attended by them. They may be required to produce their case books before the examiners in evidence of diligent work.

Text-book recommended :

"A Text-book on Midwifery," by R. W. Johnstone, pub. lished by Adam and Charles Black.


One course of 30 lectures on Hygiene.

Personal Hygiene, Food and Dietaries. The construction of the dwelling-house with reference to (a) the proper access of sunlight and air, (b) methods of natural and artificial ventilation, warming and water-supply, (c) the disposal of refuse and excretal matters.

The effect on health of overcrowding, vitiated air, occupation and offensive trades.

Effects on health of impure water, polluted soil and unsound or infected foods.

The inspection of meat, grain and other articles of food.

The etiology and prevention of endemic and epidemic discases with special reference to Indian conditions. The methodical investigation of cases of such diseases with reference to their causation. The relation to human diseases of the common diseases and parasites of other forms of life, animal or vegetable.

The general principles and methods of vaccination, preventive inoculation, isolation and disinfection,

Text-books recommended :

"Hygiene," by Notter and Firth.

"Hygiene and Public Health," by Ghosh and Dass.

Medical Jurisprudence.

Attendance on not less than twelve Medico-Legal Post-mortem Examinations. Practical Instruction in the method of preserving viscera for chemical analysis. Reports on six such examinations may be called for by the examiner.

One course of lectures on Medical Jurisprudence including the following syllabus :

Evidence with special reference to Indian

Medical Evidence Act.

Medico-Legal Reports. Dying declaration. Signs of death. Examination of the dead body. Post-mortem examination in medico-legal cases. Exhumation.

Age in its medico-legal relations.

Determination of age.

Identity of the living. Identity of the dead. characteristics of the skeleton.

Modes of dying. Causes of sudden death.


Toxicology. Diagnosis and general treatment of poison


Evidences of poisoning in the dead. Local effects produced by poisons, disease and post-mortem changes. Preservation of viscera for analysis. Toxicology of the various inorganic, organic and gaseous poisons.

Death caused by burns or scalds. Mechanical injuries and wounds. Chemical, microscopical and spectroscopical examination of blood-stains and other stains.

Modes of death resulting from asphyxia. Hanging. Strangulation.

Suffocation. Drowning. Resuscitation from drowning. Death from lightning; from the electric current. Heat stroke.

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