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Death from cold.

Causation, symptoms, and post-mortem appearances of starvation.

Medico-legal questions relating to pregnancy, delivery, and abortion, infanticide, criminal offences, legitimacy.

Forms of Insanity. Delusions, illusions, hallucinations. Criminal responsibility. Modes of placing lunatics under restraint. Medical certificates. Lunacy certificates.

Examination of Lunatics. Testamentary capacity. Feigned insanity.

Text-book recommended :

Text-book of Medical Jurisprudence, by Lyon and Waddell.

GROUP B.

Medicine.

A course of not less than 75 lectures on the Principles and Practice of Medicine.

A course of not less than 20 demonstrations on Clinical Methods, Medical Anatomy, Physical Diagnosis and the use of instruments of observation.

The Medical Practice of a recognised hospital during three years with clinical instruction and lectures on clinical medicine and experience as a clinical clerk for not less than six months during this period, including clinical instruction in infectious diseases.

A course of at least 8 lectures on Insanity with 8 clinical demonstrations at an asylum.

A course of instruction in Therapeutics.

A course of instruction in Vaccination.

A practical course of instruction for not less than two months in special methods for treatment of Tuberculosis.

Surgery.

A course of not less than 75 lectures on the Principles and Practice of Surgery.

Courses of instruction in Operative Surgery, Surgical Anatomy, Practical Surgery, and the administration of Anæsthetics

The surgical practice of a recognised hospital for three years with clinical instruction and lectures on clinical surgery and not less than six months' practice as a dresser.

Instruction in diseases of the Eye, Ear and Throat with three months' practice as a dresser in the Eye Department of a recognised hospital.

Pathology.

Courses of instruction in General Pathology, Morbid Anatomy, Bacteriology, Chemical Pathology, Medical Zoology and Diagnostic Laboratory Methods including practical classes in all these subjects.

The following text-books are recommended :

Medicine.

Taylor's Practice of Medicine.

Osler's Principles and Practice of Medicine.

Surgery.

Manual of Surgery-Rose and Carless.

Operative Surgery-Waring.

Elements of Surgical Diagnosis-Pearce Gould.

Text-book for Diseases of the Eye. Diseases of the Eye

by J. H. Parsons.

Green's Pathology.

Pathology.

Muir and Bitchie's Bacteriology.

COMMERCIAL DIPLOMA EXAMINATION.

Shorthand.

1. Writing in Shorthand from a passage dictated at the rate of 80 words per minute, for a period of ten minutes.

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2. Writing in Shorthand from a business letter of general commercial phraseology, dictated at the rate of 80 words per minute, for a period of five minutes.

3. Transcription of both of the above.

4. In judging of the candidate's performance, special importance will be attached to spelling, punctuation, neat. ness of writing in transcription, proper arrangement into paragraphs, and general business-like appearance.

Type-writing.

1. Copying from legible manuscript for 15 minutes at the rate of 35 words per minute.

2. Copying passages of varying difficulty, technical, commercial, legal, tabular statements, etc., and transcribing badly-written and confused manuscript.

3. Type-writer copying and the mechanical construction of the type-writer in its practical aspects.

4. Type-writing in form for despatch, a business letter taken down in shorthand.

5. Duplicating processes.

6. Special attention should be paid to accuracy, correct spelling, syllabication and punctuation.

7. Candidates will be allowed to use any make of machine they choose, and may bring their own machines.

Book-keeping and Accountancy.

1. The principles of Single and Double Entry Systems. 2. The books employed :-The uses of the several varieties of Cash Books-Sales Books-Purchases BooksJournals-Ledgers-Subsidiary Books-Special Books used in particular business. The "Columner System." The "Sectional System" of self-balancing ledgers.

3. The terms used:-The meaning and nature of the "Debentures ". terms employed, such

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4. The balancing of books:-Methods of balancing books at stated periods. The preparation of Trading Accounts, Profit and Loss Accounts, and Balance-sheets.

5. The variation in particular businesses :-The books required, the methods of keeping them and the form of the presentation of accounts in different enterprises (according to the requirements of Indian law, where applicable), such as Merchants, Manufacturers, Bankers and Joint Stock Companies.

Banking and Currency.

1. The functions and attributes of money-Various systems of legal tender-The monetary standard-Standard and token coins.

2. The Indian Paper Currency Act, the Indian Coinage Act, the Gold Standard Reserve.

3. The History of Banking in England-The restriction. of cash payments and the resumption-The Bank Act.

4. The structure of the English Banking system-The reserve-The clearing house.

5. The Money Market-Bank rate and Market rateThe Bank return-Bankers and Borrowers-Bank balancesheets.

6. The relation between money, credit and prices-The effect of the gold discoveries-Financial crises-The function and limits of speculation-The Stock Exchange.

7. The foreign exchanges-The method by which England's Foreign and Colonial trade (Import and Export) is financed-Financial centres-Secretary of State's Bills

8. Indian Presidency Banks-Indian Joint Stock Banking-Indian Co-operative Credit Societies.

1. Indexing.

2. Docketing.

Precis Writing.

3. Continuous and separate précis.

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abbreviations, complete business transactions with the use

of the proper forms, documents, etc.

2. Method of indexing, filing and tracing letters.

3. Loose-leaf and Card-index systems.

4. Official Correspondence :-Including a knowledge of general office routine.

5. A working knowledge of the Indian Stamp Act, and of the Indian Companies Act.

Commercial Geography.

The influence of geographical conditions on the commercial history of the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, Australasia, Egypt, British Tropical Africa, British South India, Ceylon, Japan and China. This implies an intelligent study of the physical features of the different countries, more particularly in relation to (a) their effects on climate and agricultural production and (3) the easiest lines of inland communication, whether by water, road or rail. The situation of the different regions producing, and the most important markets for the most valuable commodities and the routes connecting these at different time. Special attention should be given to these points with regard to India.

Commercial History.

A general survey of the development of commerce, from the Phoenician, Greek and Roman eras. The discovery and early exploration of America. The discovery of the seaway to India. Commercial Treaties. Free Trade. The Industrial and Commericial revolution at the end of the 18th and beginning of the 19th century and its effects, both in the United Kingdom and on the Continent of Europe,

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