SOLDIER NURSING ASSISTANT
SYLLABUS FOR NURSING ASSISTANT
(TO BE ATTEMPTED IN HINDI & ENGLISH ONLY)
(MAX MARKS 100)
Soldier Nursing Assistant paper will be one hour duration of 100 marks comprising of the following :-
(a) Gen Knowledge - 20%
(b) Biology - 30%
(c) Chemistry - 30%
(d) Mathematics - 20%
Abbreviations - National and International
Sports - National and International
Awards & Prizes - National awards, Gallantary awards, Nobel
History. Important dates & battles in Indian and world History and Land marks of Indian History, national movement.
Geography. Solar System, Space exploration, The earth, Principal peaks, Deserts, Rivers, Lakes and famous waterfalls, Geographical Tallest, Biggest and Longest etc.
Terminology. Geographical terms, Economic terms, Astronomical terms, Legal terms and miscellaneous terms.
Indian Armed Forces.
Indian Towns, States and UTs.
Institutions and research stations, International space Stations and Festivals of Indian and World.
Indian News Agencies and Dailies.
Continents and Sub continents.
Inventions and Discoveries.
The Constitution of India.
Religious Communities and Principal Languages.
National and International Days.
Books and Authors.
The world of Plants and animals.
Current Affairs and “Who`s Who”.
Basic Biology. Cell structure and functions, Tissues, Organs and organ system, outline classification of plants and animals, adaptation and evolution.
Life Process. Nutrition, photosynthesis, Autotrophy, Heterotrophs, Respiration, Internal transport, Excretion, Reproduction Growth and differentiation, Control and co-ordination.
Study of Birds. Habit and behaviour of familiar birds.
Uniqueness of Human Body. Organisation of human body, unique organs of the human body-biped and erect posture, opposite thumb, highly developed brain, location of eye, colour sensitive retina, presence of salivary amylase, antigravity postural muscles, location of tests, capability of year round reproduction, some characteristics of human body common to other animals.
Food and Health
Necessity of balanced diet. Diet and nature of work, need and functions of nutrients, vitamins, sources of dietary proteins, carbohydrates and fats, vitamins, minerals, deficiency, diseases and their symptoms, Protein, energy, malnutrition, mineral malnutrition, symptoms of diseases, effects of insufficiency, control, harmful effects of over intake, obesity and other complications, cardiovascular disorder, mottling of teeth and fluorosis hypervitaminosis.
Wasteful Food Practices.. Type of wastage, defective practices, post harvesting, mode of storage and distribution, traditional systems, faulty methods of preservation.
Food Yield. Different practices – use of fertilizers and manures, proper irrigation, nitrogen fixation, crop rotation, mixed cropping, use of good hybrids, protection of plants against diseases, animal husbandry, artificial insemination, care and management. Environmental pollutants, contaminated water, causes and transmission by physical contact or vectors. Disorder caused by addiction to alcohol, smoking and drugs.
Essentials for Good Health. Hygienic habits and control of environmental pollution.
Cycles of Materials. Carbon cycle, nitrogen cycle, nitrogen fixation, oxygen cycle, oxidation processes, water cycle, mineral cycles (Sodium (Na), Potassium (K), Magnesium (Mg), Iron (Fe), Role of energy change in different cycles.
Ecological Balance. Man`s role in disturbing the balance, environment physical, biotic and socio culture, efforts for maintenance of ecological balance, recycling of waste materials for ecological balance.
Living resources. Renewable and non-renewable resources, exploitation of resources, ecological crisis due to deforestation, need for proper replenishment and management of living resources, means of replenishment though sulviculture, conservation and monitoring of wild life parks and sanctuaries, wild life conservation.
Ways of living.
Habitat and Organisms. Habitat, types of habitat, classification of organisms based on habitats, habitat and organisms, interdependents, alternation of habitats and its effects on organisms including man. Conservation of habitats.
Adaptation. Structural and functional potentialities of organisms, structural adaptation with reference to internal and external factors. Functional adaptation in reference to life processes.
Matter-Nature and Behaviour
Nature and behaviour. Different types of substances, elements compounds and their mixtures. Structure of matter. Atomic theory, molecules and atoms, structure of atom-electrons, protons and neutrons, Compositions of molecules-atomic number and mass number, valence electrons and valency.
Preparation and properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon-di-oxide. Oxidation and Reduction, Acid, bases and salts.
Electrochemical Cell. Construction of a simple voltaic cell; working of an electrochemical cell; lead storage battery and dry cell.
Classification of elements. Similarities and dissimilarities in the properties of some elements, periodic law, period and groups, gradation of properties of elements along a period and in the group.
Carbon and its compounds. Introduction, allotropies of carbon and their occurrence, structure, related property and uses, simple compounds of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen and their uses. Petroleum products, introductory account of synthetic fibres, plastics, rubber, soaps and detergents.
Extraction of Metals. Metals and non metals : Occurrence, general metallurgical operations for extraction of pure metal, properties of metals and some alloys, use of metals and non metals, their compounds.
Chemical Bond. Formation of ionic and covalent bonds, important properties of electrovalent and covalent compounds.
Electrolysis. Movement of ions during electrolysis, relationship between current, time and amount of metal deposited during electrolysis, electroplating.
Water. Water as a natural resource, origin of life in water, as medium for the activity of the living, water as solvent, saturated and unsaturated solution, sea water as habitat of organism, salts from oceans, ocean current, use of water. Dependence of man on natural resources, minerals from earth metals and non metals, use of non-metals.
Air. Role of atmosphere in protection from radiation, composition of atmosphere, water and particulate matter in atmosphere, carbon dioxide from fossil fuels and automobiles, corrosion of metals, damage of historical monuments from acidic gases, toxic effects on and its ill effects, smog, air pollution, noise pollution and its effects on human beings.
Natural numbers, integers, fractions, rational/irrational numbers, decimal fractions, HCF & LCM, square root, ratio and proportion, percentages, averages, profit & loss, simple and compound interest.
Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division of algebraic expressions, HCG & LCM, factorization, simple equations, surds, indices, logarithmic, Solution of linear equations of two and three variables. Ratio and proportion, meaning and standard form, roots and discriminant of a quadratic equation ax 2 + bx + c = 0
Area of Volume
Area of four walls of a room, area of a circle, sector and segment of a circle, surface area and volume of cube, cuboid, cone, cylinder, sphere.
Trigonmetric ratios of an angle A of a right angle triangle. Simple applications of trigonometric ratios for solving problems of different types. Simple identities based upon the above.
Height and Distances
Solution of simple problems of height and distance using trigonometrical table and logarithmic tables.
Lines and Angles.
Different characteristics of lines and angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, intersecting lines, sum of angles and triangles, interior and exterior angles.
Triangles – properties, equality, congruency and similarity with respect to sides and angles.
Parallelogram - types and properties
Circles – Properties, arc, chords, tangents, secants and angles subtended by arcs.
Histograms with given intervals, classification of data, frequency, frequency polygons, ogives, mean, median and mode of grouped and ungrouped data, problems related to statistical techniques.
Introduction to computers : Role and use of computers in modern society, hardwared and softwared aspects of computers. Knowledge of applications and languages. Flow chart and solutions of problems through problem algorithm.Note : The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to the subjects. At times question may be asked other than the above topic but definitely within the syllabus of CBSE / PUC.