UPDATED (MERGED) CBSE UGC NET SYLLABUS FOR SOCIAL MEDICINE AND COMMUNITY HEALTH
SUBJECT CODE – 81
CBSE has revised the pattern and scheme of the exam from July 2018. The pattern of the exam has been changed from 3 papers (Paper I, II & III) to 2 papers (Paper I & II). There are no changes in the pattern of paper 1, but paper 2 & paper 3 has been merged into One paper.
ACCORDING TO THE NOTIFICATION OF CBSE UGC NET, ALL THE QUESTIONS OF PAPER – II WILL BE COMPULSORY, COVERING ENTIRE SYLLABI OF EARLIER PAPER II & PAPER – III (INCLUDING ALL ELECTIVES, WITHOUT OPTIONS).
Hence, there will be only one question paper in CBSE UGC NET Exam in Social Medicine and Community Health, called Paper 2. Paper 2 (Paper II) will have 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with each question carrying two (2) marks i.e. 200 marks in total. All questions are compulsory in the papers. The objective type questions will include multiple choices, matching type, true / false and assertion-reasoning type etc.
For CBSE UGC NET aspirants, we have merged the entire Syllabi of Paper II and Paper III of the subject of Social Medicine and Community Health.
THE SYLLABUS OF PAPER II WILL BE AS MENTIONED BELOW:
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Unit – I
Definitions and Concepts
Evolution of Public Health
Important Public Health Acts
Health problems of developed and developing countries
Health problems in India
Environment and Health
Unit – II
Definition and Concepts of Epidemiology
Concepts of Health and Disease
Role of Genetics in Health and Disease
Levels of Prevention
Types of Epidemiology
Uses of Epidemiology
Unit – III
Epidemiology, Etiology, Pathogenesis, Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases, like Malaria, Cholera, Tuberculosis, Leprosy, Diarrhoea, ARI, Poliomyelitis, Viral Hepatitis, Measles, Dengue, Rabies, AIDS, etc.
Non – communicable diseases, like coronary heart disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, cancers, etc.
Occupational disorders like, pneumo-coniosis, hearing loss, accidents, dermatosis, etc.
Unit – IV
Major nutritional problems, etiology, manifestations and prevention Components of RCH care.
Need and package of services under RCH Program.
Unit – V
Health planning in India including various committees and National Health Policy and Health Goals set from time to time
Organised sector with reference to Centre, State, District and Block level structures and local bodies and Panchayati Raj
Organisation and functions of community health centres and primary health centres
Primary Health care and concept
Alternative systems of medicine, like Ayurveda, Homeopathy, etc.
Non – Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Private Voluntary Organisations (PVOs)
Unit – VI
Definition, scope and evolution
Problems of Population growth
Birthrates, death rates, fertility rates, age-specific mortality rates, MMR, CPR, etc.
Approaches and methods of contraception
Unit – VII
Definition and scope of social and behavioural sciences in Health
Concept and significance of social structure and social organisation
Culture and Behaviour related to Health and Disease
Political and Economical aspects of Health
Concepts and techniques of Information, Education and Communication including Counselling methodology
Unit – VIII
Basic concepts in statistics
Concepts of epidemiology, approaches and methods
Techniques of social sciences research relevant to health fields
Health systems research, operational research, mathematical models
Research related to health economics, medical geography
Unit – IX
Environmental sanitation Nutrition
Family Welfare and Planning
Reproductive and Child health
Communicable and Non – communicable diseases
Unit – X
Objectives and Organisation of important agencies, like WHO, UNICEF, FAO, ILO, Indian Red Cross Society, UNFPA, World Bank, Asia Development Bank, Ford Foundation, CARE, Rockefeller Foundation, etc. and their role in Health care activities in India.
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