OPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Recruitment 2022 Latest Online Form

OPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon In (Group A) Recruitment 2022

OPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Recruitment 2022: OPSC Recruitment 2022 has been released for 659 Vacancies for Veterinary Assistant Surgeons under the Odisha Veterinary service Under the Fisheries & Animal Resources And Development Department. Odisha Public Selection Commission (OPSC) will start the registration process for Veterinary Assistant Surgeon posts on the official website from 30 December 2022 to 30 January 2023.

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OPSC Veterinary Assistant surgeon Recruitment 2022 Overview

Department OPSC
Post name  Veterinary Assistant Surgeon
No of vacancy 659
Salary Rs. 56,100/-
Job location Odisha
Apply mode online
Application Start date  30/12/2022
Application closing date  30/01/2023
Official website www.opsc.gov.in


Application Fees


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Age limit As On (01/01/2022)

  • Veterinary Assistant Surgeon- (21-38)
  • Age Relaxation is Applicable as Per the Govt Rules.


OPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Recruitment 2022 Category-Wise Vacancy Details

Veterinary Assistant Surgeon 302 05 118 234 659(w-213)


OPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Educational Qualification

  • Posses a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science and animal husbandry (B.V.SC & A.H.)
  • Posses required conversion certificate recognized by the Veterinary Council of India(VCI) in case of candidates having a Degree from Universities of Foreign Countries.
  • Posses Valid Registration Certificate under the Odisha Veterinary Practitioners Act, 1970 (Section 21).


Pattern of the examination

Subject Sitting Duration No of question Total marks Type of question

Veterinary science

1st 2hr 30min 200 400 Objective, subject-specific & general awareness

Animal Science

2nd 2hr 30min 200 400 Objective, subject-specific & general awareness


Detail Syllabus of  Veterinary Assistant Surgeon examination

1.Veterinary Medicine

General systemic states (Hyperthermia, fever, shock, dehydration), Diseases of
various systems of Ruminants (Digestive system, Respiratory system), Infectious diseases of
Animals: Bacterial diseases –HS, BQ, Enterotoxaemia, TB, JD, Anthrax, Brucellosis,
Leptospirosis). Viral Diseases- FMD, IBR, Canine Parvo, Canine Distemper, Fungal diseases –
Ring Worm, Aspergillosis. Parasitic diseases -Ascariasis, Fascioliasis, Amphistomiasis, Taenia,
Manage. Metabolic & Production diseases- Milk fever, ketosis, downer’s cow syndrome.
Nutritional deficiency diseases- Post Parturient haemoglobinuria, Avitaminosis A, E, D, B
and deficiencies of Se, Cu, Fe, Co. Diseases of poultry-RD, IBD, Colisepticaemia).

 2. Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Puberty & sexual maturity in male and female animals. estrus cycle animals. Gestation and
its various stages. Pregnancy diagnosis in different species of animals. Fertility, sterility and infertility of various natures. Anoestrus and repeat breeding. Specific and nonspecific agents affect the genital organs of the female. Clinical use of hormones in female fertility management. Breeding and pseudopregnancy in bitch. Induction and synchronization of oestrus. Assisted reproductive technologies. Types and function of the placenta. Diseases and accidents during gestation. Abortion. Pre and postpartum complications. Uterine torsion and different types of prolapse. Dystocia, Various obstetrical operations. Postpartum diseases and complications. Various forms of male infertility, its diagnosis and treatment. Impotentia foeundii and impotentia generandi. Artificial insemination. 

3. Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology

History of pharmacology and toxicology, the scope of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics:
absorption, distribution, metabolism of drugs, pharmacodynamics: mechanism of drug action, types of receptors, receptor action, drug interaction, drug development and designing, drugs acting on the digestive system, cardiovascular system, urinogenital system, the sympathetic and parasympathetic system, neuromuscular blocking agents, ganglionic stimulants and blockers, and autacoids: histaminergic and antihistamines, serotonergic and 5-HT blockers, prostaglandins, bradykinin, pharmacology of neurotransmitters, theories of anaesthetics, intravenous, dissociative anaesthetics, local anaesthetics, hypnotics, sedatives, tranquillizers, psychotic drugs, anticonvulsants,opi aids, NSAIDs, antibacterial, antifungal, anthelmintic, anticancer, antiviral, antiprotozoal agents, general toxicology, the toxicity of heavy metals, plant poisons, agrochemicals, zootoxins and drugs. 

4. Veterinary Parasitology

Host-parasitic relationship (Parasitism, Mutualism, Symbiosis, and Commensalism).Different types of hosts and Parasites. Study of common parasites of
ruminants. Fasciolodae, Paramphiistomidae, Schistosomatidae, Moniezia, Taeniidae,
Humonchus, Thelazia, Onchocerca, Esophagistomum, Bunostomum, Dirofilaria, Ascaridae,
Trypanosomatidae, Eimeriidae, Babesiidae, Theileriidae, Ixodidae. Study of common
Parasites of Dog. Echinostomatidae, Taeniidae, Ancylostomatidae, Toxocara, Demodex,
Sarcoptes.Study of common Parasites of Poultry – Prosthogonidae, Syngamidae, Eimeriidae. Control of Gastrointestinal nematodes in ruminants. Control of Arthopodes. Common Anthelmentics, Insecticides and their uses.

5. Veterinary Anatomy

Gross Anatomy of viscera organs, heart, blood vessels, nervous system, bones of the appendicular skeleton, eye and ear. Gross study of the bones of the appendicular and axial skeleton of Ox/buffalo as type species and comparison of sheep, goat, pig, horse, dog and fowl. Classification and structure of muscles, joints, ligaments and nerves of domestic animals. Histology of the visceral organs, lymphatic system and nervous system.Embryology of domestic animals and birds. Development Anatomy of visceral organs. Fetal circulation… Topographic anatomy of the thoracic, abdominal and pelvic visceral organs, nerve, locks, auscultation, palpation and percussion, and sites of intramuscular injections in domestic animals.

6. Veterinary Public Health

Meat inspection, methods of slaughter, transportation of meat animals. Meat preservation and Meat-borne diseases. Hygienic processing of milk products, sanitation and sources of contamination of milk. Milk-borne diseases, Bacteriophage and germicidal properties of milk. Objectives, Classification and methods of prevention, control and eradication of zoonotic diseases. Socio-economic condition and human health zoonoses. Sources, quality, contamination and prevention of water. Disposal of sewage, sanitation of animal house. Air pollution, prevention of air and water-borne diseases.

7. Veterinary Surgery and Radiology

General Surgery and Anaesthesiology: Sterilization, preparation of surgical pack, bandaging, sutures, suturing materials, different knots, wounds, fractures, dislocation and other affections of joints, catheterization and haemostasis. Pre-anaesthetics, general anaesthesia and different combinations used in small animals, local and regional anaesthesia, and general anaesthesia in large animals. Radiology. Regional and Clinical Surgery: Types of X-ray machine, an adaptation of safety measures, use of diagnostic x-ray, radiographic film processing, interpretation, ultrasound. The affection of the lip, cheek, tongue, palate, nose, horn, teeth, salivary gland, eye, ear, neck and oesophagus. Regional and Clinical Surgery-II and Lameness: Surgical approach to thorax, abdomen, urogenital system. Hernia and its treatment. The affection of limbs, hoof and foot. Lameness, soundness certificate.

8. Veterinary Pathology

Causes of diseases, haemodynamic derangements, cellular degeneration and necrosis, apoptosis, gangrene, calcification, jaundice, growth disturbances, inflammation, wound healing, autoimmune diseases, neoplasms and their classification including benign and malignant tumours. Pathological changes in digestive, respiratory, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, haemopoietic, urinary, reproductive, nervous and endocrine systems, skin, eye and ear. Pathology of viral diseases like Foot and Mouth disease, PPR, Rabies, Canine distemper, Infectious canine hepatitis, Canine parvovirus, etc, Bacterial diseases like Tuberculosis, Johnes disease., anthrax, clostridial diseases, pasteurellosis, brucellosis, salmonellosis and colibacillosis etc, mycoplasma diseases, fungal diseases, helminthic and protozoan diseases, nutritional and metabolic diseases involving carbohydrates, protein, fat, minerals, vitamins metabolism; Toxicosis. Pathology of bacterial, viral, mycoplasma, parasitic, fungal, nutritional diseases and vices of poultry.

9. Veterinary Microbiology

History of Microbiology, Classification and nomenclature of bacteria, Pathogenicity, Virulence and infection, Resistance and susceptibility of the host, Bacterial genetics, Plasmids, and Antibiotic resistance. General properties, Replication, Cultivation and Purification of viruses. Cell-Virus interactions, Viral genetics, Interferon. The immune system, Development of humoral and cellular immune responses, Antigens, Antibodies, Major histocompatibility complex, and Serological reactions. Autoimmunity and immunotolerance.Immunization of animals, Biologicals. Pathogenicity and diagnosis of bacterial and fungal diseases caused by Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Bacillus, Clostridium, Mycobacterium, Enterobacteriaceae, ( Samonella, Yersinia, Klebsiella and Proteus), Campylobacter, Brucella, Pasteurella and Pseudomonas, Listeria, Actinobacillus, Actinomyces, Arcanobacterium and Corynebacterium, Dermatophilus, Fungi: Dermatophytes, Rhinosporidium, Candida, Mycotic mastitis and abortion, Mycotoxicoses. Various families of DNA and RNA viruses cause diseases in livestock and poultry, laboratory diagnostic techniques, and immunity to viral infections.

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