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__TNPSC Block Health Statistician Syllabus 2021__

__TNPSC Block Health Statistician Syllabus 2021__

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Origination Name |
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission |

Name of Post |
Various Posts |

No. of Vacancy |
193 Posts |

Selection Process |
Written Exam |

Exam Date |
09.01.2022 |

**About Exam :**

**Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission** will soon conduct the Written Examination for the Various Posts in its department on **09.01.2022**.

We are providing here the Syllabus & Exam Pattern for the TNPSC Block Health Statistician post. There is always a question in the candidates mind that from Where to Prepare , How to Prepare, What are the Important Topics, Is there any Negative Marking or not, What are the subjects, etc. So regarding these problems, we have provided the detailed syllabus from below. Check the Syllabus from below.

**Selection Process :**

**Exam Pattern for TNPSC Block Health Statistician Syllabus :**

Exam Pattern for the Written Exam is as Follows:-

- Exam will be of Objective Type.
- Exam will be conducted on OMR Sheets.
- Question will be in the form of MCQs.
- Medimum of this exam will be English & Tamil Language.
- Maximum marks for this exam will be of 500 marks.

Subject |
Duration |
Maximum Marks |

(Paper – ISubject Paper)(200 Questions) Degree Standard Any one of the following Statistics (Code No. 274) |
3 hours |
300 |

Paper- II(General Studies)(100 Questions) (Code No.003) General Studies (Degree Standard) – 75 Questions |
2 hours | 200 |

**Exam Syllabus for TNPSC Block Health Statistician Syllabus :**

Exam Syllabus for Examination is given below :-

__STATISTICS__

**(DEGREE STANDARD) CODE NO: 276**

**UNIT I**

__ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY__**:**

Theory of Equations: Polynomial equations; Imaginary and irrational roots; Symmetric functions of roots in terms of coefficient; Sum of rth powers of roots; Reciprocal equations; Transformations of equations.

Descrates’ rule of signs: Approximate solutions of roots of polynomials by Newton – Raphson Method – Horner’s method; Cardan’s method of solution of a cubic polynomial.

Summation of Series: Binomial, Exponential and Logarithmic series theorems; Summation of finite series using method of differences – simple problems.

Expansions of sin x, cos x, tan x in terms of x; sin nx, cos nx, tan nx, sin nx, cos nx , tan nx, hyperbolic and inverse hyperbolic functions – simple problems.

Symmetric; Skew Symmetric; Hermitian; Skew Hermitian; Orthogonal and Unitary Matrices; Rank of a matrix; Consistency and solutions of Linear Equations; Cayley Hamilton Theorem; Eigen values; Eigen Vectors; Similar matrices; Diagonalization of a matrix.

Equivalence relations; Groups; subgroups – cyclic groups and properties of cyclic groups – simple problems; Lagrange’s theorem; Prime number; Composite number;. decomposition of a composite number as a product of primes uniquely (without proof); divisors of a positive integer n; congurence modulo n; Euler function; highest power of a prime number p contained in n!; Fermat’s and Wilson’s theroems – simple problems.

Sums of sines and cosines of n angles which are in A.P.; Summation of trigonometric series using telescopic method, C + i S method.

**UNIT II**

__CALCULUS, COORDINATE GEOMETRY OF 2 DIMENSIONS AND DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY__

nth derivative; Leibnitz’s theorem and its applications; Partial differentiation. Total differentials; Jacobians; Maxima and Minima of functions of 2 and 3 independent variables – necessary and sufficient conditions; Lagrange’s method

– simple problems on these concepts.

Methods of integration; Properties of definite integrals; Reduction formulae – Simple problems.

Conics – Parabola, ellipse, hyperbola and rectangular hyperbola – pole, polar, co-normal points, con-cyclic points, conjugate diameters, asymptotes and conjugate hyperbola.

Curvature; radius of curvature in Cartesian coordinates; polar coordinates; equation of a straight line, circle and conic; radius of curvature in polar coordinates; p-r equations; evolutes; envelopes.

Methods of finding asymptotes of rational algebraic curves with special cases. Beta and Gamma functions, properties and simple problems. Double Integrals; change of order of integration; triple integrals; applications to area, surface are volume.

**UNIT III**

__DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS AND LAPLACE TRANSFORMS__

First order but of higher degree equations – solvable for p, solvable for x, solvable for y, clairaut’s form – simple problems.

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Second order differential equations with constant coefficients with particular integrals for e^{ax}, x^{m}, e^{ax} sin mx, e^{ax} cos mx

Second order differential equations with variable coefficients 2 *d *2 *y **dy*

*ax dx*2 + *bx *+

*cy*=

*q*(

*x*)

*dx *;

Method of variation of parameters; Total differential equations, simple problems.

Partial Differential equations : Formation of P.D.E by eliminating arbitrary constants and arbitrary functions; complete integral; Singular integral ; general integral; Charpit’s method and standard types f(p,q)=0, f(x,p,q)=0, f(y,p,q)=0, f(z,p,q)=0, f(x,p)= f(y,q); Clairaut’s form and Lagrange’s equations Pp+Qq=R – simple problems.

Laplace transform; inverse Laplace transform(usual types); applications of Laplace transform to solution of first and second order linear differential equations (constant coefficients) and simultaneous linear differential equations – simple problems.

**UNIT IV**

__VECTOR CALCULUS, FOURIER SERIES AND FOURIER TRANSFORMS__

Vector Differentiation : Gradient, divergence, curl, directional derivative, unit normal to a surface.

Vector integration: line, surface and volume integrals; theorems of Gauss, Stokes and Green – simple problems.

Fourier Series: Expansions of periodic function of period 2π ; expansion of even and odd functions; half range series.

Fourier Transform: Infinite Fourier transform (Complex form, no derivation); sine and cosine transforms; simple properties of Fourier Transforms; Convolution theorem; Parseval’s identity.

**UNIT V**

__ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES__

Groups: Subgroups, cyclic groups and properties of cyclic groups – simple problems; Lagrange’s Theorem; Normal subgroups; Homomorphism; Automorphism ; Cayley’s Theorem, Permutation groups.

Rings: Definition and examples, Integral domain, homomorphism of rings, Ideals and quotient Rings, Prime ideal and maximum ideal; the field and quotients of an integral domain, Euclidean Rings.

Vector Spaces: Definition and examples, linear dependence and independence, dual spaces, inner product spaces.

Linear Transformations: Algebra of linear transformations, characteristic roots, matrices, canonical forms, triangular forms.

**UNIT VI**

__REAL ANALYSIS__

Sets and Functions: Sets and elements; Operations on sets; functions; real valued functions; equivalence; countability; real numbers; least upper bounds.

Sequences of Real Numbers: Definition of a sequence and subsequence; limit of a sequence; convergent sequences; divergent sequences; bounded sequences; monotone sequences; operations on convergent sequences; operations on divergent sequences; limit superior and limit inferior; Cauchy sequences.

Series of Real Numbers: Convergence and divergence; series with non-negative numbers; alternating series; conditional convergence and absolute convergence; tests for absolute convergence; series whose terms form a non-increasing sequence; the class I^{2}.

Limits and metric spaces: Limit of a function on a real line; metric spaces; limits in metric spaces.

Continuous functions on Metric Spaces: Functions continuous at a point on the real line, reformulation, functions continuous on a metric space, open sets, closed sets, discontinuous functions on the real line.

Connectedness Completeness and compactness: More about open sets, connected sets, bounded sets and totally bounded sets, complete metric spaces, compact metric spaces, continuous functions on a compact metric space, continuity of inverse functions, uniform continuity.

Calculus: Sets of measure zero, definition of the Riemann integral, existence of the Riemann integral properties of Riemann integral, derivatives, Rolle’s theorem, Law of mean, Fundamental theorems of calculus, Taylor’s theorem.

Sequences and Series of Functions. Pointwise convergence of sequences of functions, uniform convergence of sequences of functions.

**UNIT VII**

__COMPLEX ANALYSIS__

Complex numbers: Point at infinity , Stereographic projection

Analytic functions: Functions of a complex variable , mappings, limits , theorems of limits, continuity, derivatives, differentiation formula, Cauchy-Riemann equations, sufficient conditions Cauchy-Riemann equations in polar form, analytic functions, harmonic functions.

Mappings by elementary functions: linear functions, the function 1/z, linear fractional transformations , the functions w=z^{n}, w=e^{z}, special linear fractional transformations.

Integrals: definite integrals, contours , line integrals, Cauchy-Goursat theorem, Cauchy integral formula, derivatives of analytic functions, maximum moduli of functions.

Series: convergence of sequences and series,Taylor’s series, Laurent’s series, zero’s of analytic functions.

Residues and poles: residues, the residue theorem, the principal part of functions, poles, evaluation of improper real integrals, improper integrals, integrals involving trigonometric functions, definite integrals of trigonometric functions

**STATISTICS**

**(UG STANDARD) CODE NO:274**

__UNIT I :__** **Uses, Scope and limitation of Statistics, Collection, Classification and Tabulation of data, Diagramatic and Graphical representation, Measures of location, dispersion, Skewness and Kurtosis – Correlation and regression – Curve Fitting – Linear and Quadratic equation by the method of least squares.

__UNIT II :__** **Probability – Addition, Multiplication and Baye’s Theorems and their application. Tchebychev’s inequality. Random variables – Univariate and Bivariate – Probability distributions – Marginal and conditional distributions – Expectations – Moments and cumulants generating functions.

__UNIT III :__** **Probability distributions – Binomial, Poisson, Geometric and Hypergeometric. Continuous distributions – Uniform, exponential and normal. Sampling distributions and standard error, student’s ‘t’, Chi-square and F statistic – distributions and their applications.

__UNIT IV :__** **Estimation – Point estimation – properties of estimates Neyman – Fisher Factorization theorem(without proof) Cramer – Rao inequality, Rao – Blackwell theorem – MLE and method of Moments estimation – Interval estimation – for population mean and variance based on small and large samples.

__UNIT V :__** **Tests of Hypothesis – Null and Alternative – Types of errors – Power of test, Neyman – Pearson lemma, UMP and Likelihood ratio tests, Test procedures for large and small samples – Independence of attributes, Chi-square test – Goodness of fit

__UNIT VI :__** **Simple random sample – stratified, systematic, Cluster (Single stage) Estimation of mean and variance in SKS – Sample Survey – Organisation – CSO and NSSO – Sampling and Non-Sampling errors.

Analysis of Variance – Principles of design CRD, RBD and LSD – Factorial experiments 2^{2}, 2^{3} and 3^{2} (Without confounding) Missing plot techniques.

__UNIT VII :__** **Concept of SQC – Control Charts – X, R, p and charts Acceptance sampling plan – single and double – OC curves Attributes and Variables plan.

OR Models – Linear Programming problems – Simplex method Dual – Primal, Assignment problems, Net work – CPM and PERT

__ECONOMICS / ECONOMICS WITH STATISTICS__

**(DEGREE STANDARD) CODE NO.275**

**UNIT I**

__Introduction, Theory of Consumer Behaviour and Theory of Production:__** **Definitions of Economics – Nature and Scope of Economics – Importance and Uses of Micro Economics – Deductive method and Inductive method – Nature of Economic Statics and Economic Dynamics – Economic Laws – Law of Demand – Utility Analysis

– Elasticity of Demand – Consumer’s surplus – Indifference Curve Analysis. Theory of Production : Production Function – Factor Combination – Marginal Rate of Substitution – Laws of Returns – Returns to Scale – Producer’s Equilibrium- Producer’s Surplus – Internal and External Economies and Diseconomies of Scale of Production- Value – Price Determination under different Market Structures – Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution – Theories of Rent, Wages, Interest and Profit- Causes for Wage difference – Trade Unions and Wages – Cost and Revenue Curves in the Short-run and Long-run – Welfare Economics – Meaning of Social Welfare – Different concepts of Social Welfare.

**UNIT II**

__Introduction to Macro Economics and National Income:__** **Definition of Macro Economics – Nature and Scope of Macro Economics – Difference between Micro and Macro Economics -Stock and flow variables – National Income: Definition – Methods of Measurement of National Income – Difficulties in Measurement of National income

– Uses of National Income estimates – J.B.Says’ Law of Market – Keynesian Theory of Employment- Consumption Function and Investment Function -Multiplier -Accelerator – Inflation – Deflation – Trade Cycle.

**UNIT III**

** Monetary Economics and Fiscal Economics**: Functions of Money – Classifications of Money- Value of Money – Quantity Theory of Money – Cambridge Version – Fisher and Friedman- Keynesian Critique – Components of Money Supply and Demand – Neutrality of Money – Functions of Commercial Bank and Central Bank – Monetary Policy- Functions of Money Market – Capital Market.

Fiscal Economics: Nature and Scope of Public Finance – Difference between Public and Private Finance – Principle of Maximum Social Advantage – Major Fiscal Functions – Principles of Taxation – Canons of Taxation- Direct and Indirect Taxes- Public Expenditure – Causes and Growth – Revenue Structure – Sources – Incidence and Shifting of Taxation – Public Debt – Sources – Methods of Repayment – Budget – Techniques – Canons – Types of Budget – Balanced, Unbalanced, PBB, Zero Based Budgeting – Fiscal Policy.

**UNIT IV**

__International Trade:__** **Nature of International Trade – Internal and International Trade

– Importance of International Trade – Classical Theory of International Trade – Adam Smith’s Absolute Advantage Theory – Ricardo’s Comparative Cost Theory – J.S.Mill’s Theory of Reciprocal Demand – Hecksher Ohlin Theory of International Trade – Exchange Rate – Balance of Payments Difficulties – Measures – Free Trade vs Protection Policy – International Liquidity – SDR – IMF – IBRD –WTO – UNCTAD. **UNIT V**

__History of Economic Thought:__** **Mercantilism – Physiocracy – Adamsmith – Ricardo

– Malthus – Karl Marx – Pigou’s Welfare Economics – Schumpeter – Theory of Rational Expectations – Keynes – Economic ideas of Ghandhiji.

**UNIT VI**

__Economics of Development and Economics of Planning:__** **Meaning of Economic Development and Economic Growth

– Difference between Growth and Development – Indicators of Development- Features of Indian Economy and Tamil Nadu Economy – Obstacles of Development – Economic and Non-economic Factors – Agriculture – Role and Importance -Low Productivity – Causes – Measures – Green Revolution – Land Reforms – Development in India and Tamil Nadu. Economics of Planning: Meaning and Objectives of Economic Planning – Types of Planning – Five Year Plans in India – Objectives of Indian Plans and Failures & Achievements – Population Policy

– Human Resource Development – Employment Schemes – MGNREGS – Poverty Alleviation Programme in India and Tamil Nadu – Rural Industrialisation – SIDCO – DIC – Industrial Estates – Role of Transport.

**UNIT VII**

__Industrial Economics:__** **Industry – Large scale and Small Scale Industries – Development in India and Tamil Nadu – Industrial policy – 1948, 1956, 1991 – Industrial Disputes – Measures to settle Industrial Disputes.

**UNIT VIII**

__Descriptive Statistics__**: **Different data types – Nominal, ordinal, binary and categorical data types – Diagrammatic representation of data – Standard charts, curves diagrams and plots including box plots – Statistical measures – Measures of central tendency – Measures of dispersion – Regression and Correlation coefficients

**Paper-II**

**General Studies**

__(Degree Standard) (Objective Type)__ Subject Code: 003

__UNIT-I : GENERAL SCIENCE__

(i) Scientific Knowledge and Scientific temper – Power of Reasoning

– Rote Learning Vs Conceptual Learning – Science as a tool to understand the past, present and future.

- Nature of Universe – General Scientific Laws – Mechanics – Properties of Matter, Force, Motion and Energy – Everyday application of the basic principles of Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Light, Sound, Heat, Nuclear Physics, Laser, Electronics and Communications.
- Elements and Compounds, Acids, Bases, Salts, Petroleum Products, Fertilizers, Pesticides.
- Main concepts of Life Science, Classification of Living Organisms, Evolution, Genetics, Physiology, Nutrition, Health and Hygiene, Human diseases.
- Environment and Ecology.

__UNIT-II: CURRENT EVENTS__

- History – Latest diary of events – National symbols – Profile of States – Eminent personalities and places in news – Sports – Books and authors.
- Polity – Political parties and political system in India – Public awareness and General administration – Welfare oriented Government schemes and their utility, Problems in Public Delivery Systems.
- Geography – Geographical landmarks.
- Economics – Current socio – economic issues.
- Science – Latest inventions in Science and Technology.

__UNIT- III: GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA__

- Location – Physical features – Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate – Water resources – Rivers in India – Soil, minerals and natural resources – Forest and wildlife – Agricultural pattern.
- Transport – Communication.

- Social geography – Population density and distribution – Racial, linguistic groups and major tribes.

- Natural calamity – Disaster Management – Environmental pollution: Reasons and preventive measures – Climate change – Green energy.

__UNIT – IV: HISTORY AND CULTURE OF INDIA__

- Indus valley civilization – Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas – Age of Vijayanagaram and Bahmani Kingdoms – South Indian history.
- Change and Continuity in the Socio – Cultural History of India.
- Characteristics of Indian culture, Unity in diversity – Race, language, custom.
- India as a Secular State, Social Harmony.

__UNIT-V: INDIAN POLITY__

- Constitution of India – Preamble to the Constitution – Salient features of the Constitution – Union, State and Union Territory.
- Citizenship, Fundamental rights, Fundamental duties, Directive Principles of State Policy.
- Union Executive, Union legislature – State Executive, State Legislature – Local governments, Panchayat Raj.
- Spirit of Federalism: Centre – State Relationships.
- Election – Judiciary in India – Rule of law.
- Corruption in public life – Anti-corruption measures – Lokpal and LokAyukta – Right to Information – Empowerment of women – Consumer protection forums, Human rights charter.

**UNIT-VI: INDIAN ECONOMY**

- Nature of Indian economy – Five year plan models – an assessment – Planning Commission and Niti Ayog.
- Sources of revenue – Reserve Bank of India – Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy – Finance Commission – Resource sharing between Union and State Governments – Goods and Services Tax.
- Structure of Indian Economy and Employment Generation, Land reforms and Agriculture – Application of Science and Technology in agriculture – Industrial growth – Rural welfare oriented programmes – Social problems – Population, education, health, employment, poverty.

__UNIT-VII: INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT__

- National renaissance – Early uprising against British rule – Indian National Congress – Emergence of leaders – B.R.Ambedkar, Bhagat Singh, Bharathiar, V.O.Chidambaranar, Jawaharlal Nehru, Kamarajar, Mahatma Gandhi, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Thanthai Periyar, Rajaji, Subash Chandra Bose and others.
- Different modes of Agitation: Growth of Satyagraha and Militant movements.
- Communalism and partition.

__UNIT- VIII : History, Culture, Heritage and Socio – Political Movements__** in Tamil Nadu**

- History of Tamil Society, related Archaeological discoveries, Tamil Literature from Sangam age till contemporary times.
- Thirukkural : (a) Significance as a Secular literature
- Relevance to Everyday Life
- Impact of Thirukkural on Humanity

- Thirukkural and Universal Values – Equality, Humanism, etc

- Relevance to Everyday Life

- Relevance to Socio – Politico – Economic affairs (f ) Philosophical content in Thirukkural
- Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle – Early agitations against British Rule – Role of women in freedom struggle.
- Evolution of 19th and 20th Century Socio-Political movements in Tamil Nadu – Justice Party, Growth of Rationalism – Self Respect ]Movement, Dravidian movement and Principles underlying both these movements, Contributions of Thanthai Periyar and Perarignar Anna.

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