UPPSC Staff Nurse Syllabus 2022: Download detailed section-wise syllabus PDF here!

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UPPSC (Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission) has released the online application form for the post of Staff Nurse (Male) for a  total of 558 vacancies. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for UPPSC Staff Nurse Recruitment should ensure that they are familiar with the syllabus of the exam. Knowing the syllabus will help the candidates identify the topics that they have to prepare for the exam. All the relevant details related to the exam like eligibility, salary and exam date are mentioned in the official notification.
  1. As per the official notification, UPPSC Staff Nurse Syllabus consists of General knowledge, General Hindi, and nursing. UPPSC has given a detailed syllabus in the official notification.
  2. The exam will be held in two phases - Prelims and Mains.
  3. The prelims exam is subjective type, while the mains is discriptive.
In this article, we have described UPPSC Staff Nurse Syllabus for the benefit of the candidates and have also mentioned details about the exam pattern to help candidates assess the weightage of each section. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our daily current affairs here. 

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UPPSC Staff Nurse Syllabus

The purpose behind this exam is to access general awareness, the ability to communicate and understand official orders, and proficiency in nursing.

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The UPPSC Staff Nurse exam will be held in two stages. Candidates who will pass the UPPSC Staff Nurse Prelims will be called for the next round i.e. Mains exam. The syllabus for both stages is the same. As per the official notification, UPSSC Staff Nurse Syllabus consists of three main sections:
  1. General Knowledge
  2. Hindi 
  3. Nursing
The sections are further divided into various topics. The detailed syllabus is given below:

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UPPSC Staff Nurse Syllabus- General Knowledge

(1) History of India and Indian National Movement:- In the History of India, emphasis should be on a broad understanding of social, economic and political aspects of Indian history. In the Indian National Movement, the candidates are expected to have synoptic view of the freedom movement, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence.

(2) Indian and World Geography- Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World:- Questions on the Geography of India will relate to Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India. In World Geography only general understanding of the subject will be expected.

(3) Indian Polity and Governance, Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj & Public Policy, Rights - issues etc:- In Indian polity. and Governance questions will test knowledge of country's constitution, political system including Panchayati Raj and Community Development.

 (4) Indian Economy and Social Development:- The candidates will be tested with respect to problems and relationship between population, Environment, Urbanisations; broad features of economic policy in India and Indian Culture.

(5) Current Events of National and International Importance:- This will also include questions on Games & Sports. (6) Indian Agriculture:- The candidates will be expected to have general understanding of agriculture in India, agricultural produce and its marketing.

(7) General Science:- Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of science including matters of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well educated person, who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline. This will also include questions on role of science and technology in the development of India.

(8) Elementary Mathematics up to class 10th level:-Arithmetic, Algebra and Geometry.

Note:- The candidates are expected to have general awareness about the above topics with special reference to U.P

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UPPSC Staff Nurse Syllabus- General Hindi

(1) हिंदी वर्णमाला, विराम चिन्ह
(2) शब्द रचना, वाक्य रचना, अर्थ,
(3) शब्द-रूप,
(4) संधि, समास,
(5) क्रियाएँ,
(6) अनेकार्थी शब्द,
(7) विलोम शब्द,
(8) पर्यायवाची शब्द,
(9) मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ
(10) तत्सम एवं तद्भव, देशज, विदेशी (शब्द भंडार)

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UPPSC Staff Nurse Syllabus- Nursing

1. Anatomy & Physiology: Skeletal System, Muscular System, Cardio-Vascular System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Excretory System, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Reproductive System and Sense Organs.
 2. Fundamentals of Nursing: Nursing as a profession, Maintenance of therapeutic Environment, Nursing Process and Nursing Care Plan, Admission and Discharging of a Patient, The Dying Patient, Hygienic needs and Physical needs, Activity and Exercises, Safety needs, Elimination needs, Care and special condition, Meeting nutritional needs, Observation of Patient, Care of Equipments, Barrier Nursing, administration of drugs, Recording and Reporting.
3 First Aid: Meaning and Rules of First Aid Emergency situation such as Fire; Earthquakes; Famines; Fractures; Accident; Poisoning; Drowning; Haemorrhage; Insects bites; Foreign bodies Transportation of the injured, Bandaging and splinting, Immediate and later role of nurse
4. Medical Surgical Nursing: Role and Responsibilities of Nurse in Medical and Surgical Setting. Care of Surgical patient, Anesthesia. Diseases of Cardiovascular System, Gastro Intestinal System, Genito Urinary System and Nervous System. Disorder and Diseases of the Respiratory System, Musculo-Skeletal System. Blood Disorder and Blood Transfusion Endocrine System, Metabolic disorders, deficiency diseases: Hyper and Hypo Secretions,
Cysts/Tumours, Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity Gout. The diseases of skin, Ear, Nose and Throat.
Diseases and Disorder of Eye, Intensive care Nursing. Common deficiency diseases, Prevalence
in India, Early symptoms, prevention and treatment. Communicable Diseases: Virus, Bacteria,
Zoonoses and Mosquito.

5. Psychiatric Nursing: Introduction, Community Responsibility, Diagnosis, Management and
Role of the Nurse.

6. Community Health Nursing: Concept, Definition of Community Health, difference between:-
Institutional and community health nursing, qualities and function of community health nursing,
Aspects of Community Health Nursing, Demography and Family Welfare. Health Team:
Composition at Community Health Centre (CHC), Primary Health Centre (PHC); Sub-Centre.
Role of Nursing Personnel at Various levels: Male & Female Health Worker, Health
Supervisor, Public Health Nurse, Public Health Supervisor, Vital Health Statistics. Health
education and Communication skills.
7. Midwifery and Gynecological Nursing: Introduction and Definition, Normal Pregnancy, Prenatal care, Care and advice regarding diet in pregnancy, ante-natal exercises, Minor disorders of
pregnancy and alleviations of discomfort, Diseases associated with pregnancy Normal Delivery
Preparation: Normal labour - First stage, Second stage and Third stage of labour, Nursing
Management of Baby and birth, Nursing Management of mother during puerperium,
Complication of pregnancy and its management, High risk pregnancy and its management,
Labour Complications, Complications of puerperium and its management, Obstetrics
operations, Drugs used in Obstetrics, Ethical and legal aspects related to midwifery and
Gynaecological Nursing, Fertility and Infertility Diseases and disorders of female reproductive
system including breasts.
8. Paediatric Nursing: Concept in Child health care and role of Paediatric nurse in child care,
The healthy child, The Infant, Disorder of Infant, Recognition and Management of congenital
anomalies, Breast Feeding, Introduction of Solids, Pre and post Operative care and Preparation
of parents for surgery of the infant child. Diseases of Children: Etiology, Signs and Symptoms,
medical and surgical management, nursing care, Complication, diet, and drug therapy,
prevention and treatment with diseases - Gastro-intestinal system, Respiratory System, Gentourinary System, Cardio Vascular system, Nervous System, Eye and ear, Nutritional Disorder,
Communicable diseases, Hemotological disorder, Endocrine disorder Child health Emergencies,
Psychological disorder problems and the handicapped Child.

9. Professional Trends and Adjustment: Definition and criteria of Nursing profession, Qualities
of a professional nurse, Personal Professional Growth and Continuing Education Career in
Nursing, Professional related organisations: International Council of Nurse (ICN), Indian
Nursing Council (INC), State Nursing Council, World Health Organisation, UNICEF, Trained
Nurse Association of India (TNAI), Red Cross Legislation in Nursing
10. Microbiology: Scope and usefulness of knowledge of microbiology in Nursing, Classification
of Micro-organisms and factors influencing growth, Sources of Infection, Portals of Entry and Exit
of microbes, Transmission of infection, Collection of Specimens and Principles to kept in mind
while collection specimen, Immunity, Control and destruction of micro-organisms

11. Psychology: Definition, Scope and importance for Nurses, Psychology of human
behavior: Emotions, Attitudes, Frustration and Defense mechanisms, Personality, Intelligence
and related Factors, Learning and Observation.
12. Sociology: Importance of Sociology in Nursing. The Socio-cultural and Economic aspects of
the community and their effects in health and illness. The Family: Family as a social institution
and basic unit for health service, Basic needs of family, Advantages of Planned parenthood. The
Society: Concept of society, Rural and Urban Society, Social Problems, unmarried mothers,
dowry System, drug addiction, alcoholism, delinquency, handicapped, child abuse, domestic
violence, women abuse, Social agencies and remedial measures. Economy: Resources of the
country - Natural, occupational, agricultural, Industrial, etc. Social Security: Population
explosion - its effect on economy and the need for population control, Budgeting for a family, per
capita income and its impact on health and illness.

13. Personal Hygiene: Maintenance of Health, Physical health and Mental Health.

14. Environmental Hygiene: Water: Safe & wholesome water, Uses of water, Water pollution,
Water borne disease and water purification. Air: Air pollution, prevention & Control of Air
pollutions. Waste: Refuse, Excrete, Sewage, Health hazards of these wastes Collection, removal
and disposal of the wastes, Housing, Noise.

15. Computer in Nursing: Disk operating systems, Use of computer in Nursing, Internet & Email in Nursing

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UPPSC Staff Nurse –Exam Pattern(Plan of Examination)

Candidates must also be aware of exam pattern along with the UPSSC Staff Nurse Syllabus. The details related to the UPPSC Staff Nurse exam pattern are as follows:
  • There are two stages in the examination.
  • There is a total of 170 questions in the examination.
  • The time period to complete the exam is 02 Hours (120 Minutes)
  • The total marks are 85 Marks.
  • The section-wise weightage is depicted below.
UPPSC Staff Nurse - Section Number Of Questions Marks 
General Knowledge 30 Questions 15
General Hindi 20 Questions 10
Main Subject Nursing 120 Questions 60
Total  170 85
All the questions are objective type, and carry equal marks of 0.5 for each question.

UPPSC Staff Nurse- Mains

Candidates who are successful in the prelims exam are called for the mains exam. The scheme of exam is as follows:

The main exam consists of 2 parts, that are descriptive in nature. The exam pattern is as follows:

  • Part A: This has 5 descriptive questions asked for 5 marks each (word limit 125)
  • Part B: Here 6 questions will be asked out of which 4 must be attempted. Each question shall carry 15 marks (word limit 300)
  • The total duration of the exam shall be 3 hours.
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UPPSC Staff Nurse Syllabus FAQs

Q. What are the subjects from which questions are asked in UPPSC Staff Nurse?

A. The subjects from which questions are asked in UPPSC Staff Nurse are General knowledge, General Hindi and nursing

Q. How many questions are asked in UPPSC Staff Nurse exam?

A. A total of 170 questions are asked in UPPSC Staff Nurse exam.

Q. What is the time duration of the UPPSC Staff Nurse exam?

A. The time duration of UPPSC Staff Nurse is 120 minutes or 2 hours.

Q. Is there a negative marking in UPPSC Staff Nurse ?

A. No, there is no  negative marking in UPPSC Staff Nurse.
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