TEST SERIES FOR RPSC BOTANY

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TEST SCHEDULE FOR RPSC COLLEGE LECTURER “BOTANY” (you can download PDF of test schedule from download section)

Date of upload (after this date you can appear for test any day before completion of series)

Test name (every test can be taken for 3 times )

 

RPSC Unit covered (some very large units are broken into multiple tests)

 Number of questions (these are tentative number question may increase in given test)

2-07-2021

Virus bacteria mycoplasma 

Archaebacteria, eubacteria and cyanobacteria - ultra-structure and reproduction; L-Form Bacteria, Prions, Viroids,Virusoids; Characteristics and ultrastructure of virions; Mycoplasma, Spiroplasma and Phytoplasma - General characters and role in causing plant diseases; Microbiology of water, air and soil.

Paper 1 unit 1

 100

2-07-2021

General taxonomy 

Taxonomic hierarchy, principles of nomenclature, taxonomic tools,

Paper 1 unit 6

70

5-07-2021

 plant water relation and enzymes

1 Plant-water relation, membrane transport and translocation of water and solutes.

3. Photosynthesis- Pigments, photophosphorylation, Mechanism of photosynthesis, photorespiration, photosynthesis in C4 plants, CAM.

PAPER II

Unit 1  3

100

 6-07-2021

 photosynthesis nitrogen fixation signalling and metabolism

 

2 Enzymes– General characteristics, Classification, mechanism of action, kinetics

4.  Nitrogen fixation and Nitrogen metabolism. Fatty acid metabolism. Signal transduction: overview, receptors and G-proteins, phospholipid signaling, second messengers, two-component sensor-regulator system in bacteria and plants.

5. Respiration- Glycolysis, TCA cycle, Oxidative phosphorylation, Glycogen breakdown, inter conversion of hexoses and pentoses.

PAPER II

  Unit 2, 4 5

100

8-07-2021

genetics

Genetics of prokaryotes and eukaryotic organelles; Mapping of bacteriophage genome; Genetic transformation, Conjugation and Transduction in bacteria; Cytoplasmic male sterility. Mendelism, Allelic and non-allelic gene interactions.

 

Genetic mapping; Independent assortment and crossing over, molecular mechanism of recombination, genetic markers. Mutations, molecular basis of spontaneous and induced mutations and their role in evolution.

Paper II unit 8 Paper II Unit 9

100

10-07-2021

bryophyta 

petridophyta 

gymno

General characters, structure, reproduction, evolution and inter-relationships of bryophytes, pteridophytes and gymnosperms. Evolution of stele, heterospory and seed habit; Principles of palaeobotany.

Paper I unit 5

100

12-07-2021

 embryology

Development of male and female gametophytes, pollination, pollen pistil interaction, fertilization, endosperm development and embryogenesis; seed development and fruit formation; polyembryony, apomixis, embryo culture; biochemistry and molecular biology of fruit maturation.

Paper 1 unit 8

100

 15-07-2021

 morphology

General concepts of plant morphology, origin and evolution of flower - Primitive living angiosperms, foliar stamens, open carpels

Paper I unit 7

100

 18-07-2021

 anatomy

Plant anatomy types of tissue; Organization of root and shoot apical meristems; Secondary growth (normal and anomalous) and Anomalous primary structures of root and stem.

Paper I unit 7

100

 25-07-2021

 Ecology  and pollution

Basic concepts of ecology, ecological factors affecting the plants. Principle of limiting factors; population characteristics, population interaction, r and K selection, genecology and range extensions, community characteristics, community classification, continuum concept, ecological niche, plant succession in various habitats, concept of climax. Structure and function of ecosystem, energy flow and biogeochemical cycles (N,P,C,S), primary production, plant indicators, major biomes of the world. Phytogeographical regions of India, vegetation of Rajasthan. Ecosystem services.

10 Environmental pollution- air, water, noise and soil; Greenhouse effect, Ozone layer depletion, Acid rain; Concept of biodiversity with special reference to India, Hot spots, Rare, Endangered and Endemic plant species of Rajasthan, strategies for conservation of the flora. Bio-monitoring. Environmental Impact Assessment.

Paper I unit 9 ,10

100

 30-07-2021

 economic botany

Plant civilization, centers of diversity/origin of crop plants, gene diversity Utilization, cultivation and improvement of food plants (rice, wheat, bajra, pulses, green-gram, moth and beans), Oil seeds (mustard, soybean and ground nut), drugs (Rauvolfia, Ephedra, Papaver, Atropa, Cinchona and Withania), fibre (cotton, jute and coir) and plants of industrial value (Tobacco, sugarcane, tea and coffee). Ethnobotany, under-exploited plants of potential medicinal and food value with special reference to Rajasthan

Paper I unit 11

100

 3-08-2021

 algae fungi 

3 Algae of diversified habitats (Terrestrial, Fresh water, Marine); Thallus organization, cell structure and reproduction in different classes/groups; Criteria of classification of algae; Economic importance of algae.

4 General characteristics of different classes/groups of fungi, cell ultrastructure, cell wall composition, reproduction, heterothallism, para sexuality, recent trends in classification, economic importance of fungi; General account and economic importance of mycorrhiza and lichens.

Paper I unit 3 4

100

 7-08-2021

plant physiology

Seed dormancy and germination. Concept of growth and development. Physiological effects and mechanism of action of auxins, gibberellins, cytokinins, ethylene, abscisic acid and jasmonic acid. Plant rhythms and biological clock. Secondary metabolites. Plant responses to biotic and abiotic stresses. Physiology of flowering- Photoperiodism and Vernalization

Paper 2 unit 6

100

10-08-2021

 plant pathology & disease managemnet

General account of diseases caused by plant pathogens; molecular basis of host parasite interaction, pathogen attack and defense mechanism; etiology of red rot of sugarcane, rust of wheat, covered smut of wheat, loose smut of wheat, green ear disease of bajra, leaf spot and smut of jowar, ergot and smut of bajra, root knot and rot diseases of vegetables; disease control and the role of information technology in disease management.

Paper I unit 2

100

14-08-2021

 tool and techniques

Bright field Microscopy, Electron microscopy (TEM & SEM), Confocal microscopy, phase contrast microscopy; Fixation (of lower and higher plant groups) and staining techniques (for bright field microscopy, cytology and bacterial staining); Chromatography, Electrophoresis, ELISA, Spectrophotometry, centrifugation.

Paper I unit 12

70

18-08-2021

 Cell and Molecular Biology

Ultrastructure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells; Cell membrane- structure and function; Cell organelles- structure and functions; Ultrastructure of nucleus; DNA: Structure, A, B and Z forms, replication, damage and repair; Cells cycle; Structure of chromatin and its organization; Special types of chromosomes; Banding patterns; Chromosomal aberrations and numerical chromosome abnormalities

 

Techniques in cell biology-in situ hybridization, FISH, GISH. Genetic code, transcription and translation, RNA processing; Teminism; Regulation of gene expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes;

PAPER II  UNiT 7

PAPER II  UNIT 9

100

22-08-2021

  Recombinant DNA technology

Recombinant DNA Technology: Restriction enzymes, Gene cloning- principles and techniques; construction of gene library (genome and cDNA library); DNA sequencing, polymerase chain reaction, RT-PCR, DNA finger printing. Genetic engineering of plants: Aims and strategies for development of transgenics, Methods of gene transfer in plants, intellectual property rights and possible ecological risks and ethical concerns. Microbial genetic manipulation. Structural and functional genomics, microarray, genome sequencing projects (with special reference to rice, wheat, chick pea and tomato) and proteomics

PAPER II  UNIT 11

100

25-09-2021

Plant tissue culture

Basic concepts, principles and scope of Biotechnology, plant cell and tissue culture. Concept of totipotency; Micropropagation by axillary bud proliferation and adventitious shoot bud differentiation; Embryogenesis and organogenesis; Somatic hybridization, protoplast- isolation, fusion and culture; Artificial seeds; Somaclones and somatic hybrids; in-vitro production of secondary metabolites and bioactive compounds

 

100

30-09-2021

Angiosperm taxonomy and evolution

important systems of classification (Bentham and Hooker; Engler and Prantl; Hutchinson and Takhtajan). Role of morphology, anatomy, embryology, palynology, cytology, phytochemistry, genome analysis and nucleic acid hybridization in taxonomy. Taxonomy of some selected families (Leguminosae, Cucurbitaceae, Asteraceae, Asclepiadaceae, Solanaceae, Euphorbiaceae and Poaceae). Phylogeny of angiosperms.

 

70

05-09-2021

 biostatistics

Principles and practices of statistical methods in biological research, samples and population, Data collection and processing in research; Basic statistics (averages, statistics of dispersion, coefficient of variation, standard error and deviation); Confidence limits, Probability, Distribution (Binomial, Poisson and Normal), Tests of statistical significance, Simple Correlation and Regression, Analysis of Variance

Paper II unit 12

50

12-09-2021

(LIVE TEST only 2 pm to 11 pm)

MOCK TEST 1

Paper 1

 

100

18-09-2021

(LIVE TEST only 2 pm to 11 pm)

MOCK TEST 2

Paper 1

 

100

LIVE TEST means.....test is available for fix time period

Practice test means .........you can appear in test for multiple times

 

 

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