TSPSC Lab Technician Notification 2018 Syllabus

TSPSC Lab Technician Notification 2018 Syllabus

TSPSC Lab Technician Exam Date & Last Date
Education Qualification
Age Limit
TSPSC Lab Technician Fee
Selection Procedure
District wise Posts Vacancies
TSPSC Lab Technician Exam Pattern
TSPSC Lab Technician Syllabus

Telangana Public Service Commission (TSPSC) Lab Technician Grade II Recruitment 2018 Notification in Director of Public Health and Family Welfare, Director of Medical Education and Lab Technician in Telangana Vaidya Vidhana Parishad (Health, Medical and Family Welfare Department)

TSPSC Lab Technician Notification 2018 Syllabus

TSPSC Lab Technician Exam Date & Last Date

TSPSC Lab Technician Applications are invited Online from qualified candidates through the proforma Application given in the link below as TSPSC Lab Technician Online Application Form in DPH &FW,DME and Lab Technician in TVVP.
  • Submission of ONLINE applications from 23/12/2017
  • Last date for submission of ONLINE applications 24/01/2018
  • Hall Tickets can be downloaded 7 days before commencement of Examination.
  • The Examination (Objective Type) is likely to be held in the month of March, 2018.
The Commission reserves the right to conduct the Examination either COMPUTER BASED RECRUITMENT TEST (CBRT) or OFFLINE OMR based Examination of objective type.
Name of the post:
  1. Lab-Technician Grade –II in DPH&FW : 103
  2. Lab-Technician Grade –II in DME : 88
  3. Lab-Technician in TVVP : 9

Number of Posts Vacancies :


TSPSC Lab Technician Pay Scale (Salary)

  • Lab-Technician Grade –II in DMS, DPH&FW : Rs. 21,230/- to Rs. 63,010/-
  • Lab-Technician in TVVP : Rs. 23,100/- to Rs. 67,990/-

TSPSC Lab Technician Education Qualification

Candidate must possess

  • Intermediate
  • DMLT or B.Sc (MLT) from recognized University
  • Must be registered with the Para-Medical Board AP/TS

TSPSC Lab Technician Age Limit

As on 01/07/2017

  • Minimum Age (18 years) : A Candidate should not be born after 01/07/1999.
  • Maximum Age (44 years) : A candidate should not be born before 02/07/1973.

TSPSC Lab Technician Upper Age Limit

TSPSC Lab Technician Relaxation in age for the following categories are

  • SC/ST and BCs : 5 Years
  • Physically Handicapped persons : 10 Years
  • Ex-Service men : 3 years & length of service rendered in the armed forces.
  • N.C.C.(who have worked as Instructor in N.C.C.) : 3 Years & length of service rendered in the N.C.C.
  • Telangana State Government Employees (Employees of TSRTC, Corporations, Municipalities etc. are not
    eligible). : 5 Years based on the length of regular service.

TSPSC Lab Technician Fee

  • Rs. 200/- towards Online Application Processing Fee.
  • RS. 80/- towards Examination Fee.
The following category of candidates are exempted from payment of TSPSC Lab Technician Examination fee
  • BC, SC & ST of Telangana State
  • Unemployed applicants in the age group of 18 to 44 years of Telangana State (They have to submit declaration at an appropriate time to the Commission that they are unemployed).
  • PH & Ex-service men.

Note : BC’s, SC’s and ST’s belonging to other states are not exempted from payment of Application processing Fee and Examination Fee and they are not entitled for any kind of reservation.

The Fee is to be paid online through SBI ePay

TSPSC Lab Technician epay List of Banks

List of Banks for making payment through SBI ePay.
TSPSC Lab Technician epay List of Banks

TSPSC Lab Technician Selection Procedure


The procedure of selection for the post of TSPSC Lab Technician is as follows:

TSPSC Lab Technician Selection Procedure

TSPSC Lab Technician District wise Posts Vacancies

Telangana State Break up of Provisional Vacancies for the post of Lab Technician Grade II in Director of Public Health & Family Welfare

TSPSC Lab Technician District wise post vacancies

Telangana State Break up of Provisional Vacancies for the post of Lab Technician in Director of Medical Education

TSPSC Lab Technician District wise vacancies

Telangana State Break up of Provisional Vacancies for the post of Lab Technician in Telangana Vaidya Vidhana Parishad

TSPSC Lab Technician District wise posts vacancies

NOTE : The number of vacancies are subject to variation on intimation being received from the appointing authority.

TSPSC Lab Technician Notification 2018 Syllabus

TSPSC Lab Technician Exam Pattern

TSPSC Lab Technician Syllabus & Exam Pattern

TSPSC Lab Technician Syllabus

  1. Current Affairs: International, National and State.
  2. Society, Heritage and Culture, Polity, Economy, Human Development Indices and the Development Programmes in India and Telangana.
  3. Natural Resources in India and Telangana: their distribution, exploitation, conservation and related issues.
  4. Basic concepts of Ecology and Environment and their impact on health and economy; Disasters and Disaster management.
  5. Impact of changing demographic trends on health, environment and society.
  6. Agriculture, Industry, Trade, Transportation and Service sectors in India and Telangana.
  7. Food adulteration, Food processing, food distribution, food storage and their relevance to public health.
  8. Recent trends in Science and Technology.
  9. Telangana Statehood movement and formation of Telangana State.
  10. Moral values and Professional ethics.
  11. Logical Reasoning: Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation.

TSPSC Lab Technician Paper-II: Clinical Bio Chemistry, Clinical Microbiology & Clinical Pathology (Diploma Level)  Syllabus



  1. Laboratory Services:- Levels of laboratories – primary level, secondary level & tertiary level, Reference laboratories.
  2. Infrastructure in the laboratories.
    a) Laboratory space: Reception, specimen collection, quality water supply, power supply, work area, specimen /sample /slide storage, cold storage, record room, fire safety,
    b) Personnel in the laboratory – Qualifications as per NABL document.
    c) Equipment – Listing, cleaning, maintenance, SOP, verification of performance, Internal quality control.
    d) Instruments:- Theoretical basis, uses, different parts, installation of instruments – calorimeters, spectrophotometers, balances, centrifuges, refrigerators, hot air ovens, water baths, thermometers, vortex mixers, magnetic stirrers, UV lamp, spectroscopes.
    e) Reagents & Materials- Purchase, maintenance, storage and use.
  3. Specimen collection, storage & Transport:-
    a) General guidelines of sample collection, labelling, handling, transportation, storage of specimen. Care in handling specimens. Pre-analytical considerations including patient preparation.
    b) IP/OP Nos and LAB. Nos, worksheets, reporting test results, specimen rejection record, recording of laboratory data, maintenance of records.
    c) Types and mechanisms of action of various anticoagulants and preservatives used.
    d) Serum and plasma preparations. Preparation of Protein Free Filtrate. Sample stability.
  4. Water, chemicals, solutions and reagents:-
    a) Types of water. Characteristics and principles of preparation of distilled and deionised water – distillation apparatus and deioniser.
    b) Chemicals – different grades of chemicals and their significance
    c) Solutions – definition and preparation of percent, normal, molar & molal solutions
    d) Concept of standard solutions – principles of preparation of standard solutions – primary & Secondary standards.
  1. Units of measurement – different systems followed & their inter-conversions
  2. Colorimetry – principles- complete understanding of percent transmittance, absorbance, & Beer Lambert’s law. Concept of using blank, standard and test (B, S& T). Mathematical calculation of quantity of an analyte through formulation of general formula.
  3. Electrochemistry:- basic principles and applications of potentiometry. Ion selective electrodes.
  4. Accidents and Emergencies & first-aid in the laboratory.
  5. Bio-waste Management.
  6. Automation :- basic principles, different components and general principles of usage applications
  7. Ethical considerations:- transmission of ethical values, voluntariness, compliance.
  8. Computers:- basic theoretical knowledge and usage of computers in clinical biochemistry laboratory.
  9. Quality assurance :- Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) – definition ,format,
  10. Internal and external quality assessment –Introduction.

Unit-III: Biochemistry topics

Chemistry of carbohydrates and reactions of glucose. Carbohydrate metabolism, glycolysis, citric acid cycle, HMP shunt, oral glucose tolerance test in normal and diabetes mellitus, Ketone bodies. Chemistry of lipids and lipoproteins, Chemistry and metabolism of proteins –ammonia metabolism, urea cycle, Chemistryof nucleic acids- Structure of DNA,RNA, ATP, GTP, UTP., Non protein nitrogen substances (NPN) – urea, Creatinine, uric acid., Digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins, Vitamins and minerals


  1. Acids, bases & salts:- Concepts of hydrogen ion concentration. pH & pH meter.
  2. Plasma proteins – fractionation techniques, interpretation.
  3. Bilirubin :- Outlines of formation and excretion. Conjugated and unconjugated bilirubin and its clinical applications. Jaundice.
  4. Urine:- Formation and characteristics of normal urine. Abnormal constituents. Urine analysis and interpretation. Spot urinary protein, 24 hrs urinary protein.
  5. Renal clearance tests ; & Total Protein & A:G ratio, Blood urea, S. Creatinie, BUN.
  6. Body fluids:- Outlines of formation, composition and analysis of body fluids like cerebrospinal fluid, pleural fluid, & peritoneal fluid and interpretation of the results.
  7. Glucose tolerance test :- Concepts of tolerance tests. Definition, patient preparation, performance, reporting and interpret ation of GTT.
  8. Blood coagulation:- basic knowledge. Principles of estimation of plasma fibrinogen and prothrombin time, APTT.
  9. Lipids & Lipoproteins:- triglycerides, cholesterol, phospholipids. Serum lipoprotein – patterns in health and disease.
  10. Enzymes& Isoenzymes – LDH, CPK, GGT,SGOT, SGPT
  11. Hormones – analysis of 17-keto steroids and VMA.
  12. Inorganic ions:- Concepts; – Bicarbonates, phosphates, calcium, sodium, Potassium,
  13. Blood gases Analysis:- Bicarbonate buffering system, Henderson-Hasselbach reaction, blood pH, pO2, pCO2, HCO3 ̄ calculations; nomograms

Unit-V: Demonstration topics

  • a) liver function tests
  • b) gastric analysis
  • c) Renal function tests
  • d) Radio-isotopic techniques
  • e) Calculi formation and analysis
  • f) Thyroid function tests
  • g) Electrophoresis.


Unit-I: General microbiology

Knowledge of various samples and procedures of collection for microscopy, serology & culture; Procedures of accepting/rejecting samples for cultures; Procedures of labeling, registering, transport & storage of various specimens; Procedures of laboratory work- safety and laboratory maintenance- Knowledge and expertise in working under conditions of biological hazard (BSL 1, 2, 3); Procedure of handling exposure to various infectious agents; Biomedical waste management; Maintenance of laboratory equipment; Culture methods for different bacteria & fungi – Media preparation; Methods of inoculation; Disposal of used media & specimens; Sterilization & Disinfection- Laboratory; Operation theatres.

Unit-II: Bacteriology

Characterization of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria – Differences between aerobic and anaerobic; Gram’s staining method-Reagents preparation; Alberts stainig-Reagents preparation; AFB staining-Reagents preparation; Characterization of Gram positive bacteria-cocci-Staphylococcus & streptococcus-bacilli-Mycobacteria, Clostridia & Corynebacterium; Gram negative bacteria-E.coli, Klebsiella, Proteus, Salmonella, Shigella, Vibrio, Pseudomonas; Principles of bacterial identification-staining, culture, spot tests, Commercial kits.

Unit.III: Mycology & Parasitology

Knowledge of common pathogenic fungi-differences between yeasts and moulds; Fungal media preparation, pH adjustment, preservation of media & samples, preparation of reagents-KOH, germ tube test, spot tests. Knowledge of various parasites and diseases caused by them; life cycles, morphology, hosts, vector, animal reservoir, epidemiology, parasite – host relationships, diagnosis and treatment – E.hystolytica, Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Ascaris, Echinococcosis, Schistosoma, Toxoplasma; Blood parasites – plasmodium, microfilaria; Light microscopy, reagent preparation, staining methods; Normal saline & Lugol iodine mounts ; Serological methods for parasite detection, identification of antigens in blood, feces and urine.

Unit.IV: Virology

Knowledge of medically important viruses; General laboratory tests for viral detection; Viral serology & ELISA; Tests based on Immunochrom atography; Maintenance of viral laboratory.

Unit.V: Automation in Microbial Identification

Automation in bacteriology-Blood culture systems; Methods of antimicrobial sensitivity tests- Disk Diffusion Test (Kirby Bauer) – MIC- E test; Principle of action of antibiotic agents; Detection of multi drug resistant (MDR) bacteria- ESBL, MRSA, VRE, Mycobacterium; Serological tests for antigen & antibody detection.

TSPSC Lab Technician III. PATHOLOGY Syllabus


Urine collection, physical & chemical examination; Sugars, proteins, ketone bodies, bence jones proteins , bile, blood in urine; Micros copic examination – formed elements; Casts, crystals, parasites, abnormal cells; Other body fluids- types, names, physical & chemical examination; Semen analysis- physical, chemical and microscopic examination.


Knowledge about RBCs, WBC, platelets and any abnormal cells; Haemoglobin estimation, red cell indices, haematocrit, ESR; Total cell counts- WBC, RBC, platelets, AEC; LE cell test Coagulation related tests; Haemoparasites, bone marrow slide preparation; Cell coulteroperation.


Knowledge of material and equipments used; Collection, preservation and labeling of samples; Grossing methods, fixatives used and processing of tissue including bone tissue from collection to slide making; Special stains and immunohistochemistry; Staining procedures; Preservation of specimen, blocks, reports; Mounting of museum specimens.


Different types of techniques and equipements used to obtain materials including various guided; methods- FNAC, imprint smear. Vaginal smear , buccal smear, cytospin cytosmears; Various staining methods, Different reagents used in Pathology; Preparation of fluids for cytological examination; Transport of specimen Preservation of samples., reports, records. Disposal of waste (infected materials.)


Material and methods used in Blood banking; Blood grouping techniques, ABO system and Rh system; Donors selection; Storage and processing of blood bags; Blood bags- grouping, quality control test and labeling; Direct and indirect coombs test, antibody titers; Problems in blood grouping and cross matching.

TSPSC Lab Technician Hall Ticket 2018

Hall Tickets can be downloaded 7 days before commencement of Examination.

TSPSC Lab Technician Exam Centre

  1. The Examination will be held at HYDERABAD (including HMDA Jurisdiction) only or as may be decided by the Commission.
  2. However, the Commission reserves the right to abolish / create new centre or centres for administrative reasons. Request for change of the centre will not be entertained.

TSPSC Lab Technician Recruitment 2018 Links

TSPSC Lab Technician PDF Notification

TSPSC Lab Technician Online Application

TSPSC Lab Technician Check Application Status

TSPSC Lab Technician Edit Option (FOR 3 DAYS)
Candidates are directed to take note that, after last date of receipt of Applications, Edit option to the candidates will be allowed for 3 days to make any corrections regarding their Biodata particulars/Data corrections/Omissions etc., in the Online application already submitted to the Commission. Candidates are directed to take note that, the mobile number furnished at the time of One Time Registration should not change/modify till the publication of Final Results to avoid any kind of inconvenience to commission as well as candidates to contact / send messages/ one time passwords etc.

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