ICDS Supervisor Syllabus Kerala PSC|ICDSSupervisor Detailed Syllabus Download pdf

ICDS Supervisor Kerala PSC Detailed Syllabus Download pdf



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  •  Educational qualification based topics


1.Physiology and Micro biology

Digestive system, Cardio Vascular System and Reproductive system. Food
Microbiology, food poisoning, food spoilage, food born infection, Diseases caused by
Micro organism (a) Bacterial Pneumonia, Meningitis, Cholera, Syphilis, Diphtheria,
Leprosy (b) Virus – AIDS, Rabies, German measles, Measles, mumps, polo mellitus
(c) Amoebic dysentery, malaria

2. Child development and Welfare

The neonates – Characteristics, abilities and adjustments, reflexes – agar test,
neonatal care – Immunization, – Breast feeding Advantages. Importance of early
stimulation, Discipline and guidance for children, preschool education – objectives,
types, pre-school personnel, pre-school records. Child rearing practices of parents,
parental attitudes, families influence on the personality and behavior development of
children. Responsible parenthood (acceptance, injection and over protection),
Population education definition problems of over population, small family norm,
family planning, sex education, STD.

3. Human Nutrition and dietics

Good Nutrition, Malnutrition, balanced diet, RDA, Carbohydrates, Proteins,
Lipids, vitamins and minerals— Classification, functions, Sources and deficiencies,
dietary fibre, Diet in fevers, Diarrhoea, constipation, Pregnancy, Lactation, Pre-school
and adolescents. Meal planning, Therapeutic nutrition, Important National and
International agencies.

4. Extension education and communication

Extension Education, definition, need principles, philosophy, difference
between formal, informal and extension education. Community development –
objectives, history of community development programmes in India, Poverty
alleviation programmes in India. Programme development – Planning execution and
evaluation. Communication methods, Audio visual aids – classification

5. Basic food science

Food groups, cereals and cereal products, pulse and legumes, nuts and oil
seeds, vegetables and fruits, milk and milk products, Meat, fish, egg and poultry,
Beverages, spice and condiments – composition and nutrient value, selection of these
foods and storage.


1.Family – Nature, composition, characteristics, types.- Patriarchal and matriarchal
family Joint family, extended family , nuclear family, merits and demerits
of joint family Disintegration of joint family in India, changing role of
family, modern trends.

2 . Social Problems – Domestic violence, alcoholism, dowry, dowry deaths, legislations
related To dowry drug addiction, child labour, child abuse, rights of
children, violence against Women , problems of elderly, social
psychological and economic, social security measures Educated
unemployment, and underemployment.

3. Developmental Issues. – Poverty alleviation programmes, consumerism, rural –
urban Disparities, Environmental degradation- air pollution, water
pollution, solid waste Management, climatic change, problems of
induced displacement- social,economic, and cultural problems of
displaced people.

4. Women and Development. Women in governance, gender issues,
empowerment of Women, participation of women in socio political
activities, women in panchayat raj Institutions, role of self help groups in
socio economic development of women.

5.. Tools and Techniques of data collection– Primary and secondary data,
observation-Participant and non participant, interview schedule,
questionnaire, structured and Unstructured, open and closed questions
and case study method.


1. Developmental Psychology (Human Behaviour in Social Environment: growth
vs. development -developmental task (by Havighurst) – the biophysicalpsychological and socio-cultural changes happening during life span – Prenatal,
Early Childhood, Late Childhood, Puberty, Adolescence, Young Adulthood, Middle
Adulthood and Old Age – Hazards

2. Developmental Welfare Needs across the Life Span: Prenatal care -immunisation
– breast feeding – parenting – preschool education – sex education and menstrual
hygiene – prevention of substance abuse – vocational guidance – premarital
counselling – career guidance and planning – retirement planning – bereavement

3. Family Counselling: Family as an Institution – dysfunctional families – Family
Systems Theory – Enmeshment and Boundaries – Issues: separation, divorce,
remarriage -Family Life Cycle: Independence, Coupling (marriage), Parenting:
babies through adolescence, Launching adult children, Retirement – Family and
Couple Therapy

4. Working with Groups – Groups – Types of groups: in-groups, out groups,
primary, secondary and reference – Group Dynamics: dyads and triads, competition,
conflict, cooperation and cohesion, coercion, accommodation – Stages of Group
Formation -Social Group Work (working with groups) – social group work process
(Intake, Study, Diagnosis, Programme Development, Implementation of the
programme, Evaluation)

5. Reproductive Health & Family Planning: Adolescent Sexual Health (ARSH) –
Contraception: temporary and permanent methods – factors affecting fertility –
Infertility -STIs & HIV/AIDS – Safe Motherhood and Responsible Parenthood –
Population Pyramids -Unwanted Pregnancy & Medical Termination of Pregnancy


1.Introduction to Psychology: Psychology-approaches to psychology:
structuralism-functionalism-behaviorism-Gestalt psychology. Biological –
psychoanalytic -Humanistic – Cognitive approaches-methods in psychologyobservation- case study-survey and experimental methods.

2.Biological basis of behaviour-Brain and behaviour- neuron- structure of neuronsynapse-neurotransmitters-CNS- Sensory and motor processing- cortical localizationlocalization of language-localization of perception.

3.Sensation Perception and Consciousness: Sensory thresholds-subliminal perceptionscolour perception-cues-Perception of form-pattern or objects-figure and Ground-0 contour-perceptual constancies-Size-shape- orientation-brightness-lllusions-type of lllusions-ESP-states of consciousness-biological rhythms-dream and sleep-ASCmeditation.

4.Psychological Processes :Learning: classical conditioning-operant conditioningcognitive learning-observational learning-Memory: encoding-storage and retrieval process-sensory, short term and long term memories-chunking- working memorysemantic and episodic memory-explicit and implicit memory forgetting: decayinterference-repression-amnesia-mnemonics-cognitive process-Images and conceptsprototypes-language-deductive and inductive reasoning-decision making- problem
solving-motivation-need, drive, incentives-biological and psychological motiveshierarchy of needs-extrinsic and intrinsic motives-intelligence-concepts of IQ.

5.Personality and Abnormal Behaviour: Approaches to personality- Major ideas of
Freud’s theory- assessment of personality-self report-projective measures-DSM-ICD
classification-anxiety disorders-mood disorders- schizophrenia-personality disorders.
NOTE: – It may be noted that apart from the topics detailed above, questions from
other topics prescribed for the educational qualification of the post may also appear in
the question paper. There is no undertaking that all the topics above may be covered
in the question paper.

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