Ap Grama Sachivalayam AHA Syllabus 2020 & Animal Husbandary Assistant Exam Pattern PDF


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Ap Grama Sachivalayam Animal Husbandary Assistant AHA Syllabus 2020

To fulfill the 6858 vacancies of Animal Husbandary Assistant, the ANDHRA PRADESH GRAMA/WARD SACHIVALAYAM has planned and released the official notification through the official page. Before start prepare for the exam, check the syllabus and exam pattern of Animal Husbandary Assistant recruitment 2020. Please find the vacancy details of Trade/Discipline wise below and plan accordingly for your preparation.

When make use of the syllabus, candidates can improve their confidence level step by step and will cover the preparation each topic wise as mentioned above before planned date of completion. 

Selection Process

  • The selection of candidates for appointment to the posts shall be based on the merit in the OMR based written examination, to be held as per the scheme of examination 
  • The minimum qualifying marks to the candidates of various categories, will be decided basing on the need.
  • Where the candidates get equal number of marks in the OMR based written examination if two or more candidates get equal total number of marks, those candidates shall be bracketed. Candidates within the same bracket shall then be ranked 1, 2, 3 etc., according to age i.e., oldest being considered for admission
  • The appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in the appropriate medical classification
  • In the event of a candidate getting selected to a post, he/she should stay/reside in the village where he/she is posted
  • Answer key would be published on the website and marks of each candidate are also displayed on website. No separate memorandum of marks would be issued.


  • He / She is of sound health, active habits and free from any bodily defect or infirmity rendering his / her unfit for such service
  • He / She character and antecedents are such as to qualify his / her for such service
  • He /She possesses the academic and other qualifications prescribed for the post
  • He/ She is a citizen of India and Resident of Andhra Pradesh

Exam Pattern for AP Grama AHA Post 

Written examination No., of questions Duration (minutes) Maximum Marks
Part- A: General Studies and mental ability 75 75 75
Part– B: Subject related to Animal Husbandry 75 75 75
Total 150
  • Note: – For each correct answer 1 mark will be awarded and each wrong answer will carry 0.25 negative mark.

AP Grama AHA Syllabus 


  • General Mental ability and reasoning. 
  • Quantitative aptitude including data interpretation. 
  • Comprehension – Telugu & English. 
  • General English. 
  • Basic Computer Knowledge. 
  • Current affairs of regional, national and International importance. 
  • General Science and its applications to the day to day life, Contemporary development in science and Technology and information Technology. 
  • Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection.



  • Basics in Veterinary anatomy and Physiology: Major bones and joints of Animals, Important organs & functions of Digestive, Respiratory, Circulatory, Urinary, Genital, Nervous and endocrine system.
  • Infectious Diseases of Livestock Poultry: Characteristics of different infectious agents, Bacteria, Virus, parasite (external & Internal), Transmission of diseases of Livestock poultry Bacterial Diseases: A’1thrax, HS, BQ, Mastitis, TB, JD, Brucellosis, Pull or um Disease, fowl Cholera. Viral: PPR, FMD, POX, Rabies, RD, IB, ILT, Gambaro. Parasitic: Ascariasis, Strongylosis, Amphistomiasis, mange, ticks, lice. Fungal: Ring Worm, Vaccines for infectious diseases General hygiene prevention & control measures of infectious diseases of livestock & poultry
  • Veterinary Pharmacy: Drugs, forms, weighing, measuring (units) routes of administration of drugs, oral parenteral ( SC, 1M, IV) Forms of drugs – Powders, mixtures, lotion, Ointment, paste, tablet, electuary, enema, tinctures, bolus, emulsion, Standards of drug manufacturing I.P, B.P., B.Vet.C.,
  • Fundamentals of Animal reproduction and Gynecology: Genital organs of different livestock spades, sexual maturity, estrus cycle, gestation, pregnancy diagnosis, parturition, infertility and sterility and their treatment, common reproductive disorders – Dystocia & Retention of placenta
  • Basics in artificial insemination: Advantages of AI, Preparation of AV, Semen collection, Management of Frozen ‘semen, Handling f liquid nitrogen container, detection of heat in different livestock, insemination techniques, precautions for successful AI, follow up of AI
  • Basics in Surgery: General surgical conditions – abscesses, wounds, fractures. Antiseptics & disinfectants. Pre-operative &Post-operative surgical care. Surgical pack preparation Sterilization techniques. Castration & different bandaging techniques. 
  • Fundamentals of Veterinary Medicine: Definition of Health, disease, symptoms. Physical & clinical examination of animals. Collection of History. General Diagnosis, treatment and control of diseases of gastrointestinal tract, liver, respiratory system, skin, Uro-genital tract, nervous system, metabolic and deficiency diseases
  • Introduction of Veterinary Biological and Vaccines: Veterinary Biological and their importance in Veterinary practice Handling& storage of various Biological. Vaccination schedule for livestock and poultry.
  • Veterinary First Aid and clinical Management: Restraining of various Livestock species. Registration of cases. History taking, Recording of Body temperature, pulse and respiration. Methods of medication, (Oral and Parental) First aid measures in emergency cases. Collection & dispatch of clinical samples.
  • Analytical Laboratory Techniques: Common equipment for laboratory analysis, guidelines for handling chemicals & equipment, disposal of laboratory wastes. Sampling and sample preparation for chemical analysis. 
  • Laboratory Diagnostic Techniques:
  •  Sterilization techniques of laboratory chemicals and glass ware. Media preparation, sero diagnosis – antigen, antibody. 
  • Laboratory Diagnostic Techniques II:
  • Collection, preservation & dispatch of various materials for parasitological examination – Skin scrapings, etc. 
  • Dairy Management: importance of Milk – Advantages of Dairy farming important breeds of cattle & Buffaloes. Important exotic dairy cattle. Importance of cross breeding. Advantages of cross bred cows and upgrading of buffaloes. Ideal dairy animals. Dairy Farm practices. Feeding and Management of different classes of dairy animals. Milking methods. Clean Milk production. Importance of Colostrum. Housing of dairy animals. Identification of Dairy animals. Package of practices in calf rearing. Heifer rearing. Management of high yielding cows and buffaloes. Composition and Chemical properties of milk. Farm records and their maintenance. Bio gas production. Economics of Dairy Farming. Role of Milk cooperatives. Milk Chilling, Pasteurization in milk – Important products. Marketing of dairy cattle, milk & milk products, important dairy products.
  • Principles of management of Meat animals: Importance of meat producing animals – sheep, goat, swine and rabbits. Popular breeds of sheep, goat & swine, i.e. and their characters. Breeding. Mating practices, feeding and general management &guidelines. Care and management of pregnant & lactating animals. Rearing of lambs, kids and piglets. Housing of sheep, goat, &Swine. Debugging, docking, castration, vaccination, deworming, deticking in meat animals – Marketing of Live meat animals – Livestock insurance. 
  • Livestock Farm Management: Livestock farming vs mixed farming, record keeping, farm inventory marketing of Livestock & Livestock products, distribution channels, organization of cooperative societies. 
  • Principles of Livestock feeding: Importance of feeding – classification of feeds and fodders – importance of cultivated fodder & legumes, roughages & concentrates – chaffing of fodder- preparation of concentrate mixture – Formulation of rations- fodder conservation (Hay & Silage making) – common crop residues in animal feeding. Important fodder trees. Animal feeding & drought and natural calamities – storage feeds – Thumb rules for Livestock feeding – Urea treated paddy straw. 
  • Basics of Pet & Zoo animals management : Common pet animals and their utility, common breeds of dogs, handling & restraining of pet animals Feeding & Management of dogs, important zoo animals – care, management & health cover of zoo animals Vaccination schedule, deworming – administration of medicines in different routes in dogs and cats 
  • Avian Hatchery Management: Layout of Hatchery- incubators- setters – Hatchery incubation – management. Hatching eggs – Collection, selection and storage – fumigation – requirement of incubation – temperature, humidity, ventilation, turning candling of eggs – sexing, vaccination, grading of chicks, dubbing and toy clipping. 
  • Poultry Management: Advantages of Poultry farming – present status of poultry industry – different breeds – system of poultry rearing – advantages and disadvantages – poultry farm equipment – breeding management – feeding and management of different classes of poultry – feed supplements – additives – mixing of poultry feeds – measure of sanitation – disinfection and disease control – Reconstitution of vaccine and their preservation – routes of vaccination – designing of vaccination program – litter management – handling of eggs. Farm records – record keeping. Feeding management of other avian species. Economics of poultry farming ( Layers& Broilers) -Marketing of poultry eggs and chicken meat 
  • Basics in Meat production &Handling :Importance of meat yielding animals – Selection of ideal meat animals – optimum for slaughter – common instruments used to handle meat animals – dressing percentage- transportation of meat animals – care during transport – pre-slaughter handling – methods of slaughter – major cuts and their yields – components of abattoir – optimum facilities principles of meat preservation – ageing of differing species of Livestock


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