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214 MEDICAL DEPARTMENT The following are the books recommended in- Zoology and Comparative Anatomy- Outlines of the Structure of the Animal Kingdom by Rymer Jones Cours Elementaire d'Histoire Naturelle par Milne Edwards Botany- Lindley's School Botany Lindley's Elements of Botany The Examination will be conducted- By means of written questions and answers By object examinations and experiments when the subject admits of such tests By practical examination of patients and by operations ou the dead body By viva voce examination The persons who shall be pronounced by the Examiners to be the best qualified in all respects will be appointed to fill the requisite number of appointments as Assistant-Surgeons in the East India Company's service and so far as the requirements of the service will permit they will have the choice of the Presi- dency in India to which they shall he appointed according to the order of merit in which they stand on the list resulting from such examination All Assistant-Surgeons are required to subscribe to the military or medical and medical retiring funds at the Presidencies to which they may be respectively appointed and to the Military Orphan Society also if appointed to Bengal All Assistant-Surgeons who shall neglect or refuse to proceed to India under the orders of the Court of Directors within three months from the date of their appointments will be considered as having forfeited them unless special circum- stances shall justify departure from this regulation copy of these Regulations and any further information may be obtained on application to the Secretary of the Miliiary Department East India House The Examinations will take place in the imnths of January and July in each year and due notice will be given by public advertisement of the days appointed and of the probable number uf Candidates to be selected The Board op Examiners for Assistant-Surgeons in the Honourable East India Company's Service having received many inquiries as to the object and extent of the Examination in Comparative Anatomy Zoology and Botany have considered it desirable to announce that its objects are To ascertain who of the Candidates have devoted especial attention to any of these sciences and are hence qualified to undertake duties requiring know- ledge of them as well as the general duties of their profession Proficiency in these sciences will in classifying the Candidates by merit be entitled to great consideration To encourage all Candidates to acquire an elementary knowledge of the structure and affinities of the principal uatural families of Animals and of Plants
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