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Various Science Disciplines 1 GENERAL SCIENCE SERIES, Lesscon:2


(For TNPSC and Other Competitive Exams)

1. Acarology: The study related with Branch of the Zoology dealing with ticks and mites.

2. Acoustics: the study of Sound or the Science of Sound

3. Aerodynamics: The branch of Mechanics that deals with the Motion of air and other


4. Aerstatics: The Branch of statics that deals with gases in equillbrium and with gases and

bodies in them.

5. Aetiology: The Science of Causation.

6. Agrobiology: The Science of Plant Life and Plant Nutrition.

7. Agology: Soil Science dealing with production of crops

8. Agronomy: The Science of soil management and production of field crops.

9. Agrostology: The Study of Grasses.

10. Alchemy: The Chemistry in ancient Times

11. Anatomy: The Science dealing with the structure of animals, plants or human body

12. Anesthesiology: Branch of Medicine dealing with administration of anesthetics and the

patients condition while under anesthesia.


13. Anthropology: The Science dealing with the origin and physical and cultural

development of mankind.

14. Arboriculture: Cultivation of Trees and Vegetables.

15. Archaeology: The study of Antiquities

16. Astrochemistry: The Science dealing with the Composition and Reaction of substances

found in Celestial Objects.
Various Science Disciplines 2 GENERAL SCIENCE SERIES, Lesscon:2

17. Astrogeology: The Science dealing with the structure and formation of Rocks and

Minerals found in other Planets.

18. Astrology: The ancient art of predicting the course of human destinies with the help of

indications deduced from the position ad movement of the Heavenly bodies.

19. Astronautics: The Science of Space Travel

20. Astronomy: The Study of Heavenly Bodies

21. Astrophysics: The branch of astronomy concerned with physical nature of heavenly


22. Bacteriology: the Study of Bacteria

23. Biochemistry: The Study of Chemical Processes of living things

24. Biology: The Science dealing with study of living things.

25. Biometry: The Application of mathematics to the study of living things

26. Bionics: The study of functions, characteristics and phenomena observed in the living

world and the application of this knowledge to the world of machines.

27. Bionomics: The study of the relation of an organism to its environment

28. Bionomy: The science of the laws of life

29. Biophysics: The Physics of vital processes (Living things)


30. Botany: The study of Plants

31. Cardiology: A Branch of Medicine dealing with the heart

32. Carpology: The Study of fruits and seeds

33. Cetology: Dealing with the study of aquatic mammals

34. Chemistry: The study of elements and their laws of combination and behavior

35. Chemotherapy: The treatment of disease of using chemical substances
Various Science Disciplines 3 GENERAL SCIENCE SERIES, Lesscon:2

36. Cherology: Study of geographical areas and distribution of plants/animals.

37. Chronobiology: The study of duration of Life

38. Chronology: The Science of arranging the time in periodsc ascertaining the dates and

historical order of past.

39. Cosmogony: The science of the nature of heavenly bodies

40. Conchology: the branch oc zoology dealing with the Cells and Moll uses

41. Cosmography: the Science that that describes and maps the chain features of the


42. Cosmology: the Science of the nature, origin and story of the Universe

43. Craniology: The Study of Skulls

44. Criminology: The Study of Crime and Criminals

45. Cryptography: The study of secret writings

46. Crystallography: The study of structure, forms and properties of crystals

47. Cryogenics: The Science dealing with the production, control, and application of very

low temperatures

48. Cytochemistry: The branch of cytology dealing with chemistry of cells

49. Cytogenetics: The branch of biology dealing with the body of heredity from the point of

view of cytology and genetics

50. Cytology: The study of cells, especially their formation, structure and functions

51. Cytopahology: The study of cells in diseases

(Note: The article covers the scientific disciplines only starts with Alphabets A to C)