Vivek Jain PSM PDF Download Free [Google Drive Links]

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As we discussed previously, Community medicine, also known as PSM for Preventive and Social Medicine, is a subject that requires mastering with theory and clinical skills. This third year subject is often a kinky part for many MBBS students giving their prof exams. We have provided the Vivek Jain PSM PDF Download links below using the Google drive links.

Vivek Jain PSM PDF Book

There are 17 Annexures with 16 chapters and a section for Image based questions which are as follows:

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  • Annexure 1: Incubation Period of Diseases
  • Annexure 2: Important Days of Public Health Importance
  • Annexure 3: Instruments of Importance in Public Health
  • Annexure 4: Mode(s) of Transmission of Diseases
  • Annexure 5: Some Important Health Legislations Passed in India
  • Annexure 6: Some Important Health Programmes of India
  • Annexure 7: Vectors and Diseases Transmitted
  • Annexure 8: New Tuberculosis Diagnosis (RNTCP) Guidelines in India (w.e.f. 01 April 2009 onwards)
  • Annexure 9: National Population Policy (NPP) 2000
  • Annexure 10: National Health Policy (NHP) 2015
  • Annexure 11: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Annexure 12: New Malaria Treatment Guidelines in India (2013 onwards)
  • Annexure 13: Draft Guidelines: Biomedical Waste Management Guidelines 2011/2015
  • Annexure 14: Golden Points
  • Annexure 15: Current Public Health Related Statistics of India
  • Annexure 16: Honors in Health and Medicine
  • Annexure 17: High Level Expert Group (HLEG) Report on Universal Health Coverage (UHC)


  • Chapter 1: History of Medicine
  • Chapter 2: Concepts of Health and Disease
  • Chapter 3: Epidemiology and Vaccines
  • Chapter 4: Screening of Disease
  • Chapter 5: Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases
  • Chapter 6: National Health Programmes, Policies and Legislations in India
  • Chapter 7: Demography, Family Planning and Contraception
  • Chapter 8: Preventive Obstetrics, Paediatrics and Geriatrics
  • Chapter 9: Nutrition and Health
  • Chapter 10: Social Sciences and Health
  • Chapter 11: Environment and Health
  • Chapter 12: Biomedical Waste Management, Disaster Management, Occupational Health,
  • Genetics and Health, Mental Health
  • Chapter 13: Health Education and Communication
  • Chapter 14: Health Care in India, Health Planning and Management
  • Chapter 15: International Health
  • Chapter 16: Biostatistics


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In 8th edition of Vivek Jain PSM book, following changes and additions were made:

  • New Live Updated Lecture Epidemiology 3 hours (DVD)
  • New PICTURE MCQs with Answers (According to “Recent Examinations”)
  • Recent most solved MCQs papers
  • AIIMS May/November 2015, PGI May/November 2015, JIPMER PG 2015, Bihar PG 2015, AP PG 2015, ESI IMO
  • 2014–15, PGMCET 2015, UPSC CMS 2015
  • ALL “Recent Questions” 2012–15
  • Recent/New topics and changing concepts in PSM
  • New National Immunization Schedule 2016
  • Sustainable Development Goals 2015
  • National Health Policy 2015
  • Evidence Based Medicine, Meta-analysis, Systematic reviews
  • H1N1 Categorization, Oseltamivir Dosages
  • RNTCP: Weight bands, New Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines 2015
  • New DLHS Survey
  • New Initiatives: TB Mission 2020, ALL-IN Initiative, HIV-PEP
  • New Schemes: NIKSHAY, Swajaldhara, Link worker, Ujjwala, ICPS
  • New Health Programmes: NHM, RBSK, NSSK, RKSK, PMJDY, PMSSY, NUHM
  • New strategies: RMNCH+A, STOP/End-TB, NLEP 2012–17
  • New Changes in RTI/STI Treatment 2015 (STD colour kits, Suraksha clinic)
  • New PPTCT Guidelines 2015 (Triple ARV Prophylaxis)
  • New Rabies Prophylaxis Guidelines 2015 (Essen, Thai Red Cross Regimen)
  • New NACP Guidelines (HIV district classification, LAC, LAC PLUS, ART PLUS)
  • Newer/Emerging Diseases (H5N6, H7N9, Ebola, MERS-CoV)
  • New Vaccines (Malaria, Rabies)
  • New Protein Quality Assessment Guidelines 2015 (DIAAS)
  • Changes in Epidemiology of Various Diseases
  • Changes in National Health Programmes (NRHM, MDMP, JSSK, HNBC, ICDS)
  • Twelfth Five-Year Plan 2012–17
  • New Establishments (NITI Aayog, NIRT, NIE, NIDM, NDRF)

About the Author

  • Dr Vivek Jain
    • MBBS (Maulana Azad Medical College), New Delhi
    • MD (PSM/Community Medicine) (Lady Hardinge Medical College), New Delhi
    • Formerly
      • Senior Resident UCMS & GTBH, VMMC & SJH, Delhi
      • Faculty GFIMSR, Faridabad, Haryana
      • Consultant UN Office on Drugs & Crime, South Asia

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Meanwhile, check out our other Community Medicine Books:


Dr Vivek Jain PSM book is a finely carved book for MBBS students who are preparing for NEET PG exam after MBBS and looking forward to preparatory manual for Community Medicine subject. The latest edition of the book is 18.2mb file and has over 941 pages which contains the following including Annexures, Chapters with Theory, MCQs and Explanations and finally, Image based questions.

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Suggestions to those who are looking forward to establishing a clinical understanding in Medicine are as follows:

  1. Read this book and carry it during the practicals and OPD. Have a quick look at the case studies quickly as you approach the patient with established diagnosis. You will feel more confident as you keep practicing this approach.
  2. Learn to make Doctor-Patient relationship and learn how to approach them, deal with different types of patients and how to interact with them with the common tongue.
  3. Learn how to examine different systems. If you don’t know how to do them, your diagnosis is going to be incomplete, you cannot always rely on lab reports and your seniors, do you?
  4. If you need help, following are some posts that can greatly help you in clinical wards. They have been made short but explained to the level of a medical student. These are:

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