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Important Topics in Microbiology for NEET-PG

Nov 28, 2018

Important topics in microbiology

Microbiology is considered as one of the toughest and most scoring subject from Medical PG Entrance Exams perspective. It yields a high weightage in the exams. According to the recent official subject-wise marks distribution for NEET-PG, around 20 MCQ’s are expected from this subject. With a view to make your NEET PG preparations more effective, we approached our subject matter experts to highlight important topics which are likely expected to be there in exam. Here's a list of the important topics in microbiology that we advise all of you to be thorough with.

Most Important Topics of Microbiology for NEET-PG

Here is a Unit-wise list of the Microbiology Important Topics:

1. General Microbiology

  • History
  • Staining Techniques
  • Culture Media
  • Sterilization Techniques
  • Bacterial Cell Wall
  • Bacterial Growth Curve

2. Bacteriology

  • Staph, Streptococcus, Corynebacterium, Bacillus, Clostridium
  • Enterococcus Family
  • Mycobacterium
  • Pseudomans, Haemophilus, Brucella, Bordetella, Yersinia
  • Vibrio
  • Chlamydia
  • Rickettsia
  • Mycoplasma
  • Helicobacter, Campylobacter
  • Listeria, Legionella
  • Neisseria

3. Virology 

  • General properties of virus
  • Herpes
  • Pox(image)
  • Rabies
  • Polio
  • Adenovirus
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV
  • Influenza
  • Dengue

4. Mycology

  • General properties
  • Dermatomycosis
  • Dimorphic fungi(special points of each)
  • Aspergillus
  • Candida
  • Cryptococcus

5. Parasitology 

  • Entamoeba
  • Giardia
  • Plasmodium
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Solium
  • Nana
  • Ascaris
  • Wuchereria (Image)
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Images of Eggs of all Parasites
Also Read: HELMINTHOLOGY : Structure, Classification, Growth, and Development : NEET PG Microbiology

6. Immunology 

  • Antigen
  • Antibody
  • Reaction Between Antigen and Antibody(Examples)
  • Hypersensitivity Reaction (Examples)
  • GVHD
  • Autoimmunity
Preparing the above-listed microbiology important topics thoroughly would surely help you to answer most of the questions and will help to you emerge among the Top-Rankers. 
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