MCQ in Microbiology

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MCQs in Microbiology
Vidya Sagar, G. , Director & Principal of Veerayatan Institute of Pharmacy, Mandvi, Kutch (Gujarat).
About the Book:

Medical and Paramedical graduates aspiring for higher education planning to take PG ought to appear in Entrance Examinations. These entrance examinations are usually patterned in objective type. Microbiology forms an integral part of curriculum of medical and paramedical courses. It is an important subject and deals with various biological, microbiological and pathological manifestations of microbial flora and fauna on human physiological systems. Quite a large number of MCQs appear in PG medical and paramedical competitive examinations in this subject. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) test a candidate’s ability to apply his knowledge gained during regular class work in the subject.
Framing a question paper based on MCQs is time consuming and evaluation of answers is not subjective and biased but based on merit. Several universities now-a-days are adopting MCQ pattern for their examination system. This system of evaluation can be computerized and human bias can be eliminated to a greater extent. The Medical Council of India in their latest recommendations on the medical education and examination have stipulated that part of the question paper should be objective type based. The Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Karnataka, the Tamil Nadu MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu and the Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Rajasthan also use the MCQ pattern in all their undergraduate and PG programmes of medical and paramedical courses.The quick solution books presently available for this subject in the market doesn’t cover the subject in an integrated way. Acquiring knowledge becomes simple if all the required information is made available at one place.The MCQs in the book have been prepared with great care and after an exhaustive and extensive study of pattern of multiple choice questions in the subject. The questions are precise and clear enabling the reader to make correct choice based on his understanding of Microbiology.
About the Author:

Dr. G. Vidya Sagar, is presently working as Director and Principal of Veerayatan Institute of Pharmacy, Mandvi, Kutch (Gujarat) and Dean, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, KSKV Kachchh University, Bhuj. With a teaching experience of over 20 years, he has authored 12 popular textbooks in Pharmaceutical Sciences which have gained wide acclaim. He has 150 review articles and 70 research publications to his credit.
G. Vidya Sagar is a popular figure in Pharmaceutical Parlance. He is an examiner, paper setter and PG and Ph.D. thesis adjudicator for several Indian Universities. He served as Chairman, Board of Studies (Pharmacy) of Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, A.P. He is an editorial board member of several prestigious journals and chaired many scientific sessions of National and International conferences. He has served as a resource person for various UGC, AICTE and MCI faculty development programmes. His area of research includes Analytical method of development of drugs, Pharmacological and Phytochemical screening of medicinally useful drug plants. He is also associated with many professional associations like Indian Pharmacological Society, IPA, IHPA, ISTE, IPGA, APTI and many more.This book is his contribution towards a better comprehension of Pharmacology.

  • History of Microbiology
  • Bacteria and Gram Staining
  • Sterilisation, Culture Media and Pure Culture Techniques
  • General Properties of Microorganisms
  • Bacterial Nutrition
  • Bacterial Growth
  • Structure of DNA and RNA
  • Immunology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Industrial Microbiology.



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