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GATE 2019 Microbiology SyllabusGATE 2021 Microbiology Syllabus has been Released. GATE 2021 is a national level exam organized by IIT Bombay (IITB).

The Engineering Graduation Skill Test (GATE 2021) is organized for admission to PG courses in the field of engineering and technology, specifically ME / M.Tech.

The Exam will be held on 5th, 6th, 7th February, And 12th, 13th, 14th February 2021. See here for complete information about the GATE 2021 Syllabus.

GATE 2021 Microbiology Syllabus – PDF Released

New GATE 2021 Microbiology Syllabus has been Released. Click Here to Download Pdf.

GATE 2021 Microbiology Syllabus

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Section 1: Historical Perspective

Discovery of microbial world; Landmark discoveries relevant to the field of microbiology; Controversy over a spontaneous generation; Role of microorganisms in transformation of organic matter and in the causation of diseases.

Section 2: Methods in Microbiology

Pure culture techniques; Theory and practice of sterilization; Principles of microbial nutrition; Enrichment culture techniques for isolation of microorganisms; Light-, phase contrast- and electron microscopy.

Section 3: Microbial Taxonomy and Diversity

Bacteria, Archea, and their broad classification; Eukaryotic microbes: Yeasts, molds, and protozoa; Viruses and their classification; Molecular approaches to microbial taxonomy.

Section 4: Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells: Structure and Function

Prokaryotic Cells: cell walls, cell membranes, mechanisms of solute transport across membranes, Flagella and Pili, Capsules, Cell inclusions like endospores and gas vesicles; Eukaryotic cell organelles: Endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, mitochondria, and chloroplasts.

Section 5: Microbial Growth

Definition of growth; Growth curve; Mathematical expression of exponential growth phase; Measurement of growth and growth yields; Synchronous growth; Continuous culture; Effect of environmental factors on growth.

Section 6: Control of Micro-organisms

Effect of physical and chemical agents; Evaluation of the effectiveness of antimicrobial agents.

Section 7: Microbial Metabolism

Energetics: redox reactions and electron carriers; An overview of metabolism; Glycolysis; Pentose-phosphate pathway; Entner-Doudoroff pathway; Glyoxalate pathway; The citric acid cycle; Fermentation; Aerobic and anaerobic respiration; Chemolithotrophy; Photosynthesis; Calvin cycle; Biosynthetic pathway for fatty acids synthesis; Common regulatory mechanisms in the synthesis of amino acids; Regulation of major metabolic pathways.

Section 8: Microbial Diseases and Host-Pathogen Interaction

Normal microbiota; Classification of infectious diseases; Reservoirs of infection; Nosocomial infection; Emerging infectious diseases; Mechanism of microbial pathogenicity; Nonspecific defense of host; Antigens and antibodies; Humoral and cell-mediated immunity; Vaccines; Immune deficiency; Human diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, and pathogenic fungi.

Section 8: Chemotherapy/Antibiotics

General characteristics of antimicrobial drugs; Antibiotics: Classification, mode of action and resistance; Antifungal and antiviral drugs.

Section 9: Microbial Genetics

Types of mutation; UV and chemical mutagens; Selection of mutants; Ames test for mutagenesis; Bacterial genetic system: transformation, conjugation, transduction, recombination, plasmids, transposons; DNA repair; regulation of gene expression: repression and induction; Operon model; Bacterial genome with special reference to E.coli; Phage A and its life cycle; RNA phages; RNA viruses; Retroviruses; the Basic concept of microbial genomics.

Section 10: Microbial Ecology

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Microbial interactions; Carbon, sulfur, and nitrogen cycles; Soil microorganisms associated with vascular plants.

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