GATE 2021 Ecology & Evolution Syllabus (Released) – Get (EY) PDF Here

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 GATE 2021 Syllabus of Ecology and Evolution 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.

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GATE 2021 Ecology & Evolution Syllabus – PDF Released

New GATE 2021 Ecology and Evolution Syllabus has been Released. Click Here to Download Pdf.

Section 1: Ecology

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Population ecology; metapopulation dynamics; growth rates; density-independent growth; density-dependent growth; niche concept;

Species interactions: Plant-animal interactions; mutualism, commensalism, competition, and predation; trophic interactions; functional ecology; ecophysiology; behavioral ecology;

Community ecology: Community assembly, organization, and evolution; biodiversity: species richness, evenness and diversity indices; endemism; species-area relationships;

Ecosystem structure, function, and services; nutrient cycles; biomes; habitat ecology; primary and secondary productivity; invasive species; global and climate change; applied ecology.

Section 2: Evolution

Origin, evolution, and diversification of life; natural selection; levels of selection. Types of selection (stabilizing, directional etc.); sexual selection; genetic drift; gene flow; adaptation; convergence; species concepts;

Life history strategies; adaptive radiation; biogeography and evolutionary ecology; Origin of genetic variation; Mendelian genetics; polygenic traits, linkage, and recombination; epistasis, gene-environment interaction; heritability; population genetics;

Molecular evolution; molecular clocks; systems of classification: cladistics and phenetics; molecular systematics; gene expression and evolution.

Section 3: Mathematics and Quantitative Ecology

Mathematics and statistics in ecology; Simple functions (linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, etc); the concept of derivatives and slope of a function; permutations and combinations; basic probability (probability of random events; sequences of events, etc); frequency distributions and their descriptive statistics (mean, variance, coefficient of variation, correlation, etc).

Statistical hypothesis testing: Concept of p-value; Type I and Type II error, test statistics like t-test and Chi-square test; basics of linear regression and ANOVA.

Section 4: Behavioural Ecology

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Classical ethology; neuroethology; evolutionary ethology; chemical, acoustic and visual signaling

Mating systems; sexual dimorphism; mate choice; parenting behavior Competition; aggression; foraging behavior; predator-prey interactions; Sociobiology: kin selection, altruism, costs and benefits of group-living.

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