Friday, October 3, 2014

GATE EY Syllabus 2015 | Download Complete Syllabus (Topic Wise) for GATE EY Ecology and Evolution 2015 in PDF




GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is conducted by IITs to admission in M.Tech in IITs and other reputed Colleges and Universities in India. Cracking GATE exam with good percentile provides best opportunities for further studies and jobs. To crack this exam a thorough and dedicated preparation is needed. Here we have published Syllabus of EY ( Ecology and Evolution) Branch to help students prepare each and every topic and crack exam successfully. 

 GATE SYLLABUS FOR ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION (EY) 2015


Ecology


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; behavioural 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.

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.

Mathematics and Quantitative Ecology


Mathematics and statistics in ecology; Simple functions (linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, etc); 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.

Behavioral Ecology


Classical ethology; neuroethology; evolutionary ethology; chemical, acoustic and visual signaling Mating systems; sexual dimorphism; mate choice; parenting behavior Competition; aggression; foraging behaviour; predator–prey interactions; Sociobiology: kin selection, altruism, costs and benefits of group-living.


Please click on the links below to download GATE Ecology and Evolution 2015 Examination Complete and detailed syllabus. These files are to be downloaded from Google Docs. To download follow Open Link -> File -> Download.

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