GATE LIFE SCIENCE Syllabus Analysis


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LIFE SCIENCE(XL) QUESTION PAPER ANALYSIS

ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS PAPER ANALYSIS

UNITS 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Matrices and Determinants 1 1 1 - 1 2 - 1 1 1
System of linear equations 1 - - 1 - 1 2 1 - -
Eigen values and Eigen vectors 1 - - - 1 1 1 1 - -
Limit , Continuity 1 1 - 1 - 1 1 1 - -
Differentiability 1 - - - - - 1 - - -
Partial Deivatives 1 - - - - - - 1 - -
Maxima and Minima 1 - - - 1 1 - - 2 2
Sequence and Series 1 - 1 - - - 1 - - -
ODE's - 1 - 1 1 - - 1 - -
Laplace transforms - 1 - - 1 - - - - -
Heat and Wave Equation - 1 - - - - - - - -
Cauchy and Euler's equation - - - - - - - - - -
PDE-Laplace - - - - - - - 1 - -
Mean Median, mode & Standard Deviation - 2 2 1 1 1 - - - 2
Random Variables & Finding Probability 1 - 1 - - - 1 - 3 2
Poisson Normal & Bionomial Distribution - - 1 2 - - - - - -
Correlation and Regression analysis - - - - - - - - - -
Solution Of Linear & Non linear algebraic Eq. - - - - - - - - - -
Integration Of trapezoidal & Simpson's rule - 1 - - - - - - - -
Single and Multistep methods for Differential Eq. - - - - - - - - - -
Area and Volume - 1 1 1 2 - - - - -
Vectors - - - 1 - - - - - -
Integrals(Definite) - - 1 - 1 - - - - -
Functions - - - - 1 - 1 2 - -
Group Theory(Binary Operation) - - - - 1 - - - - -

Zoology

UNITS 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Animal world 3 2 2 1 2 3 2 1 1 4 2 - 5 4 - 10
Evolution 1 2 3 2 2 3 1 3 1 1 2 3 3 2 5 4
Genetics 2 2 2 4 2 1 2 3 3 2 2 3 2 4 2 2
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2 6 2 4 1 3 3 1 2 2 1 1 4 3 4 3
CELL BIOLOGY 2 - 2 2 4 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 3
Gene expression in Eukaryotes - 1 - 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 - - - - 1 -
Animal Anatomy and Physiology 6 1 4 1 2 1 5 1 6 3 4 3 3 9 7 2
Parasitology and Immunology 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 3 0 3 3 3 4 3 2 1
Development Biology 1 1 2 2 3 1 - 2 2 1 1 3 3 1 1 1
Ecology 1 2 1 - 1 - 1 2 2 1 5 3 1 0 3 2
Animal Behaviour 1 1 1 - - 2 - 1 1 1 - - 2 - 1 -

MICROBIOLOGY

UNITS 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Historical Perspective 1 - 1 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 1 1 1 - 2 1
Methods in Microbiology 5 1 1 1 - 2 2 1 2 3 3 1 5 3 1 2
Microbial Taxonomy and Diversity 1 4 4 2 3 2 1 2 3 1 1 1 2 6 7 6
Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells: Structure and Function 1 1 1 1 1 1 - 1 - - 1 - 1 2 5 -
Microbial Growth 1 3 3 5 6 5 3 2 3 5 3 5 4 3 5 1
Control of Micro-organisms 2 1 1 1 - 2 1 - - - 1 - 1 - 1 1
Microbial Metabolism 1 1 1 1 1 4 2 2 2 2 - 1 6 2 3 5
Microbial Diseases and Host Pathogen Interaction 3 3 3 2 4 - 5 3 3 2 5 1 5 2 2 5
Chemotherapy/Antibiotics 1 4 4 3 1 1 1 3 1 3 2 2 1 2 2 3
Microbial Genetics 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 3 5 2 3 7 1 6 - 1
Microbial Ecology 3 1 1 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 - 2 - 1

BOTANY

UNITS 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Plant Systematics 1 3 3 1 2 4 3 2 3 2 2 2 6 4 5 3
Plant Anatomy 1 2 1 1 4 1 - 2 1 1 - 1 - 3 1 1
Morphogenesis & Development 2 4 3 1 1 2 1 4 1 4 3 4 1 1 5 4
Physiology and Biochemistry 5 4 4 4 6 4 3 6 5 4 7 4 9 5 5 7
Genetics 1 2 5 4 3 1 3 2 2 1 3 1 2 2 6 6
Plant Breeding and Genetic Modification 4 3 1 2 1 5 5 2 4 5 1 5 6 7 4 4
Economic Botany 2 - 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 - 3 - 2
Plant Pathology 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 - 1 - - - 2 1 2 2
Ecology and Environment 3 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 2 2 2 1

BIOCHEMISTRY

UNITS 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Organization of life, Biomolecules 2 3 3 1 5 5 3 3 4 2 2 3 2 3 2 4
Enzyme kinetics; Vitamins and Coenzymes ; Metabolic pathways and their regulation: Photosynthesis - 7 7 7 7 5 6 10 7 5 5 5 7 8 7 10
Biochemical separation techniques 2 6 4 5 4 4 6 4 1 4 4 3 6 6 4 1
Cell biology and signal transduction: Hormones and neurotransmitters 3 1 3 3 4 3 2 1 4 4 5 6 5 4 5 2
Molecular biology, Recombinant biotechnology 2 - - 2 - 2 1 - 2 2 2 2 4 5 4 8
Immunology 1 3 3 2 - 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 4 2 3 3

FOOD TECHNOLOGY

UNITS 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Food Chemistry and Nutrition 6 6 4 5 2 5 3 5 5 2
Food Microbiology 4 5 10 8 8 7 6 11 7 10
Food Products Technology 5 6 4 4 6 7 8 2 6 6
Food Engineering 5 3 2 3 4 1 4 2 2 2