Diversity in Living World (Weightage 11%)  

Topics from Diversity in Living World

  • What is living? ; Biodiversity; Need for classification (12 concepts)
  • Taxonomy & Systematics (10 concepts)
  • Concept of species and taxonomical hierarchy (8 concepts)
  • Binomial nomenclature (1 concepts)
  • Tools for study of Taxonomy Museums, Zoos, Herbaria, Botanical gardens (7 concepts)
  • Five kingdom classification (1 concepts)
  • salient features and classification of Monera (19 concepts)
  • Protista and Fungi into major groups; Lichens (31 concepts)
  • Viruses and Viroids (8 concepts)
  • Salient features and classification of plants into major groups (2 concepts)
  • Algae, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms (three to five salient and distingushing features and at least two examples of each category) (95 concepts)
  • Salient features and classification of animals-nonchordate up to phyla level and chordate up to classes level (201 concepts)

Important Books for Diversity in Living World

  • Diversity in Living World Book