Biology and Human Welfare (Weightage 5%)  

Topics from Biology and Human Welfare

  • Health and Disease (12 concepts)
  • Parasites causing human diseases (Malaria, Filariasis, Ascariasis. Typhoid, Pneumonia, common cold, amoebiasis, ring worm) (33 concepts)
  • Adolescence, drug and alcohol abuse (23 concepts)
  • Basic concepts of immunology-vaccines (36 concepts)
  • Microbes in human welfare: In household food processing, industrial production, sewage treatment, energy generation and as biocontrol agents and biofertilizers. (49 concepts)
  • Apiculture and Animal husbandry (35 concepts)
  • Plant breeding, tissue culture, single cell protein, Biofortification (37 concepts)
  • Pathogens (3 concepts)
  • Cancer, HIV and AIDS (33 concepts)
  • Improvement in food production (7 concepts)

Important Books for Biology and Human Welfare

  • Biology and Human Welfare Book