No. Redmi Y2 does not have the Gorilla Glass protection.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the LED notification light.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the fingerprint scanner & face unlock, too.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the IR remote option.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have a dedicated MicroSD card slot. You can use 2 sim cards and a memory card at the same time.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is a slightly better attempt at a selfie-focused smartphone than the model it replaces. It has proven hardware that is capable of delivering a smooth user experience, plus MIUI 9.5 which has a lot of added features.