UPDATED (MERGED) CBSE UGC NET SYLLABUS FOR HOME SCIENCE
SUBJECT CODE – 12
CBSE has revised the pattern and scheme of the exam from July 2018. The pattern of the exam has been changed from 3 papers (Paper I, II & III) to 2 papers (Paper I & II). There are no changes in the pattern of paper 1, but paper 2 & paper 3 has been merged into One paper.
ACCORDING TO THE NOTIFICATION OF CBSE UGC NET, ALL THE QUESTIONS OF PAPER – II WILL BE COMPULSORY, COVERING ENTIRE SYLLABI OF EARLIER PAPER II & PAPER – III (INCLUDING ALL ELECTIVES, WITHOUT OPTIONS).
Hence, there will be only one question paper in CBSE UGC NET Exam in Home Science, called Paper 2. Paper 2 (Paper II) will have 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with each question carrying two (2) marks i.e. 200 marks in total. All questions are compulsory in the papers. The objective type questions will include multiple choices, matching type, true / false and assertion-reasoning type etc.
For CBSE UGC NET aspirants, we have merged the entire Syllabi of Paper II and Paper III of the subject of Home Science.
THE SYLLABUS OF PAPER II WILL BE AS MENTIONED BELOW:
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Unit – I: Food Science
Food Science and Food Analysis
Unit – II: Nutrition Science
Fundamentals of Nutrition
Macro and Micro – Nutrients
Human Nutritional Requirements
Assessment of Nutritional Status
Unit – III: Institutional Management
Management of Hospitality Institutes – Hospital / Hotel / Restaurant / Cafe and Outdoor catering.
Management of Social Institutes – family as Institute, child care and Geriatric institutes, Panchayats.
Management of Educational Institutes – Pre – school, Primary and Secondary Schools, (Colleges and Universities) Higher Educational Institutes.
Management of Special Institutes for physically, mentally and socially challenged.
Challenges and problems faced by Institutions.
Advanced Management and Organisation
Management of Human Resources
Experimental Quantity Cookery
Financial and Profit Management
Quantity Food Preparation Techniques
Food Service and, Delivery Systems
Unit – IV: Clothing
Principles of clothing – Socio – Psychological aspects of Clothing, selection of Fabrics, Clothing and Family Clothing.
Clothing Construction – basic Principles of Drafting, Flat Pattern and Draping Methods.
Textile Design – Principles and Concepts.
Fashion Design – Fashion Cycles, Business and Merchandizing.
Care and Maintenance of Textile Materials and Garments; Laundry Agents – Methods and Equipments.
Dyeing, printing and finishing of fibers yarns and fabrics.
Consumer and Textiles and Clothing.
Recent developments in Textile and Clothing.
Unit – V: Textiles
General Properties and Fine Structure of all Textile Fibers.
Processing and Manufacture of all natural and man – made fibers.
Definition and Classification of Yarns; Identification of yarns and its use in various fabrics.
Fabric construction, definition and types of woven, non – woven, knitted and other construction techniques.
Testings of fibers, yarns and fabric; Importance of quality control and research institutes.
Textile Chemistry – Fibers and dyes.
Textile and Apparel Industry – Fundamental of business, specifications, quality control agencies and marketing.
Historic and Traditional Textiles of world with emphasis on India.
Curriculum and Teaching in clothing and textiles, analysis and development of curriculum; teaching methods and aids.
Unit – VI: Resource Management
Concept of Home management and steps.
Management of Human Resources; Classification of Resources; Basic Characteristics of Resources.
Decision making in family; Steps in decision making; Methods of resolving conflicts.
Work simplification; Importance of work simplification in home; Muhdel’s classes of change; Simple pen and pencil technique in work simplification.
Housing, Interior Design, Principles of Interior Design, Various Colours and Colour Schemes.
Household equipment – Selection and Care.
Unit – VII: Human Development
Child Development – Principles and Stages.
Life Span Development – Theories of Human Development and Behaviour.
Child rearing, Socialization practices and Dynamics.
Early Childhood Care and Education – Emerging trends.
Development problems and disabilities during childhood and adolescence, guidance and counselling.
Advanced Child Study methods and assessment.
Women’s Studies, Family Welfare Program – Recent Approaches.
Unit – VIII: Non – Formal Education and Extension Education
History and Development of Home Science in Formal / Non-formal and Extension Education.
Theory and Practices of Program / Curriculum planning and development.
Management and Administration of Formal / Non – formal and Extension Education.
Monitoring, Supervision and Evaluation of Formal, Non – formal and Extension Education.
Vocationalization of Home Science in India.
Theories and Principles of Guidance and Counselling in Formal / Non – formal / Extension.
Problems and Challenges encountered in Formal / Non – formal / Extension.
Unit – IX: Developmental and Educational Communication
Concept and Classification of Communication
Traditional Methods and Materials of Communication – Selection / Preparation / Use.
Modern Methods and Materials of Communication – Selection / Preparation / Use.
Strategies for Developmental Communication.
Classroom Communications in Home Science trends.
Communication for Publicity and Public Relations.
Change and Challenges in Communication in Contemporary Society.
Unit – X: Methods of Research
Trends in Research in Home Science.
Types of Research.
Selection and Preparation of Tools for data collection.
Type of variables and their selection.
Data collection and classification / coding.
Analysis of data through parametric and non – parametric statistics
Report Writing – presentation of data, interpretation and discussion
Unit – XI: Home and Community Resource Management
Concept of Home management, System approach to family, Input, Output and feedback.
Family Resources – Management of Resources like time energy and money; Basic characteristics of Resources; Efficient methods of utilization of Resources.
Family Life Cycle – Demands upon resources like time, energy and money.
Concept of Ergonomics – its importance and application in home.
Concept of Communication process and its importance in family; Barriers in Communication process; Measures for Effective Communication.
Concept of Work Simplification – its importance in home; Simple pen and pencil technique.
Consumer Education – Laws protecting consumer; Role of consumer society in protecting consumer; Kinds of adulteration; Identification of adulteration.
Unit – XII: Home Science Extension Education
Curriculum Development for Formal Education in Home Sciences.
General and Special Methods of Teaching Home Science.
Media and Materials for promoting Home Science in Formal / Non – formal / Adult / Extension Education.
Non – formal and Adult Education in Home Science.
Extension Education in Home Science.
Women in Changing India and Plans for their development.
Self – Employment and Entrepreneurship through Home Science.
Programs of extension in Home Science.
Measurement and Evaluation including monitoring and supervision for Formal / Non – formal / Adult Education / Extension Education.
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