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HOME SCIENCE 2021 STUDY MATERIAL(ENGLISH)

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Syllabus

Unit 1: Food Science & Food Service Management
Food science & nutrition.Properties of food (physical and chemical properties).Quality evaluation of foods – Its objectives and subjective perspectives.Effects of cooking & processing techniques on nutritional components.Food additives & pigments.Food Standards and microbiological safety of food.Perspectives of foodservice in which topics needed to be covered are menu planning, food cost analysis.New product development: Nanotechnology.Foodservice management of institutional level-hospital, educational, social & special institutions.Research methods: Fundamental issues, concept, scope & Research Ethics.
Unit 2: Nutrition & Dietetics
Food groups: Balanced diet, food pyramid, macro & micronutrition.Nutrients: The role of nutrients, nutrient deficiencies & requirements of nutrients for Indians.Public health nutrition.Nutrition through life span-physiological changes, development from conception to adolescence, nutritional needs, and dietary guidelines for adequate nutrition. Community, Sports nutrition & nutrition at the time of emergencies and disasters. Nutritional assessment methods & techniques. Nutritional intervention: National nutrition policies and programs & food and nutrition security.Therapeutic nutrition.Diet counseling & management.Research designs, principles & purpose of research in nutrition.
Unit 3: Textiles
Different Textile terminologies: Fibre, yarn, weave, fabric, Classification of fibres, yarns & weaves and identification of fibres and weaves.The manufacturing process of major natural & manmade fibres.Methods of fabric construction: Woven, Knitted and non-woven fabrics: Its properties & uses. Textiles finish Classification, processing & purposes of finishes. Dyeing & printing: Classification, Method of block printing, tie and dye, batik, roller printing, screen printing, discharge, heat transfer printing & digitized printing.Traditional textiles of India: Embroidered, Printed textiles, woven textiles etc. Different identification on the basis of fibre content, technique, motif.Textile Testing and quality control: Need for testing, sampling method, Techniques of testing fibres, yarn, fabrics and garments.Testing of colour: Fastness, shrinkage, pilling and GSM of fabrics.Textile and environment: Banned dyes, eco-friendly textiles, contamination & effluent treatment.Developments in textiles and apparels: Nanotextiles, Technical textiles, Occupational clothing, zero waste designing, upcycling.Types of research: Descriptive, survey, historical, qualitative, quantitative, analytical & action research.
Unit 4: Apparel Designing
Body measurements: Procedure, figure types & anthropometry.Equipment & Tools used for manufacturing garments: Types of machines used & their parts.Elements and principles of design & applications to apparel design.Fashion: Terminologies, fashion cycle, its theories, fashion adoption, and forecasting. Factors affecting fashion.Pattern making: Drafting, Draping & flat pattern making techniques, pattern alteration with different dart manipulation techniques.Apparel manufacturing: Terminology, techniques, and machines, Process of fabric to apparel.Apparel Quality testing: Quality standards & their specification, Quality parameters, and defects of fabrics and garments.Care and maintenance of clothing: Principles of washing, laundry agents, storage techniques case labels, and symbols.Selection of clothing & Fabrics for different age groups.Hypothesis testing and types.
Unit 5: Resource Management & Consumer Issues
Management: Concept, Approaches, Management of time, energy, money & space.Functions of management: Various Processes like Planning, Supervision, Controlling, Organizing, Evaluation, and Use of different resources.Resources: Its Classification, characteristics, factors affecting use, resource conservation, time management, work simplification techniques, classes of change, fatigue.Management of natural resources: land, forest, water, air, water harvesting, municipal solid waste management, the concept of sustainable development & its goals.Money management: Family income, types, supplementation, budgeting, household accounts, family savings and investment, tax implications.Human resource management: Functions, challenges, training methodologies & training evaluation.Consumer: Definition, role, rights, and responsibilities, consumer behavior, consumer problems, education & empowerment.Consumer protection: Organizations, redressal platforms, standardization, standard marks, quality control, buying aids, consumer legislation.Entrepreneurship: Concept, Process, barriers, entrepreneurial motivation, challenges, enterprise setting, project planning, and appraisal, etc.Sampling techniques: Types procedures, probability & non-probability sampling.
Unit 6: Housing & Interior Design
Design fundamentals: Elements of art, principles of design & composition.Colour: Dimensions of colour, psychological effects of colour, colour schemes, Factors affecting the use of colour.Space planning & design-housing: Need, principles of planning spaces, types of house plans, economy in construction, planning for different income groups.Building regulations: Norms and standards, zoning, housing for special groups and areas, and housing finance.Housing & environment: Building materials and their impact on the environment, green rating systems, energy efficiency in buildings, energy auditing, indices of indoor comfort.Energy as a resource: Conventional & non-conventional sources, renewable/non-renewable energy, energy management, and National efforts on energy conservation.Product design: Design thinking process, diffusion and innovation, design communication with ergonomic considerations.Ergonomics: Significance, scope, anthropometry, environment relationship, factors affecting the physiological cost of work, time and motion study, energy studies.Furniture and furnishing: Historical perspectives, architectural styles, contemporary tends, wall finishes, and window treatments.Research methods: Selection & preparation of tools for data collection including a questionnaire, interview, observation, measuring scales, ranking and measurement, reliability with a validity of tools.
Unit 7: Child/Human Development
Principles of growth & development, care which is needed at the time of pregnancy, prenatal & neonatal development.Theories of human development.Early childhood care & education: Activities to promote holistic development.Influence on personality development of family, peers, school, community and culture.Children with special needs, care, education, and prevention of disabilities & rehabilitation.Children at risk of child labour, child abuse & trafficking.Adolescence/Youth: Changes, Challenges and Programs to promote optimal development of the child.Adulthood: Characteristics, changing roles, responsibilities in early & middle adulthood.Aging-physical and psychological changes.Research methods including types of variables and their selection.
Unit 8: Family Studies
Dynamics of marriage & family relationships.Family welfare: Approaches, programmes and challenges, and role in national development.Issues: Domestic violence, marital disharmony, conflict, resolution of conflict.Education including Parent education, positive parenting, and community education, Family disorganization etc.Family studies: Crisis in a family, family therapy, and Initiatives for the development of children.Human rights: Rights of children, women, and the status of women, gender roles.Guidance and counselling across the whole life span.Health & well being across life span development.Research methods of Research: data collection and classification, coding, tabulation, inferential and descriptive statistics.
Unit 9: Communication for Development
Communication Basics: Nature, characteristics, functions, process, models, elements, principles, barriers, types of communication, levels of communication transactions, the process of listening.Communication systems and theories: Human interaction, Mass communication, Message design, Communication systems.Concept of development: Theories, models, measurement & indicators of development, Communication models & approaches, diffusion and innovation etc.Role of communication in development: Its need & importance, development journalism, writing for development including print, radio, television and internet.Concerns of development communication: Gender, Health, Environment, tribal development etc.Advocacy & behaviour change communication: Concept, theories, models, approaches, application and challenges.Traditional, modern and new media for development: Folk forms of songs, art, dance, theatre, puppetry, advertisement, cinema.ICTs for development: Sources as community and participatory video, social media and mobile phones.Organisation/agencies/institutes working for development communication (Interntional/National).Research methods: Analysis of data through two different tests like parametric and non-parametric tests.
Unit 10: Extension Management & Community Development
Historical perspectives of extension including the objectives of extension education and principles of extension programme development.Programme management: Assessment, situation analysis, planning, organization, implementation, monitoring & evaluation.Extension methods and materials: Interpersonal, small and large group methods, planning, classification, use and evaluation of audio-visual materials.Curriculum development: Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives and learning.Non-Formal, adult & lifelong education: Historical perspectives, concept, theories, approaches, scope, methods and materials used and different challenges.Methods of training, and entrepreneurship development.Community development: Perspectives, approaches, community organization, leadership, support structures for community development, including Panchayati Raj NGOs and community-based organizations.People’s participation and stakeholders’ perspectives: Different methods.Development programmes for urban, rural and tribal population groups in India covering the programmes for nutrition, health, education, wage etc.Research methods: Scientific report writing, presentation of data, interpretation & discussion.

Study Material Sample

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Unit-2 Nutrition & Dietetics – Click here for sample

Unit-3 Textiles – Click here for sample

Unit-4 Apparel Designing – Click here for sample

Unit-5 Resource Management & Consumer Issues – Click here for sample

Unit-6 Housing & Interior Design – Click here for sample

Unit-7 Child & Human Development – Click here for sample

Unit-8 Family Studies – Click here for sample

Unit-9 Communication for Development – Click here for sample

Unit-10 Extension Management & Community Development – Click here for sample

Exam Pattern

ExamQuestion PatternTopics & Question Types
UGC NET Home Science Paper I 50 questions for 2 marks eachThe questions will be generic in nature, intending to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness of the candidate.
UGC NET Home Science Paper-II 100 questions each carries 2 marksThe question will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. All the questions of Paper-II will be compulsory

Previous Years Papers

UGC NET English Literature Previous Year Papers with Answer Key

https://osnacademy.com/doc/Home Science (English Medium) Paper-II.pdf