Paper 3 has been removed from NET from 2018 (Notification)- now paper 2 and 3 syllabus is included in paper 2
NTA (UGC) NET June-December 2018 Syllabus for Home Science
NTA (UGC) NET Home Science Syllabus 2012
Code No. 12
Subject: Home Science
- There will be two question papers, NTA (UGC) NET Home Science Paper II and Paper III.
- Paper II will consist of 50 questions worth 2 mark each.
- Paper III will consist of 75 questions worth 2 mark each.
NTA (UGC) NET Home Science Paper II & Paper III-A Core Group
Unit-I: Food Science
- Food Groups
- Food Preparation
- Food Preservation
- Food Science and Food Analysis
- Food Processing
Unit-II: Nutrition Science
- Fundamentals of Nutrition
- Nutritional Biochemistry
- Food Microbiology
- Public Nutrition
- Therapeutic Nutrition
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.
- Principles of doming-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.
- 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.
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.
- Research Designs.
- Types of Research.
- Sampling Techniques.
- 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
NTA (UGC) NET Home Science Paper III-B Elective or Optional
Elective-I: Food and Nutrition
- Food Science and Quality Control
- Macro and Micro-Nutrients
- Human Nutritional Requirements
- Assessment of Nutritional Status
- Food Biotechnology
Elective-II: Institutional Management and Dietetics
- Advanced Management and Organisation
- Management of Human Resources
- Experimental Quantity Cookery
- Financial and Profit Management
- Quantity Food Preparation Techniques
- Food Service and, Delivery Systems
- Therapeutic Dietetics
Elective-III: Child and Human Development
- Human Development-Rights perspective.
- Principles and Theories of Human Development.
- Early Childhood Care and Development-Strategies, Monitoring and Supervision.
- Children with special needs and Children at Risk (Child Labour, Street Children, Child Abuse, Chronically Sick); Intervention Programs.
- Socialization in various family contexts across different cultures.
- Advances in Assessment of Children.
Elective-IV: Clothing and Textiles
- Textile Chemistry-Fibers and dyes.
- Dyeing, printing and finishing of fibers yarns and fabrics.
- 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.
- Consumer and Textiles and Clothing.
- Recent developments in Textile and Clothing.
Elective-V: 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.
Elective-VI: 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.