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Home Science

(Code No: 607)

Paper – I

Food Science, Human nutrition, Clothing & Textiles

Standard :  Degree in Home Science     

       Total Marks : 200

Nature of Paper : Conventional Type

Duration  : 3 Hours

 

Note:

1)

Answers to this paper must be written either in English or in Marathi.

 

2)

This paper will test the candidate’s ability to comprehend, to analyse, to interpret, to criticise and to appraise the subject matter related to the topics/sub topics mentioned below.

 

3)

It is expected from candidates to study the latest and recent developments and happenings pertaining to the topics/sub topics mentioned below.

 

Section - A (Marks : 50)

1)

Food Science and Food Processing  :

 

.01)

Food groups; Food processing methods and its effects. Energy value of foods and energy expenditure of individuals.

 

.02)

Principles and methods of food preservation, food spoilage and food poisoning.

 

.03)

Food adulteration, quality control, quality standards, Sensory evalution of foods, sanitation and safety of foods, packaging of processed food.

 

.04)

Quantity Cookery: Large scale preparation, delivery & service of food, Cost Control, Accounting.

2)

Human Nutrition :

 

.01)

Carbohydrates, Protein, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins - Definition, classification,  digestion, metabolism, water balance, acid base equilibrium.

 

.02)

Balanced diet. Recommended Dietary Allowances for Indians. Meal planning for various age groups, Nutrition, Exercise and Physical fitness.

 

.03)

Nutritional disorders, etiology, symptoms treatment, prevention & prophylactic measures and dietary management. 

Section - B ( Marks : 50 )

3)

Diet Therapy :

 

.01)

Therapeutic adaptation of normal diets, Dietary management of underweight,       overweight, fevers, infections,

 

.02)

Dietary management of diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, liver diseases and renal disorders; Role of dietary fiber & antioxidant in the management of diseases

 

.03)

Nutrition, dietary management and counseling for other health conditions-arthritis, cancer & HIV/AIDS etc.

4)

Community Nutrition :

 

.01)

Assessment of nutritional status, prevention of malnutrition among vulnerable groups. Food and Nutrition security.

 

.02)

Current nutritional problems in India and measures to combat them. Food and Nutrition Policy and National nutrition programs.

 

.03)

Nutrition education and developing nutrition educational program, dietary counseling.

Section - C ( Marks : 50 )

5)

Textile Science :

 

.01)

Fiber to fabric: stages and technological processes in textile manufacture;

 

.02)

Identification of textile fibers and blends, textile finishes, fabric geometry and geometric factors.

 

.03)

Detergents and laundering of fabrics; laundry equipments: use and care; stain removal, dry cleaning, disinfection and storage of clothes.

6)

Textile Designing :

 

.01)

Principles of textile designing: classification and design development, Computer aided textile designing. Weaving principles and basic weaves. Dyeing and printing.

 

.02)

Selection of textile design for apparel, home furnishing and other household articles. 

 

.03)

Traditional Indian textiles, costumes and embroideries.

Section - D (Marks : 50)

7)

Clothing Construction  :

 

.01)

Clothing construction, requirements and factors in selection, care and use of clothing for different age groups and activities.

 

.02)

Equipment and accessories used in clothing construction; wardrobe planning, Fashion designing, fashion illustration.

 

.03)

 Consumer textiles, consumer behaviour.

8)

Apparel Manufacturing  :

 

.01)

Garment industry: planning, banking credit and support;

 

.02)

Factory and labour laws, trade globalisation and its impact.

 

.03)

Retailing and merchandising: concepts and principles; marketing trends, sale

Promotion techniques; export and import procedures.

 

 

Paper – II

 

 Human Development, Extension and Family Resource Management

 

Standard :  Degree in Home Science     

Total Marks : 200

Nature of Paper : Conventional Type

Duration : 3 Hours

 

Note:

1)

Answers to this paper must be written either in English or in Marathi.

 

2)

This paper will test the candidate’s ability to comprehend, to analyse, to interpret, to criticise and to appraise the subject matter related to the topics/sub topics mentioned below.

 

3)

It is expected from candidates to study the latest and recent developments and happenings pertaining to the topics/sub topics mentioned below.

 

Section - A (Marks : 50)

1)

Child Development :

 

.01)

Heredity, environment and other factors influencing child development; prenatal and postnatal care of mother and child. Infant stimulation, development and growth promotion.

 

.02)

Early childhood care and education: objectives and maintenance of ECCE centres. Values of play for young children. Physical, motor, cognitive and language development and fostering creativity in children with special needs – identification, education and rehabilitation; behavioural problems in children.

 

.03)

Rights of children, child abuse, girl child education.

2)

Youth Development :

 

.01)

Late childhood and adolescent development. Pubertal growth and related developmental changes.

 

.02)

Sex education; self concept and personality development.

 

.03)

Problems of adolescents, guidance and counseling for adolescents.

Section -B (Marks : 50)

3)

Marriage & Family Relationships :

 

.01)

Preparation for marriage; goals and adjustments in marriage and family life;  family life cycle stages, role of families in socialisation and transmission of cultural values

 

.02)

Marital harmony, planned parenthood, premarital and marital counseling; family disorganisation.

 

.03)

Government policies, schemes and programmes for children, women and family welfare.

4)

Adulthood & Ageing :

 

.01)

Changing needs and challenges of senior citizens in India, midlife changes.

 

.02)

Mental health and well-being.

 

.03)

Intergenerational interaction: role of families and educational institutions.

Section – C (Marks : 50)

5)

Family Resource Management :

 

.01)

Concepts and principles of management; time and energy management, work simplification. Decision making processes.

 

.02)

Housing and building materials, important features of house planning, housing schemes of Government and other agencies. 

 

.03)

Household equipment, uses, care and safety aspects. 

 

.04)

Environmental issues and protection and conservation.

6)

Family Finance and Consumer Education :

 

.01)

Family finance, budgeting, records and account keeping, planning for  family's financial security.

 

.02)

Consumer education: consumer rights, responsibilities, protection.

Section - D (Marks : 50)

7)

Interior Design :

 

.01)

Principles of art and design, application for interior designing, interior space planning. Computer aided interior designing.

 

.02)

Selection and arrangement of furniture, fixtures and furnishing - flooring and floor coverings; kitchen layout.

8)

Extension Management :

 

.01)

Communication: functions, channels, skills, models and barriers. Preparation and use of Audio visual aids in communication, use of information technology in communication.

 

.02)

Leadership: concept, qualities, significance of leadership development.

 

.03)

Role of extension agencies for planning and implementing community programms. Impact of information technology on quality of life of family and community, community participation and resources mobilisation.

 

.04)

Social marketing, entrepreunial skills and entrepreneurship development. Role of women entrepreneur in social and economic development, Government policies and recent programmes for empowerment of women.

 

 

 

 

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