**UPDATED CBSE CLASS XII Home Science Syllabus: 2018-19
Hi friends, today we are going to discuss with you the latest Syllabus of Class XII Home Science Syllabus. As you know very well that Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has its own curriculum and they hold the supreme authority to change it further for the benefit of students.
So it’s always a wise decision to keep an eye on what happening around with the subject you are going to learn. This year CBSE made little bit changes in CBSE Class 12th Home Science Syllabus. Let us have a look at the updated XIIth Class Home Science Theory Syllabus for the academic year 2017-18
CBSE Class 12th Home Science Syllabus (2018-19 Session)
Unit Wise Detailed Syllabus (Theory Part)
CLASS XII (2018 – 19)
COURSE STRUCTURE (THEORY)
One Paper (Theory) 70 Marks
Time: 3 Hours Periods: 220
|Unit||No. of periods||Marks|
|I||Human Development: Life Span Approach (Part II)||40||30|
|II||Nutrition during lifespan||40|
|III||Money Management and Consumer Education||40||35|
|IV||Apparel: Designing, Selection, and Care||40|
|V||Community Development and Extension (Part II)||20||5|
|VI||Career Options after Home Science Education||5|
Unit I: Human Development: Life Span Approach (Part II) (40 Periods)
A. Adolescence (12 – 18 years)
(i) Growth & Development – Domains and principles.
(ii) Meaning, characteristics, and needs.
(iii) Influences on identity formation
(a) Biological and Physical changes-early and late mature. (Role of heredity and environment)
(b) by social, culture and media.
(c) Emotional changes.
(d) Cognitive changes.
(iv) Specific issues and concerns
(a) Eating disorders-Causes, consequences, and management – Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia.
(c) Substance Abuse
(d) Related to sex
(e) Handling stress and peer pressure
(i) Young & middle adulthood: Understanding and management of new responsibilities, carrier marriage, and family.
(ii) Late Adulthood/Old age:
(a) Health and Wellness: physical, social, emotional, financial, recreational needs
(b) Care for elderly (at home and outside – old age home)
(c) Anger management
Unit II: Nutrition for Self, Family, and Community (40 Periods)
(a) Meal Planning: Meaning and importance, principles and factors affecting meal planning; Nutritional needs, food preferences and modifications of diets in different age groups: infants, children, adolescents, adults, elderly and in special conditions: pregnancy and lactation (including traditional foods given in these conditions)
(i) Use of basic food groups (ICMR) and serving size in meal planning
(ii) Factors influencing the selection of food: culture, family food practices, media, peer group, availability of foods, purchasing power, individual preference & health.
(b) Food safety and quality:
(i) Safe food handling (personal, storage, kitchen, cooking, and serving).
(ii) Safety guards against food adulteration, definition and meaning of food adulteration as given by FSSAI (Food Safety and Standard Authority of India).
(iii) Common adulterants present in cereals, pulses, milk and milk products, fats and oils, sugar, jaggery, honey, spices, and condiments.
(iv) Effects of some of the adulterants present in the foods: Kesari dal, metanil yellow, argemone seeds.
(v) Food standards (FPO, Agmark, ISI).
(c) Therapeutic modification of normal diet with respect to consistency, frequency, foodstuffs, nutrients, and methods of cooking.
(d) Modification of diet according to common ailments: diarrhea, fever, jaundice, hypertension, diabetes, and constipation. Physiological changes, clinical symptoms, requirements and dietary requirements in each condition.
Unit III: Money Management and Consumer Education (40 Periods)
(a) Family Income:
(i) Various sources of family income:
- money income
- real income (direct and indirect)
- psychic income
(ii) Supplementing family income-need and ways; need and procedure for maintaining household accounts (daily, weekly and monthly).
(b) Savings and Investment:
(i) Meaning and importance of savings.
(ii) The basis for selection of investment methods: risk, security, profit, tax saving.
(iii) Ways/methods of investment –
- Bank schemes (saving, fixed, recurring);
- Post Office schemes (savings, recurring deposit, monthly income scheme, National saving certificate, Senior citizen scheme);
- Insurance schemes (whole life, mediclaim);
- Public Provident Fund (PPF), Provident Fund (PF).
(iv) Consumer Protection and Education: Meaning, problems faced by the consumer, Consumer Protection Amendment Act (2011); Consumer aids: labels, standardization marks, (ECO Mark, Hallmark, Wool mark, Silk mark), advertising, leaflets, and Consumer redressal forum, Internet.
Unit IV: Apparel: Designing, Selection, and Care (40 Periods)
(i) Application of elements of art and principles of design in designing apparel.
(ii) Selection and purchase of fabrics- purpose, cost, season, quality, durability, ease of maintenance and comfort.
(iii) Selection of apparel- factors influencing the selection of apparel- age, size, climate, occupation, figure, occasion, fashion, drape cost and workmanship.
(iv) Care and maintenance of clothes:
(a) Cleansing agents: soaps and detergents (basic differences and their utility);
(b) Stain removal – General principles of stain removal, stain removal of tea, coffee, lipstick, ball pen, Grease, Curry, and Blood.
c) Storage of clothes.
Unit V: Community Development and Extension (Part II) (20 Periods)
(i) Water safety: Safe drinking water-importance of potable water for good health, and its qualities, simple methods of making water safe for drinking; boiling, filtering (traditional and modern technology), use of alum, chlorine.
(ii) Salient features of income generating schemes
- DWCRA (Development of Women and Children in Rural Area)
- MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005)
Unit VI: Career Options after Home Science Education (05 Periods)
Career options of self and wage employment of various fields of Home Science.
CLASS XII (2017 – 18)
PRACTICAL Maximum Marks: 30
1) Human Development: Life Span Approach (Part II)
- Identify the problems of adjustment of adolescents with the help of a tool (group activity) and make a report.
- Spend a day with an aged person and observe the needs and problems. Write a report.
- List and discuss at least 4 areas of agreement and disagreement of self with:-
a) Mother b) Father
c) Siblings d) Friends
2) Nutrition for Self, Family, and Community
- Record one day diet of an individual and evaluate it against principles of the balanced diet.
- Plan a meal and modify for anyone physiological condition – Fever, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Jaundice, Hypertension, Diabetes, Pregnancy, Lactations, Old age, and Infants. Prepare a dish.
- Identify food adulteration: using visual and chemical methods; Turmeric, Chana Dal, Bura Sugar, Milk, Tea leaves, Coriander, Black Pepper Seeds, Desi-ghee.
- Prepare ORS Solution.
3) Money Management and Consumer Education
- Collect and fill the savings account opening form in Post Office and Bank.
- Fill up the following forms and paste in the file: Withdrawal slip, Deposit slips, Draft slip and cheque (bearer of A/c payee).
- Collect labels of any three products and compare them with mandatory requirements.
- Prepare one label each of any three items bearing ISI, FPO, Agmark.
4) Apparel: Designing, Selection, and Care
- Illustrate principles of design or elements of art on a paper or cloth and evaluate them.
- Removal of different types of stains: tea, coffee, curry, grease, blood, lipstick, ball pen.
- Examine and evaluate readymade garments for their workmanship. [at-least two]
- Make a sample of Hemming, Backstitch, Interlocking, and Press buttons, hooks and eye.
5) Community Development and Extension
- Visit any two places (home/restaurant/school/business center, etc.) and observe its measure for safe drinking water and general conditions of hygiene around it.
Scheme for Practical Examination (Class XII)- (30 marks)
1. Unit I- Human Development: Life Span Approach (Part II)- Project Report-5 marks
2. Unit II– Nutrition for Self, Family, and Community-
a) Plan a meal and modify and prepare a dish for anyone physiological condition Fever, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Jaundice, Hypertension, Diabetes, Pregnancy, Lactation’s, Old age and Infants- 5 marks
b) Identify food adulteration: using visual and chemical methods; Turmeric, Chana Dal, Bura Sugar, Milk, Tea leaves, Coriander, Black Pepper Seeds, Desi-ghee- 2 marks
3. Unit III-Money Management and Consumer Education
a) Prepare one label each of any three items bearing ISI, FPO, Agmark.-
b) Filling up of paying slip either to deposit cash or cheque- 2 marks
4. Unit IV- Apparel: Designing, Selection and Care
a) Removal of different types of stains- Tea, coffee, grease, blood, lipstick, ballpen(Any two) OR Readymade garment- Quality check – 2marks
b) Make a sample of hemming/backstitch/interlocking/fastener- 2marks
5. Unit V-Community Development and Extension- Survey Report- 4 marks
6. File- 4 marks
7. Viva- 2marks
Reference books for teachers:
1. Human Ecology and Family Sciences – Part I, Class- XII, NCERT Publication
2. Human Ecology and Family Sciences – Part II, Class- XII, NCERT Publication
|QUESTION PAPER DESIGN 2017-18|
|HOME SCIENCE CODE NO. 064 CLASS-XII|
|TIME: 3 Hours Max. Marks: 70|
|S. No||Typology of Questions||Learning outcomes and TestingSkills||Very Short Answer (VSA) (1 Mark)||Short Answer (SA) (2 Marks)||Case study and picture based (3 Marks)||Long Answer –I (LA-I) (4 Marks)||Long Answer –II (LA-II) (5 Marks)||Total Marks||% Weightage|
|1||Remembering- (Knowledge-based Simple recall questions, to know specific facts, terms, concepts, principles, theories; Identity, define, or recipe information)|| ||2||2||1||1||1||18||26%|
|2||Understanding- (Comprehension –to be familiar with the meaning and to understand conceptually, interpret, compare, contrast, explain, paraphrase information)||1||1||–||1||1||12||17%|
|3||Application –(Use the abstract information in a concrete situation, to apply knowledge to new situations; Use given content to interpret situation, provide an example, or solve a problem)||1||2||1||2||1||21||30%|
|4||High Order Thinking Skills –(Analysis and Synthesis-Classify, compare, contrast, or differentiate between different pieces of information; Organize and/or integrate unique pieces of information from a variety of sources)||1||1||–||1||1||12||17%|
|5||Evaluation-(Appraise, judge, and/or justify the value or worth of a decision or outcome, or to predict outcomes based on values)||1||1||–||1||1||12||17%|
|ESTIMATED TIME||10 min.||35 min.||20 min.||50 min.||50 min.||165 min.+15 min. For revision|
Note: No Chapter wise weightage, care should be taken to cover all chapters.
Scheme of questions
- There will be no choice in the question paper.
- Weightage to difficulty level of questions
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