Candidates who have opted the subject Home Science, the Central Board of Secondary Education has provided the syllabus for them too. The interested students can get the syllabus online from the official website cbse.nic.in. Reading Home Science leads to a career in fashion designing/ textile designing, dietetics, development studies, entrepreneurship etc.
Thus, the CBSE board has also provided a format for the students in terms of the syllabus. The syllabus is divided into two parts. The first one is the theory part and the second one is the practical part. Both parts are equally important for the students. These parts are having various number of units.
There are a total of six units in the theory part. The name of the units from one to six is Human Development: Life Span Approach (Part II), Nutrition during the lifespan, Money Management and Consumer Education, Apparel: Designing, Selection and Care, Community Development and Extension (Part II), and Career Options after Home Science Education.
The CBSE board has also provided the number of periods and the weightage of the marks according to each unit. So, the first unit should be finished in 40 periods, the unit two in 40 periods, unit three in 40 periods, unit four in 40 periods, unit five in 20 periods, and unit six in 5 periods. The practical part should be finished in a total of 35 periods. So, in this way, according to the board, the entire syllabus of Home Science should be completed in 220 periods.
Now, the board has also specified the number of marks that each unit should contain. On the basis of the weightage of marks, the questions would be asked in the board exams. So, the first and second unit contains 30 marks, the third and fourth unit has 35 marks, the fifth and sixth unit possess 5 marks. The practical part is having 30 marks. So in total, there are 100 marks for the Home Science subject.
In the practical part, the candidates will have to do the activities such as Identify the problems of adjustment of adolescents with the help of a tool (group activity) and make a report. Also, spend a day with an aged person and observe the needs and problems. Write a report.
According to the latest news, it is expected that the board may conduct the board exams after February 15, 2019. The board will conduct the exams first for the vocational subjects and then for the core subjects. The skill education exams will be held in the month of February 2019 and for the core subjects, the exams will be held in the month of March 2019. CBSE Date Sheet 2019 is expected to be released in the fourth week of December 2018.
Central Board of Secondary Education is a national level board. It is commonly known as CBSE. CBSE came into existence on November 3, 1962. The board is governed by Union Government of India. There are various schools affiliated to it in India as well as in Foreign countries. The board provides school education and conducts board examination for class 10th and 12th. It also conducts various entrance exams like NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test), CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test), JEE(Joint Engineering Entrance) etc. Its headquarter is in New Delhi, India.