CBSE Class 10 Home Science Syllabus 2020-21| Check Latest Exam Pattern

CBSE Class 10 Home Science Syllabus 2020-21 has been release by CBSE. Due to Coronavirus pandemic, the board has decided to remove various topics from the syllabus. The written examination will be of 70 marks while Practical will cover 30 marks.

CBSE Class 10 Home Science Syllabus 2020-21

Units Marks 
Human growth & Development – II 12
Management of Resources 12
Food and Personal Hygiene 08
Meal Planning 13
Food Safety and Consumer Education 12
Care and Maintenance of Fabrics and Apparel 03
Total 70
Practical 30
Grand Total 100

Unit I : Human growth & development II

a. Play (birth-5 years), role of play in growth & development of children. Types of play active, passive, natural, serious and exploratory, selection of play material for children.
b. Childhood(3 to11 years)-Age specific milestones- Physical, motor ,social, emotional, cognitive and language
c. Adolescents : Special Features- Physical and biological, motor ,social, emotional, Cognitive and language.

Unit II: Management of Resources: Time, Energy and Money

a) Time Management - Definition and Importance
b) Time plans - Factors affecting time plan
c) Energy Management : Definition and Importance
d) Fatigue and work Simplification

Unit III : Food and Personal Hygiene

a) Principles of hygienic handling and serving of food
b) Hygiene in kitchen
c) Personal hygiene of food handler
d) Hygiene during food storage

Unit IV :Meal Planning

a) Concept of Meal Planning
b) Factors affecting meal planning - age, sex, climate, occupation, cost of food items, number of family members, occasion, availability of food, family traditions, likes and dislikes
c) Basic food groups given by ICMR
d) Use of food groups in planning balanced meal for self and family.

Unit V : Food Safety and Consumer Education

a) Problems faced by Consumer- Price variation, poor quality, Faulty weights and measures, Non-availability of goods, Misleading information, Lack of standardized products
b) Food adulteration : Concept, adulterants(Metanil yellow, Argemone ,Kesari dal) and harmful effects of these adulterants on human health,
c) Food Safety Standards-FSSAI (2006)

Unit VI : Care and Maintenance of Fabrics and Apparel

a) Cleaning and finishing agents used in routine care of clothes.
b) Stain Removal
c) Storage of cotton, silk, wool and synthetics

Deleted Topics in Home Science Class 10 Syllabus 2020-21

Deleted Topics in Home Science Class 10 Syllabus 2020-21

Practicals (30 Marks)

1. Make a suitable play material for children between birth to 5 years (group activity)
2. Plan a balanced meal for yourself.
3. Make a time plan to self for one day.
4. Write a report on any five malpractices you have observed in the market and write your responsibilities as a consumer in each context.
5. Prepare a slogan/poster to create awareness on consumer education
6. Remove stains from white cotton fabric: curry, grease, ball pen ink, lipstick, tea and coffee
7. List five areas of agreement and disagreement each with parents, siblings and
friends, and give your suggestion to improve the relationships.

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