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Old June 13th, 2014, 11:32 AM
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sir tell me the best books for ARS/NET for seed science and technology... and how can i get the sucess...
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Old October 3rd, 2015, 02:32 PM
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hello sir please suggest books for ARS NET and ICAR NET for agriculture microbiology
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microbiology - by prescot ,
microbiology - by michael pelczar
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Old November 16th, 2015, 03:12 PM
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Can you pls suggest books for ARS NET ,environmental sciences..
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Old August 26th, 2019, 12:28 PM
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Can you provide me the ARS/ NET Exam Syllabus for Home Science as I will buy Books for it accordingly whose exam is conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)?
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Old August 26th, 2019, 12:29 PM
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The ARS/ NET Exam Syllabus for Home Science as I will buy Books for it accordingly whose exam is conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) is as follows:

ARS/ NET Exam Syllabus for Home Science

Unit 1:- Human Nutrition, Health and Interventions.

Balanced diet-Food groups, Food pyramid. Macro and micro nutrients in human nutrition-Carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins, minerals and water - requirements, sources, functions, metabolism and effects of deficiency and toxicity of the nutrients. Nutrients interrelationship. Inborn errors of metabolism. Phytochemicals, antioxidants, prebiotics and probiotics, functional foods and nutraceuticals. Drug and nutrient interaction.
Diet & nutritional therapy in disorders of obesity, underweight, gastro intestinal tract, kidney, liver, heart, lungs, cancer, diabetes mellitus, food allergies and intolerances,. Major Public Health and Nutritional problems in India-Causes, magnitude and distribution. Assessment of Community Nutritional status by Standard methods. National Nutrition Policy, National and International organizations programmes to combat malnutrition. Nutritional epidemiology, Public health aspects of human nutrition. Objectives, Principles and Importance of Nutrition education, Nutrition monitoring and Surveillance.

Unit 2:- Food Science and Processing Technologies
Need & Scope of Food Science, Physico-chemical properties of foods, Methods of cooking-merits & demerits, factors affecting cooking. Sensory evaluation and Consumer acceptability, Food fortification, enrichment and supplementation. Food additives and Preservatives. Anti-nutritional factors & Toxicants in foods. Food hygiene and sanitation, Food-borne illnesses, infections and food poisoning. Food Adulteration, Food Standards, Laws & Regulations for food safety.Post harvest losses, food spoilage and its causes. Food Processing techniques, effects on nutritional value, food packaging and labeling. Quantitative and Qualitative changes during post harvest handling and processing of foods. Principles and methods of food processing, drying, concentration, freezing, cryogenic freezing fermentation, irradiation, canning, sterilization, pasteurization. Processing & packaging techniques for cereals, millets and legumes, milk and milk products, fruits and vegetables, nuts and oilseeds, meat, fish and poultry. Role of warehousing corporation and Food Corporation of India on post harvest conservation. Storage of perishable and non-perishable foods, traditional and modern food storage.

Unit 3 : Textile Science, Fashion Designing and Garment Production
Natural and Man-made fibers: Classification and Processing. Textile testing and Quality Control, importance of textile and apparel testing; textile performance standards and various organizations associated. Fibre, yarn and fabric testing, Dyes and Pigments - classification dyeing techniques (solution dyeing, fibre dyeing, yarn dyeing, piece and garment dyeing), resist dyeing. Methods of printing (block, screen, stencil, roller, transfer printing and batik). Principles of weaving - basic weaves, (plain, twill and satin), decorative/fancy weaves (jacquard, dobby, leno, double cloth, warp and weft figuring, pile weave). Knitting (principles, classification and knitting machines). Technological advances in dyeing and printing. Finishes- Principles and methods of washing and finishing. Stain removal. Care and Storage of clothes.
Anthropometric measurements (importance and techniques); clothing construction (basic principles of drafting, flat pattern and draping methods), flat pattern making, principles of pattern making, draping; standards, grading and alteration of basic block; Clothing requirements for different age groups, factors affecting clothing choices and fashion trends. Use of CAD in textile industry. Role and importance of textile and garment industry in Indian economy. Marketing of textiles and clothing- Price determination (different methods of pricing), Export and import procedure and policies, Sale promotion techniques. Status of Textile and Apparel industries in the Global Scenario.

Unit 4 : Human Development and Family Dynamics
Stages of human development (prenatal development stage, infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, adolescence, early and middle adulthood, old age and maturity). Physical, emotional, intellectual, social, moral, language and personality development. Role of family, school and peer interaction in the development of the child. Theories of child/human development with special reference to cognitive development theories. Socio-cultural aspects of population growth and population policies. Developmental programmes for women and children. Status of women in India, rights of women and children, national policy for children, national commission for women. Marriage - concept and meaning. Readiness for marriage-physiological, social, psychological and others. Premarital association, premarital guidance and counseling. Approaches to study family-developmental social, psychological and educational. Family planning. Legal aspects: laws regarding marriage, adoption, divorce, inheritance. Children with special needs (types of impairments: physical, visual, auditory, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, speech defects, and learning disabilities). Special education for children with developmental challenge. Trends and issues in early childhood care and education. Parent and community education. Theories of Personality development. Pubertal changes and effects on personality development. Developmental tasks of adolescence and problems faced.

Unit 5 : Family Resource Management and Consumer Science
Systems approach to Family Resource Management, Concept, Planning, Resources, management processes communication. Art principles and Interior enrichment, Housing and Space design, household energy and equipment, Family finance and Consumer education. Process of management. Decision making process. Application of management process to time, money and energy for work simplification. Application of Mundels classes of change in household work, agricultural and allied tasks. Energy crisis, its causes and implications for energy management in homes. Equipment, tools and accessories for rural and urban houses. Guidelines for budgeting. Banking, e-banking and insurance. Credit. Consumer rights, Consumer Protection Act and other laws.Elements and principles of art and their application in interior decoration. Design and its type. Colour-its importance in interior decoration, colour theories, colour schemes and their application in interior decoration. Furniture and household furnishing-types, selection, care and maintenance. Wall and window types- treatments. Floor and floor coverings. Lighting-functions, natural and artificial light. Flower arrangement, tools and accessories used. Functional design and arrangement of work places for different occupational activities. Ergonomic designing of furniture and equipment. Determining physiological cost of work. Planning interiors for people with special needs. Environment and health hazards due to pollution. Concepts of household and farm waste and its utilization techniques. Environmental education and rain water harvesting.

Unit 6: Home Science Extension and Communication Communication Methods
Home Science extension education: concept, principles, philosophy, objectives and approaches. Genesis of rural development programmes in India. Community Development and Integrated Rural Development- concept, principles and objectives. Relationship between family and community development. Gender sensitivity in extension education programmes.Leadership-concept, types, identification, training and mobilizing local leaders for community participation. Problems of women leaders. Panchayati Raj-philosophy, concept, functioning and scope. Extension methods and audio-visual aids. classification, selection, use and production. Modularized communication- concept, approach, need , process of designing instruction for transfer of communication. Concept, functions, key elements, theories and models of communication. Barriers to communication. Revolution in communication strategies. Advanced techniques in mass communication and soft-ware production. Participatory communication theories and models, designing and developing participatory massage. Concept, need and constraint of community based learning. Concept, steps, principles and theories of programme planning. Application of programme planning for Home Science Extension through PERT and CPM. Evaluation concept, significance, methods and tools for monitoring and evaluation. Development programmes, viz. Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP), Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA), Training of Rural Youth for Self Employment (TRYSEM), Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs). Role of Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) in extension, SWOT analysis of development programmes. Programmes and agencies promoting women as entrepreneurs. Types and techniques of training for developing entrepreneurial activities in Home Science areas. Self Help Groups- concept, organization, mobilization and functioning of SHGs for sustainability. Human Resource Development- concept, need and strategies.
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