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Re-Accredited by NAAC with “A” Grade College with Potential for Excellence - UGC
Department of Home Science

It was the far sighted vision and zealous effort of the then Principal Mother Digna and Mother Bernadine, the Foundress of the department that culminated in the establishment of the Department of Home Science in 1958 with the commencement of the UG Course. Fifty five years of merit and excellence have rolled by in the history of the Home Science Department. Post Graduate courses in Family Resource Management, Child development and Food and Nutrition commenced in 1962, 1964 and 2001 respectively. in the year 1985 trhe department was recognized as a research centre - the only research centre for Home Science under mahatma Gandhi University. Today the Home Science curriculum has been restructured and scientifically planned to make it multidimensional and skill oriented. Backed by a competent faculty team, the department excels in all the three aspects of higher education - teaching, research and extension. (click here for details)


The  vision is the true empowerment of women who would build wholesome families, create healthy societies and contribute to the betterment of the nation and the world at large.


Our mission is to equip, enable and empower young women to lead professionally rewarding and personally satisfying lives.


Establishment of the Department  - 1958

  • UG Programme in Home Science - 1958
  • PG Course in Family Resource Management - 1962
  • PG Course in Child Development - 1964
  • Research Centre - 1985
  • PG Course in Food and Nutrition - 2001
  • Community College - Diploma in Health Care Assistance - 2015
  • B.Voc. in Food Processing Technology - 2015
  • B.Sc. Counseling Psychology - 2016
  • Centre for Remediation of Learning Difficulties and Communication Disorders - 2016

Courses offered



1. Child Development  -  (click-here-for-course-outline-)
2. Resource Management and Interior Designing - ( Click here for course outline )
3. Food Science and Nutrition       - (click here for course outline.)


  1.  B.Sc Home Science - (click here for course outline.. )
  2. B.Voc. in Food Processing Technology (Click here for course outline )
  3. B.Sc. Counseling Psychology  (Click here for course outline ...)


  1. UGC sponsored Diploma in Health Care Assistance - (click here for course outline)
  2. UGC sponsored Career Oriented Course in Guidance and Counselling


  1. M.Sc. Dietetics and Food Service Management (DFSM)
  2. Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (NHE)



Phone : 0484- 2380691

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