Department of Home Science



Department Overview

Coordinator: Prof. Bindu Sharma

Home Science department was established in 2004-05. Home science is an interdisciplinary subject involving the study of Foods and Nutrition, Human Development. Each of these aspects is also multidisciplinary in dealing with the Art and Science of living. Therefore, during the study of Home Science, strong emphasis is placed on the individual, the family and the community as whole. Consequently, considering the importance that Home Science places on Human Development across the life span, the following programmes of study are offered by the Department of Home Science.

Programme/ Courses

The department is currently offering the following programmes of study :

About Programme

It is two year (four semesters) Programme. Multidisciplinary approach to the curriculum in provided by drawing theoretical & Practical Perspectives from ecology, Psychology, education, philosophy, sociology anthropology and social work. The curriculum focuses on inclusion of life-span approach. During the course of study focus is on early childhood education, children with special needs, adolescent and youth, and care of elderly. The excellent academic program is supported by easy access to the department, library, laboratories, Computer & other necessary facilities and at the same time making students aware of various policies and their implementation.

An empirical study under the supervision of faculty is undertaken independently by each student. This provides the experience of planning and carrying out research. Programmes (like workshop with parents, teachers, visits to hospitals, preschool crèches, government organization’s voluntary & non voluntary agencies, guidance & counseling sessions, development of low cost play & teaching material, 1:1experience with children, etc.) serve the dual role of providing laboratory experience and in-depth knowledge to the students.


2 year (4 semester)


Self Finance course

Eligibilty Criteria

50% marks in B.Sc. Home Science/B.Sc. Home Sc. with Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/B.Sc. in Food and Nutrition.



Bindu Sharma


M. Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor

Nidhi Chaudhary

Assistant Professor

M.Sc. Ph.D.

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Programme NameDownload New/ Revised Syllabus
M.Sc. Home Science (Food & Nutrition)
M.Sc. (Human Development)
B.Sc. Hons. Home Science
M.A. Home Science
B.Sc. Home Science
Pre-Ph.D. Coursework (Home Science)
Programme NameDownload Old Syllabus
M.A. Home Science (2022-23)


  • Library- Department of home science has a well-equipped library with a number of textbooks, reference books, journals, and many books covering the various aspects of food & nutrition along with books on home science. The library also has a collection of different magazines, current affairs, and competition books. English and Hindi newspapers are also available in the library. The library presently has an impressive stock of around 1000 books. New books are added to the library throughout the course of each academic session. The library staff is always available to assist students in finding material needed for their coursework and other related pursuits.  
  • Smart Classroom- The department also has smart classes with smart boards and projectors. For attaining the aim of contemporary teaching pedagogy all the modern facilities are available in the department.
  • IT Infrastructure- Department has the facility of a computer lab taking care of the need of students for carrying out their research, articles, and teaching assignments. High-speed internet connectivity, Wi-Fi. Institute has a fully Wi-Fi-enabled campus.
  • Career Counselling Sessions- Institute is providing regular career counseling to all the students with the help of experts.
  • Faculty Rooms

Department students also have access to the university's Infrastructure facilities.

  • Central Library - The University's library has a vast collection of books and journals catering to different areas of specialization in Economics.
  • Health care center
  • Auditorium
  • University computer center
  • Guest house
  • Hostels
  • Gym
  • Playground
  • Canteen
  • Women cell
  • SC/ST cell

Job/ Placement

Job Opportunities
M.Sc. Food and Nutrition : Academic and Research institutions, Hospitals, Food Service Institutions and Industry as Food Analysts, Food Scientist and Research Officers. M.Sc. Human Development : The Programme would enable the graduate to work as teachers, researchers, coordinators, supervisors, programme planners in govt. and NGO/ agencies at national/ international level. Those having background in planning, evaluating, monitoring and organizing skills would be able to work as entrepreneurs and also play advocacy

Our students are well placed in organizations like unique WHO, VLCC, Govt. Hospitals, Lectures in various institutions, Food industries, and Quality controller with food processing industries.

Research & Publication

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  • Department is regularly involved in various social outreach activities like organizing nutritional awareness camps, distributed nutrition diet packages.
  • Department has organized various nutritional camps. (on world heart day, anthropometric measurements, and diabetic camps).
  • Twelve students of the department have been selected as lecturer in different colleges In the state.
  • Thirteen students of the department have been appointed as dietitian in different hospitals in the state.

M.Sc. (Food & Nutrition)
No. of Seats : 30

M.Sc. (Human Development)
No. of Seats : 20

B.Sc. Hons. Home Science
No. of Seats : 60