About

 “Home Science means the art of managing resources efficiently and 

the science of achieving a healthy and happy home as well as successful career.”

Home Science is an interdisciplinary field of  knowledge which draws upon many disciplines such as Child development, Food & Nutrition, Textile & Apparel Designing, Human Development and Family Studies, Family Resource Management,  Chemistry, Statistics, Physiology, Biology, Environmental science, Economics and Rural Development etc. The home science aims at achieving and maintaining the welfare and well being of home, social and family life in an ever changing society. Home management requires skill and scientific knowledge which does not limit itself to activities within the home but also forms the basis of a challenging profession. Home Science subject is largely scientific in nature and hence requires an analytical mind and scientific acumen. A practical approach, aesthetic, creative and rational attitude will be required to be in this field. This combination of science and art holds five areas of Home Science.

 

  • Foods and Nutrition,
  • Family Resource Management,
  • Human Development and Family Studies,
  • Textile and Apparel Designing,
  • Home Science Extension education.

Vision

 Train youth to build up ideal families and motivate them to become agents of social change by stimulating their creative faculties, powers of reasoning and reflection.

Mission

  • Provide scientifically planned, multi-dimensional, skill oriented, personality development courses, which enable students to excel in areas of health,family care,community service and more importantly diverse careers and professions in today’s context.
  • Provide education not only to acquire knowledge but also to inculcate a sound philosophy for holistic living.
  • Educate students towards independence and equality by inculcating a sense of self-worth, integrity and purpose.
  • Empower students to respond creatively and with a sense of responsibility to the contemporary needs of the society.
  • Provide quality education and at the same time inculcate a spirit of service and dedication.

Goals

  • To discover and develop student’s skill & talents to be used for self-empowerment
  • To deal with the economics and management of family & community.
  • To promote social awareness by way of visiting  to different institutions.
  • To promote all round development of students through co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • To impart quality education to socially weaker section of the society with minimum expenditure and maximum benifit.               

Career Prospects

Home science graduates usually find employment in Teaching, Research, Institutional Management, Extension and Social Welfare, Business and Industrial Concerns, Communication and Self Employment.

  • Production jobs - This covers food preservation, dress-making, specialized cooking. Graduates of Home Science can go on to enter the textile business, fashion designing, interior designing etc. or even work in hotels, the food industry etc.
  • Research jobs - These projects involve educating specific segments of the population such as mothers, farmers, villagers on the food value of certain food items.
  • Sales jobs - Sales promotion of handicrafts, home decore items and food items are given to home science graduates granted they have relevant information and experience.
  • Service jobs - Maintenance and supervision of house keeping departments at tourist resorts, hotels, catering facilities, restaurants etc.
  • Teaching jobs - THE recognized qualification for a primary school teacher is a Bachelors degree in Home Science and many postgraduates also are taken on as senior secondary school teachers and college professors.
  • Technical jobs - Manufacturing industries do require home science graduates to serve as research assistants, food analysts, food scientists etc.
  • Entrepreneurs : Home science graduates become entrepreneurs and can provide employment to others.
  • In textiles area and as Merchadiser or Designer
  • As Nutritionist and Dietition in Hospitals and Food Sector
  • In hotel Industry in F&B or in House Keeping at tourist resorts, hotels, catering facilities, restaurants .
  • Institutional catering is a major area, which involves taking care of nutrition and diet at schools, colleges, factories, clubs, military canteens and so on. One can work with food product manufacturers or in food product development.
  • Resource management is an evolving field, which spans family finance and consumer studies, housing and space design, ergonomics in design development, interior design and decoration, entrepreneurship and institutional management.
  • In social Work and Human Development
  • As family counsellors
  • In teaching profession
  • As entrepreneurs in the field of textiles, food, baking and confectionary
  • As researcher

Course

Duration -  3 Years 

Seats - 60

Eligibility - 10+2 with minimum 45% Marks

Affiliation - Kumaun University, Nainital

Duration -  2 Years 

Seats - 20

Eligibility - B. Sc. (Home Science)/ B. Sc.(ZBC)/ B. Sc.(Food Technology) with minimum 55% Marks

Affiliation - Kumaun University, Nainital

Duration -  2 Years 

Seats - 20

Eligibility - B. Sc. (Home Science)/ B. Sc.(ZBC)/ B. Sc.(Textile Technology/ Chemistry) with minimum 55% Marks

Affiliation - Kumaun University, Nainital

Duration -  2 Years 

Seats - 20

Eligibility - B. Sc. (Home Science)/ B. Sc.(ZBC)/ B. Sc.(PCM)/ B. Sc. (Interior Decoration & Architect) with minimum 55% Marks

Affiliation - Kumaun University, Nainital

Faculty

  FACULTY DESIGNATION  
  Dr. Anupama Mishra Principal  
  Dr.Janki Joshi Asst. prof.  
  Dr. Sunita Rani Asst. prof.  
  Ms. Shaba naaz Asst. prof.  
  Ms. Simran Kaur Asst. prof.  
  Ms. Mamta Kandpal Asst. prof.