Home Science (Hons)

No. of Seats 92 (UR: 45, SC: 14, ST: 7, OBC: 25)

The course is truly multidisciplinary in nature and gives knowledge of Social Sciences, Biological and Physical Sciences in addition to all the five areas of Home Science namely: Development Communication and Extension, Fabric and Apparel Science, Food and Nutrition, Human Development and Resource Management. The students are exposed to all the five areas of Home Science in the first year. In the second year, they choose an area of specialization based on merit and interest out of five areas of Home Science and undergo theoretical as well as practical training. Field visits, community work and field placement are a part and parcel of this programme.

At the completion of the course, students can opt for a Master’s degree in Home Science, Social Work, Mass Communication, Development Studies, Human Resource Management, PG diploma in Dietetics, Fashion Designing, Counseling, and Entrepreneurship Development, etc. Those desirous of teaching profession can opt for BEd.

Minimum Eligibility Requirement for Admission to
B.Sc. (Hons) Home Science

A candidate must have obtained at least 50% marks in the aggregate of any three of the following subjects in class XII (at least one subject should be from Group A)

Group A:

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Biology/Biotechnology

Group B:

  1. Psychology
  2. Legal Studies
  3. Botany
  4. Geography
  5. Mathematics
  6. Sociology
  7. Biology/ Biotechnology
  8. Geology
  9. Chemistry
  10. Philosophy
  11. Statistics Commerce
  12. Business Studies
  13. Physics
  14. Computer Science/ Informatics Practices
  15. History
  16. Political Science
  17. Zoology
  18. Economics
  19. Home Science
  20. Accountancy

It is essential to have cleared English.

A candidate must have passed Senior Secondary School Certificate examination (Class XII) of the Central Board of Secondary Education or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto.