Doctoral degree programme in all five areas of Home Science

PhD Programme

Faculty members of the College guide PhD students in different areas of Home Science, Biochemistry and Microbiology. The students can seek admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme in the Department of Home Science, University of Delhi in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Food and Nutrition
  2. Human Development
  3. Fabric and Apparel Science
  4. Resource Management and Design Application
  5. Development Communication and Extension


Eligibility Requirements for Admission to
Ph.D Programme

a)  M.Phil. Degree of Delhi University or any other University established by law for the time being in force or any other degree recognized or equivalent thereto, in the      subject in which the candidate wishes to pursue a course of research or in a subject allied thereto with at least 50% marks or an equivalent grading.


b)  A good academic record with first or high* second class Master’s degree of an Indian or a foreign university in the subject concerned or allied subject (*High second  class would mean at least 55% marks in the subject).

c) The teachers of the University of Delhi and it’s colleges, the teachers of other universities or colleges and institutions affiliated to these universities, as also the teachers  of foreign universities, having a minimum of 55% marks in the Master’s Degree and having worked for a minimum of three years in a permanent position may be  registered for Ph. D. directly on recommendation of the Departmental Research Committee.

For more details, the candidates may refer to ordinance VI B of the University of Delhi available at: