Faculty   Faculty of Arts
Department of Home Science
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Programmes/Classes:
M.Sc. (Food & Nutrition)
M.Sc. (Human Development)
 
Programmes/Class and Duration:
M.Sc. (Human Development)
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.

M.Sc. (Food & Nutrition)
It is a two-year (four semesters) programme. Food & nutrition plays a key role in promoting quality of life of individual as well as community. The excellent academic program is supported by easy access to the department, library, laboratories, computer & other necessary facilities.
The department is well equipped with autoclaves, laminar airflow hood, incubators, ovens, heating plates and high quality microscopes for microbiology studies. Calorimeters, pH meters, laboratory centrifuge, water bath, distil water unit, energy regulator sterilizer and all necessary equipments for biochemistry studies are also available. For hands on experience of the students, outreach activities (like health camp, canteen projects, health awareness programmers) are planned and implemented regularly. Courses have been expanded & diversified to meet the emerging needs & challengers in the area of Food & Nutrition
The Department offers Ph.D. programme in the special areas of Rural   Studies, Political Sociology and the Study of Weaker Sections
Note :  The department also offers Self Finance Course i.e. Master of Social Work(M.S.W.)
Details of this course is available in a separate information brochure for Self Finance Courses.
 
Duration:
M.Sc. Food and Nutrition :   Two year (Four semester programme)
M.Sc. Human Development: Two year (Four semester programme)

Nature/Type Information should be sent separately for Regular and Self Finance Course:

 
Self Finance course
  • Eligibility Condition
  • Food and nutrition:
 Science background, 10+2+3 with food and Nutrition / Food Science and Technology/  B.Sc. Home Science (General) with 50%.
  • Human Development:
The Candidates should have completed 10+2+3 with Human Development or Home Science at B.Sc. level those who have Graduated with Psychology/sociology/social work/special education or any other allied subjects are required to do the remedial/ pre requisites if admitted to the programme as per the recommendations of the head of the departmentacademic advisor.
 
Intake (Number of Seats):
M.Sc. Food and Nutrition:    20
M.Sc. Human Development: 20

 
Designation Name Qulaifications Specializations Email Resume
Coordinator Dr. Archana Sharma Ph.D, M.Sc. Home Science Ancient /Modern Indian History Email Resume
G. Lecturer Dr. Monika Mittal Ph.D, NET Human Nutrition Email Resume
G. Lecturer Dr. Shweta Sharma Ph.D Human Development Email Resume
G. Lecturer Mrs. Shuchi Rastogi M.Sc., NET Human Development Email Resume
G. Lecturer Mrs. Nidhi Chaudhary M.Sc. Food & Nutrition Email Resume
           
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

M.Sc. Food and Nutrition
M.Sc. Human Development
M.Sc Home Science (Texile & Clothing)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 roles.
Placements:
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
   
 
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