Home Science

Home Science



Home Science is both a science and an art related multi-disciplinary field of study involving biology, chemistry, physics, physiology, hygiene, economics, rural development, child development, sociology and family relations, community living, art, nutrition, textiles and home management. One can specialize in any of the five streams of home science - Food and Nutrition, Resource Management, Human Development, Fabric and Apparel Science and Communication and Extension
The professional career for home science is bright with a number of job opportunities. Graduates of home science can get to work at schools, colleges, welfare organizations, textiles, management, interior design, child care management, dietetics and nutrition, and more.




  • Creative ability
  • Aesthetic by Nature
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good Organisation skills
  • Writing skills to produce reports, documentation, leaflets
  • Aptitude for doing practical work related to household affairs




  • Nutrition Consultants
  • Resource Managers
  • Family counsellors
  • Apparel merchandisers
  • Dietician
  • Old Age Homes
  • Catering Business
  • Hobby Centres
  • Interior Designing
  • Researchers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Day Care Centre & Crèches
  • Food Technologists
  • Fabric & Apparel Designers
  • Baking and confectionary
  • Teaching profession            




  • 10+2 with PCB/PCM or Home science as a subject
  • B.A/B.Sc. in Home Science
  • M.A/M.Sc. in Home Science, specialisation in core branches




  • Food and Nutrition
  • Human Development
  • Resource Management 
  • Fabric and Apparel Science
  • Communication and Extension




Delhi University, Delhi


  • Course: B.Sc. Hons in Home Science
  • Eligibility- A candidate must have obtained an aggregate of 50% or more marks in PCB/BT/Biochemistry & 50% or more marks in English or Combination of at least one subject from the above with a maximum of two subjects from the following Maths/Informatics Practices, Economics, home Science, Computer Science, Web Designing, Psychology and Sociology 
  • Selection Process- Merit based


Colleges under Delhi University


  • Bhagini Nivedita College (W)
  • Institute of Home Economics (W)
  • Lady Irwin College (W)


Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana


  • Course: B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science
  • Eligibility- 10+2 with P, C and M/B/ Agriculture/Home Science with at least 50% marks in aggregate
  • Selection Process- Entrance exam (CET)


Mumbai University, Mumbai


  • Course: B.Sc. in Home Science
  • Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics and English as subject
  • Selection Process: Marks Based


Government Home Science College, Chandigarh


  • Course: B.Sc. in Home Science
  • Eligibility- 10+2 any stream with English as compulsory subject
  • Selection Process- Merit list


CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar


  • Course:  B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science
  • Eligibility- 10+2 with 50% PCM/B
  • Selection Process- Entrance Test


CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur


  • Course: B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science
  • Eligibility: 50% marks in 12th class aggregate with English & PCB/ PCM/ PCA (P-Physics, C-Chemistry, B-Biology, M-Mathematics & A-Agriculture/ Arts with Home Science as one of the subjects.
  • Selection Process: Marks Based


Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Uttrakhand


  • Course: B.Sc. in Home Science
  • Eligibility: Intermediate Science with Mathematics or Biology
  • Selection Process: Entrance Test GBPUAT


Banasthali Vidyapith, Jaipur    


  • Course; B.Sc.(Home Science)
  • Eligibility: 50% in 12th Class
  • Selection Process: Marks Based


Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) - AIEEA


All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA)-UG shall be conducted for admission to Bachelor Degree programmes in Agriculture and allied sciences (other than veterinary sciences), at Agricultural Universities on 15% of the University seats (100% seats in RLB CAU Jhansi, NDRI Karnal and Dr. RP CAU Pusa, Bihar)


  • Eligibility: 10+2 examination or equivalent/Inter (Agriculture) with PCB/ PCMB/PCM with 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Course: B.Sc. Community Science
  • Entrance Test -- AIEEA
  • Age: Between 17 to 23 years





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