Home science top colleges, Highlights & Eligibility.

Home science is a part of science that deals with the study for "better living". The topic involves all the things that concern the person, home, family members and resources, family ecosystem, how to make a home beautiful, improvement of human environment, family nutrition, management of resources and child development.


Top Colleges:

  • Lovely Professional University, Chandigarh
  • BFIT Group of Institutions, Dehradun
  • Integral University, Lucknow
  • Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Amethi
  • Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Swami Vivekananda Subharti University, Meerut
  • Vidyavati Girls College, Ghaziabad


  • Candidates can go for both bachelor and then masters course in the subject "Home Science" which is of 3 and 2 years respectively.
  • The topic usually covers mainly three areas that is Food and Nutrition, Human Development and Family Resource Management.
  • Home science as a field of study is application oriented and prepares one for many professions.


Courses and Eligibility:

CourseDurationEligibilityEntrances
Bachelor in Home Science3 years10+2 or equivalent qualification from a recognized Board with science stream,  a relevant entrance test in the case of some institutes.
Institutions provide its own examination, 12th exam, OUAT
Masters in Home Science2 yearsBachelor’s degree from a recognized university in any of Home Science, Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, Biology, etc with a minimum score of 45% at the level of graduation.
Institutions provide its own examination, bachelor degree final exam is must, MCAER CET


Top Recruiters:

  • Elico Healthcare Services Ltd.
  • BCS-Insilico Biology.
  • Indegene LifeSystems.
  • Aon Hewitt.
  • Cactus Communications.
  • Accenture.


Admission Process: 

  • Candidates can get admission into the bachelor course of Home science after completing their +2 with minimum aggregate mark. The institutions conduct their own entrance test to take admissions.
  • After Bachelor, Students can go for masters' course through different private entrance exams.
  • A round of Personal Interview is also conducted for assessment of the candidate’s aptitude, in cases of some institutes.


Syllabus:

  • Environmental science
  • Resource management
  • Fashion studies
  • Fundamentals of nutrition
  • Fundamentals of textiles
  • Physical sciences
  • Nutrition for the family
  • Personal finance consumer science
  • Communication system social change
  • Therapeutic nutrition
  • Advance apparel and design
  • Care and children with illness
  • Housing for family living
  • Residential interior space design


Skills Required:

  • Possess a scientific approach
  • be able to organize things
  • aesthetic and creative ability
  • good communication skills
  • Common sense & doing practical work related to household affairs


Top Entrances:

  • MCAER CET
  • OUAT Entrance Exam
  • UPCATET
  • GSAT
  • AGRICET


Job Prospects:

Job PostJob descriptionSalary
Nutrition Expert
Dieticians or Nutritionists, many of whom require specialized certification and education, Nutrition Specialists or Nutritionists are health professionals specializing in diet, food, and nutrition.
INR 6,00,000
Food Analyst
apply their knowledge of chemistry, biology, and engineering to develop and improve foods. They may also alter a food product's nutritional flavor, value, texture or appearance, as well as its packaging and production processes
INR 4,45,000
Baby Care Taker
engage children in age-appropriate play activities and plan simple lessons, organize outings, and teach basic social skills such as discipline and personal hygiene.
INR 2,50,000
Cook/Chef
take part in the creation of recipes and advanced items, assigning less complicated tasks to Sous Chefs and Cooks, ensure continued efficiency of the kitchen and production of consistent, quality food.
INR 9,60,000
Research Assistant
operate within research-oriented science or social science, with strong technical writing, communication, computer, and organizational skills.
INR 3,00,000


FAQs:

Q: What are the applications of home science course?
A: Home Science course integrates the application of various sciences and humanities to improve human environment, management of resources, family nutrition, and child development.


Q: What are the job profiles one can have after a degree in Home science?
A: After a degree in Home science, one can have varity of options such as Nutrition Expert, Food Analyst, Baby Care Taker, Cook/Chef, & Research Assistant etc.


Q: What is the job role of a Nutrition Expert?
A:  Nutrition Specialists or Nutritionists are health professionals specializing in diet, food, and nutrition.


Q: What are the skills required for home science?
A: The skills required for a career in home science are-

  • Possess a scientific approach
  • be able to organize things
  • aesthetic and creative ability
  • good communication skills
  • Common sense & doing practical work related to household affairs


Q: What is the eligibility to do a master degree in Home science?
A: The eligibility for a master degree in home science is Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in any of Home Science, Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, Biology, etc with a minimum score of 45% at the level of graduation.


Q: Which are the top recruiters for Home Science?
A: Elico Healthcare Services Ltd, BCS-Insilico Biology, Indegene LifeSystems,  Aon Hewitt, Cactus Communications, Accenture are the top recruiters for home science.


Q: What is the average salary of a Food Analyst?
A: The average salary of a food analyst is INR 4,45,000.


Q: What are the top colleges for home science course?
A: The top colleges for home science course are-

  • Lovely Professional University, Chandigarh
  • BFIT Group of Institutions, Dehradun
  • Integral University, Lucknow
  • Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Amethi
  • Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Swami Vivekananda Subharti University, Meerut
  • Vidyavati Girls College, Ghaziabad

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