Home Science is the education for \"better living\" and the core of this education is the family ecosystem. It also deals with reciprocal relations between the family and its natural and manmade environments. It aims at getting maximum satisfaction for the person and their family members through the efficient and scientific use of your resources. It gives the person all the knowledge of the scientific procedures involved in making a home beautiful.
Most women work outside the home due to basic economic necessities. In this context, managing and balancing both household and professional life remains essential. Home science education tries to train and educate one to make a perfect interface between these two spheres of women\'s life.
List of Courses:-
- Diploma in Home Science
- Advanced Diploma in Child Guidance and Family Counselling
- B.Sc. in Home Science
- B.Sc. in Household Science
- B.Sc. in Home Science & Nutrition
- M.Sc. in Home Science
- M.Sc. in Family Resource Management
- M.Sc. in Home Management
- M.Sc. in Home Science Extension Education
- Ph.D. in Home Science Foods and Nutrition
- Ph.D in Family Resource Management
Home science course offered in schools and in graduation, mainly females chosen this course and pursuing.
The duration for this course is 3 years.the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination.
The duration for this course is 2 years.The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor\'s degree.
Some of its specialized fields are:-
- Home Management
- Household Science
- Clothing and Textiles
- Child Development
- Foods and Nutrition
- Extension Education
Home science is one of the professional careers in India. There are broad arrays of job opportunities in this field such as in schools and colleges, hospitals, welfare organizations, apparel merchandising, restaurants, fashion journalism, service sectors, counselling and cafeterias.
Home Science students have a wide range of fields that they can enter like Production jobs, sales jobs,Teaching jobs, Research jobs, sales jobs etc.
Students,in this field, can earn income around Rs. 8, 000 to Rs. 12000-15000 every month in the beginning stage. After gaining experience he/she can earn more income. Graduates having interests in catering, teaching and research field can get good income. Food technologists working in food service department is comparatively more. Dietetics & nutrition professionals’ income depends upon their job and area of work.