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Home Science Course, Institutes and Career Opportunities

According to changing conditions, there are so many new courses being introduced in the science stream to improve the human resources. Among them recently home science course has become most popular.

What is home science?

Home science is a course designed to improve the quality of family life and home in a much better way. To understand the problems that arise in this scenario and solving those in a professional manner are taught in this course. Moreover according to changing lifestyles the course is designed to help the students to face any situation in life and also to offer them employment through this course.

This course is only for female students:

This course is only for the girl students and is a four years course in which the first two years have five common subjects. From the third year one has to choose a specialization among

Food and nutrition
Family resource management
Home science extension and communication management
Human development and family studies
Textiles and apparel designing

Institutes offering this course

In our state, College of Home Science (Acharya N G Ranga Agriculture University)- Siafabad, Hyderabad is only offering BSc ( Honors-Home science) course.
No of Seats: 100


Intermediate qualified with any combination of Physical sciences, biological sciences or mathematics. Those who have studied till 10th class in villages and children of farmers who have at least 3 acres land has 40% reservation of seats under the farmers quote.

Admission: Based on merit

Further details: www.angrau.net

Higher education:

After completing bachelors degree one can do PG courses with different specializations. If one has interest they can also do PhD. Specializations in this respect are:
Nutrition and dietetics
Apparels and textiles
Child guidance and family counseling
Interior design

Universities offering M Sc (home science) courses:

Sri Venkateswara university- Tirupathi

Acharya NG Ranga agriculture university- Hyderabad
Website: www.angrau.net

Sri Satya Sai institute of higher learning- Anathapur campus

PhD specializations:

Food and nutrition
Human development and family studies
Resource management and consumer sciences
Apparel and textiles
Extension education


There are so many opportunities for candidates who have done home science. In this sector there is a demand of 60 to 40 in the job and employees ration looking out for qualified candidates. Those who have completed this course can find opportunities in different designations in the production industry, tourism, service sector, Food making industries like Dabur, marketing of food products and so on. In the research sector one can settle down as research associate or food scientist. Those who have completed PG can find lot of teaching and research fellowship opportunities. Based on the specialization in the under graduate level, one can get the jobs. For example, those who have done home science with nutrition and dietetics specialization can settle down as dieticians. In the government sector also one can find jobs in the women child welfare ministry. One can also have their own practice like research analyst, nutrition consultant, and interior designer etc. Based on the bachelors degree qualification one can attempt all the government conducted exams like group 1, 2 and civils examinations for the government jobs.


Those candidates with a bachelor’s degree can earn 10 to 20 thousand rupees per month in the beginning of their career. Depending on the education and experience one can earn up to 40 thousand per month later on.

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