List of Postgraduate Courses in Home Science


Home Science deals with the art of managing resources efficiently. It is a science which helps individuals in achieving a happier as well as healthier home. It is an area of Science, which has its own sub-divisions. Food and Nutrition, Textiles and Clothing, Resource Management, Human Development, Education and Extension are the major areas that come under Home Science. The candidates who complete their graduation courses with Physics, Chemistry and Biology in their first year can opt for the Post graduation programmes in Home Science.

List of Postgraduate Courses

  • M.Sc in Food Nutrition and Dietetics
  • M.Sc in Fabric and Apparel Science
  • M.Sc. Family Resource Management
  • M.Sc. Home Science
  • M.Sc. Human Development
  • M.Sc. Resource Management and Consumer Service
  • M.Sc. Child Development and Family relations
  • M.Sc. Home Management
  • M.Sc. Home Science Education and Extension
  • M.Sc. Human Development and Family Studies
  • Ph.D. Home Science
  • Ph.D. Resource Management and Consumer Service
  • Ph.D. Child Development
  • Ph.D. Human Development and Family Studies
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Home Science

Career Prospects

The aspirants who complete the Post graduation course in Home Science have numerous career options. They can seek jobs in various industries. Production industry, tourism industry, service industry are some major industries, which provide job opportunities in the industrial sector. The individuals who work in the major industries have to concentrate in dress making, food preservation, specialize in cooking, textile designing, fashion designing, dress manufacturing, etc. Also, they can also opt for jobs in teaching, technical jobs, or even sales jobs. The technical jobs include food scientists, research assistants, demonstrators, food analysts, etc. Those who wish to work independently have scope of working as a nutrition consultant or a research analyst. Supervision and maintenance of house keeping departments of hotels, tourist resorts, fast food joints, catering units etc. are some service sector job options. Those who have completed the PG course in Home Science can expect good remuneration. People who are working in the teaching, catering and research sectors are really paid well.



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    is their any job for B.Sc {chemistry, botany ,microbiology}in cftri