The department was started in 1968 under the leadership of Smt. Eliyamma George.The deparment offers B.S.c Family and Community Science, M.S.c Nutrition and Dietetics, M.Sc Textiles and Costumes Science, B.Sc Textiles and Fashion Technology, PG.Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics and career oriented Add-on courses. PG.Diploma course was introduced in the year of 1997 and M.S.c in Nutrition and Dietetics began in 2004 .M.Sc Textiles and Costumes Science course was introduced in the year of 2014 and B.Sc Textiles and Fashion Technology course was introduced in the year of 2015. The department owns the prestige of securing university rank consistently from the time of it's inception. The department is Packed by a competent team of faculty members who are research guides, actively involved in board of studies and academic council. Students are constantly inspired and intellectually stimulated by researchers and academicians who are pushing the boundaries of knowledge.
WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT HOME SCIENCE?
The father of our nation,Gandhiji cherished the objective that, education must meet the demands of modern life. With this view today Home Science has emerged as a unique academic subject. Home Science is a subject with multidirectional avenues. Hence it may be a discipline, which can bridge the gap between science and it's application for the betterment of family living. But now, the subject has moved out of the homes to reach community and the nation. it integrates the application of knowledge synthesis from different sciences and humanities to improve the human environment, family nutrition, management of resources, child development and consumer competence. Thus it is the science, which makes women to live in a standard way in the community as a Dietitian, Nutritionist, Teachers, Researchers, Food analyst, Quality controllers etc.
COURSES UNDER TAKEN
B.Sc Home Science- Family and Community Science(main)
B.Sc Home Science- Textiles and Fashion Technology (main)- Self Financing
Complimentary - Chemistry & Botany / Physics / Zoology
M.Sc Home Science (Nutrition and Dietetics) -Self Financing
M.Sc Home Science (Textiles and Costumes Science) -Self Financing
PG Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics-Self Financing
Add on Courses - Basics of Fashion Designing.
In addition to the above, the department is engaged in research programmes, conducting exhibition, community development programmes, nutrition education programmes and camps in schools, villages and nutritionally affected areas and providing diet counselling facilities.
Family and Community Science
Dietitian, Nutritionist, Nutrition Officers, Diet Counselors, Food Analyst, I.C.D.S officers & supervisors, Textile designers, Interior Decorators, Extension workers & project workers.
Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietitian, Nutritionist, Nutrition officers, Food analyst, Quality controllers, Researchers and research associates, Faculty memebers, Diet counsellors, child welfare officers, Catering managers, placements in NGO's, Entrepreneurs, Registered Dietitian etc.
Textiles and Costumes Science and Textiles and Fashion Technology
Textile industries, Costume designers, Fashion journalist, Merchandisers, Teaching, Fashion Choreographers, Modeling field.
Maintains an excellent academic record with cent per cent results.
University ranks for various years
Well equipped lab
Engaging students in various activities
Helping them to develop their skills.
Information, communication and technology enabled teaching methods
Highly qualified and experienced faculties.
Assistance in placements and training.
Head & Associate Professor
Department of Home Science
Thrissur-9, Kerala, India.
Ph : +91-487-2332080