Home Science is known to be subject which includes both science and art related field of study which draws upon many disciplines like chemistry, physics, physiology, biology, hygiene, economics, rural development, child development, sociology and family relations, community living, art, food, nutrition, clothing, textiles and home management. In a lay man language, it is a subject about home making and household chores. The home science studies deal with the most crucial aspects of modern house – keeping.
The majority of people find jobs in hospitals
organizations or institutional canteens. The other path is to work for Government departments as programme consultants. Some people can even go to opt for work in home economics division of food and utility companies. Self-employment too provides good scope.
Courses to be pursued
• Diploma in Home Science
• Diploma in Food Science
• B.Sc. (Home Science)
• M.Sc. (Home Science)
• M.Sc. (Food Science)
• M.Sc. (Biochemistry)
• M.Sc. (Nutrition)
Usually have normal working hours. They need to travel for meetings.
• Should have a scientific approach • Good organizing skills • Aesthetic and creative ability • Excellent communication skills • Ability to do practical work • Good with household chores • Needs to be logical in thinking • Creative ability • Aware of health
diet and lifestyle.