Bachelor of Science-Home Science

Stream Science
Course Type Degree
Duration 3 Years

Home Science covers the study of the various sciences that involve nutrition, health and growth measures including the science that deals with the environment. The degree course comprises the study of the main topics of Home Science like Food Science, Fundamentals of Resource Management, Foundations of Human Development, Introduction to Fabric and Apparel Science, Foundations of Food and Nutrition, etc. In other words, B.Sc. (Home Science), a degree course that includes the study of various 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.

Entrance Exams:


Most of the colleges in India get students admitted for B.Sc Home Science course directly without any entrance exams. Students get admission according to the marks obtained in their 12th. Minimum of 50 % marks is required for admissions.


Top Institutes:


  • Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat

  • Government Home Science College, Chandigarh

  • St.Teresa's College [STC], Cochin

  • Banaras Hindu University [BHU], Varanasi

  • Mata Sahib Kaur Girls College [MSKGC], Bathinda

  • Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology [OUAT], Bhubaneswar

  • Lovely Professional University [LPU], Jalandhar

  • BFIT Group of Institutions, Dehradun

  • Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University [BBAU], Lucknow

  • Integral University [IU], Lucknow


Career Prospects:


The popular B.Sc Home Science job areas are Apparel Houses, Merchandising Centres, Community Development Programs, Fashion Industry, Hotels, Food Industry, Tourist Resorts, Clubs, etc.


The popular jobs for a home science graduate are:


  • Chef

  • Nutrition Expert

  • Dietitian

  • Food Analyst/ Critic

  • Baby Care Taker

  • Research Assistant

  • Teacher/ Lecturer

  • Assistant Fashion Designer

  • Interior Designer


The salary package is between Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 3 lakh. It also depends on the project/company you are working for. Pursuing a high degree in the field can be more beneficial, needless to say.


  • Students seeking to take admission for this course should have completed higher secondary education (10+2) or any equivalent examination. 

  • Various colleges consider that the student should have a minimum score of 50% in 12th or any equivalent exam.

Entrance Exam - Bachelor of Science-Home Science
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