Government Home Science College
- Bachelor of Science in Fashion Designing More
- Bachelor of Science in Home Science More
- Master of Science in Child Development More
- Master of Science in Clothing and Textiles More
- Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition More
- Master of Science in Home Science More
- Postgraduate Diploma in Child Guidance and Family Counseling More
- Postgraduate Diploma in Fashion Designing More
- Postgraduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics More
Government Home Science College Details
Government Home Science College-Chandigarh is one of the pioneer institutes in Home Science in the country. Since its inception in 1961, it has grown as an excellent educational centre, satisfying the professional and specialized needs of the contemporary woman. The then dynamic Chief Minister of undivided Punjab, Late Sardar Partap Singh Kairon, was instrumental in establishing this prestigious institute which has undergone a long successful journey of expansion.
Government Home Science College-Chandigarh started with a three years degree course in B.Sc. Home Science and has now expanded its horizons in the true sense by offering revamped undergraduate programmes in B.Sc. Home Science by moving towards multi specialization to make it career oriented. The college is located in Sector 10-D, Chandigarh.
Over the years, Government Home Science College-Chandigarh has built up great credibility and gained recognition as a premier institute for education, research and extension work. The beautiful spacious college and hostel buildings offer a peaceful, serene yet stimulating environment to the students. The campus is endowed with well manicured lawns, spacious lecture theatres and laboratories which are a delight to work in.
The faculty comprises of very well qualified and experienced members, instrumental in imparting a high standard of education to its students. The faculty also participates in national and international conferences, seminars and workshops and has technical and professional affiliation.
In anticipation of the changing environment and changing skill requirement of professionals, the curricula has been revised to make it more relevant, holistic, contextual and specialized. Government Home Science College-Chandigarh offers facilities for academic excellence as well as cultural enrichment of the students to build a multifaceted personality and prepare them to face the challenges that lie ahead.
Government Home Science College-Chandigarh has a well equipped library with books on all the subjects related to Home Science. Great importance is attached to independent reading in the library. The library subscribes to a large number of magazines and periodicals which are placed in the library. Students must bring with them their identity-cum-library card (College Diary) when coming to the library/ reading room and produce the same on demand by the library staff or by any member of the teaching staff. Those students who fail to produce the identity card will not be allowed to enter the library. Any girl found damaging/tearing library book(s) will not be allowed to enter the library for that complete academic session.
The College has a Gymnasium with in a campus which is used by students and Faculty.
Government Home Science College-Chandigarh offers B.Sc. Home Science Composite course in five specializations namely Apparel and Textile Design, Dietetics, Hospitality Management, Human Development and Social Welfare, Interior Design Management. Government Home Science College-Chandigarh also offers a degree in B.Sc. Fashion Designing and three Postgraduate degree courses in Clothing and Textiles, Foods and Nutrition, Human Development and Family Relations, three postgraduate Diplomas in Fashion Designing, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Advanced Diploma in Child Guidance and Family Counseling.
Government Home Science College-Chandigarh also runs a laboratory Nursery School, Chaitanya, with 50 students on its rolls, attached to the department of Human Development and Family Relations to impart practical training to its students. Government Home Science College-Chandigarh has made its mark through its participation in the Adult and Community Education Schemes of Panjab University and Government of India by offering short term training to the Gram Sevikas and Associate Village Women of U.T. Chandigarh, besides undertaking projects offered by various universities.
Government Home Science College-Chandigarh has an active Alumni Association working for the betterment of its Alma-mater. From the current year the association proposes to offer Merit Scholarships for Outstanding students and is contemplating to Sponsor education of deserving students hailing from weaker sections of the society.
Government Home Science College-Chandigarh has an active placement cell which liaisons with the related industry and ensures interview and placement of students. It holds regular workshops on personality development, resume writing and associated skill development activities. Soft skill development and entrepreneur workshops are also held regularly. The trained graduates and postgraduates are absorbed in hospitals, industrial units, hotel industries, health fitness clubs, fashion industry and also as teachers, counselors, sales managers, designers, consultants and field workers in extension education and community development programmes.