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Institute of Home Economics (IHE), New Delhi Institute of Home Economics is a Government College and it was established in 1961 and accredited by NAAC. Institute of Home Economics offers 18 courses in Education, Paramedical, Media and Mass Communication, Arts and Humanities, Vocational streams. Popular courses are BSc, BA, B.El.Ed, PGD, MSc.

New Delhi (Delhi) Approved by : NAAC
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Institute of Home Economics, New Delhi Overview

Institute of Home Economics

Institute of Home Economics, New Delhi is one of the top colleges affiliated to University of Delhi. Surrounded by various Top educational institutes in the suburbs of Hauz Khas, South Delhi, the college has made a reputation for itself in the field of women’s education. It is a NAAC “A” accredited college which provides  Undergraduate and Postgraduate in various disciplines along with PhD in Home Science. 

Initially started by a registered Co-operative society way back in 1961, the college completed it’s 50 years of existence recently in the year 2011. During its yesteryears, the college only provided a 2-year Diploma Course in Home Science which was further followed by a 1-year Teacher Training Course in Home Science. During it’s developing years, the college changed hands from the Co-operative society to a Trust “Home Economics Education Society” with Mrs Rameshwari Nehru as the President and Dr(Mrs) S. Malhan as the founder Director of the college. 

IHE, New Delhi became a constituent college of the University of Delhi in the year 1969 and within a few years two more new programmes were introduced, i.e 1-year Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics & Public Health & Nutrition and 3-year B.Sc (Hons) in  Home Science. 

In the year 1987, Lt. Giani Zail Singh, the then President of India laid the foundation stone of what was to become the present day college campus in Hauz Khas Enclave, in addition to the existing campus DLF provided the Co-operative society on a 99-year lease. The same year also marked the introduction of IHE’s first Postgraduate programme- 2-year M.Sc Home Science in Textile and Clothing. 

Later, another 2-year M.Sc Home Science in Food and Nutrition was introduced in 1993. In a few years, it introduced a Four Year Integrated Degree Course in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) in 2004. The college today imparts professional education to more than 1500 girls from different social strata in various Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate level. It also has some Doctoral Research Programmes in addition to some Short term courses.

IHE shifted to its new campus in the year 2001 and with better facilities to aid its motto-” KARTAVYA SARVA SADHAKAM” the college has since achieved greater heights in the field of academic excellence. 

Late Dr APJ ABDUL KALAM, former President of India, addressed the students of IHE, New Delhi during it’s Golden Jubilee Celebration in 2011 which is a major event in the history of the college. The college is blessed to have his guidance as to their Pilot in its journey. 



IHE Top Courses & Fees Institute of Home Economics Courses

PGD 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 25.2 K
BSc 6 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 17.9 K
B.Tech 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 17.9 K
B.El.Ed 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 17 K
BA 1 Courses Offered
MSc 2 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 25.2 K - 25.3 K
Certificate 6 Courses Offered
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Scholarship at IHE

Scholarship in the Institute of Home Economics is a special scheme by Govt. of India which is applicable for students of Jammu & Kashmir for all regular three-year undergraduate programmes. Under this scholarship scheme, 2 additional seats are allotted for students of Jammu & Kashmir. A provisional admission slip issued by AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education) is enough for direct admission under this scheme subject to verification of ...

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IHE Awards and Rankings

Sh. J.D. Memorial Award for best student in english.

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Does Institute of Home Economics, Delhi have an undergraduate Interior Designing course?

-MuskanUpdated on October 22, 2020 10:47 AM
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Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Institute of Home Economics, Delhi does not provide an undergraduate course in Interior Designing. However, it offers a short-term Certificate Course in 'Event Management and AUTOCAD && Interior Designing'. The duration of the course is 6 months and it is offered by the Department of Resource Management.

If you are looking for admission to an undergraduate course in Interior Design colleges such as International Polytechnic For Women (IPW), New DelhiApeejay Institute of Design (AID), New Delhi and Jagannath Institute of Management Sciences - (JIMS) Delhi are most popular in Delhi. To explore more options, feel free to either ...


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IHE , New Delhi is Government college.

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IHE , New Delhi was established in the year 1961.

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Contact Details of Institute of Home Economics, New Delhi

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    011-26532402 , 011-46018108
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    ['F-4', ' Hauz Khas Enclave Near Hauz Khas Metro Station New Delhi', ' Delhi 110016']