Lady Irwin College - LIC
The Lady Irwin College is a constituent college for women, in University of Delhi, under the memorandum of Association of The Lady Irwin College Society. With an aim for holistic development of women students, and their capacity building through carefully designed academic programmes and extramural activities. The institute proffers diploma, UG, PG courses in home science, dietetics, public health nutrition, B.Ed in accordance with University of Delhi curriculum. It aims for holistic development of women students, and their capacity building through carefully designed academic programmes and extramural activities. The Lady Irwin College aphorism is VIDYA HI SEWA. The teaching learning transactions true to the motto Endeavour to inculcate a sense of knowledge to serve through carefully designed outreach experiences. The College has always provided headship to other institutions in the nation in teaching, research and extension in Home Science, both at central universities and Home Science colleges with agricultural institutions. Lady Irwin College has celebrated 77 years in 2009.The education in this college aims towards capacity building for entrepreneurship, improved quality of life and overall development of the students. It is a nodal and template institution for Home Science education in the country. The disciplines in the college are artistic, creative, culturally rooted and contemporary. The programmes are scientifically planned which include education in textile technology, food processing, metabolism, environment, sustainable technologies, food safety, health and disease and human development. The focus of college is to have holistic education for the all round development of the students.
With the rich experience and confidence gained by the students, the post-graduates of the department are now placed in important positions with various organizations like Government, International Agencies, NGOs, Food Industries, Catering establishment, Hospitals and Teaching Institutions in India and abroad. They are working as researchers; teachers; public health nutritionists; research and community based programme officers; nutrition consultants and experts in food product development and quality control. Keeping in mind the dual role of women as a homemaker and professional, several of the alumnae have established themselves as entrepreneurs.