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    MSc Home Science

    About M.Sc Home Science

    M.Sc in Home Science is a two years post-graduate degree course that a student can pursue in India holding a relevant bachelor’s degree. It is a course that focuses on the study of principles, methods and techniques through which the professionals can bring changes in the society by improvising the lifestyle of a family.

    The major topics covered in the M.Sc Home Science includes human development, Food science, health and hygiene, clothing and lifestyle. It also helps students learn about new methods and techniques that can be implemented to make the life of people better.

    The purpose of offering this course is to create professionals in who will e involved infringing massive change in the society by making people aware of health, hygiene, environment and sustainable development.   

    M.Sc Home Science Highlights 

    Following  are the major highlights of M.Sc Home Science course

    Course Name 

    Master of Science (M.Sc) Home Science



    Minimum Qualification 

    B.Sc Home Science or equivalent

    Course Fees

    INR 10,000 to 1.50 Lakhs 

    Starting Salary

    Rs 2.40 to Rs 4.00 Lakhs 

    Job Roles

    Housekeeping Manager, Hospitality Manager, Child Attendees, Residence Facilities Manager, Nutrition Guide, Hotel/ Restaurant Administrator

    M.Sc Home Science Eligibility Criteria

    The candidate must hold a B.Sc in Home science degree or equivalent from a recognized university to take admission in M.Sc Home Science course in most of the institutes in India. 

    M.Sc Home Science Admission Process

    Most of the institutes in India that offer M.Sc Home Science course accepts admission on merit basis. Candidates performance in the qualifying degree course is considered for admission. However, certain institute may also take an institute level test to confirm admission in M.Sc Home Science course.

    Candidates must apply at the desired institute by filling in the application form. The eligible candidates will be considered for admission.  

    M.Sc Home Science Syllabus

    M.Sc Home Science is a two years course that can be completed in fours semester. The semester wise syllabus followed in most of the institutes in India is as follows: 

    Semester 1 

    • Child and Human Rights
    • Maternal and Child Nutrition
    • Nutrition and health
    • Extension Management
    • Entrepreneurship Management 

    Semester 2 

    • Computer Application
    • Marketing strategy
    • Clothing and Apparel Design
    • Entrepreneurship Management 

    Semester 3

    • Communication and Skill Development 
    • Heath and Fitness 
    • Advanced Human Development
    • Housing for Family Living

    Semester 4

    • Fashion Technology and Fabric Design
    • Child disabilities and illness 
    • Interior Decoration
    • Environment Management
    • Business Communication 
    • Dissertation

    M.Sc Home Science Career Options and Job Prospects

    After the completion of  M.Sc Home Science course, a candidate can choose various job roles. They can either work in an organisation or even get self-employed. Some of the job roles an M.Sc Home Science candidate  can choose are as follows:

    • Housekeeping Manager
    • Hospitality Manager
    • Child Care Attendant 
    • Residence Facilities Manager 
    • Nutrition Guide 
    • Hotel/ Restaurant Administrator

    FAQs about M.Sc Home Science

    What are the top colleges offering M.Sc Home Science courses ?

    Following are some of the top colleges offering Science courses : Institute of Management-Christ University (Bangalore) , A.G. Teachers College (Ahmedabad) , Ramjas College (New Delhi) , St. Xavier's College (Kolkata) , Miranda House University College for Women (Delhi). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer M.Sc Home Science or not.

    I want admission in M.Sc Home Science. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

    Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test , Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test , Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Engineering Entrance Exam , Institute of Engineering & Management Joint Entrance Examination , Presidency University Master's Degree Entrance Test are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in M.Sc Home Science courses.

    What is the average fee for the course M.Sc Home Science ?

    The average fee for M.Sc Home Science is INR 5000 to 150000 per year.

    What are the popular specializations related to M.Sc Home Science ?

    Some of the popular specializations for M.Sc. (Master of Science) are : Information Law , Food Technology / Processing , Telecommunication , Patient Care Technician , Aquaculture.

    What is the duration of the course M.Sc Home Science ?

    M.Sc Home Science is a 2 year course.
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    Related Questions

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    -Moumita -Updated on Jul-31-20222 Answers

    Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Delhi offers the Master of Science (M.Sc.) programme in a wide range of specializations.

    The eligibility critieria for these programmes include a bachelor's / B.Sc degree in a related discipline.

    Admissions to these programmes are granted on the basis of merit created on the marks scored in an entrance exam conducted by the education division of ICAR.

    Please feel free to write back to us if you need information about any particular M.Sc specialization in IARI.

    Thank you.


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    Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

    Dear student, Lady Irwin College Delhi University offers M.Sc in Resource Management & Design Application along with four other specializations under its M.Sc degree programme. There are two ways of getting admission in the M.Sc Resource Management & Design Application programme of Lady Irwin College - direct admission and through entrance examination. The eligibility criteria for both the scenarios are a bit different and have been discussed below -

    Entrance Exam Eligibility

    B.Sc (Hons/Pass) in Home Science qualified candidates from any recognised University after class XIIth are eligible to apply for M.Sc Resource Management & Design Application entrance-based admission process. Also, the candidates should have qualified any three subjects in the following areas to be eligible to apply for the entrance-based admission process -

    • Human Resource Management

    • Resources and Sustainable Development

    • Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Management

    • Interior Design and Decoration

    • Ergonomic in Design Development

    • Housing and Space Design

    • Family Finance & Consumer Studies

    • Resource Management

    The applicants must have secured at least 55% or more in aggregate at the qualifying exam level to be eligible for the entrance-based admission process.

    Direct Admission Eligibility

    Applicants must have completed their B.Sc (Hons) in Home Science with specialization in Resource Management and Design Application from any recognised University with a minimum aggregate of 60% or more to be eligible for the direct admission process.

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