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M.Sc Home Science: Course Details, Fees, Eligibility, Admission Process, Career Scope & Jobs, Syllabus

Updated By Abhik Das on 21 Oct, 2021
Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
10 K-45 K INR annual
Exams Accepted
IIT JAM, CUCET, KSET (Karnataka) ...
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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

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 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.

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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