B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science or Bachelor of Science Honours in Home Science is an undergraduate Home Science course. Home Science is the profession and field of study that deals with the economics and management of the home and community. B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science is a field of formal study including such topics as consumer education, institutional management, interior design, home furnishing, cleaning, handicrafts, sewing, clothing and textiles, commercial cooking, cooking, nutrition, food preservation, hygiene, child development, managing money, and family relationships. B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science is generally three academic year course and it may be provided on part time basis by certain institutes. The course has six semesters syllabus and it is career providing one to the candidates after its completion.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science Eligibility

  • The candidates should complete their 12th or intermediate examination or an equivalent examination with any two Biology/Natural Sciences, Physical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences and Vocational courses in Home Science.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science Course Suitability

  • Those who can organize things, have aesthetic and creative ability, good communication skills, aptitude for doing practical work related to household affairs and of course, common sense are the most suitable for it.
  • They should have a logical mind along with realistic approach, and a balanced attitude.
  • Other skills which required are the creativity with artistic visualization and they should be aware of health, diet and lifestyle.
  • Those who are willing to go for teaching fields at higher degree level i.e. college and university level both in private and government institutions also are eligible for it.

How is B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science Course Beneficial?

  • The degree course provides good and excellent base for higher degree program in respective subjects and then for further research work.
  • They can become home science teacher in schools after it and after passing educational qualifications such as B.Ed. and NET (after post-graduation) can become permanent teacher and lecturer.
  • Candidates have many options in jobs of food products, baby foods, ready to cook foodstuffs and garments are open to Home Science graduates.
  • They have also the jobs options in technical fields comprising food analysts, food scientists, research assistants, demonstrators etc.


The candidates should complete their 12th or intermediate examination or an equivalent examination with any two Biology/Natural Sciences, Physical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences and Vocational courses in Home Science.
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science Syllabus

    Syllabus of Home Science as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

       Sem. I

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study


    (A) Introduction to Foods
    (B) Human Development

        Sem. II


    (A) Introduction to Clothing Textiles
    (B) Family Resource Management

       Sem. III


    (A) Home Science Extension Education
    (B) Human Nutrition

       Sem. IV


    (A) Interior Design
    (B) Clothing Construction

       Sem. V


    Home Science Extension Education and Rural Development


    Consumer Economics


    Fundamental of Human Development


    Diet Therapy I


    Fashion Designing

       Sem. VI


    Advanced Home Science Extension and Communication


    Diet Therapy II


    Advanced Human Development


    Consumer Products Safety and Legislation


    Statistics and Research Methods (Elective)

Jaipur National University, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan

The University received mandatory approvals and recognitions for its programmes from the National Regulatory Bodies, namely, UGC, AICTE, NAAC, PCI, NCTE, BCI and Nursing Council of India. The School of Distance Education and Learning of the University has also been recognised and approved by the Joint Committee of the UGC-AICTE-DEC..


OPJS University

Churu, Rajasthan

OPJS Means Om Parkash Jogender Singh University. OPJS University is established under the act 16 of 2013 made and promulgated on 2nd Day of August, 2013 by Hon’ble Governor of Rajasthan State.  .

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