The Department of Home Science is one of the premier Department established under Sambalpur University in the year 1976. This Department is offering post graduate courses in MA/M.Sc Home Science in Food & Nutrition (F&N) and Human development and Family studies(HDFS) with specialisations public health nutrition, public health aspect of malnutrition, advance clinical nutrition, entrepreneurship in food service, food processing for F&N and Adolescent and Youth, Gender and Development, Women Studies, gerontology, Advanced Family Studies for HDFS and M.Phill (H.Sc.) with specialization Food and Nutrition. Ph.D course as per new UGC guideline is also running from 2012.
In the year 2010 UGC sanctioned two year M.Tech. course in Food Science and Technology in collaboration with School of Life Sciences and School of Chemistry under self financing course. M.Sc. (Food science and Nutrition) under self finance course started from 2011-12. PG Department of Home Science is acting as nodal centrefor Food Science Technology and Nutrition. Over the year the Department is engaged in research and extension activities and produced good number of M.Phill and Ph.D. students. The students passed from this Department have qualified NET and also employed in different colleges, NGO, dietician in hospitals and other professional jobs.
Our vision and mission is to undertake extension education and empirical research studies on the vulnerable group of the society to cater the needs of the people of Western Orissa.
|Sl.No||Facilities||Major Equipments availablet|
|1||Building - one||1. Equipment related to Nutrion Lab.|
|1||Teaching Labarotories- two||2. Equipment related to Textile|
|2||Computer Laboratory-one||3. Equipment related to Computer Lab|
|3||Seminar Hall-one||4. Teaching aids|
|4||Teaching Room-two||5. sophisticated equipments in M.Tech lab|
Placement record of the student, if any:
Large number of students after passing from this Department have joined as faculty in different private and Govt. colleges. Some of the students have also got some placements as a dietician in some hospitals and some also engaged in NGO centers. Few number of students after qualifying NET have pursuing their Ph.D. and higher studies in specialized courses