The Department of Home Economics came into existence in the year 1932. In 1997 Home Economics Department became the College of Home Science & Women's Development and later, on October 23, 2009 it was re-christened as School of Home Science.
The School works towards the objective of imparting Home Science education to promote cognitive and effective learning among students for technology transport to both urban and rural families within the culturally relevant conditions and eco-based farm household system. It aims to strengthen teaching- extension-research linkages through family and community focused research for holistic improvement to enhance the quality of life of rural and urban families at micro, meso and macro level of the society with added emphasis on promoting professionalism among students.
The five departments, Foods & Nutrition, Textiles & Apparel Designing, Human Development & Family Studies, Family Resource Management and Home Science Extension & Communication Management, have a great deal to offer to those who are interested in higher education in the field of Home Science. The departments offer MSc and PhD programmes in addition to the undergraduate programmes in Home Science and a Diploma course in Fashion Technology. Ever since the four years BSc Home Science Honours programme was introduced, pioneering strides have been made in promoting professional education for students in the form of elective packages in all the areas of specialization in Home Science. In addition, the students also undergo In-plant training/Internship and Rural Awareness Work Experience(RAWE) keeping in mind the changing needs and times of the era.
The School of Home Science(earlier the Dept. of Home Economics) is about 66 years old and one of the oldest in imparting Home Science education in the country. The School offers undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programmes through its various departments.
The School has well-equipped laboratory facilities with modern technology to impart hands-on practical training to the students. Experiential learning is through the various laboratories of the Departments - Foods Lab, Nutrition Lab, Nutrition Research Lab(PG), Diet Counselling Lab, Catering Management Lab, Psychometric Testing Lab, Material Development Lab, Textile Dyeing and Testing Lab, Garment Construction Lab, Apparel and Fashion Designing Lab, Interior Designing Lab, Ergonomics Lab, Computer Lab and Audio Visual Lab.
The school has a spacious well furnished Seminar Room with OHP and LCD Projectors. In addition, the School Library has a good number of subject matter books, Indian and Foreign Journals and Magazines for the use of staff and students.
Non Teaching Staffs
Mrs. Geeta Yadav
Mrs. Sonia Rohita Paulus
Mr. Rajesh P. Lal
Mr. Bheem Bahadur Khatri
Mrs. Meena Devi
Ms. Divya John
Mr. Anil Kumar
Mrs. Khan Smeera
Secretary to Dean
Courses Offered in Home Science
SHUATS offers the following courses with
Eligibilty of Minimum 50% for all UG
& 55% for all PG Programms