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Ph.D. Home Science

Doctor of Philosophy in Home Science

Are you having a master degree in Home Science and now planning for a PhD? Aspiring for a research based career in Home Science? Then learn here the details of the course PhD in Home Science. Learn about the eligibility criteria and the colleges to pursue this program.

Course Name: Ph.D. Home Science
Group: Ph.D.
Stream: Science
Course Category: Home Science
Duration: 3 - 5 years


As is apparent from the name of this field, home science concerns with everything that is related to our home, family and the resources surrounding us. It deals with our immediate natural as well as man-made environment. The idea of studying home science is to make the best use of our resources by taking the help of science, thus providing us with the satisfaction of making our home and our surroundings a much more beautiful place to live. Home science helps in the saving of scarce resources by bringing into use mundane things that we would have otherwise ignored. A PhD in Home Science furthers your knowledge in this field and contrary to popular belief, the field of home science provides you with immense employment opportunities.

Eligibility and course duration

M.Sc in home science from a recognized university with at least 55% marks in aggregate. Entry to the course is through entrance test and interview. Those having cleared exams like CSIR/UGC-NET-JRF, DBT-JRF and ICMR-JRF can directly appear for the interview.

It could take 3-5 years to complete the program

Ph.D. Home Science 2022 - 2023 Admissions/Application Enquiry

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Ph.D. Home Science - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Ph.D. Home Science course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2022 - 2023 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
Banasthali University College, Rajasthan
Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan
College of Agricultural Engineering, Telangana
Faculty of Law University of Delhi, Delhi
G.D.M. Girls Degree College, Uttar Pradesh
Ginni Devi Modi Girls (p.g.) College, Uttar Pradesh
Government Vidarbha Institute of Science and Humanities, Maharashtra
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Alias Garhwal University
Institute of Home Economics, Delhi
Rajaram College, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

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More about the course

Like most other PhDs, you have to come up with a research topic in which you propose to carry out some original research work. Once you have entered the program after crossing the necessary hurdles of the entrance test and satisfying the interview board about your research proposal, you can begin with your research work under the supervision of a guide or supervisor as allotted to you. Some of the areas in which you can specialize are food and nutrition, child development, resource management, textiles, clothing, etc. All in all, home science strives to bring quality in our lives and provides a positive change for the society.

Job opportunities

Home science provides you with lots of prospects. You can work in the healthcare sector as a dietician, teaching and in food administration. As a nutritionist in social welfare or in institutional catering. Opportunities are there in mass media, in television programs, writing cook books, etc. Depending upon your area of specialization you can get into research, say with respect to the food service industry. As a home science professional you could be getting jobs in hospitals, institutional canteens, schools, colleges, government departments and in research labs. Self-employment is also a great possibility in this field and one can try his or her entrepreneurial skills in this regard.

Ph.D. Home Science Admissions for 2022 - 2023 Academic Year

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