Home Science is the application of Science and Art to mould the variety of life
skills of students. This course imparts them the knowledge and information to plan,
undertake and implement. The study involves an interdisciplinary approach in
synthesizing knowledge drawn from Physical, Biological, Social Science, Arts and
Humanities which has enriched the educational programmers’. It enables an individual
in improving their quality of life. Home Science provides a comprehensive knowledge
of Food and Nutrition, Human Development, Clothing and Textile, Extension
Education, Family Resource Management.
In view of the importance of this course, Jananayak Chandrashekhar
University established as a department in 2020 by the name of ‘Department of Home
Science’ at Jananayak Chandrashekhar University, Ballia under the integral part of
faculty of Arts, Humanity and Social Science, JNCU. The department offers two years
(4 semesters) of two post-graduation programmes (M.A.) in Food & nutrition and
Human Development. Students will be able to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge
and understanding of major two of the five branches of Home Science discipline; Food
& Nutrition and Human Development. Since its establishment, the department has
continued to employ exceptionally well-known professors. Pedagogies are changing
from being teacher-centered to being learner-centered. Through carefully planned
lectures, presentations, handouts, and book references, the teacher imparts material.
Discussion, group projects, and practical all aid in further knowledge consolidation, and
our department uses them. Now in present time Department of Home Science had four
Permanent Assistant Professors.
The mission of the Home Science department is empowerment of Woman and
girl students of rural and urban culture through scientific learning of different branches
as: Food and Nutrition &Human Development. It is establish an atmosphere of creative
endeavour that supports interdisciplinary collaborations, innovative projects, significant
research and informal discussions that mutually benefit students, faculty and the
community at large. It is also to maximize student’s potential by providing
multidimensional, skill oriented curriculum to generate income for their livelihood.
To portray the growth of Home Science and its application in various fields of
our day to day life and preparing the students to develop values and skills to promote,
personal, family and social responsibilities.