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Home Science is a unique multidisciplinary field of education which furnishes many skills in the mind of our youths  to develop as an efficient  professionals. Home Science is a new area of science and its history is short. In 1932 Home Science was started at college level at Lady Irwin College in Delhi. In 1951 Home Science Association of India was formed by Miss Dorothy Pearson of Women’s Christian College. In 1960’s and 1970’s Agricultural Universities were established and recognized Home Science education.  Home Science education serves as the art and science of living through its five major areas of study i.e. Foods and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, Resource Management, Human Development and Extension Education. The subject also helps to build up scientific knowledge and skills, thus prepares an individual for many opportunities to enter into the job market either as a career professional or entrepreneur.

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