Academic Programmes


Programmes Offered

The department at present runs six M.Sc. programmes and three Ph.D. programmes

M.Sc.:- [ GRANT IN AID ]

  1. Foods and Nutrition (1977)
  2. General Home Science (1987)

M.Sc. [ SELF FINANCED ]

  1. Food Biotechnology (Financed by DBT (49.5 lakhs,1998)
  2. Foods and Nutrition (2009)
  3. General Home Science (2016)
  4. Textiles and Clothing (1998)
  5. Family Resource Management (1998)
  6. Human Development (1998)


Ph.D.

  1. Foods and Nutrition (1981)
  2. Food Biotechnology (2003)
  3. Textiles and Clothing (2009)
  4. Family Resource Management (2003)

Diploma Programmes

  1. Food Designing and Quality Assurance (State Govt. funded Innovative Program 39.50 lakhs, 2009)
  2. Nutrigenomics ( UGC- funded Innovative Program- 58.00 lakhs, 2010)


· Course revised in July 2010 to start CBCS

Course revised in 2011 to start specialization under FN and FBT

  1. M.Sc. (Foods and Nutrition- Nutrigenomics)
  2. M.Sc. (Foods and Nutrition- Food Designing and Quality Assurance)
  3. M.Sc. (Food Biotechnology - Nutrigenomics)
  4. M.Sc. (Food Biotechnology - Food Designing and Quality Assurance)

COURSES BEING OFFERED CURRENTLY (Since 2016)

M.Sc.:- [ GRANT IN AID ]

  1. Foods and Nutrition (Nutrigenomics and Food Designing and Quality Assurance)
  2. General Home Science

M.Sc. [ SELF FINANCED ]

  1. Food Biotechnology (Nutrigenomics and Food Designing and Quality Assurance)
  2. Foods and Nutrition (Nutrigenomics and Food Designing and Quality Assurance)
  3. General Home Science

Ph.D.

  1. Foods and Nutrition
  2. Food Biotechnology
  3. Textiles and Clothing

Duration


Duration of M.Sc. : Two years (Four Semesters)
Duration of Ph. D. : Full time : Three Years ( Six Semesters)
Part time : Four Years ( Eight Semesters)
P.G. Diploma programmes : One year ( Two semesters)

Eligibility

M. Sc. (Foods and Nutrition)

A candidate who has obtained the degree of Bachelor of Science (Home Science) FN/FSQC / Sc.Biochemistry/Microbiology/IndustrialMicrobiology/Biotechnology/Genetics/Bioinformatics/Medical laboratory technology/Agriculture/Horticulture/Food Science/Food technology/Dairy Science or B.Tech Dairy technology/Food Processing Technology of this University or of any other University recognized as equivalent thereto or B.Sc. (Honours) with Home Science with special papers in Foods and Nutrition or any other examination recognized(Under 10+2+3 System) as equivalent thereto will be eligible for admission to M.Sc. F&N.Out of the total seats both in Grant-in-aid and self-financed, 70% of seats will be filled up from Home Science students. The degree of Master of Science (FBT) will be taken by papers and practicals (including Dissertation) only.

M. Sc. (General)

A candidate who has obtained the degree of Bachelor of Science of (Home Science,)General/FN/FSQC/FRM/RM/HD/CD/T&C of this University, or of any other University recognized as equivalent thereto, or MSc (Agriculture with Home Science), or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto will be eligible for admission to MSc (HomeScience) (General).

M.Sc. Food Biotechnology

A candidate who has obtained the degree of Bachelor of Sciences (Home Science)FN/FSQC or B.Sc. Biochemistry/Microbiology/Industrial Microbiology/Biotechnology / Genetics / Bio-informatics / Medical laboratory technology/Agriculture/Horticulture/Food Science/Food technology/Dairy Science or B.Tech Dairy technology/Food Processing Technology of this University or of any other University recognized as equivalent thereto or B.Sc.(Honours) with Home Science with special papers in Foods and Nutrition or any other examination recognized as equivalent there to may after successful completion of the course work prescribed for M.Sc. FBT degree examination for a period of two academic years subsequent to his/her passing anyone of the above mentioned degree examination (Under 10+2+3 system) will be admitted to the examination for the degree of M.Sc. FBT. The degree of Master of Science (FBT) will be taken by papers and practicals (including Dissertation) only.

Ph.D. Programmes

Ph.D. admissions process includes an entrance exam conducted twice a year by Sardar Patel University. Students with M.Sc. (minimum 55%) in respective M.sc subjects are eligible to appear for the entrance exam.