Career After B.Sc Home Science

The Career can be better in any field. It is completely up to an individual that one wants to make their career. Here in this article, I will share with you the complete information about the Career after Bsc Home Science. There is too much scope of it. we just need to find out all the related information about this. Check out our complete blog below to get detailed information.

BSc Home Science

All the candidates who have passed class 12th can apply for graduation in the field of Home Science. B.Sc Home Science is the course which is offered by the number of private Institute or College as well as the government colleges or Universities etc. Let’s see what type of career option is available in this particular field and will also see the what are the other options available in this field after the completion of the course. 

Know More- Biotechnology Courses in India After 12th

What is B.Sc Home Science:

B.Sc Stands for Bachelor of Science. This is basically an undergraduate course for their years. This is a professional course. After passing class 12th one becomes eligible to apply for admission in the B.Sc Home Science Course. In this Home Science Course, one will be taught about the science which is related to Nutrition, Food, family etc. to maintain the living standard as these parameters are essential for life.

After the completion of the course, there are many private as well as Government firms where one can get hired. One of the finest benefits of this course is that one becomes very serious about his health after gaining sufficient knowledge which is very good. This is something where your profession makes you healthy. 

Eligibility for B.Sc Home Science:

There is nothing much in the eligibility criteria. All the candidates who have passed class 12th in any discipline or stream are eligible to apply for admission to the B.Sc Home Science. But, the Candidate must have passed from any Government recognized Board (State Board or Central Board). 

There is no defined age limit requirement for admission. some colleges may demand it but in the government and other reputed colleges, there is no requirement of any particular age. There is also no defined relaxation criteria for the candidates who belong to SC/ST (Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribes) or any other caste. 

BSc Home Science Admission Process:

The admission process depends on the college to colleges. almost every government colleges as well as other reputed college offers admission through the entrance examination. One will need to appear for the Entrance Examination and on the basis of the marks scored in the Entrance Exam, Admission will be granted. 

There are also colleges that offer admission on the basis of the marks scored in the last qualifying exam (Class 12th). Some colleges also offer direct admission through an Interview etc. The Admission process varies from college to college. But, In order to get admission in the reputed college. One will need to clear the entrance exam. Reputed colleges like BHU (Banaras Hindu University), AMU (Aligarh Muslim University), DU (Delhi University), JNU (Jawahar Lal Nehru) and JMI (Jamia Millia Islamia) etc. 

Syllabus of B.Sc Home Science:

This is a three-year-long undergraduate program. Some college conducts the course as semester wise while some college as annually. In both cases, the syllabus of the course would be completely the same. But the syllabus for each year would be different. Here is the syllabus of the B.Sc Home Science:

First-year Syllabus of BSc Home Science:

  • English Communication
  • Fashion Studies
  • Life Span Development
  • Environmental Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Resource Management
  • Fundamentals of Food Nutrition
  • Food Science
  • Fundamental of Textiles etc

Second-year Syllabus of BSc Home Science:

  • Physical Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Social Change
  • Communication Systems
  • Personal Finance
  • Personal Finance
  • Consumer Studies
  • Nutrition for the Family
  • Trends in Fashion Industry
  • English etc

Third-year syllabus of BSc Home Science:

  • Entrepreneurship Management
  • Nutrition and Food Science Practicals
  • Women Issues – Concerns
  • Mass Media and Communication
  • Resource and Sustainable Development           
  • Fashion Practicals
  • Human Development
  • Childcare
  • Practicals etc 

This is the complete syllabus of the BSc Home Science Under Graduate Course that one will be taught in these three years. There are no changes has been made in the syllabus for the last five years. I have shared the syllabus as per the previous year. Some changes may be in the syllabus in some private colleges but the syllabus in the government colleges would the same. Now let’s see the fees of the colleges for the three-year course of B.Sc Home Science. 

Career Search After 12th

Course Fees:

The Fees Structure may vary from college to colleges. As private colleges are free to ask for any amount for the three years undergraduate home science course. The Fees of private college would be always very much more as compared to the government colleges or semi-government colleges etc. The average fees can be between 3,000 per annum to 60,000 per annum. depending upon the college. 

It is always suggested that one must look for admission in the government colleges first and if could not get admission then look for private colleges. Always pursue the course from any reputed colleges. Most of the college assists for the placement after the completion of the course. It would be a bit hard to find a job yourself. colleges placements are always better to have a good start to your career (Only If you want the job). 

A career in BSc Home Science:

There is a number of opportunities available in this field. if you are good at it and have pursued the course from a better college. Definitely, this is the field that can make your living standard very high. After the completion of the course, one can apply for a job in the following firms:

Government company’s

  • National Institute of Nutrition (NIN)
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK)
  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) etc

Private Company’s

  • Accenture
  • Indegene LifeSystems
  • Aon Hewitt
  • In Silico Biology
  • Jg Group
  • ZYLA health etc

These are some of the best private as well as Government companies. these companies release a number of vacancies for the freshers as well as for the experienced person every year. One can visit the official website to get more details about the latest vacancies. As a Fresher, One can work here as:

  • Health care Counsellor
  • Chef
  • Nutrition Expert
  • Dietitian
  • Food Analyst/ Critic
  • Baby Care Taker
  • Research Assistant
  • Teacher/ Lecturer
  • Assistant Fashion Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Assistant Dietician
  • Product Executive
  • Research Associate
  • Subject Matter Specialist
  • Senior Research Fellow etc

On these posts, one can earn a handsome salary per month with some great allowances and perks. On average, the Salary can be between 20,000/- per month to 2.5 lakhs per month depending upon your post and your experience as well as your seniority etc. There is also another course that one can go to after the B.Sc home Science like MSc in Home Science or can pursue some diploma or Certificate course in any micro-niche related to some Science to add more value to the resume and also to get better opportunities in future. 


About the author

Dasharath Maurya