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Department of Home Science

History of department.

The department of home science was established in 1970 to cater to need of empowering rural and urban women to contribute to family and economy and improving their quality of life. The department came into existence with a mission to provide education with practical experience to the female youths of the society. Realizing the need and important role played by women in raising standard of living of family and happiness of home the college imparts home science as an optional subject in B.A.-I. The department is well equipped with three laboratories viz.

Home science integrates arts and science. It covers all the aspects of human living physical, biological, chemical, social and environments. The students can further study and work as Garment manufacture technologist, Fashion designers, Merchandisers, Interior designers, Dieticians, Bakers, Confectioners, Food preservers. They can start their own entrepreneurial ventures in bakery, boutique, art and craft.

  • Food and nutrition laboratory: This lab has equipmentsfor weighing, measuring, cooking, baking, microwaving and serving food. The dry groceries are provided to the students from the lab itself.
  • Clothing and textile laboratory: This lab has equipments for stitching, embroidery, taking measurements, drafting, dyeing, and printing.
  • Home management laboratory: This lab has equipments for making Rangoli, vases of different styles for flower arrangement, flannels, vacuum cleaner, color wheel models etc.

Mrs. Ruchi Kalra

Specialization :Food and Nutrition


Designation :Head & Assistant Professor

Ms. Simratpal

Specialization :Extension education


Designation :Assistant Professor

Details of courses
Name of course Duration No of Seats
B.A. (homescience) 3 years 60
B. Voc( Food science and technology) 3 years 30
Certificate Course in Food processing and preservation 6 months 60
Cooking and baking course 45 hours 30
Food preservation and baking 45 hours 30

Special achievements of the departments with photographs:

A. Workshops

  • Organized “Creative Arts Workshop” for students in association with Pidilite industry ltd. from 10- 14 August 2010.

    Resource person: Mrs. Ratanmala.

  • Food Preservation and cooking course (7 days) 13-27 october 2012.

    Resource person: Mrs. JasveerKaur.

  • Workshop on “making soft toys” from 24-1- 13 to 25-1- 2013

    Resource person: S. RimpiKaur

  • Organized Artistic designing workshop for students in association with pidilite industry ltd. from 30-10- 14 to 03-11- 2014

    Resource person: Mrs. Jaswinderkaur

  • Organized workshop on panipuri making on 09-03- 2015

    Resource person: Mr. Jagdish Kumar

  • Organized cooking class on Icing and decoration of cakes on 07-09- 2015

    Resource person: Mr. Rakesh

    Mr. Rahul

    Mr. Manohar

B. Special Lectures:

  • Dengue awareness program in collaboration with Muktisar welfare club on 4-10- 2012

    Resource person: S.D.M.

    Sh. Varinderbajwa

    Dr. VikramAsija

C. Demonstrations:

  • Demonstration on decorative paper cutting on 26-08- 2014

    Resource person: Mrs. Veerpal kaur

  • Demonstration on vegetable cutting on 21-10- 2015

    Resource person: Mrs. Veerpal kaur

D. Seminars:

  • Seminar on vedic appraoch eating , breathing and relaxing of mind on 02-12- 2014

    Resource person: Mrs.AnitaDabra

    Mr. Vishrut Jain

  • One day self-sponsored Seminar on “ happiness, satisfaction and contentment in human beings” on 25-02- 2016

    Resource person: Dr. SeemaGoyal

    Mr. Vishrut Jain

    Mrs. Ram TeerathKaur

    Mr. JasvirKaur

E. Field Trips:

  • Organized Educational tour of 110 students at Vardhman poly Tex ltd. at Bathinda on 28-10- 2014 by Mrs. Ruchi kalra and Mrs. Roohi khurana


  • Organized Educational tour of 53 students at T.C. Terry textiles industry at Village sarsini, near Lalru, Tehsil Dera Bassi Distt. SAS Nagar Mohali.


Faculty Achievements:

Mrs. Ruchi Kalra

Resource Person:

  • Gave extension lecture on Topic of “Rate of functional foods in 21 st century” on 4 th March at Guru Nanak College for girls, Muktsar.


  • Organized workshop for teachers on “MTAV-Micro teaching and audio visual aids” in collaboration with CSTARI, Kolkatta under DGET: Ministry of labour and employment, Govt. of India from 19-23 July 2010.

Paper Presented:

  • Presented paper on topic of “Modern Food Habits: factors affecting food choices in young adults” At two day national conference “Holistic approach to health and fitness” held at Punjabi university Patiala on 18-19 February 2008.
  • Presented paper at national seminar on “Demonstration Violence against women” The topic of paper was “Feminism: its new dimensions” on 26 th March 2008.
  • Presented paper at seminar on “NariVadiVimrash: Vivid Paipeksha”. The topic of paper was “Feminism: its new dimensions”.
  • Paper in national seminar on “Emerging Technologies in computing” held at DevSamaj College foe women on 30 November 2011.
  • Attended and presented paper at national conference sponsored by ICSSR on “Punjab economy at cross roads: a way ahead”. The conference was held at Sri Guru TegBahadurKhalsa College Sri Anandpur Sahib on 17-18 February 2012. The topic was “Investigating Nutritional Iron deficiency disorder in women of Punjab”.
  • Paper presented at national seminar held at Sant Baba Bhag Singh Memorial girls college Sukhanand on “Technology and value degradation” on 21 January2015.
  • Paper presented at ICSSR sponsored National seminar held at IIS University Jaipur on “Women Empowerment and Inclusive Growth” on 13-14 March 2015. The topic of paper was “Prospects and changes women entrepreneur in India’.
  • Paper presented at ICSSR sponsored one day national seminar on “social concerns of contemporary literature” at MMD DAV College Giddarbaha on 05-02- 2016.

Paper Attended:

  • Attended orientation course at ASC Shimla from 2-28 May2011
  • Attended ICSSR sponsored 10 days national workshop on “Research methodology programme for P.hd. students” at Guru Nanak College for girls Muktsar on 21-30 March 2015.

Research paper published:

  • Kalra R.“Impact of computing on social linkages” Emerging Technologies In computing ETC/2011(ISBN: 9788192270937). Dr Mrs. Madhu Prashar. Dev Samaj college for women , Ferozpur city:Vintech publications,2011.193-195.print

Ms. Ramanpreetkaur

Paper Presented:

  • Paper presented at ICSSR sponsored one day national seminar on “social concerns of contemporary literature” at MMD DAV College Giddarbaha on 05-02- 2016.

Research paper published:

  • Kaur R. Designing of sheer curtains with contemporary use of chikankari.Textile Trends.ISSN:00405205 Vol. LVII. 1. (2014).29-34.Print.
Special award or achievement by the students:

A) Ms Neha stood First in Rangoli competition at zonal youth festival in 2007

B) Ms Minni stood second in Rangoli competition at zonal youth festival in 2008

C) Ms Manveer kaur stood Second in Rangoli competition at zonal youth festival in 2009

D) Ms Amandeep kaur stood third in phulkari competition at inter zonal youth festival in 2009

E) Ms Ankita Bhagla stood first in Rangoli competition at zonal

F) Ms Ankita Bhagla stood first in Rangoli competition at Inter zonal youth festival in 2011

G) Ms Ankita Bhaglaparticipated in Rangoli competition at north zone inter university youth festival held at Lovely professional university in 2011

H) Ms Shakti Rani stood third in Rangoli competition at zonal youth festival in 2015

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Tibbi Sahib Road, Sri Muktsar Sahib,
PIN : 152026
PHONE : 01633 260229

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