Institute of Home Economics


Institute of Home Economics

Institute of Home Economics

Institute of Home Economics About

Institute of Home Economics, a college of Delhi University offering both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Founded in 1961, the Institute has grown enormously to keep pace with the changing demands of higher education and is a stirring tale of courage and conviction.

Institute of Home Economics

Institute of Home Economics

At present, Institute of Home Economics is offering four years Bachelor programs in Home Science, Food Technology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Elementary Education; Masters Programs in Fabric and Apparel Science and Food & Nutrition and one-year Post Graduate Diploma courses in Dietetics & Public Health Nutrition and Health and Social Gerontology. The Institute also has students pursuing Ph.D. program in different areas of specialization of Home Science. Besides academics, the college has facilities for community outreach programs, inter-college events, workshops and seminars, sports and cultural activities.

I am proud to say that the excellence of the educational curriculum combined with the realistic values and the commitment of the teaching faculty has made the Institute establish itself as a leading center for women’s education, research and extension. Our alumni today occupy exalted professional positions of responsibility, both in national and international organizations.

Institute of Home Economics Undergraduate Courses

  • B.Sc. Home Science (Pass)
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Bio-Chemistry
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Home Science
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Microbiology
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education

Institute of Home Economics Postgraduate

  • M.Sc. Fabric & Apparel Science
  • M.Sc. Food & Nutrition
  • Ph.D.
  • Ph.D. Home Science

Institute of Home Economics Certificate/Diploma/Others

  • P.G. Diploma Dietetics & Public Health Nutrition
  • P. G. Diploma Health and Social Gerontology