Academic Departments
Department of Home Science

20B, Judges Court Road,
Alipore, Kolkata - 700 027
Phone : 2479 5594, 2449 1840
website : www.hsc.fn.hd

Year of Establishment


Courses Offered

Programme Level of Study Eligibility Intake Capacity
B.A./ B.Sc.General   U.G. H.S.or equivalent from a recognized Board/Council/University 120
B.Sc. (Hons) food and Nutrition U.G. H.S. or equivalent from a recognised board/council/University with nutrition and chemistry / Physics and Chemistry/ Chemistry and Biology & with 45%marks in aggregate or 50% marks in the relevant combination in subject. 045
B.Sc.(Hons) Human Dev. U.G. H.S. or equivalent from a recognised Board/ Council/ University with Sociology/Psychology/Education/Home Mnagement Home Nursing/Chemistry Physics/Chemistry Biology with 45% marks in aggregate or 50% marks in the relevant combination of subject. 045
B.Sc.Vocational Course
CNDV (Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics)
U.G. H.S. or equivalent with Physics , Chemistry, Biology & with 45% marks in aggregate from a recognised Booard/ Council/ University 030
B.A. Vocational Course. Communicative English (Major)
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U.G. H.S. or equivalent with English as one of the Combination of subjects & with45% Marks in aggregate from a recognised Board/Council/University 030
Diploma in Home Sc. Diploma Graduate from a recognised University 060
M.Sc.- Food & Nutrition P.G. Honours degree (10+2+3) in Food & Nutrition/Physiology/ Chemistry / Biochemistry/ Food Sc. Or Food Technology. 045
M.Sc.- Human Developement P.G. Honours Degree(10+2+3)in Human Development/ Psychology/Sociology/Home Sc./Education 045
Ph.D.-Food &Nutrition Ph.D. 40% in M.Sc. ---
Ph.D.- Human Developement Ph.D. 40% in M.Sc.  

Faculty Members

Name Specialisation Phone No. Email
Prof. Dhira. Gangopadhyay Organic Chemistry 2473-2739,9830754698
Dr. Minati Sen Biochemistry, Microbiology 24794430, 24799930
Dr. Susmita Neogi Clinical and Educational Psychology 9433138320
Dr. Bela Jana Rural Sociology 23563628, 9831156039
Dr.Suniti Ghosh (Chatterjee) Nutrition , Physiology 24405761, 9830281474  
Dr. Santa Dutta(De) Nutrition 24794556, 9433766158
Dr. Indubhushan Mandal Bengali-Medievel Bengali literature and sociaity ; Bhakti movement in India  23558717,9433443632,
Dr. Paromita Ghosh. Human Development, Educational Psychology 25590614, 9830035739
Selection Grade Lecturers
Sm Kamala Adak Organic Chemistry 23438267, 9432086795
Sm Papri Chowdhury Biophysics 24728344, 9830093643  
Senior  Lecturer
Sm. Nandini Chatterjee Sociology, Women’s Studies, Social Psychology 24188658, 9831070518
Sri Debnath Bose Print making Art 26516352 ,9433017047
Dr.Tapasi Ghosh Hindustani Classical Music Vocal 9432952242
Sm. Binata Nayak Nutrition 24354042, 24477356 9836017639,
Sm.Kazi Layla Khaled Nutrition 22165939, 9433283710
Sm. Swagata Biswas Classical and Renaissance European Literature in Translation 22871588, 9051295824
Sm. Debomita Sikdar Human Development 9830157905
Sm. Tania Khastgir Ancient European Classics in Translation 9831712448
Dr. Sarmistha Chakrabarti Organic Chemistry 24666989, 9830356430
Dr. Pubali Dhar Physiology, Biochemistry 9433122560 ,24843679

Research Areas In Human Development

  1. Evaluation and planning programmes for the overall development of slum children
  2. Assessment and control of emotional, social and economic problems of migrant children
  3. Evaluation of the developmental problems of children reared by single parent
  4. Studying the developmental trends in cognitive and non cognitive domains prior to and after puberty
  5. Assessment of the psychosocial problems of working women
  6. Evaluation of the psychosocial problems and development of remedial programmes for the elderly

Research Areas in Food and Nutrition

  1. Therapeutic uses of different indigenous plants and seeds
  2. Nutritional evaluation of less familiar food stuff
  3. New food intervention
  4. Assessment on micronutrients deficiencies among the people of vulnerable groups
  5. Relation between arsenic intoxication and nutritional status of the people of low socio-economic group
  6. Assessment of nutritional status among tribal people
  7. Experimental cooking and their effects on nutrient contents of food stuff

Proposed B.Ed. Course of study with Home Science as the Method Paper

Mandatory Disclosure Format - B.Ed. Department