Department of Home Science


The department of Home Science had its inception along with the college itself (1964). The Pre-degree Home Science course was introduced by the pioneers of the department to bring women to the forefront of educational and employment opportunities. The Under Graduate course in Home Science commenced in the year 1967. Home Science course provides wide variety of opportunities in various work fields irrespective of gender. Nirmalagiri College is the first institution in Kannur University that initiated offering Home Science as a UGC recognized professional course. The department’s curriculum is well-organized and skill-focused, with a focus on the fields of Food Science & Nutrition, Textile Science & Fashion Designing, Human Development, Family Resource Management, Psychology, Human Anatomy and Physiology including the subsidiaries like Chemistry and Zoology.

Main Highlights

  • Healthy Healing Hub (Health Checkup and Stress Management zone, reading corner, game zone)
  • Certificate course on food processing
  • Special training in handicrafts
  • Entrepreneurial skill development- Friday canteen
  • Lab facilities (nutrition and textile lab)
  • Training on event management
  • Extension Activities- Sreyas (Awareness classes on Nutrition, positive mental health in family and adolescent psychology etc., Training on Food Processing,Training on Flower Arrangement, Training on Vegetable Carving)
  • Industrial visits
  • Geriatric visits