We the team at Home Science are delighted to welcome our students, scholars, faculty members and all those associated with our Institute through this website.The Institute offers supportive and academic environment that prepares our young students to pursue their carrier in this modern world of technology. Established in 1982, the Institute of Home Science has emerged as the only Female Institute in J&K catering to the female education at P.G, M.Phil, and Ph.D, level. The Syllabi is modified annually in order to ensure that our pass outs face the challenges of innovations and practices in modern education. The Faculty is academically qualified with not only the appropriate degrees, but also relevant work experience at the administrative and professional levels.
As the Director of Institute of Home Science, I shall put all efforts to make Home Science subject more Job oriented for females. As the largest female Department at the University, it trains the students in such a way which makes a difference in their lives. We do ensure that our programmes are practically relevant. The Institute of Home Science is equipped extensively with good library, well established Laboratories, learning resources, information technology equipment etc. We look back with pride at our achievements. During the last 30 Years, Home Science has produced experts working as Academicians, Nutrition Educationists, Dieticians in various hospitals and Health clinics, Social Welfare Department, Administrators, NGOs, etc. We have produced M. Phil and Ph.D’s in various specialisations, i.e. Food Science and Nutrition, Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition, Extension and Communication, & Human Development. The Alumni of the Institute are now working as University and College faculty as well. It has been instrumental in getting Department of Food Science and Technology and Women’s Studies Centre in the University. The Institute is very much involved in Gender sensitisation programmes.
I am sure you will find our programmes intellectually interesting and stimulating. Our Home Science courses will definitely shape you personally and professionally. I look forward to help you at the Institute of Home Science, University of Kashmir.

Dr.Hummera Azim