Department of Home Science

Home science Department was started in the academic year 2018-2019. Home Science course is a study about science involving food and nutrition, health, environment, human development and other departments in science field. Home science is the science of a home and it includes all the things that concern the person, home, family members and resources.

It is the education for “better living” and the core of this education is the family ecosystem. It also deals with reciprocal relations between the family and its natural and man-made environments. It aims at getting maximum satisfaction for the person and their family members through the efficient and scientific use of your resources.

It gives the person all the knowledge of the scientific procedures involved in making a home beautiful. Home science integrates the application of various sciences and humanities to improve human environment, family nutrition, management of resources and child development. Home science has great opportunities in the tourism industry and/or in hotels, tourist resorts, etc. as catering agents, interior designer, cook, food analysts, bakers as well as a health care professional. They are employed as dieticians in hospitals, schools and various other organizations.

Salient Features of Microbiology Department

1. Earn while you learn – Hand on training

➢ Preparation of value added products
➢ Mushroom cultivation

2. Job oriented training programs

➢ Microbial quality testing of food
➢ Good laboratory Practices

3. Industrial visit

➢ Aavin industry-Srivilliputhur
➢ Mineral water plant
➢ Food processing industry



Assistant professor & Head department of Home Science

VPMM Arts and Science College for Women


Assistant professor Department of Home Science

VPMM Arts and Science College for Women


Assistant professor  Department of Home Science

VPMM Arts and Science College for Women


The well equipped laboratory in this Department has many advanced and costly Instruments like
S.No Instruments Numbers
1 Gas strove 20
2 Cooker –small 20
3 Cooker -large 20
4 Jug 10
5 oven 1
6 grinder 1
7 Sauce pan 10
8 Silver hot box 10
9 Kadaai 5
10 Plates- small 10
11 Plates-large 10
12 Glass bowels 20
13 Glasses 20
14 Cake model 5
15 Pan 5
16 Refrigerator 1


S.No Date Class Training Organized by Resource person
1 25.2.2021 I BSc Home & III BSc Home Value added products from fruits Mrs.Preethi Karunya Mrs.Preethi Karunya
2 4.3.2021 I BSc Home & III BSc Home Food adulteration S.Kulandaivel S.Kulandaivel