The Department of Home Science and Research centre has taken up the challenge of the Nation since its inception and has built its programmes oriented towards Excellence and Community Development to shape the Future Teachers, Administrators, Research workers and Home makers into Nutrition, Good Health and Wellness citizens.
To understand the concepts of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics in relation to health and wellness of individuals and society
To understand Socio, Economic and Nutritional problems in Regional, State and National and Global levels to carry out Research
To impart Entrepreneurial and Leadership skills to equip the students and Faculty to start Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
To nurture graduates to be creative, critical, innovative, ethical leaders and advance their knowledge in Textile, Fashion and Interior designing
To support and collaborate with fashion and interior design industry to achieve a sustainable progress
3. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Acquire knowledge and skills in the pursuit of academic excellence aimed at advancement in this area of specialization, research and extension activities.
Acquire professional, vocational and entrepreneurial skills for career design and development.
Work proactively towards individual and group goals, within an integrated setting of diverse socio-cultural factors.
To be self-reliant through balance of freedom and discipline within the body, mind and spirit.
4. PROGRAMMES OFFERED
The Department is offering the following programmes UG, PG, MPhil and Ph.D Programmes under autonomy and Alagappa University Research Centre.
Name of the Programme
Year of Inception
B Sc., Home Science (General)
This programme was changed to B.Sc Home Science with Computer Applications under UGC
Vocationalisation Scheme during 1994 – 95.
Name of the Programme
Year of Inception
BSc., Home Science with Computer Applications
B.Sc Home Science – Nutrition Food Service Management and Dietetics
M Sc. Home science Nutrition and Dietetics
M.Phil & PhD in Food and Nutrition
B.Sc Food Processing and Quality Control
B.Sc Home Science – Textiles and Interior Designing
B.Sc Food Processing & Management
B.Sc Home Science – Fashion Designing
B.Sc Home Science- Nutrition and Dietetics
BSc Food Processing and Quality Control
BSc Home Science – Textiles and Interior Designing
BSc Home Science – Nutrition Food Service Management and Dietetics
The nomenclatures for the above programmes were approved in the Academic Council meeting held on 14.2.2018.
Indian Institute of Crop Processing & Technology, Tanjore.
M.S.Chellamuthu Trust, Madurai
Tamil Nadu Food Grains Marketing Yard, Madurai
Hot breads, Chennai.
South Indian Grains Corporation,Paramakudi
United Nation Welfare Organisation,Chennai
Indian Dietetic Association (IDA),Kolkata.
National Society of India (NSI).
Seaweed Utilization and Research Association of India,Chennai.
Breast Feeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI), New Delhi.
INDIAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION (IDA)
Indian Dietetic Association Kilakarai chapter was started on 4th December, 2003 by the Head,Department of Home Science and Research Centre, Thassim Beevi Abdul Kader College for Women, Kilakarai. The Founder President is Prof Dr.S.Sumayaa, Professor & Head and was reelected during 2015 as president of IDA, Kilakarai chapter. The Vice-President is Ms. S.Muthumareeswari, Associate Professor of Department of Home Science, Thassim Beevi Abdul Kader College for Women, Kilakarai. The secretary is Ms.S.Sarmila, Chief Dietician, Meenakshi Hospital, Tanjore of Indian Dietetic Association Kilakarai. Joint Secretary is Ms. K.M Buvaneswari, Assistant Professor of Department of Home Science, Thassim Beevi Abdul Kader College for Women and Treasurer is Ms.K.Kamalajothy, Assistant Professor in the department of Home Science.
Indian Dietetic Association (IDA), Kolkata.
Breast Feeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI), New Delhi
Nutritional Society of India (NSI).
Seaweed Utilization and Research Association of India, Chennai.
College History Thassim Beevi Abdul Kader College for Women, An autonomous institution affiliated to Alagappa University, Karaikudi, is situated in the industrially backward town of Kilakarai, Ramanathapuram District. The college was founded in 1988 by Alhaj Dr B S Abdur Rahman Sahib sponsored by Se