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Government Home Science College, [GHSC] Chandigarh

Government Home Science College, [GHSC] Chandigarh Details

About Government Home Science College, [GHSC] Chandigarh

Government Home Science College is one of the pioneer institutes in Home Science in the country. Since its inception in 1961, it has grown into an excellent educational centre satisfying the professional and specialized needs of the contemporary woman. The then dynamic Chief Minister of undivided Punjab, Late Sardar Partap Singh Kairon, was instrumental in establishing this prestigious institute which has undergone a long successful journey of expansion. Starting with a three year degree course in B.Sc. Home Science, it has now expanded its horizons in the true sense by offering a revamped undergraduate programme in B.Sc. Home Science by moving it towards specialization to make it career oriented. Need based changes have been introduced as five specializations namely Apparel and Textile Design, Dietetics, Human Development and Family Relations, Interior Design and Resource Management along with a B.Sc. Home Science Composite course. The college offers a degree in B.Sc. Fashion Designing and Postgraduate degree courses in Clothing and Textiles, Foods and Nutrition, Human Development and Family Relations; Postgraduate Diplomas in Fashion Designing, Nutrition and Dietetics and Child Guidance and Family Counselling . A Ph.D. programme is also offered.

Why to Join Government Home Science College, Chandigarh?

  • Provides a very good job opportunity: Here, they mainly focus on textile designing studies. It has an active placement cell that provides the dream job in the field of fashion designing both in India and mostly in abroad. It organizes regular workshops on personality development, revenue writing and skill enhancement with regular class schedule, which prepares the students to be easily hired by their desired companies.
  • It has a very attractive and organized infrastructure: The college is well situated in a peaceful environment, with gorgeous buildings enhancing its beauty. The campus has separate lecture buildings, laboratories, a well-established library containing all the newly published study books and fashion magazines, a gymnasium for physical fitness and a playground. It also provides hostel facilities for both boys and girls.
  • Talented Lecturers: Most of the highly educated teachers with master, PG and Ph.D. degrees are assigned to this college. They are very dedicated to words providing eminent education.

Facts & Figures :-

Establishment Year 2004
University Type Government
Chair person of the college Dr.(Mrs.) Madhu Kalu
Approval University Grants Commission (UGC)
Campus Strength 1230
Institutes Under Govt. Home Science College 0
Total number of Companies visited in 2014 23
Total Placements in 2014 554
Highest Salary Package 12.5 LPA
Total Faculty Members 97
Total Books 4800

For more details about admission please contact :-

Telephone : 0172-2740387
Email : [email protected]

Facilities :-

The College has a well equiped computer lab, internet facility in all departments accessible to students and FacultyInteractive classrooms are available that facilitates the use of creative teaching methods.


The college has a well equipped library with books on all the subjects especially in Home Science. Great importance is attached to independent reading in the library. The library subscribes to a large number of magazines and periodicals which are placed in the library.

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Placement Cell :-

The college has an active placement cell which liaisons with the related industry and schedules interviews and placements. The cell organizes workshops on personality development, resume writing and associated activities. Soft skill development and entrepreneurship development workshops are also organized by inviting speakers/experts from the relevant areas.


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