Department of Home Science

Year of Establishment  1975

Courses offered

  • PG Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • B.Sc. Home Science
  • B.A. with Home Science
  • B.Voc. Nutrition, Exercise and Health
  • Certificate in Diet Assistant

Teaching Faculty

  1. Mrs. Neeti Kapoor (Assistant Professor)
  2. Ms. Mani Khera (Assistant Professor)
  3. Ms. Tarandeep Kaur (Lecturer)
  4. Ms. Ritu Rani Bhankur (Lecturer)
  5. Ms. Gurpreet Kaur (Lecturer)
  6. Ms. Sukhdeep Kaur (Lecturer)
  7. Mrs. Gurpreet Makkar (Lecturer)

Strengths of Department

  • The only department running PG Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics under G N D U with 100% placement of students
  • The only department in the city running vocational course in B.Sc Home Science
  • Received a grant of rupees 17 lac from BSR and rupees 7 lac from UGC. Also received 1.60 lac for establishment of  Day Care Centre
  • All nutrition and dietetics courses and workshops run in the department focus on study of Therapeautic Diets, Diet in Diseased Conditions, Diet Therapy and Community Nutrition. Diet Counseling Cell caters to all needs of diet planning for interested staff and students
  • A Cafeteria conducted by students of P.G Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics for exposure of entrepreneurship development and quantity food production at no profit-no loss basis.
  • A day care set up has been established under the supervision of department which provide a comfortable environment for on campus as well as off campus staff & people.

  • Industrial Tie Ups with

    • Government Medical College and Hospital Sec. 32, Chandigarh
    • Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar
    • Sacred Heart Hospital, Jalandhar
    • Joshi Hospital, Jalandhar
    • Yogpath

    Recent Placements of Students of Post- Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics:

    • Swati Kataria – PIMS Hospital, Jalandhar
    • Loveneh Joshi – PIMS Hospital, Jalandhar
    • Sukhjeet Kaur – Sarvodya Hospital, Jalandhar
    • Bhupinder Kaur - Kamal Hospital, Jalandhar
    • Sharanjeet Kaur – Modern Hospital, Jalandhar