Academic


 

1. MISSION

To empower the potential home makers & scientists with life management skills to face the multidimensional challenges and contribute towards the progress of home and nation.


2. OBJECTIVES

To educate and inspire women to mould Young India - the next generation.

To empower today’s women with entrepreneurial skills to face the challenges of life effectively.

To make them self-reliant.

To equip the Home Scientists to play the dual role of the professional and homemaker efficiently.

To explore ways & means to strengthen the industry - institution tie-up in order to prepare the students to meet the industrial expectations through internship in hospitals and industries.

To kindle the scientific approach of the students towards research.


3. COURSES OFFERED
 

S. No. Courses Year of Affiliation / Commencement

1.

B.Sc. Home Science

1961 - 1962

B.Sc. Home Science with Food Biotechnology (Change in Nomenclature)

2008 - 2009

2.

M.Sc. Human Nutrition and Nutraceuticals

2004 - 2005

3.

Diploma Course in Fashion Designing and Garment Construction

2002 - 2003

4.

UGC Sponsored Certificate Course in Fashion Designing & Apparel Making

2010

5.

UGC Sponsored Diploma Course in Fashion Designing & Apparel Making

2011

6.

UGC Sponsored Advanced Diploma Course in Fashion Designing & Apparel Making

2012


4. MoU

1.      R. K. Soya Foods, Sivakasi.

2.      S. A. K. Shanmuganadar Rice Mill, Madurai.

3.      Spirulina Research and Training Centre, Antenna trust, Madurai.

4.      Shenbagam Hospital, Madurai.

5.      Apollo Hospital, Madurai.

6.      S. A. Knitwears Pvt. Ltd., Madurai.

7.      K. S. Food Products Ltd, Cumbum.

8.      AIDS Cure Siddha International Trust, Coimbatore

9.      Vaigai Network for People Living with HIV/AIDS, Madurai


5. ASSOCIATION/CLUB : HOME SWEET HOME CLUB (read more...)


6. FACULTY 

B.Sc. Home Science with Food Bio-Technology  

1.     Dr. Vasantha Esther Rani, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
        Head & Associate Professor

2.     Dr. R. Latha, M.Sc., Ph.D.
       
Associate Professor

3.     Ms. S. Santhi, M.Sc., M.Phil.
        Associate Professor

4.     Dr. Sr. P. A. Mary, M.Sc., Ph.D.
       
Vice Principal & Associate Professor

5.     Ms. R. Hemalathaa, M.Sc., M.Phil., NET.
       
Assistant Professor

Management Appointee

6.     Ms. K. Valanthina Kuraizi, M.Sc., M.Phil.
        Assistant Professor

Management Appointee (M.Sc. Human Nutrition and Nutraceuticals)

7.     Ms. C. Helen, M.Sc., M.Phil.
        Assistant Professor

8.     Ms. P. Magdaline Virgini, M.Sc., NET.
        Assistant Professor

9.     Dr. K. Karthiga, M.Sc., Ph.D.
        Assistant Professor

10.   Dr. S. Sugashri, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
        Assistant Professor

Diploma Course in Fashion Designing and Garment Construction (FDGC)

1.     Ms. Mabel Esther Paripurna, DECE., DFDGC.,
        Assistant Professor

2.     Ms. C. Bhuvaneswari, M.Sc. M.Phil.
        Assistant Professor


7. RETIRED FACULTY

8. SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIUMS ORGANIZED
 

S. No.

Title of the Programme

Sponsored By

Date

1.

State Level Seminar on "Geriatric Challenges in the New Millennium"

UGC 

Sep. 06 & 07, 2000

2.

National Seminar on "Home Science - A Promising Future Ahead"

UGC

Dec. 14 & 15, 2007

3.

National Workshop on "Entrepreneurial Avenues in Home Science"

TANSCHE

Jan. 28, 2009

4.

National Workshop on "Fashion Business - Emerging Opportunities"

MADITISSIA 

Apr. 11, 2010

5.

National Conference on "Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals in Preventive Dietetics"

UGC

July 29 & 30, 2010

6.

National Symposium on "Fashion Industry - Product and Design Development"

Autonomy Grant 

Feb. 02, 2011

7.

State Level Symposium on “Agricultural cooperatives – A Key to Feeding the Nation” in commemoration of the World Food Day 2012"

Food & Nutrition Board, Govt. of India (Partial funding) 

Oct. 17, 2012


9. STRIKING FEATURES

Assessment of nutritional status of freshers (Regular & Self-financing Students).

Nutrition education imparted to "at risk" students with low BMI.

Development of Nutrical software:

http://www.fatimacollegemdu.org/menu_pg.php?id=49&s_id=421.

Internships & MoUs in Hospitals and Industries - paves way for placement of students.

Celebration of Golden Jubilee of the Department - sponsoring Orphanages and School for intellectually children.

Celebration of birthday of Staff.

Slim lunch on All Fridays.


10. BLOG: http://fchomescience.blogspot.in

11. FUTURE PLANS
 

100 % Ph.D. among the faculty.

To upgrade the Department as a Research Centre.

Overseas Exchange Programme.

Outlets for sale of products prepared in the Food Science Lab, Textiles Lab and Family Resource Management Lab.

Diet Counseling Centre.

Consultancy - For children, patients, industries, government and non-government organization, psychological assessment using psychometric scales, house plans, dress designing using CAD software.

MoU at global level with internationally recognized Indian industries & Pioneer institutions.

To take up Major/Minor research projects.


12. CONTACT US

Email : homescience@fatimacollegemdu.org

  hscbtfc@gmail.com

 

Vision Statement

Empower women by developing human capabilities through quality education based on Christian values, making them responsible citizens who can work for the advancement of the society and promote communal harmony in the multi-religious and multi-cultural reality of India.
Thought of the day

You shall not be afraid of the terror by night;

nor of the arrow that flies by day.

- Psalm 91:5