Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Home Science Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope, and Salary

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BA Home Science or Bachelor of Arts in Home Science is a 3-year undergraduate programme. The course is offered by various universities and colleges in India. The duration of the course may vary in some colleges/universities. The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing this course is that the student should have cleared their senior secondary examination. The exam should have been cleared from a school affiliated to a recognized board.

Some of the top institutes offering BA Home Science are:

For admission to this course, the basic eligibility is that the candidate should have cleared their 12th. The student should have also scored the minimum marks required as listed by the university in the notification. Moreover, the school should be affiliated to a recognized board. Some universities might even conduct entrance tests for admissions to this course.

BA Home Science teaches students the skills required for making household financial plans for each income groups and other topics like Food Science, Foundations of Food and Nutrition, Introduction to Fabric and Apparel Science, Child Development, etc. An education for “better living”, home science is an inclusive study related to lifestyle and family ecosystem.

The course fees for BA Home Science in India ranges from INR 7,000- INR 1,50,000, depending on the different colleges spanning the country. Graduating students get an opportunity to work in sectors like community development programs, food industries, sales and promotions, food preservation, counseling centers, etc. After completion of BA Home Science, the average package for freshers is something around INR 10,000 to INR 20,000 per month. Students can also aim for higher studies in the field like M.A. Home Science and Ph.D. Home Science.

Check B.A. Home Science Syllabus

BA Home Science: Highlights

Course Level Bachelor’s
Examination Type Semester-wise/Year-wise
Eligibility for the program 10+2 examination with essential marks from a recognized school.
Duration of the program 3 years
Number of Universities Over 500
Number of students enrolled in Arts Programs Over 70 Lakh
Tuition Fee 7,000 INR – 1,50,000 INR
Average Salary Between 10,000 INR to 20,000 INR
Job Profiles Assistant Dietician, Health Educator, Chef, Healthcare Counselor, etc.

BA Home Science: What is it all about?

BA Home Science offers students information on various topics pertaining to different industries. The common ones are Resource Development, Human Resource Management, Textiles and Clothing, Education, Hospitality, etc.

This course benefits students as they study the basic fundamentals of lifestyle, family management, house management, etc. They get opportunities like becoming a Chef, Dietician, Health Trainer, Lifestyle Manager, etc.

The degree provides students overall personality development, teaches them their responsibilities towards the world, and makes them better citizens capable of performing in various fields.

BA Home Science: Top Institutes

Institute Name Location Average Fees(per annum)
Banasthali Vidyapith Jaipur INR 44,000
Nalanda Open University Patna INR 2,500
University of Delhi New Delhi INR 12,000
Arya Post Graduate College Panipat INR 15,500
BPS Memorial Girls College Sonepat INR 4,000
University of Calcutta Kolkata INR 2,000
University of Lucknow Lucknow INR 10,500
Nehru Gram Bharati University Allahabad INR 3,000
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Garhwal INR 5,400
Handique Girls College Guwahati INR 8,000

BA Home Science: Eligibility

There are no particular eligibility criteria for admissions into this course. The students just need to have qualified their 10+2 from a school affiliated to a recognized board. The students should also have obtained the minimum marks required as listed by the institute. Home Science as a subject in the senior secondary is beneficial for students.

BA Home Science: Admission Process

The admission to this course begins after the results of the 10+2 examinations are declared. The candidates have to fill application forms that are generally out in the month of June and July. Colleges/Universities release the cut-off lists for admission to this course. After that, the eligible candidates have to attend the counseling process and take admission in the respective college.

Admission on the basis of Sports/ Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA)

Some admissions are done on the basis of sports. Students have to register themselves with the college along with the relevant documents. Marks of Physical education will be considered for admission on basis of sports. Selection of the students will be done through a process of screening, trials, and interview according to the university rules.

5% of the total numbers of seats are offered for admission on the basis of sports and extra-curricular activities. The students who have achieved division in Sports/ECA will be considered for admission on Sports/ ECA basis. These students should fill up the particular university form provided for this purpose.

Correspondence Mode of Study

Many colleges or universities offer BA Home Science in distance mode like Nalanda Open University. To get admission to this course in correspondence mode, a student needs to pass 10+2 or Intermediate from a recognized board with a minimum of 40% marks.

To check the BA Home Science course description, click here.

BA Home Science and B.Sc. Home Science Difference

BA Home Science B.Sc. Home Science
BA Home science is the study of the organization of resources competently. B.Sc. Home science is the study of a variety of scientific troubles related to the growth of surrounding and environment.

BA Home Science: Career Prospects


After graduating from this course, students get a lot of opportunities to work in various fields like Resource Development, Human Resource Management, Textiles and Clothing, Education, Hospitality, etc.

To check in detail, click here.

Higher Studies

Students can also pursue many higher degree courses. Some of them are:

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Home Science) Fee Structure in India

1.70 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES78.35 L  (Maximum Fee)
1.92 L (Average Fee)
2.44 K (Minimum Fee)Private COLLEGES2.19 L (Maximum Fee)
28.62 K (Average Fee)

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Home Science) Fee Structure By state

Uttar Pradesh

24.71 K
3.75 KPrivate COLLEGES1.05 L
16.42 K


13.35 K
30 KPrivate COLLEGES2.19 L
58.14 K

Madhya Pradesh

8.73 K
25.50 KPrivate COLLEGES42 K
33.75 K


8.57 K
4.66 KPrivate COLLEGES7.54 K
6.10 K


25.20 K
18 KPrivate COLLEGES66 K
42 K


34.74 K
11.70 KPrivate COLLEGES1.22 L
38.65 K
13.91 K
11.68 KPrivate COLLEGES51.60 K
31.64 K
12.66 K
25.20 KPrivate COLLEGES25.20 K
25.20 K

Delhi NCR

16.98 K
4.17 KPrivate COLLEGES62.55 K
26.16 K


78.35 L
11.78 KPrivate COLLEGES1 L
47.23 K


6.10 K
8.98 KPrivate COLLEGES15.10 K
12.04 K


12.21 K
2.44 KPrivate COLLEGES2.44 K
2.44 K


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8 Reviews found out of 177290

8.3 /10

Placement Experience :

There were many campus placement available. Placements can be valid from 2 years onwards. There were many companies visited in the college like Boat, Raymond, Nearbuy and they offered packages up to 50,000. The highest package that the company offers can go up to Rs 1 lakh and so many get benefitted from it. After college, I am planning to give entrance exams of various govt, exams and want to excel in them.

Campus Life :

The life on the campus is quite amazing. In college, the annual fest held once in a year and give the students a sense of relief and pleasure. There were so many books available in the library, sports was very active in the college campus and it also provides opportunities to play that sports at various platforms

Course Curriculum Overview :

The course is very much preferable for my IAS preparation. At one point in time, only one teacher teach in a class. The college has well-qualified PhD teachers and many assistant professors also. In one year there were 2 terms and according to my opinion, it was very easy to pass.

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7.3 /10

Admission :

I did [BA] (Home Science) from this college & Admission in this college was entrance based conducted by the college, followed by institute level conselling. And the eligibility criteria for admission was to be passed in the qualifying examination of intermediate education (10+2) or any equivalent examination.

Course Curriculum Overview :

The course was good, it was focused towards improving our managerial skills related to family, allover lifestyle and other topics like Food Science, Foundations of Food and Nutrition. this course allover helped me in my personality development.

Remarks :

I had the best days of my life here as a student, everyone was so friendly and understanding here. My teachers, our dear principal all were like a ideal for me. The allover campus life was also good and we were provided with enough facilities.

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7.0 /10

Admission :

After completing my intermediate education, I filled the application for admission which is offline mode i.e we have to get the application in person and INR 100 is to be paid as a fee of application of admission. Further the admission was done on the basis of Marks of entrance exam conducted by the college. And the basic eligibility criteria for admission for [BA] (Home Science) is to be qualified in 10+2 or any equivalent examination from a recognised board .

Remarks :

It's a huge college, with well built infrastructure and allover positive environment. The teachers are hardworking professionals who are keen to prepare us well in our acadamics or in allover basis. It's a great experience to be here as a part of this college.

Campus Life :

There is no discrimination in Regards to my gender, race, ethnicity etc. But however as because of the government there is 5% of relaxation for merit for students belonging to SC/ST Otherwise there is no discrimination in my college in Regards to anything.

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7.7 /10

Course Curriculum Overview :

Labs are soo chilled. when we entered home science lab. we leave the hectic day behind because thats my favourite hobby ans teachers are so helpful. thats why I love college life. exam structure is very different every year because it depend upon the roll number u get. odd and even roll number get diffent question paper. in question paper, questions are same in both question papaer that are given to odd and even roll numbers. that ia questions are just jumbled.

Campus Life :

About the gender ration - I have studied in girls college so not any gender ratios. Yes, there is parties for the freshers and farwell parties. also get refreshments. There is not any issue regarding tolerance regarding to gender. Not any issue regarding any race and religion. teachers are also aware about this topic that not anything happen relted to race ans religion.

Remarks :

Everything and everyplace is not perfect. it is our perspective to see the things looks all the things in the positive way, then u may enjoy the every bit of life or college when you check about the negative. You may get all the negativity around then you may hate the college life to. Later you may hate your subjects to.

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10.0 /10

Course Curriculum Overview :

Courses / curriculum are too good and each and every courses have their own department. Even home science have their own kitchen and interior decoration class , stitching class etc. All faculties are too good and personal counseling also given. This course gives various opportunities and ba students can take MSc in future as it's home + science. Faculty members around 5-6 and students around 30 . Faculty members are too good and well trained , they had doctorate in their subjects. They all will show live examples while doing our classes. Method of teaching is both live practical and theoretical. Exam papers are not so much difficult. Sets are made for each student to sharpen their iq level and during final exams papers are same for everyone.

Loan/ Scholarship Provisions :

Scholarship-Free waver are given , Ishan uday etc can be applied. Job and placement is good and economic support for study related you can apply for scholarships. But , fees are too less that you don't have to apply for scholarships

Placement Experience :

Campus placement is too good . Even home science student completed their course and came back here for future experience Some get sets in other places. My plans after degree is to complete my msc

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Delhi University - [DU]
New Delhi, Delhi NCR
3.53 K first year fees
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Jaipur, Rajasthan
74.5 K first year fees
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Jaipur, Rajasthan
12 K first year fees
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