B.Sc.(Hons.) Community Science

The present four years degree programme as per V Deans’ Committee is being implemented since 2016-17 with three years of core courses and one year of student READY programme which focuses strongly on entrepreneurship. The curriculum is a value added programme for skill and capacity building of students. Currently this programme has enhanced visibility, skill and employability for graduates for self employment and to serve in industries as well as Government jobs. The present graduate programme gives hands-on training to students in specialized fields with strong basic and essential knowledge. The opportunities and hands-on training builds self confidence and capacity for establishing an enterprise of new venture.

            Community Science is the only significant, comprehensive and unique course which encompasses arts, science, commerce, engineering, medical and agriculture subjects. This discipline prepares individuals for both professional and quality family life. The flexibility and versatile nature of the curriculum gives opportunities to enter into the diversified job market and to rise to the occasion in the competitive world.

Since 2012, the B. Tech programme is growing exponentially with three batches of students graduated who are well equipped to face professional challenges. The four year degree programme offers courses for six semesters with theory and practical. It teaches combination of food technology, management and marketing skills. The course also teaches maximizing utilization of agricultural resources conceding with environmental concerns. In the  7th semester, the students are given hands on training with concept of ‘earn while you learn’ while in the 8th semester, the students are placed in different food processing industries to actually learn how the industry functions in terms of production, financial management, marketing, quality assurance, etc.

The laboratory facilities and processing plants are created with the financial support of project, National Mission for Food Processing and Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana, GoI along with University support.

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