College of Community Science, Bhubaneswar

About the College:

 

     College of Home Science has gracefully completed 35 years of its existence, established in the year 1981 under the Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology. It is located in the heart of the temple city Bhubaneswar, the state capital of Odisha. The College is housed in spacious building, unsprawling campus and situated at about 5 Kms away from railway station and at equal distance from Biju Pattnaik International Airport.

     The college offers Graduate and Post graduate degree programmes. Now the nomenclature of the B.Sc. (Home Science) degree has been changed to B.Sc.(Hons.) Community Science. The intake capacity of B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science is 32 and offers Post Graduate degree programmes in Food and Nutrition, Family Resource Management and Textiles and Apparel Designing with the intake capacity is  5 in each department.  The admission is carried out strictly according to the norms laid down by the University i.e. through OUAT entrance examination and marks of last qualifying examination. The duration of under graduate programme is 4 yrs & that of post graduate programme is 2 yrs comprising of semester system. The course curriculum of B.Sc & M.sc. home science programme is followed as per the ICAR recommendation.

     The major disciplines of Community Science are Food and Nutrition, Textile and Apparel Designing, Family Resource Management, Human Development and Family Studies and Home Science Extension and Communication Management.

Mandate

·         Impart education to produce quality Human Resources for development of rural societies.

·         Constantly strive to develop technologies in diverse areas like Foods & Nutrition, Human Development & Family Studies, Family Resource Management, Textiles & Apparel Design, Extension Education and Communication Management.

·         Disseminate knowledge for overall development and women empowerment.

 

Vision

·         The major visions of this college to reorient education, research and extension activities to meet the challenges of Food & Nutrition security and empowering women of the state.

 

Goal

·         High academic attainment  at state, national & international level

·         Focusing thrust areas of research.

·         Link research outcomes with extension activities to meet the challenges of farming as well as urban community

 

 

 

Facilities:

The college is having one administrative building with director’s room, 8 faculty rooms, one library, one seminar-cum- placement hall, and one Examination Hall. For conducting practical of UG and PG students, there are 8 nos. of laboratories and for theory classes 4 classrooms in the college. The department of Family Resource Management has got one experiential learning laboratory. One   Lab. Nursery School is running under the department of Human development and family studies. One computer Laboratory with internet facilities is also available for both UG and PG students.

Selection for admission: As per OUAT norms.

Undergraduate: .B.Sc. Home Science

 B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science (New degree)

Curriculum of various Degrees:

The degree of B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science is of four years course programme having total 167    credit hours spread in 8 semesters. The following courses are as follows.

Basic Supporting Courses: (Total 32 credit hours)

  1. General English
  2. Technical Writing (English)
  3. Elementary Statistics
  4. Agricultural Informatics
  5. Principles of Biochemistry
  6. Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
  7. Elementary Human Physiology
  8. Fundamentals of Food Microbiology
  9. Communication Skills and Personality Development
  10. Economics and Marketing
  11. Introduction to Rural Sociology
  12. National Service Scheme

 

Core courses: (Total 135 credit hours)

The core courses including Student Ready Programme are offered by the following departments as per recent 5th Deans’ Committee recommendation. The recommended courses are in the departments of

 

  1. Food Science and Nutrition
  2. Food Policy and Public Health Nutrition
  3. Family Resource Management and Consumer Science
  4. Human Development and Family Studies
  5. Home Science Extension and Communication Management
  6. Apparel Designing
  7. Textile Science and Design

 

Department: Presently the  College is running with four major departments namely

  1. Food and Nutrition
  2. Human Development and family studies
  3. Family Resource Management
  4. Textiles and Apparel Designing

Research Achievements: Keeping the recent issues and problems of rural as well as urban community in view, the PG research works have been conducted on the following topics during last two years.

  • Decision making of farm women related to farm and household activities
  • Consumer behaviour study
  • Ergonomic assessment of furniture
  • Drying of vegetables by the use of solar green house
  • Handloom fabrics of Odisha
  • Impact of advertisements on the consumer behaviour
  • Empowerment of rural women
  • Nutrition supplements for cardio-vascular and diabetic patients
  • Microbial study of street foods in Bhubaneswar city
  • Phyto-constituents on preservation of certain fruits and vegetables under natural condition
  • Function of phyto estrogen for reducing female reproductive problems

Events including calendar:

 

1ST YEAR FIRST SEMESTER

ORISSA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY, BHUBANESWAR

SEMESTER CALENDAR, 2016-17

Sl No.

Particulars

1st Year

1st semester

No. of days

1

Commencement of Class

01.08.2016

47 NIDs

2

Mid-Term Examination

01.10.16 - 06.10.16

05 working days

3

Submission of Attendance Sheet

09.12.16

48 NIDs after Mid-term

4

Preparation Break

10.12.16-13.12.16

04 days

5

Final Theory Examination

14.12.16 - 24.12.16

10 working days

6

Final Practical Examination

26.12.16 - 31.12.16

07 working days

7

Submission of Grade Sheet

06.01.2017

05  working days after practical exam

8

Declaration of Result

12.01.2017

10 working days after final practical exam

9

Registration to the Next Semester(Without Fine)

13.01.2017

Total: 165 days

10

Commencement of class for next semester

16.1.17

 

 

 

1ST YEAR SECOND SEMESTER

ORISSA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY, BHUBANESWAR

SEMESTER CALENDAR, 2016-17

Sl No.

Particulars

1st  Year

2nd semester

Days

1

Commencement of Class

16.01.2017

47 NIDs

2

Mid-Term Examination

15.03.17-20.03.17

05 working days

3

Summer vacation

16.05.17 – 15.06.17

30 days

4

Submission of Attendance Sheet

16.06.17

48 NIDs after Mid-term

5

Preparation Break

17.6.17 – 18.6.17

02 days

6

Final Theory Examination

19.6.17 – 29.6.17

10 working days

7

Final Practical Examination

30.6.17 – 7.7.17

07 working days

8

Submission of Grade Sheet

13.7.17

05 working days after final practical exam

9

Declaration of Result

19.7.17

10 working days after final practical exam

10

Registration to the Next Semester(Without Fine)

20.7.17

Total: 185 days

11

Commencement of Class for the next Semester

21.7.17

 

 

 

 

SECOND YEAR 1ST SEMESTER

ORISSA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY, BHUBANESWAR

SEMESTER CALENDAR, 2017-18

Sl No.

Particulars

2nd Year

1st semester

No. of days

1

Commencement of Class

21.7.17

47 NIDs

2

Mid-Term Examination

15.9.17 - 20.9.17

05 working days

3

Submission of Attendance Sheet

22.11.17

48 NIDs after Mid-term

4

Preparation Break

23.11.17-25.11.17

03 days

5

Final Theory Examination

26.11.17-06.12.17

10 working days

6

Final Practical Examination

07.12.17-14.12.17

07 working days

7

Submission of Grade Sheet

19.12.17

05 days after practical exam

8

Declaration of Result

26.12.2017

10 working days after practical exam

9

Registration to the Next Semester(Without Fine)

27.12.2017

Total: 159 days

10

Commencement of Class for the next Semester

28.12.2017

 

 

 

 

2ND YEAR SECOND SEMESTER

ORISSA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY, BHUBANESWAR

SEMESTER CALENDAR, 2017-18

Sl No.

Particulars

2nd Year

2nd semester

Days

1

Commencement of Class

28.12.2017

47 NIDs

2

Mid-Term Examination

24.2.18-01.3.18

05 working days

3

Submission of Attendance Sheet

07.5.18

48 NIDs after Mid-term

5

Final Theory Examination

08.5.18-18.5.18

10 working days

6

Summer vacation

19.5.18-15.6.18

27 days

7

Final Practical Examination

16.6.18-23.6.18

07 working days

8

Submission of Grade Sheet

29.6.18

05 working days after final practical exam

9

Declaration of Result

05.07.18

10 working days after final practical exam

10

Registration to the Next Semester(Without Fine)

06.07.18

Total: 191 days

11

Commencement of Class for the next Semester

07.07.18

 

 

 

 

3RD YEAR 1ST SEMESTER

ORISSA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY, BHUBANESWAR

SEMESTER CALENDAR, 2018-19

Sl No.

Particulars

3rd year

1st semester

No. of days

1

Commencement of Class

07.07.2018

47 NIDs

2

Mid-Term Examination

04.9.2018-10.9.2018

05 working days

3

Submission of Attendance Sheet

08.11.2018

48 NIDs after Mid-term

4

Preparation Break

09.11.2018-11.11.2018

04 days

5

Final Theory Examination

12.11.2018-23.11.2018

10 working days

6

Final Practical Examination

24.11.2018-01.12.2018

07 working days

7

Submission of Grade Sheet

07.12.2018

05 working days after practical exam

8

Declaration of Result

13.12.2018

10 working days after practical exam

9

Registration to the Next Semester(Without Fine)

14.12.2018

Total: 161 days

10

Commencement of Class for the next Semester

15.12.2018

 

 

 

 

3rd YEAR SECOND SEMESTER

ORISSA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY, BHUBANESWAR

SEMESTER CALENDAR, 2018-19

Sl No.

Particulars

3rd Year

2nd semester

Days

1

Commencement of Class

15.12.2018

47 NIDs

2

Mid-Term Examination

12.2.2019-18.2.2019

05 working days

3

Submission of Attendance Sheet

22.04.2019

48 NIDs after Mid-term

4

Preparation Break

23.4.2019-25.4.2019

03 days

5

Final Theory Examination

26.4.2019-07.5.2019

10 working days

6

Final Practical Examination

08.4.2019-16.5.2019

07 working days

7

Summer vacation

17.05.2019-15.06.2019

30 days

7

Submission of Grade Sheet

22.05.2019

05 working days after final practical exam

8

Declaration of Result

28.05.2019

07 working days after submission of grade sheet

9

Registration to the Next Semester(Without Fine)

16.06.2019

Total: 185 days

10

Commencement of Class for the next Semester

17.06.2019

 

 

 

 

4th YEAR 1ST SEMESTER

ORISSA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY, BHUBANESWAR

SEMESTER CALENDAR, 2019-20

Sl No.

Particulars

4th year

1st semester

No. of days

1

Commencement of Class

17.6.2019

RAWE Programme for 20 Weeks

2

Mid-Term Examination

04.11.2019

3

Submission of Attendance Sheet

4

Preparation Break

5

Final Theory Examination

6

Final Practical Examination

 

07 working days

7

Submission of Grade Sheet

05.11.2019

05 working days after practical exam

8

Declaration of Result

11.11.2019

05 working days after submission of grade sheet

9

Registration to the Next Semester(Without Fine)

12.11.2019

Total: 165 days

10

Commencement of Class for the next Semester

13.11.2019

 

 

 

4th YEAR SECOND SEMESTER

ORISSA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY, BHUBANESWAR

SEMESTER CALENDAR, 2019-20

Sl No.

Particulars

4th Year

2nd semester

Days

1

Commencement of Class

13.11.2019

 

2

Mid-Term Examination

13.05.2020

06 Months Training programme

3

Submission of Attendance Sheet

4

Preparation Break

5

Final Theory Examination

6

Final Practical Examination

7

Submission of Grade Sheet

15.05.2020

 

8

Summer Vacation

16.05.2020-15.06.2020

30 Days

8

Declaration of Result

20.05.2020

05 working days after submission of grade sheet

9

Registration to the Next Semester(Without Fine)

 

Total: 187 days

 

 

 

Name

Designation

Email ID

   Mobile           Number

Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Dr.Punam Agarwal

Director, Professor(FSN)

punamagarwal2011@gmail.com

9437551334

Dr.Snehalata Nanda

Professor(FSN)

snehalata.nanda@gmail.com

9437120272

Dr.Diptimayee Jena

Associate Professor(FSN)

deeptijena @yahoo.co.in

9437282267

Dr.Chitrotpala Devidarshini

Asst. Professor(FSN)

chitramickey@gmail.com

8280079986

Department of Textile Science and Design

Dr.Pranati Das

Professor(TSD)

Pranati_ouat@yahoo.com

8763181069

Dr.Shradhanjali Mohapatra

Asst. Professor(TSD)

shradhaouat07@gmail.com

9437447497

Department of Family Resource Management and Consumer Science

Dr.Trupti Mohanty

Professor(FRM)

trupti_ouat@rediffmail.com

9437408282

Dr. Manashi Mohanty

Professor(FRM)

manashiouat@ gmail.com

9437302802

Department of Human Development and Family  Studies

Dr.Dibyaprava Pradhan

Associate Professor(HDFS)

dibyapradhan@ rediffmail.com

9437389931

Dr.Pritishri Parhi

Associate Professor(HDFS)

pritishriparhi11@gmail.com

9437231705

Faculties:

 

 

Linkages with other institutes:

The College of Home science has established good rapport with Central Institute of Women in Agriculture (CIWA), Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Central Weavers’ Service Centre and other line departments of Government of Odisha such as Department of Women and Child Development, School and Mass education and Food Supply and Consumer Welfare,   for the greater benefits of rural community in the state.