Milestones of the College


NIRF ranked 150-200


MOU signed by Department of Textile and Fashion Technology with Orange Tree


Introduced Value Added Certificate Course in Personal Styling, Fitness and Personal Grooming in association with Orange Tree


Academic Audit (1985 - 2016) by University of Mumbai

Introduced Value Added Course in Cultural and Heritage Management

Obtained University Affiliation for Value added Courses: CAD-CAM and Computer-Aided Technologies in Apparel Industry; and Workstation Design and Applied Ergonomics.

Introduced Entrepreneurship Incubation Cell in TFT dept.


Diamond Jubilee Celebration of the Nirmala Niketan Institute (60 years)

MOU's signed by Department of FND with Univ of Ghent, Belgium; Department of Microbiology Jai Hind college; Department of Biochemistry Ramnarain Ruia college; and K.J.Somaiya College.

Introduced Value Added Course in Art Based Therapy

Introduction of 1 year Diploma course in CAD-Cam and Computer Technologies in Apparel Industry for students of Textiles and Fashion Technology.


NAAC Accreditation A Grade for the period 2009-2014 (Third Cycle). CGPA 3.11


Organized a three day International Conference on the theme "Enhancing Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability - Opportunities, Challenges and Future Directions"

Cultural and Academic Exchange Programme with University College Ghent, Belgium.

MOU was signed with Fu-Jen University, Taiwan in order to promote Academic Exchange and Cooperation.

Introduced Orientation Course in Sign Language as a Value Added Course.


Introduced Credit and Semester Based Grading System in M.Sc. (Home Science) Part I


Commencement of M.Sc . Courses in Sports Nutrition and Food Processing and Preservation (affiliated to University of Mumbai)

Cultural and Academic Exchange Programme with Lycee Marie Tessier, La Providence, Blois, France

Initiated Credit and Semester Based Grading System of University of Mumbai for F.Y.B.Sc. (Home Science)


Designed and introduced Value Added Courses - Creative parenting, Workstation Design and Applied Ergonomics

Introduced Research Methods and Statistics Course for Doctoral Students in Home Science

Research Reach, a bi-annual journal published by the Research centre was registered with International Centre for ISSN, Paris and was assigned International Standard Serial Number (ISSN): ISSN 0974-617X.


Opening of Gymnasium

Started Diet Counselling Centre

NAAC Accreditation - B Grade (2.90 on a 4 point scale)


Designed and introduced Value-Added Certificate Courses - Nutrition & Exercise for Fitness, Visual Merchandising, Entrepreneurship in Textile Craft - Obtained University Affiliation


Introduction of University Recognized Value Added Certificate course in Food Processing & Preservation


Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Nirmala Niketan Institute (50 years)

Permanent recognition for Ph.D. in Home Science.


NAAC Accreditation B+ (78%)


Research Reach, a bi-annual journal of the Research Centre of the college was first published


Department of Textiles and Fashion Technology started Certificate courses in Computer Aided Design in Weaving, Printing and Fashion Illustration


Introduction of Ph.D. in Home Science for 3 branches


Started the Counselling Centre of the College

The Research Centre of the College was established


Prakriti Women's Centre was set up


Introduction of 4th Branch (Community Resource Management) at T.Y.B.Sc. level Cultural and Academic Exchange Programme with Institute Carcado-Saisseval, Paris, France


Silver Jubilee Celebration of the Nirmala Niketan Institute (25 years)

Started the Alumni Association


Introduced Specialisations in 3 branches at T.Y.B.Sc. level

Obtained Affiliation of the Home Science Courses from the University of Bombay


Started M.Sc. in Textiles & Clothing

Started Junior College


Started One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Applied Nutrition


Started M.Sc. in Child Development

Started M.Sc. in Foods & Nutrition


Introduction of Three Year B.Sc. (Home Science) program affiliated to University of Mumbai


The College of Home Science started its Certificate course in Home Science