Milestones of the College

2019

NIRF ranked 150-200

2018

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

2017

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

2016

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.

2015

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.

2014

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

2013

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.

2012

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

2011

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)

2010

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.

2009

Opening of Gymnasium

Started Diet Counselling Centre

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

2007

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

2006

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

2005

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

Permanent recognition for Ph.D. in Home Science.

2003

NAAC Accreditation B+ (78%)

2002

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

1999

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

1998

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

1992

Started the Counselling Centre of the College

The Research Centre of the College was established

1988

Prakriti Women's Centre was set up

1985

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

1980

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

Started the Alumni Association

1979

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

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

1976

Started M.Sc. in Textiles & Clothing

Started Junior College

1975

Started One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Applied Nutrition

1972

Started M.Sc. in Child Development

Started M.Sc. in Foods & Nutrition

1969

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

1955

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