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College of Home Science Nirmala Niketan

NAAC A+ Grade Reaccredited

Affiliated to University of Mumbai
(NAAC A++ Grade Reaccredited)

Beneficiary of RUSA 2.0 Component 9.0-Infrastructural Grant

Milestones

Sr.No Year Achievements
01 2019 NIRF ranked 150-200
02 2018 MOU signed by Department of Textile and Fashion Technology with Orange Tree
03 2017 Introduced Value Added Certificate Course in Personal Styling, Fitness and Personal Grooming in association with Orange Tree
04 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.
05 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.
06 2014 NAAC Accreditation A Grade for the period 2009-2014 (Third Cycle). CGPA 3.11
07 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.
08 2012 Introduced Credit and Semester Based Grading System in M.Sc. (Home Science) Part I
09 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)
10 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.
11 2009 Opening of Gymnasium Started Diet Counselling Centre NAAC Accreditation - B Grade (2.90 on a 4 point scale)
12 2007 Designed and introduced Value-Added Certificate Courses - Nutrition & Exercise for Fitness, Visual Merchandising, Entrepreneurship in Textile Craft - Obtained University Affiliation
13 2006 Introduction of University Recognized Value Added Certificate course in Food Processing & Preservation
14 2005 Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Nirmala Niketan Institute (50 years) Permanent recognition for Ph.D. in Home Science.
15 2003 NAAC Accreditation B+ (78%)
16 2002 Research Reach, a bi-annual journal of the Research Centre of the college was first published
17 1999 Department of Textiles and Fashion Technology started Certificate courses in Computer Aided Design in Weaving, Printing and Fashion Illustration
18 1998 Introduction of Ph.D. in Home Science for 3 branches
19 1992 Started the Counselling Centre of the College The Research Centre of the College was established
20 1988 Prakriti Women's Centre was set up
21 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
22 1980 Silver Jubilee Celebration of the Nirmala Niketan Institute (25 years) Started the Alumni Association
23 1979 Introduced Specialisations in 3 branches at T.Y.B.Sc. level Obtained Affiliation of the Home Science Courses from the University of Bombay
24 1976 Introduced Specialisations in 3 branches at T.Y.B.Sc. level Obtained Affiliation of the Home Science Courses from the University of Bombay
25 1976 Started M.Sc. in Textiles & Clothing Started Junior College
26 1975 Started One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Applied Nutrition
27 1972 Started M.Sc. in Child Development Started M.Sc. in Foods & Nutrition
28 1969 Introduction of Three Year B.Sc. (Home Science) program affiliated to University of Mumbai
28 1955 The College of Home Science started its Certificate course in Home Science