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B.Sc Community Science and Management


Students undertaking the B.Sc Program in Community Science and Management at Mount Carmel College are trained to explore the technicalities of the field. The program is designed by reputed professors to foster a culture wherein students’ talent and creativity are enhanced and amplified with technical training and guidance.

The department harmoniously blends the disciplines of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Development, Resource Management, Textiles and Clothing, and Extension Education to foster the empowerment of young women. Our related laboratories are specially designed towards enforcing an empirical approach to learning. Internships are woven into the curriculum. Students are also encouraged towards innovative research to enhance the quality of family, community, and industry through scientific interventions.

On acquiring in-depth knowledge about the field and learning the qualitative and quantitative techniques, along with co-curricular activities, Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in the areas of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Development, Resource Management, Textiles, and Clothing and Extension Education.

The department is associated with the Department of Agriculture, the Government of Karnataka, and the Karnataka Nutrition Mission. “Mritika” is further an extension food outlet of the department engaged in spreading awareness on the health benefits of millets through the sale of freshly prepared food including ‘meal in a bowl’ salads.


To provide a humanized process of education based on the amalgamation of science, technology and humanities contributing towards an improved quality of life.


  • To sensitize the learner towards individual needs and group needs of family and society
  • To empower the learner with the knowledge to build a healthy social environment
  • To enable them to identify professional and entrepreneurial opportunities in Home Science

Head of Department

Ms. Dorothy Anthony, Associate Professor., M.Sc., M.Phil., IGDCS.


Dr. Sundaravalli A, Associate Professor., M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D.

SemesterCourse CodeCourse TitleHours/Week
IDSC-C1Fundamentals of Textiles3
DSC-C2Fundamentals of Textiles Lab2
DSC-C3Extension Education and Communication3
DSC-C4Extension Education and Communication Lab2
DSC-C5Human Development I – Child Development3
OE-1 3
SEC1Environmental Studies/ Digital Fluency2
Value-based Course 2
IIDSC-C6Basic Nutrition and Food Science3
DSC-C7Basic Nutrition and Food Science Lab2
DSC-C8Fundamentals of Interior Design3
DSC-C9Fundamentals of Interior Design Lab2
DSC- C10Human Physiology2
OE2 3
SEC1Environmental Studies/ Digital Fluency2
Value-based Course 2
Students exiting the programme after securing 46 credits will be awarded UG Certificate in Home Science provided they secure 4 credits in work based vocational courses during summer term or internship/Apprenticeship in addition to 6 credits from skill-based courses earned during the first year.
IIIDSC- C11Family Meal Management3
DSC- C12Family Meal Management Lab2
DSC-C13Dyeing Printing and Finishing of Textiles3
DSC-C14Dyeing Printing and Finishing of Textiles Lab2
DSC-C15Resource Management3
OE3 3
SEC2 2
Value-based Course 2
IVDSC- C16Human Development II – Childhood and Adolescence3
DSC-C17Human Development II – Childhood and Adolescence Lab2
DSC- C18Traditional Textiles and Costumes of India3
DSC- C19Traditional Textiles and Costumes of India Lab2
DSC-C20Community Development3
SEC 3 2
Value-based Course 2
Students exiting the programme after securing 92 credits will be awarded UG Diploma in Home Science provided they secure additional 4 credits in skill based vocational courses offered during the first- or second- year summer term.
VDSC-C21Dietetics 4
DSC- C22Dietetics Lab3
DSC-C23Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Management4
DSC- C24Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Management Lab3
DSC- C25Human Development III – Adulthood and Family studies4
DSE-E1(a) Public Health Nutrition
(b) Apparel production & Management
Vocational IFundamentals of Pattern making & garment construction3
SEC 4 2
VIDSC- C26Extension Management4
DSC-C27Extension Management Lab3
DSC-C28Early Childhood Education4
DSC- C29Early Childhood Education Lab3
DSC-C30(4)Fashion Studies4
DSE-E2(a)Event Management and Hospitality Services
(b) Nutritional Biochemistry
Vocational IIFood Microbiology & Food Safety Regulations3
SEC 5 2
Students exiting the programme after 3-years will be awarded UG Degree, B. Sc. in Home Science upon securing 136 credits and satisfying the minimum credit requirements under each category of courses prescribed.

Food and Nutrition

  • Food Nutritionist in public health, schools, colleges, sports, paediatric, geriatric, maternity clinics and homes. Dietician in hospitals. Nutrition and Wellness Counsellors, Quality Control Supervisors in Food Industry, Food security officers in National and International Agencies, Food Safety supervisors in food service sectors, CDPO’s and start-ups.

Human Development

  • Karnataka State Govt. – Department of Women and Children and Department of Social Welfare – all allied posts of the Dept. from gazetted to SDC (H.Sc. students are eligible), Early Childhood Curriculum planner, NGO’s – National & International, Child or Family Development Specialist, Parent Educator, Child Welfare Worker, Preschool Teacher, Counsellor – Child, Youth & Family, Trainer, Special Educator, Research Associates, Start-ups.

Resource Management

  • Entrepreneurs, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Colour Advisor, Ergonomist, Brand manager for consumer products, HR and Hotel Administrator, Specialist in floriculture and landscape, Executives in hospitality industry, Digital marketing expert, Marketing manager, Research and Development in interior space design, ergonomics, consumerism, marketing and non-conventional energy and sustainable development.

Textiles and Clothing

  • Quality Control officer, Freelance Textile Artist, Fabric Resource Manager, Design Consultant, Fashion Designer, Stylist, Illustrator, Merchandiser, Fashion Journalist, Sketching Assistant, Textile Designer, Interior Furnishings Designer, Fabric Analyser, Knit – Wear Designers, Research in Textile and Entrepreneurs.

Extension Education

  • Extension Officer, Karnataka State Govt. – Department of Women and Children and Department of Social Welfare – all allied posts of the Dept. from gazetted to SDC (H.Sc. students are eligible), NGO’s, Communication Technologist, Trainers, Field Officers, Social Entrepreneurs, CSR Managers and Research Associates.

Placement Policy & Guidelines for Students

The Placement Policy is applicable to all students registered with the Placement Cell of Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, and is to be followed during their entire tenure at the college.

  1. The Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator are the facilitators and counsellors for placement related activities and will be responsible for all concerned activities & functioning of the Placement Cell.
  2. The Student Placement Committee will be assisting the Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator in all activities related to placements.
  3. Neither the College nor the Placement Cell guarantees a job. The Placement Cell will facilitate and coordinate the placement activities on campus including bringing in companies, coordinating the recruitment drives, organizing recruitment training and other related activities leading to the successful placements of the deserving students.
  4. Applying for a company, getting recruited, joining a company is entirely the responsibility/decision of the student concerned.
  5. Opting to register for placements is completely the choice of the students. As some would want to pursue higher studies or other opportunities, such students can refrain from registering with the Placement Cell.
  6. Students are required to check the ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for registering with the Placement Cell before registering.
  7. All final year students with an aggregate score of 60% and above and with NO ACTIVE BACKLOGS are eligible to register for placements.
  8. All registered students are required to MANDATORILY attend the recruitment training conducted by the Placement Cell and meet the necessary threshold of 75% attendance and 80% completion of the practice tests & assessments to qualify for applying to the cos. Failing to qualify may result in re-training of the student at an additional cost which is to be borne at actuals by the concerned student.
  9. The Placement Cell will notify all the registered students about the upcoming recruitment drives through mails and Whatsapp group notifications and not individually. The students are to be alert and keep a track of the notifications and apply as per their interest and eligibility.
  10. Once a student registers/enrolls for a particular company, she is expected to complete the entire recruitment process as relevant and required. Failing to do so, will result in the student being debarred from sitting for further recruitment drives. Exceptions will be made at the sole discretion of the Placement Cell only in genuine cases. Such cases/reasons to be formally communicated to the Placement Office over mail at least one day prior to the drive.
  11. The student has a choice not to participate in the recruitment process of a company after attending the Pre-Placement Talk. If she decides to continue, then she will be bound by the College Placement Policy to attend the rest of the recruitment process of the company as stated above.
  12. Students will not be allowed to participate in the selection process of a company for which she has missed the PPT.
  13. While the Placement Cell will do its due diligence and bring in the right companies, it is the responsibility of every student to check the company profile, eligibility, Job Profile and the Job Role before applying. The same will also be mailed and/or updated on the Notice Boards or social media groups.
    a. Ex 1- If a company requires the applicant to have an average of 70%, be well assured that you meet the criteria before applying to that company.
    b. Ex 2- If the company requires you to have NO standing arrears/backlogs at the time of attending the placement process, kindly DO NOT APPLY to the company if you do not meet this criterion.
  14. If, after being selected by a company, for some reason the student is not satisfied either with the pay, the timings, work allotted, etc during onboarding, she will need to take it up with the concerned within the company. The Placement Cell will not be able to intervene in internal matters. However, it is important that the students reach out to us in case there are major deviations from the terms mentioned by the company at the time of recruitment.
  15. A student can apply to as many companies as she wants and appear for interviews until the first job is secured. A student will be considered to have secured a job if her name appears in the final select list of a company.
  16. The Placement Office of MCC follows a strict “ONE OFFER PER STUDENT” Policy. However, if a student has been offered a job with a CTC less than or equal to INR 2 lakhs PA, she can opt to apply for ONE more company, subject to prior formal approval by the Placement Office.
  17. Once a student’s name appears in the final selects of a company, it is obligatory for the student to accept the offer. Rejecting offers is strictly not allowed. Defaulters will be required to submit a letter to the Principal along with a penalty fee which could be equivalent to one month’s salary being offered by the said company.
  18. Recruitment Process: All companies generally follow the following procedure (however they could be exceptions) –
    a. Presentation about the company & Job Profile (Pre-Placement Talk)
    b. Written Exam (Aptitude / Technical Test)
    c. Group Discussion and/or Task (Assignments)
    d. Interview (Technical/HR/Others)
    e. Verification of Documents
    f. Offer Letter
  19. Students are to strictly ensure the following for all recruitment drives:
    a. Must report on time as mentioned in the schedules
    b. Wear Business Formals for every recruitment process. Students wearing casuals during recruitment process will be sent back
    c. Always carry one folder containing resumes (2-3 copies), passport size photos, copies of mark sheets, certificates & stationery
    d. Compulsorily carry College & Govt. ID Cards
  20. Most companies require applicants to have Govt. ID – Aadhar & PAN. Hence it is advised for all students to apply for these before registering for placements.
    Students are not allowed to contact the Company / HR team directly for any reason through the recruitment process. In case of any issues or concerns, they are advised to contact their Placement Office and discuss their problems.
  21. Strict action will be taken against students found to be engaged in maligning the College or the Placement Office with the companies. Any grievances you may have, are to be brought to the notice of the of the Placement Officer for resolution.
  22. If a student makes any false claims in the Resume/Student Registration Form, her registration will be cancelled immediately and job offer if any, will be revoked.
  23. All companies conduct a thorough background check/verification. If the company finds that you have manipulated your marks / documents in any manner/or mis-represented any information, your job offer will be terminated, and your name will be blacklisted.
  24. Strict discipline needs to be followed by every student during the recruitment process. Any sort of indecent behavior/misbehavior which affects the decorum of the Placement Cell or the reputation of the College or the Company, will attract severe penalty and disqualification.
  25. Unless explicitly permitted by the companies, use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited during the recruitment process.
  26. Malpractice in all forms or marking proxies during the selection process and beyond, is strictly prohibited and those caught indulging in such activities would be debarred from the placement process. Also, note that no concessions in any form shall be made in such cases.
  27. It may happen that the campus recruitment process can stretch till late evenings. Students are required and prepared to be available accordingly. In case of off-line drives, students are to inform their parents and should arrange their own transportation.
  28. In case of virtual (online) recruitment drives, it is the responsibility of the students to ensure they have the necessary equipment (laptop/PC with functional webcam and mic) and sufficient internet bandwidth for seamless conduction of the process.
  29. Students are required to provide correct email IDs and contact numbers at the time of registration. These will be used for all communication from the Placement Cell and the recruiting companies. The onus is on the students to ensure the contact details provided are correct and up to date.
  30. Students are advised to check their mails regularly as all communication related to placements will be sent through mails.
  31. It is mandatory that once you receive an Intent Letter/Offer Letter from the Company, a copy must be submitted to the Placement Office. Failing which, the end semester examination Hall Ticket/results will be withheld.
  32. All students registered for placements will be bounded by the Attendance Policy of the College. Any exception to the above is permitted only through formal approval of the Placement Office and the respective Department Heads.


For all matters not covered in the above policy, the Placement Office will use its discretion to take appropriate decisions as and when required.

The above guidelines are to ensure a smooth process in the best interest of our students and the participating companies.

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