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Composite Home Science


The Department of Home Science was started in the year 1960. It completed 60 long years and now celebrates its Diamond Jubilee. Home Science course is a value-based process of education that amalgamates Science, Technology and Humanities to enhance the quality of life of women and society. The department harmoniously blends different disciplines to foster and empower young women. In alignment with the vision of MCC, the department aims to empower our students through the three year graduation journey.


Department of Home Science started in the year 1960.


Empowerment of women through skill development and community oriented education


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

Head of the Department

Dr. A. Sundaravalli, Associate Prof., M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Email :

Contact : 9739945882

Single Discipline Program

2015 – 2016

  • Workshop on Nutri-genomics on 10th and 11th July, 2015.
  • “Mritika” an outlet to sell millet products was inaugurated by Mr. Krishna Byre Gowda, Minister of Agriculture, and Government of Karnataka on December 15th, 2016 on Science Day.

2017 – 2018

  • Organics Millets- National Trade Fair Conference conducted on 29th and 30th April 2017 along with a Millet Cookery Competition – the event was organised by the Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka.
  • Millets workshop – one-day workshop conducted on Millets for Nutritionists on 25th April, 2017 – in association with Department of Agriculture, Govt. of Karnataka and Indian Dietetic Association, Bangalore Chapter and Nutrition Society of India.
  • The organising committee of Organics & Millets International Trade Fair 2018, Department of Agriculture, Govt. Of Karnataka organised two events from 19th to 21st January, 2018.
    i) Inter collegiate short video making competition
    ii)Millet cooked product display challenge
  • Workshop conducted by Department of Home Science in association with NSI, Bangalore chapter on January 10th, 2017 at Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru.
    Speaker: Dr. A .J. Hemamalini, (Professor and Head. Department of Clinical Nutrition, Sri Ramachandran University, Chennai.
  • Department of Home Science in collaboration with IDM department on 3/3/2017 at GJB auditorium, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore.
    Speaker: AR. Sathya prakash Varanasi, Architect
  • Workshop on Magic with hands Conducted on March 11th 2017.
  • Departments of Home Science and Nutrition & Dietetics, Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru, in association with Nutrition Society of India, Bangalore Chapter Celebrated National Nutrition Week 2016 based on theme: Life Cycle Approach for Better Nutrition by organizing a Symposium on 1/9/2017 at Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru.
  • A Nutritional Awareness Program / Seminar on ‘21st Century Challenges for Food and Nutrition Sector’ was conducted by Department of Home Science and Nutrition & Dietetics Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru, in association with PFNDAI(Protein Foods and Nutrition Development Association of India) on 25th November 2017 at Mount Carmel College campus.
  • International Trade Fair on Organics and Millets took place on 19th, 20th and 21st of January, 2018.
  • Inter Departmental workshop conducted on 05.08.2018 by Department of Home Science and Department of Statistics.
  • National Education Program
    Nutrition Education of CDPOs, Organised by Food and nutrition Board, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India and Department of Home Science, Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru on 03.09.2018.
  • Cake Workshop
    Baking workshop Conducted by Department of Home Science and Academy of Pastry Arts on 08.12.2018.

2019 – 2020

  • Chocolate-making workshop
    Resource Person: Dr. Sapna Dinesh, Dept. of Home Science, Mount Carmel College
    Date and Venue: July on 19th July, 2019, Nutrition lab, ground floor, Antoinette Block, Mount Carmel College.
  • Basics of Excel Workshop
    Department of Home Science in association with Department of Statistics & Analytics conducted 2 day workshop on basics of excel for students of Home science on 23 & 24th August 2019 in statistics lab.
  • Awareness on Nutrition, Sanitation & Hygiene
    Conduced on November 12th 2019 by the Department of Home Science for the students of Mount Carmel Central School.
  • Maggie Magic in Minutes
    Conducted on December 12th, 2019 which was hosted by celebrity chef Ripu Dammam Hands.
  • Workshop on Organo-Nutri-greens
    Topic: Micro Green Cultivation and vermicomposting. Event was conducted on 11th January 2020.
    Resource Person’s: Ms. Sowmya Mahesh (Department of Environmental Science) and Dr. Gayathri Devi.
  • Baking Workshop
    Cake Workshop for B.Sc. Home Science students conducted by Academy of Pastry Arts on 25.01.2020 at Mount Carmel.
  • VIVIDH 2020
    Home Science Fest as part of Diamond Jubilee Celebration was celebrated on 28th February, 2020.
  • Home Science Association
    Science fest was celebrated on 23rd August 2019 in Mount Carmel College.

Major Dr. Shantha Maria B V

M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D.

Dean & Associate Professor


Dr. Sundaravalli A

M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D.

HOD & Associate Professor


Ms. Dorothy Anthony

M.Sc., M.Phil., IGDCS.

Assistant Professor


Dr. Lakshmi Jithendran

M.Sc., NET., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Ms. Michelle Vaz

M.Sc., NET.

Assistant Professor


Dr. Sapna Dinesh

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET.

Assistant Professor


Ms. Swathi R

M.Sc., M.Phil., NET.

Assistant Professor

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.