Student Support

Scholarship and Freeship

A number of merit based scholarships and awards are conferred to academically exceptional students. Further, some need-based scholarships are also available by the Government, University of Mumbai as well as the institution. Those who wish to apply should give the same in writing to the Principal throughthe scholarship committee (after notice for invitations for the same is put up).

To view the list of awards/scholarships available by the Government, University of Mumbai and college,

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Guidance for Competitive Exams

Teachers in college are very committed in guiding students outside class in case they need facilitation for preparation of competitive exams like NET, SET, Registered Dietitian (RD) etc. on an informal basis.

Career Counselling

Career counselling for Home Science Degree Programme is carried out with the objectives of making the students aware of the courses they will be mastering during their degree programme; making them acquainted with future prospects of the specializations, job prospects and opportunities for further studies.

Further, we believe that our alumnae are one of our strongest advocates. Thus, departments invite their alumnae every now and then to take sessions/workshops/for talks, guide young minds through their experience of work world.

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Employment Placement Cell

The Placement Cell was launched with the objective of being a one-point contact for all companies interested in employing Home Science graduates from Nirmala Niketan in their organization either as employees or interns. The Employment Placement Cell constitutes of teacher representatives from each specialisation, headed by Mrs. Roopa Rao as the Placement Coordinator.

Remedial Coaching

The faculty encourages the slow learners, gifted students and the students who need support in academics, theory and practical, for improving their performance. The classes are conducted without disturbing the regular instructional hours.

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Soft Skills Development

Soft skills consist of personal attributes/qualities that enable one to manage different domains of one's life and interpersonal relationships more effectively and harmoniously. The college conducts different programmes/sessions/workshops aimed at soft skills training targeted to enhance these attributes in students that are essential for growth and success in personal and professional life.

Soft Skills Course :

Bal Utsav :

Monsoon Mela :

Bridge Course

If a learner does not have the suitable subject background for direct entry to first year Master’s level, or he/she has not studied the relevant subjects in the required depth then he/she might need to undertake a bridging course to bring the skills and knowledge of the learner to in level with graduate learners from our institute.

The course is open to all M.Sc. registered students (non-home science and home science students from other universities eligible for the Master’s Home Science programmes) who wish to avail of this opportunity of gaining the basics of Home Science in the chosen field of the specializations.

This course enables aspirant students who have sought admission for M.Sc. (Home Science Courses). It equips candidates with relevant knowledge and skills to help them cope with curriculum of the Master’s programme under the respective branches.

Syllabus for Bridge Course in Home Science

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Personal Counselling Centre

Personal counseling provides an opportunity to explore your concerns in a supportive and non-judgmental environment. Some of the reasons students come to counselling are; dealing with stress, losses, difficult relationships, feeling isolated or depressed, concerns with academic performance and many others. Our professional counselor can support the students through whatever challenges they are facing and help them reach their personal and academic goals.

Diet Counselling Centre

A diet counselling centre has been established by the college as some students face the problem of underweight and obesity as well as have other health related issues. One of the major activities of the cell is the health mela which is held annually. This is conducted for the teaching, non-teaching and support staff and students. Various activities such as assessment of body composition, bone mineral density, lung function capacity as well as screening for anaemia and thalassemia are conducted. Sessions are also conducted on a wide range of topics on health and nutrition.

Yoga and Meditation

As per the government directive, the International Day of Yoga is celebrated every year on 21st June since 2016-2017. Yoga expert Ms. Sharavari Kalantre our ex-student and Trained Yoga Therapist & Dietitian is invited every year along with her team to conduct sessions for staff as well as students. It is planned and executed by NSS cell and Diet Counseling cell.

Also to inculcate the habit of healthy body for healthy mind “Alternative health therapy” as a subject is introduced at the Masters level across all specializations.

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Grievance Redressal

The college aims at effective, timely redressal of grievances and concerns, as and when they arise. The grievance committee meets on the 1st Monday at 12.30 p.m. on every second month or as and when required.

A box marked ‘Grievance Box’ is placed on the ground floor near the receptionist. Any student, support staff, teaching and non-teaching staff may put in their case/concern with name, date and class in the grievance box. Confidentiality and privacy is maintained.

One may refer to the University Compendium for more details regarding the grievance redressal process.

Online Students Grievance Redressal Portal Facility

For students/prospective students of the college : In case of any grievances as given in the UGC (Grievance Redressal) Regulations 2012 circular, (access the link: here,) you can access the Online Students Grievance Redressal Portal on the UGC website to lodge the grievance.

Kindly go to https://www.ugc.ac.in/grievance/ > “Lodge your grievance” tab > Login/register > and lodge the complaint/grievance. The Nodal Officer, the person in-charge of the Grievance Redressal Cell of the University of Mumbai will monitor and respond to the grievances lodged on the portal.

College Grievance Redressal Cell (CGRC) :
College Grievance Redressal Committee Member
Students' Council
Students' Council

Students’ Council of the college acts as a dynamic voice of the student fraternity. The council is elected as per the prescribed norms of the University of Mumbai. The council is very active, and functions in lines with objectives laid down by Maharashtra Public Universities Act, 2016. The council conducts several activities like Independence Day Celebration, Teachers’ Day Celebration, Christmas Party, Freshers’ Party for first year students, to name a few. The council also procures feedback from students which is presented in the annual College Development Committee meeting. This gives all students an opportunity to voice their issues and concerns, if any.

Student Handbook and Rules (PDF)

In order to facilitate students to have a clear understanding about the College, its functioning, facilities offered, University rules and regulations and code of conduct, the Student Handbook has been conceptualized. To view the Student Handbook

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