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B.Sc. Home Economics

The four-year B.Sc. Home Economics program is an integrated course designed on the academic pattern of other professional Colleges of Home Economics in Pakistan. A degree of B.Sc. Home Economics is awarded upon successful completion of the four-year integrated course. However, a certificate in study of Home Economics may be awarded by the College after the completion of B.Sc. Home Economics Part-II. This certificate is equivalent to F.Sc. / F.A.

The four-year integrated course is to follow Matriculation or equivalent level. It shall consist of four parts to be called B.Sc. i.e. Home Economics Part-I, II, III and IV. Every student shall study all the subjects in B.Sc. Part-I and II. In B.Sc. Part-III, besides the six compulsory subjects, the students shall choose the two optional subjects of the same year (details given in the Scheme of Studies Section) from the five fields of Home Economics. The medium of instruction and examination will primarily be English except for Urdu and Islamiat. However, in Pakistan Studies choice is offered to appear in either language.
Subjects Breakup Per Year

B.Sc.Part I (Compulsory Courses)

1.    English                                     
2.    Islamiat                                             
3.    Fundamentals of Information Technology
4.    Urdu / Pakistani Culture                                          
5.    Textiles and Clothing                
6.    Foods and Nutrition
7.    Growing Child

Total Marks   700

B.Sc.Part II (Compulsory Courses)

1.    English                                     
2.    Pakistan Studies                      
3.    Home Management                
4.    Fundamentals of Chemistry   
5.    Psychology                             
6.    Related Arts
7.    Meal Management and Food Preservation                           

Total Marks   700

B.Sc. Part III (Compulsory courses)

1.    English                                     
2     Economics I
3.    House Planning and Interior Designing
4.    Clothing and Consumer Education
5.    Statistics   I         
6.    Nutrition and Health                        

(Two Electives)

ARD 7.   Basic Drawing
         8.   Art and Design

FDN  7.   Food Service Management
         8.   Dietetics

HDS 7.   Human Development across Life Span
         8.   Early and Middle Childhood Care and Development

MGS 7.    Management of Family Affairs
         8. Personal and Family Finance

TFD  7.    Fashion Design and  Illustrations
         8. Textiles Studies 

 Total Marks   800 


B.Sc. Part IV (Compulsory courses)

1.    English                                        
2.    Computer Graphics and Visual Programming
3.    Advanced Textiles                       
4.    Psychology of Adolescence          
5.    Physiology and Microbiology  
6.    Home Management Residence

(Two Electives)

7.   Commercial Art
8.   Ceramics

7.   Experimental Foods
8.   Biochemistry

7.   Sociology
8.   Theories of Child Development
7.   Economics II
8.   Statistics  II

7.   Advanced Clothing
8.   Decorative Textiles

Total Marks   800

Grand Total Marks: 3000 (700+700+800+800)



The eligible candidates must pass Secondary School Certificate Examination from any Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education of Pakistan or an equivalent Examination, in at least second division in Matriculation are eligible for admission. (As details advertised by the University of Peshawar)

Moreover, admission will be purely on the basis of merit. Students who pass their Matriculation Examination as private candidates or in a Supplementary Examination are eligible for admission and they should compete on the basis of open merit.


A total of 200 seats are available for B.Sc. Part-I.  Five seats are reserved for the daughters of Peshawar University employees. There are two seats for tribal areas, one of which is reserved for backward areas, including Chitral and Northern areas; one seat is reserved for disabled students. Applications for the above mentioned seats should fulfill the eligibility criteria for admission. Separate forms should be submitted for each seat. Although there are no reserved seats for Hafiz-e-Quran and sports, however, a Hafiz-e-Quran will be given extra weightage (20 Marks additional). University policy regarding the number of students on the reserved seats will be strictly followed.

Afghan students will be treated equally on merit basis upon their nomination through the Afghan Commission. Also students should have NADRA identity card for Afghan Refugees, unless they are recommended as foreign students, otherwise their applications will not be entertained.


Attested photocopies of the following documents with admission forms are essential for the candidate to be considered for admission:

1. Detailed Marks Certificate
2. Domicile Certificate of the applicant
3. Provisional Certificate from the school or the concerned Board (for private students).
4. Character Certificate
5. Migration Certificate (to be provided within three months after admission)
6. Equivalence Certificate (for students who have NOT passed their Matriculation   from any Board in Pakistan)
7. Undertaking (provided by the College with Admission Form)
8. Income Certificate of father or guardian
9. Latest Service Certificate of the father/mother for candidate applying on a University Employee seat.

Candidates are required to pay the admission fee on the day of interview. The Tuition fee will be refunded according to University rules in case a student wants to cancel her admission. Candidates must be accompanied by either parent/guardian at the time of interview. Admission will automatically close six-weeks after the commencement of regular classes.


• The students must seek admission within 15 days of the declaration of the result in their respective classes.

• Admission to B.Sc. Part II, III and IV will be closed after six weeks of the declaration of the result of previous classes.

• Regular admission to the next higher class shall be given only to those students who pass at least 50% of the subjects.

• However a student, who has failed in 50% of the subjects and has been given regular admission in the next higher class, shall be required to pass these subjects in the two subsequent examinations of the University (Supplementary & Annual) i.e. on the whole there are three chances at the maximum.

• In case of failure to pass the required subjects in the prescribed three chances, she will have to appear for the whole examination of the previous class in the fourth attempt. Re- admission will not be granted in case the student fails to do so.

• In case the student has applied for rechecking/re-totaling, she will be allowed to attend classes till the result of the above reaches the office. If the result remains unchanged after rechecking, they will not be allowed to attend further classes and will not be allowed to take the examination of that class in the same year.

• Under no circumstances shall a candidate be given admission in B.Sc.
           Part–III, if she has not cleared all the subjects of the B.Sc. Part- I and II.

• All the students must pay their admission fee on or before the date fixed by the College authorities to be considered for admission.

• A student who is admitted to any part of B.Sc. Home Economics, and has paid the college dues, but who is continuously absent from the College for a period of four weeks without a justifiable cause and without informing the Principal, shall be struck off from the college roll. In case of being absent for one month after admission to B.Sc. Part-I, her seat will be filled by the In-charge, Admission Committee on the basis of merit.
• Admission will close automatically six weeks after the start of the         academic session. No student shall be admitted after admission is closed, even if a seat falls vacant.

• If the admission fee is not paid up to the date notified, a late fee of Rs.100/-per day will be charged. Remission of tuition fee (whole or half) may be granted by the Principal on submission of an application before a certain date fixed by the Principal. Absence or failure in an examination, neglect of studies, indiscipline, or reprehensible conduct will result in loss of the concession.

• Students who remain absent from College or Hostel shall be liable to a fine imposed by the Principal, irrespective of the payment of fees. Any student absent for more than 10 consecutive days without a valid application will be struck off the roll. If a student’s name is struck off the roll for any reason, re-admission will be allowed on payment of Rs.500/- in addition to the College fee and other subscriptions.

• Continuous absence of a scholarship holder will be reported to the sanctioning department for the cancellation of the scholarship. Moreover, security deposits not claimed within a period of two years of leaving the College will be deemed non-refundable.


• Elective subjects will be offered in five special fields of Home Economics. Highest scoring 20% students will be given choice to select their field of specialization. The rest of the students will be placed according to the marks obtained in previous examinations.
• Repeated absence from lectures, practicals, class demonstrations and seminars deem a student liable to be expelled from the College.
• Seventy-Five percent (75%) attendance is required as a minimum to appear in the examination. In all cases, leave taken will be at the student’s own risk. Even a medical certificate will not cover a deficiency in attendance percentage required. Shortage of attendance (less than 75%) will certainly deprive a student of her right to appear in the final examination and she will have to repeat the same class with a loss of one year.
• A student is required to attend punctually all the hours notified for lectures, demonstrations and practicals. Irregular students will be strictly dealt with according to rules.
• All students are to be present in all the functions, sermons, lectures etc. of the College. Before gathering in the hall attendance will be taken by the teacher proctor. Students who remain absent will have to pay a fine of Rs.100/-
• For an absence just before or after a holiday, the fine is Rs.50/- per day.
• Regular monthly tests shall be taken throughout the academic year for all classes. The marks shall be included in the internal assessments.
• A College identity card with photograph will have to be produced by the student before entering the Annual Examination hall in order to prove that she:
i. Is on roll of the College of Home Economics during the academic year
preceding the examination.
ii. Has attended about 75% of the full course lectures delivered during that academic year to her class (both theory and practical).
• All dates and deadlines officially notified by the Principal for different purposes e.g. admission dues, examination dues, submission of assignments etc. shall be strictly observed by the students. Late fee shall be paid in case final dates are not met.

Leave Application
• Only those leave applications will be acknowledged which are signed by one of the parents. Moreover, photocopy of the parent’s ID card is to be attached with the application.
• If a student has an appointment with a doctor, she is not to come to the college, as no short leave will be granted.

General Behavior
• Misbehavior with the Principal, teachers, fellow students, peons, drivers etc. will be severely dealt with. The offender will either be heavily fined or expelled for a specific time period.
• Students found guilty of using unfair means or involved in any other fraudulent activity will either be rusticated or fined.
• Cameras, mobile phones, MP3’s etc. are strictly prohibited and will be confiscated and fines will be levied.
• Students are provided phone facility in the Principal’s office for necessary phone calls.
• Only parents with their ID cards should come to pick up their daughters in case of emergency.
• No visitors or gifts are allowed to be received at the College gate.
• No visitors should accompany the students when they come to the college.
• Students are not allowed to order food from outside during college hours.
• Discipline is to be maintained in the canteens.

Hostel Discipline
• Rooms in the hostel are to be kept clean and tidy.
• Boarders are to observe hostel rules and regulations strictly.
• Study hours are to be adhered to.
• Hostel peace is not to be disturbed by playing CD players, tape recorders or radios. 

Transport Rules
Students who are availing the college bus for pick and drop service should strictly   follow the following rules:
• The students must reach at their respective stops ten minutes before the arrival of the bus.
• The Bus fee of two months should be submitted to the office by the 10th of every 2nd month. A fine of Rs.10 per day will be charged after the due date. If unable to submit late fee till 15th of the same month it may lead to the cancellation of this facility.
• Bus routes will be arranged by the Incharge staff member with mutual consent of the Transport In-charge and authorized bus drivers keeping in view the minimum time and fuel consumption. Undue favors in this regard will not be entertained.
• Nobody will be allowed to change the bus without the permission of the Transport In-charge. Those who come in their respective buses in the morning will not be allowed to go by another bus at closing time.
• The students who wish to discontinue the college bus services are directed to inform the Transport In-charge at least two weeks prior to discontinuation. However they are not allowed to with draw by the end of session.
• The student proctors under the supervision of the Incharge teachers will maintain discipline in the bus.
• Only students in college uniform will be allowed to board the bus.
• Those who violate the rules will be barred from transport facility.

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