• Holy Cross Home Science College
    ThoothukudiAffiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. Re-Accredited with 'B' Grade By NAAC
  •    The Department of Food Science and Nutrition in Collaboration with Indian Medical Association are organizing an International Seminar on "Cancer: Diet, Life Style Links and Newer Management" Will be held on 8 th February 2019.      6 th Graduation Ceremony on 25/01/2019 at 3 Pm        



    The Department of Food Science and Nutrition is the first department of our college. It has well-furnished laboratories to cater to the needs of the students. The department has efficient, well experienced and dedicated staff members and it has produced several University Rank Holders consistently every year. This reputed department has helped to develop women through education which is Life-Oriented, Career-Oriented and Community-Oriented. Our students have been placed as Assistant Professors, Dieticians and Quality Control Supervisors in various colleges, predominant hospitals and Industries.

Courses offered

  • B.Sc Food Science and Nutrition
  • M.Sc Dietetics and Food Management

    Course Year of Establishment
    B.Sc 1975
    M.Sc 2003

  • Skill Based Certificate Courses


          Provides training on preparation of cookies, biscuits, cakes,                  puddings and pastries.

  •        Food Processing and Preservation

              Training is given for other department students on preparation of                     synthetic syrup, fruit juice, squash, jam and pickles.


    To offer teaching and conduct research and extension programmes in the arena of Food Science and Nutrition in order to produce quality and holistic graduates.


    • To create progressive, educational experiences that enable learners to be knowledgeable, skillful and competent Food Science and Nutrition professionals.
    • To pursue, excel and maintain a leadership role in the quest of knowledge by way of quality research, capacity building, consultancy and innovative skills.
    • To educate and inspire students to become passionate healers who demonstrate integrity, caring and excellence.


  • To encourage the students to avail job opportunities through campus interviews.
  • To endorse lab to land through outreach programmes.
  • To adopt technique to foster the reading habit among the students.
  • To motivate the students to take part in more extra-curricular activities.
  • To set up a research centre.

  • Contact Us

  •     hchscfsn@gmail.com