Government Home Science College is one of the pioneer institutes in Home Science in the country. Since its inception in 1961, it has grown as one of the excellent educational centres satisfying the professional and specialized needs of the contemporary woman. The, then dynamic Chief Minister of undivided Punjab, Late Sardar Partap Singh Kairon, was instrumental in establishing this prestigious institute which has undergone a long successful journey of expansion. It started with a three year degree course in B.Sc. Home Science. It has now expanded its horizons in the true sense by offering a revamped undergraduate programme in B.Sc. Home Science by moving it towards specialization to make it career oriented.
Need based changes have been introduced as five specializations namely Apparel and Textile Design, Dietetics, Hospitality Management, Human Development and Social Welfare, Interior Design Management alongwith a B.Sc. Home Science Composite course. The college also offers a degree in B.Sc. Fashion Designing and Postgraduate degree courses in Clothing and Textiles, Foods and Nutrition, Human Development and Family Relations; Postgraduate Diplomas in Fashion Designing, Nutrition and Dietetics and Child Guidance and Family Counselling, Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Child Guidance and Family Counselling.
The college also runs a laboratory Nursery School, Chaitanya with 50 students on its rolls, attached to department of Human Development and Family Relations to impar