From the Principal’s Desk

Dear Students,

A warm welcome to all new entrants of Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science (Autonomous) SNDT Women’s University Juhu, Mumbai.

Congratulations to all of you to take the first step to be a part of the SNDT Women’s University- the first women’s university in India – a place for a New Age women empowered to take on the challenges of the twenty first century!

Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science is the First Autonomous College in the state of Maharashtra and has retained its Autonomous status for two decades with Academic Excellence. It has been Re-accredited by NAAC with “A” Grade and a coveted honor of College with Potential for Excellence (CPE PHASE-III ; 2015-2020) from the University Grants Commission (UGC).

We are proud to share that the college after the Fourth UGC Expert Committee Visit in September 2017 was successfully granted an extension of Autonomous status from 2017- 2022.
The College has maximized its Academic Autonomy to initiate a number of Innovative New Programs in the last three years successively.

2016-2017: BSc Honors program in 7 specializations under Faculty of Home Science with Choice Based Credits (140 credits) system- the first step to strengthen the academic inputs in each specialization under Faculty of Home Science with immense professional opportunities. The program facilitates development of a broad base with each component of the program geared towards harnessing vocational growth.

2017-2018 : MSc. Specialized Dietetics with three specializations – Diabetes and Cardiac Nutrition; Pediatric Nutrition; Renal Nutrition with collaboration with reputed medical organizations and hospitals. One of the First Programs in India to give a cutting edge to students to develop competence in specialized areas of clinical nutrition along with the broad based approach- the emerging need of the medical and health care in India

2018-2019 : M.Design (Fashion Design) – Innovative Master’s Program in Fashion Designing offered by Sir Vithaldas College of Home Science (Autonomous) under the Faculty of Design, SNDTWU, Mumbai.

The college fosters overall development with a focus on academics, sports, gymkhana activities and a number of student friendly initiatives throughout the course work. There are a series of student led initiatives under NSS and Community outreach programs in rural and urban areas. The college has also spear headed a number of National and State level initiatives in the field of Nutrition, New Education Policy and Early childhood Care.

The academic autonomy facilitates innovative ICT enabled teaching learning and evaluation methods with a lot of emphasis on practical work, on the job hands on training coupled with mandatory internship. There is career guidance and placement cell which helps students choose the right career path. The institution has planned a number of self-financed courses which can be taken by the students as value added courses.

The College has been Granted Two International Projects Grants approved by USDA and American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics , USA(2017-2018)
It has also been granted One Major and 6 Minor Research Project Grant from University Grant Commission (2017-2018).

SVT experience is filled with a number of fun activities organized through the year by the student council to make the ambience of the college vibrant. In essence being an “ SVTite” is going to be an enriching, fun-filled and satisfying experience!

Welcome aboard…..

Best wishes

Dr Jagmeet Madan