Established in 1959, was the first institution in Mumbai to offer Home Science at a degree level. It is also the first college of S.N.D.T. Women's University to be granted autonomous status from the year 1995-96 in the state of Maharashtra.
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Milestones


YEAR MILESTONE
1959 First institution to offer Home Science programme at an under graduate degree level in Maharashtra.
1967 Honoured with the name of the Founder – Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science
1977 College shifted to the spacious 21 acre campus at S.N.D. T . Women’s University , Juhu, Mumbai
1995-1996 Granted Autonomous Status by University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi.
1997 Smt. Laxmiben Thackersey Library inaugurated.
1997 Commencement of Self-Financed Program (Certificate/Diploma).
1998 Accredited by NAAC with 5 stars and institutional score of 78.3%.
1998 Smt. Pannaben Thackersey Sound Recording Studio inaugurated.
2004 Extension of Autonomous Status granted by UGC, till 2010-2011.
2004-2005 Re-accredited by NAAC with B++ and institutional score between 80-85%.
2006-2007 UGC coveted honor of College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) (2006-2009) Phase I
2006-2007 Initiated Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics (PGCND)- SelfFinanced Program.
2008-2009 Golden Jubilee Y ear Celebrations & International Conference on “Multi-disciplinary Approach to Healthy and Participatory Ageing” .
2011-2012 College inducted for CPE grant Phase II (2009-2012).
2012-2013 UGC Granted Extension of Autonomous Status for 6 years (2011-12 to 2016-17).
2013-2014 Institution of a Gold Medal for the Meritorious student (T opper) in Graduation Programme in Faculty of Home Science, in memory of “Late Motibai Madhavji Thackersey” at S. V . T . College of Home Science (Autonomous), S.N.D. T . Women’s University , Juhu, Mumbai.
2014-2015 a) Department of Human Development in memory of “Late Ms. Nirmala Kher”.b) Department of Food and Nutrition in memory of “Late Ranjit Kaur and Swarnjit Singh Madan”.c) Department of Resource Management in memory of “Late Dr . Kanta Malhotra” .d) Department of T extiles and Apparel Designing in memory of “Late Mr . Krishnaraj MD Thackersey” .
2014-2015 NAAC Re-accreditation (3 Cycle) with Grade A (CGP A 3.09).
2015-2016 a)UGC honor of College with Potential for Excellence for third consecutive phase in 2015 CPE Phase III ( 2015-2020).
b)Initiation of Bsc. honors programs with choice based credit system in 2016-2017
2017-2018 a)Initiation of Masters program in Specialized Dietetics from June 2017.
b)Extension of Autonomous Status 2017-2022.
2018-2019 a)Initiation of M.Design (Fashion Design) program under Faculty of Design , SNDTWU, Mumbai.
b)Received Coveted Honor of Rashtriya Achatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA-2 ) Infrastructure Grant.

The College has developed curriculum and activities designed to bring changes in the students’ thoughts, ideas, attitudes, interests, emotions, personality and character. It believes in the value of empowerment to girl students to excel in their field of education. The curriculum offers the students choices of courses to select from core courses to general elective courses from other specializations to foster a holistic approach to development and deeper understanding on issues and challenges.

The College has adapted to the changes required globally for education and develop competencies in the students. The College strives to provide education to all girls from different cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds to regular and differently abled students.

Activities for students have been planned in the curriculum to develop the leadership quality in students. NSS activities have been conducted, special camps and training programs organized for students to inculcate values of team work, motivation and leadership.

The College has integrated technology enabled teaching learning process in the curriculum. With the advent of technology and its usage globally, the students are trained to use computer programs, software, information and communication based systems. This helps the students to learn, integrate and use technology to their advantage.

Community development programs, working with women from weaker economic section, and village adopted for training the people is integrated in the curriculum. Every specialization prepares students to promote good practices of their department to teach members of community on new skills, sustainable practices, equality, social justice, literacy skills for employability and development.