• Home Science Extension Education
  • Department profile

    Home Science Extension Education is one of the vital branches under the Faculty of Home Science. It gives a clarion call to all the Home Scientists to apply their knowledge and wisdom for the cause of rural and urban communities, downtrodden families and people with special needs.

    Home Science Extension Education equips the students with admirable knowledge, applicable practices and adaptive attitudes in understanding the community and working with them. The dissemination of valuable knowledge of Home Science to the community is the focal thrust of the subject.

    The unique feature of the Department is its interdisciplinary nature. As a branch of specialization of the Faculty of Home Science, the Department keeps in constant touch with the courses and developments in the other departments. Lifelong Training Center is attached to the Department of Extension Education.

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    Vision

    Striving for sustainable development of rural and urban communities through academic enrichment and empowerment of the youth

    Mission

    The course content prepares the women students to horn their competencies towards self development, career prospects and leadership development for better family living.

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    GENESIS AND GROWTH OF THE DEPARTMENT

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    OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSES ARE TO HELP STUDENTS : TO

    • Get sensitized on the nature, infrastructure and issues of the society and equip them with skills on working with the community and to disseminate information to the varied stakeholders in the rural and urban setting.
    • Undertake research to reorient the programmes and policies.
    • Revisit the issues and challenges of the community for scaling up the state of art.
    • Assume leadership positions for attaining sustainable development

    Get sensitized on the nature, infrastructure and issues of the society

    Equip them with skills on working with the community

    Dissemination gained information to the varied stake holder in the rural and urban settings

    Undertake research to reorient the programmes and policies

    Revisit the issues and challenges of the community for scaling up the state of art

    Assume leadership positions for attaining sustainable development

  • Programmes Offered

    Programmes Offered
    • B.Sc. : Rural Development & Sociology
    • M.Sc. : Extension & Communication
    • MSW. : Master of Social Work
    • MWSE. : Master of Women's Studies and Entrepreneurship*
    • M.Phil & Ph.D : Home Science Extension Education
    • M.Phil & Ph.D : Women's Studies

    Eligibility

    • B.Sc. : Any group
    • M.Sc. : Any degree
    • MSW : Any degree
    • MWSE : Any degree

    *Self Financed course

  • Syllabus
  • Facilities
    • Smart Class Rooms and
    • Audio Visual Lab equipped with
      • Computer
      • LCD Projector
      • Public address system
      • AV Trolly
      • Digital camera and Interactive Board and Over Head Projector
  • Staff Details
      Name Desgination Specialisation year of Joining Email Id
    Dr.(Mrs.) S.Rajalakshmi
    M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET
    Associate Professor & HoD Home Science Extension Education, Communication, Training and Development, Project Management, NGO, Panchayati Raj, Rural Development Programme 2003 [email protected],
    [email protected]
    [email protected]
    Dr.T.Radha
    M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor Extension Education, Entrepreneurship Development, Women Empowerment, Science and Technology 2014 [email protected]gmail.com
    [email protected]
    Dr. Mrs. R. Jansi Rani
    M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor Training and Development, Entrepreneurship Development 2005 [email protected]
      Self Supporting Staff        
    Mrs. R.Jothimani
    M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Extension Education, Rural Development Programmes 2012 [email protected]
    Dr.P.Kalaivani
    M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
    Assistant Professor(Temporary) Extension Education, Agriculture, Entrepreneurship Development 2014 [email protected]
    Dr.G.Sheefna
    MWS, M.Phil,Ph.D
    Assistant Professor(Temporary) Women studies, Gender and Empowerment, Entrepreneurship Self Help Groups Feminist Theories Approaches 2017 [email protected]
    Ms. Sathya Priya
    M.Sc., MSW., M.Phil., SLET
    Assistant Professor(Temporary) Social work, medical and psychiatry, Counselling 2018 [email protected]
    Mrs. S. Meenakshi
    M.Sc., MBA, (Ph.D.), (MA Yoga)
    Assistant Professor(Temporary) Development, Extension Education, Career Extension, Career Guidance and Counselling, Programme Management, Entrepreneurship Development 2018 [email protected]
  • MoU signed
  • Research Scholar Details

    List of Ph.D. Research Scholars (Host institution)

    S.No

    Year of enrolment

    Name of Research fellow

    Name of degree / programme

    Progress of Research

    1 2009

    P.Kalaivani

    Ph.D. in Extension Education

    Awarded 2013

    2

    2009

    Mrs.M.Shanmugavani Ph. D. in Extension Education Awarded 2014
    3 2009 Philochone R.S Ph. D. in Extension Education Awarded 2014
    4 2009 Karuna miraclyn Stephan Ph. D. in Extension Education Awarded 2014
    6 2017 Jugamaya gogoyi Ph. D. in Extension Education Ongoing
    7 2017 Ms. Rani Ph. D. in Extension Education part time) Ongoing

    8

    2017

    Miss.Malarmangai

    Ph.d in Extension Education part time)

    Ongoing

    9

    2017

    Mrs.Hilda

    Ph.d in Extension Education part time)

    Ongoing


    List of Ph.D. Research Scholars (other institution)

    S.No

    Year of enrolment

    Name of the research fellow

    Name of the degree programme

    Name of university From where you earned your last degree

    Name of last degree attained

    Progress of the Research

    1

    2009

    Mrs . Selvanayaki

    Ph.d in Extension Education

    Bharathiyar University , Coimbatore

    M.Sc.

     

    awarded 2013

    2

    2009

    Mrs.Harihara priya

    Ph.d in Extension Education

    Kerala agriculture University – Trissur

    M.Sc.

    awarded 2014

    3

    2010

    Mrs .V.Kayalvizhi

    Ph.d in Extension Education

    Pondicherry university, puducherry

    M.Sc.

    awarded 2015

    4

    2015

    Mrs R.Geetha

    Ph.d in Extension Education

    Salem

    M.Sc.

    Ongoing

    5

    2017

    Mrs.Renjini M.U

    Ph.d in Extension Education

    Kerala University , Trivandrum

    M.Sc.

    Ongoing

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  • Events Attended
  • Events Organised
  • Guest Lectures Delivered
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