Goa College of Home Science (GCHS), established in July, 1988, is the only College of Home Science in the State of Goa. It offers a three year Degree Course, i.e. B. Sc. in Home Science which has been initiated to facilitate the students of the State to pursue higher education in an area relevant to their future prospects. The College is funded by the State Government and affiliated to Goa University.
The College is situated in its own building on land admeasuring approximately 10,000 sq.m. with a built-up area of approximately 2500 sq.m. The Dr. T. B. Cunha Government Higher Secondary School occupies a part of the campus of the Institution on a resource sharing basis.
The Institute has well equipped classrooms, laboratories, seminar room, common room, canteen, Library and other areas, with the required facilities for sports and extra co-curricular activities.
In addition to the academic program, the college places lot of emphasis on extra co- curricular & sports activities so as to promote all round development of the students.
The Students Council also organizes “Aarambh”, an unique exhibition & co-curricular activity that adequately augments classroom teaching-learning. The annual exhibition showcases the multifaceted course in Home Science & features information display in the core areas of Home Science & enrichment program for the community.
The College has an active like NSS Unit, a Nature Club, Consumer Welfare Cell, Continuing Education Cell. College activities commemorates the World Breastfeeding Week & the National Nutrition Week by organizing a myriad of activities. Departmental workshops/Seminars are integral part of the co-curriculum.