Nirmala Niketan, College of Home Science, is a Christian Institution, managed by a Society, registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and a Public Trust Act 1950 and all of those who are members of the congregation of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary in India. The Society is managed by a governing Body whose Ex-officio Chairperson is the Provincial of the Province of India of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary.
The college offers education to young women to successfully meet the challenges of family life as well as the professional world of an ever changing modern India. This Institution stands for a socially relevant education that awakens the students’ sense of social responsibility to reach out and share their knowledge and skills with more vulnerable sections of society.
The college is easily accessible as it is located centrally. The college aims at total development of the Indian woman to empower her with knowledge and skills to face various challenges confidently and make a positive contribution to society. The college offers graduate and post graduate courses in nutrition ,diet , textiles, etc and has been given a B+ NAAC Creditation.It has also been granted permission to conduct M.Phil courses. The college has well equipped laboratories, a library which boasts of a collection of over 16000 volumes for reference and circulation, Support Services which include a Counseling Centre that adopts a holistic approach in helping students to face both personal and academic problems and cope with situations, a Diet Counseling Centre to deal with problems of obesity and encourage healthy eating practices and Employment Cell to assist students to get employment.