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University of Home Economics (UHE), Lahore

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The history of the University of Home Economics, Lahore goes back to 1955 when it was established as the College of Home Economics to educate female students in various life skills. The aim was to prepare girls for home and family living as well as to develop their creative skills. The College had a partnership with Oklahoma University, USA to assist in curriculum development and teacher training.
Within 10 years of foundation of the University of Home Economics, Lahore, the College started offering MSc., B.Ed. and C.T. courses. Later, the scope of education was widened to groom them as empowered women who can join various fields as professionals. The main idea of the University of Home Economics, Lahore was to establish an institute that would train the women in their household activities whilst at the same time enhancing their skill to a professional level, increasing the opportunities for women to earn. The university campus is offering education in both undergraduate and graduate courses.

University of Home Economics
University of Home Economics, Lahore

University of Home Economics – Admissions, Departments & Scholarships

Admission criteria are very selective and on merit.

Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Programs
1. 12 years of field related education, passed with at least second division from any registered institution.
2. 60% marks in entry test.

Selection Criteria for Graduate Programs
1. 16-year education through a recognized university.
2. 60% marks in the GAT test.

Selection Criteria for Post Graduate Programs
1. 18-year education through a recognized university with a minimum 3.0 CGPA or 70% marks.
2. 70% marks in the GAT test.

Department of Home Economics

Home Economics
Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Fashion Design
Textile Design
Food and Nutrition
Textile and Clothing
Art and Design
Interior Design
Human Development and Family Studies
Hospitality and Tourism Management
Interior & Environmental Design

Scholarship assistance can support students who fall in the gap between high and low-income levels. These are directed towards acknowledging exceptional students for their achievements.

1. Mumtaz Scholarship
2. Musabiqat Scholarship
3. Usra Assistantship (Kinship Concession)
4. Salaar Assistantship
5. Mawakhat Assistantship (Need cum based assistance)
6. Wali Assistantship (Orphanage scholarship)

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Research is an important tool for the development of an individual and a community. If used in a coordinated and effective manner, it can be very beneficial in matters of social welfare.
The faculty at the University of Home Economics is highly qualified, hardworking and dedicated to mentoring the students for professional learning, social skills, and entrepreneurship. UHE is housed in a large agricultural complex of provincial agricultural research, extension, and services institutes/stations/offices.

Workshop and seminar provide dimensions to students to capitalizing on the strength. Groom the students with hands-on training, solution-oriented research, out of box thinking for innovations and entrepreneurship. The University of Home Economics has acquired qualified and dedicated faculty to provide maximum facilities to its students through these extra circular activities.