Deemed to be University under section 3 of the UGC Act,1956

Course details

Duration: 2 Years
Intake: 50
FEES (Per annum) for Indian Nationals in Rupees: ₹ 1,26,000
FEES (Per annum) in US $ For PIO/NRI Students: US $ 3300
Criteria for Preparation of Merit list – Preference Wise:
I – Merit in MRNAT 2018
II – Marks in Qualifying Exam

Eligibility Criteria

50% marks in aggregate in graduation, Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Home Science, Nursing, Food Technology, Medical Lab Technology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Physiology, Zoology, Physiotherapy, Medicine, Dental Science, Life Sciences, Sports Science or equivalent examination.

Course Structure

(2 years) with specialization in:

The following Foundation Courses, Core Courses and Elective Courses (Generic, Domain Centric and Open) shall be offered during the Master of Nutrition & Dietetics.

M.Sc-Nutrition & Dietetics

Foundation Courses (FC)

Core Courses (CC)

Elective Courses

Generic (GE) Domain Centric (DCE)

Open (OE)

Foods & Nutrition Advanced Nutritional Biochemistry Pedagogy, Administration and Ethical Issues in Nutrition & Dietetics

Food Microbiology

Health Promotion

Advanced Human Physiology

Nutraceuticals & Health Foods

Nutrition for Vulnerable and Special Groups Holistic Wellness and Life Skills-I
Research Applications in Nutrition & Dietetics Instrumentation for Food Analysis Institutional Food Administration

Nutritional Epidemiology

Clinical Nutrition Food Laws & Food Safety
Sports Nutrition
Pathophysiology & Metabolism in Diseases Occupational Nutrition

Geriatric & Pediatric Nutrition

Bakery & Confectionary Science

Dietetics Techniques & Counseling Holistic Wellness and Life Skills-II
Food Science and Processing Post Harvest Technology

Food Fortification

Food Product Development and Marketing
Exercise Physiology Sports Nutrition for Disabled

Nutrition Essential for Sports

Sports Biochemistry
Nutrition and Public Health Nutrition in emergencies and Disaster

Critical Issues in Public Health Nutrition

Programme Planning and Public Health
Medical Nutrition Management Nutrition in Critical Care

Advances in Nutritional Science

Hospital Organization, Personnel Management & Food Service Administration
Advanced Food Science and Chemistry Food Biotechnology

Basics in Nanotechnology

Microbiology of Food Processing
Nutrition for Various Games & Sports Sports Management & Marketing

Doping and Supplement Use

Current Trends in Sports Nutrition
Public Health Aspects of Malnutrition Global Public Health and Nutrition

Nutrition Communication for Health Promotion

Programmes and Policies for Food and Nutrition Security

Association with Industry: Post-graduate students associated with hospitals and other organizations are working as nutritionists/ Dieticians/ Consultant Nutritionists on project basis getting hands-on practical training with national and international organizations like UNICEF, Saffola, IBM, Nestle etc

Industrial visits and guest lectures: Industry-Institute interaction is an important aspect of our curriculum. The Department arranges student’s visits to different corporate giants like DIPAS, Yakult, Mother Dairy, Tilda rice, Haldirams, Flight Kitchen, Britania, Chintamani etc. These industrial visits provide hands-on practical exposure and help in the multi-dimensional development of the students, giving them the edge over others in terms of industrial exposure. The Department also keeps on organizing various events in association with reputed organizations besides professional association with Indian Dietetic Association (IDA), Nutrition Society of India (NSI) and various scientific projects in association with Sugar and Health Industries. It also invites knowledgeable people from corporate and academics to interact with the students and widen their horizon.


Membership Recognized by Indian Dietetic Association and Nutrition Society of India.

Placement Opportunities

  • Public Health Departments
  • International Organizations (UNICEF, UNDP, WHO)
  • Hospitals
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Health Organizations
  • Ambulatory Care Programs
  • Community Development Programme.
  • Consultant for Multinational Companies
  • Food Industry
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Quantity food service establishments
  • Sports and fitness centres
  • Health and wellness industries
  • Airlines and Railways
  • Counselors in Schools
  • Academicians
  • Researchers in government and private institutions etc