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

M.Sc – Nutrition & Dietetics – MRIIRS

Duration2 Yrs
COURSE FEES (Per annum) for Indian Nationals in Rupees1,36,000
COURSE FEES (Per annum) in US $ For PIO/NRI Students US $ 3300
Criteria for Preparation of Merit list
I – Merit in MRNAT 2020
II – Marks in Qualifying Exam
Minimum Eligibility Criteria
50% marks aggregate in Graduation from a recognized university with Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Home Science, Food Science/Technology, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Medicine, Dental Sciences, Sports Science, Biochemistry, Physiology, Microbiology, Agriculture and Life Sciences or equivalent examinations.



Course Structure

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 & NutritionAdvanced Nutritional BiochemistryPedagogy, Administration and Ethical Issues in Nutrition & DieteticsFood MicrobiologyHealth Promotion
Advanced Human PhysiologyNutraceuticals & Health Foods
Nutrition for Vulnerable and Special GroupsHolistic Wellness and Life Skills-I
Research Applications in Nutrition & DieteticsInstrumentation for Food AnalysisInstitutional Food AdministrationNutritional Epidemiology
Clinical NutritionFood Laws & Food Safety
Sports Nutrition
Pathophysiology & Metabolism in DiseasesOccupational NutritionGeriatric & Pediatric NutritionBakery & Confectionary Science
Dietetics Techniques & CounselingHolistic Wellness and Life Skills-II
Food Science and ProcessingPost Harvest TechnologyFood Fortification
Food Product Development and Marketing
Exercise PhysiologySports Nutrition for DisabledNutrition Essential for Sports
Sports Biochemistry
Nutrition and Public HealthNutrition in emergencies and DisasterCritical Issues in Public Health Nutrition
Programme Planning and Public Health
Medical Nutrition ManagementNutrition in Critical CareAdvances in Nutritional Science
Hospital Organization, Personnel Management & Food Service Administration
Advanced Food Science and ChemistryFood BiotechnologyBasics in Nanotechnology
Microbiology of Food Processing
Nutrition for Various Games & SportsSports Management & MarketingDoping and Supplement Use
Current Trends in Sports Nutrition
Public Health Aspects of MalnutritionGlobal Public Health and NutritionNutrition 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 centers
  • Health and wellness industries
  • Airlines and Railways
  • Counselors in Schools
  • Academicians
  • Researchers in government and private institutions etc

Scholarships Available

MRNAT 2020

Schemes ‘Utkarsh’ and ‘Uttam’ for the candidates on the basis of MRNAT-2020 Score for PG programme:

Scheme ‘Utkarsh’ is for candidates taking Admission within a period from 1st April 2020 to 30th June 2020)

MRNAT 2020 ScoreUtkarsh
90.00% & above100% Tuition Fee Waiver
80.00% & above but below 90.00%50% Tuition Fee Waiver
70.00% & above but below 80.00%25% Tuition Fee Waiver

Scheme ‘Uttam’ is for candidates taking Admission within a period from 1st June 2020 to 31st July 2020)

MRNAT 2020 ScoreUttam
90.00% & above100% Tuition Fee Waiver
80.00% & above but below 90.00%25% Tuition Fee Waiver
70.00% & above but below 80.00%10% Tuition Fee Waiver