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

M.Sc – Nutrition & Dietetics MRIIRS

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 2019
II – Marks in Qualifying Exam
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 & 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 centers
  • Health and wellness industries
  • Airlines and Railways
  • Counselors in Schools
  • Academicians
  • Researchers in government and private institutions etc