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B.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics

Course Duration

8 Semesters
(4 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

Students must have cleared their PUC with PCMB subjects with minimum aggregate score of 45% (40% in case of Candidates belonging to SC/ST) from any Recognized Board/Council or any other equivalent qualification n from Recognized board.


Nutrition science is the study of nutrients that are essential for the growth, development and maintenance of good health throughout life. In the present scenario, society needs awareness regarding their diet and also, people are becoming more nutrition conscious. The common man is gradually switching towards nutrition scientists and dietitians for scientifically proved information on Nutrition and Dietetics. Nutrition-related chronic diseases are the most common cause of death in the world and present a great burden for society, particularly diseases such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, dental disease, and osteoporosis. Making improvements in terms of diet and physical activity can help reduce the risk of these chronic diseases.

Currently, the food industry is focusing more on the nutrient composition of the products such as calories, percentage of macronutrients, nutraceutical properties etc. Hence it is essential that Nutrition and Dietetics is offered at various levels of education in general and master in particular. Here the student learns both the rudimentary and application aspects, which includes the investigation and analysis of the requirement along with the skills in dietetics. Job opportunities are wide in the field of nutrition both in public and private sectors. Professionals can work at hospitals, fitness centers, food industries, self-employment (small-scale industries), entrepreneurship, research and development etc.

Course Curriculum

01Communicative English (Knowledge, Skill development)

02Introduction to Food and nutrition (In-depth knowledge)

03Human physiology-I (Skill development)

04Instrumentation and Food analysis (Skill development)

05Fundamentals of Food Science (Skill development)

06Human Physiology -I (Skill development)

07Nutritional biochemistry-I (Skill development)

08Fundamentals of Food Science (Skill development)

01Constitution of India & Professional Ethics (In-depth knowledge, Skill development)

02Human Nutrition & Family Meal Management (Skill development)

03Fundamentals of Nutritional biochemistry (In-depth knowledge)

04Human physiology -II (Skill development)

05Food Sanitation (Skill development)

06Tree Plantation (Skill enhancement)

07Nutritional biochemistry - II (Skill development)

08Human Nutrition & Family Meal Management (Skill development)

09Food sanitation (Skill development)

01Nutrition and health education (In-depth knowledge)

02Nutraceutical and functional food (Skill development)

03Food Microbiology (Skill development)

04Community and Public Health Nutrition (Entrepreneurship)

05Clinical Nutrition -I (Entrepreneurship)

06Food Microbiology (Skill development)

07Community and Public Health Nutrition (Skill development)

08Clinical Nutrition-I (In-depth knowledge, Skill development)

01Environmental Science and Health (In-depth knowledge, Skill enhancement )

02Food Service Management (Entrepreneurship)

03Food Product Development and Quality control (Innovation/ Entrepreneurship)

04Bakery Science (Innovation/ Entrepreneurship)

05Food Packaging (Entrepreneurship)

06Bakery Science (Skill development)

07Food Product Development (Skill development, Intellectual Property Right)

08Food Service Management (Skill development)

01Nutrition for Sports and Exercise (Entrepreneurship)

02Food Processing (Innovation)

03Basics of Bio Informatics (Skill development)

04Quality Food Service and Physical Facilities (Skill development)

05Clinical Nutrition - II (Innovation)

06SWAYAM/ MOOC (Skill development)

07Assessment of Food Quality (Skill development)

08Clinical Nutrition - II (Skill development)

09Nutrition for Sports and Exercise (Skill development)

01Nutrition Counseling (Entrepreneurship)

02Entrepreneurship development (Entrepreneurship)

03Project work (Innovation )

04Internship (In-depth knowledge, Skill development)

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The programme prepares graduates to:


Develop knowledge and skilled professionals to perform food and nutrition analysis using various anlytical tools at multi-centric facilities in India and abroad.


Pursue successful industrial, academic and research careers in specialized fields of food technology.


Edify students with necessary skills to perform various nutritional procedures in the domain of food and nutrition.


Inculcate a problem-solving mindset of the students through healthcare and industrial exposure of real-world problems.


Equip students with good laboratory practices pertaining to nutritional analysis procedures.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

PO 1Science Knowledge

Apply the knowledge of nutrition and dietetics for the solutions to the problems in various domains particularly for health care and food industries.

PO 2Problem analysis

Identify, formulate and analyze problems related to food and nutrition domains of clinically relevant.

PO 3Conduct investigations of relevant problems

Comprehend, analyze, model and solve complex problems in the areas of malnutrition, geriatric nutrition and sports nutrition.

PO 4Modern tool usage

Utilize modern tools and modalities in the arena of food technology for better outcomes.

PO 5Environment and sustainability

Understand and appreciate the role of food and nutrition in the development of a healthy society.

PO 6Individual and team work

Recognize the need to expertise in the areas of nutrition and dietetics by self-up gradation through life long learning.

PO 7Communication

Communicate with clarity and coherence, both written and verbally.

PO 8Ethics

Exibit professional responsibility in conducting standardized food analysis.

PO 9Project management and finance

Encourage collaborative learning and analyze the impact of radio diagnostic practices in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

PO 10Life long learning

Use latest computer techniques and tools to carry out scientific investigations and develop new solutions to solve nutritional problems related to society.

Programme Specific Outcomes

After successful completion of the programme, the graduates shall be able to

  • PSO - 1 Demonstrate knowledge of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • PSO - 2 Apply the concepts in the design, development and implementation of application-oriented Nutrition and Dietetics solutions.
  • PSO - 3 Comprehend the fundamentals of Nutrition and Dietetics skills and undertake the advanced level of knowledge to analyse and create techniques to solve real life problems.

Career Opportunities

The students are well placed in various fields such as

  • Food industries
  • Fitness sectors
  • Life style consultation in corporate
  • Sports nutritionist.
  • Food auditing consultation.
  • Certified nutrition specialist
  • Clinical dietician
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Community nutritionist
  • Holistic nutritionist
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 500
  • NRI Fee₹ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ 50