M.Sc. Food Nutrition and Dietetics provides concepts related to human nutrition and dietetic practice. It develops advances skills to pursue research in the field of human nutrition and dietetics. The programme is suitable for those who have patience and genuine concern for fellow beings, planning & administrative skills, organizational ability and good communication skills. The aspirant should have an interest in food preparation and should be capable of creating awareness regarding health improvement, prevention of diseases and control of existing ailments.
The employment areas open for a postgraduate in Food Nutrition and Dietetics include Government Sector, Hospitals, Health Departments, Schools & Colleges, Factories, Sports & Health Clubs, Hostels, Teaching, Research & Development, Mass Media, Gyms & Slimming Centers, Private Consultancy and the like. The student can opt for the job profile of Clinical Dietitian, Management Dietitian, Consultant Dietitian, Community Dietitian, Nutrition Research Scientist, Nutrition Product Manager, Nutrition Sales Executive, Trainee Nutrition Sales Executive, to name a few.
B.Sc. degree in any branch of life science/Clinical Nutrition/ZBC/Mathematics/Biotechnology/Food Technology/Food Science & Technology/Microbiology/Home Science/Agriculture/Horticulture or equivalent. 50% marks for general and 45% for SC/ST category.
Note: Candidates awaiting their graduation’s result are also eligible to apply on provisional basis.
- The admission is based on merit, computed on the basis of marks secured in qualifying examination. University also conducts interviews of all applicants before admitting the eligible candidates.
- Out of the total intake, 40% seats are allotted to students of Uttarakhand under the State Quota and the rest are open to students from all India. In case the allotted percentage of seats of State Quota remains vacant, it will be filled by All India students.
- Note: 26% Scholarship in Tuition Fee is offered to Uttarakhand Domicile Candidates
You may apply for this programme either online or by sending the completed registration form.