Mount Carmel College


ಮೌಂಟ್ ಕಾರ್ಮಲ್ ಕಾಲೇಜು, ಸ್ವಾಯತ್ತ 58, ಅರಮನೆ ರಸ್ತೆ, ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು- 560 052
No. 58, Palace Road, Bengaluru, India - 560 052

Phone: +91 ­80­ 22261759,

Fax: +91 ­80­ 22286386,




UG, PG & RESEARCH CENTRE (Bangalore University)

Year of Establishment - 2010

Head of the Department : Dr. Sangeeta Pandey, Ph.D, Associate Professor


To accentuate nutrition education based on recent developments in science and technology to improve the awareness and the quality of life.


  • To understand the human needs and integrate health and nutrition in the family and society across different economic classes.
  • Application of nutrition knowledge in their day to day life


Department of Nutrition and Dietetics was established in 1994 and Post Graduate course was started in 2010. With increasing community awareness on issues of nutrition and health, it is no surprises that there is a growing demand for specialists in these fields to provide reliable and trustworthy information. In this view, the courses offered are specifically focused on teaching evidence based research in areas of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science. Academic programme is supported by upgraded lab facilities (Food processing lab, Nutrition lab, Microbiology lab, Biochemistry lab), community outreach programs and department library. The Master’s course is strengthened by 8 week internship program at reputed organizations.

Research that makes a difference

Academic staff is actively involved in many areas of research and are experts in their respective fields which includes Clinical Nutrition, Community Health Nutrition, and Food Science.

PG COURSE, M.Sc. – Food Science and Nutrition

The course focuses in facilitating nutritionists to apply knowledge drawn from relevant sciences to promote an understanding of the effects of nutrition on growth, development and well-being. The curriculum has been designed to create a link between food industry and health industry to provide opportunities to work in research, food industry, hospitals and health promotion sectors. It is further strengthened with project work and internship at food industry, hospitals & public nutrition area.


B.Sc Home Science or Family and Community Sciences/Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/Food Science and Quality Control/ Nutrition and Dietetics/B.Sc with Human Nutrition/Applied Nutrition/Food Science and Nutrition/ Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/ Food Science and Quality Control with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized board or institution.

PG Course


Core Paper -Nutritional Biochemistry – I, Nutritional Biochemistry Lab

Core Paper -Applied Physiology

Core Paper -Advances in nutrition-Macro nutrients

Core Paper -Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition-I, Clinical Lab-I

Allied Paper -Nutritional Counseling

Allied Paper -Biostatistics I


Core Paper - Recent advances in nutrition - Micronutrients

Core Paper - Clinical & Therapeutic Nutrition - II

Core Paper - Nutritional Biochemistry II

Core Paper - Public Health Nutrition & Nutritional Epidemiology

Allied Paper - Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods.

Allied Paper - Food Additives


Core Paper - Post Harvest Technology

Core Paper - Advances in Food Microbiology & Preservation

Core Paper - Principles of Food Science

Elective Paper - Sports Nutrition / Program Planning in Public Health

Allied Paper - Food Safety & Quality Assurance

Multidisciplinary Paper - Nutrition for Women


Core Paper - Recent Advances in Nutrition during Life Cycle

Core Paper - Food Product Development

Elective Paper - Pediatric Nutrition / Geriatric Nutrition

Soft Course - Entrepreneurial Skill



Post graduates can work as Nutritionist / Dietitian in health care centres, public nutrition programmes, food industry, Scientific Officer in Food industries, Nutrition coach ,Teaching, Research in Food & Nutrition , Food Scientist / Consultant in food industries, Ph.D in Food and Nutrition



Internship Collaboration

As part of M.Sc Curriculum, students do their internship for two month duration. Internship at Hospitals, Food industry and NGO’s has strengthened the student’s knowledge and has ensured implementation of evidence based applications. Internship bridges the gap between academia and industry.

Students have undergone internship in the following institutions

Healthcare / Community / Research Institute

Apollo Hospital,Aster CMI Hospital, CK Birla Hospitals – BM Birla HEART Research Centre

Columbia Asia Hospital, Dr Reddy’s Foundation, Hyderabad ,Fortis Hospitals, Mahaveer Heart Institute, M.S.Ramaiah Memorial Hospital ,Max superspeciality hospital,National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development , Sagar Hospital,St John’s Research Centre ,Vikram Hospital, Yashoda hospital

Food Industry

Atiq Abdulla Flour Mill, Dubai, UAE, Centre for Processed Foods, Dimapur Central Dairy (Nagaland) , Haldiram Snacks Pvt Ltd (Noida), Hindustan Unilever Limited, ITC limited, Foods Division ,Maiya’S Beverages & Foods Pvt Ltd, MTR Foods Private Limited, Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Private Limited(Delhi),Nestle R&D Centre India Pvt Ltd, Pristine Organics Pvt Ltd., Ruchi Soya Industries Pvt Ltd, Unibic Foods India Pvt Ltd


Community Development program is an important aspect of the curriculum to sensitize the community in nutrition related issue to build healthier society. In lieu with this, programs are conducted at Cubbon Park, College Campus and Schools. The community is sensitized on nutrition, health and hygiene with innovative posters, games.


As part of Public Health Nutrition, School Nutrition Education Program “Nourish Young Minds” is an initiative of the Department from 2011. The prime objective was to impart knowledge on right nutrition, food safety and hygiene. The beneficiaries of this program are Government School Children from Std I to Std X and teachers.

The interactive School Nutrition Education Program conducted by Post Graduate students has been well received every year. True to the theme, the program has been a success and is one small step to building healthy nation.

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Regularly workshops are conducted on Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition Counseling and Sports Nutrition, to give hands on training and to apply evidence based approach. Students actively participate at National and International Conferences by presenting research papers. Apart from this, students are exposed to the nuances of the industry through visits to reputed organizations like CFTRI, Vesome Sports Medical Centre, Apollo Hospital, Coffee Board of India, ITC


Apollo Hospital

Department has collaborated with Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, Apollo Hospitals to add value to academic and learning process, augment research opportunities and provide industry edge to students. As part of this, Workshop on Evidence Based Clinical Nutrition Interventions and Nutrition Counseling are conducted regularly.

Akshaya Patra Foundation

Department has collaborated with Akshaya Patra Foundation for student engagements in research for development, research projects, pro bono contributions in form of services, advisory for projects and industrial visit.


Department of Nutrition & Dietetics has signed MOU with M/s. Inner Being Wellness Pvt. Ltd, to work on development of value added innovative health products on Quinoa, based on scientific research and development.


Every year, significant number of students qualifies UGC/ NET/JRF

Students Pursuing Higher Education / Ph.D at various institutions (India & Abroad)

Bangalore University, Deakin University (Melbourne Burwood Campus), Glasgow University (UK), Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Science, Toyo University (Japan), Higgin Botham University, Texas ANM University (USA),Wayne State University (USA), University College Dublin (Ireland)


Our students with rich experience and good exposure are working at reputed organizations in various capacities both in India and abroad.

Organizations that have employed our students include:

Healthcare / Community

Apollo Hospital, Aster CMI Hospital, Bioquest, Columbia Asia Hospital, Cloud Nine Hospital, Diet Mantra (Kolkata), Fortis Hospitals, Healthify Me, Leicestershire Nutrition & Dietetics Service (UK), M.S.Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Otawa Hospital,Civic Campus (Canada), QUA Nutrition – Signature Clinic, Right Living, Sagar Hospital, SOUKYA International Holistic Health Centre,Truweight Wellness Pvt. Ltd.

Food Industry

Britannia Industries Limited, British Biologicals,Hindustan Unilever Limited, Inner Being, Masala Box, Pristine Organics Pvt Ltd.


St John’s Research Centre, National Institute of Nutrition

Diverse career opportunities have been witnessed with Post graduates attaining successful careers at Food Industries, Hospitals, Health Care Business, Community and also as Entrepreneurs.

NUTRITIUM (Nutrition Counseling Cell)

Nutritium is an in-house Nutrition Counseling Cell, initiated in 20th Aug 2015. It is exclusively run by Post Graduate students. It is aimed at nutrition counseling for therapeutic conditions, healthy life, lifestyle modifications. Community outreach program and In house nutrition awareness has been conducted regularly.

For more information on Right Nutrition visit us at Nutritium




Our College is awarded A grade under the CGPA system of Accreditation in 2012.

Recognized College by UGC as a College with Potential for Excellence

Information Published in compliance With the provisions of the RTI Act.


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