Phone: +91 80 22261759,
Fax: +91 80 22286386,
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.
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is specifically focused on teaching with evidence based research in both Nutrition and Food Science. Our work is important as poor nutrition and inadequate physical activity are known to increase the risk of a range of chronic health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, osteoporosis, cancer and under nutrition, all of which are common worldwide. With increasing community awareness on issues of nutrition and health, it is no surprise that there is a growing demand for specialists in these fields.
Our Department provides a vibrant environment for learning about Nutrition and Food Science. We offer a course in Nutrition and Dietetics at Undergraduate and Food Science and Nutrition course at Postgraduate level. More in-depth study on Human Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Food Science, Food Safety, Nutrition Counseling Nutritional Biochemistry, Physiology, Food Product Development and Sports Nutrition is done at Postgraduate course.
MOU with INNERBEING
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.
Role of the Department is to provide:
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 - Titles of Papers Offered
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 .
Diverse Career Opportunities:
Graduates and Post graduates have established expertise and successful careers in a range of food and nutrition related occupations in Food Industries, Hospitals, Health Care Business, Community Settings and as an Entrepreneurs.
Industry accreditation and professional recognition:
Growing public interest in the relationship between diet and health is evident and, as a result, there are increasing demands from the public for reliable and trustworthy information. In response our department has initiated under graduate and post graduate courses. This recognizes nutritionists and dieticians with designated qualifications, who abide by the highest standards of professional conduct.
Organizations that have employed our students include:
Well equipped labs
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
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