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NUTRITION & DIETETICS
UG, PG & RESEARCH CENTRE (Bangalore University)
Year of Establishment - 1994
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.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
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
Department offers the following courses
Undergraduate (UG) : Nutrition and Dietetics
Postgraduate (PG) : Food Science and Nutrition
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) : Food Science and Nutrition
Department is recognized as
Research Centre by Bangalore University from 2015
Study Centre for IGNOU M.Sc Dietetics & Food Service Management (DFSM)
B.Sc – NDCZ : Nutrition and Dietetics, Chemistry, Zoology
B.Sc - NDCHD : Nutrition and Dietetics, Chemistry, Human Development
One should have passed 10 +2 or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 50%(45% for SC/ST) marks from a recognized board. The student should have chemistry in 10 +2 and scored minimum 60% marks in chemistry.
WORKSHOP /GUEST LECTURE/ VISIT
Workshops were conducted by eminent subject experts for students on topics ranging from Nutrition epidemiology, Millets, Entrepreneurship for Dietitians and Nutritionists, Food safety and Labeling, Diabetes Management, to Recent Advances in MNT of cancer. As part of Institutional management, students visited the food production unit of reputed organizations such as ISKCON- Akshaya Patra Foundation, Five Star Hotels, Hospitals and NGOs. Guest faculty lectures and interactions on recent developments in the area of Food and Nutrition are conducted regularly.
Diverse Career Opportunities:
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 and also pursued higher education.
“Nutrizione”, is an annual newsletter launched in 2016 by Under Graduate students of Nutrition & Dietetics to share information on recent updates in nutrition.
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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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