' 2 Year PGD in Nutrition & Dietetics & M. Sc. (Food & Nutrition) - IGMPI

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2 Year PGD in Nutrition & Dietetics & M. Sc. (Food & Nutrition)

2 Years Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Nutrition & Dietetics along with M. Sc. in Food & Nutrition

Course Objectives:

This high-level and fully profession-oriented two-year course, providing the degree of master of science in Food and Nutrition and post graduate diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics, facilitates illustrious scientific and technical careers  in a wide range of industries, including the food industry, educational institutions, government agencies, health care facilities, and hospitality industry. The most common posts the learners of this course will get after completion are Community and Clinical Dietitians, Health Promotion Nutritionists, Food Safety Inspectors, Food Technologists, Health Center Nutritionists, Private Health Consultants, Nutritional Instructors and Educators, Food Scientists, Menu Planners, etc. Its rich curriculum includes areas like Food science; nutritional status assessment; nutrition and biochemistry; human and public health nutrition; nutrition for fitness, performance, and sound health of all; food safety; food product development; food law; devising menu and dieting regimen for different people; etc.


1st Year:

Sl. No. Sub. Code Subject Name
1 101 Fundamentals of Computers
2 102 Maternal and Child Nutrition
3 103 Advanced Physiology
4 104 Nutritional Biochemistry – I
5 105 Research Methodology – I
6 106 Advanced Human Development
7 107 Advanced Food Science
8 108 Introduction to Nutraceuticals
9 109 Introduction to special condition and diet therapy
10 110 Recommended approach to disease and nutrition
11 111 Food allergies and diet management

2nd Year:

Sl. No. Sub. Code Subject Name
1 201 Nutritional Biochemistry – II
2 202 Advanced Nutrition
3 203 Advanced Dietetics
4 204 Food Processing and Preservation
5 205 Research Methodology – II
6 206 Project Work and Viva Voce



All those who have completed their Graduation are eligible to enroll for the course. However, this stands as the minimum stated criteria. Any candidate with a higher education in the field or in another field bearing similarities to this one can apply for the program just as easily.

Programme Duration:

The course is scheduled to take up a time of two years. The subjects and sessions have been designed as per the two year deadline and hence, carry a distributed sense among themselves.

Programme Fee

The mandatory course fee for whole programme will be Rs 63500/-. This covers for the course registration fees, Interactive Lecture fee on key areas, Course material fee etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 2000/- needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute/University.

Examination and Certification:

An evaluation is scheduled at the end of each year after the completion of the yearly course. The candidates who qualify this examination will be awarded with Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics by IGMPI and with M. Sc. in Food and Nutrition by a UGC approved University.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations:

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading food and agriculture companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.


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