Executive Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics

We, the Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, strongly believe in the use of food as medicine. Individualized nutrition and food choices can do wonders to prevent or reverse chronic diseases, improve quality of life, elevate mood, enhance sleep, and generally increase one’s overall vitality. Food provides the body with the fuel through which it accomplishes all of its daily work and keeps us functioning optimally. Providing nutrients from quality food sources and utilizing a good food choice sense can greatly enhance one’s life and health. Understanding the needs of health and the value of time we have designed this fast track course in Nutrition and Dietetics so that the meticulous information and practical knowledge can be provided in no time. We offer a 6 month executive programme to conjugate essential awareness about all the basics and vitals of dietetics so that you make the best of it,along with that we offer internships to enhance the practical knowledge and prepare you to interact with the patients on a professional level.

Programme Structure:

Module 1: Introduction to Human Biology and Body Functions.
Module 2: Nutrients (Role and Significance)
Module 3: Understanding Nutrition I (Basic diets for normal conditions/RDA)
Module 4: Understanding Nutrition II
Module 5: Introduction to Nutraceuticals
Module6: Introduction to Special Conditions and Diet Therapy.
Module7: Food Microbiology
Module 8: Recommend Approaches to Disease and Nutrition.
Module 9: Food Allergies and Diet Management.
Module 10: Case Studies
Module 11: Laboratory demonstration, practicals and instrument handling


All those who have completed their Graduation are eligible to enroll for the course. As this course is truly professional and industry oriented, employed individuals from any sector (Health and Wellness, Hospitals, Diet Clinics etc.) can also seek benefits of the course that have interest in Healthcare industry.

Programme Duration

Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is six months while a maximum of one year is allowed to complete the course.


All the efforts will be made in the form of 6 weeks internship to provide industrial exposure to the students through internship with Food Companies so that they can have good practical knowledge beyond the classroom experience.


The registration dates for this bi-annual program run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are strictly scheduled depending on the availability of speakers. Though the recorded lectures are also made available through the IGMPI Learning Management System so the participants are able to listen to them according to their own pace. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Fee

The mandatory course fee (one-time payment) for the distance cum e learning mode is Rs. 22,000/-(700 USD for overseas students) and Rs.75, 000/- for the part time mode (weekend classes). This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 400/- (USD 15) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute.

Examination & Certification

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Executive Diploma in Nutrition and Dieteticsby Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to 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 Health industries across the globe.
The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

Future Career Prospects

Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI e/distance course is a professional course targeted to cater the health industry needs trained health professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off course completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in form of job roles and positions like that of Nutritionists, Dieticians, Diet Technicians, Health Consultants, Position in Health Centers, Fitness Journalism and many more.

How to apply

For further enquiries or Prospectus, write to or call us on:

info@igmpiindia.org/+91 8587838177, +91 8130924488, 0120-2427175, 0120-4375280