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B.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics
About Program: Nutrition & Dietetics is sub-discipline of Medical sciences that involves the study of promotion of health through healthy food, nutrition therapy, food management, effect of food on human health and overall wellbeing. Diet therapy and its application in patient related settings is a major focus of dietetics.
- B.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics is 3-year long full-time undergraduate course divided over 6 semesters.
10+2 in PCB from a recognized Board with a minimum of 50 % marks in aggregate.
This is a career- oriented course and after completion of this students can work as nutritionists and dieticians in various hospitals and health sectors to improve people’s health and help them make better dietary choices. They also help patients find a balance between good eating habits and exercising and primarily focusses on the relationship between the body and food. After completion of course student may pursue master courses or established their on start-ups.
Various Specialized Areas in Dietetics: Clinical Dietitians, Community Dietitians, Management Dietitians, Consultant Dietitians
Career Opportunities: Government Sector; Sports and Health Clubs, Teaching, Research and Development, Mass Media, Gyms, Slimming Centers, Private Consultant/ Practitioner
Entry level: Salary varies from 10,000 to 25,000 rupees /month as per the abilities and experience.
Top position: Salary varies from rupees 25,000 to 90,000 per month depending on qualifications, position held, experience and location. The job prospects are good and are expected to grow in line with the average job.