Diet and Nutrition

6 Months Certification

  • Foundation Course in English
  • Computer Applications
  • Promotive Health
  • Foriegn Language- French-I
  • Fundamentals of Food & Nutrition
  • Food Science-I
  • Human Physiology

The focus of Six-month certificate program is to enable students to gain knowledge of the basic sciences and principles of Diet and Nutrition. This certificate course will help the students to develop effective communication skills to enhance their ability to connect with clients/ patients in order to cater their health related issues in general and provide finest counselling to them. After completion of this course students will be able to work as health promotion specialist, Health care workers under public health nutritionist

Course Objective

  • To provide a strong foundation and comprehensive training to aspirants from any discipline to pursue careers in the Nutrition Industry.
  • To train students to learn the methods of Nutritional Assessment and Diet Planning for the patients, athletes and community in general.
  • To expressing a broad understanding of clinical nutrition, food science, sports nutrition, public health nutrition and its influence on human health and well- being
  • To development the skills pertaining to critical analysis, entrepreneurship and communication for career development in the field of nutritional sciences.
  • To develop a holistic knowledge base in clinical, community and fitness nutrition giving students ample opportunities in this field.
  • To train students to become healthcare professionals and render their services in NGOs, Hospitals, FMCG and Sports Industry.

Course Highlights

The Diet and Nutrition Course comprises well-structured lectures with a practical approach. The main highlights of this programme are:

  • Extensive knowledge on the subject
  • The curriculum is supported by ample practical knowledge to the students through practical classes on a regular basis.
  • Hands-on training of various aspects of nutrition
  • Three-month Internship programme in any related sector
  • Personality Development and Soft Skill Session
  • Inculcating Research Aptitude
  • Introduction to a Foreign Language
  • Learning Entrepreneurship Skills and Consumer Economics in Food and Nutrition Industry
  • Learning principle of Institutional Food Management
  • Learning phases of Human Growth and Development through Lifespan
  • Introduction to Resource Management
  • Understanding Rural Communication in Health and Nutrition
  • Presentations on Academic and Industry oriented subjects
  • Guest lectures by Senior Industry Professionals
  • Mock Interview Sessions
  • Placement Assistance

Course USP :

  • Students will become eligible to work in a hospital as a clinical dietitian.
  • Students will become eligible to work as healthcare workers under public health nutrition.
  • Only university in Delhi running this graduation course
  • Graduation in Diet & Nutrition makes you eligible for Dietetics practice as per Indian Dietetic Association whereas a diploma/ certificate doesn't.
  • Pandemic has made everyone very conscious about their lifestyle. Healthy living, natural ways of treating a disease has come into focus lately. It is one of the best career opportunities one can opt for right now.
  • Students from any background can apply for this course.


10+2 with minimum 50% aggregate (English compulsory)

Age limit -21 years

Admission Process
The student has to appear for the common entrance exam (JET). This consists of a written test, group discussion and a personal interview.

Fee Structure

Diet & Nutrition

Total Fees

Rs. 3,45,000 + Rs.3000 Student Activity Fund(per annum) + Rs.5000 Security Deposit + Rs. 15000 Admission Registration Fee (One time payment).

Ist Installment (Payable at the time of Admission)

Rs. 78,000 {(Rs. 55,000 + Rs.5000 (Security Deposit) + Rs.3000 (Student Activity Fund)per annum + Rs. 15000 Admission Registration Fee(One time payment)}payable at the time of admission.

IInd Installment

Rs. 55,000 payable by December 31, 2023.

IIIrd Installment

Rs. 60,500 {(Rs.57,500 + Rs.3000(Student Activity Fund)per annum} payable by July 31, 2024.

IVth Installment

Rs. 57,500 payable by December 31, 2024.

Vth Installment

Rs. 63,000 {(Rs.60,000 + Rs.3000 (Student Activity Fund)per annum} payable by July 31, 2025.

VIth Installment

Rs. 60,000 payable by December 31, 2025.

Total Fees(For 1 Year)


Total Fees_Diet Assistant(For 6 Months)


Total Fees_Diabetes Educator(For 6 Months)


Total Fees_Obesity & Weight Management(For 6 Months)

Rs. 30,000+Rs.5000(Security)

Total Fees_Sports Nutrition & Fitness Supplementation(For 6 Months)

Rs. 45,000+Rs.5000(Security)

Total Fees_Diabesity(Certificate Prog.)

Rs. 45,000+Rs.5000(Security)

Course Opportunity

  • Nutritionist
  • Dietitian
  • Community Education Officer
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • International Aid/Development Worker
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Researchere
  • Teaching
  • Food Processing Consultant


Auditorium for seminars and workshop

Auditoriums are meant for huge gatherings where the workshops and seminars are being conducted. Experts are being called for giving special lectures on various concepts. Workshops are conducted to train the students and provide them with the expertise of designing products.

Production Lab/ Kitchen

Students are given a hand on training on the basic knowledge of recipe calculation and preparing food later making them proficient in nutrient calculation and sensory evaluation. They are also taught the importance of time and material management.

Bakery Lab

A well-equipped bakery where the students are taught all aspects of bakery and confectionery. They learn to make products like breads, cakes, cookies, pastries, muffins, etc.

Theory classroom with Smart Boards

Theory classrooms have blackboards and smart-boards both in each class for making learning a smart learning. Presentations, lectures and discussion are different modes of teaching used in the classrooms.

Biochemistry Lab

Physiology Lab

Microbiology Lab



Workshops are conducted by industry specialist on topics like:

  • Childhood obesity, Diabetes Dietary Management, Colour therapy (Acupressure), Food swaps and many more on a regular basis.
  • Meal preparation/ recipe making workshops for PCOS, Diabetes Mellitus are conducted.
  • Gluten free Baking
  • Lactose free Milk Preparation
  • Nutrition Counselling Camps

Industrial Visits

  • Students are taken on visits to make them understand the different aspects of food handling.
  • Food Industry Visits - Mother Dairy, Parle G, PepsiCo, yakult and many more
  • Industrial Kitchen Visits - Seven Seas, Crowne Plaza and many more
  • Food Fairs like AAHAAR to familiarize them with the new healthy food brands launched in the market.
  • Food Preservation Units
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