Diet and Nutrition

6 Months Certification

  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Applications
  • Promotive Health
  • Fundamentals of Food & Nutrition
  • Food Science-I
  • Human Physiology
  • Foriegn Language- French-I (Qualifying Subject)

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 diet and health related issues and provide finest counselling to them. After completion of this course students will be able to work as certified counsellor or assistant in the field of food and nutrition.

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 make students aware about the applications of nutrition in different Industries.
  • To 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.
  • TThe trained graduates will look after the well-being of the masses helping them to lead a stress-free and fulfilling life.

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 Foriegn 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

Eligibility

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

Total Fees

Rs. 3,22,500+Rs.3000 Student Activity Fund(per annum)+Rs.5000 Security Deposit

Ist Installment (Payable at the time of Admission)

Rs.60,500{(Rs. 52,500+Rs.5000(Security Deposit)+Rs.3000(Student Activity Fund)}payable at the time of admission

IInd Installment

Rs.52,500 payable by December 31, 2022

IIIrd Installment

Rs.56,750{(Rs.53,750+Rs.3000(Student Activity Fund)} payable by July 31, 2023

IVth Installment

Rs.53,750 payable by December 31, 2023

Vth Installment

Rs.58,000{(Rs.55,000+Rs.3000(Student Activity Fund)} payable by July 31, 2024

VIth Installment

Rs.55,000 payable by December 31, 2024

Total Fees(For 1 Year)

Rs.90,000+Rs.5000(Security)

Total Fees_Diet Assistant(For 6 Months)

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

Total Fees_Diabetes Educator(For 6 Months)

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

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

Infrastructure

Auditorioum 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

Acitivities

ACTIVITIES / WORKSHOPS

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.

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 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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