Diet and Nutrition

Introduction

The Diet and Nutrition programme is a three year degree offered by JCC. Nutrition being a sub- discipline of Medicine, focusing on all the aspects of the food we eat, the nutrition we get from it and its effects on the human body.

The programme provides an opportunity to interact with and learn from highly qualified professionals. Training towards becoming a dietitian allows the student to enter the fastest growing industry today as more and more people require advice and guidance for their nutritional needs.

This programme is designed for students who are interested in working towards improving human health and well-being by suggesting a well-organised lifestyle and healthy eating habits.

The programme in Diet and Nutrition at JCC provides the students with the required skills, knowledge and attitude to render their services in this fast growing health industry.

Graduate Degree - 3 years (Bachelor in Diet and Nutrition) +

2 years Diploma Subjects +
  • Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods
  • Research and Innovation Catalyst
  • Food Processing & Quality Assurance
  • Advanced Clinical Nutrition
  • Public Health Nutrition-II
  • Therapeutic Nutrition –III
  • Summer Internship Report & Presentation
  • Personality Development & Interview Techniques
  • Consumer Economics for Food & Nutrition
  • Techniques of Scientific Writing
  • Food Preservation & Packagingg
  • Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sports
  • Minor Project

The three year degree in diet and nutrition will be able to make student understand the concept of Clinical Nutrition, Food Science and Technology, Sports Nutrition and Public Health Nutrition. They will able to apply theoretical concept in laboratory setting as per standard methods in the above mentioned areas and  understand the application of nutritional sciences in dietary management in the field of clinical, public and sports nutrition. They will acquire the skills to undertake systematic research in areas of Diet and Nutrition by completing a research project. This programme focuses on imbibing practical and scientific knowledge in students to work as, professional in health and hospitality sectors. This program provides technical knowledge, skills and attitude to serve as a health

Two Years Diploma +

One year Diploma Subjects +
  • English Communication Skills
  • Extension Education in Health & Nutrition
  • Human Development-I
  • Digital Empowerment
  • Nutrition Through Lifecycle-II
  • Therapeutic Nutrition-I
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Bakery Science & Production
  • Introduction to Resource Management
  • NGO Management & CSR
  • Human Development-II
  • Public Health Nutrition-I
  • Therapeutic Nutrition-II
  • Introduction to Food Microbiology
  • MOOC-II*

The Two-year diploma program will provide a strong foundation and comprehensive training to the students in context with clinical and public health nutrition. They will complete a three-month training/internship in Health and Nutrition sector. The student will understand the concept of public health nutrition and its application in rural areas. The students will learn and understand the practicality of making basic diets and modifying it according to the need of the patient with the core understanding of human metabolism. The students will be able to develop diet plans and counsel patient with less severe medical conditions. After completion of this course students will be able to work as a nutritionist, weight loss expert, lifestyle counsellor, nutritional therapist and diet counsellor under the guidance of a Dietician.

One Year Diploma +

  • Foundation Course in English
  • Computer Applications
  • Promotive Health
  • Foreign Language – French- I
  • Fundamentals of  Food & Nutrition
  • Food Science –I
  • Human Physiology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Institutional Food Management
  • Foreign Language – French- II
  • Nutrition Through Lifecycle-I
  • Food Science –II
  • Meal Planning & Management
  • MOOC I

The focus of One year Diploma Program is to imbibe the skills pertaining to critical analysis, entrepreneurship and communication for career development in the field of nutrition science. Students will learn and understand various domains of Diet and Nutrition through extensive theory and practical sessions for its application in industry and research. After completion of this course, students will be able to work as a Health coach, junior nutritionist and nutrition assistant under guidance.

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
  • 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

Eligibility

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

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)

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
  • Dietician
  • Community Education Officer
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • International Aid/Development Worker
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Researcher
  • Teaching
  • Food Processing Consultant

Infrastructure

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.

Practical Labs

The lab is well equipped with all the modern technology and equipment

Biochemistry Lab

Physiology Lab

Microbiology Lab

Acitivities

Activities / Workshops:

Annual departmental fest ‘Poshan Manch’ and ‘Diet-o-mania’ are organised every year on different themes.

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, Amul 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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