Best College for Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics in India

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences is introducing the M.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics, a two year full time programme from academic year 2020-2022. This programme offers specialisation in Public Health Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics and Nutrigenomics.

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences offers Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics, a two-year full-time programme. The M.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics programme has innovative specializations in Public Health Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrigenomics and Food Safety and Quality Management. These specializations provide focused and tailored courses in specific areas to equip and skill the students in the respective domains through academic and research-based education to enhance their career prospects.

The M.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics program is designed to train students to understand and solve pertinent issues related to food, clinical nutrition and dietetics, public health nutrition and nutrigenomics across diverse societal landscapes. Further, the Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics programme offers a blend of multidisciplinary courses designed to meet industry standards and other professional needs.

Admissions are now open for the academic year 2022-2024.

OBJECTIVE

To nurture, cultivate, and promote nutritionists and dietitians and create an ecosystem for innovation that enables development of strategies of social relevance.

PROGRAM OUTCOME

  • Knowledge: Gain knowledge in the fields of nutrition and health care
  • Communication skills: Communicate effectively with experts and society at large. Should be able to present or document research outcomes.
  • Team work: Function effectively as an individual or a member of a team or leader in diverse teams in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Creative and critical thinking: Identify, formulate, review research literature and analyze complex nutrition and health care related problems reaching substantiated conclusions.
  • Local challenges: To inculcate skills to perform routine nutrition and dietetics protocols and handling of instruments by hands-on experience from lab projects, field projects and internships.
  • Regional challenges: To create employable manpower in the health industry.
  • Global challenges: To create awareness about issues related to environment and sustainability, and human health

Intake

MSc Nutrition and dietetics : 80

Orientation and Pedagogy

1. Orientation programme for the newly inducted students:

We conduct a 3-days induction programme for our students to acquaint them with the new environment of SIHS. During the induction programme we familiarise the students with the programme objectives, course structure, overview of the programme, different speciaizations, introduce teaching and non-teaching staff members, and career opportunities. Lectures, internactions, and group discussions are organized for the students. Also, students are given information about rules and regulations, student support services such as medical and health care, counselling and recreational and wellness services and various committees. Additionally, a special session on gender equality is provided. During the induction phase students get to interact with fellow-students and get opportunities to acquaint themselves with the new environment and peers.

2. Teaching Pedagogy:

The teaching-learning process aims at the holistic growth and development of our students through academic orientation, leadership and soft skills development to prepare them industry ready with global competencies. The faculty members of the Nutrition and Dietetics programme, use different teaching pedagogies to ensure a seamless teaching-learning process. These include lectures, hands-on practical laboratory training at the specialized centers, demonstrations, case studies, field visits to different research centers, factories, government and non-government organizations, journal clubs, group discussions and interactive sessions. Additionally, research and evidence-based teaching-learning in specialized areas equips students with the latest information and practice protocols to deliver the best in their specified areas and professions. Further, interested students are groomed with necessary skills for initiating successful entrepreneurship ventures.

ELIGIBILITY

Graduate in Life Sciences / Home Sciences / Health Sciences and any other Biological sciences from any recognized University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes).

IMPORTANT DATES FOR ADMISSION M.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics

Details Date
Closure of Registration 30th June 2022
Confirmation of Personal Interaction 2nd July 2022
Personal Interaction (online mode) 4th July to 6th July 2022
First Merit List 11th July 2022
Last date of fees payment 17th July 2022

Note: *These are tentative dates, subject to change. For regular updates, please log once.

FEE STRUCTURE

 

FEE STRUCTURE-BATCH 2020-22

(INDIAN STUDENTS)

1st Year (Amount in ₹)

2nd Year (Amount in ₹)

1st Instalment

2nd Instalment

3rd Instalment

4th Instalment

Academic Fees (Per Annum)

1,10,000

1,10,000

1,10,000

1,10,000

Institute Deposit (Refundable)

20,000

-

-

-

Hostel Deposit (Refundable)

15,000

-

-

-

Hostel Fee (Per Annum)

57450

57450

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**

Mess Fee (Per Annum)

39000

39000

**

**

Total

2,41,450

2,06,450

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-

Instalments pay by Date

At the time of admission

25-Nov-2022

25-Jul-23

25-Nov-23

  • Step 1: Online Registration on www.sihspune.org
  • Step 2: Screening for Eligibility (Graduate in Life Sciences / Home Sciences / Health Sciences and any other Biological sciences from any recognized University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes).
  • Step 3: Personal Interaction with shortlisted candidates (No written exam) (Criteria for evaluation: Undergraduate academic score, general aptitude, subject knowledge, communication skills and extra-curricular achievement)
  • Step 4: Declaration of merit list on www.sihspune.org

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International Students to log on to www.scie.ac.in or contact 020-25671905 for admissions.

CONTACT US

SYMBIOSIS INSTITUTE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) Campus
Hill Base, Lavale, Pune – 412 115
Email: admissions_nd@sihspune.org
Website: www.sihspune.org
Email: admissions_nd@sihspune.org
Website: www.sihspune.org

Admission Enquiry : 020-66975040 / 5043

Placements

Currently, we are supporting students with placements as we receive the interests from the potential recruiters. Most of our students are placed well on their own even before the completion of their postgraduate programme.

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SELECTION PROCEDURE

Written test/ Personal Interaction.

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION

English

STANDARD OF PASSING

The assessment of the student for each examination is done, based on relative performance. Maximum Grade Point (GP) is 10 corresponding to O (Outstanding). For all courses, a student is required to pass both internal and external examination separately with a minimum Grade Point of 4 corresponding to Grade P. Students securing less than 40% absolute marks in each head of passing will be declared FAIL. The University awards a degree to the student who has achieved a minimum CGPA of 4.000 out of maximum of 10 CGPA for the programme.

AWARD OF DEGREE

Master of Science (Nutrition and Dietetics with specialization in Public Health and Nutrition) / Master of Science (Nutrition and Dietetics with specialization in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics) / Master of Science (Nutrition and Dietetics with specialization in Nutrigenomics) will be awarded at the end of semester IV examination by taking into consideration the performance of all semester examinations after obtaining minimum 4.00 CGPA out of 10 CGPA.

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