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B.Sc Nutrition and Dietetics Overview

Program Details

The B.Sc Nutrition and Dietetics Program at Guru Nanak University prepares students for a career in industry, private consulting, and government.  It is generally taken up by bioscience students. It covers the topics in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics Science and teaches its students how to prepare a proper diet for people, food management, components of a balanced diet, eating habits, and Lifestyle management, among others. It is a course study or module that lays the foundation for food science management and diet management. This course allows you to have exposure to both theoretical and practical aspects of food science. It provides complete coverage on the nutrition pattern, nutritional requirements, and appropriate diet type of different individuals, and teaches the candidates how to improve the food habits and ensure dietary wellbeing of the people. It gives deeper depths of nutritional requirements of an average human being and teaches the candidates the importance of various types of nutrients and the functions performed by them in our body. This course also covers the various nutrition deficiency disorders and ways to recover from them. Candidates can learn the different types of diet plans that need to be prepared depending on the need of the individual through this course.

 Career Prospects

The job profile of B.Sc Nutrition and Dietetics include Nutritionists, Dietitians, Food Quality Manager, Clinical Dieticians, Nutrition Specialist, Food Processing Manager etc.


Passed 10+2 examination in Science stream with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics/ Biology as compulsory subjects with atleast 50% marks from a recognized board of the country