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B Sc (Hons) in Nutrition

Bsc.(Hon’s) in Nutrition and Dietetics :

Nutrition is a vital aspect of physiology.The metabolism of the human body depends on the nutritious diet that regulates growth, nurturing and maturity of life. Nutrition presupposes intellectual precision, perfect perception and meticulous cognition. As a field of study, (Hon’s) in Nutrition and Dietetics brings into limelight a new approach to paramedical enquiry that aims to felicitate epistemological research and professional practice.


Course Objective:

Nutritional experts can prepare the rapeutic diet chart for disease prevention and health promotion. Moreover, using the knowledge of Nutrition we could formulate Nutrition community programmes,develop nutritional policies and help evaluate its methodology of implementation.


Job Prospects:

Nutrition encourages teaching profession in schools, colleges and  universities in health sector, there is a huge demand of nutritional experts/dietitian for therapeutic values and remedial measures. There is advertical expansion of this course upto Ph.D level in university system. The nutritional experts may  join different industries for the analysis of the formulated food stuffs.Research opportunity of this course is growing day by day covering the modern field like “Nutrigenomics, Nutriproteomics, Nutrimetabolomics, Prebiotics,probiotics and Nutraceutical Research”. Among the “ Food and Nutrition Board of Govt. Of India”, there is a huge demand of manpower having sound knowledge in Nutrition, Community Nutrition etc. As Dietary Counselors, a nutritionist may join different health sectors or even practice as private profession.


Subsidiary Course: 1. PHYSIOLOGY. & 2. BIO-CHEMISTRY.

Eligibility: 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Nutrition/Biology .


Subject  to Study:

Nutritional Physiology, Nutritional  Bio-physics and Bio-chemistry, Humannutrition, Community Nutrition, Food Science, Food Nutrition and Health,Applied Nutrition, Nutrient Analysis of Food, Community Nutrition Survey,Community Nutrition Programme Assessment, Food Microbiology, Hygiene and sanitation, Public Health and Epidemiology, Meal Management etc.


Affiliation: Vidyasagar University. Recognized by Govt. of West Bengal

Course Duration :   3 Years

Course Fee (Tuition)

1st Year ‘21-‘2213,000/-13,000/-14,000/-40,000/-
2nd Year ‘22-‘2313,000/-13,000/-14,000/-40,000/-
3rd Year ‘22-‘2313,000/-13,000/-14,000/-40,000/-
GRAND TOTAL___________________________1,20,000/-

Other Fees:

College Registration Fees (Non Refundable) :- Rs. 40,000/-

Prospectus (Non Refundable):- Rs.500/-

Grand Total :Rs. 1,60,000/-(Rupees One Lac Sixty Thousand only)

Sports and Cultural Fees(Per Year) :Rs.2,000/-

<*>  University Registration, Examination fees and training to be paid directly and not included here.

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