Programs

  • Bachelor of Science (Bioinformatics) (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • Integrated Bachelor of Technology - Master of Technology (Biotechnology) Duration: 5 Years
  • B.Sc ( Hons) - Biotechnology Duration: 3 Years
  • B.Tech (Biotechnology) Duration: 4 Years
  • B.Sc (Hons) - Chemistry Duration: 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • B.Sc + M.Sc. Chemistry (Hons.) - Integrated Duration: 5 Years
  • B.Com - (Hons) Duration: 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • BA. Hons (Economics) Duration: 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics) (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • BA + MA Hons (Economics) - (Integrated) Duration: 5 Years
  • BA Hons (English) Duration: 3 Years
  • BA Hons (English) with Research Duration: 4 Years
  • BA + MA (Hons.) English (Integrated) Duration: 5 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts (English) (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • B.Sc (Hons) Food Science Technology and Processing Duration: 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science (Food Science Technology and Processing) (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • B.Sc.+ M.Sc (Hons) Food Science Technology and Processing - Integrated Duration: 5 Years
  • BBA Duration: 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • BBA (3 Continent) Duration: 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science (Microbiology) (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • B.Sc. + M.Sc (Hons) - Microbiology Integrated Duration: 5 Years
  • B.Sc. (Hons) - Biochemistry Duration: 3 Years
  • B.Sc.+ M.Sc. Bioinformatics (Hons.)- Integrated Duration: 5 Years
  • B.Sc- Human Genetics and molecular medicine Duration: 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science (Human Genetics and molecular medicine) (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • B.Sc + M.Sc. - Human Genetics and molecular medicine - (Hons.)- Integrated Duration: 5 Years
  • B.Sc Hons Computational Physics. Duration: 4 Years
  • B.Sc.+ M.Sc.Hons Computational Physics Integrated Duration: 5 Years
  • B.A. (Hons) - Applied Psychology Duration: 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • BA+MA (Hons) - Applied Psychology - (Integrated) Duration: 5 Years

The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses on promoting health through balanced eating. Professionals in this field assess dietary needs, create personalized nutrition plans, and educate individuals on making informed food choices. They play a crucial role in preventing and managing health conditions through nutrition interventions, contributing to overall well-being and disease prevention.

Amity University Punjab offers specialization in Dietetics and Food Science, Public Health Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition and Quality. The aim of research and teaching is to impart professional knowledge and applicable skills in the following areas: development of food products for the prevention of anaemia, vitamin A deficiency and control of diabetes mellitus, heart disease, etc.; understanding nutrition and diet management; therapeutic nutrition; chemical and biochemical assessment of various deficiency disorders in the community; food quality analysis; nutrition counselling; etc.

The program's main goals are to produce highly qualified and competent human resources who can raise public knowledge of nutrition issues in order to encourage a healthy lifestyle. A contemporary "Learning outcome-based curriculum framework" serves as the foundation for the course curriculum, which incorporates experiential learning through fieldwork, practical, and internships in addition to a solid theoretical foundation.

Course Duration

  • B.Sc. (H) Nutrition and Dietetics – 3 years
  • B.Sc. (H) Nutrition and Dietetics – 4 years with research

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Sc. (H) Nutrition and Dietetics – 3 years
    10+2 or equivalent from a recognized education board with a min. of 60% aggregate marks in PCM/ PCB
  • B.Sc. (H) Nutrition and Dietetics – 4 years with research
    10+2 or equivalent from a recognized education board with a min. of 60% aggregate marks in PCM/PCB

B.Sc. (H) Nutrition and Dietetics – 3 years

  • Chemistry
  • Community Nutrition
  • Dietetics
  • Food for Health
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Food Science
  • Fundamentals of Food Chemistry
  • Fundamentals of Human Development
  • Human Physiology
  • Lifespan Nutrition
  • Nutritional Assessment Methods and Surveillance
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Therapeutic Nutrition

B.Sc. (H) Nutrition and Dietetics – 4 years with research

  • Chemistry
  • Community Nutrition
  • Dietetics
  • Food for Health
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Food Science
  • Fundamentals of Food Chemistry
  • Fundamentals of Human Development
  • Human Physiology
  • Lifespan Nutrition
  • Lifestyle Disorders
  • Nutritional Assessment Methods and Surveillance
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Therapeutic Nutrition
  • Advancements in Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Nutraceuticals And Functional Foods
  • Nutrition Counselling and Education
  • Research Work in 7th and 8th Semesters.

Studying Nutrition and Dietetics equips individuals with a comprehensive understanding of human nutrition, dietary patterns, and their impact on health. Expected learning outcomes include the ability to assess nutritional needs, develop personalized diet plans, interpret scientific research on nutrition, and educate others on healthy eating habits. Graduates are prepared to contribute to public health, prevent and manage nutrition-related diseases, and promote overall well-being through evidence-based dietary practices.

  • Understanding the relationship between food, nutrition, health, and diseases.
  • Exploring the significance of specific nutrients in diet planning.
  • Gaining knowledge about the function of nutrients and their use in preventing disease and leading a healthy lifestyle.
  • Studying the fundamentals of human physiology, food microbiology and nutritional biochemistry in relation to health and disease.
  • Acquiring skills in diet therapy, food service management, nutrition/ health education and scientific writing.
  • Understanding the national healthcare services, food legislation, and national and international organisations involved in the management of diseases.
  • Assessment of nutritional status in a community setting.
  • Promoting health by creating awareness of nutritional sciences in clinical interventions and community setup.
  • Health Promotion: Studying Nutrition and Dietetics enables individuals to promote health through informed dietary choices, preventing nutrition-related diseases.
  • Career Opportunities: Graduates can pursue diverse careers as dietitians, nutritionists, consultants, or researchers in healthcare, sports, and food industries.
  • Personal Impact: Individuals gain practical knowledge to make healthy lifestyle choices for themselves and others, fostering long-term well-being.
  • Public Health Contribution: Nutrition professionals play a vital role in addressing public health challenges, combating obesity, and promoting nutritional awareness.
  • Research and Innovation: The field offers opportunities to contribute to nutritional research, driving innovations in food science and dietary interventions.
  • Holistic Approach: Nutrition and Dietetics education emphasizes a holistic approach, considering cultural, psychological, and social aspects of food and nutrition.
  • Prevention of Chronic Diseases: Professionals can help prevent and manage chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and obesity through tailored nutritional interventions.
  • Global Impact: With a growing focus on global health, nutrition experts contribute to addressing malnutrition and food insecurity on a global scale.
  • Lifelong Learning: The dynamic nature of nutrition science encourages continuous learning, allowing professionals to stay updated with the latest research and trends.

Because they were selected from the top universities, our faculty members have an exceptional national record. Academics with a variety of specialisations in Nutrition and Dietetics are employed by Amity University Mohali. They are highly qualified and possess a wealth of professional experience. They have a strong interest for teaching as well. They apply their practical expertise and creative teaching techniques in addition to their training and ability.

As awareness of the importance of nutrition grows, the demand for qualified professionals in Nutrition and Dietetics continues to increase, offering diverse and fulfilling career opportunities. Studying Nutrition and Dietetics opens up a wide range of career prospects in various sectors. Some key career paths include:

  • Clinical Dietitian/Nutritionist: Work in hospitals, clinics, or private practices, providing personalized dietary advice to individuals with health conditions.
  • Community Nutritionist: Engage in public health initiatives, designing and implementing nutrition programs to promote health and prevent diseases within communities.
  • Sports Nutritionist: Support athletes and fitness enthusiasts by creating specialized nutrition plans to optimize performance, enhance recovery, and prevent injuries.
  • Corporate Wellness Consultant: Work with businesses to promote employee health through wellness programs, nutritional education, and lifestyle interventions.
  • Food Service Management: Oversee nutrition programs in institutions such as schools, hospitals, and cafeterias, ensuring the provision of balanced and nutritious meals.
  • Researcher in Nutrition Science: Contribute to scientific advancements by conducting research on topics such as dietary trends, nutritional supplements, and the impact of nutrition on health.
  • Public Health Nutritionist: Focus on population-level health, developing and implementing strategies to improve nutritional habits and prevent widespread health issues.
  • Nutrition Writer/ Communicator: Combine nutrition expertise with communication skills to work as a writer, blogger, or media personality, educating the public about healthy eating.
  • Private Practice Dietitian: Establish a private practice, offering personalized nutrition counselling and consultancy services to individuals, groups, or organizations.
  • Nutrition Educator: Teach nutrition courses at schools, colleges, or community centres, educating students and the public on the principles of healthy eating.
  • Food and Nutrition Consultant: Advise food companies, restaurants, or product developers on nutritional content, labelling, and strategies to create healthier food options.
  • Global Health Nutritionist: Work on international projects addressing malnutrition, food security, and public health challenges in different parts of the world.

Programme Structure, Syllabi, Outline of Tests, and Course of Reading as follows

B.Sc.-Nutrition&Dietetics-[4 year]

B.Sc.-Nutrition&Dietetics-[3 year]