Nutrition and Dietetics

Paramedical Sciences
Shimla University
Fall 2023

Nutrition and Dietetics at APGSU offers a bachelor’s course which focuses on food health of an individual. In the field of Nutrition and Dietetics we teach students how to prepare a proper diet for people, food management, components of a balanced diet, eating habits, and Lifestyle management, among others

Nutrition and Dietetics are fast-growing both as an academic discipline and in practical application, both in India and abroad. The curriculum is designed to focus equally on theoretical and practical in food science and basic dietetics, emphasizing skill sets required to analyze and provide a proper diet solution for various scenarios.

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Some of the popular subjects students study include Human Physiology, Basic Nutrition, Family meal management, and more. Those interested in professionally working in the industry and find lucrative employment opportunities in private sector clinics and hospitals, or may get self-employed.

Other areas of employment include private sector organizations such as leisure cruise companies and private nursing homes. Such graduates may also choose to become psychiatric nursing as a profession where they work with patients suffering from emotional and psychological distress caused by unhealthy diet patterns.

Entry requirements

Pass with 50% (GEN)/ 45% (SC/ST) aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology) subject to valid score in JEE(Main).