The course “Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics” aims at developing basic understanding about nutrition, physiology, its effect on human health and newer advances in therapeutic nutrition. This course encompasses physiology, therapeutic dietetics, community nutrition and discusses relationship between metabolites and human health. Moreover, the course is focused on the advances in the most emerging area of applied science. The knowledge of nutrition in public health, sports, fitness, and importance of nutrition in different disease conditions, which empowers students’ knowledge and skills to utilize nutrients as a powerful tool for physical, mental, and social wellbeing. The course also teaches students’ to be entrepreneurs, quality control fellows, at different places of food and nutrition service centers institution.

Other objectives of the department are

  • Understand human physiological process and importance of nutrients in metabolism.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of core knowledge in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics.

  •  Learn about the assessing nutritional status in community and different health conditions.

  • acquire knowledge on how nutrients interact with different drugs and their effect on physiological conditions

  • Learn about importance of nutrition in different stages of life, critical care, fitness, exercise.

  • Equip with latest knowledge in the respective science.

  •  Create competitive nutritionists in various fields like Exercise, sports nutrition and food service institutions.

  • Socially committed nutritional educators in various institutions.

  • Gain knowledge on hospital management

  • Train on innovative recipe development considering the science of food

  • Develop feasible solutions against major nutrition related health issues in the country.

  •  Gain a deeper understanding of critical conditions and treatment routines

  • Familiarize with advancements in the field of diet therapy


  • Proficiency in lifestyle disease management.

  • Develop confidence to handle classes in community through project

  • Give opportunity for job experience through hospital internships

  • Acquaint with knowledge on emergency life support.

  • Independent to access, analyze and plan nutritional management for disease, physiological conditions and special conditions

  • Inculcate interest in food service and quality control

  • Open a window towards food microbiology

  • Train the students the importance of good nutrition in combating the ill effects of metabolic alterations

  • Develop deep knowledge about the role of therapeutic nutrition in the diseased conditions of vulnerable groups

  • Understand the wider horizons of nutrition as a part of palliative care

  • Understand the nutrients in terms of changes during digestion, absorption etc. Familiarize with biochemical aspects in clinical context

  • Develop an understanding of biochemical analysis

  • Equip and inculcate an interest in research in the field of nutrition.

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