• With a legacy spanning over two decades, NSHM Institute of Health Sciences boasts top-tier global placements, offering unparalleled placement opportunities to its students.
  • Backed by Central Government Agencies like DST, SERB, etc., our institute provides cutting-edge research facilities, fostering academic and scientific advancements.
  • Get the opportunity to exchange knowledge, engage in intellectual discussions, and gain insights into the Health Science industry's future by interacting with industry experts, attending seminars and workshops.
  • Gain a profound understanding of the global transformation of the Health Science industry, transitioning from traditional paradigms to the digital era.
  • Seize the opportunity to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations, actively participating in cutting-edge research and emerging developments in the industry.
  • Strategic collaborations with esteemed partners ensure that students receive a comprehensive education aligned with industry standards and best practices.
    • EMAMI: The collaboration provides the students with research based project work allowing students to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world situations, enhancing their problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
    • ICDR: The International Council for Development Research provides the students to publish a paper that highlights the importance of collaborations and partnerships in shaping well-rounded and industry-ready professionals.
    • IQ City: Internship and research facility for the student.
    • CINI: The collaboration provides student exchange program , workshop , internship opportunities, and access to industry professionals.
    • FSSAI: FSSAI is the empanelled training partner of NIHS, providing students with certification courses in food safety and hygiene.
    • Department of Pharm Tech, Jadavpur University: Our students benefit from distinctive opportunity to engage in hands-on training with analytical instruments. Additionally, this collaboration offers research opportunities for postgraduate students.
    • Lincoln University College, Malaysia: The partnership with Lincoln University College, Malaysia offers students the opportunity to obtain international certification. Eligible students can also pursue their PhD program at LUC (approved by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and take part in seminars, research activities, and student exchange programs.
    • University of Naples-Fedrico-II:NSHM also has teamed up with the University of Naples (Fedrico,II Italy) to apply for the ERASMUS+ program, providing students and faculty at NSHM with opportunities to participate in European projects.
  • Key Facts
  • Scope & Career Opportunities
  • Course Details

Key Facts


2 years






Bachelor degree


To complete admission online, follow the steps below:
  • - Fill up the online application form
  • - Sit for ENPAT and personal interview
  • - Receive selection letter via e-mail
  • - Pay admission fees


  • KOLKATA - M.Sc.- Dietetics & Nutrition INR 61,250 (fee per semester)
  • DURGAPUR - M.Sc.- Dietetics & Nutrition INR 42,500 (fee per semester)
-The fee structure is different for international students.-

Scope & Career Opportunities

The increasing awareness regarding staying fit and healthy and avoiding high-calorie unplanned diets contributes to the high demand for professional dieticians and nutritionists in India and abroad. After completing the programme, one can work as:
  • -Menu planner – Monitoring the food preparation
  • -Dietician or Nutritionist
  • -Clinical and Therapeutic Dietician
  • -Researchers in Universities
  • -Specialist Institutions and Hospitals
  • -Public Health and Community Dieticians
  • -Preserving Supervisor
  • -Teacher and Professor
  • -Article Writer and Columnist
  • -Sports Nutritionist
  • -Food Researcher
  • -Public Health Nutritionist
  • -Research Fellow/Scholar
  • -Food and Nutrition Quality Management Officer

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Course Details

The core curriculum includes:

Course Breakup

  • Components and Analysis of Food(Biochemical & Microbiological)
    Chemistry of food components like proteins, carbohydrates and lipids, new food product development, nature of microorganisms involved in food spoilage, food infections and intoxications, and various preservation and control techniques, food – safety, engineering & processing, and technology, nutrition, and sensory analysis
  • Diet Counselling Techniques
    Patient counseling approach and skills, Dietary health care, updated assessment and remedial techniques, evaluation, monitoring and control, etc.

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