M.Phil Food Sciences & Human Nutrition

M.Phil Food Sciences & Human Nutrition

This research base program focuses on applying the knowledge of Food Science in the development of innovative food products along with its application in prevention and treatment of disease: enabling the students to work in various fields ranging from research in the food science laboratory – to working with the deprived population in the community.

The program also provides an opportunity for individuals already working in related fields to enhance their nutritional knowledge and practically apply it to their field of specialization.

Admission Requirement

  • 04 years BA/B.Sc. (Hons) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 OR 60% marks in Masters after 02 years BA/ B.Sc. The applicants should have done their Graduation/Masters in Food Science & Human Nutrition, Home Economics (Food & Nutrition), Biotechnology, and Biochemistry.
  • All candidates must appear for KC Graduate Assessment Test.
  • Only short listed candidates will be called for the Interview.


Road Map:

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Human Physiology 3
2 Major Food Analysis I 3
3 Major Research Methodology 3
4 Major Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals 3
Total   12
Semester II
1 Major Food Analysis II 3
2 Major Food Service & Management 3
3 Major Research and Bio-statistics 3
4 Major Advance Nutrition in Health and Disease 3
Total   12
Semester III & IV
1 Major Thesis 6
Total 6
Total Degree Credit Hours 30
Sr. No. Course Name Credit Hrs.
1 Sports Nutrition 3
2 Epidemiology 3
3 Food Security and Nutrition in Emergencies 3
4 Exercise and Integrative Nutrition 3
5 Community Nutrition & Research 3
6 Food Chemistry 3

Research Thesis:

An M.Phil candidate who has completed her course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 must present and pass the oral proposal defense examination before she is allowed to carry out her Masters research. On passing the thesis proposal defense the student must carry out a research study which is described in a thesis. She must successfully defend the completed work in an oral examination involving a presentation and question answer session in the presence of an external examiner.

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