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Updated on 11 Jun, 2015

Doctor of Philosophy in Food & Nutrition (PHDFN)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 14,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


An M Phil Degree and a Masters Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or an equivalent grade from a recognised institution of higher learning.
2) A Masters Degree (MSc) in Food and Nutrition or an equivalent grade from a recognized institution and 5 years teaching/industry/professional/public service experience (in an area related to nutrition/dietetics) at senior level.
Course Work
All students eligible for PhD would be required to enroll simultaneously and successfully complete the Course 'Research Methods and Biostatistics" (MFN-009). However, students with an M Phil shall be exempted from taking the Research Methods and Biostatistics Course, on the recommendation of the Doctoral Committee.



This Programme provides an opportunity for research in the area of Nutrition and Dietetics.