Description of the course
The course equips the students in the areas of food, nutrition, health and management. The programme is two year course and prepares the students to venture into careers of their interest. The students will be trained in acquiring the knowledge and skills in cooking, food science, menu planning and preparation, special diets, innovations in new healthy foods, catering and cafeteria. The course lays emphasis on understanding nutritional science, its role and benefits, creating awareness on nutrition, people’s nutrition needs, interpretation of nutrition, teaching others and implementation of nutrition program.
Eligibility: The candidates should have passed 10+2 from a recognized board, the core subjects being physics, chemistry and biology. The admissions are through entrance exams. The student must have interest in the field of food and must possess good communication skills.
Additional Description of the Diploma course in Food and Nutrition
Nutrition plays an important role in one's health and well being. A good balanced diet keep the body fit and active. The students need to get involved in food preparations, presentations, group discussions, seminars and undertake research work.
Job opportunities for Diploma in Food and Nutrition
The students find ample opportunities in food and nutrition sectors, hotel and tourism sectors, industrial and soft ware companies canteens and hospitals, resorts and recreational/health clubs, welfare department, publications in nutritional journals, science and health magazines, healthcare services, in schools, colleges and universities. The qualified students find jobs as teachers, consultants, writers, content developers, nutritionists, dieticians, managers, researchers, administrators etc. The students can also venture into their own start-ups in services of catering.
Diploma Food & Nutrition Admissions for 2018 - 2019 Academic Year
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