Admission into M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) in National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad - 2013

There is a golden chance for the interested candidates, who want to have PhD degree in applied Nutrition in one of the largest Universities in India. The National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad has invited applications from the students with certain eligibility and conditions. This article explains every term and condition required for this course.

About the Institute

The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) located in Hyderabad is one of the oldest and largest research centers in India. This institute is affiliated to Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh. It is located in the campus of Osmania University. The institute is collaborated with many international universities that conduct the research mainly on obesity and diabetes. The National Institute of Hyderabad is well equipped with state of art facilitates and carries out research in food chemistry, toxicology, sports, nutrition, molecular biology etc. it offers PhD course in nutrition and animal sciences.

National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad has taken out application forms for admission into M.Sc (Applied Nutrition) course for the year 2013-14.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The candidate who wants to take admission in M.Sc. course (applied nutrition) should have passed any one of the following examinations under University of Andhra Pradesh or any other recognized university by UGC. The examinations are

    • B.Sc. (Nutrition)

    • B.Sc. (Home Science)

    • MBBS

    • B.Sc. (with nutrition or bio-chemistry as one of the subjects)

    • B.Sc. (Nursing)

  2. The maximum age limit for the candidate applying for M.Sc. course (applied nutrition) is 50 years by December-31, 2013. There is relaxation in age by 3 years for SC/ST candidates.

Availability of Application forms

The application forms for M.Sc. (applied Nutrition) course can be download from the university website or these can be obtained from the university by post.
Head of Department
Extension and Training Division
National Institute of Nutrition
Jamai – Osmania PO
Hyderabad – 500007

Registration Fee

The application forms along with the original demand draft of Rs-1500/ for (OC/OBCs) and Rs-1250/ for (SC/ST) candidates should be drawn favour of, The Director, NIN, payable at Hyderabad or any nationalized bank.
The duly filled application forms with the essential documents should be reached to the following addresses:-
Head of the Department, Extension and Training Division, National Institute of Nutrition, Taranaka, Jamai Osmania post, Hyderabad-500007
The application forms must reach the above addresses on or before July 12, 2013 by 05:00p.m.

Documents to be enclosed with Application form

  1. Original copy Demand Draft

  2. Attested photocopies of mark sheets of qualifying exam from first to final years.

  3. Attested photo copy off internship certificate mentioning date of start and completion.

  4. Attested photo copy of degree certificate of qualifying exam.

  5. Attested copy of proof of age i.e. certificate of 10th class.

  6. Caste certificate.

  7. Attested photocopies of study certificates from 9th class to qualifying examination.

  8. Residential certificate.

Entrance Test
The entrance test for admission into M.Sc. (Nutrition) course will be conducted in Vijayawada on August 11, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.

Hall Ticket
The candidates will be given hall tickets at the venue of the examination on August 11, 2013 between 09:30 a.m. and 05:00p.m.

Number of Seats
The total numbers of seats available are 16. Out of these 6 seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Andhra Pradesh and 10 seats are for the candidates outside Andhra Pradesh.

Pattern of question paper in entrance test

There will be 100 questions of multiple choices and each question carries one mark. The time limit for solving the question paper is 90 minutes.
The distribution of question will be as following
Subject No. of Question
Nutrition 40
Bio Chemistry 25
Physiology 25
Microbiology 10


Tuition fees – Rs 20,000/ p.a.
Caution Deposit – Rs 5000/ (at the time of Admission)
University Registration Fee = Rs-3700/-
Consortium Fee = Rs-1000/-

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