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B.Sc. – Nutrition and Dietetics

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3 Years
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Bachelor of Science (Nutrition & Dietetics) is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). 

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics is a three-year bachelor degree program offered by Apex Professional University – APU. Nutrition & Dietetics is a sub discipline of Medicine that focuses on all the aspects of food and its effects on human bodies. The program is focused on the study of food management and promotion of health through healthy food.This essentially involves an advanced learning in ways to enhance the quality of life and overall well-being through dietary modifications.

The program is divided into six semesters of six months each. The program involves an advanced study of the necessary nutrients needed by the body in order to function properly and the food items that are rich in them. This is a comprehensive program with a curriculum that combines the science of nutrition with a broader view of wellness community and environment.

The program imparts insights into nutritional matters and food habits and elaborates learning about how nutritional habits can improve human health.

We look for applicants who are curious, determined and creative. We take into account special talents or successes that might not appear on a transcript. If this sounds like you, choose APU.

Career Options: 

  • Nutritionist
  • Dietician
  • Community education officer
  • Food Technologist
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • International Aid/Development Worker
  • Medical Sales Representative Nutritional Therapist
  • Researcher
  • Faculty
  • Food Processing Consultant

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students

Sr. Secondary (10+2) with Biology or Life Sciences as one of the subjects with minimum 50% marks

For International Students
The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the prerequisite subjects for admission into the desired program



Scholarships can help you reach your goal
Apex Professional University nurtures and encourages the curious, determined, and creative minds and strongly believes that money should not be a constraint for such students.  So, the University extends Scholarship and Financial Aid Scheme for the students taking admission at APU. 

Academic Scholarship
APU extends scholarships and financial assistance to meritorious and talented students based on the basis of qualification previous to eligibility qualification. Continuation of the APU Academic Scholarships are designed to encourage and reward consistently meritorious performance through the duration of the program. The Academic Scholarships will be awarded based on CGPA at the end of each year.

Early Decision Scholarship
The amount of Scholarship also depends on the Phase in which the candidate takes Admission in the University. Admissions in APU is done in four Phases. All the Scholarships awarded will be for a specific year only and for subsequent years, it may continue / discontinue based on performance of the student in qualifying year and Scholarship policy applicable from time to time.

External Scholarship
In order to fund your studies, you will need to undertake careful research – the options available to you will differ, depending on your domicile. There are several government scholarships and stipends on offer from UGC, Central and State Governments extending to the APU Students. 

Admission Process

  • Applicants will have to go through the following process:

    • Submission of completed application form with all relevant enclosures and application fee
    • Review of applications and short-listing of candidates
    • Admission decision taken by the Admission Committee
  • The decision to short-list applicants for a personal interview and make a formal offer of admission thereafter will be taken by the Admission Committee. The committee’s decision in this regard is final and binding.

How to Apply

You have done your research and explored your options, and you know that APU is the perfect place for you. Now it is time to take the next step towards a career.

Online Applications are now Open for 2021

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