B.Sc in Food and Nutrition


The course allows the candidates to understand and experience a taste of the practical line of the several processes such as food processing, quality management, applied nutrition and product development. The course enables the candidates to create a proper development of the professional skills and allows analytical marketing skills to develop. The course exposes the candidates to several food processing processes in a detailed fashion.

Eligibility Criterion:

The Eligibility criterion of most of the Institutes differs. However, few basic criteria’s remain the same. The candidates have to achieve a minimum of 55% in their Higher Secondary Examination. Candidates have to at a minimum age of 17 years at the ensuing year of the admission. In most of the Institute, English is the chief language in which the course is taught. Therefore, the candidates also have to study English as the first language in their 10+2 level. However this criterion is not mandatory.

Course Duration:

The total duration of the course is about three years. The course is divided into three year with the candidates requiring to suffice and clear each year with a minimum of passing marks in all the papers.

Job Prospects:

The candidates who have pursued the course can achieve highly paid as well as stable career in several sectors that include food processing industries, food product and associated development, sensory analysis based industries, advisory board of the food and nutrition industries, etc.

Best Places to Pursue:

University of Calcutta
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Kakatiya University



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2 Responses to “B.Sc in Food and Nutrition”

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    parteek rana:

    sir ,i just want to know the subjects regarding food and nutrition ,so that i could make my plan in very proper way.

  2. 1

    is it necessary to study chemistry along with biology? is it better to go for bzn( botany,zoology, nutrition) or nbc( nutrition, botany.chemistry) or nzc( nitrition, zoology,chemistry)