Career Opportunity In Nutrition, Dietetics And Home Science

Career opportunities in nutrition

  • The dietitian’s role is pivotal for qualitative food analysis, management, and therapy. Dieticians and nutritionists are the people who treat patients with diet therapy.
  • They prescribed a diet per human physiology and calorie intake, considering the pros and cons of various diseases.
  • For the patients, they made a food chart, food pyramid, and diet schedule and suggested dietary modifications.
  • As far as a nutritionist is concerned, it is related to health promotion.
  • Due to faulty lifestyles and wrong dietary patterns in the urban culture, the role of dieticians and nutritionists has become increasingly critical.

Job Prospects in Dietician

  • For deserving candidates, there is no such shortage of Jobs.
  • experienced nutritionists and Dieticians even can earn lakh rupees per month.
  • However, a fresher with a diploma may get anywhere from Rs 10 000-25 000 monthly.
  • As far as job opportunity is concerned, they can work in Government sectors like hospitals, Schools, Health institutions, colleges, factories, etc.
  • Since Sports has become one of the prominent disciplines in India. Diet management is one of the vital components in sports so that they can consume in Sports and health clubs too.
  • They can also be employed in teaching and research & development.
  • Media, Fitness centres and a consultant can perform their work.

Criteria for Dieticians and Nutritionists

  • One should enrol in B.Sc. (Home Science) or BA (Home Science) after the 12th class.
  • It is better to pursue a master’s degree in Home Science after graduation.

Colleges, Universities, and Institutions offer Dietetics and Nutrition courses

Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi

Course Offered: BSc/MSc in  Home Science (Food and Nutrition)



Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi

Course Offered: PG Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition



Jadavpur University

Course Offered: B.Tech./M.Tech.(Food and Biochemical  Engineering),



University of Madras, Chennai

Course Offered: Postgraduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics



Avinasilingam   and Science and Preservation Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore

Course Offered: Food Science and Preservation



All India Institute of Hygiene & Public Health, Kolkata

Course offered: One-year Diploma in Dietetics



Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University (SNDT), Mumbai

Course offered: M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition, PG Diploma in Dietetics and Nutrition



 Sam Higginbotham Institute of Agriculture, Allahabad

Course offered: M.Sc. Food Nutrition and Dietetics



Osmania University, Hyderabad

Course offered: B.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics, M.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics



Maharaja Syajiro University of Baroda, Vadodara

Course offered: B.Sc./M.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics



Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur

Course offered: B.Sc./M.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics



Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad

Course offered: B.Sc./M.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics



Alphonsa College, Pala

Course offered: M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics (Self-financing).



St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam

Course Offered: PG diploma in clinical Nutrition and Dietetics



Christian Medical College, Vellore

Course Offered: PG Diploma in Dietetics



Sri Ramachandra and Research Institute (Deemed University), Chennai

Course Offered: One year PG Diploma in Clinical Nutrition



University of Mumbai

Course Offered: PG Diploma in Dietetics and Applied Nutrition



Sri Padmavati Mahila Vishva vidyalayam, Tirupati

Course Offered:  PG Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics



Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University

Course Offered:  PG Diploma in Dietetics and Therapeutic Nutrition for graduates



Utkal University

Course Offered: PG Diploma in Dietetics and Nutrition Management



Vivekananda College of Arts & Science for Women, Namakkal

Course Offered: M.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics



Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

Course Offered: M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management



Holy Cross Home Science College, T.N.

Course offered:  PG Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics, M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Management.



Bangalore University

Course offered: PG Diploma in Applied Nutrition & Dietetics (Engineering Med.)



Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai

Course offered: M.Sc. in Clinical Nutrition



National Institute of Nutrition

Course Offered: M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition)


Madurai Kamaraj University

Course Offered: 1 Year Diploma in Applied Nutrition and Dietetics, B.Sc. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition/ Home Science


Top 10 career options in nutrition

  1. Chef
  2. Food Technologist
  3. Nutritionist
  4. Dietician
  5. Health Educator
  6. Health Coach
  7. Caterer
  8. Nutrition Assistant
  9. Nutritional Writer
  10. Health Educator

7 thoughts on “Career Opportunity In Nutrition, Dietetics And Home Science”

  1. afer doing bsc nutrion fsm and dietetics in which sector we can work other than hospital and health care suggest me some different areas regarding nutrional field can we apply for health inspector or food inspector after doing this course kindly reply to my queries
    thank u

  2. What I can do after my nutrition food service management and dietetics? Shall I try any Job or continue my M sc?

  3. Am sneha am final year nutrition i wii doing any job for nutrition or nutrition which course better to carriar pls suggest me

  4. I have done BA in home science can I do MSC in food….please explain me and suggest some colleges in Delhi

  5. After doing bsc in home science can I work in hospital as dietician plzz ans my question plzz it’s urgent

  6. Quantum university situated in Roorkee Uttarakhand is one of the most prestigious and reputed university in Uttarakhand who provide best education with affordable fees. Quantum university also provide good scholarship through your 12th % or by Q-care scholarship exam conduct by university every year. The placements rate of this university is also above 90% and 200+companies visit the campus every year. The hostel facility of this university is very nice and affordable as compare to other university in Uttarakhand. The Quantum university also provide passion program in which student can participate in sports and hobbies courses also without any extra fees.


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