National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad established in 1918 is one of the oldest research centers in India offering advanced educational courses in the field of nutrition.
The institute offers an M.Sc. degree in Applied Nutrition and Sports Nutrition. It also offers a post-graduate certificate course and an annual training course. Admission is based on the entrance exam conducted by NIN if the number of applications is more than fifty. If the number of applications received is less than fifty, NIN will not conduct an entrance test and all the eligible applicants will be selected for admission based on the merit in the qualifying degree examination.
|Established | Type||1918 | Public|
|Courses offered||M.Sc. and Post-Graduate certificate|
|Field of Research||Nutrition and Micronutrients|
|Basic Admission criteria||Merit-Based or Entrance Based|
|Application mode||Online and offline|
NIN Hyderabad offers an M.Sc. course in two specializations- Applied Nutrition and Sports Nutrition. Apart from M.Sc. NIN also offers a 3 months Post-graduate Certificate course in the specialization of Nutrition and a 2 months annual training course in the specialization of Endocrinological Techniques and their applications.
The following table enlists the eligibility and selection criteria for these courses:
|M.Sc.||Duration: 2 years|
Eligibility criteria: Bachelor’s Degree viz., B.Sc. (Nursing), MBBS, or B.Sc. with anyone subject Nutrition, Foods & Nutrition, Home Science (Food & Nutrition), Biochemistry, Zoology, Applied Nutrition and Public Health, Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Food Science or Nutrition & Dietetics with 55% marks
Selection criteria: Entrance Based
Specializations: Applied Nutrition and Sports Nutrition
|Post- Graduate certificate||Duration: 3 months|
Eligibility criteria: MBBS or a Master’s Degree in Science in Biochemistry, Physiology, Foods, Nutrition, and Dietetics
Selection criteria: Merit Based
|Annual Training Course||Duration: 2 months|
Eligibility criteria: MBBS or M.Sc. (Biochemistry)
Selection criteria: The selection is based on the merit obtained in the qualifying exam
Specializations: Endocrinological Techniques and their Application
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The admission at NIN is done through Counseling (after passing the entrance) by the committee appointed by Director, NIN consisting of at least one representative from Osmania University. Entrance Examination is conducted if the number of applications for admission to the course is more than fifty. If the number of applications received is less than fifty, NIN will not conduct an entrance test and all the eligible applicants will be selected for admission based on the merit in the qualifying degree examination.
Application form along with the prospectus can be obtained from the college or can be downloaded from the official website of college https://www.nin.res.in/
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Out of the total seats, one-third of the seats are reserved for candidates from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State (State quota) and the remaining seats are reserved for the applicants outside Telangana and Andhra Pradesh (Central Quota)
The National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad is located on the salubrious campus of Osmania University with spacious buildings surrounded by lush green vegetation. The college provides the following basic facilities for the students:
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