Department of PG Studies in Food Science and Nutrition

The department of P.G. Studies in Food Science and Nutrition was established in the year 2018 at Besant Women’s College, Mangaluru affiliated to Mangalore University. 

Objectives

  • Impart skill based knowledge to the students to suit the requirements of food sectors and empower them to promote health sectors and community based services.
  • Train the students to master the analytical and methodological skills to make original, ethical and scientific contribution in the area of food science and nutrition.

Vision

  • Admission on a non-discriminative basis to help the students to evolve into competent individuals, to be of better service to the family and society.
  • To provide strong academic foundation which emphasize the science and research principles in the area of food science and nutrition.
  • To nurture scientifically qualified and disciplined future nutrition experts, academicians, researchers, free lancers and food technologists.

Mission

  • To provide comprehensive knowledge of relationship between nutrients and food components and their impact on human health and disease. 
  • To raise the standard of living of the people by imparting nutrition based knowledge and help in the overall development of our community and country. 

Eligibility
Candidates who have passed three year B.Sc. degree and Nutrition examinations of Mangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto with a minimum of 45% (40% in the case of SC/ST/Cat-I candidates) marks in aggregate excluding languages and Group III subjects are eligible for the programme provided they have studied Chemistry/Biochemistry and any two of the following optional/major/special subjects: Botany, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Forestry, Food Science, Home Science, Horticulture, Microbiology, Pharmacognosy, Zoology and Physiology. Candidates who have passed Bachelor degree examination in Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Agriculture, Horticulture, Fishery Science, Engineering Biotechnology, Food Technology, Home Science, Biomedical Science, Nursing, Naturopathy and Yogic Science (BNYS) with a minimum of 45% (40% in case of SC/ST/Cat-I candidates) marks in aggregate excluding languages and Group III subjects are also eligible.

Syllabus 

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Career Prospects 

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Faculty Members

Udyavara Badya Indira
SHWETHA SINGH
Asiyamath Shahda Firhath M.A
Nireeksha V