Established in 1959, was the first institution in Mumbai to offer Home Science at a degree level. It is also the first college of S.N.D.T. Women's University to be granted autonomous status from the year 1995-96 in the state of Maharashtra.
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Department Of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics



The Department of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics aims at producing professionals who are able to maintain and promote health through diet and good nutrition. The Department promotes involvement in the community with a view to cater to the nutritional needs of diverse population groups like children, women, elderly and sports persons. It also aims in developing entrepreneurial skills among its students.
The department collaborates with Food Industries, Hospitals and Medical organizations, Gymnasium and Fitness Centers and Community Welfare Organizations to provide its students the necessary exposure and practical training.
Courses offered by the Department:
Program- B.Sc. Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
The degree program in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics provides an in-depth insight into the science of nutrition and a healthy diet planning across a human’s life cycle. This professional course aims at clinical treatment of diseases by dietary intervention and related biological science to improve health in the community.
The course provides deeper understanding of the various metabolic pathways, role of macro and micro nutrients in biological, chemical and regulatory mechanisms in the body. It helps in understanding the connection between nutrition, fitness/athletic performance and allied health sciences with on-the-job training.

The College has developed curriculum and activities designed to bring changes in the students’ thoughts, ideas, attitudes, interests, emotions, personality and character. It believes in the value of empowerment to girl students to excel in their field of education. The curriculum offers the students choices of courses to select from core courses to general elective courses from other specializations to foster a holistic approach to development and deeper understanding on issues and challenges.

The College has adapted to the changes required globally for education and develop competencies in the students. The College strives to provide education to all girls from different cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds to regular and differently abled students.

Activities for students have been planned in the curriculum to develop the leadership quality in students. NSS activities have been conducted, special camps and training programs organized for students to inculcate values of team work, motivation and leadership.

The College has integrated technology enabled teaching learning process in the curriculum. With the advent of technology and its usage globally, the students are trained to use computer programs, software, information and communication based systems. This helps the students to learn, integrate and use technology to their advantage.

Community development programs, working with women from weaker economic section, and village adopted for training the people is integrated in the curriculum. Every specialization prepares students to promote good practices of their department to teach members of community on new skills, sustainable practices, equality, social justice, literacy skills for employability and development.