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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Food,nutrition and dietetics


Program:B.Sc. Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
The degree program in Food and Nutrition and Dietetics provides in-depth insight into the science of nutrition, healthy diet planning across a human’s life cycle. This professional program aims at clinical treatment of diseases by dietary intervention and related biological science to improve health in the community. The various courses provide 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.
Duration :3 years.
Eligibility :HSc in Home Science/Science with Chemistry & Biology
Objectives of the program :
  • To develop skill and confidence to make informed decisions about healthy diet in health and disease.
  • To learn composition and chemistry of different foods and changes that occur during cooking/processing of foods
  • To apply the knowledge of food microbiology, sanitation and hygiene in food production and service
  • To study the fundamentals of the science of nutrition in relation to macro and micro nutrients.
  • To understand the working and management of the dietary departments of the various organizations.
This program may be the right choice for those who
  • Are interested in science, physiology and health
  • Want to gain in-depth knowledge of nutrition and health
  • Are creative in planning healthy normal and therapeutic diets
  • Have a curious mind and a scientific temper to learn allied health sciences
Professional Opportunities:
  • Nutritionist, Dietitians, Consultants – Multi speciality and Speciality Hospitals, Wellness centres, Schools, Yoga and Ayurvedic Centres
  • Food and Nutrition Communication & Journalism
  • NGO’s associated with Community health
  • Food Analyst -Quality control lab. / Product Managers in Neutraceuticals Industry
  • Marketing team members for Pharmaceutical & Neutraceutical Industry
  • Entrepreneur in the area of Food production and Service
Opportunities for further education-National and International:
  • Masters in – Food Science and Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Processing and Technology, Sports Nutrition, Neutraceuticals, Public Health
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Specialized Dietetics – Pediatric nutrition/ Renal nutrition/ Diabetes and cardiac care/ Masters in Specialized Dietitics
  • Certificate course in Bariatric Nutrition (online course)

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.