Ph.D Course Programme

The Doctoral degree programme in Food Science and Nutrition was introduced in 1988 following the introduction of the Masters program in 1984 to provide higher education opportunities for the M.Sc. (FSN) program. The doctoral program focuses on developing competent scholars who have the necessary aptitude to work in national and international academic institutes in the field of teaching, research and community work. The College offers a comprehensive education program from the Under Graduate to the Doctoral level, in Food Science and Nutrition with focus towards overall sustainable community development in terms of achieving food and nutrition security. The doctoral program in Food Science and Nutrition would facilitate to strengthen the subject area and lead to Human Resource Development competent to take up responsibilities in academics, the competitive food processing sector and in nutritional studies.

Ph.D., Programme
Name of the programme Ph.D. Food Science and Nutrition (2017) / Ph.D. in Foods and Nutrition (2014-2016)
  Year of start 1988


  • The Institute aims to develop as a nodal center for excellence in Food Science and Nutrition with focused research towards Nutrition and Health for one and all.


  • Developing skilled human resources in Food Science and Nutrition with capabilities for academic excellence, research planning, implementation and entrepreneurial skills for Start-up ventures.


  • To develop enterprising researchers with rational approach to solving nutritional problems.
  • To impart competency to work in national and international institutes and translate scientific knowledge towards achieving food, nutrition and health security.