Programme

Diploma in PG Sport Science Fitness and Nutrition

Programme name : Department of Post Graduate Studies- Diploma in Sport Science Fitness and Nutrition
Year of Establishment : 2007- 2008

Programme Description :

PG diploma in Sports Science Fitness and Nutrition is one year 3 months full time course. It aims at preparing students to take up advanced careers and educational opportunities in wellness centers, gyms, industry, research or academic settings of Sports Science Fitness and Nutrition

Programme objectives :

  • To train and develop students with expertise in fitness and nutrition management for services in wellness/fitness centers, weight management programmes, and into school/college/university teams, health centers and sports academies.
  • To develop capabilities to provide individual counseling and group education in nutrition, exercise and fitness.
  • To prepare students for careers as entrepreneurs in organizing, directing or managing physical fitness Programmes with a holistic approach to fitness and wellness.
  • To counsel sports persons under different sports categories.

Programme outcomes :

    After successful completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Develop expertise in fitness and nutrition management for services in wellness/fitness centers, weight management programmes, and into school/college/university teams, health centers and sports academies.
  • Design and provide diet plans for individual counseling and group education in nutrition, exercise and fitness.
  • Understand the unique but important concept of sports psychology which plays an impact on the performance of the athletes.
  • Construct their careers as entrepreneurs in organizing, directing or managing physical fitness programmes with a holistic approach to fitness and wellness.
  • Counsel sports person under different sports category as per their body composition and nutritional needs.
  • Analyze and evaluate recent research advances in the field of sports nutrition.

Eligibility :

  • The minimum percentage is 50% or B grade for students who have the following degrees: B.Sc. Foods and Nutrition, B.Sc. Food Science and Nutrition, B.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/Nutrition and Dietetics, B.Sc. Public Health and Nutrition, B.Sc. Applied Nutrition.
  • The minimum percentage is 55% or B grade for students with a degree in Pure Sciences: B.Sc. Life Sciences, B.Sc. Biochemistry, B.Sc Biotechnology, B.Sc. Physiology, B.Sc Zoology, B.Sc. Molecular Biology, B.Sc. Clinical and Laboratory Sciences.
  • Minimum 50% or B grade for students with Postgraduate Diplomas in Dietetics, Applied Nutrition, Sports Sciences Fitness and Nutrition, Public Health, Clinical Research.
  • NOTE: Applicants who do not have specialization in Foods and Nutrition at Undergraduate level should have completed a total 32 credits under the semester pattern or 600 marks under the annual pattern in the following subjects:
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physiology

Scope for further studies :

  • MSc in Sports Nutrition/ Nutraceuticals

Career opportunities :

  • Nutritionist in gyms, wellness centers, Teaching opportunities, Entrepreneur

Prominent Alumnae

Shweta Kamath - 2020 Nutritionist at Bodyscape

Kajol Thosani - 2006 Founder of "Health & You"

Pursuing Masters in Food Nutrition and Dietetics from College of Home Science, Nirmala Niketan

Tanvi Gala - 2021 Masters in Food Nutrition

Misbah Desai - 2019 Dietician and Sports Nutritionist

Dr. Rupali Sengupta

Designation : Coordinator
Education : MSc, PhD
Total No. of Years of Experience : 11 years
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Ms. Bhavisha Sancheti

Designation : Assistant Professor
Education : MSc FND, NET
Total No. of Years of Experience : 6.5 years
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Ms. Sonu Mishra

Designation : Assistant Professor
Education : MSc CND, NET
Total No. of Years of Experience : 4.5 years
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Dr. Lakshmi Menon

Designation : Assistant Professor
Education : MSc FSN, NET, PhD- Nutrition
Total No. of Years of Experience : UG - 6 years   |   PG - 10 years
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List of Activities

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Organised webinar on Nutrition & training For Professional Team Sports Athletes 3rd December, 2021

Beneficiaries -60 Speaker: Ms. Shiny Chandran & Mr. Suhel Nair

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