It’s not how much but take your brain with you

Nutrition is one of the biggest factors influencing health – the more we know about food, the more we can do to improve lives around the world. At SACAS, you can immerse yourself in cutting-edge research in everything from public health to eating disorders. You will develop a broad knowledge suitable for any career in the field. With practical lab sessions and work placement opportunities, you will have the experience and confidence to stand out.

Department Overview

This course, with a multidisciplinary approach, teaches its students how to prepare a proper diet for people, food management, components of a balanced diet, eating habits, and lifestyle management, among others. This curriculum is divided between theory and practical study and the project work and research help the students gain a deeper insight into the subject. Students have a choice of taking up different job opportunities or become an entrepreneur. Employment potential is in becoming Nutritionists, Dietitians, Food Quality Manager, Food Processing Manager or Research Assistant to mention a few.

Who is it for?

This programme is intended for students who are interested in learning about Nutritional Science and Dietetics. Students should have studied Chemistry with Biology or Home Science in their higher secondary education.


To become a leader in training and developing future professionals prepared to face the challenges in health care and hospitality industries.


To empower students to be experts in all the facets of the human health, nutrition care, and food sector by imparting knowledge and hands-on training.


The programme focuses on providing a sound contemporary base for the students and prepares them for various careers in the field of Home science. It also equips students to take up entrepreneurial ventures related to food, nutrition counseling, textiles, interior decoration, and human development.

Chemistry Lab

Many scientists around the world suggested the introduction of Microscale experiments for undergraduate and graduate students. The benefits of implementing Microscale experimentation in chemistry are
  • Saves precious time for preparation & enhances safety.
  • Reduced quantity of chemicals & water.
  • Uses lesser time for sample preparation.
  • Shorter reaction time.
  • Cost effectiveness in terms of chemicals, glassware & equipment.
  • Odourless process leading to an eco-friendly environment.
Such Microscale analysis are adapted in our chemistry laboratory to create environment friendly atmosphere.

Programme Outcomes (PO’s)

On graduation, students acquire skills in fields like Marketing / Finance / Logistics / Banking / Insurance / IT, and ITES.Understand the conceptual knowledge of accounting and acquire skills of maintaining accounts.Develop the skills and techniques of communication to be successful in business and personal life.Recognize different value systems and ethics, understand the moral dimensions, and accept responsibility.

Programme Specific Outcome (PSO’s):

Tackle the stakeholder issues with the knowledge acquired.Acquire necessary professional knowledge and skills in finance and taxation.Nurture student competency to increase their scope for employability in the job market.Empower students to acquire intellectual, professional, and ethical skills to become successful.

First Year - Semester II - Indian Economics

A Plethora of Career Options

  • Food Researcher
  • Food and Nutrition Quality Management Officer
  • Food Processing Manager
  • Nutritionist
  • Dietician

To check the eligibility criteria click here.

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