B.VOC (Nutrition And Dietetics)
B.Voc. (Nutrition and Dietetics)or Bachelor of Vocational Studies in Nutrition and Dietetics is an undergraduate course. Nutrition is the study of nutrients in food, how the body uses nutrients and the relationship between diet, health, and disease. Major food manufacturers employ nutritionists and food scientists. Dieticians are health professionals who specialize in human nutrition, meal planning, economics and preparation. The duration of the course is three years and after its successful passing, the students can go for various jobs in different fields such as Clinical Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, Hospitals, Business and Industry, Education and Research, Food service vender etc.
Semester – I (November/December)
|1||*GEN – 101||Communication Skills|
|2||*GEN – 102||Fundamentals of Information Technology|
|6.||Internal Training & Viva Voice|
Job Role: Counselor, Advisor in School & colleges, Teaching at elementary level, Technical assistant, Nutrition educators, Nutrition Project Officer,
Semester – II (April/May)
|1||GEN – 201||Soft Skills and Personality Development|
|3||NAD-107||Food Preservations & Storage|
|6||**SIT-201||Summer Industrial Training|
|*Refer to Generic Components Common to all B.Voc. Courses
Summer Industrial Training of 4-6 weeks in a relevant Industry after 2nd Semester Examinations during summer break. Training report to be submitted by the student within one week of the start of 3rd Semester. Viva-Voce examination to be held within 3-weeks of the start of 3rd semester.
Job roles – Food quality controller, food business entrepreneur, food scientist, Food biochemist teaching professional, lab technical assistants, Diet assistants, food handlers
|NO. of Seats||50|
|Admission Criteria||Merit Basis|
|Minimum Eligibility||10+2 examination of P.S.E.B/ any other Board recognized by Panjab University in any stream or equivalent examination|
|Duration||6 Semesters (3 Years)|
(i) One additional seat for One Girl child out of the only two girl children.
(ii) One additional seat for Cancer Patients
(iii) One additional seat for Aids Patients
(iv) One additional seat for Thalassemia Patients