University Institute of of Diet & Nutritional Sciences

The Vision of the School of Diet & Nutritional Sciences (SDNS) offers a diverse range of challenges and opportunities which recognize the requirements of the 21st century. The main aim of the department is to produce manpower in the field of food science and human nutrition which will provide services in health departments, teaching and research, and to promote collaboration between national and international personnel in this specific field. The department’s vision is to prepare manpower who will work cooperatively and professionally with other dietitians and nutritionists to develop innovative solutions to complex problems in the field of diet and nutritional sciences. It has also focused to provide a progressive and effective program that integrates theoretical and experiential learning to better prepare students for the challenges of the workplace; By consistent emphasis on experiential learning through laboratory studies, research-based learning, debate and presentations, designed to enhance the student’s critical thinking, communication and collaboration, tackling of illdefined problems, development of individual learning objectives and self-evaluation of performance.

The departmental faculty and management are continuously worked hard to take new steps for the betterment of the department in order to achieve the national and international standards of academic success. The faculty also indulges in improving their knowledge and to play role in the practical advancement of nutrition field by doing efforts in publishing their research based work in the journals. The students have been encouraged on continuous basis to fully participate in the academic and extracurricular activities. The students show their full potential in day to day academic activities such as presentations, quiz activities, surprise tests, active participation during lectures.