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National Institute of Nutrition MSc Applied Nutrition Admission 2018

NIN Admission to M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) Admission 2018-20

NIN MSc Admission 2018 - Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission into 1st year M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) Course at the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad affiliated to Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences (KNRUHS), Warangal, Telangana for the academic year 2018-20

The following are the Regulations for admission to Master of Science (Applied Nutrition) Course for the academic session 2018-20 shall apply to the National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad where the course is conducted and affiliated to Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal


Also See : Admission Notification


Important Dates

  • Availability of Application Forms: 18th May to 04th June 2018 (05.00 pm)
  • Last Date for Submission of filled in Applications to the Head of the Dept: 05th June 2018 (Upto 05.00 PM)
  • Display of list of eligible candidates for Entrance Test: 21st June 2018
  • Hall Tickets will be issued at NIN, Hyderabad 04th July 2018
  • Date & Centre of Entrance Test: 08th July 2018 (Sunday) from 11:00 A.M to 12.30 PM)
  • Announcement of Entrance Exam Results: 27th July 2018
  • Date of 1st Counseling at the NIN Hyderabad: 14th August 2018 from 10.00 A.M. onwards
  • Date of 2nd Counseling (If any vacancies arise): To be Notified
  • Commencement of Classes: 20th August 2018
  • Closure of Admissions: 14th August 2018



  • The duration of M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) degree course shall be two years on full time basis


No. of Seats

  • Out of the 16 seats available, 06 seats are reserved for State Quota for applicants from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh (State quota) and 10 seats are reserved for the applicants outside Andhra Pradesh & Telangana (Central Quota)


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates for admission to M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) Course should have passed in any of the following examinations of the University of Andhra Pradesh or any other University recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as equivalent thereto


  • MBBS
  • B.Sc. (Nutrition)
  • B.Sc. (Home Science)
  • B.Sc. (with Biochemistry or Nutrition as one of the major subjects)
  • B.Sc. Nursing


Age Limit

  • Maximum age limit for admission into M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) course shall be 50 years by 31st December 2017. In case of SC/ST the Maximum age shall be relaxed by 3 years.


Scheme of Entrance Test

  • Entrance test will be conducted on Sunday, 08th July 2018 from 11.00 AM to 12.30 PM at Hyderabad for admission of candidates for the academic year 2018-20. The merit obtained by the candidate in the Entrance Test shall not be considered for admission during subsequent academic year under any circumstances
  • Candidates shall collect their Hall Tickets IN PERSON between 09.30 AM and 05.00 PM on 04th July 2018 at NIN, Hyderabad or at the venue of exam on Entrance Test shall be of objective type with 100 multiple choice questions to be answered in 90 minutes and each question carries one mark.
  • The approximate distribution of questions shall be as follows:
  • Nutrition - 40 No. of Questions
  • Biochemistry - 25 No. of Questions
  • Physiology - 25 No. of Questions
  • Microbiology - 10 No. of Questions
  • The question paper will be in English only. Minimum qualifying marks in the Entrance Test are as follows:
  • 30 marks for SC and ST candidates
  • 40 marks for all other candidates


Medium of Instruction

  • English will be the medium of instruction for the subjects of study and for the examination of the M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) Course


Selection Process

  • Selection of the Candidates: The Selection Committee consisting of two representatives from NIN, the Registrar and concerned Officer of Admissions, KNRUHS will select the candidates
  • If the number of applications is received is less than the number of seats, the University will not conduct entrance test and all the eligible applicants will be selected
  • Entrance Exam will be conducted if the number of applications is more than the number of seats for admission to the course
  • Selection Schedule: As on the Last page. No further notification will be issued unless there is a change in the schedule


Application Procedure

  • Application forms along with the prospectus can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Publications, Extension & Training Division, National Institute of Nutrition, Jamai-Osmania PO, Hyderabad- 500 007 or can be downloaded from the Website www.ninindia.org and KNRUHS www.knruhs.in from 18th May to 04th June 2018
  • The duly filled in applications, along with a Demand Draft for Rs.3000/- (for OC/BC/OBC candidates) and Rs.2700/- (for SC/ST candidates) towards Registration Fee from any Nationalized Bank, drawn in favour of "The Director, NIN" payable at Hyderabad and necessary  enclosures specifying the  quota (State or Central) should  be submitted to "The HoD, Publication, Extension and Training Division, National Institute of Nutrition, Jamai-Osmania P.O., Hyderabad-500007, Telangana State on or before 05th June 2018 by 05.00 pm
  • Applications received after the last date and time shall be rejected. NIN or KNRUHS is not responsible for postal delay or loss in transit
  • For more details, please visit websites of NIN (www.ninindia.org) and KNRUHS (www.knruhs.in)


National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad

Indian Council of Medical Research, Hyderabad-500007, Affiliated to Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal, Website www.ninindia.org