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National Institute of Nutrition MSc Applied Nutrition Admission 2017

National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) notifies Entrance Test for M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) Admission 2017

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 2017-19

The following are the Regulations for admission to Master of Science (Applied Nutrition) Course for the academic session 2017-19 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


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)

NIN MSc Applied Nutrition Admission 2017 Eligibility

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



ii. B.Sc. (Nutrition)

iii. B.Sc. (Home Science)

iv. B.Sc. (with Biochemistry or Nutrition as one of the major subjects)

v. B.Sc. Nursing

Age Limit: Maximum age limit for admission into M.Sc (Applied Nutrition) course shall be 50 years by 31st December 2016. 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, 23rd July 2017 from 11.00 AM to 12.30 PM at Hyderabad for admission of candidates for the academic year 2017-19. 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 20th & 21st July 2017 at NIN, Hyderabad or at the venue of exam on 23rd July between 09.00 - 10.30 am 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:

1. Nutrition - 40 No. of Questions

2. Biochemistry - 25 No. of Questions

3. Physiology - 25 No. of Questions

4. Microbiology - 10 No. of Questions

The question paper will be in English only. Minimum qualifying marks in the Entrance Test are as follows:

1. 30 marks for SC and ST candidates

2. 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

NIN MSc Admission 2017 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 02nd June 2017 to 22nd June 2017

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 23rd June 2017 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)

NIN MSc Admission 2017 Important Dates

Availability of Application Forms: 02nd June 2017 to 22nd June 2017

Last Date for Submission of filled in Applications to the Head of the Dept: 23rd June 2017 (Upto 05.00 PM)

Display of list of eligible candidates for Entrance Test: 07th July 2017

Hall Tickets will be issued at NIN, Hyderabad 20th & 21st July 2017

Date & Centre of Entrance Test: 23rd July 2017 (Sunday) from 11:00 A.M to 12.30 PM)

Announcement of Entrance Exam Results: 14th August 2017

Date of 1st Counseling at the NIN Hyderabad: 30th August 08-2017 from 10.00 A.M. onwards

Date of 2nd Counseling (If any vacancies arise): To be Notified

Commencement of Classes: 01st September 2017

Closure of Admissions: 30th September 2017

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

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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