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ICMR NIN PG Certificate Course in Nutrition Admission 2020, Eligibility, Application, Dates

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ICMR,  NIN (National Institute of Nutrition) – Admission open for PG  Nutrition Course 2019. ICMR that is Indian Council of Medical Research is a Delhi based institution that has several different department based institutes operating across country. NIN that is National Institute of Nutrition is India’s premier nutrition research institute that is dedicatedly working under the aegis of ICMR for the research and development in the field of nutrition. This institute operates with the mission to enable the food & nutrition security conductive to provide great health, growth and development while focusing on achieving National nutrition goals.


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ICMR Admission 2019, PG Nutrition, ICMR National Institute of Nutrition (NIN)invites application for the admission in Post Graduate Certificate Course in Nutrition to be held from 03rd January to 15th March 2019.


What is PG Certificate Course in Nutrition Offered at ICMR NIN Institute? What is the Duration of the Course?

The Post-Graduate Certificate Course in Nutrition is one of the short-term intensive training programs in nutrition offered by the National Institute of Nutrition Hyderabad, India, for persons involved in medical education and public health.


The Goals of PG Certification Nutrition Course at NIN

Below are some of the goals of the PG course provided in Nutrition field by the ICMR NIN that is National Institute of Nutrition.

  • To provide the participants an exposure to the latest developments in nutrition science with particular reference to nutritional disorders and strategies for their prevention and control including allied aspects which are relevant to developing countries
  • To enable them to develop the necessary leadership in planning, implementation and evaluation of nutrition program, which benefit the community
  • To provide necessary background to help strengthen the nutrition component in teaching in medical colleges and enhance the capabilities of personnel involved in nutrition and health intervention and training program


Duration of the Course: The course extends over a period of 10 weeks from 3rd January to 15th March 2019


What is the Eligibility Criteria for Admission in PG Certificate Course of Nutrition at ICMR NIN?

Here is the eligibility criteria for the students who aspire to enrol for the PG Certificate course of Nutrition at NIN (ICMR) –


(i) A Master’s Degree in Life Sciences/ Biomedical Sciences or;

(ii) A basic degree in Medicine (MBBS/BDS/BAMS/BHMS/BPT/BUMS/Bachelor of Naturopathy & Allied Sciences)


Is there any Financial Support Provided to the candidates willing for PG course in Nutrition at ICMR?

In-service sponsored participants from government or non-governmental organizations are provided per diem by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Participants from South East Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East will seek support from International agencies like WHO.


Fees Details for PG Certificate Nutrition Course at ICMR National Institute of Nutrition.

The Institute does not charge any fees for the course from Indian in-service participants sponsored by various government or non-governmental agencies. However, tuition fee is payable by private candidates as well as overseas participants, as per the prevailing rules. The current rate is Rs.5000/- (lump sum) per head for Indian participants and US $ 200-00 per head per month for overseas participants


No TA/DA: No TA or DA will be paid for both in-service and private candidates


What is the ICMR NIN PG Nutrition Course Application Process?

Applications from Indian participants are to be submitted in the prescribed form obtainable from the Director, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad-500007 (India). For further details, visit our website www.ninindia.org and icmr.nic.in or E-mail at petninhyd@yahoo.com,

  • Application forms of sponsored candidates should be routed through their administrative channels. While advance applications may be sent to NIN, official copies of the applications are to be received in the Institute’s office before the closing date
  • Participants from abroad have to be sponsored by WHO or any other International Agencies providing financial assistance for the duration of the course through fellowship support. It is essential that the participants from outside India obtain the formal clearance and permission of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, for undergoing the course at NIN
  • Foreign participants are expected to submit their applications for admission at least five months in advance to obtain clearance from Government of India
  • For further details please contact 040-27197247

Once the application process is over and all the registrations are closed, the candidates who have registered successfully for the exam will be provided with ICMR admit card. This admit card will act as their hall ticket, hence, is very important.


Important Dates for ICMR NIN Admission to PG Nutrition Course –

Last Date for submission of Application: 28th November 2018

Date of Training: 03rd January 2019 to 15th March 2019


ICMR NIN Hyderabad (National Institute of Nutrition, India)

ICMR – National institute of Nutrition – Tarnaka, Jamai-Osmania P.O, Hyderabad-500007, Telangana, Email: petninhyd@yahoo.com, Website www.ninindia.org /www.icmr.nic.in


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