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ICMR National Institute of Nutrition PG Certificate in Nutrition 2018



ICMR National Institute – Post Graduate Certificate Course in Nutrition Admission 2018

ICMR National Institute of Nutrition invites application for the admission in Post Graduate Certificate Course in Nutrition to be held from 03rd January to 16th March 2018
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
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 16th March 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Graduates (MBBS) or Post-Graduate in Medicine (MD) involved in implementation of public health programs or engaged in teaching medical colleges
Post-Graduates in Science (MSc) (Physiology/Biochemistry/ Foods & Nutrition/Dietetics) engaged in teaching in relevant disciplines of medical/home science colleges
In addition to in-service candidates, sponsored by government or non-governmental organizations, private candidates are also admitted. However, preference will be given to in-service candidates
Financial Support
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
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

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)
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 or Email:

Important Dates

Last Date to Submit Application Form: 23rd November 2017
Date of Training: 3rd January 2018 to 16th March 2018
For more information visit website:

NIN Hyderabad

ICMR – National institute of Nutrition – Tarnaka, Jamai-Osmania P.O, Hyderabad-500007, Telangana, Email:,
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
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