National Institute of Nutrition
Jamai-Osmania PO
Hyderabad-500 007, India.
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Services - Training

PhD Programme

NIN is a recognised centre for advanced training by many universities. Many of the NIN scientists are recognized guides with reputed Universities. Students qualified for receiving Junior Research Fellowships (JRFs) and Senior Research Fellowships (SRFs) from reputed funding agencies like ICMR, UGC, DBT, DST, CSIR etc and desirous of pursuing PhD programme under the guidance of NIN scientists can register with the universities that recognise NIN as study centre and pursue their research in NIN. Guidance is offered in various areas of nutrition research like (but are not limited to) – nutritional biochemistry, epidemiology, clinical studies, food chemistry, food safety and microbiology, molecular biology, social and behavioural sciences in health, biostatistics and so on. In addition, NIN also offers fellowships to two of the toppers of its MSc (Applied Nutrition) programme for helping them pursue PhD.

For details contact:

Dr. M.Raghunath
Convenor, Academic Council
Scientist ‘G’ and Head
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
National Institute of Nutrition
Jamai-Osmania PO.,
Hyderabad – 50007.
Ph# +914027197



Dr. Arjun L Khandare
Secretary, Academic Council
Scientist ‘F’ and Head
Division of Food Toxicology
National Institute of Nutrition
Jamai-Osmania PO., Hyderabad – 50007.
Ph# +91-40-27197325



Nutrition Education and training programmes are carried out by the Publications, Extension and Training division of the Institute. The following are the training programmes that are offered at the Institute.

  Nutrition Courses offered by NIN
1. MSc (Applied Nutrition)
2. PG Certificate Course in Nutrition
3. Annual Training Course on Endocrinological Techniques and their Application
4. Annual Laboratory Animal Technician's & Supervisor's Training Course - Information :
A. Annual Laboratory Animal Technician's Course - Application
B. Annual Laboratory Animal Supervisor's Course - Application
5. Other Adhoc programmes on request from various national and international organizations
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