Services - Training


The ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition offers a Post- Graduate Certificate Course in Nutrition from 6th January to 16th March, 2020. The course includes lectures, group discussions, demonstrations and field visits.

Notification / Application

Note: Last Date for submission of Application: 21st November, 2019

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. Vijayalakshmi Venkatesan
Convenor, Academic Council
Scientist ‘G’ and Head
Cell & Molecular Biology
National Institute of Nutrition
Jamai-Osmania PO., Hyderabad – 50007.
Ph# +91-40-27197301

Nutrition Courses offered by NIN


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

1. MSc (Applied Nutrition)
2. PG Certificate Course in Nutrition
3. Annual Training Course on Endocrinological Techniques and their Application
4. Other Adhoc programmes on request from various national and international organizations
5. MSc (Sports Nutrition); MSc (Sports Physiology) and MSc (Sports Biochemistry)

For details contact:

Scientist ‘E’ and Head
Extension & Training Division
National Institute of Nutrition
Jamai-Osmania PO., Hyderabad – 50007.
Ph# +91-40-27197247/223