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NIN MSc Entrance 2018: Eligibility, Application, syllabus, Results

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NIN MSc Entrance 2018National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) is going to invite application for admission of Msc courses for 2018. The entrance examination for admission is going to be started in the month of June 2018. It is conducted by the Institute of admission to Msc course at NIN, Hyderabad. It is affiliated to Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences (KNRUHS), Warangal, Telangana for the academic year 2017-19. The duration of M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) degree course will be two years on full time basis. Out of the total 16 seats available, 6 are reserved for State Quota (i.e. for applicants from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh) and 10 are reserved for Central quota (i.e. for applicants from other States of India). In order to get admissions, candidates need to apply for the entrance examination conducted.  Candidates are advised to see the regulations regarding the entrance examination and admissions given below.

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NIN MSc 2018 Entrance Eligibility Criteria

Candidates for admission to M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) Course should check their eligibility criteria before applying for the examination.

Candidates should have passed in any of the following examinations from University of Andhra Pradesh or from any other University recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) or equivalent.


  1. MBBS
  2. B.Sc. (Nutrition)
  • B.Sc. (Home Science)
  1. B.Sc. (with Biochemistry or Nutrition as one of the major subjects)
  2. B.Sc. Nursing

To get admission into M. Sc (Applied Nutrition) course, candidates should have a maximum age of 50 years by 31st December 2016. Maximum age shall be relaxed by 3 years in case of SC/ST.

NIN MSc 2018 Exam Dates

Date of Examination : 19th July 2018

Candidates those who are applying for the entrance examination are advised to check the dates given below:

Events of examination Dates
Application begins 18-05-2018
Application ends 5.00 PM on 04-06-2018
Display of list of eligible candidates for entrance test 21.6.2018
Issue of Admit cards 4.7.2018
Date of examination 19th July, 2018
Declaration of results To be Notified
Counseling  begins To be Notified
Class begins from To be Notified
Admissions closure 14-08-2018

NIN M.Sc Entrance 2018 Application

Aspiring candidates can register for the entrance test by getting the application forms along with the prospectus. It 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 official website (i.e. or from June 2018. Applicants must be careful to submit the application forms before the last date. Applications which will receives after the last date, will be rejected. Fill the application form without mistakes.

Download Application Form and Prospectus

Download Application Form

Download Prospectus

Application Fee

After filling the application form it has to be sent, along with a Demand Draft for Rs.3000/- (for OC/BC/OBC candidates) and Rs.2700/- (for SC/ST candidates) as registration Fee from any Nationalized Bank, drawn in favour of “The Director, NIN” payable at Hyderabad. Also 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 before the last date.

For other details, please visit the official websites.

NIN M.Sc Entrance 2018 Exam Pattern & syllabus

The Entrance Test shall be of objective type. There will be 100 multiple choice questions and each question carries one mark. The time allotted for the test is 90 minutes. Question paper and instructions will be in English language. The SC and ST candidates needs to score minimum 30 marks and other candidates needs to score minimum 40 marks in aggregate. Questions will be distributed as follows:

Subjects No. of questions Marks
Nutrition 40 40
Biochemistry 25 25
Physiology 25 25
Microbiology 10 10
Total 100 100

Exam preparation tips

So candidates will have more pressure while attending the examination proper studying and lot of hard work is important for attending the exam. So, here are some tips to minimize your stress level.

  • Candidates those who are attending the examination must have detailed knowledge about the Mode, Duration, and Type of questions, Marking scheme, pattern, number of questions, syllabus, total marks and other necessary details regarding the exam which they are going to attend.
  • Time management is an important factor that candidates face. Those who are preparing for the entrance examination needs to attend variety of online mock tests as much as possible.
  • Also the candidates have to solve previous years’ question papers, Use reference books, or can join a coaching institute to make the exam easier.
  • Candidates must note the important concepts and formulas while studying and can revise it before the examination.
  • Also prepare for the interview round (if applicable).
  • Candidates should be careful to obey all the rules and regulations laid down by the exam authorities. Also try to reach the examination hall 30 minutes before the examination time allotted. *Don’t forget to bring your admit card for the exam venue.

NIN MSc Entrance 2018 Admit Card

Candidates can download their Admit Card from the official website. Candidates must note the time and venue of the examination carefully. Candidates must bring the admit card in the exam centre. Without the admit card candidates will not be allowed to write the exam. Candidates are advised to keep the admit card for further process and has to be submitted at the time of admission.

NIN MSc Entrance 2018 Result

M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) entrance examination results will be published in the official website itself. List of shortlisted candidates will be posted on the official website, On the basis of the performance in the entrance examination, a separate merit list of candidates will be prepared and they are shortlisted for counseling process.

NIN M.Sc 2018 Selection process

Candidates will be selected on the basis of the score obtained in M.Sc. (Applied Nutrition) entrance examination. Candidates need to submit all required documents at the time of counseling.


  1. Naziya Tabassum

    30/11/2017 at 12:02 AM

    Notify me when 2018 admission will start.
    Thank you

    • CareerYuga Team

      04/06/2018 at 9:10 AM

      Hello Naziya Tabassum,

      The availability of application form ends on 05-06-2018 (Today) @ 5.00 PM.
      So, if you didn’t applied yet, then make it fast..


  2. shweta

    05/12/2017 at 10:02 AM

    my qualification is B.D.S can I am eligible for this entrance exam…

    • Prity Howly

      01/02/2018 at 4:48 PM

      My qualification is Food and nutrition (general) graduate..Can I eligible for this examination and Can I apply MSc course..

      • CareerYuga Team

        01/02/2018 at 7:58 PM

        Hi Prity Howly,

        Glad to see you here

        If you have Bsc certificate in nutrition courses then
        You are eligible to apply for the exam. Also if bsc have completed with nutrition as subject then also you are eligible for the same.
        Hope you got the answer
        Keep visiting


        • Prity Howly

          01/02/2018 at 9:30 PM

          Thank you for your reply…Please inform me when admission is started 2018..
          I am really want to admitted NIN for Msc Course

          • A R

            03/06/2018 at 9:42 PM

            Its available Now and ends on 04-06-2018 (Tomorrow)

    • mothkupally lipriya

      10/04/2018 at 8:52 PM

      I have bsc applied nutrion course complite so i have apply for msc entrance but i have one more dout please clarify

      Q:Telngana state in which seates available


    03/02/2018 at 11:43 PM

    I have BSc degree in Zoology. Can I apply for MSc in nutrition?

    • CareerYuga Team

      04/02/2018 at 9:07 PM

      Hi Sandeep,

      We are happy to see you here. Unfortunately you are not eligible for this examination. You may have a look into the eligibility criteria to get related information.



  4. Sayani Sinha

    12/02/2018 at 8:54 PM

    can you please notify once the admission form is out please!!

    • CareerYuga Team

      13/02/2018 at 12:42 AM

      Hi Sayani Sinha

      Obviously we do the same for you. Please bookmark this page and like our Facebook Page for getting the latest Updates and notifications.

      CareerYuga Team

    • A R

      03/06/2018 at 9:58 PM

      Its available Now and ends on 04-06-2018 (Tomorrow)

  5. Soundarya

    17/02/2018 at 6:11 PM

    Please give an information about notification when it is out,and please send me the Msc program schedule..

    • A R

      03/06/2018 at 9:59 PM

      Its available Now and ends on 04-06-2018 (Tomorrow)

  6. eshan

    22/02/2018 at 2:59 PM

    sir i would like to join the msc applied nutrition course please inform me once applications opens for entrance exam

    • A R

      03/06/2018 at 9:41 PM

      Its available Now and ends on 04-06-2018 (Tomorrow)

  7. Supriya

    03/03/2018 at 3:19 PM

    Sir, I would like to apply for M.Sc Nutrition,I am persuing my final year B.Sc degree in MicroBiology (MbZC) Can i apply for this?

  8. Sowjanya

    04/03/2018 at 10:42 PM

    Completed my nursing..
    When ll start admission in 2018..

  9. Aditya Shubham

    13/03/2018 at 5:57 PM

    Hlo Sir, I have have three doubts :-
    1.I am final year student of BSc. Nutrition, am I eligible for this exam?
    2.what are the opportunities after completing MSc. in Nutrition from this college ?
    3.What others good colleges for this course?
    Please reply

  10. Veena

    18/03/2018 at 10:42 PM

    Hello sir
    Are b bpharm students eligible for MSc applied nutrition
    As we have bio chemistry as a subject in our graduation thanks in advance

  11. sunanda

    10/04/2018 at 2:18 PM

    Hello mam ;i am doing bsc medical .is i am eligible for applying msc dietetics n nutrition

  12. Sakina

    11/04/2018 at 12:04 AM

    Hello, is applied nutrition th only courseNIN is offering or there are some other courses as well ??

  13. blessy

    14/04/2018 at 9:46 AM

    Is there any coaching center for this entrance exam
    How can I get model paper
    Is there any materials that need to be followed
    Please inform me

  14. Sasi Rekha

    21/04/2018 at 12:32 PM

    My qualification is (life science) passed out 2013 can I apply for nutrition

  15. Waseem Tabassum

    25/04/2018 at 11:07 AM

    Hello sir…. I have studied BSC(bzc) with botany, zoology and chemistry. Can I apply for nutrition…plzz inform as soon as possible

  16. gopi

    30/04/2018 at 5:26 PM

    my qualification bsc(botanay,zoology and chemistry)
    and i have food and nutrition certifict in IGNOU
    iam eligible for,

    Thank You.

  17. Sonia Shah

    22/05/2018 at 5:16 PM

    Can you please notify me when admission process 2018 will start.

    • A R

      03/06/2018 at 9:39 PM

      Its available Now and ends on 04-06-2018 (Tomorrow)

  18. Ayesha

    27/05/2018 at 3:15 PM

    I am from chhattisgarh state.Can I apply online for this enterance exam?

    • A R

      03/06/2018 at 9:29 PM

      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 recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as equivalent thereto.

      i. MBBS
      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

  19. Monica

    07/06/2018 at 8:55 AM

    I am studying B.Tech in biotechnology stream I m interested in doing this course will I be eligible in taking this course


    09/06/2018 at 7:05 AM

    Can I apply for the MSc entrance for nutrition now..??

    • VM

      09/06/2018 at 9:30 AM

      Application is closed.

  21. Shubhika swarnkar

    05/07/2018 at 12:17 PM

    Can you tell any coaching Institute from where i can get coaching for Nin entrance exam preparation.. i m doing honours in food and nutrition.. my 4th year is running

  22. Sai Tanooja Reddy

    06/07/2018 at 10:12 AM

    Can I apply for MSc nutrition with the degree of Pharmacy.D (Doctor of Pharmacy)?

  23. Manvi

    09/07/2018 at 1:53 AM

    Can I get a proper syllabus for the entrance

  24. Bhavana

    28/07/2018 at 12:22 AM

    Where to check results?

  25. Sharath

    28/07/2018 at 9:46 AM

    When will be the result?

  26. Nancy mridula

    03/08/2018 at 6:44 PM

    My daughter scored 5 th rank in open category in state quota will she get seat. Kindly reply

  27. Niveditha Umesh

    30/08/2018 at 12:30 PM

    Could you please share previous year question papers conducted by National Insitute of Nutrition for M.Sc in Nutrition & Sports Nutrition.
    Thank you

  28. Brinda

    13/09/2018 at 7:43 PM

    Can u plz list down reference books for nutrition entrance

  29. kanishka upadhyay

    05/10/2018 at 10:28 PM

    I have done my graduation in Bsc.(hons) Biochemistryand have studied Nutritional biochemistry in one semester. Am I eligible for Msc. Applied nutrition?
    Please Please do reply.its urgent.
    Thanks in advance.

  30. Ankita somvanshi

    31/10/2018 at 1:23 PM

    Hello I’m food technology student .Can I eligible for applied nutrition course?

  31. Alekhya

    21/12/2018 at 10:00 PM

    Please suggest me books for entrance MSc (nutrition) into NIN and Osmania university…plz reply me

  32. ankita kundu

    26/12/2018 at 2:13 AM

    Plzz upload the 2018 entrance exam solved question paper….or the link of previous year question paper…plzzzz

  33. ankita kundu

    26/12/2018 at 2:16 AM

    Plzz upload the previous year solved question papers of NIN msc entrance exam or upload the link plzzzzzzz

  34. K. Sreeja

    13/01/2019 at 9:33 PM

    Iam done my degree in B. S. C (BZC) can I apply for nutrition course

  35. Hima

    22/02/2019 at 9:21 PM

    Plz suggest best reference books for NIN msc.nutrition entrance exam

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