IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission 2024: Last Date, Fees, Eligibility, Duration

IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission 2024: Last Date, Fees, Eligibility, Duration – IGNOU MSCDFSM Online Admission for July 2024 session is now open. The students who want to take a fresh admission in the MSCDFSM first semester or year can apply online before the due date. IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission Last Date is 30th June 2024 for session July 2024.

IGNOU University announced admission for the IGNOU MSCDFSM program once in a year. Candidates are advised to regularly check complete notifications about IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission for the latest updates. If candidates are eligible or comply with current eligibility criteria for MSCDFSM then they can proceed for admission from IGNOU.

IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission 2024

As we mentioned earlier, IGNOU invites online applications for the MSCDFSM Programme once a year. IGNOU MSCDFSM (MSc in Dietetics and Food Service Management) is one of the academic programs offered by IGNOU University for the July session of admission. Interested candidates have the only one option to take fresh admission in MSCDFSM that is the July session. Here, you can explore the complete procedure for MSCDFSM Admission to apply easily and to get admitted at IGNOU.

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IGNOU MSCDFSM 2024 Highlights

Program Code MSCDFSM
Full Form of the Program MSc in Dietetics and Food Service Management
Level of Study IGNOU Master's Degree
Mode of Study Open Distance Learning
Name of School SOCE
Minimum Duration 2 Years
Maximum Duration 4 Years
Available Medium English
Available Session July

IGNOU MSCDFSM Eligibility Criteria 2024

  • Completed BSc or BHMS or MBBS or its equivalent in Health Care, Science, Microbiology, Medical, Life Science, Home Science/ Food Science and Technology, Pharmaceutical, Catering with DNHE or CFN or CNCC completed from IGNOU. (A student can take admission to CFN/CNCC together with MSCDFSM)
  • PG Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition.
  • BSc Degree in Home Science with a Specialisation in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, and Clinical Nutrition.


  • Full Program Fees: Rs 33,000
  • Per Year Fees: Rs 16,500
  • Registration Fees: Rs 300
  • CNCC/CFN fees will be additional (if applicable).

IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission Last Date 2024

IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission for July 2024 session was officially started from 14th May 2024 and will be closed on 30th June 2024. It is noted that the schedule of IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission will be not the same at every year so candidates should be connected with the given link to find the important dates like the start date and last date for MSCDFSM admission. The last date will depend on the starting date announced by the university for taking admission to MSCDFSM in the July session.

How To Apply for MSCDFSM in IGNOU?

IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission Process is available through online mode only so candidates have to submit only online applications to get admission to the MSCDFSM program.

The online method is an instant method where every process can be done online like filling out the MSCDFSM online application form, selection of courses, submission of documents, and online payment of program fees.

Therefore, the students no longer need to visit the IGNOU Regional Centre to follow the lengthy process from collecting to submission of the MSCDFSM application form which was a time-consuming task so the online method saves your time which you can utilize in preparation for the MSCDFSM exam.

Click Here for IGNOU MSCDFSM Online Application 2024

Is IGNOU MSCDFSM Offline Admission Available? As we said earlier, IGNOU only allows the online method to take admission to the IGNOU MSCDFSM program. However, the students who want to take offline admission should visit the nearest IGNOU Regional Centre if they allow them to take admission in MSCDFSM through offline mode.

IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission Status 2024

After successfully submission of the IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission Form including payment of the program fees, now it's time to check your MSCDFSM Admission status which can be checked online. The MSCDFSM applicants have to keep checking the status online to check whether their online application is approved or not.

Click Here for IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission Status 2024


If you have any questions or confusion regarding the MSCDFSM program then you can connect with the MSCDFSM program coordinator Prof. Deeksha Kapur by deekshakapur@ignou.ac.in or 011-29536347 & 011-29572960.

If you have any questions or queries regarding IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission or its procedure then feel free to contact us by leaving your comment here.

49 thoughts on “IGNOU MSCDFSM Admission 2024: Last Date, Fees, Eligibility, Duration”

  1. Hello, for MSC DFSM course will BA Hons Psychology/ sociology be considered as eligibility ?
    Also please clarify if one has BA degree with Home Science, Sociology etc in part 2 (means 2nd year ) be eligible for MSC DFM from Ignou?

  2. Sir,

    Kindly inform that the MSCDFSM Programme from IGNOU is available in January 2022 cycle or not ?

    With regards,
    Shreosy Roy Burman

  3. Please inform me last date of apply for MScDFSM admission for the 2021 or 2022. I have completed my B.Sc.(CBZ) from Mysore university & I have completed by CFN & DNHE

  4. HI I am Sumana Bagchi.I cannot complete my DFSM course due to some problems.I just missed one paper but my another all paper is complete.I want to clear my previous incomplete paper.Is it possible? Then plz guide me.

  5. Can anyone help me I have done BSC zbc zoology, botany, chemistry and also done DNHE diploma in IGNOU can I get admission in MSc DFSM please tell me

  6. Hi,I would like to take admission for the MScDFSM ,I am a PG in Animal Physiology having graduated in Zoology in 1991… should I be doing CFNF first or simultaneously to be eligible for MScDFSM.. how do I go about the admission …. please advice

  7. Hi, i want to take admission in MscDFSM but i’am not able to find the course while filling up the online form for admission ! Can anyone guide me on it??

  8. I have got the admission in MSc DFSM in November 2020 and I’m confused in which session i had got the admission. Could anyone please clear it.


  9. Hi I want to fill admission form for Msc dfsm July 20 but I m not getting option of this course in tab (master) so what should I do?

  10. I am unable to enroll for the course when I am trying to register I am unable to find this option

  11. Hi,Good mrng
    I want to b clinical neautrionist …plz suggest me any pera medical courses. I also want to knowing ant msc Dfsm admission date for July session . ..plz reply as possible as earlier….
    Thanks for ……

  12. Hello
    I am B.Sc biology graduate from lucknow university. Want to take Admission in M.Sc dietics and food service management from ignou.
    Am I eligible???
    Please reply..

  13. Sir,
    I recently registered for MScDFSM, and made all the payment. And some minutes back i received a mail to choose one among CFN or CNCC to go forth. I don’t know as what it is, i want to do PG after which am in need to go for PhD. So what among CFN or CNCC which i have to choose in order to get post graduation degree ? Please help, i have only two days time.

    1. It is necessary to registered for CFN CNCC with msc dfsm . I have also applied for same course but a message came from ignou to register for CFN or CNCC

  14. I have done MBBS and I would like to take admission in January 2019 M.sc DFSM. Is that possible to take admission in January batch or should I apply for july 2019? And how to apply? Please guide me!

  15. I’m from Chennai I wanted to join mscdfsm but that option itself not mentioned in programme details what should I do now

  16. I took admission for mscdfsm in july2011 and completed all the papers except dissertation.now i want to complete my dissertation by taking admission again.I just want to know all my marks will be credited in my new admission status or not?

  17. I have completed my b pharm 4yrs now i want to take admission in mscdfsm or msccft can i eligible for this any bdy confirm me plz

  18. I have filled d form for July 2017 cycle in mscdfsm my I’d card is produced but no study material or exam date or class date or schedule is known how do we come to know coz I don’t get any emails

  19. Hello,
    I have completed Bsc Biochemistry Hns from DU this year.
    I want to take admission in Msc DFSM.
    Please tell me when and how to apply for that.
    Someone told me that forst I have to do CNCC program to be eligible for DFSM.
    Please help me

    1. Hi,
      I had completed B.Sc ( ZBC) in 1999 & did CFN course from IGNOU in 2004. Should I eligible for admission in MSc DFSM in July 2017 session.Please guide me?

    2. Yes..if you are from a non nutrition background like physiology or biochemistry..then you must have to select cfn/cncc with mscdfsm while filling up the form.

    3. This article says that the Mscdfsm course will be available in both January and July session but as of now it’s not available for the January session. Will it be available?

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