IGNOU MScDFSM Syllabus 2024

IGNOU MSCDFSM Syllabus 2024 - Here, Candidates will be able to find the latest syllabus structure for the IGNOU MSCDFSM program. IGNOU MSCDFSM Syllabus Structure is available with a credit system in which each of the courses is given appropriate credit. IGNOU has implemented a credit system in MSCDFSM courses which is useful for course selection at the time of taking admission and for re-registration.

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IGNOU MSCDFSM Candidates have to earn a required number of credits every semester or every year to complete and qualify for MSCDFSM passing certificate. The selection of the courses can be made at the time of taking fresh admission or re-registration for the subsequent year or semester for the MSCDFSM program. There are many courses available for IGNOU MSCDFSM course selection out of which some are compulsory courses and some of are elective courses.

IGNOU MSCDFSM Syllabus 2024 Highlights

Name of the Program Master of Science (Food Nutrition)
Exam System Annual
Total Credits 72

MSCDFSM students will have the option to choose the course of their choice from the elective courses (if exists) while there are no choices and options available for compulsory or core courses.

IGNOU MSCDFSM Current Syllabus 2024

First Year
Course Code Name of the Course Credits
MFN-1 Applied Physiology 4
MFN-2 Nutritional Biochemistry 2
MFNL-2 Practical 2
MFN-3 Food Safety and Food Microbiology 2
MFNL-3 Practical 2
MFN-6 Public Nutrition 4
MFNL-6 Practical 2
MFN-8 Principles of Food Science 2
MFNL-8 Practical 2
MFN-10 Understanding Computer Applications 2
Second Year
MFN-4 Advance Nutrition 4
MFNL-4 Practical 2
MFN-5 Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition 4
MFNL-5 Practical 2
MFN-7 Entrepreneurship and Food Service Management 4
MFNL-7 Practical 2
MFN-9 Research Methods and Biostatistics 6
MFNP-11 Internship Programme 16
MFNP-12 Dissertation 8
Total Credits 72


As we all know, IGNOU has implemented a credit system in the MSCDFSM program in which the candidates have to earn the required credits to earn an IGNOU MSCDFSM certificate. Therefore, each of the MSCDFSM courses will have an appropriate number of credits that you will earn only after you complete the particular subject. The MSCDFSM candidates can get to know about the total number of credits that they need to earn to become eligible for the IGNOU MSCDFSM degree certificate.

IGNOU University is working regularly to revise the MSCDFSM Syllabus Structure to fulfill the current demands as well as to keep connected with the latest curriculum that helps students to achieve their goals as per the latest trends. IGNOU has the right to change and update the IGNOU MSCDFSM Syllabus at any session to offer only the latest course structure. We also work hard for IGNOU MSCDFSM students to provide an updated syllabus structure to them which will help them for their studies.

31 thoughts on “IGNOU MScDFSM Syllabus 2024”

  1. Dear sir / madam ..
    I am residing at dharwad ..I wanted to clàrify whether we need to attend any classes …in the study centre..and where to give practical exam n theory exams

    1. Practical will be conducted once in a year in april/may continuously for 30 days and attendance is compulsory.

  2. Mai Bihar se hu. Or Mai msc dfsm krna chti hu. Kya Bihar me koi study centre h…. Bihar se hoti h msc dfsm… Plz reply

  3. Are the exams in mscdfsm semester wise or annually?
    When are the classes held- weekdays or weekends?
    Do we have to give the practical exams also?

    1. Exam are conducted annually. But you can choose to give the exam in parts after completion of 1year. Exam are held twice a year – in June and December. And yes there are compulsory practical exams. To the course 3 months internship in multi speciality hospital and a dessertation project is a must.

    2. Can you give any number to contact them and where the classes will held ?? 1st year ke Syllabus semester exam ke sath devide karke de sakte hein kya??

  4. I want to DO MSCDFSM but I don’t have B.Sc. degree. So can I do DNHE from IGNOU itself and then apply for this course.. I am a post graduate in commerce..

  5. I’m staying in Mumbai, want to do PGDDPN, but there is no study centre in Mumbai, if I fill Pune centre, how will I do my practicals , how frequently I’ve to go to Pune.pls give me the guidelines

    1. I’m from Mumbai. IGNOU Msc DFSM 1st year so my exam in which pattern ? Semester wise or year wise annually Please

  6. sir, i am punyasri i took admission register with july 2019 session for MSC DFSM are this exams are year wise or semester wise, how long it take to get study material, is practicals conducted at ignou or its regional center. please reply sir.

  7. Mam im residing in Chennai I have completed my three months internship and submitted my manual to the given address on the month of june 2019 but still my grade has not yet updated what should I do mam

    1. Hi Shreosy here, can I know Study Centre. Because I took admission and it will be helpful if I get any senior student from RC Kolkata

  8. Hello sir/ma’am, i wanted to know that i have done bsc botany. Am i eligible for Msc in food and nutrition?

  9. i got my admission in mscdfsm 2022 July session.can you please tell me when will the classes start ??

  10. Sir/Madam,
    I am Sayanti Majhi,IGNOU student of MSCDFSM (JULY 2022 batch),my study centre is in kolkata Women’s College, teachers of the centre are good but they only take the practical classes like theoretically like they are reading a notes and we have to write down but this is a practical based subject nutrition how we learn the methods in hand. They said there is no lab for us .It is very disappointing for us please look out this matter.

  11. i have applied for MSCDFSM course july 2023. When will the classes start?no official mails yet from IGNOU. When they will inform about all details?

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