IGNOU MScDFSM Syllabus – Candidates can find latest session Syllabus Structure for MScDFSM Programme from here. IGNOU New MScDFSM Syllabus is available with credit system in which each of the courses is given appropriate credit. IGNOU has implemented credit system in MScDFSM courses which is useful for course selection at the time of taking admission and for re registration.

MScDFSM Candidates have to choose their required credit courses at every semester or at every year to complete their MScDFSM (Master of Science Degree in Dietetics and Food Service Management) Programme. There are many courses available for MScDFSM course selection in which some of as a compulsory course and some of as an optional course.

MScDFSM Current Syllabus:

1st Year  
Course Code    Course Name Credits
 MFN-001  Applied Physiology 4
 MFN-002  Nutritional Biochemistry 2
 MFN-003  Food Safety and Food Microbiology 2
 MFN-006  Public Nutrition 4
 MFN-008  Principles of Food Science 2
 MFN-010  Understanding Computer Applications 2
 MFNL-002  Nutritional Biochemistry -MFNL-002 2
 MFNL-003  Food Safety and Food Microbiology -MFNL-003 2
 MFNL-006  Public Nutrition -MFNL-006 2
 MFNL-008  Principles of Food Science -MFNL-008 2
2nd Year  
Course Code    Course Name Credits
 MFN-004  Advance Nutrition 4
 MFN-005  Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition 4
 MFN-007  Entrepreneurship and Food Service Management 4
 MFN-009  Research Methods and Biostatistics 6
 MFNL-004  Advance Nutrition -MFNL-004 2
 MFNL-005  Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition -MFNL-005 2
 MFNL-007  Entrepreneurship and Food Service Management -MFNL-007 2

IGNOU University is working regular to revise its Syllabus of IGNOU MScDFSM on the basis of future scope and removes its old syllabus. IGNOU may change or update MScDFSM Syllabus at any time they need so we work to provide latest syllabus structure to our MScDFSM candidates for their study.

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31 thoughts on “IGNOU MScDFSM Syllabus”

  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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