Department of


ADP Program

Dietetics & Nutrition


To produce high caliber nutritionists equipped through the training they receive, to support the rapid changes in the field of Nutritional Sciences and play key role in the economic development of Pakistan. This vision is pursued in par with core values of the University which are integrity, excellence, teamwork, discipline and dedication to work. Poor nutritional indicators for Pakistan demand some initiatives to uplift the nutritional status and initiation of ADP Dietetics and Nutrition is important mile stone in this context. This department is aimed at not only producing skilled nutritionists but also enhance the awareness about different nutrition related issues that ultimately will uplift the nutritional status of the country.



  • To produce competent Nutritionists with adequate scientific background to meet the needs of public and private sector
  • To provide professional leadership, services and outreach activities in the major areas of Nutritional Sciences
  • To resolve issues oriented in the field of Nutrition and dietetics
  • To meet the training needs of public and private sector
  • To produce competent nutritionists and Dietitians for different organizations

Scheme Of Studies
ADP Dietetics & Nutrition

Year 1

Semester I

Semester 1
HND-101 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition 3(3-0)
FST-101 Introduction to Food Science & Technology 3(2-1)
CS-101 Introduction to Computer Science 3(2-1)
PST-101 Pak Studies 2(2-0)
ENG-101 English I (Functional English) 3(3-0)
BCH-101 Introductory Biochemistry 4(3-1)

Year 1

Semester II

Semester 2
HND-102 Macronutrients in Human Nutrition 3(3-0)
FST-103 Food Processing & Preservation 3(3-0)
PHS-101 Applied Physiology 3(2-1)
AHP-101 General Pathology 4(3-1)
ENG-102 English-II (Composition writing) 3(3-0)
ISL-101 Islamic Studies/ Ethics (for Non-Muslims only) 2(2-0)

Year 2

Semester III

Semester 3
HND-203 Micronutrients in Human Nutrition 3(3-0)
HND-204 Nutritional Biochemistry 3(3-0)
HND-205 Food Safety and Toxicology 3(3-0)
HND-206 Nutritional Education and Awareness 3(2-1)
ENG-201 Communication Skills 3(3-0)
MATH-201 Algebra and Trignometry 3(3-0)

Year 2

Semester IV

Semester 4
HND-207 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle 3(3-0)
HND-208 Meal Planning and Management 3(2-1)
HND-209 Assessment of Nutritional Status 3(2-1)
HND-210 Analytical Tools in Nutrition and Dietetics 3(2-1)
HND-211 Sports Nutrition 3(2-1)
STAT-201 Introduction to Statistical Theory-I 3(3-0)


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