The Institute of Nutrition and Food Science (INFS), University of Dhaka, is a pioneering organization of research and teaching in the field of Nutrition and Food Science in Bangladesh. It was established in 1969 as a follow-up of the 1962-64 National Nutrition Survey. INFS is devoted to the study of nutritional issues in the country to inform policies targeting the food and nutrition security of the Bangladeshi population. As part of capacity building and strengthening, INFS offers an undergraduate (B.S. (Honors) program). The INFS has a group of highly qualified and experienced faculty members. The primary focus of academics and research are: (i) Nutritional Biochemistry, (ii) Clinical Nutrition and Diet Therapy, (iii) Community and Public Health Nutrition, and (iv) Food Science and Technology (including Food Microbiology). The Institute has earned a place as a center of excellence in the field of Nutrition and Food Science research in Bangladesh. The Institute has a strong collaboration with various national and international research organizations.
Title of the Program: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with Honours in Nutrition and Food Science
Duration of the Program: Four years
Medium of Instruction: English
Eligibility for Admission: Students are admitted to the B.S. (Honors) Degree program as per the existing Ordinance and regulations of the University of Dhaka and the rules of the Faculty of Biological Sciences and INFS, University of Dhaka. The Institute may re-fix the minimum requirement for admission to the program from time to time with approval from the authority.