Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics

About HND  

"Eat and drink but be not excessive. Indeed, He likes not those who commit excess".

(Al- Quran, 7:31)

The Nutrition and Dietetics programme at PMAS-Arid Agriculture University started in 2014 disseminate nutritional education in this deprived area of Pakistan. The knowledge in this field will be helpful to train manpower in the area of nutritional sciences to apply it in order to promote health of Pakistani Population. As a dietitian trained man force will work with people to help them modify their food intake, offering practical advice to enable them to make dietary change. At present we are committed to offer degrees at Bachelor and Master level. These degree programmes were initiated as per guidelines of Vision 2025 to develop vision of healthy nation. At present, around 700 students are enrolled in different degree programmes of this department. Keeping in view the importance of this subject PC-1 of more than 500 million has been submitted to Higher education Commission in 2016 for its up gradation to meet the challenges according to the new scenario.



  • The training of the next generation of nutrition scientists.
  • The transmittal of nutrition knowledge to our nation's citizenry.
  • Development of strategies for the prevention of different metabolic disorders.