Department Of Human Nutrition & Dietetics


The Institute of Human Nutrition & Dietetics was established in 2016 under Gulab Devi Educational Complex (GDEC), Lahore with an aim to develop professionals with sound skills in screening and planning dietary interventions in diverse population suffering from communicable and non-communicable diseases in global as well as local scenario. The Institute focuses to improve human health by training future leaders in the fields of Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences. The Institute offers BS (4 years) program affiliated with Government College University Faisalabad, Faisalabad designed to produce high caliber graduates and researchers. A real exposure in the community and industry is given to the students by study trips, terminal research projects and clinical clerkships.


To strengthen the field of Food and Nutritional Sciences, promoting the benefits of optimum nutrition for overall health through education, training, and research hence enhancing people’s well-being globally.


Empowering nutrition students to become catalysts for positive change in society by fostering their skills, knowledge, and passion for promoting healthy lifestyles and addressing nutritional challenges.

Objectives & Outcomes:

The PEO of the Human Nutrition and Dietetics program is to;

  • analyze, synthesize and assess scientific literature to make ethical, evidence -based practice decisions regarding nutrition and healthcare
  • equip graduates with a strong foundation in the basic sciences, as well as research and the practical application of knowledge in the fields of nutrition, food science and management areas

Learning Outcomes:

The outcome of the Human Nutrition & Dietetics program is to;

  1. gain an understanding of the fundamentals of nutritious diets and their role in preventing and managing diseases.
  2. apply meal planning principles to create well-balanced and suitable meals, keeping in mind the nutritional needs and requirements, family budget and dietary preferences of various age groups.
  3. demonstrate and display counseling and communication competencies suitable for entry-level professional practice.
  4. inculcate professional attributes and built a portfolio tailored to serve in diverse professional and community organizations.
  5. adhere to the principles supported and upheld by the dietetics practice governance.
  6. increase the awareness of potential interactions between drugs and nutrients and their influence on clinical outcomes.
  7. gain hands-on experience in crafting effective research proposals for thesis and projects.

Future Opportunities:

  • Research and Teaching Institutes
  • Health Departments in Pakistan, Middle East, Europe etc.
  • International Organizations like: UNICEF, UNDP, WHO, FAO, World Bank
  • School Health & Nutrition Programs
  • Community Development Programs
  • Motivational speaker
  • Multinational Companies
  • Independent Private Practice as registered dietitian
  • Food Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Consultant for Private Companies, Hospitals and Health Care Centers
  • Airlines and Railways Services
  • Catering Services