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Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Sciences Admission

Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Sciences Admission

Lahore Nutritional College

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** Please note Admission forms are only acceptable when you pay prospectus fee of Rs. 1,200/-

Programs Offered

Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Sciences currently offers the following education program:

Undergraduate Nutrition Education BSc. (Hons.) Nutrition.

The BSc. (Hons.) Nutrition Program covers the aspects of food nutrition and health, focusing upon the role a nutrition plays in health, lifecycle, aging and disease. It fosters the preparation of graduates to develop skills in clinical nutrition  with expert-knowledge, critical thinking abilities and aptitude to make effective nutritional assessments, apply the principles of clinical nutrition in health care as leading nutritionists, practitioners and researchers.


F.Sc. Pre-Medical 50% marks OR A Levels Equivalent


The Admission Notice for Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Science (RCNS) First Professional Class will be published in the leading newspapers of Pakistan

The applications on the prescribed forms completed in all respects are submitted to the office of Lahore Medical & Dental College, Lahore on or before the expiry date of receiving the admission forms as notified in the Admission Notice. If any candidate sends his/her admission form within due date by post/courier, a receipt thereof will not be provided to him/her.

The candidate who has obtained at least 50% marks in F.Sc or Equivalent A-Level (with Biology and Chemistry) is eligible to apply.

Admission forms are available for download from the university website.

The candidate, seeking admission to Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Science (RCNS) must be physically and mentally fit. The candidate shall attach attested photocopies of the following documents with the application form and shall produce his/her original certificates at the time of interview: The original documents of the applicant will remain in the possession of the office till he/she completes his/her B.Sc. (Hons.) Nutrition Programe. However, the original, documents will be returned to the student in case he/she tenders written request for the cancellation of his/her admission or otherwise.

Admission Procedure:

a.  Valid Matric or equivalent certificate along with ‘O’ Level transcript.

b.  Valid F.Sc or equivalent certificate along with ‘A’ Level transcript.

c.  Domicile certificate.

d. CNIC of the Father and C.N.I.C/B. Form of the student.

e. Four passport size photographs with sky blue background (stapled on front page of form).

Incomplete applications or those received after due date by post/ courier will not be entertained.

The list of the candidates admitted on Open Merit and on the waiting list will be displayed on  the College Notice Board as per schedule of admission.

The selected candidates will deposit College Dues at account’s office, after obtaining necessary Challan forms from the Accountant/Fee Clerk of the Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Science (RCNS) within the due date. The candidate shall submit a copy of the Bank Receipt to the Accountant/Fee Clerk College on the same day in order to confirm his/her admission and to avoid any complications.

There will be no discrimination of sex according to the article 25(2) of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Interview of the candidates, who pass the Entry Test for admission on merit, will be conducted to check the physical fitness and original certificates. The candidates remaining absent from the interview without any valid reason will be dropped from the merit list.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Nutrition Curriculum

B.Sc. (Hons.) Nutrition is a four year degree program based on annual system.


First Professional Theory Practical
Basic Anatomy & Physiology 100
Basic Biochemistry & General Pathology 100
Islamic Studies/Ethics & Pak Studies 100
Behavioural Sciences & Computer Education 100
Total Marks 400
Second Professional Theory Practical
Advance Biochemistry 100 100
Microbiology & Genetics 100 100
Fundamentals of Nutrition 100 100
Total Marks 600
Third Professional Theory Practical
Clinical Nutrition 100 200
Applied Nutrition 100 200
Total Marks 600
Fourth Professional Theory Practical
Community Nutrition 100 200
Biostatistics & Research Methods 100
Total Marks 400

Teaching Hospitals

Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Sciences is affiliated with Doctors Hospital & Medical Center for clinical training of nutrition students.

Scope of Nutrition Profession

  • Clinical Nutritionist
  • Physical Fitness Centers
  • Nutraceutical Companies
  • Academia & Research
  • Community Nutritionist
  • Food Service Nutritionists at hotels & hospitals
  • Food Industries

Frequently Asked Questions


When will admissions open in RCNS?
Admissions will open after F.SC result

What is the eligibility criteria for admission in RCNS?
50% marks in F.Sc or Equivalent A-Level (with Biology and Chemistry)

Do I require to take an entrance test for admission?

Do I need MDCAT for admission?

What is the procedure of application for admission?
Visit our admission cell, purchase prospectus and fill the attached application form, attach
required documents with the form and wait for the merit list.

What is the price of prospectus and admission form?
Prospectus and admission form are available at college [email protected] Rs.1000/-

Can I apply online?
Yes, you can download application form from RCNS website (website link) and have to send a bank draft of Rs.1200/ in favor of project director Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Sciences (A project of Lahore Medical and Dental College)

What are the required documents?

  • Valid matric or equivalent certificate along with ‘O’ Level transcript
  • Valid F.Sc or equivalent certificate along with ‘A’ Level transcript.
    Domicile certificate
  • CNIC of the Father and C.N.I.C/B. Form of the student
  • Four passport size photographs with sky blue background (stapled on front page of

Do I need to have a domicile certificate?
Yes, domicile certificate is compulsory; however you may submit the domicile by the
time of interview.

My F.Sc is not from Lahore board what should I do?
You need to provide a migration certificate.

What is the eligibility for A-Level students?
A-levels equivalent with chemistry and biology (equivalence certificate required)

What additional documents required by foreign students?
Equivalence Of Certificates Up to H.S.S.C. Level
The equivalence and issuance of certificates, marks up to HSSC level other than issued by
Pakistan’s Board is to be determined by the IBCC (Inter Board Committee of Chairmen)
as per decision of the Supreme Court of Pakistan) Such applicants are required to attach
an Equivalence Certificate showing marks with the application for admission issued by
the IBCC.

What is the date of commencement of classes?
TENTATIVLY last week of Nov or first week of December

Is there any hostel facility?
Yes, separate hostel facility is available for boys and girls.

What is the number of seats in a class?
60 Seats

Is there any fee concession for siblings /kin ship?

Are you offering BSc Nutrition or Doctor of Nutrition Sciences?
RCNS is offering BSc. (Hons) Nutrition degree by UHS, Doctor of Nutrition Sciences Degree has been banned by HEC

What is the Biggest Advantage of RCNS?
College is affiliated with UHS, which means you will have Nutrition degree from top notch medical university of Pakistan.

Is the degree internationally recognized?
Yes, UHS degree is recognized globally.

For any query kindly contact
Chairman admissions
Dr. Naeem Mubarak
[email protected]

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