Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Sports and Fitness Nutrition


Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Sports and Fitness Nutrition offers knowledge and skill up gradation among students/healthcare professionals as dietitians/doctors/. IGMPI is offering an opportunity to become a Sports Nutritionist for those who understand that people are more conscious and concerned about their health to play sports well, so they look for the Sports Nutritionist or Personal Nutritionist who has Diploma to reassure that they are trained and qualified in the sports nutrition field. This professional typically works in a: fitness gym, clinics, and sports academies. A Sport Nutrition Specialist helps clients (i.e., fitness enthusiast, sports person or athletes) to develop their fitness routine and body building.

The objective of this programme is to recognize nutrition and fitness in adopting that right amount of nutrients to be provide in sports person and athlete life, pre and post nutrition, sports strategies to enhance performance and supplements are required for their training and dietary guidelines for an athlete to performance better with proper knowledge of health supplements and ergogenic aids. On completion of this programme students will be able to explain that how to improve nutrition and training status of an athlete and sports person, with learning of supplement knowledge and enhance the performance by right nutrition and diet planning.

The programme has been designed for professionals and students aspiring to work in the field of Sports nutrition as dietitians, nutritionists, research work in projects.

Programme Structure

Module 1 : An Introduction to Sport, Exercise and Athlete Nutrition

Module 2 : Role of Nutrients and Energy Expenditure in Sports and Fitness

Module 3: Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

Module 4: Protein Needs for Exercise, Muscle Gain and its Myths and Supplementation

Module 5: Carbohydrates and Fuel Intake during Competition and Training

Module 6: Pre and Post-Meal Planning during Competition

Module 7: Diet Plan for Athlete and different Sports Person

Module 8: Supplementation in Sports Nutrition

Module 9: Aerobics and Exercise Techniques

Module 10: Sport-Specific Strategies to Enhance Performance: Strength and Power Sports, Endurance, Weight Lifting

Module 11: Nutrition disorder in Athletes

Module 12: Essential Nutrition for Athletes

Module 13: Muscular Development Nutrition for Athletes

Module 14: Practitioner Case Studies

Module 15: Practical (Diet Plan, Use for Kcal Count, IBW, BMI, Prepared Meals for Different Sports Persons, Dish Planning)


Any Graduate/Pharma/Medical/Biomedical/Biotechnology/Microbiology/Food Science &Technology/any Engineering & related disciplines & Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification exam or awaiting their results, are eligible to apply.

Programme Duration

The duration to complete this programme is 1 year (Post Graduate Diploma), 6 months (Executive Diploma).


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Sports and Fitness Nutrition by Centre for Nutriton & Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food and Agriculture companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global healthcare and nutrition giants like Unived, Wellbeing Nutrition, Optimum Nutrition, Quest Nutrition, BA Sports Nutrition, Cardiff Sports Nutrition, The Yoga Institute, HealthifyMe, Neat Nutrition, Hindustan Wellness Pvt. Ltd., Mission Sports Pvt. Ltd., Kolors Healthcare, Herbalife Nutrition, Shrey Nutraceuticals & Herbals, Sporjo, Misson Sports Pvt. Ltd., etc.

Future career prospects

Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI’s online online is a professional programme targeted to cater the health industry needs trained health professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in the form of job roles and positions like that of Sports Nutritionist , Sports Nutrition Counselor for health and Fitness Academy , Fitness and health Coach ,Sports Dietitian among Non-Governmental Organizations, Sports and Fitness Nutritionist in Community Fitness Programme run under government organizations, consultant for Different sports academies , Sports Nutrition Expert for Private Fitness academy ,Gyms , counselors in Schools, Fitness center ,Academia and many more.

View Prospectus

Programme Fee details

How to apply | View all IGMPI CNDS programmes

For further enquiries, write to or call us on: / 18001031071 (Toll Free), Phone: +91 11 26512850

Food | Pharmaceuticals | Clinical Research | Healthcare | Medical Coding | Medical Device | Nanotechnology | IPR

Placement testimonials: Our alumni are working with Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food, Nutrition and Dietetics and healthcare giants like