Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Science (RCNS) currently offers a comprehensive education culminating in the degree of ‘’Food Nutrition ‘’. Students are accepted in the first year class for the four years program leading to the degree of B.Sc. (Hons.) Nutrition . Click below to learn more about admission requirements for our Food Nutrition program.
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.
- 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 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 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
Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Sciences is affiliated with Doctors Hospital & Medical Center for clinical training of nutrition students.
• Clinical Nutritionist
• Physical Fitness Centers
• Nutraceutical Companies
• Academia & Research
• Community Nutritionist
• Food Service Nutritionists at hotels & hospitals
• Food Industries
Frequently Asked Questions
Admissions will open after F.SC result
50% marks in F.Sc or Equivalent A-Level (with Biology and Chemistry)
Prospective students can apply via our campus using our print
based form or use our online application to get the process
Admission form are available at RCNS reception@ Rs.1500/-
Valid matric or equivalent certificate along with ‘O’ Level transcript
Valid F.Sc or equivalent certificate along with ‘A’ Level transcript.
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
Yes, domicile certificate is compulsory; however you may submit the domicile by the
time of interview.
You need to provide a migration certificate.
A-levels equivalent with chemistry and biology (equivalence certificate required)
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
TENTATIVLY last week of Nov or first week of December
Yes, separate hostel facility is available for boys and girls.
RCNS is offering BSc. (Hons) Nutrition degree by UHS, Doctor of Nutrition Sciences Degree has been banned by HEC
College is affiliated with UHS, which means you will have Nutrition degree from top notch medical university of Pakistan.
Yes, UHS degree is recognized globally.