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RD EXAMINATION PATTERN
The RD exam will be held in the month of February every year. The date of exam is published on the IDA website at least 6 months in advance.
There will be two test papers –
Paper I (duration 2 hours) – Physiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry
Paper II (duration 2.5 hours) – Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Service Management.
Each paper will consist of 3 sections.
Section A&B: Objective questions (50 marks) & Multiple choice (20 marks)
Section C: Clinical oriented questions (30 marks)
The candidate is required to obtain 50% for qualifying, and a minimum of 45% for each paper.