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The Mantra Institute of Health and Fitness Management

In order to fill-up the demand gap of the trained and educated fitness trainers The Mantra Institute of Health and Fitness Management (MIHFM) was formed.

The MIHFM is affiliated to Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU)

  • 1 The Netaji Subhas Open University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC).
  • 2 The University's Degrees / Diploma / Certificates are recognized by all members of The Association of Indian universities (AIU) and at par with the Degrees / Diplomas / Certificates of all Indian Universities.
  • 3 Vide Gazette notification No. 44 dated March 01,1995 published on Saturday, April 08, 1995, The Dept. of Education, Ministry of human Resources Development, GOI notified that :

"On the recommendation of the Board of Assessment for Educational Qualification, the Government of India has decided that all the qualifications awarded through Distance Education of the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature ,Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government, provided it has been approved by Distance Education Council."

The affiliation to NSOU empowers the Mantra Institute of Health and Fitness Management (MIHFM) to offer Certificate course / Diploma and bachelors Degree course spanning from 6 months to 2 years in the area of health, wellness and fitness management and allied areas touching upon all aspects of physical and mental well-being of human body.

This being a course of non-conventional nature the focus and our policy has dual objectives namely, to spread the awareness of healthy mind in a healthy body in a structured way and secondly providing an opportunity to the vast section of young population for enabling them to be economically independent and spread the message of wellness, who, otherwise can not avail the other conventional course owing to various limitations.

The institutes being supported by a full fledged State-of-the-Art Gym, along with the theory classes, the students undergo compulsory high quality practical training with proper equipments.

This is a skill specific and job oriented non conventional course which has the potential of high demand and high growth.

Practical Training

Along with the course curriculum, the candidates have to undergo compulsory practical training under instructor and have to prepare a project report on practical training.

Enrollment Criteria

Passed 10+2 examination

Practical Training

Evolution will be made on the basis of internal assessment as well as Term-End Examination. 30% of marks are reserved for internal assessment in each paper. The student will be sent for internship for at least 60 hours at various Mantra branches and suitable Mantra franchises. The performance feedback report will be further assessed. Examination will be of 600 marks (500 marks theory and 100 marks practical). Minimum pass mark will be 35% in each paper.

Enrollment Procedure

  • Willing candidates have to pay Rs 200/- (Rs Two hundred only) towards the fee for prospectus of Netaji Subhas Open University for enrollment to the course.
  • Prospectus will be available at MIHFM, 4(2), S N Banerjee Road, Barrackpore, Kolkata 700120.
  • Registration fee Rs 100/- (Rs One hundred only).
  • Annual Development fee Rs 130/- (Rs One hundred thirty only).
  • The filled up enrollment form along with attested copy of mark sheet of 10+2 to be submitted within the prescribed due date.
  • A sum of Rs 15000/- (Rs Fifteen thousand only ) have to be deposited along with the filled in enrollment form.

Career opportunities for qualified professional trainers

  • On successful completion of the course, depending on the vacancy, deserving candidates will be given preference to join the Mantra Life Style Health Club as trainers.
  • The pass out students has the opportunity to work as consultants / trainer for various sports complex / club, corporate or star hotels / High Net worth individual’s etc.
  • In future, while Mantra takes up the franchise option policy, the MIHFM pass out candidates will be given the first preference to get the franchise in suitable locations.
  • After completion of the course, if the candidate wants to open independent health club, MIHFM will render necessary guidance.
All NSOU affiliated Diploma courses are recognized under the Central Government for the purpose of employment to posts and services.

Diploma in Fitness Management

Objective of the course

Fitness and wellness industry in India, unlike developed countries, are dominated and dictated by quacks who has no formal training, education and certification from recognized bodies in imparting fitness training to consumers in line with the industry standard followed elsewhere. As a result, in many cases consumers fail to receive the value for money and the benefits they deserve for the time, effort and money invested by them.

Govt. of India is seriously concerned and for the benefit of the consumers contemplating to introduce some uniform standards and good practice for the fitness professionals.

Therefore, there is tremendous scope and opportunities for trained professionals to meet the rising demand of the industry, the market needs more and more trained and educated fitness professionals

Mantra Life Style Health Club all along being an established resource for both fitness professionals and consumers; had been providing comprehensive, unbiased scientific research oriented training impacting the fitness industry.

1 Year

Diploma Course in Fitness Management

  • Paper 1 Human Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy, Injury Disease & Exercise. 100 Marks
  • Paper 2 Concept of Health & Fitness. 100 Marks
  • Paper 3 Practical Paper : Weight taining, Stretching, Exercise, Yoga & Meditation, VPR, Projects. 100 Marks
  • Paper 4 Physiology & Nutrition. 100 Marks
  • Paper 5 Yoga, meditation and Development of soft skill. 100 Marks
  • Paper 6 Commercial and entrepreneurship skill. 100 Marks

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