B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology

B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology

A Bachelor in Science in Food Technology is a three-year degree programme. This bachelor programme in food technology involves all aspects of food science including production, processing and distribution. The purpose is to better comprehend food processes and finally improve food products for the general public.

Objectives (PO):

  • To impart knowledge of various areas related to Food science and technology.
  • To enable the students to understand food composition and its physicochemical, nutritional, microbiological and sensory aspects.
  • To familiarize the students about the processing and preservation techniques of pulses, oilseeds, spices, fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, poultry, milk & milk products.
  • To emphasize the importance of food safety, food quality, food plant sanitation, food laws and regulations, food engineer

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent system from any recognized Central/ State Board with Physics and Mathematics/Biology as compulsory subject alongwith Chemistry/Biotechnology/Computer Science with minimum aggregate marks of 45% or equivalent grade for GEN/OBC and 40% marks or equivalent grade for SC/ST Category.

Course Fee Information

Duration (in year) 1 2 3
1. Tuition Fee Rs. 45,000/- Rs. 45,000/- Rs. 45,000/-
2. Examination Fee Rs. 5,000/- Rs. 5,000/- Rs. 5,000/-
3. Other Fees (Registration, Library, etc.) Rs. 7,000/- Rs. 7,000/- Rs. 7,000/-
Development Fund Rs. 5,000/- Rs. 5,000/- Rs. 5,000/-
Course Fee Rs. 62,000/- Rs. 62,000/- Rs. 62,000/-
Caution Money Rs. 5,000/- - -
Total Fee Rs. 67,000/- Rs. 62,000/- Rs. 62,000/-
Hostel Fees
(Fees + Caution Money)
Rs. 75000/- + Rs. 5000/- = Rs. 80000/-
Transportation Cost = Rs. 24,000/-

The aim of this program is to prepare students to take up a career in food industry or research. The course curriculum is designed to strengthen the fundamentals in basic subjects and provide hands on practice in all the disciplines of food technology.

  • PSO1: The students will understand the issues of safety and quality in food production, handling, processing and trade.
  • PSO2: The students will be able to design and implement; Good Hygienic Practices (GHP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), Quality Management Systems (QMS): ISO 9001, Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS): ISO 22000, Laboratory Management System: ISO 17025 and Retail Standards.
  • PSO3: The students will be able to effectively plan, conduct, report and audit as per the guidelines of the ISO 19011-2002.
  • PSO4: To Undertake Standard Microbiological and Chemical analysis of Food Products.

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Opportunities For B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology

    After successfully completing B Sc (Hons) Food Technology students have following opportunities:
  • Working profile as scientific writer.
  • The employee in the chemical firms and food processing companies,
  • Pursue career in Higher Studies like M.Sc., M.Tech,
  • Civil services
  • Government sector jobs for Class I and class II.

Education Career Job Career
  • M.Sc. (Food Tehnology)
  • MBA
  • Production Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • As tester in various food testing laboratories
  • Research Assistant
  • Working in government sector as food safety officers, food inspectors etc.