WHAT IS FOOD TECHNOLOGY ?

Food Technology involves a blend of physical, chemical or microbiological processes and techniques for transforming raw ingredients into food and also other forms in food processing industry. Food processing refers to converting the raw ingredients into edible components or transforming food into other edible forms. BE/B.Tech in Food Technology is a 4-year program. Food Technology deals with the various chemical processes that food products undergo to make them consumable and ready to market. Food processors typically take clean, harvested crops or butchered animal products and use them to produce attractive, marketable food products with long shelf-life. Similar processes apply to animal feed. You can pursue M.Tech in Food Technology after successful completion of BE/B.Tech.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum qualifying marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry, Biology as core subjects. Independent entrance tests for this program are also held by the various state, central, and private universities which mostly require 50% as the prerequisite to appear for the test.

 

PG: Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Engineering/B.Tech in Food Technology/Food and Processing Technology along with a good score in entrance tests held for PG program held by the various state, central, and private universities.

 

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SCOPE OF FOOD TECHNOLOGY

  • As organic chemists, food technologist advises on the methods by which the raw materials have to be converted into processed food.
  • As biochemists, they suggest improvements in flavor, texture, storage, and quality.
  • As home economists, they become the expert in dietetics and nutrition and they test the food and recipes according to the directions on the containers.
  • As engineers, they are required for planning, designing, improving and maintaining the processing systems.
  • As research scientists, they carry out experiments regarding improvement in yield, flavor, nutritive value and general acceptability of the packaged food.
  • As managers and accountants, they manage administration and the finances apart from supervising the processing work.
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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Bakery and confectionary products
  • Concentrated and Dehydrated milk products
  • Food analysis
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food hygiene and sanitation
  • Food laws and quality assurance
  • Food microbiology
  • Fundamentals of Food Processing
  • Milk processing
  • Technology of Cereals and milk

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 9.12 Lakhs Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
    Minimum Fees 0.048 Lakhs Dr Gafoor Memorial MES Mampad College, Malappuram
    Academic performance of Students
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    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
    B.Sc.
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 7.45 Lakhs Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
    Minimum Fees 0.0438 Lakhs University of Calcutta, Kolkata
    Academic performance of Students
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    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.
    M.Sc.