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B.Tech in Food Technology is really a great course to pursue in India.
As the Food Industry is one of the largest industry in the world, demand
for this industry will never be down. Let me brief you about the career
aspects in this indusry.
Roles in the Food Industry
You can choose any role within the food industry – behind the desk or in the lab. You can choose any function – R&D, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Sales & Marketing, Teaching and Consulting within the Government, Industry or Academia.
Job Opportunities in Various Sectors:
Food Manufacturing & Processing (Grains, fruits, vegetables, fish, meat etc.); Bakery & Confectionery Industry; Beverage Industry; Dairy Industry; Poultry Industry; Breweries; FMCG; Pharma-Biotech; Agro-Biotech; Food Supplements and Nutraceuticals; Healthcare; Academia & Research Institutes; Food Packaging Industry; Food Retail
Job Profiles in Food Indusrty :
Research & Development (Food Scientist, Food Technologist, Food Chemist, Product Development Specialist)
Quality Control & Assurance (Food Chemist, Food Inspector, Toxicologist)
Food Processing (Food Processor, Process Development Specialist, Manufacturing Specialist, Food Production Manager)
Sales, Marketing & Brand Management (various roles like other industries)
Others (Dietician, Nutritionist, Animal Nutritionist, Diet & Fitness Counselor)
Eligibility Criteria :
Though it varies with different institute. Let me give you the general criteria. Ideally you need to have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB) combination in your 10+2, and may be Mathematics as well. At Bachelors level, ideal courses are 3-year or 4-year degree courses in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Science and Technology, or Food Science and Agriculture. Provided below is the list of top most Universities/Institutes offering undergraduate or postgraduate or Ph.D. programs in Food in India and Abroad. Particularly for Bangalore you need to give KCET Exam or GATE too as an entrance exam.
Following are the Colleges where you can pursue B.tech in Food Technology in Bangalore:
1. University of Agriculture Science, Bangalore
2. R V College of Engineering
3. MS Ramaiah university of applied science
4. College of Horticulture engineering and food technology
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