Post Graduation in Food Technology
The requirement for food technologists is on the increase all around the global. The study of food technology is considered to be a noble area of selection. These are the reasons why a developing number of scholars are being attracted to the subject.
Qualifications for Food Technology
Examinees seeking admission to the undergraduate curricula in food technology need to pass the Higher Secondary or 10+ 2 examens with physics, chemistry, biology or mathematics. For registering in a post-graduation course one should be a graduate in food technology or affiliated fields.
Food Technology Courses in India
The food technology courses cover the different aspects of food technology, microbiology, food preservation techniques, genetics and food packaging. Central food Technology and Research Institute, Mysore, is a prime institute for food technology courses. Apart from this, there are different other institutes best known for providing food technology courses in the country.
B.Sc. with Food and Nutrition
Kakatiya University, Warangal 506009
University of Calcutta, Calcutta 700073
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marabwada University, Aurangabad 431004
University of Delhi, Delhi 110007
University of Mysore, Mysore 570073
B.Sc. with Food Preservation
University of Madras, Chennai-600005
University of Calcutta, Calcutta-700073
B.Tech. (Food Engineering)
Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidyalaya, Distt. Satna 485331
Jadavpur University (after BSc) Calcutta 700032
Kanpur University, Kanpur 208024 (UP) (M.Tech. is also available)
B.Sc. Tech (after B.S)
Nagpur University, Nagpur 440001
University of Bombay, Port, Mumbai 400032 (M.Sc. Tech is available in Food Technology and in Fermentation Technology).
M.Sc. (Food Science)
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam 530003 Andhra Pradesh
M.Sc. Food Technology
Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Pantnagar 263145 (UP)
(M.Sc. Food and Nutrition is offered by the faculty of Home Science).
M.Sc. in Food and Fermentation Technology and Food Sc, Tech.
Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar 143005 (Punjab)
M.Sc. (Food and Nutrition)
University of Mysore, Mysore 570005 (after Home Science)
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 641003
University of Agricultural Sciences, Krishinagar, Dharwad 580003
Scope for Food Technology in India
A post graduate examinee in food technology can function as a lecturer or an advisor in Gov. Colleges, Inspection Boards or Quality Control Cells. Companies like Hindustan Lever, Heinz, Kellogs, Nestle and some others recruit food technologists periodically for bringing about betterment in their products.