Food industry is one of the largest industries in the world and needs highly trained professionals to ensure the sustainable food supply, quality and safety of food and food engineering. The objective of this course is to offer in-depth study of various areas related to Food Science and Technology so as to enable the students to understand food composition, its nutritional, microbiological and sensory aspects. This program also trains the students in the processing and preservation techniques of food items .They are also taught about the importance of safety, quality, plant sanitation of food, food laws and regulations and packaging in food industry.
The students of Food Technology have fine career opportunities and can work as food scientists who work on determining the quality of existing methods of food packaging and processing. The Food Corporation of India (FCI) offers jobs to large number of people in the purchase, storage, transport and distribution of food grains. Food Processing Companies, Food Research Labs and Hospitality Industry are also in constant lookout to hire expert degree holders in Food Technology.
B.Sc. degree in any branch of life science/Clinical Nutrition/ZBC/Mathematics/Biotechnology/Food Technology/Food Science & Technology/Microbiology/Home Science/Agriculture/Horticulture or equivalent. 50% marks for general and 45% for SC/ST category.
- The admission is based on merit, computed on the basis of marks secured in qualifying examination. University also conducts interviews of all applicants before admitting the eligible candidates.
- Out of the total intake, 40% seats are allotted to students of Uttarakhand under the State Quota and the rest are open to students from all India. In case the allotted percentage of seats of State Quota remains vacant, it will be filled by All India students.
- Note: 26% Scholarship in Tuition Fee is offered to Uttarakhand Domicile Candidates
You may apply for this programme either online or by sending the completed registration form.