Food Technology

Food technologists are mainly required in hotels, food industries, rice mills, distilleries and packaging industries. The Ministry of Food Processing Industries which started functioning since 1988 has given a tremendous boost to this sector in India.

Benefits:The food technology courses give adequate training and knowledge to candidates regarding the quality analyzes of raw materials, packaging standards and methodology, health and hygiene parameters, processing techniques, storage and food value. They are also educated and trained to develop methodologies for extracting useful byproducts from industrial and domestic waste. The future of the food industries, on a global scale, is in the hand of food technologists

Qualifications: Candidates seeking admission to the undergraduate programs in food technology need to pass the Higher Secondary or 10+ 2 examinations with physics, chemistry, biology or mathematics. For enrolling in a post-graduation course one should be a graduate in food technology or related areas.

Courses In India: The food technology courses cover the various aspects of food technology, microbiology, food preservation techniques, genetics and food packaging. Central food Technology and Research Institute, Mysore, is a premier institute for food technology courses. Apart from this, there are several other institutes best known for offering food technology courses in India.

  Shivaji University
  Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology
  Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Science
  S.R.M University
  Osmania University
  Raja Balwant Singh Engineering Technical Campus
  National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management
  Maharana Pratap University of Agricultural & Technology
  Kongu Engineering College
  Kerala Agriculture University
  Karunya University
  Jadavpur University
  JIS College of Engineering
  Islamic University of Science and Technology
  Harcourt Butler Technological Institute
  Haldia Institute of Technology
  Guru Nanak Institute of Technology
  Guru Nanak Dev University
  Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology
  Gautam Buddh Technical University
  Doon Valley Institute of Engineering and Technology
  College of Dairy and Food Science Technology
  Bundelkhand University
  Biyani International Institute of Engineering & Technology
  Anna University
  Anand Agricultural University
  Amity Institute of food technology
  Aditya Food Technology College
  University of Calcutta
  University of Madras
  Nagpur University
  University of Bombay
  Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marabwada University
  Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidyalaya
  University of Mysore
  University of Delhi
  Kakatiya University
  Andhra University