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    M Tech in Food Technology

    About M.Tech in Food Technology

    M.Tech in Food Technology is a two-year full-time postgraduate course that is opted by the student with a relevant bachelor’s degree. It is an advanced course that involves the study of manufacturing, processing and preservation of food products. 

    A student enrolled in M.Tech in Food Technology course studies the physical and chemical composition of food items, packaging and storage of food products, nutrition value of food as well as processes involved in the processing of food products in factories and food industry.  Quality analysis and hygiene of food products are other topics that are covered throughout the course.

    M.Tech in Food Technology is a relevant course for students who want to become successful professionals in food industries. Candidates with an M.Tech degree in Food Technology work in laboratories, quality assurance department, food factories, analytical and research department or even opt entrepreneurship. 

    M.Tech in Food Technology Highlights 

    Course Name

    M.Tech in Food Technology

    Level

    Postgraduate 

    Duration 

    2 years 

    Minimum Qualification 

    BE/ B.Tech/ M.Sc in relevant discipline 

    Admission Process 

    GATE, CET

    Course Fees

    Rs 50,000 to 3 Lakhs 

    Starting Salary

    Rs 5 Lakhs to 8 Lakhs per Annum

    Job Roles

    Consultant, Food technologist, Nutritionist

    Quality Analyst, Food Production Engineer, 

    Researcher, Scientists

    M.Tech in Food Technology Eligibility Criteria

    The minimum eligibility criteria for admission in M.Tech in Food Technology course are as follows:

    • The candidate must hold a B. E./B. Tech/ M.Sc degree in a relevant discipline like Food Science, Food Technology, Dairy Engineering, Agriculture or equivalent.

    • Minimum percentage acceptable for admission is 50% in most of the institutes in India

    M.Tech in Food Technology Admission Process 

    Admission in M.Tech in Food Technology offered in most of the institutes in India is considered through GATE scorecard for candidates who hold a BE/ B.Tech degree. Non GATE candidates are enrolled on the basis of  Common Entrance Test which is conducted by institutes that offer the course. 

    Candidates must ensure to apply at a desired institute with a valid entrance test scorecard. Tye eligible candidates will be shortlisted and will be considered for further admission procedure. 

    M.Tech in Food Technology Syllabus

    M. Tech in Food Technology is a full-time two-year course offered in India. The course is divided under four-semester and each semester lasts over a duration of 6 months.

    The semester wise topics of M.Tech in Food Technology covered in most of the institutes in India is as follows:

    • Food Chemistry and Microbiology
    • Food Processing and Preservation
    • Poultry Technology
    • Food Engineering
    • Cereal, Pulses & Oilseeds
    • Properties of Food 
    • Food processing
    • Fruits and Vegetable Processing
    • Industrial Visit

    Semester 2 

    • Bakery & Confectionery Technology
    • Food Safety & Quality Management
    • Food and Neutraceuticals
    • Dairy Technology and Engineering
    • Drying Technology
    • Food Packaging Technology
    • Food Analysis Techniques 
    • Industrial Visits/ Tours 

    Semester  3 

    • Industrial Training
    • Projects and Reports 
    • Dissertation

    Semester 4 

    Project Dissertation

    M.Tech in Food Technology Career Options and Job Prospects

    M.Tech in Food Technology can choose from various job roles offered at companies and industries. Some of the job roles that a candidate with an M.Tech in Food Technology degree can choose are as follows:

    • Consultant

    • Food technologist

    • Nutritionist

    • Quality Analyst

    • Food Production Engineer

    • Researcher

    • Scientists 

    Major companies that hire M.Tech in Food Technology candidates are as follows:

    • Hindustan Unilever

    • Nestle

    • Pepsico

    • Cadbury

    • Dabur

    •  Britannia

    • Hind Agro Industries Ltd

    • Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt Ltd

    Eligibility 

    The minimum eligibility criteria for admission in M.Tech in Food Technology course are as follows:

    • The candidate must hold a B. E./B. Tech/ M.Sc degree in a relevant discipline like Food Science, Food Technology, Dairy Engineering, Agriculture or equivalent.

    • Minimum percentage acceptable for admission is 50% in most of the institutes in India

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