B.Sc. Food Technology (Honours)

No. of Seats 24 (UR: 12 , SC: 4, ST: 2 , OBC: 6, PWD:1 )

The B.Sc. (Hons) Food Technology is a 3 year course that deals with the techniques and principles involved in processing and preserving food. It is an advanced course in the field of Food Science and aims at producing highly trained and skilled food technologists who have numerous career opportunities in both research and in the flourishing food industry. The course curriculum is multidisciplinary (highlighting the basic chemical, biochemical and mathematical sciences) and has been drawn-up to accommodate the widening horizons of the discipline of Food Technology. It includes both theoretical and practical knowledge about the importance of food quality, food chemistry, food microbiology, food safety, food plant sanitation, food laws and regulations, food engineering, food product development and packaging in the food industry. This course also offers professional edge to the students by providing hands on training in various food industries. Educational tours and seminars are important part of this course. This course opens the door to a range of career paths including developing new food products, improving sensory attributes and nutritional content of foods, and finding new ways to preserve, process, package and distribute food.