Food Technology > M.Tech. - Food Processing Engineering

Basic Eligibility

 

For admission into a postgraduate course in Food Technology/ Food Science, a candidate must have completed his/her Bachelor of Science/ B.Tech in Food technology/ food science from recognized university.

Job Prospects

There are plenty of job opportunities for food technologists in the country. Food technologists are in demand in the sectors such as hotels, quality control, soft drink factories, food industries, packaging, industries, hospitals, distilleries and rice mills.

The major food processing companies such as Perfetti India Ltd, Godrej industries Ltd, Amul, Parle Products Pvt. Ltd, Agro Tech Foods, ITC Limited, PepsiCo India Holding, Britannia Industries Ltd, Nestle India Pvt. Ltd, Cadbury India Ltd, MTR foods ltd and Dabur India Ltd take up food technologists for monitoring the storage, temperatures, experimenting, processing and hygiene.
 
Food technology graduates also have the option to take traditional professions such as teaching and working in food research laboratories or even start up own business venture as a food consultant. Public Sector such as Food Corporation of India also employ food technology graduates and diploma holders in food technology can work as food Inspector and junior executive in  the state government.

Pay Package: -

The compensation offered in the industry of Food processing depends on the factors such as qualification, skills, work experience, job profile and contribution in the production process. However those professionals working in the field of food processing units in metro cities can earn attractive remuneration.

For a professional at an entry level can earn a salary ranging between Rs.8,000 to Rs.12,000 per month. Similarly, those with work experience can get a salary between Rs.15,000 to Rs.25,000 per month. For those at Senior management level with years of experience can expect a much high salaries in comparison with others in this field.

Institutes Offering M.Tech. - Food Processing Engineering

Institute of Chemical Technology - Master of Technology in Food Engineering and Technology
Annamalai University - Master of Technology in Food Processing Technology
College of Technology, Pantanagar - Master of Technology in Process & Food Engineering
Department of Food Processing and Engineering-Karunya University - Master of Technology in Food Processing Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata - Master of Technology in Food Technology & Bio-Chemical Engineering
Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology - Master of Technology in Food Engineering
Jamia Hamdard University - Master of Technology in Food Technology
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada - Master of Technology in Food Processing Technology
Karunya University - Master of Technology in Food Processing Engineering
Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology - Master of Technology in Processing and Food Engineering
S.R.M Institute of Science and Technology - Master of Technology in Food Process Engineering
Shoolini University, Solan - Master of Technology in Food Technology
Tezpur University - Integrated Mater of Technology in Food Engineering & Technology
Tezpur University - Master of Technology in Food Engineering & Technology (lateral entry)
Vaugh School of Agricultural Engineering & Technology (VSAET) - Master of Technology in Food Technology (Food Process Engineering)
Vaugh School of Agricultural Engineering & Technology (VSAET) - Master of Technology in Food Technology (Food Engineering)
Vaugh School of Agricultural Engineering & Technology (VSAET) - Master of Technology in Food Technology (Food Quality Management)
Vaugh School of Agricultural Engineering & Technology (VSAET) - Master of Technology in Food Technology (Food Chain Management)
Vaugh School of Agricultural Engineering & Technology (VSAET) - Master of Technology in Food Technology (Food Safety & Standards)
Vaugh School of Agricultural Engineering & Technology (VSAET) - Master of Technology in Food Technology (Food Laws and Policies)

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