Basic Eligibility

 

For admission into an undergraduate course in Food Technology/ Food Science, a candidate should have passed 10+2 pass in science stream from recognized Board examination.

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 B.Tech. - Food Technology

Anna University, Chennai - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Amity University, Noida - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Bhubaneswar Institute of Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
College of Dairy & Food Science Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
College of Engineering, Guindy - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Doon Valley Institute of Engineering and Technology (DIET), Karnal - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth - Bachelor of Technology in Food Science
Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jadavpur University - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology and Biochemical Engineering
Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Guru Nanak Institute of Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Haldia Institute of Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Harcourt Butler Technological Institute - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Institute of People's Science and Technology,Chitrakoot - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Jaipur National University - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Kalasalingam University - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Kongu Engineering College - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Laxminarayan Institute of Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Manda Institute of Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology Engineering
National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management - Bachelors in Food Technology and Management
North Maharashtra University - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Osmania University, Hyderabad - Bachelor of Technology in Food Processing Technology
Panjab University, Chandigarh - Bachelor of Engineering in Food Technology
Rajasthan Technical University, Kota - Bachelor Of Technology in Food Technology
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Sanskriti Institute of Management and Technology (SIMT), Mathura - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology Engineering
Shivaji University - Bachelor Of Technology In Food Technology
Shoolini University, Solan - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Techno Global University - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
TKM Institute of Technology,Kollam (TKMIT) - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
University College of Technology, Osmania University - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology
Vaugh School of Agricultural Engineering & Technology (VSAET) - Bachelor of Technology in Food Tech (Process & Food Engineering)
West Bengal University of Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology

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