Faculty   Faculty of Agriculture
Department of Food Science & Technology  
Coordinator : Prof. P.K. Sharma
The Department of Food Science & Technology was established in 2002 under the self financed scheme (SFS) of the University/U P state government to impart knowledge and training to the students in food processing, preservation and storage, and thereby better job opportunities.
The department has established well-equipped laboratories for the conduct of practicals in various aspects of Food Science & Technology. A modern, well-equipped food-processing laboratory was established recently in the department with financial assistance from the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India, New Delhi. The equipments in this lab for the processing of fruits and vegetables and for canning include: extractor, pulper, washer, crusher, steam jacketed kettler, pasteurizer, homogenizer, chiller, flat body reformer, can body beader, flanger, etc.
Post-Graduate Course: M.Sc. Ag. (Food Science & Technology)
M.Sc. Ag.  (Food Science & Technology) is a two years (four semesters) full time course including the project work. There are three theory courses and one practical in each semester. Each student has to undertake a project work on any aspect related to the course of study and submit the project report at the end of fourth semester.
Eligibility Criteria:
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Biology group (CBZ)/ Food Science/ Bachelor’s degree (with Food Science as a subject) with 50% marks.
Intake (No. of Seats) – 20
Designation Name Qulaifications Specializations Email Resume
Coordinator Prof. P.K. Sharma M.Sc. (Ag),
M.Phil., Ph.D., NET
Molecular genetics, Crop biotechnology Plant Genomics and Plant breeding Email not Available Resume
Guest Faculty Kavita Saran M.Sc. (Ag), NET Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Technology of Milk and Milk Products Email not Available Resume
Guest Faculty Priyanka Jain M.Sc. (Ag) Food Processing, Food Beverage and Food Engineering Email not Available Resume
Proposed revised courses curriculum of M. Sc. Ag. Food Science & Technology
Job Opportunities:
Students holding post-graduate degree in Food Science & Technology have opportunity to go for higher studies like M.Tech & Ph.D. Such students can find job placements in teaching/research institutions, in industries like food, hospitals, sugar manufacturing and distilleries, etc.
Placement of Students:
Our students are well placed in organizations like WHO, VLCC, FCI, Hospitals, Food industries, and as teachers and researchers in reputed institutions.
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