Department of Food Science & Technology

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Department Overview

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.

Programme/ Courses

The department is currently offering the follwing programmes of study :

Post-Graduate Course

About Programme

It is an interdisciplinary, full time self–financed programme of two years (four semesters) duration. There are three courses and one practical in each semester. Further, 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. The evaluation involves both internal (50%) and external (50%) examination systems. The internal assessment is based on regular quizzes, tests, seminars/term papers.


Duration

2 Years (4 Semester) Program


Nature/Type

Self Finance


Eligibility Conditions

Bachelor‟s Degree in Agriculture/ Biology (CBZ) Food science/ Bachelor‟s Degree (with Food Science as a subject) with 50% marks.

Faculty

Coordinator

P.K. Sharma

Coordinator

M.Sc. (Ag), M.Phil., Ph.D., NET

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Guest Faculty

Kavita Saran

Guest Faculty

M.Sc. (Ag), NET

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Priyanka Jain

Guest Faculty

M.Sc. (Ag)

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Syllabus

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M.Sc. Agriculture
Proposed revised courses curriculum of M. Sc. Ag. Food Science & Technology

Facilities

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Job/ Placement

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.

Placements
  • Our students are well placed in organizations like WHO, VLCC, FCI, Hospitals, Food industries, and as teachers and researchers in reputed institutions.

Research & Publication

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Achievements

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M.Sc. Ag. (Food Science & Technology)
No. of Seats

20