Master of Science in Food Technology

Post Graduate Courses M.Sc. Food Technology
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Master of Science in Food Technology

Food technology is a branch of food science that deals with the production processes that make foods. M.Sc. Food Technology is a 2 years regular degree program, divided into 4 semesters. The M.Sc. in Food Technology degree at BFIT is affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University.

Food technology specialists are in high demand. We all have to eat every day and make sure our diets are healthy and nutritious, which means better and healthier products will always be necessary. Immerse yourself in a food product as a product developer, or dedicate yourself to food production processes and technologies. Quality managers make sure that a product reaches the consumer as fresh as possible and that it is properly checked for quality. If your ambition is to lead a department or an entire food company, you will be pleased to know that a degree in food technology qualifies you to work as a production manager. As a commercially oriented technologist, you can advise large-scale buyers on ingredients and raw materials. Some food technologists end up working at research institutes or even at the Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority.

Food Processing Industries are presently being given preference all over. Ministry of Food Processing Industries, National Horticulture Board, State Industries Development Corporation are focusing on food industry. The growth is so rapid that there is an urgent requirement of a technology which makes the growth and development sustainable. It is only Food Technology which can reduce the gap between harvested food and available food by changing the mode of finished product, i.e., processing, packaging and storage conditions, etc. The focus is on healthy food, diets, calories, nutrition status, etc. Very recently the country has entered the era of Food safety and a food safety authority of India has also been created.
Main objective of this course is to enable the students to have understanding about  composition of food, their nutritional, physio-chemical, microbiological properties , different techniques related to food preservation and processing and to study  the importance of, food quality, plant sanitation, food laws and regulations, food engineering and packaging in food industry. The department has a strong interdisciplinary research and teaching base in sciences and engineering which prepares the student for industry as well as research programs.

In Food Processing Industry, there is an extensive range of job opportunities for a varied range of professionals: managers, food technologists, and engineering graduates. You can be employed in Food processing companies, food research laboratories, Hospitals, Catering establishments, Retailers, Food Wholesalers, and Restaurants. Various jobs can be explored in the area of food processing such as milk products, grains, fruits and vegetables, fisheries, confectionery, beverages, packaged/convenience foods, plantation products and health foods and supplements.

Eligibility

• The candidate should be passed the Bachelors examination from any recognized University or its equivalent examination and secured minimum 50% marks (45% is case of SC/ST candidates) .
• Candidates who have appeared or who are likely to appear for the qualifying examination i.e. B.Sc. with science group or equivalent but whose results have not been as yet declared can also go ahead for the admission.

 

Career Scope

Food processing industries lead to the highest employment in all industry. So, giving employment indirectly to the almost lakhs of people. Food processing industry in India provides numbers of direct and indirect employment opportunities because it somehow connects the Agriculture to the Manufacturing. In the upcoming years, there will be good demand for healthy, modern food products. India is the second largest producer of food next to China.

It is expected that in upcoming of few years the total food production in India is maybe double and there is an opportunity for the graduates of food processing technicians. The most common areas of employment are Canning, Dairy and Food Processing, Packaging, Frozen Food / Refrigeration and Thermo-Processing. Some of the sub-sectors of the food processing industry are Fruits & Vegetables Processing, Fisheries, Milk & Milk Products, Meat & Poultry, Alcoholic Beverages & Soft Drinks and Grain processing. You can also employ in the consumer product groups like confectionery, chocolates and cocoa products, Soya-based products, mineral water, high protein foods, soft beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic fruit beverages, etc.

Job Prospects

The most common employment areas for M.Sc in Food Technology graduates include:

  • Food processing Sector
  • Quality control units
  • Rice mills
  • Manufacturing Sector
  • Research labs
  • Hotels
  • Soft drink factories
  • Distilleries

Salaries after M.Sc in Food Technology in Government Organizations

M.Sc in Food Technology pass outs has a lot of career opportunities in several units in the Government sector. Food Corporation of India is the top most firm in the Public sector that recruits these graduates. They can choose research as a profession or can move to teaching profession as well. The most demanded job profile in the field is Food Technologist.

Salaries after M.Sc in Food Technology in Private Organizations

M.Sc in Food Technology pass outs has several employment opportunities in Food Technology firms and related fields in the Private sector. A lot of job profiles can be chosen by experts in the field. Amul, Nestle, Cadbury, Britannia etc are the top firms which offer job opportunities for these graduates. They have good opportunities in the catering services as well.

  • Course Fee

    Fee:

    Fee applicable to applicants admitted on the basis of AIBFEE (Food Technology) will be as per details given below:

    Program Applicable Fee (Per Year)  
    M.Sc Food Technology Rs 59,500/-
  • Scholarship

    BFiT Group of Institutions

    On The basis of performance in AIBFEE (School of Life & Allied Sciences  – SLAS) :

    The cut-off for each category will be announced along with the result of respective schedule. The scholarship details are as per the following table:

    Course Fee (per year)  Rs.59500/-
    Percentage Slab Details Scholarship amount (per year) Fee Applicable after Scholarship (per year)
    95% or above aggregate marks (Subject to seat Availability)
    Or
    AIBFEE score more than or equal to Rank #1 cut-off
    Rs.35700/- Rs.23800/-
    90% – 94.99% aggregate marks (Subject to seat Availability)
    Or
    AIBFEE score more than or equal to Rank #2 cut-off
    Rs.23800/- Rs.35700/-
    80% – 89.99% aggregate marks (Subject to seat Availability)
    Or
    AIBFEE score more than or equal to  Rank #3 cut-off
    Rs.17850/- Rs.41650/-
    70% – 79.99% aggregate marks (Subject to seat Availability)
    Or
    AIBFEE score more than or equal to Rank #4 cut-off
    Rs.11900/- Rs.47500/-

     

  • Admission Process

    A) Admission in Post Graduate Course- M.Sc Food Technology is based on Percentage of the graduation marks / AIBFEE Exam / GD-PI.

    1. Phase – 1

    i) EARLY ADMISSION: – Applicable 28th Nov 2018 – 28th May 2019

    • Path C: Applicable 28th Nov 2018 – 28th April 2019: – Scholarship based on percentage in graduation.

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    ii) By cash deposit in Bank

    iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

    iv) By RTGS/NEFT

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    b) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.comalong with your complete detail

    c) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

    d) Within few minutes you get admission Id on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation

     

    • Path D: Applicable 28th April 2019 – 28th May 2019: –

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    a) To Block/Reserve a seat , you have to pay Rs.5000/- (adjustable in tuition fee & non- refundable) through any below mentioned

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    Online Payment

    ii) By cash deposit in Bank

    iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

    iv) By RTGS/NEFT

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    Bank Name: Canara Bank

    Branch: Rajpur Road, Dehradun

    IFSC Code: CNRB0001182

    Account Holder: BFIT

    A/c no: 1182201002901

    b) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.comalong with your complete detail

    c) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

    d) Within few minutes you get admission Id on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation

     

    • Path B : GD/PI : Applicable from 28th Nov 2018 – 28th April 2019

    Interviews shall be conducted for all the Paths of Admission and Phases. The Interview shall be conducted in the following manner: –

    – On-Campus Face-To-Face Interview & Group Discussion

    – Face-To-Face Interview & Group Discussion in Offices Across the World

    – Web One-On-One Interview & Web Conference.

    – Telephonic Interview, etc.

    Apply Now

    a) To Block/Reserve a slot, you have to pay Rs.1000/- (adjustable in registration fee & non- refundable) through any below

    mentioned modes. If interested and eligible.

    i) Online Payment facility @ http://bfitdoon.com/online-payment.php or click mentioned below.

    Online Payment

    ii) By cash deposit in Bank

    iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

    iv) By RTGS/NEFT

    BANK DETAIL:-

    BANK NAME- ICICI BANK

    A/C NO.-243801000031

    A/C HOLDER-BFIT TECHNICAL CAMPUS

    BRANCH- ANURAG CHOWK

    IFSC CODE -ICIC0002438

    BANK NAME- SBI BANK

    A/C NO.-31042767195

    A/C HOLDER-BFIT

    BRANCH- IMA DEHRADUN

    IFSC CODE –SBIN0000739

     

    Bank Name: Canara Bank

    Branch: Rajpur Road, Dehradun

    IFSC Code: CNRB0001182

    Account Holder: BFIT

    A/c no: 1182201002901

    b) After scoring the minimum GD-PI cutoff for the selection process, you have to pay Rs.4000/- (adjustable in tuition fee & non-

    refundable) through any above mentioned modes.

    c) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.comalong with your complete detail.

    d) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

    e) Within few minutes you get admission Id on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation.

     

    • Path A: AIBFEE : – The exam shall be conducted online from – 28th February 2019 to 28th April 2019

    Provisional Admission depends on merit basis available for all Courses. There are four options:

    – Rank #1 cut-off of AIBFEE score.

    – Rank #2 cut-off of AIBFEE score.

    – Rank #3 cut-off of AIBFEE score.

    – Rank #4 cut-off of AIBFEE score

    a) To Block/Reserve a slot you can fill online allocation form.

    Apply Online

    b) After receiving Login Credentials, take your exam 24 X 7 from home and your result shall be updated in 48 hours.

    c) After scoring the minimum AIBFEE Rank, you have to pay Rs.5000/- (adjustable in tuition fee & non- refundable) through any

    below mentioned modes.

    i) Online Payment facility @ http://bfitdoon.com/online-payment.php or click mentioned below.

    Online Payment

    ii) By cash deposit in Bank

    iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

    iv) By RTGS/NEFT

    BANK DETAIL:-

    BANK NAME- ICICI BANK

    A/C NO.-243801000031

    A/C HOLDER-BFIT TECHNICAL CAMPUS

    BRANCH- ANURAG CHOWK

    IFSC CODE -ICIC0002438

    BANK NAME- SBI BANK

    A/C NO.-31042767195

    A/C HOLDER-BFIT

    BRANCH- IMA DEHRADUN

    IFSC CODE –SBIN0000739

     

    Bank Name: Canara Bank

    Branch: Rajpur Road, Dehradun

    IFSC Code: CNRB0001182

    Account Holder: BFIT

    A/c no: 1182201002901

    d) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.comalong with your complete detail.

    e) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

    f) Within few minutes you get admission Id on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation.

    2. Phase – 2

    • Path E: From 28th May to 11th July 2019: Path E shall be announced subject to seat availability.

    B) On the date of scheduled joining time the student shall report at the venue on time, wherein briefing of the institute, rules and regulations etc. shall be given to the students. The students should carry the following documents along with the following certificates in original for verification:

    • 8 passport size photographs.
    • TC & Migration Certificate.
    • Character certificate from the last school attended.
    • 10th class mark sheet & passing certificate.
    • 12th class mark sheet & passing certificate.
    • Graduation mark sheet & passing certificate.
    • Aadhar Card
    • Domicile Certificate
    • 3 sets of photocopies of all the above documents.
    • Copies of extracurricular/sports or any other major achievement done on basis of which additional consideration is being made.

    C) Upon verification of the above documents, the candidates shall granted final admission.

    D) If any of the above mentioned documents are not available, then the admission given shall be provisional basis unless submitted. The required documents will have to be submitted latest by 25th July 2019.

  • Fee Structure

    DetailsIst YearIInd Year
    Form FeeRs.500NA
    Registration FeeRs.3,000NA
    Campus FeeRs.7,500NA
    Other Charges (Uniform, Lab Practical, Seminar etc)Rs.11,500NA
    LibraryRs.3,000/-Rs.3,000/-
    Other Charges (ID card/Marathon/SMS etc.)Rs.940N.A
    Medical Consultation ChargesRs. 800/-Rs. 800/-
    Placements Rs. 4,000/- Rs. 4,000/-
    Dissertation/Internship/Training Charges (wherever applicable)Placements (wherever applicable)(wherever applicable)
    University Exam FeeAs per the University NormsAs per the University Norms
  • Course Structure

    FIRST SEMESTER
    * FT 501 Principles of Food processing
    * FT 502 Food Microbiology
    * FT 503 Food Chemistry
    * FT 504 Enzymes in food processing
    * FT 505 Techniques in Food Analysis
    * Practical-I
    * Practical-II

    SECOND SEMESTER
    * FT 506 Post harvest management of fruits and vegetables
    * FT 507 Cereal, legume and pulses technology
    * FT 508 Principles of Food Engineering
    * FT 509 Beverage Technology
    * FT 510 Food quality systems and management
    * Practical-I
    * Practical-II

    THIRD SEMESTER
    * FT 511A Technology of milk and milk products or
    * FT 511B Technology of meat and meat products
    * FT 512 Food additives, contaminants and toxicology
    * FT 513 Principles of food analysis and sensory evaluation
    * FT 514 Food Packaging Technology
    * FT 515 Nutraceuticals and functional foods
    * Practical-I
    * Practical-II

    FOURTH SEMESTER
    * FT 516 Thesis Research and Presentation

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Hands on Training

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BFIT Dehradun runs M.Sc. Food Technology, a two year regular degree program affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University (UGC Approved University -University Grant CommissionMinistry of H.R.D. Human Resource Development Govt. of India & NAAC Accredited).

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