Food technology which has off lately gained recognition in India is a field of study applied to the selection, processing, distribution and use of food. It involves chemistry, life sciences, chemical engineering, nutrition, microbiology and dairy sciences too. With an aim to include a new line of educational discipline in their educational courses, the Amity University established Amity Institute of Food Technology in the year 2006 at Noida in Uttar Pradesh. The Institute had originally sought an approval for its Bachelor’s course in 2007 – 2008. The very first batch of students to pass out from the Institute was those studying B. Tech in the year 2011.
5 December 2006
Type of educational body
4 years (Bachelors)
Number of Courses
Special Grant received from
The Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India
Volumes of Books – 1445
Titles – 218
Online Journals - 20
Includes 60 P-IV nodes (LAN System)
2.1 – 3.5 lakhs per annum
How to reach
17.3 Kms from Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station
1. State-of-the-art laboratories included The Amity Institute of Food Technology very proudly presents five state-of-the-art laboratories in the form of laboratories for food microbiology & technology, food chemistry, instrumentation and research, sensory evaluation and food packaging. Further, it houses a Food Processing Hall wherein students can process plant as well as animal based foods
2. Value Addition Courses offered In addition to the main course, the Amity Institute of Food Technology includes other courses that can give the students an edge in the professional world. This list includes English, one of the languages of French, Spanish, German, Chinese and Japanese and Behavioral Sciences and Communication Skills.
3. Best in scholarships for financial assistance:The college has always valued the students who are excellent performers. To encourage them further the college offers them with various scholarship awards. The college has been following this trend from the past few years where in scholarships of over Rs. 50 crore has been awarded to the students. Some of the well established MNCs provide corporate scholarships to students namely, EMC Technopreneurial Excellence Award, Jubilant Organosys Entrepreneurial Excellence Award, Nokia Siemens Networks Pvt. Ltd. (NSN), LG Best Potential Manager Award and Max New York Life Award For Best All Round Student.
4. Corporate Associations:Valuing the career and life of students, the college has tied up with some of the brilliant players in the market who ensure to pick up students for internship and placements. This safeguards the future of students with excellent career path. Some of the companies are Easy life Seasonings, Surya Fresh, Modi Flour Mills, Kohinoor Foods, etc.