Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Food Technology) - Course Overview

  • STREAM

    ENGINEERING

  • DURATION

    4 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Food Technology

  • COURSE TYPE

    Graduation

    Pranjal Singhal Pranjal Singhal
    Content Curator

    B. Tech. Food Technology or Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology is an undergraduate course which deals in food engineering and food sciences. It provides in depth knowledge of the fields like food processing, food packaging, nutrition, storage etc. Any person who pursues this course gets the edge of being known as food scientist or food technocrat.

    Any person who has successfully completed his or her 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with minimum 50% marks is eligible to pursue this course.

    The course is of 4 years duration course divided into 8 semesters, i.e. 2 semesters per year. The average tuition fee is around 40,000 INR to 1.2 Lakh INR. The course has broad career prospects and provides with diversity of job profiles such as Food Scientist, Process Manager, Food Sales Representative etc. to choose from. The average salary package after completion of the course will be 2 Lakh to 3.5 Lakh per annum. Top recruiters in the field of food technology include Cadbury, Venky’s, Hatsun etc.

    What is the course about?

    The course B. Tech. in Food Technology is field specific course which introduces a person to food related technology and its specifications. It relates to the study of areas like packaging, nutrition, chemical balances of food, microbiology etc. and provides a wider understanding of food products and food raw materials.

    Students also learn techniques such as food marketing, food processing, food and its related research methods.

    Who should opt for the course?

    Any student who seeks a career in food related industry and wants to secure a niche in the food technology skills, should opt for the course. This course is fit for the students who have a scientific bend and think from the angle of science and testing in the relative fields. Anyone who seeks a research and laboratory testing profiles which provides for a curative experience in daily work should go ahead with this course.

    Duration

    Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology is a 4 years long course divided into 8 semesters which means 2 semesters per year. The course can be extended up to a maximum of 6 years.

    Top institutes

    There are various top level Colleges which offer B. Tech. course in  Food Technology in their course curriculum. These institutes are either government or private aided institutes with the motive of nurturing best food scientists for the future. Some of the top institutes are as mentioned below:

    Name of Institute

    City

    Institute of Chemical Technology

    Mumbai

    Faculty of Engineering and Technology

    Kolkata

    Harcourt Butler Technological Institute

    Kanpur

    Amity University

    Noida

    University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology

    Chandigarh

    Biyani International Institute of Engineering and Technology

    Jaipur

    Osmania University's College of Technology

    Hyderabad

    Guru Nanak Dev University

    Amritsar

    Rajasthan Technical University

    Kota

    Sanskriti Institute of Management and Technology

    Mathura

    West Bengal University of Technology

    Kolkata

    Ch. Devi Lal State Institute of Engineering & Technology

    Sirsa

    Laxminarayan Institute of Technology

    Nagpur

    Kongu engineering College

    Erode

    Tezpur University

    Tezpur

    Avinashilingam University for Women

    Coimbatore

    Jaipur National University

    Jaipur

    Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences

    Allahabad

    Kalasalingam University

    Krishnankovil

    Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Food Technology) Fee Structure in India


    13.22 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES10.81 L (Maximum Fee)
    2.37 L (Average Fee)
    36.69 K (Minimum Fee)PRIVATE COLLEGES8.8 L (Maximum Fee)
    3.93 L (Average Fee)

    Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Food Technology) Fee Structure by State


    Tamil Nadu

    71.87 KPUBLIC COLLEGES5.09 L
    2.37 L
    36.69 KPRIVATE COLLEGES3 L
    1.92 L

    Uttar Pradesh

    2.69 LPUBLIC COLLEGES2.69 L
    2.69 L
    2.68 LPRIVATE COLLEGES7.8 L
    5.14 L

    Maharashtra

    75.25 KPUBLIC COLLEGES1.34 L
    97.31 K
    1.5 LPRIVATE COLLEGES6.6 L
    4.51 L

    Delhi NCR

    6.95 LPUBLIC COLLEGES6.95 L
    6.95 L
    2.83 LPRIVATE COLLEGES7.8 L
    5.91 L

    Rajasthan

    1.41 LPUBLIC COLLEGES3.4 L
    2.67 L
    1.31 LPRIVATE COLLEGES6.96 L
    3.8 L

    West Bengal

    46.94 KPUBLIC COLLEGES1.9 L
    1.18 L
    3.32 LPRIVATE COLLEGES4.08 L
    3.63 L

    Andhra Pradesh

    62.4 KPUBLIC COLLEGES1.04 L
    83.4 K
    59.45 KPRIVATE COLLEGES8.8 L
    3.95 L

    Himachal Pradesh

    1.72 LPUBLIC COLLEGES6.12 L
    3.1 L
    2.5 LPRIVATE COLLEGES6.12 L
    4.31 L

    How to Get Admission in Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Food Technology)

    The admission process of B. Tech. Food Technology is based on an entrance examination. Candidate has to go through JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) to take admission into this course.

    Various colleges and universities require JEE Main rank of students to take entrance into this course. The test is conducted nationwide by the zonal IITs (Indian Institute of Technology). 13 Lakh students appear for this test. JEE Main syllabus is based on 10+2 syllabus and covers 3 subject Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

    • Application Process: The application process begins in the month of November and ends in December. Admit cards are available in March.
    • Mains: The JEE test is divided into two stages Mains and Advanced. Mains is the first stage. Students rank in Mains examination is considered for the admission in B.tech Food Technology.
    • Counselling: This is the final stage. Here the candidate chooses the college according to his rank in Mains examination and college/university cutoff, thereby taking admission into that college.

    There is also provision for lateral entry into this course. There will be a separate entrance exam for lateral entry. LEET (Lateral Engineering Entrance Test) is conducted for students to take entry into 2nd year of course, which is known as lateral entry.

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    sushmitha

    this course is good for carrer

    22 May, 2020 16:00

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