National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) is a public university, located in Sonepat district of Haryana, for research, education and catering the need of food processing industries, entrepreneurs, exporters, policymakers, and government. University offers graduate and postgraduate engineering degree courses and research in Food Technology and Management.

NIFTEM Sonipat Important Dates

Events Dates
Last date of registration for Women Entrepreneurship program January 30, 2021
Last date of registration for two day workshop January 20, 2021
Date of  “Solar Energy in Food Processing Industries'' workshop January 21, 2021 - January 22, 2021

NIFTEM Highlights





Campus Area

100 acres

Courses Offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral

Approved By

All India Council for Technical Education

Recognized By

University Grants Commission

International Collaboration

Wageningen University, Netherlands

Kansas State University

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), U.S.A.

How to Reach

30 Km from  Delhi Bus Stand (ISBT- Kashmiri Gate)

40 Km from New Delhi Railway Station

70 Km from Delhi International Airport

23 Km from Jahangir Puri Metro Station

NIFTEM Admission

Admission to the Undergraduate course (B.Tech) is done on the basis of IIT JEE (Main).


JEE Main is conducted by CBSE for admission to B.E./B.Tech & B.Arch courses. JEE Main Application Form will be available in the month of December every year. Candidates need to fill in all the academic and personal information. As per JEE Main Eligibility, candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1993. Candidates applying for Paper 1 must have Physics and Mathematics along with one of these subjects Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology and candidates applying for Paper 2 must have studied Mathematics and scored an aggregate of 50% in 5 subjects.

Admission to Master course is based on GATE Score and the Ph.D. course is based on GATE/ NET scores.


Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is a national level entrance exam conducted for admission to M.Tech/ Ph.D. programs. According to GATE Eligibility, candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree to apply for the exam. GATE Exam Pattern includes two type of questions- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Numerical Answer Type (NAT). The paper is divided into 3 sections i.e. General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics and specific subject of the paper. The duration of the exam is 3 hours with a total of 65 questions to attempt.


It is a national level test held for determining eligibility for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship. The NET exam is conducted in 100 different subjects. UGC NET Eligibility is that a candidate must have passed graduation with at least 55% marks. 

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NIFTEM Courses

NIFTEM provides various degree level courses such as Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral.

  • Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology and Management is a 4-year full-time degree program. The program includes a rare blend of technology and management courses. Students are admitted to this program through IIT JEE (Main) merit list. Minimum eligibility required for admission is that candidates must pass 10+2 with at least 50% aggregate marks.
  • Master of Technology is offered in various fields of food technology. It is a 2-year full-time postgraduate program. It is offered in five disciplines namely Food Supply Chain Management, Food Safety and Quality Management, Food Process Engineering and Management, Food Technology and Management and Food Plant Operations Management. Candidates need to have 4-year Bachelor's Degree or a Master's degree in relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks in aggregate. Selection of candidates will be based on their GATE Score and performance in Personal Interview.
  • Ph.D. program is been offered by NIFTEM in five departments with an intake of 2 students in each department. The five departments are the Department of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences, Department of Basic & Applied Sciences, Department of Food Engineering, Department of Food Science & Technology and Department of Food Business Management & Entrepreneurship Department. The eligibility criterion is M.Tech./M.E./Master's Degree in a relevant discipline with at least 60% marks. Preference will be given to NET/GATE qualified candidates. 
  • MBA program is offered by NIFTEM is a two-year full-time course. It is offered with dual specialization namely Food & Agri-Business Management along with any one of the following Marketing/ Finance/ International Business.

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NIFTEM Placement

NIFTEM has provided a very user-friendly procedure for companies to register for placement drive. The placement procedure is as follows:

  • Placement office sends invite to various recruiting agencies along with all the relevant information.
  • A Corporate Response Sheet (CRS) is made available for the companies on the NIFTEM official website.
  • The interested companies fill in the CRS form online and send all the details related to the job.
  • Companies now visit the campus for Pre-Placement Talks which include a 20-minute presentation and 10 minute Q & A round.
  • Company conduct the campus drive for placement and display the final list of students selected.

B.Tech Placement Statistics

B.Tech Placement

M.Tech Placement Statistics

Mtech Placement

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Ques. Is NIFTEM a government college?

Ans. NIFTEM is an apex institution under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India. It is deemed to be University (De-novo Category) under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956.

Ques. What are the various courses offered by NIFTEM Sonepat?

Ans. NIFTEM Sonepat offers BTech (Food Technology and Management), MTech and Ph.D. courses.

Ques. Is staying on the official campus mandatory?

Ans. Yes, all academic programs at NIFTEM are residential. You will have to stay at the official campus during the course of study.

Ques. What care should be taken while filling up the application form?

Ans. While filling up the application form students should be careful of all the information he/she enters such as date of birth, academic qualification. Students will have to prove the details entered on the form with original documents and won’t be considered for admission otherwise.

Ques. What is the application fee for admission? 

Ans. The application fee for admission to NIFTEM Sonepat is 

Rs 1000 for general/ OBC candidates.
Rs 500 for SC/ST candidates.