M.Sc in Food Technology

2-year M.Sc. Food Technology programme with which the IFTTC was started, M.Sc. Food Science by Research was also started in later years. A number of National and International level short term courses in different branches of food technology are also being conducted, primarily intended for those who want to update their professional skills and status.

Eligibility criteria of application
* Admission is based on the merit as evidenced by academic records of the qualifying degree exams and also on the performance in the entrance examination

* Minimum qualification for applying to the course is a Bachelor's Degree in:

Science with Chemistry as one of the major subjects with 55% in optional subjects of B.Sc. pass course (50% for SC/ST category) / 50% for B.Sc.(Hons.) course (45% for SC/ST category)
Agriculture with minimum second class

Engineering / Technology with minimum second class

Mathematics at the Higher Secondary / PUC level is compulsory for the admission.

International students are required to apply through the Indian Embassy /Consulates in the respective countries.

M.Sc. [FOOD TECHNOLOGY] PROGRAMME. Central Food Technological Research Institute

* A two year programme consisting of four semesters starting in the third week of August every year.
* Consists of the following 16 subjects.

SEMESTER-1
1. Basic And Food Microbiology
2. Chemistry Of Foods
3. Applied Mathematics And Statistics
4. Basic Principles Of Engineering

SEMESTER-2
1. Biochemistry And Nutrition
2. Principles Of Food Processing
3. Infestation Control And Pesticides
4. Food Engineering-I

SEMESTER-3
1. Food Engineering-II
2. Packaging Technology
3. Technology Of Foods : Meat, Fish And Poultry Products
4. Industrial Microbiology And Biochemical Engineering
5. Dissertation Seminar

SEMESTER-4
1. Technology Of Foods ( Elective A: Grains, Legumes And Oilseeds,
Elective B : Plantation Products and Flavour Technology,
Elective C : Fruits and Vegetable Technology)
2. Advanced Food Science
3. Operations Research., Food Plant Organization And Management
4. Investigational ProblemCentral Food Technological Research Institute

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