About Diploma in Food Technology

The food industry is one of the most essential fields which has created a place of significance for experts who are able to deliver the food needs of the society through an active engagement in food production and distribution processes to ensure the maintainance of quality and the wellness of the people. The Faculty of Engineering offers a three year Diploma program in Food Technology  which endevours to impart within the students a unique understanding of the various aspects of the field. The curriculum of this program has been strategically designed in such a way which allows the students to learn the fundamentals along with the most entry level knowledge into the mechanism and processing of the food industry. The recent advancements in technology have opened up new avenues of scientifc innovations through the genetically modified food items and this has made it essential to have personnel who are equipped with the essential knowledge when it comes to handling the needs of the industry. Through this program the students will get to learn the various aspects of food inspection, quality assurance, product development and food regulation with an engaging training experience from the University's state of the art laboratories and research facilities in preparation of their careers.


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Diploma in Food TechnologyProgram Outcomes

Why Study Diploma in Food Technology

The Diploma in Food technology provides the students with the most entry level knowledge into the field for the wellbeing and the welfare of the people thus there are endless roles for graduates of this program to occupy. The program teaches the graduates of Food Technology with a vision to be in the service of the nation by assuring availability, profusion, cost effectiveness, wholesomeness and security of food.
Food Engineer

Food Engineer

An ability to contribute to the scope of nutrition and wellness within the society and enhance the scope of food security.

Quality Controller

An ability to develop an understanding of the modern trends within the food industry and the quality methods used to develop healthcare and promote the quality of life.

Quality Controller
Food Inspector

Food Inspector

An ability to inspect the various forms of food technology, and effectively understand the chemical components for public safety

Food Product Development Director

An ability to apply the fundamentals of food technology to innovate novel cutting edge developments through the use of experimentations.

Food Product Development Director
Lab Technician

Lab Technician

An ability to work with the various forms of technologies to provide effective support in research and experimentations in this field

Duration: 3 years (Semester System)



Constituent College of Parul University


Eligibility Criteria

10th Pass with 35% and english and maths as compulsory subjects


Mode of Admission

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Diploma in Food Technology feesFees


Diploma in Food Technology

₹ 30,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

Diploma in Food Technology CurriculumCurriculum




Introduction to English Grammar & Soft Skills

Introduction to Food Technology

Basics of Computer Science

Fundamentals of Microbiology

Food Chemistry and Nutrition

Principles of Food Processing and Preservation

Workshop Practice & Engineering Drawing

Food Microbiology

Fluid Mechanics

Heat and Mass Transfer



Principles of Food Engineering

Technology of Milk & Milk Products

Technology of Cereals & Pulses

Fruits and Vegetable Technology

Technology of Meat, Fish &Poultry Products.

Economic Analysis

Food laws and regulations

Bakery and Confectionery Technology

Computer Application in Food Technology

Food Preservation and Additives

Nutritional and Functional Foods

Beverage Manufacturing Technology

Food Fermentation Technology

Hands On Training-II


Food Packaging Technology

Waste Management in Food Industry

Food Analysis & Quality Control

Instrumentations and Process Control

Technology of Oils and Fats

Financial Management & Cost Accounting

Entrepreneurship Development and Management

Marketing Management & International Trade

In- Plant Training



Diploma in Food Technology Curriculum Laboratories


Computer Labs

Equipped with a total of 15 computer laboratories which are strategically designed to provide students with the most vital practical training exposure.


Research and Development Lab

As a way of promoting research in robotics and automation, a specific laboratory has been reserved for research and development where students can constantly engage in practical

Diploma in Food Technology CurriculumActivities


We believe that stepping foot beyond the regular horizons of learning is always a nice option because one stays updated with fresh advances in their respective fields. Harnessing students to workshops and visits enhances their skills and experiences and paves a way towards development of new ideas. · Visit to food industry · Orientation on Milk and Milk Products · Seminar on Food Fortification by Dr. Sirimavo Nair

Celebration of 'World Food Day'

World Food Day is celebrated annually on 16 October across the globe to honor the establishment of the Food and Agriculture Organization. The theme of World Food Day 2019 was 'Our Actions Are Our Future. Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger World'. This focused on handling the global hunger.

Dhoom 2020

Parul University's annual festival is a celebration of cultural diversity and features a platform for students' creative expression. For Applied Science students the platform developed and shaped their interpersonal skills and personal confidence to match the needs of the industry and enhance their employability.

Science Vibe – 2019

The faculty of Applied Science celebrated National Science Day on 15th March, 2019 by organizing Science Vibe event. The event covered various competitions like Working Model Presentation, Poster Presentation, Scientific spot photography, Quiz, Science Game, etc. There were 468 participants from various branches of Parul University.