About Food Technology

The Faculty of Engineering offers a four year Bachelors Degree in Food Technology which seeks to equip the students with the fundamental understanding of the various forms of food processing and production processes with the food industries so as to ensure the continuous development of humanity. The scope of the food industry, has been on a rapid growth and this has created a high demand for experts who are skilled and trained in the art of providing the much needed relief in this field along with the need to maintain the nutritional welfare of the society, food technology has been playing a prominent role in maintaining this balance. The curriculum of this program has been strategically designed so as to provide the students with the most current and contemporary understanding of the mechanism and methodologies to do with the food industry. The recent advancements in technology have opened up new avenues of scientifc innovations through the genetically modified food items. 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. As way of providing the students with the most enriching practical training, the field allows students to develop the career equipped skills such as food inspection, quality assurance, product development and food regulation.


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Food TechnologyProgram Outcomes

Why Study Food Technology

The food industry today is an essential field thus the services which are provided in this sector are essential 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: 4 years (Semester System)



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Eligibility Criteria

Passed (10 + 2) Examination with Physics/ Maths/ Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ Information Technology/ Biology/


Mode of Admission

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Food Technology feesFees


Food Technology

₹ 30,000/- Annually*

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

Food Technology CurriculumCurriculum

English Language

General Microbiology

Engineering Mathematics-I

Engineering Drawing and Graphics

Electrical Engineering

Workshop Technology

Crop Production Technology

Environmental Sciences & Disaster Management

Communication Skill

Food Chemistry of Macronutrients

Food Microbiology

Food Thermodynamics

Computer Programming and Data Structures

Fluid Mechanics

Basic Electronics Engineering

Engineering Mathematics-II

Post Harvest Engineering



Fundamentals of Food Processing

Processing Technology of Cereals

Processing Technology of Liquid Milk

Industrial Microbiology

Food Chemistry of Micronutrients

Heat and Mass Transfer in Food Processing

Unit Operations in Food Processing-I

Statistical Methods and Numerical Analysis

Physical Education

Processing Technology of Dairy Products

Processing Technology of Legumes and Oilseeds

Food Biochemistry and Nutrition

Unit Operations in Food Processing-II

Food Biotechnology

Food Refrigeration and Cold Chain

Business Management and Economics

Processing of Spices and Plantation Crops

Communication Skill and Personality Development


Processing Technology of Fruits and Vegetables

ICT Applications in Food Industry

Processing of Meat and Poultry Products

Food Process Equipment Design

Instrumental Techniques in Food Analysis

Food Storage Engineering

Bakery, Confectionery and Snack Products

Marketing Management and International Trade

Employability Skills

Processing Technology of Beverages

Food Plant Sanitation

Food Packaging Technology and Equipment

Processing of Fish and Marine Products

Sensory Evaluation of Food Products

Food Additives and Preservatives

Food Quality, Safety Standards and Certification

Instrumentation and Process Control in Food Industry

Project Preparation and Management


Designing Engineering

Entrepreneurship Development

Financial management and cost accounting

Student READY - Experiential Learning Programme - I

Student READY - Experiential Learning Programme - II

Student READY - Research Project

Student READY - Seminar

Student READY - Industrial Tour

Student READY - Internship/In-Plant Training



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

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.