12th June 2012, 03:48 PM
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How to join correspondence course in BSc food technology or Agriculture?

i want to join correspondence course in Bsc food technology or agriculture so tell me the correspondence offices where this courses are offered in Karnataka....

31st August 2012, 04:50 PM
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i have done diploma in food technology. i have experience of 9 years in food industry . now i want to do degree or Bsc in food technology. how to apply for the same and is there correspondence course for the same
31st August 2012, 09:58 PM
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Food Technology & Processing

Next to breath, life of Human being is solely dependent on Food and health, and hence the importance of food technology in keeping us healthy can never be overlooked.

The fast paced life of today has ushered in the era of convenience food or more popularly the fast food culture in our country. On one hand this has led to the growing demand for packed and processed food and on the other it has made the consumer more quality and nutrition conscious. All these factors pose a very encouraging picture on the future of Food Processing Industry in India.

The FPI encompasses basic foods like wheat and rice products and the processes for converting them into edible form; besides processed foods such as bakery & confectionery products, dairy products, meat & fish products, fruit & vegetable products in short, everything which is processed and packaged to enhance and prolong the edible life.

This technology has indeed revolutionized the food habits of the people in our country by having cooked and packed foods in attractive packages in their homes.

Food Technology Eligibility Criteria

  • Some universities in India offer degree courses in food technology and food science. There are also institutes offering postgraduate courses in specialized aspects of food processing.
  • Candidates with PCM or PCB at 10+2 level can opt for under graduate courses in food technology, food science and home science.
  • For admission to M.Sc( Food science/food technology), eligibility criteria is B.Sc.( Food science/food technology).
Food Technology Personal Skills

As this career requires intense research; hence aspirants for this field must have inquisitive mind-set, commitment to the profession and keen observation skills. As research in this field is often a team work, hence a food technologist must also be a team player.

Technology, one can find jobs in the following areas:
  • With the food processing companies engaged in R&D of the highest quality of food products as they constantly require the services of skilful food technologists.
  • With the packaging companies which conduct research on best modes of preservation of food-items.
  • With Research laboratories which are evaluating and analyzing the food ingredients present in the products.
  • With manufacturing industries, where a food technologist can contribute the area of monitoring the storage, processing, hygiene temperatures and experimenting etc.
  • With research laboratories to conduct R&D, test current food products and to take measures to manage the overall food quality.
  • Also with Public sector undertakings in the Department of food of the government.
Hence there is a plethora of opportunities for food technologists, mainly in institutions like hotels, food industries, quality control, hospitals, packaging industries, distilleries, soft drink factories and rice mills etc.

Today being a food technologist is all about success and quick career growth. To start as a fresher/ trainee, one can earn a salary ranging from Rs.8000 to Rs.15000 per month. As a food technologist gains some expertise in the field, sky is the limit for him as far as remunerations and other benefits are concerned.

Food Technology Institutes & Courses
  • B.Sc with food technology
University of Delhi
Delhi 110007

  • B.Sc with food technology
Manipur University
Imphal 795003

  • B.Sc. with Food & Nutrition
Dr. Babasabeb Ambedhar Marathawada University
Aurangabad 431004

  • B.Sc with food technology
Mahatma Gandhi University
Priyadarshini, Hills PO, Kottayam 686560

  • B.Sc. with Food and Nutrition
Kakatiya University,
Warangal 506009

  • B.Sc. with Food and Nutrition
University of Calcutta
Calcutta 700073

  • Diploma Course Food Analysis and Quality Assurance/Food Science Technology
University of Mysore
Crawford Hall, Mysore 570005

  • B.Sc. with Food Preservation
University of Madras
Madras 600005

  • B.Sc. with Food Technology
Manipur University
Imphal 795003

  • Mahatama Gandhi University
Priyadarshini Hills PO
Kottayam 686560

  • B.Tech. (Food Engineering)
Chitrakoot Gramodaya Visbwavidyalaya
Distt. Satna 485331.

  • Jadavpur University (after B.Sc.)
Calcutta 700032

  • Kanpur University
Kanpur 208024 (UP)(M.Tech. is also available)

  • B. Sc. Tech (after B.Sc)
Nagpur University
Nagpur 440001

  • University of Bombay
Fort, Mumbai 400032 (M.Sc. Tech is available in Food Tech. & Fermentation Tech.)

  • M.Sc. (Food Science)
Andhra University
Visakhapatnam 530003 (A.P.)

  • M.Sc. Food Technology
Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology
Pantnagar 263145 (UP) (M.Sc. in Food and Nutrition is available)

  • M.Sc. in Food & Fermentation Technology and Food Sc.
Tech Guru Nanak Dev University
Amritsar - 143005 (Punjab)

  • M.Sc. (Food and Nutrition)
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore 641003

  • University of Agricultural Sciences
Krishinagar, Dharwad 580005

  • M.Sc. (Food and Nutrition)
University of Mysore

  • Diploma Courses Food Analysis and Quality Assurance/Food Science Technology
University of Mysore
Crawford Hall, Mysore 570005

  • Food Science Preservation/Management and Food Sc. Technology
SNDT Women's University
1, Nathibai Thackersay Road, Mumbai - 400020
University of Madras

  • Centenary of Madras
Centenary Buildings, Chepauk
Chennai 600005

  • M.Sc. Food Technology
Guru Jambheshwar University
Hisar. (DOU 27112007)
26th March 2014, 08:25 AM
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Default Re: How to join correspondence course in BSc food technology or Agriculture?

I m doing BDS I want to do bsc as correspondence course so, is labour univesty providing this facility n may I in the details
22nd April 2014, 06:37 PM
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Default Re: How to join correspondence course in BSc food technology or Agriculture?

Is there any colleges in chennai offering correspondence course for bsc food quality and technology
Do you have any question? or have anything to say?

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