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B.Tech Food Process Engineering

Bachelor of Technology in Food Process Engineering

Passionate about a career in food? Want to work with food products and the various tasks associated with food? Then why not become a food process engineer and get to make a good living out of a career in food. Get here the details you will like to know about B.Tech Food Process Engineering.

Course Name: B.Tech Food Process Engineering
Group: B.Tech.
Stream: Science
Course Category: Food and Beverage
Duration: 4 years


Food processing has been a boon to the farmers and consumers alike. Before consumption, the food products are processed through different processing technologies and thus improve upon their shelf life and their sensory, biological and physicochemical qualities. This way, giving better returns to the producers and improving profitability. The consumers are benefitted in terms of better quality food and greater variety. With improvement in technology and awareness levels among the masses, food processing is getting more and more popular. Thus the food processing field provides excellent opportunities to those you are trained in the food processing technologies.

Eligibility and course duration

Pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Math from a recognized board or university. Admissions are mostly through ranks obtained in JEE Mains.

Duration of this undergraduate course is 4 years.

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B.Tech Food Process Engineering - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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College Name
A. D. Patel Institute of Technology, Gujarat
Agricultural College & Research Institute, Tamil Nadu
Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kerala
College of Food Processing Technology & Bio Energy, Anand, Gujarat
Faculty of Engineering And Technology, Tamil Nadu
Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Tamil Nadu
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal
National Institute of Technology, Odisha
Seedling Academy Of Design,Technology & Management, Rajasthan

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What a food process engineer does?

Food engineers are into a range of activities with respect to food. They are into creating new food products that's going to entice the consumers and to identify ways to preserve food for a longer period, through packaging and other means. It's for the food engineers to find out the additives that can prolong the shelf life of food products. Turning low shelf life items like milk and cheese into products that are shelf stable, is one such example of what they do. They also work on product packaging, finding ways to prevent spoiling of the food, when exposed to air, moisture or sunlight. They work on methods to keep food fresh even when it is kept open.

About the course

The course gives you an in-depth understanding of food, its composition, texture and how it reacts to certain elements or chemicals. There are topics on food storage, quality control, practicing safe food guidelines and safe packaging of food. Expiry period of packaged foods is an important aspect, stressed upon. Knowledge about food safety measures and handling safety equipment in large food plants is also delved upon.

Job opportunities

Plenty of job opportunities as a food engineer in hotels, food processing plants, beverage manufacturing, distilleries, sugar and rice mills, packaging, hospitals, food canteens, milk dairies and bakeries. Opportunities in industries such as fruit and vegetable processing, meat and poultry products, spices, condiments, fish products and food processing equipment manufacturers. Ample opportunities for doing M.Tech and Ph.D or getting into a research based job in India or abroad.

B.Tech Food Process Engineering Admissions for 2022 - 2023 Academic Year

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