Program Code


Program Code
Program Level

Post Graduation

Program Duration

2 Years


Programme Overview

Master of Food Technology is a full-time two-year postgraduate course designed for the fundamental understanding of the production of food, its packaging and its hygiene. The course also introduces the understanding of nutrition constituent in different types of food and activities which are involved in preserving, processing and manufacturing of food.

Programme Objectives

At OSGU student will be able to develop the ability to extract information pertinent to unfamiliar problems through literature survey and experiments, apply appropriate research methodologies, techniques and tools, design, conduct experiments, analyze, and interpret data.

  • Provide students with theoretical knowledge and practical abilities required to work in the food industry, research centers, and food-related national and international organizations
  • To make the students competent in developing the foods of the future by utilizing technologies such as food fermentations, applications of enzymes in food processing, food product development, nutraceuticals, nutritional and functional foods
  • To impart an understanding of modern food processing and profound knowledge of technology associated with the development of healthy and safe foods.

Programme Outcomes

The M.Sc. food technology programme will equip the students with in-depth knowledge of the scientific and technical approaches which are required to understand the nature of raw food materials. It will help students to develop critical research skills and a passion for developing new techniques to improve food processing and production.

Career Path

  • Retailers
  • Healthcare
  • Academia & Research Institutes
  • Food Packaging
  • Production industry
  • Teaching and research
  • Self-employment
  • Food Technologist
  • Brewer
  • Production Manager
  • Sales manager
  • Dietician
  • Food Technologist
  • Purchase Manger
  • Lab Supervisor

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria will vary depending on various factors. Provided below are the criteria that need to met for the given course.

For National Students

  • The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50 % in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-required subjects for admission in the desired program.

For International Students

  • The eligibility criteria for all programs for international applicants are a minimum 55% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.

Programme Syllabus

Semester I

S.No. Subject
01. Food chemistry
02. Food Industrial Microbiology
03. Food Preservation
04. Instrumentation and Analytical Techniques
05. Research Methodology
06. Communication Skills and personality development
07. Fundamentals of Food Preservation and Processing
08. Fundamentals of Food Preservation and Processing practical
09. Normal and clinical Nutrition practical

Semester II

S.No. Subject
01. Food Engineering
02. Nutraceuticals and Health Foods
03. Food Microbiology
04. Food Packaging Technology
05. Food Packaging Technology (Practical)
06. Principal of Food Engineering
07. Quality control and food Laws
08. Processing of Milk Products
09. Processing of Milk Products Practical

Semester III

S.No. Subject
01. Cereal, Legume, and Oilseed Processing Technology
02. Lab in  Cereal, Legume, and Oilseed Processing Technology
03. Post Harvest Technology of Horticulture Crops
04. Processing of Meat, Fish and Poultry Products
05. Food Product Development and International Trade
06. Lab in Food Product Development and International Trade

Semester IV

S.No. Subject
01. Food Fermentation and Microbial Technology
02. Food Product Development
03. Beverage Technology
04. Lab in Beverage Technology
05. Specialty Foods
06. Dairy Technology

How to Apply

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