(08-09-2017, 02:20 AM)archana tnwr Wrote: Sir I am 3 yr bsc biotech student i am confuse about which stream to choose after bsc in post graduation msc biotech ,micro,biochem , food tech and sir pls tell about the scope of food tech and entrance exam of it and best colleges and which book we should refer for food tech entrnc
MSc food technology is better in terms of placement scenario of india
Scope of Food Technology
Food technology is a branch of science in which the food science is applied in manufacturing and preservations of food products. The food technologists study the chemical, physical and microbiological makeup of the food. The food is processed, preserved, packaged and stored according to the specifications by industry and government. The research and development in food technology has resulted into the production of safe and nutritious foods. The food processing industries manufacture a large variety of food products. They include the primary foods like rice and wheat products, oil, sugar and pulses. They are processed to convert into edible form. Food technology courses can be a good career option. There is increasing scope of food technology courses in India.
Scope of food technology courses in India:
Today, several career options are available in India. One can opt for various food technology courses for a bright career. Food processing industry is rapidly growing in India and several employment opportunities are available in various industries. There is good scope of food technology courses which offer numerous job opportunities in various areas. One can get jobs in food processing industries, research laboratories, hotels, soft drink factories, quality control, rice mills, manufacturing industries and distilleries.
In India Food Processing industry is gaining momentum as the consumer food industry, which includes pasta, breads, cakes, pastries, corn flakes, ready to eat and ready to cook products, cocoa products, biscuits, soft drinks, beer, alcohol beverages, mineral and packaged water and segment of consumer foods is seeing an upward trend.
Colleges in India for an MSc in food science and technology in no particular order :
Central Food Research Technological Research Institute in Mysore, Karnataka
University of Delhi in New Dekhi
Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University in Aurangabad, Maharashtra
University of Calcutta in Kolkata, West Bengal
University of Madras in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Jadavpur University in Kolkata, West Bengal
Andhra University in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
University of Bombay in Mumbai, Maharashtra
Mahatma Gandhi University in Kottayam,Kerala
Manipur University in Imphal, Manipur
Punjab Agriculture university, Ludhiana
Guru jambheshwar university of science and technology, Hisar,Haryana
Hisar Agriculture university
Every institute conducts its own entrance exam for Msc food technology.
You can check the website of the respective institutes for further information.