B.Tech Food Science and Technology

Food Science and Technology Eligibility, Career Options After Food Science and Technology, Employment Area, Top Recruiting Companies, B.TECH Food Science and Technology Salary
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Course Highlights:-

Course Level Graduation
Duration4 years
Examination typeDegree
Admission Process Based on performance in AIEEE
Average Tuition Fee ( Approx)INR 60,000 to 7 Lakhs
Average Salary (per annum)INR 2 to 6 Lakhs
Job ProfilesFood Technologist, Analytical Scientist, Nutritionist , Food and Beverage Executive, Dietician, etc.

About B.Tech in Food Science and Technology

Food Technology is the application of food science to the selection, preservation, processing, packaging, distribution, and use of safe, nutritious, and wholesome food. Bachelor of Food Technology degree teaches a combination of skills in food technology, management and marketing. Food     scientists and food technologists study the physical, microbiological, and chemical makeup of      food. Depending on their area of specialization, Food Technologists may develop ways to process, preserve, package, or store food, according to industry and government specifications and regulations.

Students cover subjects such as

biochemistry, process engineering, food microbiology, food marketing and innovation, food and  packaging engineering, food formulation technology, food preservation, food chemistry, industrial research techniques, food assessment techniques, and quality and reliability  management.


  1. Food Science and Technology course is a Higher Secondary (10+20) or  equivalent qualification completed from a recognized educational Board, with Physics, Chemistry, and Math as main subjects, and a minimum             aggregate score of 60%.
  2. Selection is based on the candidate’s performance in the AIEEE. Some    universities also conduct their own entrance exams for admission.

Common Entrance Exam

All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE)

Required Skills Set:-


  • Depth knowledge and practical skills regarding food preparation, entrepreneurship
  • Knowledge of food manufacturing and baking industries
  • Power of observation & concentration
  • Interest in health and nutrition.
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Ability to work on their own as well as a part of a team
  • Effective communication skills and a discerning approach to food items.

Career Options:

Employment Job Profile after B.Tech in Food Science and Technology

  • Process Engineer
  • Food Researcher
  • Project Manager
  • Food Consultant
  • Food Technologist
  • Production Manager
  • Food Application Specialist
  • Food Sales Representative

Career Options

Public Sector Employment areas after B.Tech Food Science and  Technology

  • Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Food Science and Technology)Entry Level Salary (LPA)Medium Salary (LPA)Maximum Salary (LPA)
Food Technologist2.534
Analytical Scientist235
Food and Beverage Executive456

Top Recruitment Companies

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