Study M. Tech Food Processing Technology

A 2-year M.Tech. Food Processing Technology programme seeks to develop competent professionals who can utilize the concepts and knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to design and deliver solutions in the food processing industry. The programme aims to develop self-reliant individuals who can conceive novel solutions and leverage technology to create industrial and enterprise solutions to overcome the challenges in food processing.

Our M.Tech. Food Processing Technology programme teaches the principles, concepts, and implementation of Food Processing Technology. It also teaches ethical practices in food processing. Graduates will gain in-depth insights from a diverse programme that focuses on creating professionals in the varied fields of food processing technology. A degree in this programme will cover the following topics:

  • Engineering properties of food materials
  • Food process engineering
  • Food processing and microbiology
  • Process equipment design
  • Advances in food engineering

Additionally, the programme will also train the graduates on modern tools and technology to formulate and design end-to-end solutions for the Food Processing industry. Students will also learn business analytics, operations research, and effective communication to build a holistic skill set for their careers.

Scope of M.Tech. Food Processing Technology

Upon the completion of the programme, students will acquire knowledge of the principles and concepts of Biotechnology and Biochemical engineering that are relevant to Food Processing Technology. Graduates will develop the ability to apply Food Processing Technology to develop products with improved characteristics, thereby increasing farmers' income, improving human health, and decreasing environmental pollution. They will be able to carry out research in the field of food processing and venture into entrepreneurial endeavors for the same.

Career Options for M.Tech. Food Processing Technology

Students who enroll in the M.Tech. Food Processing Technology programme will acquire the relevant knowledge and expertise necessary to contribute to industry and research. Career options include:

  • Food Technologist
  • Nutritionist
  • Food Production Engineer
  • Quality Analyst
  • Biochemist
  • Food Inspector
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Beverage Technologist

Programme offered at

  • GITAM School of Technology, Visakhapatnam campus

Duration of the Programme

  • 2 Years

Check Eligibility

  • A minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination from a recognized University and score obtained in GAT (Engineering PG) 2023.
  • B.Tech. Bio-Technology/Food Technology/Chemical Engineering/B.Pharmacy and M.Sc. in Chemistry / Food Science with Proficiency in Basic Biology and Biotechnology or MSC in any area of Biological Science with Proficiency in Basic Mathematics.


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