B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology with Research

A Degree in B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology with Research offers numerous career options.

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Worldwide, the food sector has emerged as a high growth and huge profit sector due to its immense potential for value addition, particularly within the food processing industry. Food Technology deals with the methods and techniques involved in production, processing, preservation, packaging, labeling, quality management, and distribution of food products. The course offers the students an ideal platform to apply knowledge of all pure sciences, including microbiology, physics, biochemistry, sensory, packaging and engineering to enhance the quality, safety, functionality and nutrition of food.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology with Research is a 4-year program will specifically focus on importing research skills and industrial exposure to students. Industrial exposure through industrial training/visit will provide an exposure to students to have hands-on exposure to industrial practices and protocols followed. Along with technical skills required to pursue career in widespread industrial. Students with simultaneously acquire research skills through experimental learning via designing and executing protocols, data analysis and interpretation, data presentation and scientific writing.

The program includes detailed study of subjects such as Advance Food Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Technology of Cereals, Principles of Food quality, Bakery Technology, Technology of Fruits, Vegetables and Plantation Crop, Technology of Milk and Milk Products, Technology of Food Preservation, Food Microbiology and Engineering etc.

Courses on English communication, seminar presentation, reasoning skill, personality development targets an overall improvement in the aptitude of student along with enhancement of communication skills. Industrial visits, participation in seminar/conference, training programmes impart additional technical skills. Dissertation specifically inculcates research aptitude and scientific writing skills.

Every student opting for B.Sc. (Hons) Food Technology with research will be allotted a supervisor at the beginning of 4th year, according to the research interest of student and expertise of supervisor. Where ever in the curriculum electives have been offered a student can opt for any other elective offered in other programmes in the same semester as well. Courses offered by NPTEL / SWAYM can also be opted by a student pertaining to a specific course offered during a semester with prior information and subsequent approval.

Exit option as per NEP-2020 B.Sc. Food Technology with Research

As per New Education Policy, exit option is also available in B.Sc. Food Technology with Research-4-year program. Exit option should be intimidated to the University by the student during 5th semester of the Program, so that student can opt for exit pathway during 6th semester. Thus, if a student exits B.Sc. program with research after 3 years he/ she will be awarded B.Sc. Food Technology degree, whereas if a student continues with 4 yrs. degree program, he/she will be awarded B.Sc. Food Technology with Research degree.

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Career Prospects:

Students can also pursue jobs as Food Scientists, Researchers, Entrepreneurs, Quality assurance Officers in various govt. and private organizations. Students can also pursue M.Sc. degree in this field and can easily get a higher position in the public and private sectors. On completing graduation, the students will have developed professional skills and aptitude to plan, organize and manage their own food industry plants.

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Eligibility & Fee Details

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Merit Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Tuition Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Merit Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Tuition Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 77,028 (2nd Category) 84,132 (3rd Category) 91,236 (4th Category) 98,340

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 48,000 48,000 48,000 48,000
Students Diversity Scholarship 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Merit Scholarship 13,650 9,100 4,550 -
Net Tuition Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500>
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 48,000 48,000 48,000 48,000
Students Diversity Scholarship 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Merit Scholarship 13,650 9,100 4,550 -
Net Tuition Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500>
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 91,000 (2nd Category) 1,00,100 (3rd Category) 1,09,200 (4th Category) 1,18,300

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
4th Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,22,612 (2nd Category) 1,36,228 (3rd Category) 1,49,844 (4th Category) 1,63,460

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
4th Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,33,000 (2nd Category) 1,48,100 (3rd Category) 1,63,200 (4th Category) 1,78,300

One Time Payable Charges in 1st Semester (INR)

Admission Fee Enrolment Fee Caution Money
(Refundable after completion of programme)
6,000 2,000 2,000

Other Charges Per Semester (INR)

Examination Fee Library Fee Student Welfare Fee Online Student Information Fee Lab Charges Total
4,600 800 750 1,500 1,000 8,650

Optional Fee (INR)

Hostel & Mess Fee Single Bed Double Bed Triple Bed Four Bed
Rent and other Fee per Academic Year 75,000 55,000 47,000 42,000
Mess Fee per Academic Year 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500
Laundry Fee per Academic Year 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Hostel Security Fee (Refundable after completion of the session) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total Amount 1,20,000 1,00,000 92,000 87,000

Optional Fee (INR)

Transportation Fee for Doiwala Route per Academic Year 22,000
Transportation Fee for Other Routes per Academic Year 20,000

Eligibility

  • 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology.
  • Minimum 50% aggregate marks for general category and 45% aggregate marks in case of SC/ST category.

Note:

  • Only one choice of scholarship will be allowed to the candidate from the following:
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Girl Candidate for complete programme.
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to ward of Defence Personnel for complete programme.
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Alumni of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Sibling of Uttaranchal University(only in 1st year).
  • If any student deposits his/her complete yearly Fee, in that case additional scholarship of 5% on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship)will be provided for 1st year only.
  • The Net Tuition Fee for the programme will increase by 5% per annum from 2nd year onwards. It will be applicable to both All India and State Quota students.

Admission Procedure:

Programme Structure

Under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBFT/PBFT-101 Fundamentals of Food Technology 5
2 TBFT/PBFT-102 GE-1 5
3 TBFT/PBFT-103 Food packaging 5
4 TBFT-104 EVS 2
5 TBFT/PBFT-104 English communication 2
6 TBFT-105 *Remedial Mathematics/ *Remedial Biology 0
7 PBFT-107 Training 2
Total credit Sem. I 21

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBFT/PBFT-201 Principles of Food Sciences 5
2 TBFT/PBFT-202 Food and Nutrition 5
3 TBFT/PBFT-203 Food Microbiology 5
4 TBFT/PBFT-204 GE-1 5
5 TBFT/PBFT-205 Computational Skills 3
Total credit Sem. II 23

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBFT/PBFT-301 OE-1 5
2 TBFT/PBFT-302 Food Additives, Contaminants and Toxicology 5
3 TBFT/PBFT-303 Technology of Fruits, Vegetables and Plantation Crops 5
4 TBFT/PBFT-304 Food Fermentation Technology 5
5 PBFT-305 SEMINAR/PRESENTATION/MOOC/SWAYAM 1
6 TBFT-306 Reasoning skills and Analytical Skills 1
Total credit Sem. III 22

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBFT/PBFT-401 Bio-Analytical Techniques 5
2 TBFT/PBFT-402 Technology of cereals, pulses & oil seeds 5
3 TBFT/PBFT-403 Technology of milk and milk products 5
4 TBFT/PBFT-404 GE-2 5
5 PBFT-405 Workshop/ Seminar 2
6 Tbft-406 Personality development Program 1
Total credit Sem. IV 23

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBFT/PBFT-501 Food Engineering 5
2 TBFT-502 Food Plant Sanitation 5
3 TBFT/PBFT-503 Baking Technology 5
4 TBFT-504 OE-2 4
5 TBFT-505 Ethics and Human Values 4
6 PBFT-506 Presentation on Industrial training/ visit 3
Total credit Sem. V 26

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBFT/PBFT-601 GE-3 5
2 TBFT/PBFT-602 Nutraceutical and functional foods 5
3 TBFT/PBFT-603 Industry by Products and Waste Utilization 4
4 TBFT-604 Technology of Meat Poultry & Eggs 5
5 PBFT-605 Dissertation (Minor) and Presentation 6
Total credit Sem. VI 25

1 TBFT-102 Food Processing Technology GE-1
2 TBFT-204 Fundamental & Computer Programming
3 TBFT-404 (I) Artificial Intelligence GE-2
4 TBFT-404 (II) Technology of Food Preservation
5 TBFT-601 (I) Sensory evaluation of Food GE-3
6 TBFT-601 (II) Industry by Products and Waste Utilization
1 TBBFTT-105 Remedial Biology
2 TBMFT-105 Remedial Mathematics
3 PBFT-405 Workshop/ Seminar
4 PBFT-506 Presentation on Industrial Training or Visit

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4-year UG Degree (Honours)

S. No.

Broad Category of Course

Minimum Credit  Requirement

 

 

3-year UG

4-Year UG

1

Major (Core)

60

80

2

Minor Stream

24

32

3

Multidisciplinary

09

09

4

Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)

08

08

5

Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC)

09

09

6

Value Added Courses common for all UG

06-08

06–08

7

Summer Internship

02-04

02–04

8

Research Project / Dissertation

-

12

 

Total

120

160

Note:* Honours students not undertaking research will do 3 courses for 12 credits in lieu of a research project / Dissertation.

4-year UG Degree (Honours with Research): Students who secure 75% marks and above in the first six semesters and wish to undertake research at the undergraduate level can choose a research stream in the fourth year. They should do a research project or dissertation under the guidance of a faculty member of the University/College. The research project/dissertation will be in the major discipline. The students who secure 160 credits, including 12 credits from a research project/dissertation, are awarded UG Degree (Honours with Research).

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