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Department of Food Technology


Since its establishment in 2014, our Department of Food Technology has been at the forefront of academic, research, and extension activities in the field of food processing. Our dedicated faculty members provide valuable insights and mentorship to help you excel in this dynamic industry.


Ensure Quality and Safety at Every Step

From food preservation technology to food packaging operations, we equip you with the knowledge and skills to ensure the highest standards of quality and safety. Our curriculum covers topics such as food safety & quality assurance, food plant sanitation, and food business management.


A Pathway to a Rewarding Career

By studying food technology at AKS University, you'll gain a competitive edge in the job market. Our program prepares you for diverse roles in food processing companies, research organizations, government agencies, and entrepreneurial ventures.



The Department is dedicated to performing in a unique manner to achieve academic excellence in a creative way by using innovative ideas to produce perfect human resources for the food processing industry and promoting research and extension activities that will support and acknowledge the food industry and farming communities of the entire globe



To be a Global Centre of Learning to promote Professional Excellence and Innovation in the stream of the Food Processing Sector.


Course Offered

The following courses are offered by the Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Agricultural Science and Technology.

Courses offered



B Tech (Food Technology)

4 Years

Passed 10+2 with PCM/PCB/ PCBM/PCMB or equivalent examination with Minimum 50% (45% for Reserved categories)

B Tech (Food Technology)-Lateral Entry

3 Year

Diploma (Food Technology) with Minimum 50% (45% for Reserved categories)

Diploma (Food Technology)

3 Years

Passed 10th or equivalent examination by the central or state board of education with a minimum of 50% (45% for Reserved categories)

Course Curriculum

Upcoming Certificate Courses

  1. FSMS Lead Auditor
  2. HACCP Auditor
  3. ISO 22000 Auditor


Career Prospects

Endless possibilities in the world of food

With the rapid advancements in technology and the increasing demand for safe and nutritious food, the field of Food Technology is brimming with exciting opportunities. From research and development to quality control, production management to food safety, the possibilities are limitless.

International Organizations

  • Expert in Post Harvest Management Projects and Food Nutrition and Safety Projects
  • Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNO)
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • World Bank (UNO)
  • World Trade Organisation(UNO)
  • International Organization for Standardization (UNO)


Central and State Government Departments

  • FSSAI-Food Safety and Standard Authority of India
  • APEDA-Agriculture and Processed Food Export Development Authority (Govt. of India)
  • FCI-Food Corporation of India (Govt. of India)
  • Central Warehousing Corporation (Govt. of India)
  • Basmati Rice Export Promotion Council (Govt.of India)
  • State Warehousing Corporation,
  • Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry
  • Confederation of Indian Industry
  • National and International Bank (Agricultural and Food Processing Industry Finance),
  • National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development
  • State Department of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer protection (Food Safety Officer)
  • Ministry of Food Processing Industry (Govt. of India)
  • State Government Milk Federation
  • Spice Board of India (Govt of India)
  • Coffee Board of India (Govt of India)
  • Export Inspection Council of India
  • Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Govt of India)
  • Bureau of Indian Standards (Govt of India)
  • Cashewnut Promotion Council of India

Scientific and Academic Institutions

  • Central Food Technological Research Institute (Govt. of India)
  • Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology (Govt. of India)
  • National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal (Govt. of India)
  • Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering
  • Defense Food Research Laboratory (Govt. of India)

Private/ Corporate Sector Opportunities:

  • Food Manufacturing Companies (National and MNCs),
  • Food Export and Import Companies (including cold chain supply and logistic companies).
  • NGO working for food security and eradication of malnutrition,
  • Food Inspection and R& D Laboratories.



Our Food Technology program is designed to meet the evolving needs of the industry. You will gain hands-on experience through practical training in our state-of-the-art laboratories and have access to modern equipment used in food processing. Our industry collaborations ensure that you receive real-world exposure during your studies.

Hi-Tech Laboratories

  • Food Process Technology-Lab
  • Food Process Engineering-Lab
  • Food Safety & Quality Assurance-Lab
  • Food Plant Operations-Lab
  • Incubation Centre (Bakery Unit)

ICT Enabled classrooms

There are 7 Classrooms with 1 classroom that is ICT Enabled facilities

MoU / Academic Collaboration

  1. Excellent Bioresearch Solution Pvt. Ltd, Jabalpur.- 2019
  2. Simplex Agro Pvt. Ltd., Jabalpur:m 2019
  3. Food Safety And Quality Solutions, Pune: 2020
  4. FICSI- 2023

Recent Events and Achievements

  • World Food Day celebration and Food Fest 16/10/2018   
  • World Food Day celebration and Food Fest 16/10/2019   
  • Food Safety Quiz 07/06/2020   
  • World Food Day Celebration and Food Quiz 16/10/2020   
  • National Webinar on Food Law and the Requirements of Food Testing in India.07/07/2020
  • World Food day celebration and Food Fest 16/10/2021   
  • World Food Day celebration and Food Fest 16/10/2022   


  • Successfully organized a Quiz competition on World Food Day with 15000 Participants (more than 25 countries)
  • Conducted Webinar on Food Law and Regulation
  • Conducted Lecture series on Codex
  • Students got selected for CII Fellowship
  • Industrial Training of B Tech (Food Technology) and Diploma (Food Technology) students in the Food Processing Industry


Research and Development

Total no. Publication Count: 25

Total no. Book Chapter Published:  07

Book Published: 01 (Textbook of Food Microbiology by Virendra Kumar Pandey)


Awards and Recognitions
  • Mr Virendra Pandey

    • Young Biotechnologist Award, International Conference, GAFEF, Pokhara, Nepal(2022)
    • MP Young Scientist, MPCST Bhopal (2020)
    • Young Researcher Award, National Conference (2020)
    • Research Excellence Award, INSC (2019)
Placement Assistance

We understand that choosing a career path can be daunting. That's why our dedicated career guidance team is here to support you every step of the way. From internships and placements to networking opportunities, we help you build valuable connections within the industry.

  • Highest package: 13.2 LPA
  • Average Package : 3-4 LPA


Leading Recruiters