About M.Sc. Food Technology

The Faculty of Applied Sciences offers a two year postgraduate in food technology which focuses on providing specialised training and extensive research investigations in this field. The program provides students with a comprehensive exposure to the global and contemporary trends designed to develop within them unique expertise within the field. The growth of the food industry and the creation of various avenues of research in genetically modified foods, and advanced research, the food technology imparts within the students, the ability to navigate the various dimensions of these fields. The department is equipped with state of the art technologies which serve the purpose of shaping and developing the practical skills of the students and also broaden the scope of their academics through new forms of technological innovations. The Faculty is equipped with an elite league of faculties and resource persons who effectively work towards shaping and nurturing the students in line. The University’s strong industrial network has made it possible for students to receive placements under various reputed companies and organisations in this particular industry. The program focuses on developing expert skillsets and competencies in the various areas of food inspection, quality assurance, product development, food regulation amongst others.


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M.Sc. Food TechnologyProgram Outcomes

Why Study M.Sc. Food Technology

Masters in Food Technology provides specialised and research-based training in the field of food technology. The students who pursue this program get to grow as specialists who help in giving expert insights to the government assisting in the policymaking and implementation of national welfare initiatives. The new advances in the food industry have provided food technology graduates with a pool of career opportunities to explore. Upon the completion of the program, students can graduate in various field such as:


An ability to develop an understanding of the modern trends within the food industry and the various ways and methods used to develop healthcare and promote the quality of life.


An ability to navigate the various aspects of technology, and effectively understand them and relate them in relation to food technology.



An ability to apply the fundamentals of food technology to innovate novel cutting edge developments through the use of experimentations.


An ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills and professional competences in the various aspects of skill-based communication.



An ability to contribute to the scope of nutrition and wellness within the society and enhance the scope of food security.

Duration: 2 years (Semester System).



Constituent College of Parul University


Eligibility Criteria

For admission to M.Sc. Food Technology, the candidate shall have passed their undergraduate studies in any B.Sc. Food Science or any relevant branches.


Mode of Admission

For Admission to this program, please follow our online admission procedure, Apply Now.

M.Sc. Food Technology feesFees


M.Sc. Food Technology

30,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

M.Sc. Food Technology CurriculumCurriculum

Principle of Food processing and preservation

Principles of Food Engineering

Biochemistry and Nutrition

Cereal and Legume Technology

Food Microbiology

Lab- I Cereal and Legume Technology

Food Microbiology Laboratory

Fruit and Vegetable Technology

Food Chemistry

Lab-II Fruit and Vegetable Technology

Food Chemistry Laboratory

Fermentation Technology


Technology of Meat, Fish and Poultry Products.


Lab-I Technology of Meat, Fish and Poultry Products


Technology of Milk and Milk Products


Lab-II Technology of Milk and Milk Products


Food Quality and Safety Management


Food Additives and Contaminants




M.Sc. Food Technology Curriculum Laboratories


Research and Development Lab.

As a way of promoting research in robotics and automation, a specific laboratory has been reserved for research and development where students can constantly engage in practical research activities for social and industrial significance.


Computer Labs

Equipped with a total of 15 computer laboratories which are strategically designed to provide students with the most vital practical training exposure. Each lab allows students to develop and shape their understanding in the various areas of MySQL, SQL Server, TurboC, VisualStudio, MATLAB, NetBeans, Linux, Windows OS, and Macromedia Dreamweaver.

https://www.paruluniversity.ac.in/Animal House

Animal House

https://www.paruluniversity.ac.in/Animal tissue culture and plant tissue culture labs for high-end research

Animal tissue culture and plant tissue culture labs for high-end research

https://www.paruluniversity.ac.in/Central instrumentation lab for use of sophisticated equipment

Central instrumentation lab for use of sophisticated equipment

https://www.paruluniversity.ac.in/Analysis lab for analysis of biomolecules

Analysis lab for analysis of biomolecules

https://www.paruluniversity.ac.in/Biochemistry lab for biochemical estimations

Biochemistry lab for biochemical estimations

M.Sc. Food Technology CurriculumActivities


We believe that stepping foot beyond the regular horizons of learning is always a nice option because one stays updated with fresh advances in their respective fields. Harnessing students to workshops and visits enhances their skills and experiences and paves a way towards development of new ideas. · Visit to food industry · Orientation on Milk and Milk Products · Seminar on Food Fortification by Dr. Sirimavo Nair

Celebration of 'World Food Day'

World Food Day is celebrated annually on 16 October across the globe to honor the establishment of the Food and Agriculture Organization. The theme of World Food Day 2019 was 'Our Actions Are Our Future. Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger World'. This focused on handling the global hunger.

Dhoom 2020

Parul University's annual festival is a celebration of cultural diversity and features a platform for students' creative expression. For Applied Science students the platform developed and shaped their interpersonal skills and personal confidence to match the needs of the industry and enhance their employability.

Science Vibe – 2019

The faculty of Applied Science celebrated National Science Day on 15th March, 2019 by organizing Science Vibe event. The event covered various competitions like Working Model Presentation, Poster Presentation, Scientific spot photography, Quiz, Science Game, etc. There were 468 participants from various branches of Parul University.