MSc Food Technology

MSc Food Technology Research at Shoolini University is closely aligned with the research, academia and industry needs of the booming food industry. With inputs from the industry and alumni working in top positions globally, the curriculum is designed to meet the requirements for research and innovation in food processing and preservation industries.  

We encourage our students to perform research and experimentation in food processing, engineering, packaging, nutrition, preservation, and more. They become part of the industry-academia ecosystem for better research and development activities, thus meeting the demand for food scientists and technologists worldwide.  

They learn to look at critical aspects of quality assurance, standardisation of food formulation, additives, hazard analysis and food safety aspects in processed food industries.   

Shoolini University is UGC Approved and NAAC Accredited.  


Our highly experienced and research-oriented postdoc faculty from top national institutes and universities prepares students to become the leaders of tomorrow in a dynamic and competitive workplace.  

  • Infrastructure Grant from the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) Government of India 
  • International collaborations for student exchange programs 
  • Industry-oriented curriculum at par with global standards 
  • Placements with industry giants 
  • Specialisation available in Fruit and Vegetable Technology, Meat Process Technology, Cereal and Grain Technology, and more 

MSc Food Technology Career Opportunities

  • Food scientists  
  • Technologists 
  • Researchers   
  • Product Engineers
  • Quality Analysts  
  • Research Analysis 

1 Advances in Biomolecules and Human Health 4 Foundation 
2 Food and Industrial Microbiology 4 Foundation/ Skill
3 Novel Food Processing Technology 3 Core/ Employbility
4 Novel Food Packaging Techniques 4 Core/ Skill/ Employbility
Total 15  
Semester II 1 Advances in Dairy Technology 4 Core/ Skill/ Employbility
2 Techniques in Fruits and Vegetable Preservation 4 Core/ Skill/ Employbility
3 Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods 4 Core/ Skill/ Employbility
4 Elective I
a) Food Quality Standards and Risk Management
Food Quality Assurance
3 Dept. Elective
  Total 15  
Semester III 1 Advances in Cereals and Pulses Technology 4 Core/ Skill/ Employbility
2 Advances in Meat and Meat Products 4 Core/ Skill/ Employbility
3 Internship 6 Skill 
4 Elective II
a) Microbes in fermentation and Beverage Production
b) Advances in Bakery and Confectionary Technology
4 Dept. Elective
Total   18  
Semester IV 1 Research Thesis and Seminar 10 Skill
2 SPRINT 2 Skill
3 Elective III
a) Food Additives and Ingredients
b) Food Biotechnology
3 Dept. Elective 
Total 15  
Option 1 Industrial outlook and Internship 15 Skill/ Employbility
Total 15  
Total Credit 63  

Narendra Chirmule
Narendra ChirmuleDistinguished Faculty
Saurabh Kulshrestha
Saurabh KulshresthaProfessor
Anuradha Sourirajan
Anuradha SourirajanProfessor
Dinesh Kumar
Dinesh KumarProfessor
P K Chauhan
P K ChauhanAssociate Professor
Somesh Sharma
Somesh SharmaAssociate Professor
Azhar Khan
Azhar KhanProfessor
Rupak Nagraik
Rupak NagraikAssistant Professor
Nitika Thakur
Nitika ThakurAssistant Professor
Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep KumarAssistant Professor
Debajyoti Bose
Debajyoti BoseAssistant Professor
Jyoti Mehta
Jyoti MehtaAssistant Professor
Gaurav Saxena
Gaurav SaxenaAssistant Professor
Rohit Sharma
Rohit SharmaAssistant Professor
Lokender Kumar
Lokender KumarAssistant Professor
Kamal Dev
Kamal DevProfessor
Sadanand Pandey
Sadanand PandeyProfessor
Tarun Pal
Tarun PalAssistant Professor
Anuj Kumar Poonia
Anuj Kumar PooniaAssistant Professor
Richa Kaushal
Richa KaushalAssistant Professor
Asavari Kapoor, BTech (Food Tech​)

Asavari Kapoor, BTech (Food Tech​)

The well-designed curriculum, expert faculty, and cutting-edge facilities laid a solid groundwork for my Food Tech journey. Practical exposure, industry collaborations, and guidance from alumni proved invaluable, making it an enriching journey. The vibrant campus life adds to the overall experience. I wholeheartedly recommend this program to passionate individuals seeking a career in food technology. ​

Frequently Asked Questions

Candidates are selected on the basis of an entrance test followed by an interview conducted by the department for MSc Food Technology (Research).

What is the accreditation of MSc Food Technology (Research)?

Shoolini University is NAAC B+ accredited and has UGC certification.

International collaborations for student exchange program include Ankara University, Turkey and Çankırı karatekin University, Turkey.

Our illustrious faculty includes alumni of global universities like Oxford, NIH, NCI, John Hopkins Medical School, as well as top universities of India, like IISc, JNU, DU and ZSI. Faculty members regularly receive grants from national and international funding agencies. Students also get a chance to work closely on live research projects.

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Course Details

  • Eligibility: BSc/ B Tech with Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Life Sciences/ Food Tech or related subjects with minimum 60% marks

  • Admission Criteria: Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test (SU-SAT)

  • Duration: 2 years

  • Fee Structure

    Semester Fee : 74250