MTech Food Technology

MTech Food Tech at Shoolini University is a postgraduate program that teaches students the relevance and depth of the subject. The university fosters student success through academic mentorship, hands-on learning, cutting-edge research, all within a beautiful natural environment.

Application and research on food science and food engineering are vital to industry needs today. This makes MTech Food Tech invaluable to industry processes as well as ongoing research. Students of MTech Food Tech at Shoolini University are encouraged to perform research and experimentation in food processing, engineering, packaging, nutrition, preservation, and more.

We have a distinguished faculty from top national institutes and universities of Food Technology. The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India, has sponsored the food technology infrastructure. Students are assigned individual mentors right from the first year for their minor and major projects during the program. The progress of the work is reviewed at regular intervals.

International collaboration for student exchange programmes with Ankara University, Turkey and Çankırı karatekin University, Turkey.

UGC, Infrastructure Grant from the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, New Delhi. 

Specialisation available in Fruit and Vegetable Technology, Meat Process Technology, Cereal and Grain Technology, Nutraceuticals and Fermentation Technology, Milk and Dairy Technology.

Research Opportunities

Food Processing and Preservation | Food Safety and Quality Control | Food Packaging and Shelf Life | Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods | Livestock Products | Beverage | Fermentation

Career Opportunities in MTech Food Technology

  • Agri-Food Processing Industries
  • Academics and Research
  • Food Regulatory & Auditing
  • State Food and Dairy Processing Cooperatives
  • Central and State Food Safety Departments
  • Export Import council

1 Novel Food Processing Technology 3 Core
2 Rheology and Texture analysis of food 4 Skill/ Employbility/ Core
3 Food and Industrial Microbiology 4 Skill/ Employbility/ Core
4 Elective I
a) Advances in Biomolecules and Human Health
b) Novel Food Packaging Techniques 
4 Dept. Elective
Total 15  
Semester II 1 Food Process Engineering 3 Core/ Employbiligy 
2 Advances in Dairy Technology 4 Skill/ Employbility/ Core
3 Techniques in Fruits and Vegetable Preservation 4 Skill/ Employbility/ Core
4 Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods 4 Skill/ Employbility/ Core
5 Elective II
a) Food Quality System and Management
b) Food Quality Assurance
3 Dept. Elective 
Total 18  
Semester III 1 Advances in  Cereals and Pulses Technology 4 Skill/ Employbility/ Core
2 Advances in Meat and Meat Products 4 Skill/ Employbility/ Core
3 Techniques in Food Analysis 3 Core/ Employbility 
4 Flavour Chemistry and Technology 3 Core
5 Biostatistics 2 Foundation 
6 Internship 6 Skill
7 Elective III
a) Microbes in fermentation and Beverage Production
b) Advances in Bakery and Confectionary Technology
4 Dept. Elective
Total 26  
Semester IV 1 Research Thesis and Seminar 16 Skill/ Employbility
2 SPRINT 2 Skill
3 Elective III
a) Technology of Food Additives and Preservatives
b) Advances in Food Biotechnology
3 Dept. Elective 
Total 21  
1 Industrial outlook and Internship 21 Skill/ Employbility
    Total Credit (15+18+26+21) 80  

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 KhanAssociate Professor
Rupak Nagraik
Rupak NagraikAssistant Professor
Chandresh Kumari
Chandresh KumariAssistant 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
Swarup Roy
Swarup RoyAssistant Professor
Deblina Biswas
Deblina BiswasAssistant Professor
Lokender Kumar
Lokender KumarAssistant Professor
Kamal Dev
Kamal DevProfessor
New Faculty
New FacultyProfessor
Anuj Kumar Poonia
Anuj Kumar PooniaAssistant Professor
Richa Kaushal
Richa KaushalAssistant Professor

Frequently Asked Questions

Candidates are selected on the basis of an interview conducted by the department.

What is the accreditation of MTech Food Technology?

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

International collaboration for student exchange programs with 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: B Tech/ MSc in related subjects with minimum 50%

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

  • Duration: 2 years

  • Semester Fee

    Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 82115
    Others : 87500

Admissions Open: 2023


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