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Master of Technology (MTech Food Processing Technology)

Master of Technology (MTech Food Processing Technology)

Learning Mode:

Full Time

Course Level:

Masters Degree

Course Duration:

2 years


=> Candidate must have completed Bachelor of Science/ B.Tech in Food technology/ food science from recognized university. => A candidate for admission to the master's degree programme should possess a four years B.E./ B.Tech in Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Food Processing Technology/ Food Engineering/ Agricultural Engineering/ Chemical Engineering with minimum O. G. P. A. of not less than 6.00 (10.00 basis) or its equivalent in aggregate.

Course Details:

Food preservation - definition, advantages, mechanisms and techniques of food preservations. Blanching, pasteurization and sterilization - definition, types and equipment. Effect of blanching/pasteurization/sterilization on food quality. Aseptic processing - definition, procedure and equipment. Chilling - principle, systems, chill injury and chill storage conditions for various fruits and vegetables. Freezing - principles, quick and slow freezing, cryogenic freezing, thawing and application of freezing in food. Irradiation concept, mechanism, advantages, application, limitations and effect of ionizing radiation on food. Extrusion - definition, types, equipment, applications of extrusion and extruded products.


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