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B.Sc. Food Science & Technology – 3 years/ B.Sc. Food Science & Technology (Honours) – 4 years/ B.Sc. Food Science & Technology (Honours with Research) – 4 years
Key Facts & Figures
Type
Bachelor
Degree
B.Sc. Food Science & Technology / B.Sc. Food Science & Technology (Hons./Hons. with Research)
Eligibility
Semester Fee
28,000 INR
Mode of study
Full-time
Medium of Instruction
English
Credit Points
120/160
Location
DAV University Campus
Start date
July-August

Explore how our hands-on curriculum and state-of-the-art facilities prepare graduates for successful careers in the dynamic food industry.

B.Sc. Food Science & Technology Programme:

Welcome to our B.Sc. Food Science & Technology programme, where we offer an exciting journey into the world of food science and technology. This programme is meticulously designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the science behind food production, processing, safety, and innovation. The programme designed to equip students with essential skills for food analysis, technology development, and research. Discover how our curriculum emphasizes innovation, sustainability, and professionalism to meet the demands of the dynamic food industry.

Eligibility

Passed with 50% aggregate marks (45% marks in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST) in 10+2 examination or equivalent with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics.

Flexible Pathways

At DAV University, we offer flexible pathways for students to tailor their educational journey according to their aspirations and commitments.

Those who complete the entire three-year undergraduate programme, accumulating 120 credits, are granted a coveted bachelor's Degree in B.Sc. Food Science & Technology.

Alternatively, students have the option to exit the programme at various stages, each milestone marked by academic recognition.

Certificate

Students opting to exit the programme after earning a minimum of 40 credits get an undergraduate certificate in the relevant discipline/subject. This certification acknowledges their foundational knowledge and skills acquired during their academic pursuit. To ensure practical applicability, students must also accrue at least 4 credits in work-based vocational courses, providing hands-on experience through internships or apprenticeships.

Diploma

Similarly, students who attain a minimum of 80 credits can opt to exit the programme with an undergraduate Diploma in the relevant disciplines/subject. Alongside academic excellence, students are required to earn an additional 4 credits in skill-based vocational courses, enhancing their proficiency in specialized areas and augmenting their employability.

B.Sc. Food Science & Technology (Honours / Honours with Research)

Candidates maintaining a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 7.5 (75%) throughout the first three years are eligible to opt for Bachelor's Degree (Honours) with Research, a testament to their academic prowess and commitment to scholarly inquiry. This pathway opens doors to advanced research opportunities, allowing students to delve deeper into their areas of interest and contribute meaningfully to the academic community.

The programme offers an esteemed pathway for motivated students to pursue Bachelor's Degree (Honours) in their fourth year.

Why this programme?
  • Global Demand: The food industry is one of the largest and most dynamic sectors globally, offering abundant opportunities for skilled professionals.
  • Understanding of Food Systems: Our programme equips students with in-depth knowledge of food processing, safety, quality control, and regulatory compliance, essential for success in the food industry.
  • Analytical Skills: Students develop strong analytical and problem-solving skills tailored to the specific challenges of the food industry.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Effective communication and teamwork skills are emphasized throughout the programme, preparing students for collaborative work environments.
  • Practical Experience: With hands-on laboratory sessions, industrial visits, and practical demonstrations, students gain valuable real-world experience in food science and technology.
  • Innovation and Creativity: Our curriculum fosters innovation and creativity in food product development, empowering students to create novel and sustainable food solutions.
Career Opportunities:

B.Sc. Economics graduates can pursue rewarding careers as:

  • Food Technologist
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Food Safety Inspector
  • Product Development Scientist
  • Food Production Manager
  • Research Scientist
  • Food Industry Consultant
The Programme Outline:

The curriculum is designed to cater to the evolving needs of the food industry. Various laboratory sessions and industrial visits are organized to provide students with hands-on experience, allowing them to apply food science theories in practical contexts. Additionally, a variety of co-curricular and extracurricular activities are integrated to achieve Outcome-Based Education, a student-centered approach that demonstrates the attainment of defined educational goals. OBE is implemented to develop knowledge, design learning tasks, and assess graduates' achievements effectively. The modern case-based approach is employed to simulate real food industry scenarios within the classroom, enabling students to absorb food science principles and theories while applying analytical and leadership skills in authentic contexts.

Courses
Semester I
Semester II
Semester-III
Semester-IV
Semester-V
Semester-VI
B.Sc. Honours / Honours with Research
Semester-VII
Semester-VIII

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