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Best Food Technology Engineering College in Punjab, India

Food Technology is a science which deals with the techniques and principles involved in processing and preserving the food substances. The study of food technology is to develop new methods and systems for keeping food products safe and resistant from natural harms such as bacteria and other micro-organisms. Food Technology involves a blend of physical, chemical or microbiological processes and techniques for transforming raw ingredients into food and also other forms in food processing industry. Food processing refers to converting the raw ingredients into edible components or transforming food into other edible forms.

About B.E. Food Technology

The four year Under-Graduate program B.E. in Food Technology program, Best Food Technology engineering program in punjab, is a comprehensive program with an objective to offer in-depth study of various areas related to Food Science and Technology so as to enable the students to understand food composition its nutritional, microbiological and sensory aspects. This program also trains the students in the processing and preservation techniques of food items. They are also taught about the importance of safety, quality, plant sanitation of food, food laws and regulations, and packaging in food industry. The program enables the students to undergo and possess entrepreneurial and industry knowledge which includes latest technology used in the food processing industry.

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Message from HOD (Food Technology Engineering)

HOD Chandigarh University
Dr. Vinay Diwedi

HOD, Food Technology Engineering

Chandigarh University is one of the most prominent institutes to pursue Food Technology Engineering. Our top-grade teaching faculty offers an in-depth analysis of countless areas of Food Science and Technology to make the students understand nutritional, microbiological, and sensual aspects of food composition.

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Department at
a Glance

  • Flexible Choice Based Credit System
  • Industry Visits to Hydel & Thermal Power Plants
  • Unprecedented Industry Patronage
  • Outstanding Placements
  • Project based & Experiential Learning
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  • Food Technology Laboratory
  • Food Science and Technology Lab
  • Food Science Labs
  • Food Testing Labs
  • Food Tech Training Laboratories
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Patents since inception have been filed by Chandigarh University

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Open Electives are offered by Chandigarh University

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5 Cr.

have been kept as a reserve by Chandigarh University for Research & Innovation Projects

Chandigarh University B.E. Food Technology
Eligibility & Fee Details

B.E. Food Technology

Pathway After
Food Technology Engineering


Being an agriculture based economy, the food production and processing sector has always been important in India. With the blend of new technology, international food chains & food production coming to Indian market, the demand for quality food products in India has grown manifolds opening new career avenues for the professionals in the field. With Government planning to set-up 42 mega food parks all over the country, top notch global food processing brands are coming to India to set-up their production and processing units offering about 1.2 million jobs over the next five years. It is estimated that about 5 million new jobs would be generated in Food Processing Industry all over the world offering plethora of opportunities of the fresh talent.

Industry Collaborations and International Tie Ups

Currently we are in constant touch with the top recruiting companies of food technology like Amul, TOP’S, Nestle, Parle, PepsiCo.

  • RobotFood Manufacturing & Processing (Grains, fruits, vegetables, fish, meat etc.)ics
  • FMCG
  • Pharma-Biotech
  • Agro-Biotech
  • Dairy Firms
  • Poultry Firms
  • Bakeries & Confectionaries
  • Breweries
  • Retailers
  • Healthcare
  • Academia & Research Institutes
  • Food Packaging

Record Breaking Placement Numbers

54.75 LPA 54.75 LPA
52.11 LPA 52.11 LPA
36 LPA 36 LPA
30.25 LPA 30.25 LPA
29.16 LPA 29.16 LPA
25.33 LPA 25.33 LPA

Why Join Food Technology Engineering?

  • Flexible Choice Based Academic Model with wide choice of Elective subjects to choose from that can be tailored to the specific interests and needs of the student.
  • Emphasis on Hands-on Practical Training
  • State-of-Art Infrastructure based on the pattern of premier institutes such as IIFPT, IIFST, IFST, CSIR
  • Regular Visits to Food Production and Food Processing Units to enhance Experiential Learning
  • Academic Training and Learning under renowned scientist and academicians from Industry and Research Institutes.
  • Industry tie-ups and certifications from leading Food Processing and Production Companies
  • Learn from renowned and Celebrity Chefs of India and Foreign Countries
  • Choice to Study Abroad under Semester Aboard in 486 top-notch International Universities of USA, Canada, Australia, UK & many other countries.
  • Entrepreneurship training module as an integral part of the academic set-up

What makes Department
of Food Technology Engineering unique?

Food Technology is an undergraduate degree programme in applied sciences that amalgamates the facts from both basic sciences and technology. The program balances theoretical understanding with experiential practices in specific laboratory skills needed by employers. These practical components are the focus of the program and are developed and reinforced through an integration of practical laboratory experiences. The curriculum of course is designed in such a way to impart engineering skills and practical knowledge to students through courses on Basics of Food Engineering, Thermodynamics, Mechanical Operation, Fluid Mechanics, Food Engineering, Numerical Methods in Engineering, Process modeling and Simulation and Process Plant Design. The exposure to five research projects and Industrial Training during eight semester make the student competent to explore in Food Processing Industry. The Department of Food Technology is well equipped with sophisticated instruments to carry out advance research in Food Science. USPs of food Technology engineering is:

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Specialization aligned to Industry requirements, better employability, Research and Development
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Industry sessions and workshops, mentoring and career guidance sessions, Industrial visits and industry projects
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Options for International Semester exchange, semester abroad and frequent interactions with international experts
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Highest number of Placement opportunities for Food Technology students at decent packages up to 6-24 LPA


To be “Innovation Frontier” in the field of Food Technology & Engineering.


The Mission of the Department of Food Technology Engineering, Chandigarh University is to:

  • M1: Food Technology Programme is designed to provide a practical and theoretical training on the conversion of raw agricultural produce into processed, packaged, shelf-stable food products and intermediate raw materials, different aspects of food preservation, establishment, maintenance, food quality assurance, equipment design and specifications.
  • M2: The programme is designed to train the students to cater the need of food industry sector. The students trained under this programme will be competent to manage effectively and efficiently any challenge linked to design, development and manufacturing of processes and equipment related to production of safe, delicious & nutritious foods.
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