[B.Tech ] food technology Course details , Duration,Fees,Job,Scope ,Top colleges

4 year
Average Fees
INR 35,000 to INR 2,00,000

About B.tech Food technology :

 Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology is a 4 year undergraduate degree programme that focuses on the technicality  of food processing and preservation. Students will get a broad understanding of food science and technology, food safety, and quality control. Students learn about food processing and preservation, packaging, and distribution procedures. Aspirants who have keen interest in food industry can choose B.tech food technology as degree which opens the doors to pursue career.

The average course fees for [B.Tech ] food technology Courses range between INR INR 35,000 to INR 2,00,000.

[B.Tech ] food technology Quick facts

Highlights for [B.Tech ] food technology program are provided in the table given below:

Course Level Bachelors
Full form [B.Tech ] food technology
Duration 4 year
Examination type Semester
Eligibility 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board along with 50% Marks
Age Limit No age limit
Course fee INR 35,000 to INR 2,00,000
Average Salary INR 3-8 LPA (may vary based on industry and job role)
Job Positions Food technologist, Quality assurance manager, Food safety auditor etc
[B.Tech ] food technology Eligibility & Entrance exam

Eligibility for B.tech Food technology :

To get admission in Food technology branch the candidate must have 10+2 education in Physics , chemistry , Maths/Biology from a recognized board along with 50% marks or candidate have diploma in food technology along with 45% marks from a recognized university are  eligible for admission. There are no age limit criteria to get admission in course.

Entrance for B.tech Food technology :

Reputed universities and colleges conduct entrance exams for the selection of candidates for B.tech in food technology branch. Here is the list of some entrance exams are :

Entrance Exam Name

Conducting Body

Mode of Exam


JEE Main

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Computer-based Test (CBT)

Rs 650 to Rs 1,300 (depending on category and gender)

JEE Advanced

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur

Computer-based Test (CBT)

Rs 1,400 to Rs 2,800 (depending on category and gender)


Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani

Computer-based Test (CBT)

Rs 3,300 (for male candidates) and Rs 2,900 (for female candidates)


SRM Institute of Science and Technology

Computer-based Test (CBT)

Rs 1,100


Vellore Institute of Technology

Computer-based Test (CBT)

Rs 1,150

The application fee for above exams mat vary please visit to official website for exact information.

[B.Tech ] food technology Duration & Fees

B.tech Food Technology Duration :

The Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology is a four-year undergraduate programme which is divided into the eight semesters which includes the study of food technology.

FEES B.tech Food Technology:

Fees is a factor which is depends on the institution to institution in government colleges the fees is low in comparison to private colleges. The average fees ranges between INR 35,000 to INR 2, 00,000

The fees are charged per semester and also the fees is depended on the facilities provided by the college.

[B.Tech ] food technology Jobs,Scope,Salary after course

Scope of B.tech Food Technology :

The food based industries  are  one of the world's largest and fastest-growing, with a high demand for qualified food engineers. B.tech Food Technology graduates can work in a variety of industries, including food manufacturing and processing, food packaging, food safety and quality assurance, research and development, and marketing and sales. Here is the list of some top job roles available in food industry after B.Tech in Food technology are :

Job Role

Job Description

Average Salary (per annum)

Food Technologist

Develop and improve food products, ensure food safety and quality, conduct research on food and its nutritional value

Rs 4,50,000 to Rs 5,50,000

Quality Control Manager

Ensure that food products meet quality standards and regulatory requirements, conduct inspections and tests, implement quality control procedures

Rs 6,00,000 to Rs 8,00,000

Food Safety Auditor

Audit food production processes, inspect food products for safety and quality, develop and implement food safety programs

Rs 7,50,000 to Rs 10,00,000

Research and Development Manager

Plan and conduct research on new food products and processes, analyze data, develop prototypes, manage a team of scientists and researchers

Rs 8,00,000 to Rs 12,00,000

Packaging Technologist

Develop and improve food packaging materials and designs, ensure product safety and quality, conduct tests and evaluations

Rs 3,50,000 to Rs 5,00,000

Production Manager

Oversee food production processes, manage production teams, ensure quality and efficiency, troubleshoot issues

Rs 7,00,000 to Rs 10,00,000

Sales and Marketing Manager

Develop marketing strategies for food products, manage sales teams, build relationships with clients and customers, analyse market trends

Rs 8,00,000 to Rs 12,00,000

Above given salary may vary , it depends on company to company and related to the experience of candidate.

[B.Tech ] food technology Top colleges offering course

Top colleges offering B.Tech in Food Technology :

In India there are number of private and government colleges which are offering B.tech in Food technology. Here is the list of some colleges offering course are:

College Name


Average Fees

Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

INR 2  lakhs per annum

National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM)

Sonepat, Haryana

INR 1.9 lakhs per annum

Amity University

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

INR 2.4 lakhs per annum

SRM Institute of Science and Technology

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

INR 2.50 lakhs per annum

Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU)

Rohtak, Haryana

INR 1 lakhs per annum

The list given above is the list of top colleges ranked for B.tech food technology. Fees depend on their faculty, infrastructure, ranking, placements etc. The average fees is also vary for exact fees please visit to the official website of the college.