Department of Food Science& Technology
The Department of Food Science and Technology was established in 2003 though the B.Sc. special degree in Food Science and Technology was offered under the Department of Natural Resources since the inception of the Faculty in 1996.
The range of the study areas include Food Science Technology core, General Sciences, Statistics, Computer Science & Technology, Marketing, Economics and courses in career development. The degree program is designed for the students who wish to pursue professional careers in the field of Food Science and Technology.
The degree program has been designed so that the graduates could cater to the growing demand for Food Scientists & Technologists both in government and private sector. The degree also paves an excellent path for postgraduate studies in related disciplines of Food Science and Technology.
At present the Department comprises of one professor, four senior lecturers, one lecturer, two probationary lecturers and two temporary lecturers. There are several eminent senior academics and industrialists who contribute as visiting Professionals by conducting lectures and practical in their specialized fields. The Department has four well equipped laboratories namely; Food Analysis Laboratory, Food Microbiology Laboratory, Food Processing Laboratory and Meat Processing Laboratory.