Department of Food Processing Technology
Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.) is an undergraduate course based on higher education leading to a Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.) degree, with multiple exits as certificate/ Diploma/ Advanced Diploma/ Degree under the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF). The higher education system incorporates the requirements of various industries in its curriculum, innovatively to produce holistic and well-groomed graduates and to ensure that the graduates have adequate knowledge and skills for employment and entrepreneurship.
The curriculum is assigned with NOS and Qualification packs given by respective Sector Skill Councils under NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation). NOS (National Occupational standards) refers to standards applied uniquely in the Indian context comprising of performance standards that individuals must achieve when carrying out functions in the workplace, together with specifications of underpinning knowledge and understanding. The qualification pack comprises the set of NOS, together with educational, training, and other criteria required to perform a job role.
Message from HOD
Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.) is an undergraduate course based on higher education leading to B.Voc. degree, with multiple entry and exits as certificate/ Diploma/ Advanced Diploma/ Degree under the National Skill Qualification framework (NSQF).The aim of this programme is to equip the young graduates with adequate knowledge and skills for employment and entrepreneurship in the food industry.
Food processing industry has very good job prospects in India and abroad. The curriculum of B.Voc assigned with NOS (National occupational Standards) and Qualification packs given by respective Sector Skill Councils under NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation). The curriculum covers skill components in different areas of food processing industry including baking industry, dairy industry, fruits and vegetables processing industry, meat, fish and poultry industry, alcoholic beverages and soft drink industry, spices and condiments industry, flavour industry, confectionery, quality control, Food packaging industry, food processing machinery designing and fabricating industry etc. and general component which include business management, marketing management, entrepreneurship development and project management.
The Department organizes industrial visits and internship programme in each semester. These industrial visits are related to the subjects of the curriculum which emphasize on the practical knowledge and skill development. Further, to enhance their vision industrial experts as well as academicians are invited for seminars and discussion on novel techniques used in food processing. Also experts from various backgrounds are invited to empower the students on topics such as food technology aspects and placements in industry.