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B. Voc. Degree in Food Science and Technology

B. Voc. Degree in Food Science and Technology

B. Voc. Degree in Food Science and Technology is affiliated with Panjab University, Chandigarh.

The B. Voc. degree programme is a full time degree course.

Candidate will be eligible to receive Diploma after first 2 semesters and Advance Diploma after 4 semesters and for Degree after six semesters according to guidelines of UGC.

No candidate will be allowed to join any other course or service simultaneously.

There shall be an examination at the end of each semester.

General educational Credits for Diploma: 24 and Skill Component Credits: 36

General educational Credits for Advance Diploma: 48 and Skill Component Credits: 72

General educational Credits for Degree72: and Skill Component Credits: 108

The Skill component of the course are assessed and certified by the respective Sector Skill Councils.

Candidate to the admission of bachelor of vocational - Food Science and Technology (B. Voc. - FST) must have passed standard 10+2 or equivalent.

The duration of the course is of three full time academic years and is divided into six semesters.

Name of papers

1st Semester
  • Paper I - Introduction to Biology
  • Paper II - Foundations of Food and Nutrition
  • Paper III - Principles of Food Preparation
  • Paper IV - Introduction to Food Technology - I
2nd Semester
  • Paper VI - Dairy Technology
  • Paper VII - Introduction to Food Technology - II
  • Paper VIII - Principles of Food Science
One month intership/industrial training
3rd Semester
  • Paper IX - Computer Skill
  • Paper X - Food Science - I
  • Paper XI - Technology of Fruits, Vegetables and Plantation Crops
  • Paper XII - Food Processing & Preservation
4th Semester
  • Paper XIII - Food Science - II
  • Paper XIV - Technology of Cereals, Pulses and oilseeds
  • Paper XV - Biochemistry
One month intership/industrial training
5th Semester
  • Paper XVI - Food Microbiology
  • Paper XVII - Food Quality Testing and Evaluation
  • Paper XVIII - Technology of Meat, Poultry and ECG
  • Paper XIX - Technical Writing and Communication in English
6th Semester
  • Paper XX - Food Safety
  • Paper XXI - Food Quality Management
Three months intership/industrial training

Note - Syllabi may be revised from time to time as per qualification packs available to align the curriculum with NSDC (National Skill Development Council), Govt. of India.