Food Processing - Career Queries

The Food Processing Industry is expected to grow from Rs. 4,200 billion today to over Rs. 15,600 billion by 2022, a CAGR of about 11%. For the projected growth, it is expected that human resource requirement would increase from about 8.5 million today to about 17.8 million in 2022, an incremental human resource requirement of about 9.3 million persons till 2022.

My dear Student, It is a fact that no study goes waste.Education has no limit and no age bar.You should not go against your interest.You should take Science subjects.I happy to note that you have a goal to fulfill your interest.After completion of  graduation in any stream you should appear for competitive exam and take admission in Law College in Pvt.or in Govt.College under University.You will be on track and do well with all sincerity.Also interact with students,faculty of Law College,advocates to get best of guidance and advice. Best wishes. 

6 answers T K Home in Food Processing category

Hello, thanks for writing to us counsellors. Having interest in Biology alone will not help you [to lead a career in science stream][1]. Biology too includes Chemistry and you will realise this later when you go into degree level. For example, when you study body reactions, you will have to study more on chemistry, bio chemistry and bio-organic chemistry. So discarding chemistry will not help you to get into a Science career in future. Even for Biology sake, if you choose to study Nutrition and Dietics course at BA/ BSc level, it does bring in some amount of chemistry into this degree. So I wo

4 answers Renu in Food Processing category

Dear Mohit, Thanks for writing to careerguide.com! I am sure that responses from other career experts have been helpful to you. I am sharing my perspective on your query that may be helpful for taking informed decision. To be straight  forward, I am providing you the immediate career path and key information about marine biology. 1. Career Path Eligibility to become a Marine Biologist is Bachelor of Science. However, most preferred is a Masters degree in Marine biology. For research and university teaching positions, PhD in Marine biology is required. After 10, you need to take PCB or P

3 answers Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD in Food Processing category

hello After 10th the courses available in any stream are not so good.If you complete 12th and then look for courses is a good idea. Click here --> Take Stream Suggestor to Know Right Streams But you can go for various olympiads and scholarship exams that will help you in your further education. For example if you are a single girl child then you can go for UDAAN Scholarship that is conducted by CBSE which helps girl students with there Engineering education. If you want to move outside India for education you can go and prepare for Scholastic Aptitude Test, IELTS and TOEFL.You can also give

3 answers Dr. Manasvee Dubey in Food Processing category

Dear Aspirant, Choosing a subject should always depend on your capability, skills acquired and acumen. If one chooses on the basis of these aspects, then I am sure that you can be successful. 10th standard level is an important level and [choosing the right stream is important][1] and critical. Choosing a stream should primarily be dependent on the subjects you like the most in your 10th std. To be best sure of what suits you for your career, I would suggest you to undergo a [Psychometric Career Assessment][2] test from CareerGuide which will help you understand yourself in respect of your

3 answers Renu in Food Processing category

Dear Student, your confusion is quite genuine because at this point of time it seems as if one is standing at a cross road and unable to make out which way to go, so, let me tell you that it is a matter of your own choice and your area of interest. Just peep into your inner-self and try to make out what interests you the most and accordingly choose a stream, like you may go for BCA/B.Sc.IT/B.Sc. CS if you are quite good at as well as quite interested in computer related activities , on the other hand if you are fond of smart work, beaming with innovative ideas and creativity then go for choosi

2 answers Dr. Ashwani Rana in Food Processing category

Food processing is the study of processing the raw ingredients to make it as the instant making packed food with some food preservatives. scope: Right now the industry is booming up as around 60% of middle-class people consume packed food as a daily routine, need of food processing technology is vast in demand. Career options: Biochemists Engineers  Research Scientists Senior Food Technologist or Head Engineer in Food Processing Plant Production Manager – Confectionery Assistant General Manager / Senior Manager Food Processing College offer this courses: (south India) Karunya U

3 answers Obuli Sivananthan in Food Processing category

Dear Aspirant, You can pursue food processing course at under graduate level through BSc Food Processing. You can also later do MSc Food Processing.  BSc Food Technology / MSc Food Technology is also a good alternative option. Best wishes

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Food Processing category

Dear Urvija, The Ministry of Food Processing Industries is a service of the Government of India in charge of plan and organization of the guidelines and directions and laws identifying with nourishment preparing in India. The service was set up in the year 1988, with a perspective to build up a solid and energetic nourishment handling industry, to make expanded occupation in country area and empower agriculturists to profit from cutting edge innovation and to make a surplus for fares and animating interest for prepared sustenance. The service is presently headed by Harsimrat Kaur Badal, a Cabi

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Hello Karthik, There are lots of job opportunities available in the country for food technologists. The high demand in these sectors are in:-Hotels Rice MillsSoft Drink factoriesHospitalsFood IndustriesFood processing Companies are :- Britannia Industries Cadbury India LtdAmul Parle Products Pvt. LtdAgro Tech Foods Godrej Industries LtdITC LtdPepsico India HoldingNestle India Pvt. Ltd Agro Tech FoodsDabur India Ltd

1 answer Yesha Doshi in Food Processing category

Hi Rakhi, There are very few colleges in India offering Wine Technology and Fruit Processing course they are:Gargi College (University of Pune and MSBTE),Nashik, Trimurti Chowk, Bal Vidya Mandir Lane, CIDCO, e.t.c You need to have pass certificate in higher secondary from a recognized board by government.Selection: Admission to the course will be based on aggregate 12th STD marks (50% weightage) and personal interview (50% weightage). Best wishes!

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Dear Aspirant, Let me add more to gain clarity. Dieticians and Nutritionists are not same. Though the degree remain the same the profession and the role of dieticians and nutritionist differ. Dietician role is restricted to hospitals, hotels, weight lose clinics. They know more about clinical nutrition and therapeutic nutrition. A nutritionist’s role is more diverse in a way. They can move into an array of fields such as scientific research, development field (NGOs, UN organisations), food industry, health care centres, sports complex. Best Wishes, Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

4 answers Vivek Negi in Food Processing category

Dear Mahesh, Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com. The dairy technology and dairy management, both are about dairy field. The work nature and prospects differs. Dairy technology involves acquiring and processing of milk into various dairy products. Dairy technologists directly involved in the scientific and quality aspect of the dairy industry. These professionals apply diverse methods in the processing, conservation and consumption of milk and its products. With Dairy Technology, you can work as: -a supervisor in a dairy plant either in equipment, plant design or project execution -


Dear Aspirant, There is terribly wrong in what you are thinking. [Food processing][1], management, ece are so different subjects altogether. How did you arrive at a decision to do Food Processing? What is the guarantee that you will like Food processing and will remain in that? There is a chance that later you may like something else, then will you also run for courses for that particular thing? ECE itself has good scope and there are good jobs available. As per eligibility of ECE, you wont be able to get into Food technology / processing, since you will be a half learnt person and candida

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Food Processing category

Firstly any reason for asking this question. Any reason you feel, you would not make it into an FMCG company.FMCG companies have a good growth and never faces recession. Since they have to reach masses with their products they would require good Marketing people in their team.You are qualified MBA Marketing person, having knowledge about marketing techniques and strategies to be used. I am also sure that you do have experience in marketing in few companies.So it would not be a tough call for you.Age is not a criteria, for not getting a job, and really speaking you are at the right age and righ

1 answer Meghna Mukherjee in Food Processing category

Dear friend, many thanks for your question, I really appreciate your question, and I am happy to answer it through CareerGuide.com. From you question, it is clear that you wish to do a course in food processing and you also wish to set up food processing unit. Since you are B.Com and MBA, therefore, you know very well the human resources development aspects, means after setting up your food processing unit, you can easily manage the human resources. There are many universities and institutions in India which offer the course in Food Processing Engineering and Technology aspects. In your quest

2 answers Sonia Agrawal in Food Processing category

Dear friend, many thanks for your question, and i am happy to answer it. Infact now a days the job opprotunities in food processing are huge. Food processing is a branch of food science, and it is aset of methods and techniques used to tarnsform raw gradient and materials into food for cunsumption for humans and animals. Processing of food leads to preservation of foods, enhances its flavor and reduces the toxin and also increases the shelf life of the food product. The modern food technology have led to the feasibility of the development of present day supermarkets. The risising consumarism i

3 answers Renu in Food Processing category

Hi Dear,How nice to know that you want to pursue your interest in food processing industry. This the most sought after industry now a days since all the students are in favor of going for their own set ups rather than working for others. Your question consists of two parts. You have done diploma in food processing technology and you want to know about the government jobs . The other part is you want to know about the colleges from where you can do degree course.Let me answer the first part. It is better to do a degree course than going for a diploma course because the number of opportunities f

1 answer Jyoti B Dhingra in Food Processing category