Is the btech course in food technology is a promising career?what r its job prospect?

i myself a student of pcb n didnt got through mbbs entrance exam,n ve chosen btech in food technology as an alternate option?is it a fair deal?

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RE: Is the btech course in food technology is a promising career?what r its job prospect?

Deepti Sharma
Deepti Sharma
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Career Counselor & Volunteer at Manovikas Kendra
  • Hyderabad


Food science and technology is a vast field, offering a great number of the job options.
Those who finds food as fascinating subject, food science is interesting option for them. Food technology uses science from chemistry, engineering, nutrition, microbiology etc to produce food that last longer and with nutrients, and are safer. And also produces many specialty products.


Btech food technology or Bsc food science. Further pursuing master's course in same.
Students with physics , chemistry ,maths or biology can pursue btech/Bsc in food technology.

Jobs prospects:

There are various job options available.Various companies offering jobs are Amul, Danone, Godrej industrial limited, PepsiCo India Ltd., Nestle India Pvt. Ltd., Britannia Industries , Parle products pvt. Ltd., Agro tech foods., Cadbury India Ltd., MTR food Ltd., Gits food products private Ltd., ITC Limited., Hindustan lever Ltd., Dabur India Ltd.,and many more.

Different Job roles:

* Research scientist
* Food technologist
* Food Engineers
* Organic chemists
* Bio Chemists
* Analytical chemist
* Home Economist
* Mangers and accountants.

Food science and technology is a great career ahead. With great jobs and excellent packages. One need to have excellent technical skills , problem solving attitude, Communication skills and deep interest in food etc will help you go ahead successfully.

All the best
Career counselor

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