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About B.Tech in Food Technology study in Nepal

Bachelor of Science in Food Technology (B.Tech Food Technology) is a four-year degree course. Currently Nine colleges affiliated to Tribhuvan University offers this program in Nepal. Food Technology employs the principles of food science in the production, distribution and preservation of healthy, safe, and whole foods. Food Technologists use the theoretical aspect of food science into practical application for mass consumers.

The production and distribution of food, including agriculture, dairy and related services, is the largest and most important economic activity in the country. All these activities, and many others create a demand for well-qualified and experienced food technologists and specialists who can play their part in the complex and increasingly sophisticated food supply system. This course help to fulfill these demands.

Eligibility or Marks Requirement to Study Various Subjects

Eligibility for All Medical Field: Click Here

Eligibility for Ag, Vet, Forestry in AFU: Click Here

Eligibility for Ag, Horticulture, Veterinary in IAAS, TU: Click Here

Eligibility for BSc Forestry in IOF, TU: Click Here

Eligibility for BSc Food Technology, BSc Nutrition: Click Here

Academic Institutions Offering B.Tech in Food Technology:-
  1. Padmashree International College, Tinkune, Kathmandu
  2. GoldenGate International College, Old Baneshwor, Battisputali, Kathmandu
  3. Sunsari Technical College , Dharan, Sunsari
  4. Central Campus of Technology, Dharan , Sunsari
  5. Lalitpur Valley College, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur
  6. Dharan Multiple Campus, Dharan, Sunsari
  7. National College of Food Science and Technology, Khusibu, Kathmandu
  8. Birat Multiple Campus, Biratnagar, Morang
  9. Regional College of Science and Technology, Pokhara-9, Kaski
The fee structure varies accordingly whether it is a private institution or a government institution.

Admission Requirements:- (Click in the Photo below for details)

The eligibility requirements for the candidates seeking admission at Tribhuvan University and its constituent campuses are as follows:

  • The applicant must have completed the 12(10+2) years of formal education with at least second division.
  • The applicant having certificate level in food technology/laboratory technology from TU or a TU recognized institute is also eligible for application.
  • The applicants must appear the entrance exam conducted by IoST, TU and pass the exam.
  • The merit list of the applicants from the entrance exam will be published and they can seek admission as per the merit list at TU and its constituent campuses and affiliated private colleges.

Entrance Exam Tentative Dates :- Last week of Bhadra to First week of Ashoj.

Job prospects

A food technologist can get the job of a Quality Assurance Manager, Production Manager, Laboratory Supervisor, Food Packaging Manager or even as a Research Associate in premier institutes, universities and research and development units. You can also work as food packaging technologist and food preservation managers in various food packaging industries.

A post - graduate candidate in food technology can work as a lecturer or an advisor in Government Colleges, Inspection Boards or Quality Control Cells. Multinational Companies recruit food technologists periodically for bringing about an improvement in their products. You can also join various NGOs/ INGOs working in the field of food and nutrition. Both the private and the public sectors provide lucrative job opportunities to food technologists. The openings are mainly in the production and quality control departments.

The food industry is a fast paced and technologically advanced field. There are many and varied employment opportunities in the food industry. The sector is currently experiencing a skill shortage meaning that graduates are often offered a position/s prior to graduation

Scope abroad
You can work as a product development manager in a food research company to devise food products according to the needs of the consumers and effectively implement the products in an innovative way. You can also pursue your research work as a scientist abroad to formulate new product range and enhance the existing portfolio of products in various food research institutes. You can work as a sensory scientist to monitor organic properties like aroma, flavor and more. Even companies abroad recruit food technologists to ensure and monitor the quality and hygiene of food products in their contamination and adulteration prevention units.

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