About Us

The Department of Food Science and Processing Management was established in the year 2018 with a vision to be a Center of Excellence in training, inspiration, novelty and research in Food Science and Processing so as to provide world class quality education for empowerment of Women and Men with emphasis on value addition of nutritional goodness, food security and safety assurance through stakeholder sensitization.

B.Sc. Food Science and Processing Management is a specialized three year full-time degree program that prepares students for technical and managerial positions in Food Processing and/or Service Industries and for pursuing post graduate degree.

Food Science and Processing Management is an electrifying multidisciplinary field that prepares students with a wide-ranging knowledge of the biological, physical and engineering sciences to develop new food products, blueprint innovative processing technologies, improve food quality and nutritive value, enhance the safety of foods and ensure the wholesomeness of our food supply. The course focuses on developing trained professionals in Food Processing Sector.

The curriculum for the course has been well designed with technical inputs from industrial experts, focusing more on practical and skill. The course provides technical knowledge, skills, industrial exposure and training in various food processing sectors like cereal, pulse and oil seed processing, fruit and vegetable processing, dairy processing, poultry, meat and seafood processing.

 Food Science majors apply the principles learned in the basic sciences such as Food Chemistry, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Food Engineering and Nutrition to provide consumers with safe, wholesome and attractive food products that contribute to their health and well-being.



Our Vision

To evolve young minds as productive professionals, for a healthy community through innovation in Food Science and Processing Management.

Our Mission

  • To provide quality and holistic education to graduates for careers in food industry and health.
  • To deliver effective outreach education to citizens of Madurai and beyond.
  • To cherish integrity, innovation and commitment to diversify and upgrade diet.
  • To promote participative management and teamwork among teachers as well as the students in all activities.

Pass in 10+2 with Chemistry, Biology, Home Science or Computer Science as compulsory subjects. Based on merit candidates will be selected provisionally.

  • Food Science and Processing Management Programme provide a number of direct and indirect employment opportunities. It connects Agriculture with a Manufacturing. In the upcoming years, there will be good demand for healthy, modern food products.
  • Food Manufacturing & Processing
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Agro-Biotech
  • Dairy Farms
  • Poultry Farms
  • Bakeries & Confectionaries
  • Academia & Research Institutes
  • Research & Development – Food Scientist, Food Technologist, Food Chemist, Product Development Specialist
  • Quality Control & Assurance – Food Chemist, Food Inspector, Toxicologist, Food Policy Analyst
  • Food Processing – Food Processor, Process Development Specialist, Manufacturing Specialist, Food Production Manager
  • Sales, Marketing & Brand Management
  • Dietician, Nutritionist, Diet & Fitness Counselor
Semester Course Name
I General Tamil I/ Hindi I
Communicative English I
Principles of Food Science
Principles of Food processing and preservation – I
Basic food preparation Practical
Food Chemistry
Food Chemistry practical
Value Education
Physical Education/NSS/ YRC/RRC
II Tamil II/ Hindi II
English II
Principles of Food Processing and Preservation – II
Fundamentals of Food Processing and  Preservation Practical
Food Microbiology
Food Microbiology


Principles of Financial Operations
Computer Application Practical
Environmental studies
III General Tamil III/Hindi III
General English III
Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds Processing
Fruits and Vegetables Processing
Food Processing Practical – I
Bakery and Confectionery
Bakery and Confectionery Practical



Meal Planning & Balanced diet
Food Additives / Post harvest technology
Food Safety and Hygiene
IV Tamil IV
English IV
Dairy, Meat and Poultry Processing
Fish and Seafood Processing
Food  Processing Practical II
Food Packaging
Food fermentation technology
Evaluation of Food Quality / Food Biotechnology
Food Preservation
Food Ethics
Food Design
V Food Entrepreneurship
Food Design Practical
Food regulations and plant  management
Mini Project
Placement Recruitment Training III
VI Internship training in Food Processing / Dietetics / Project

As Part of the curriculum our students will undergo Internship in the reputed Food Industries/Hospitals for at the end of   IV semester and the whole of VI Semester.

Our Students have Undergone Internship in the following Industries/ Hospitals

  • Naga Foods
  • Karaikudi Aavin
  • Perrys Biscuits
  • Manna Foods
  • KMS Confectioneries
  • Indian Foods
  • JK Foods
  • Madurai Aavin
  • Madurai Appalam
  • VRD Best Foods
  • Ruby Food Products
  • Tirupathi Flour Mill
  • Aishwaryaa’s Bakeries
  • Apollo Multispeciality Hospital Madurai
  • Value Added Courses are given as part of the curriculum. The department conducts certification programs for every student to improve their Employability and Entrepreneurship Skills, Understanding the expectation of Industry and to develop Inter – disciplinary Skills.Certification Program Includes:
    • Food Safety and Training
    • HACCP
    • GMP and GHP Training
    • Food Safety Supervisor Certificate of Competence
    • Bakery and Confectionery Skills

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