School of Life Sciences

M.Tech. Food Biotechnology

Eligibility for Admission

B.E. / B.Tech. in Biotechnology / Chemical Engineering / Biochemical Engineering / Industrial Biotechnology or Equivalent degree in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 5.0 / 50% of marks


M.Sc. in Biotechnology / Life Sciences / Zoology / Biochemistry / Microbiology/ Genetics / Biochemistry & Molecular Biology / Food Science / Food Technology or Equivalent degree in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 5.0 / 50% of marks.


  • Admission is based on the CGPA /Percentage obtained in the UG degree and performance in the Crescent PG Entrance Exam (CPGEE 2021)
  • CPGEE conducted on 09.09.2021 in online mode (Time : 10 AM to 12 Noon, MCQ Type)
  • Date of Admission: 27.09.2021 – Forenoon
  • Applicants who have already appeared in the National level Entrance Exams like GATE, TANCET, etc., and have secured valid scores are exempted from appearing CPGEE 2021
Admission 2021-22

M.Tech. Fee Structure

1. For Non-GATE Candidates

    Tuition Fee per Semester – CGPA in UG Programme
Sl. No. Name of the Programme 9.0 and above 8.0 to 8.9 7.0 to 7.9 Below  7.0
1 M.Tech Rs 10,000 Rs 20,000 Rs 30,000 Rs 40,000
Merit Scholarship for M.Tech. Programme (Non-Gate Candidates)
CGPA in UG Programme Scholarship on the fee
9.0 & Above Rs.60,000/- per year as Scholarship*
8.0 – 8.9 Rs.40,000/- per year as Scholarship*
7.0 – 7.9 Rs.20,000/- per year as Scholarship*

2. For GATE Candidates

Sl. No. Name of the Programme Tuition Fee per Semester 
1 M.Tech Rs 10,000

Amenities and Service Fee – One time payment at the time of admission
1 Amenities and Service Fee Rs 20,000
Hostel Fee
*Hostel Fee per Year
1 Establishment Charges Rs 40,000/-
2 Boarding Charges Rs 55,000/-
Total Rs 95,000/-

*Amenity and Service Fee: Rs.5000/- (one time payment)

Transport Charges
*Transport Charges per Year (Optional)
1 A.C. Bus Rs 40,000/- to 50,000/-

*Transport charges varies based on the distance

Admission Brochure 2021-22

Programme Educational Objectives

The programme aims to provide core principles and topics in Food Biotechnology and their experimental basis, and to enable students to acquire a specialized knowledge and understanding of advanced level of topics by means of a lecture series, industrial internships, project based learning and a research project.

The main objectives of the programme are:

  • To provide the basic concepts of Food Biotechnology and its recent applications
  • For the basic understanding, this course includes advanced biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, immunotechnology, and probiotics, industrial food technology
  • Moreover, several laboratory courses given in the individual sections of the curriculum with detailed information on the importance of food science and technology in basic and applied research
  • Finally this course explains the advanced sections of food biotechnology including food based products, nutraceuticals, toxins etc
  • This course provides necessary theoretical and practical experience in all divisions of food biotechnology to pursue a professional career in this field
  • To provide training in food quality checking and HACCP
  • To provide broad exposure to various societal, ethical and commercial issues in the various aspects of biotechnology

Programme Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply their knowledge of food biotechnology into high end research
  • Advanced sections of such as food manufacturing, Immunology, bioinformatics and food preservation will give broad information on applications and opportunities in the field of food biotechnological research
  • Identify research and solve food manufacturing, contamination, food toxins related to the different types of animal and plant diseases
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary subjects in industries and research
  • Ability to communicate and function effectively in multi-disciplinary team related to food biotechnology