M.Tech (Food Processing Technology)
Keeping in view the importance and potentials of Food Industry and to meet the growing demand for Manpower, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada had started School of Food Technology in the academic year 2010-11, with a PG Course in M.Tech(Food Processing Technology).
It is first M.Tech course in Food Process Technology in Andhra Pradesh. It is also one of the few courses in India with engineering orientation and may be the first with a complete focuson process engineering coordinated under faculty of engineering. It is specially structured to develop manpower with engineering skills to setup and also manage any food industry.Ministry of Food Processing Industries,Government of India has sanctioned Rs.75 lakhs for creation of infrastructure for the school.
Admissions to the course are based on GATE and PGECET ranks. Few seats are also available for candidates sponsored by Industry.
Course has been approved by AICTE since 2011-12 and the intake is 25.
56 students in 3 batches have completed the course so far. Many of them are employed. 23 students of 4th batch are currently doing their project work. 23 students of 5th batch are doing course work.