Introduction and Overview
Food Science is a multidisciplinary approach that deals with various aspects of food. The basic structure of Food Science and Technology comprises of Food Sciences, Food Technology, Food Processing, Analysis, Nutrition, Research & Development, Product Development, Food Laws & Regulations, Food Safety, Food Quality, etc.

Vision & Mission
The Vision and Mission of Department of Food Science and Technology is;

  • To provide an outstanding educational experience and unique research and training opportunities in food safety and nutritional science, and to develop multidisciplinary and quality-oriented leaders to solve important national and global health problems
  • To provide cost-effective processing and storage technologies to curtail post-harvest losses and to achieve maximum value addition
  • To provide value addition to agricultural products, Food bioprocessing and technology, Food nutrition and dietetics, Food safety and quality and natural resource sciences in order to realize sustainable and secured livelihoods

Key Features / Facilities
Food Science and Technology Department has laboratories equipped with latest facilities and equipment. Following mentioned laboratories are operational catering the needs of different degree programs at under graduate and post graduate level:

  • Food Analysis Laboratory
  • Dairy & Meat Laboratory
  • Food Microbiology Laboratory
  • Food Processing Hall

Programs Being Offered

  • BS Food Science and Technology (BS-FST)
  • BS Human Nutrition and Dietetics (BS-HND)
  • MS Food Technology
  • MS Human Nutrition and Dietetics *
  • MS Food Safety and Quality Management *

* Subject to approval / NOC from HEC / Competent Authority / Accreditation Body