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Food Technology

In this fast growing era, processed food is of much importance as it help the new generation to tackle their life situations. But this has resulted in drastic health problems.Technical expertise in this sector can bring practical situations that initiates possibilities in processing, packaging and storing of food without deteriorating its quality.

An enduring prospects for future generations. Mission to mold technical expertise in food processing sector.

In the B.Tech Food Technology degree at TKM Institute of Technology, you will be taught the fundamentals and application of food science, food engineering and food business in the selection, preservation, packaging, distribution and use of safe, nutritious and wholesome food.

The degree aims to produce highly employable graduates capable of translating theoretical knowledge into applied solutions for today’s global food industry. TKM College’s Food Technology graduates possess a strong science and engineering background, practical ‘hands on’ skills, good communication skills, keen business and consumer awareness; adopt ethical practices and experience workplace exposure.

Vision & Mission


To be a centre for comprehensive and research oriented education in Food Technology, in conformity with global standards adhering to professional ethics.

  • Inculcate passion for higher studies and research.
  • Extend to know how to identify and analyze the opportunities in Food Technology to adopt strategies that ensure socio-economic growth.
  • Foster continuous learning process.
  • Develop socially responsible professionals and entrepreneurs capable of sustainable engineering practices for food industry.

This comprehensive degree programme trains you to become professionals in the food industry who are highly proficient in:

  • Product research and development of food
  • Food formulation and assessment
  • Manufacturing and processing of food
  • Quality management and food safety
  • Process design and control

As testimony to the quality of the programme, graduates of the TKM Food Technology degree are highly sought after for technical and management positions in food industries in the global village.

What are the Career Prospects?

The career prospects for this qualification are varied.The job titles that our graduates hold include the following:

  • Food Technologist
  • Technical Specialist / Manager
  • Process / Production Manager
  • QA officer / Manager
  • Technical Sales Manager
  • Product Development Technologist
  • Food Scientist
  • Food Process Design Engineer

Academic Staff & Support Facilities

The Degree programme will be conducted at TKM campus.The majority of the Degree programme will be taught by academically well qualified permanent staff members.  

 The course conducted at the TKM campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratory.   Students will have access to online databases and other online electronic learning resources from the campus and at the well equipped library facilities.

Contact Information

Dr. Surendhar A
Associate professor & Head of the Department
Department of Food Technology
TKM Institute of Technology
Ezhukone, Kollam

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