TKMIT Institute of Technology

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.


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.


Our graduates will be able to

  • PEO 1: Excel in professional career and higher education by acquiring knowledge in engineering, processing, quality and safety pertaining to the current global scenario in Food Technology.
  • PEO 2: Undertake challenges in Food Technology and present optimal and facilitative solutions through coordinated team work.
  • PEO 3: Make sound ethical decisions that adhere to the environmental preservation and sustainable development through life-long learning.


Our graduates will be able to

  • PSO 1: Apply the knowledge in equipment design, developing innovative products and entrepreneurship.
  • PSO 2: Function in various research domains of Food Technology using modern tools and techniques of the food processing sector.
  • PSO 3: Apply solutions to real world food industry challenges by adopting multidisciplinary approach ensuring food safety and quality.


Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

Design/development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet t h e specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

Modern Tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.