Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc) Food processing and Engineering is a full-time 3-year undergraduate program in Food processing and Engineering. Food Processing and Engineering deals with the intricacies related to food industry, its preservation, and security. Candidates throughout the course are introduced to food science thereby building in them a scientific thinking. They are made aware of the physical, chemical and microbiological makeup of the food. Students are required to have an eye for detail, scientific thinking, and problem-solving ability. They should have the passion to conduct research, get to the root of the subject and thereby ensure there is no compromise in the quality of food delivered to the end consumer.
The eligibility criteria include qualifying 10+2 in any stream from a recognized board.
Graduates in B.Voc Food Processing and Engineering can find jobs in various government organizations, laboratories etc. Many firms working under the Food Corporation of India recruit graduates in this field. Graduates in this field can also try for jobs in laboratories where the quality of food products are tested. Many private sector organizations recruit graduates in B.Voc Food Processing and Engineering. Companies like Amul, Cadbury, Britannia, Nestle etc recruit professionals in food technology. Graduates in B.Voc Food Processing and Engineering can also find jobs in home catering services that are owned by food entrepreneurs. B.Voc Food Processing and Engineering can start their own start up and become a successful entrepreneurs.