Based on the success of the B.Tech Industrial Biotechnology which was started in the year 1992, The programme today considered as a major curriculum for Biotechnology education in India. A Brain storming session was organized with lead players from Food Industry, on 10th October 2003. The sessions involved the development of novel curriculum that is essential to train manpower in the above areas. Presently, need is felt by the industries that the good undergraduates or post graduates produced in the field of Food Technology should be trained to understand both the Science and Engineering aspects that are needed in the above technologies. There has been a trend in the development of such specialities . As these industries are poised for rapid development and will interface new technologies that may diverse, the curriculum has been developed taking into account the above requirements.
The duration of the B.Tech programme is 8 semesters with core and elective courses taken during the first seven semesters. In the eighth semester the students carry out project under the guidance of a recognised faculty or in an industry. During the Ist and IInd semesters, the students will be taking Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering graphics, Computer Practices, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Biochemistry.