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Innovative Curriculum


Each programme of NIFTEM is a unique blend of technology and management so curriculum provides ample opportunity to students to be groomed as a techno-manager. Curriculum is benchmarked through global experts from Academics, Industry and Research.


 M.Tech. (Food Supply Chain Management)

FIRST SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
AES 511 Pre and Post Harvest Management of Fresh Horticultural Produce 3 0 2 4 5
AES 500 Village Adoption 0 0 4 4 -
AES 513 Food Packaging and Storage 3 0 2 4 5
AES 514 Seminar 0 0 1 1 2
BAS 516 Food Chemistry, Microbiology and Safety 3 0 2 4 5
FBM 512 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3 3
FBM 518 Food Supply Chain Management 3 0 0 3 3
FBM 517 Enterprise Resource Planning 2 0 0 2 2
AES Elective-l 3 0 0 3 3
  Total 20 0 11 28 28

 

SECOND SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
AES 521 Post Harvest Technology of Agricultural Produce 2 0 2 3 4
AES 522 Food Cold Chain Management 3 0 0 3 3
AES 500 Village Adoption 0 0 0 3 3
AES 524 Environmental Sustainability in Food Sector 2 0 0 2 2
AES 525 Seminar 0 0 1 1 2
BAS 533 Food Quality and Safety in Supply Chain 2 0 2 3 4
BAS 523 Research Methodology 2 0 0 3 3
FBM 525 Inventory Management, Scheduling and Forecasting 3 0 0 3 3
FBM 523 Total Quality Management 3 0 0 3 3
AES Elective-II 3 0 0 3 3
  Total 20 0 5 27 30

 

THIRD SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
AES 611 Comprehensive Viva-Voce - - - 2 -
AES 612 Industrial Training/Research* - - - - -
  Total -
 -  - 2 -

 

FOURTH SEMESTER
Code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
AES 621 Research Project* - - - - -

 

ELECTIVES
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
AES 515 Principles of Crop Production 3 0 0 3 3
AES 516 Tissue Culture and its Applications in Food Sciences 2 0 1 3 3
AES 526 Extension Methodologies for Trs 3 0 0 3 3
AES 527 Natural Resources and Environmental laws 3 0 0 3 3
AES 528 Forest Plantation for Food & Environment 3 0 0 3 3
  Total 14 0 1 15 15

*Industrial Training/Research (FST 612) and Research Project (FST 621) will not show any grades in the marksheet/transcript. Instead of any grade-marks, the gradation will be done in the following fashion: Outstanding=O, Excellent=E, Satisfactory=S, Unsatisfactory= US.

 

 

M.Tech. (Food Safety and Quality Management)

FIRST SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
BAS 511 Food Chemistry and Biochemistry 3 0 2 4 5
BAS 512 Basics of Food Safety 3 0 2 4 5
BAS 513 Food Microbiology 3 0 2 4 5
BAS 514 Analytical Methods for Ensuring Food Safety and Quality 3 0 2 4 5
AES 502 Village Adoption 0 0 2 2 -
FBM 512 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 515 Seminar 0 0 1 1 1
  Elective-I 3 0 0 3 3
FST Basic Food Technology* 2 0 0 2 2
  Total 20 0 11 27 29

*Deficiency course offered to students from Non-Food Science background. A non-credit course wherein the students performance would be graded satisfactory or non-satisfactory.

 

SECOND SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
BAS 521 Food Biotechnology 3 0 2 4 5
FST Food Safety and Quality Management Systems 3 1 0 4 4
FST Food Legislation and Standards 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 522 Food Safety and Public Health 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 523 Research Methodology 3 0 0 3 3
AES Village Adoption 0 0 2 2 -
  Elective-II 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 524 Seminar 0 0 1 1 1
  Total 18 1 5 23 22

 

THIRD SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
BAS 611 Comprehensive Viva-Voce - -   2 -
BAS 612 Industrial Training/Research* - - - - -
  Total - - - 2 -

 

FOURTH SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
BAS 613 Research project* - - - - -
  Total - - - - -

 

ELECTIVES
Course code  Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
BAS 525 Nanotechnology and its Applications in Foods 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 526 Biosensor Design and Applications 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 527 Food Physics 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 528 Data Warehouse and Data Mining 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 529 Computer Simulation and Modeling for Food Safety 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 530 Bioethics, Biosafety  and Intellectual Property Rights 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 531 Basic Food Biotechnology 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 532 Instrumentation in Food Safety 3 0 0 3 3
  Total 24 0 0 24 24


M.Tech. (Food Process Engineering and Management)

FIRST SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
ENG 511 Engineering Properties of Food and Biomaterials 2 0 2 3 4
ENG 512 Advanced Food Packaging 3 0 0 3 4
ENG 513 Advances in Food Engineering-I 3 0 2 4 5
ENG 514 Fruits and Vegetables Process Engineering 2 0 2 3 4
ENG 515 Computer Simulation and Modelling in Food Processing 2 0 2 3 4
AES 500 Village Adoption 0 0 2 2 -
FBM 517 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3 3
ENG 516 Seminar 0 0 1 1 1
  Elective-I 3 0 0 3 3
   Total 18 0 11 25 28

 

SECOND SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
ENG 521 Advances in Food Engineering-II 3 0 2 4 5
ENG 522 Cereal Process Engineering 3 0 2 4 5
ENG 523 Process Equipment Design 4 0 0 4 4
FBM 522 Production  and Operations Management 3 0 0 3 3
BAS 523 Research Methodology 2 0 0 2 2
AES 500 Village Adoption 0 0 2 2 -
  Elective-II 3 0 0 3  -
ENG 524 Seminar 0 0 2 1 1
  Total 18 0 8 23 20

 

THIRD SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
ENG 611 Comprehensive Viva-Voce - - 2 - -
ENG 612 Industrial Attachment/Research* - - - - -
  Total - - 2 - -

 

FOURTH SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
ENG 621 Research Project* -
 - -
-
-

 

ELECTIVES
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
ENG 551 Fermentation Technology 3 0 0 3 3
ENG 552 Enzymes in Food Processing 3 0 0 3 3
ENG 553 Automation in Food Processing 3 0 0 3 3
ENG 554 Renewable Energy for Food Processing 3 0 0 3 3
ENG 555 Grain Storage Technology 3 0 0 3 3
ENG 556 Advanced Food Engineering and Packaging 3 0 0 3 3
ENG 557 Separation Techniques in Food Processing 3 0 0 3 3
ENG 558 Instrumentation and Process Control - - - - -
ENG 559 Process Instrumentation and Control 3 0 0 3 3
ENG 560 Food Rheology and Texture 3 0 0 3 3
ENG 561 Biochemical Engineering 3 0 0 3 3
  Total 30 0 0 30 30

*Industrial Training/Research (ENG 612) and Research Project (ENG 621) will not show any grades in the marksheet/transcript. Instead of any grade-marks, the gradation will be done in the following fashion: Outstanding=O, Excellent=E, Satisfactory=S, Unsatisfactory= US.

 M.Tech. (Food Technology and Management)

FIRST SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
FST 511 Advances in Plant Food Processing 3 0 2 4 5
ENG 511 Engineering Properties of Food and Biomaterials 2 0 2 3 4
FBM Principles of Management 3 0 0 3 3
FST 512 Advances in Animal Food Processing 3 0 2 4 5
FST 512 Food Regulation 2 0 0 2 2
FST 513 Advances in Food Quality Evaluation 2 0 3 4 5
FST 514 Elective - I 3/2 0 0/2 3 3/4
FST 515 Seminar - I 0 0 2 1 2
AES 500 Village Adoption Program (During Mid Sem) 0 0 2 1 -
  Total 18 0 13/15 25 29/30

 

SECOND SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
FST 521 Nutraceuticals, Functional and Health Foods 2 0 2 3 4
FST 522 Advances in Food Process Technology 3 0 0 3 3
FST 523 New Product Development 2 0 0 2 2
FST 524 Food Safety Management System 2 0 0 2 2
BAS 523 Research Methodologies 2 0 0 2 2
FBM 513 Entrepreneurship Development 3 0 0 3 3
FBM 214 Marketing Management 3 0 0 3 2
  Elective-II 3/2 0 0/2 3 3/4
FST 525 Seminar-II 0 0 2 1 2
AES 500 Village Adoption Programme 0 0 2 2  
  Total 17 0 6/8 24 23/24

Out of Elective-I and Elective-II, one must be from FBM department and other could be an open elective.

 

THIRD SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
FST 611 Comprehensive Viva-Voce - - 2 - -
FST 612 Industrial Training/Research* - - - - -
  Total - - 2  - -

 

FOURTH SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
FST 621 Research Project* - - - - -
     -  -  -  -  -

 

ELECTIVES
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
FST 501 Food Safety Through Traceability and Recall 3 0 0 3 3
FST 502 Beverage Technology 2 0 0 3 3
FTS 503 Flavour Chemistry & Technology 3 0 0 3 3
  Total 8 0 0 9 9

*Industrial Training/Research (FST 612) and Research Project (FST 621) will not show any grades in the marksheet/transcript. Instead of any grade-marks, the gradation will be done in the following fashion: Outstanding=O, Excellent=E, Satisfactory=S, Unsatisfactory= US.

M.Tech. (Food Plant Operations Management)


FIRST SEMESTER
Course code  Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
FBM 511 Human Resource Management 3 - - 3 3
FBM 512 Principles of Management 3 - - 3 3
FBM 513 Entrepreneurship Development 3 - - 3 3
FBM 514 Marketing Management 3 - - 3 3
BAS 523 Research Methodology 3 - - 3 3
FBM 515 Management Information System 3 - - 3 3
AES 500 Village Adoption Programme 2 - - 2 2
FBM 516 Seminar 1 - - 1 1
  Elective-1 3 -
 - 3 3
  Total 24  - -
24 24

 

SECOND SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
FBM 521 Strategic Business Management 4 - - 4 4
FBM 522 Production & Operations Management 4 - - 4 4
FBM 523 Total Quality Management 3 - - 3 3
FBM 524 Business Law 3 - - 3 3
FBM 525 Inventory Management 3 - - 3 3
FST 507 New Product Development 3 - - 3 3
FBM-526 Seminar 1 - - 1 1
AES-500 Village Adoption 2 - - 2 2
  Elective-2 3 - - 3 3
  Total 26  -  - 26 26

 

THIRD SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
FBM 611 Comprehensive Viva-Voce - - - 2 -
FBM 612 Industrial Attachment Research - - -
- -
  Total - - -
2 -

 

FOURTH SEMESTER
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
FBM 603 Research Project - - - - -
  Total - - -
- -

 

ELECTIVE
Course code Course title L T P Credit Contact hours
FBM-E101 Organizational Behaviour 3 0 0 3 3
FBM-E102 Food Economics 3 0 0 3 3
FBM-E103 Business Analytics and Project Report (Consultancy) 2 0 0 2 2
FBM-E104 Sales and Distribution Management -
 - -
 - -
  Total 8 0 0 8 8