IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

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 Courses Offered

The Food & Nutrition Science will cover a well neat and coordinated multidisciplinary curriculum to draw the principal thrusts of pure core subjects. The curriculum esssentially will share with various pure disciplines like engineering chemistry, physics and biology. Food & Nutrition Science graduates may work in the food industry, in academia, in government sectors and can develop entrepreneurship for themselves. The program’s comprehensive curriculum and emphasis on problem solving skills will produce graduates who are highly sought by the industry. It will also provide an excellent opportunity to meet others with common interests and develop leadership and networking skills. In advancing the frontiers of knowledge, the School draws upon faculty and students with many diverse backgrounds.

Two Year Four-Semester M. Sc in Food Processing & Nutrition Science

Title of Degree

Specialisation, if any

Intake (Full time)

Proposed year of Commencement

Entry Level Qualification

M.Sc (Food Processing & Nutrition Science) Food Processing & Nutrition Science 25 2007 B.Sc. Degree with Honours in Chemistry, Phyaiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Food and Nutrition.



  1. Nutrition & Dietetics
  2. Food Toxicology
  3. Nutritional Biochemistry
  4. Microbial Enzyme Technology

Course Schedule

1st Semester

  • Basics of Food and Nutritional Science
  • Microbiology of Food
  • Food Processing  Principles and Application
  • Preservation  Principles and Application

2nd Semester

  • Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Management
  • Nutrition and Human Development
  • Community Nutrition
  • Food Chemistry and Analysis
  • Elective
    • Nutrition & Dietetics
    • Food Toxicology
    • Nutritional Biochemistry
    • Microbial Enzyme Technology

3rd Semester

  • Nano Technology in Food
  • Waste treatment processing
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Unit Operation in Food Processing
  • Quality assessment and food safety
  • Food product Design and Development

4th Semester:

  • Food Industry Economics,Marketing and Management Studies 
  • Project (Food) Preliminaries (Project report,Preparation,Seminar,Project Feasibility)
  • Project Thesis