Department of Food Processing & Nutrition


Courses Offered: M.Sc. Food Processing and Nutrition
Nature of Course: Semester Scheme
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Intake:20 + 9 seats (Payment)
Candidates with Bachelor degree in Home Science, Botany, Zoology, Life Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, Bio-technology, Bio-chemistry, Bio- informatics, Genetics from Karnataka State Women's University or any other recognized University as equivalent there to with 50% marks in aggregate (40% for SC/ST/Cat I and 45% for OBC category candidates) shall be eligible.


Dr.Renuka Meti
Designation  Associate Professor & Chairperson, Department of Food Processing & Nutrition
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Telephone No (Office)   08352-229085


Faculty Details
Name Qualification Specialization Designation Profile
Dr.Renuka Meti M.Sc., Ph.D Food  product  development, Sports  Nutrition, Therapeutic  Nutrition Associate Professor  
Dr. Prashanth S J
M.Sc. Hort., M.Sc. Food Technology
(CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore),
Ph.D. Food Science
Food Technology, Food Engineering,
New Product Development
(Foods & Beverages), Nutraceuticals, Functional Foods
Associate Professor
Dr.Savita Hulamani M.Sc., Ph.D   Assistant Professor
Dr.Nataraj Durgannavar M.Sc., Ph.D   Assistant Professor
Ms.Jennifer Saulam M.Sc.(Agriculture)   Assistant Professor

Significance of the Course:

  • To train women from rural background and impart skills in food processing technology.
  • To implement research for developing locally acceptable food products using locally produced fruits, vegetables and cereals.
  • To collaborate with food industries in developing healthy balanced food products as well as marketing of the same.
  • To transfer the technology developed in laboratory to field through training and other means.
Special Features:
A well-equipped laboratory is established with grant from the Ministry of Food Processing.
Regular training programmes are conducted in Food Processing, Packaging and Marketing independently and in collaboration with AWAKE (NGO)
For Further Information
Dr.Renuka Meti
Chairperson and Associate Professor,
(O): 08352-229085,