BS Food Science and Technology Post ADP/BSc

Program Introduction

The School of Food and Agricultural Sciences (SFAS) is going to offer lateral entry to the ADP and BA/BSc degree holders to the BS Food Science and Technology Program. This program will provide an opportunity to continue for the completion of four-year bachelor degree. The BS Food Science and Technology Program offers extensive coursework study, practical work in the labs, and professional experience with 3 months of an internship opportunity. The curriculum of the program is designed as per the international standards and focused on objective-based learning (OBL) outcomes. This program provides a perfect blend of science and technology-related courses that involves the selection, preservation, processing, and packaging of food products based on food chemistry, food microbiology, and engineering principles.

Career Prospects

Graduates of this program can expect promising careers in the following roles and fields:

  • Food Technologist
  • Health and Safety Inspector
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Product Development Scientist


Bridging Semester: It should be noted that for the prospective students wishing to gain entry into the BS FST program after graduating with BSc/BA (14 years) must complete bridging semester as a binding requirement. However, students who have completed ADPs will comprise of the following 06 courses as a bridging semester where required (in case of Biotechnology, Biochemistry).     


Introduction to Food Science and Technology



Food Processing and Preservation



Food Safety and Hygiene



Food Chemistry



Fruits and Vegetable Processing



Food Microbiology


After completing the bridging semester, the students will be allowed to register the courses of 5th semester. The complete road map of BS FST is given as below:

Eligibility Criteria:

Students with the following degrees will be eligible for the admission in BS FST program (5th semester):

  • ADP in the relevant discipline
  • BSc Food Science and Technology
  • BSc Food Science and Nutrition
  • BSc Food and Nutrition
  • BSc Biotechnology
  • BSc Biochemistry
  • BSc Home Economics (Food and Nutrition/Food Science and Nutrition)
  • BSc Home Sciences (Food and Nutrition/Food Science and Nutrition)

Program Details

2 years
  • Associate Degree Programs (ADP) in the relevant disciplines with a Minimum 2.00 CGPA
  • 14 years of formal education under the title of BA/BSc in the relevant disciplines with a Minimum 50% Marks
  • Intermediate with minimum 50% Marks & UMT entrance test.

Fee will be structured on the basis of per credit hour taken by the applicant after admission.

*Note: For Degree completion (The student has to complete a minimum of 136 total credit hours

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