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Food Science and Technology

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” — George Bernard Shaw

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The Department of Food Science & Technology was established in the year 1994 to cater the need of society & Food Industry by providing the specialized professionals. Here at DAV College, the Department has a Team of highly qualified committed & dedicated faculty & technicians with the modern and well equipped laboratories and equipments.

Courses offered:

Under-Graduation: Bachelor of Food Science & Technology (Hons.) Duration: 8 Semesters

Add-on Course: Food Science & Quality Control

Faculty:

  • Shri Bhartendu Singla, M.Sc. (Hons.) (Microbiology), Head
  • Mrs. Anu Gupta, M.Sc. (Food Sc. & Tech.)
  • Shri Pankaj Gupta, M.Sc. (Food Sc. & Tech.) Gold Medalist
  • Mr.Jaswinder Singh, M.Sc., NET 
  • Miss Komaldeep Kaur, M.Sc.
  • Miss Jyotsna Tandon, M.Sc.
  • Miss Preetika Bhatiya, M.Sc.

Distinctions of the Department:

  • Qualified, committed and dedicated faculty & technicians.
  • Modern and well equipped laboratories.
  • Ultra-Modern equipments like Spectrophotometer, Orbital Shaking Incubator, Laminar Air Flow, Tray Drier Distillation Plant, Cooling Centrifuge, Hydrogenation apparatus, Lyophilizer and many more.
  • Emphasis on practical knowledge along with theoretical.
  • Industrial visits, Guest Lectures, Conferences, Seminars, Paper Presentations and Industrial Trainings are organised to provide opportunity to the student to interact with exports.
  • Good record of Placement in Food Processing Industries, analyst in Government R & D Labs, Food Inspection Organizations, Hotels & Restaurants, Hospitals and Food Safety Audit organizations.

Seminars / Conferences / Workshops organised

Session 2013-2014:

  • Food Technology Department, DAV College, Jalandhar organized a seminar on “Food Safety” on 30/07/2013 in college auditorium. Mr. Parmvir S. Deol, Managing director of Regal Technical & Training Solutions Ltd. of U.K was the eminent speaker.
  • Food Technology Department, DAV College, Jalandhar has organized a DBT sponsored extension lecture on 29/08/2013 at “Healthy uses of oils”. Dr. Sanjeev Vyas from AP Organics Pvt. Ltd., Dhuri was the guest speaker.

Session 2012-2013:

  • A DBT sponsored lecture was delivered on “Food for better Health” by Prof Narpinder singh , Prof. Deptt. Of Food Sci & Tech, GNDU Amritsar on 10th September 2012.  The seminar was attended by 79 students & 13 faculty members.
  • Food Science & Tech Deptt organized DBT sponsored National Seminar on “Newer trends in Food Processing & Technology” on 22nd February 2013. Prof Bhartendu Singla was the convenor & Prof Anu Gupta was the organizing secretary of the seminar. Dr Naveen Gupta, PU Chandigarh, Dr Sumit Arora, NDRI Karnal, Dr DC Saxena, SLIET Longowal & Dr Haroon K Naik from SKUAST were the prominent speakers. 41 Students & 19 Faculty members from SLIET Longowal, PIT Kapurthala, KMV Jalandhar, HMV Jalandhar, PCMSD College Jalandhar, Khalsa College Amritsar & LPU Kapurthala. 122 students & 08 faculty members of our department participated in the seminar.

Sessions : 2009-2012

  • DBT sponsored extension lecturer was organised on topics “Fermentation Technology” on February 21, 2012. The key speakers were Dr. S K Soni, Professor, Department of Microbiology, Punjab University, Chandigarh & Dr. Naveen Gupta, Department of Microbiology, Punjab University, Chandigarh.
  • DBT sponsored extension lecturer was organised on topics “Functional & Genetically Modified Food” on September 13, 2010. The key speakers were Dr. S S Thind, Department of Food Technology, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana & Dr. Naveen Gupta, Department of Microbiology, Punjab University, Chandigarh.
  • DBT sponsored extension lecturer was organised on topics “Food Preservation” on September 12, 2009. The key speaker was Dr. D S Sogi, Department of Food Science & Technology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.

Glorious Results:

Session: 2013 - 14


Class

No. of students

Name of student

Position (in University)

BFST1II

03

Palni Kundra

First

Ramandeep Kaur

Second

Navreet Kaur

Third

BFST1V

03

Navjot Kaur

First

Navneet Kaur

Second

Amanpreet Kaur

Third

 

Session: 2012-13


Class

No. of students

Name of student

Position (in University)

BFST - 1

01

Ritika Kathpal

Second

BFST1I

02

Palni Kundra

First

Ramandeep Kaur

Second

BFST1II

03

Amanpreet Kaur

First

Navjot Kaur

Second

Navneet Kaur

Third

BFST – IV

01

Prashant Sahni

First

Sessions 2008-2012

Name

Course

Position in University

Year

Jyotsna Tandon

BFST-IV

First & Gold Medal

2012

Prashant Sahni

BFST-III

First

2012

Navjot Kaur

BFST-II

First

2012

Ratananjali Sharma

BFST-I

First

2012

Varinder Kumar

BFST-IV

Second

2012

Anjali Dhanjal

BFST-III

Second

2012

Navneet Kaur

BFST-II

Second

2012

Palni Kundra

BFST-I

Second

2012

Neha Bhalla

BFST-IV

First & Gold Medal

2011

Jyotsna Tandon

BFST-III

First

2011

Prashatn Sahni

BFST-II

First

2011

Navneet Kaur

BFST-I

First

2011

Navjot Kaur

BFST-I

Second

2011

Shubra Uppal

BFST-IV

First & Gold Medal

2010

Preety

BFST-IV

Third

2010

Parshant Sahni

BFST-I

First

2010

Pavneet Kaur Gill

BFST-IV

First & Gold Medal

2009

Shubra Uppal

BFST-III

First

2009

Neha Bhalla

BFST-II

First

2009

Amanjot Kaur

BFST-I

First

2009

Puneet Kamal Kaur

BFST-IV

Second

2009

Dilpreet Kaur

BFST-III

Second

2009

Davinder Kaur

BFST-II

Second

2009

Varinder Kumar

BFST-I

Second

2009

Jaspreet Mahal

BFST-IV

First & Gold Medal

2008

Puneet Kamal Kaur

BFST-III

First

2008

Shubra Uppal

BFST-II

First

2008

Neha Bhalla

BFST-I

First

2008

Ravneet Kaur Farmah

BFST-IV

Second

2008

Pavneet Kaur Gill

BFST-III

Second

2008

Preeti

BFST-II

Second

2008