Food Science and Technology

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.

Depending on their area of specialization, students may develop ways to process, preserve, package, and/or store food according to industry and government specifications and regulations.

Department of Food Science & Technology

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

Courses

B.F.S.T. (Hons)

Bachelors in Food Science & Technology

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

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.

Glorious Results

Session 2017-18

POSITION BFST-VIII

BFST-VI

SEM

BFST-IV SEM BFST-II SEM
FIRST BHAWNA DIKSHA RANA

MANPREET KAUR

 

ROHIT KALIA
SECOND TANYA HARSIMAR SINGH PALAK SODHI CHARNEET
THIRD BHAKTI SONAM SAINI PARMINDER KAUR RABIYA,SUPRIYA

Session 2013-14

Class No. of students Name of student Position (in University)
BFST – 1II 03 Palni Kundra First
Ramandeep Kaur Second
Navreet Kaur Third
BFST – 1V 03 Navjot Kaur First
Navneet Kaur Second
Amanpreet Kaur Third

Seminars & Conferences organized

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Food scientists and technologists apply scientific disciplines including chemistry, engineering, microbiology, and nutrition to the study of food to improve the safety, nutrition, wholesomeness and availability of food.