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Central Food Technological Research Institute, abbreviated to CFTRI, is one of the 40 national research laboratories in India, set up by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It was opened on 21 October 1950 in Mysore, Karnataka. The center also has extended resource centers in Hyderabad, Lucknow and Mumbai, rendering technical assistance to numerous entrepreneurs. Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) invites application for 2 years M.Sc. (Food Technology) Degree Course for the years 2017-2019.

CFTRIEligibility Criteria

Eligibility: Bachelor Degree in Science or Agriculture /Horticulture / Engineering / Technology.  Minimum Marks Requirement: (i) 55% in optional subjects of B.Sc. pass course (50% for SC / ST category) (ii) 50% for B.Sc. (Hons.) course (45% for SC / ST category) (iii) Minimum second class for Agriculture / Horticulture / Engineering / Technology

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CFTRIExam Syllabus

Syllabus for Chemistry: Plant acids and Proteins Aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons Chemical bonds and the forces involved therein: Periodic table Chemical kinetics Concept of pH and buffer Electrophilic and nucleophilic reactions Gas laws Isomerism Molecular orbital theory Chemical equilibrium Organic substitution reactions Structural and optical isomers Thermo-chemistry Food Chemistry - Composition of foods, Minerals in foods, Water activity in foods Carbohydrates Mono and di-saccharides Properties of gases electrolytes Muta-rotation Reducing and non-reducing sugars Starch Cellulose Pectins Primary secondary and tertiary structure of proteins Peptide bonds Protein Denaturation Amino acids Syllabus for Physics: Magnetism Elements of mechanics Outlines in optics and sound Colligative properties Electrostatics Laws of Thermodynamics Mode of heat transfer Electrodynamics Radioactivity and elements in quantum physics Electro-magnetic radiation Syllabus for Mathematics: Trigonometry Integration and Integral equations Binomial theorem Determinants Uses of natural and common logarithms Differentiation Exponential series Differential equations First order and linear Matrices Ratios and their relations Successive differentiation…

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CFTRIImportant Dates

Important Dates: Date Events April 24, 2017 Start of Online application May 24, 2017 Close of online application June 20, 2017 Last date for receipt of hard copy of the application along with all documents and NEFT / RTGS details July 2, 2017 Online Entrance Examination July 7, 2017 Last date for receipt of final year marks card July 19, 2017 Declaration of results (on the web) August 10, 2017 Enrollment August 14, 2017 Session begins

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CFTRIApplication Form

How to apply The application is available online & completed application is also to be submitted online. Prior to online submission of the completed application, kindly take print-out of the same. The print-out of duly signed completed application in all respects with necessary supporting documents may please be sent to The Director, CFTRI, Mysore – 570 020 along with a Demand Draft of Rs. 300/- for SC/ST Students and Rs. 600/- for others in favour of Director, CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute payable at Mysore. Application Fee is Non-refundable. Note: The Institute shall not be held responsible for any postal delay.

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CFTRIDocuments Required

Documents to be sent (1) Filled application form – print out with photo and signature (2) 10 / 12th Class marks card (copy) (3) Self-attested photocopies of All Semesters marks / grade cards of qualifying exam (4) Date of Birth certificate (copy) (5) Caste Certificate (copy) (6) Parent / Guardian’s latest Income Tax Return filed or Income Proof (copy) (7) Demand Draft

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CFTRISelection Procedure

Selection Process The marks scored in Bachelor’s degree and Entrance test are given 50% weightage each and selection is based on ALL INDIA MERIT with applicable reservation rules.

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CFTRIReservation of seats

Reservation: For SC / ST and Persons with physical disabilities – Applicable for admission to the course as per the Government Orders in this regard. Candidates claiming reservation under the specific category are to provide attested documents as proof in support of their claims.

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CFTRIContact Address

Contact Address:  Address The Coordinator MSc (Food Technology) CSIR – Central Food Technological Research Institute Cheluvamba Mansion, K.R.S. Road Mysuru – 570 020  Phone 0821-2416028  Fax 0821-2517233  Website

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CFTRICourse Curriculum

Course Curriculum/ Subjects to Be Studied: M.Sc. Food Technology (AcSIR) Semester – I All Subjects Compulsory 1. Food Chemistry 2. Basic & Food Microbiology 3. Principles of General Engineering 4. Applied Mathematics & Statistics Semester – II 3 Compulsory + 2 optional (Any 2 From 4,5,6) 1. Principles of Food Processing 2. Biochemistry & Nutrition Compulsory 3. Basics of Food Engineering 4. Fundamentals of Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics 5. Baking & Confectionery Technology Optional 6. Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods Semester – III 3 Compulsory + 2 optional (Any 2 From 4,5,6) 1. Microbial Fermentation 2. Food Biotechnology & Bioengineering Compulsory 3. Minor Project [Dissertation] 4. Animal Products Technology 5. Packaging Technology & Supply Chain Optional 6. Lipidomics Semester – IV 4 Compulsory + 1 optional (Any 1 From 5,6,7) 1. Major Project [Investigation] 2. Food Quality, Safety & Analysis Compulsory 3. Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering 4. Agri – Food…

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