CFTRI Exam 2023 Dates For M.Sc in Food Technology Out: Apply Now!

Are you interested in pursuing a Master’s degree in Food Technology? The CFTRI exam 2023 dates have been released for the M.Tech/ M.Sc program at CSIR-CFTRI. This is a great opportunity to join a prestigious institution and advance your career in the food industry.

M.Sc in Food Technology exam dates are out! Prepare for the exam and pursue your dream career in the food industry. Apply online at the CFTRI Official website.

Course Details

  • Name of the Course: M. Sc. in Food Technology
  • Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)
  • Total No. of seats: 34
    • General: 30
    • Defense personnel: 2
    • Industry Sponsored (subject to availability of suitable candidates): 2
    • PDF For More Details.

Important Dates

Note: If the Final Marks/Grade Card is not available by the closure date, it can be submitted through e-mail to latest by July 31, 2023.

Date Day Event
May 04, 2023 Thursday Start of Online Application
June 22, 2023 Thursday Closure of Online Application
July 12, 2023, onwards Wednesday Admit card can be downloaded
July 23, 2023 Sunday Entrance Examination
August 08, 2023, onwards Tuesday Candidates can view the result after logging in
August 18, 2023 Friday Admission to the 2023-25 batch
August 21, 2023 Monday Commencement of the classes

Eligibility Criteria

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science / Agriculture / Engineering / Technology with a minimum of 55% marks for General/ EWS/ OBC candidates/ Defence Personnel and 50% for SC/ST/PwD students from a recognized University (candidates waiting for final year results can appear for the entrance test, however, admission will be subjected to the above criteria).
  • For Industry Sponsored candidates: Bachelor’s Degree in Science / Agriculture / Engineering / Technology with a minimum of 55% marks and two years of industrial experience in a Food and allied industry is the eligibility.

Course Fee

  • Course fee per Semester: Rs. 29,000/- (Rupees Twenty Nine Thousand Only)
  • Course fee per Semester for Defence Personnel and Industry Sponsored candidates: Rs. 58,000/- (Rupees Fifty-Eight Thousand Only)

Application Fee

  • A non-refundable Application Fee of Rs. 1000/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%) by SC/ST/PWD candidates and Rs. 2000/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%) by other candidates may be deposited through online SBI  and copy of e-receipt of the same must be uploaded with the application.
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  • Reservations are as per the AcSIR Guidelines.
  • Candidates claiming reservations under specific categories are required to provide attested documents as proof in support of their claims as per the format of the Government of India.
  • Reservation for Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) is governed by the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPWD Act 2016).
  • Admissions reserved for the OBC category are available to OBC candidates belonging to the ‘’Non-creamy layer”. The criteria for Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) will be as per the notification of the Government of India. The OBC category candidate should submit the OBC certificate in a format prescribed by Govt. of India, having a “Non-Creamy Layer’’ clause.
  • Candidates belonging to the OBC category but coming under ‘’CREAMY LAYER’’, are not entitled to any relaxation/reservation available to the OBC category and should indicate their category as General in the application. Such candidates are considered in the general (GEN) category, i.e. unreserved category and they will be eligible only for the OPEN seats. Candidates claiming reservations

Documents to be uploaded

(1) One recent passport-size colored photograph
(2) All Semester marks / Grade cards of the qualifying exam
(3) Proof of Date of Birth
(4) Certificate for the claim of reservation (If any)
(5) Parent / Guardian’s latest Income Tax Return filed or Income Proof
(6) Proof for remittance of application fee through SBI collect (E-receipt/Transaction
(7) Industry Sponsored/ Defence Sponsored Certificate.


  • Candidates shall be ranked exclusively based on their performance in the Entrance Test
    subject to reservation as described above.
  •  For Industry sponsored candidates, the selection process will comprise a written test followed
    by an interview (If more than 2 applications are received).Penalty for the wrong answer: There will be a penalty for the wrong answer marked in the MCQ test. For any wrong answer to a question, one-fourth of the mark assigned to the
    question will be deducted as a penalty from the total score. If the question is left unanswered
    (No answer is marked by the candidate), no penalty will be applicable for that question.
  • While deciding merit, in case of a tie, the candidate answering a higher number of
    questions correctly will get preference (a. Total Questions, b. Mental Ability,
    c. General Awareness).
  • Any misrepresentation of your credentials may lead to the cancelation of the application at any
    stage. Any dispute(s) with regard to the selection/admission process will be under Mysore Court
    Jurisdiction only.

Contact Information

Head, Human Resource Development

CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute Mysuru – 570 020


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