M.Voc in FPM
M.Voc in FPM

Master of Vocation in Food Processing and Management

Every year, BHU conducts the Postgraduation Entrance Test (BHU-PET) for taking admission in Master of Vocation in Food Processing and Management (M.Voc in FPM). In this article, we are going to discuss all the requirements for taking admission to M.Voc in FPM. So, stick to this article if you are looking for full detail.

Food processing is the branch of Food Science, where a set of techniques and methods are used to change the raw ingredients into prepared food. It is a procedure in which food is prepared for consumption purposes by humans and animals.

Food processing is a broad term, in itself, which includes processing, preservation, manufacturing, packaging, storage, canning and finally the marketing of various food items.

CourseMaster of Vocation in Food Processing and Management
Duration2 Year
Course LevelPostgraduate
Course TypeRegular (full-time)
LocationDDU Kaushal Kendra, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus
UniversityBanaras Hindu University
No. Of seat62 (Male & Female)
Admission ProcedureOn the basis of BHU-PET
Course Code710

About the course

M.Voc in FPM also known as Master of Vocation course in Food Processing and Management. It is a 2-year program that is running in Banaras Hindu University South Campus. Technically, it is a Master’s Degree course in the vocational training program. It is an ideal PG course for candidates who have completed a relevant Bachelor’s Degree or B.Voc. course. This training program helps to build a decent career in the food processing sector or industry.

Like other vocational training programs, this one too is aimed at developing a relevant set of skills among students. After completing this course, the student becomes skilful and knowledgeable in various areas of the food processing sector. Since it is a vocational training program, the curriculum gives adequate importance to practical training. This program is loaded with lab sessions, practical sessions, and project work and job training in the industry as well. The students will be confronted with the experience of the various visiting guests’ faculty.

Procedure of Admission

  • Every year, BHU conducts its Post Graduate Entrance Test (BHU-PET) for taking admission to various PG courses. The entrance form will be available on the official website (www.bhuonline.in) in the month of Jan-Feb, every year.
  • Its link is also available on the BHU website (www.bhu.ac.in).
  • The candidate has to fill the application form online (Sending form via mail or other modes will not be entertained.)
  • An email will be sent regarding Counseling and other details to the candidates who have applied for the course.
  • Accordingly, the Candidate can proceed further for Admission.


A candidate shall be eligible to M.Voc Food processing and Management if he/she has passed NSQF level 7 or B.Sc in Life science or B.Sc Agriculture or B.Sc /B.Voc /B.tech in Food Technology /Food Science and technology /Food Nutrition /Home Science /Food Engineering /Home Science and nutrition securing 50% marks in aggregate by recognized University.

Fee Structure

FeesAmount (in Rs.)
University Fees2,381 (Per semester)
Special Course Fees39,000 (Per semester)
Assessment Fees5,000 (On time)

Duration of course

2 Years (4-Semesters)

Number of seats

There are a total number of 62 seats available for admission in DDU Kaushal Kendra, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, BHU.


There are some of the important subjects present in M.Voc in Food Processing and Management curriculum –

  • Plant Design
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Food Processing and Preservation
  • Storage and Transportation
  • Computer Application
  • Financial Management
  • Business communication
  • Customer Relation
  • Operations Management
  • Agro Products
  • Dairy Products
  • Preservation Technology
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Letter Writing And Presentation.

Career and Jobs

There are ample job opportunities for fresher and experienced professionals in the food processing industry. In India, Food processing is still in its blossoming stage that promises a myriad of employment options. It is an attractive and profitable industry that ensures that experts from various areas find productive jobs for themselves. Before opting for a career in the food processing industry, you have to analyze your strengths, weakness, opportunities, and threat. In Food Processing Industry, there is an extensive range of job opportunities for a varied range of professionals: managers, food technologists, and engineering graduates. Employed in Food processing companies, food research laboratories, Hospitals, Food factories, Catering establishments, Retailers, Food Wholesalers, and Restaurants.

Various jobs can be explored in the area of food processing such as milk products, grains, fruits and vegetables, meat and fisheries, confectionery, beverages, packaged/convenience foods, plantation products, nutraceuticals, and health foods and supplements.

Job profile

  • Bacteriologists
  • Toxicologists
  • Food Technologists
  • Food batch makers
  • Organic Chemists
  • Analytic Chemists
  • Biochemist
  • Production Department
  • Research Department
  • Manager and accountant
  • Food cooking machine operators and tenders
  • Baking and drying machine operators and tenders
  • Bakers
  • Jobs in Food Supply Chain

The food processing Industry also recruits professionals in the different sectors of the food industry such as analytical chemists, research scientists, biochemists, engineers, home economists and managers, and accountants.

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    Processing & Management and fees structure 2 years with hostels charges.

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