Career Prospects

The fast-growing biotechnology sector in Karnataka has been facing a severe shortage of industry-ready graduates and post-graduates for a long time. In an effort to fulfill the needs of the industry, Padmashree has started a unique course where the students will be trained extensively in the field of Food Processing and Nutraceuticals.
  • Skill up gradation and job orientation is the main objective.
  • Complies with National Skill Quality FrameWork guidelines of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
  • Industry participation in curriculum design and delivery.
  • Multi-exit and Entry options with industry internship at every exit point.
  • 100% industry internship and Job assistance.
  • Training from entry level jobs to entrepreneurship.
  • Course provides vertical and horizontal mobility.

About the Course :

Padmashree Institute of management and Sciences is proud to announce a unique course M.Voc. affiliated with Bangalore University which is recognized by DDU KAUSHAL KENDRA which is a skill enhancement program. This course helps students to become industry ready and gives life science students excellent opportunity to acquire skills and apply them in the 6 months industry internship which is a part of the curriculum.

MULTIPLE ENTRY EXIT PROVISION

  • A candidate entering the first year has options to do a one-year diploma, two-year advanced diploma or full three-year B.Voc.

Affiliations :

  • Affiliated to Bangalore University
  • UGC Recognized

Duration :

2 years  (4 Semesters)

Highlights :

  • The unique program is available only at PIMS in Bangalore.
  • Under the Skill India initiative by Govt of India, the multi-entry multi-exit program offers the opportunity to get trained in job-oriented courses.
  • The curriculum is designed to provide training from entry-level jobs to entrepreneurship.
  • The course provides vertical and horizontal mobility to fit students’ interest.
  • The course content is designed to equip the students with industry-specific skills via industry internship for a period of 6 months as a part of the curriculum.
  • Our college has MoUs and tie-ups with over 30 food processing industries within and outside Karnataka to provide internship opportunities for the students.

Employability :

The course is also designed to groom the students into entrepreneurs.

Candidates with M.Voc are employable as Executive/Officer/Technical Officer/Scientific Officer/Scientist in R&D/QA/QC and production divisions of food and beverage, pharma, nutraceutical and herbal industries.

Eligibility :

Candidates who have passed the three-year Bachelor’s degree (in Biotechnology/Biology/ Botany/Microbiology/Zoology/Biochemistry/Food Science/Food Nutrition/Home Science/Life Sciences) examination of Bangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto, with the respective subject as optional / major / special / main subject, are eligible for admission to the programmes provided they have secured a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate of all subjects and 45% (40% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates) marks in the cognate subject.

Eligibility for Lateral Admission to M.VOC (SEMESTER III) :

Candidates who have passed the four (4) years Bachelor’s degree (in Biotechnology/Biology/ Botany/Microbiology/Zoology/Biochemistry/Food Science/Food Nutrition/Home Science/Life Sciences/Agricultural Science, Dairy Sciences, Horticulture, Forestry, Fisheries, Pharmacy, Engineering (Biotechnology/Food Science/Food Technology/Agricultural Engineering) or M.Sc in any branch of life sciences of Bangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto, with the respective subject as optional/major/special/main subject, are eligible for lateral admission to Semester III of M.Voc program provided they have secured a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate of all subjects (40% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates).

Syllabus

  • Food Processing and Nutraceuticals Technology
  • Chemistry of Food and Nutraceuticals
  • Basic Techniques of Food Processing and Nutraceuticals
  • Food Safety and Standards
  • Methodologies in food processing
  • Techniques in Nutraceuticals and Nutrition
  • Biostatistics
  • Fermentation and Enzyme Technology
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Machinery, Packaging, Labelling and Regulations
  • Formulations and Ready to Eat Technologies
  • Methodologies in Enzyme Technology and Fermentation
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Project Report
  • Food and Allied Industries
  • Nutraceutical Industry
  • Biochemical and Microbiological Techniques
  • Safety, Regulations, Control and Entrepreneurship
  • Industrial Practices in Food and Nutraceuticals
  • Practices in Biochemical and Microbiological Techniques
  • Soft Skills
  • Industry Internship, Project Report, Presentation and Viva-voce

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