College of Food Technology, Yavatmal



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Historical Background and Location

The College of Food Technology, Yavatmal was established in the year 2019. This is a constituent college under Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola. This college is first Government Food Technology College in Vidarbha Region established by Govt. of Maharashtra vide GR No. 1518/99(1)/ 7-A, dated 28/11/2018 and started functioning from July- 2019. The College is located at Waghapur Road, Yavatmal, Dist. Yavatmal-445001. New Building of Institute is under construction and will be ready in service soon. The institute provides all the facilities for learning and skill development in the field of Food Technology with the main aim at developing three dimensional personalities in the student, viz.,

  • Pursuit of knowledge
  • Commitment to economic, social and cultural upliftment of masses and
  • Cultivation taste of knowledge and literature.

       We shall develop skilled personnel and entrepreneurs in the field of Food Technology which are urgent need of the country. CollegeofFoodTechnologyisenvisionedasacenterofexcellenceineducation and research that will help to transform India into a knowledge based society.




Yavatmal is well connected by the road to the nearby cities like Nagpur, Wardha, Amravati, Akola etc.


At present the nearest broad gauge railway station is at Dhamangaon which is 48 km. away from Yavatmal.


At present nearest International Airport is at Nagpur which is located about 140 km away from Yavatmal and another Domestic Airport at Yavatmal itself is under development.

Library :

Library of College of Food Technology, Yavatmal, has a Reading Hall, Books Stacks, Arranged Periodicals, Reference Section. The book collection of College library is more than 500 which include text books, reference books, periodicals, etc.

         Institute has well established and state to art library having books and Journals, Periodicals related to the field of Food Technology and Allied subjects. Online e-books & Digital content are available in library.


Academic Programmes

The Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research (MCAER), Pune is a statutory body constituted under section 12 of Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Act, 1983 in exercise of the powers conferred upon MCAER in the provision (8) of sub section 3 of the Act. Common rules and regulations for admission to various degree programmes in State Agricultural Universities have been formulated. B. Tech. (Food Technology) Professional degree programme is of 4 years duration spread over 8 semesters with credit load of 185 and eligibility for the course is XII standard science passed in  10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English, with optional subject Biology. The medium of instruction is English. The 1st and 2nd semester normally starts in the month of July and Januaryrespectively.Intake capacity of the UG programme is 40.


Sr. No. Discipline Intake capacity
1 B. Tech (Food Technology) 40

Courses Offered

B.Tech. (Food Technology) – 4 years full time Professional degree programme in Food Technology with Intake capacity of 40 students per year.


 The responsibility of teaching, research and extension are shared by six departments as per ICAR V Dean’s committee.

  • Food Process Technology (FPT)
  • Food Engineering (FE)
  • Food Chemistry and Nutrition (FCN)
  • Food Microbiology and Safety (FMS)
  • Food Business Management       (FBM)
  • Food Plant Operation (FPO)


Sr. No.


Education Pattern


I to VI

Theory & Practical



Industrial Tour (I)



Industrial Tour (II)



1.Student READY- Experiential Learning Programme-I

2. Student READY- Experiential Learning Programme-II

3. Student READY-Research Project

4. Student READY-Seminar



Student READY-Inplant Training


The students admitted to the college are provided with number of scholarship facilities offered by many agencies like Govt. of India, State Govt., etc.



Achieving Excellence in the field of Food Technology for Self Sufficiency Organization and    Governance. Development of Entrepreneurs in the field of Food Technology.


  • To serve as a centre of teaching in the field of Food Technology and Allied Sciences.
  • To conduct basic, strategic, applied and anticipatory research in the field of Food Technology and allied sciences for the benefit of farmers, students and local people.
  • To develop entrepreneurships in the field of Food Technology.



College of Food Technology, Yavatmal is engaged in teaching, research and extension activities in the field of Food Technology and working with the following objectives –

  • To foster and support effective education on Food Technology.
  • To aid rural development through quality education.
  • To facilitate overall character building through a well-rounded and managed range of activities including the curricular, extra-curricular and co-curricular activity.
  • Development of manpower through education and training in field of Food Technology with special emphasize to train human resource required for the Food and allied Industry.
  • To promote establishment of technology based entrepreneurship.
  • To facilitate a harmonious symphony of excellence in teaching with a well-rounded motivational approach.
  • To devise tools and techniques of Food Technology.
  • To develop new and novel value added products, processes, platform technologies and the patents.

Salient Achievements:

  • The college building is equipped with a library and forum facility for the students.
  • Well established completely digitalized class rooms.
  • Established campus with complete Wi-Fi facilities and CCTV surveillance, R.O. drinking water, reading room and Play grounds.
  • Well equipped laboratories for conducting the practical’s of UG students.

Mode of Admission

Online Process for Admission

          State Common Entrance Test has been done mandatory for admission to the Undergraduate Courses of Food Technology in Maharashtra State from academic year 2018-19. However, JEE / NEET / AIEEA-UG (All India Entrance Examination Test for Admission conducted by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi) examinations will also be considered instead of MHT- CET.

        Admission to all B. Tech. (Food Technology) Professional Degree programme shall be on the basis of 70% marks obtained in CET conducted by competent authority [MHT-CET / JEE / NEET / AIEEA-UG] and 30% marks of total percentage at qualifying examination / (XII std. Science) and the other weightages will be as per the existing provisions / rules of MCAER, Pune.

          Online process of the MHT-CET examination started form 18th January 2018. Details of this examination are available on website. Aspiring candidates shall visit this website and submit their online application form.

          After declaration of MHT-CET results the students are require to visit website for issue a notification regarding admission to UG Courses, which include the admission programme i.e. calendar for admission to UG courses. The interested and qualified students apply online. A copy of online duly complete form along with attested copies of all documents is submitted to ARC center. ARC center verify all the documents if any lacuna, it is informed to respective student.  The corrected application form is submitted. According to schedule MCAER display/ publish the entire merit list. Minimum one week allotted for grievances then final corrected merit list is displayed. According to the admission schedule the list of First round is displayed, which is valid for three days. Then Second, Third if required Fourth round will displayed and admissions are completed. The vacant positions are filled up by spot round. The spot round is arranged at respective college center.

System of Education

The College of Food Technology is having internal quality assurance system  with appropriate academic and ministerial staffs with their well define activities and responsibilities for planning guiding and monitoring quality assurance and quality enhancement activities i.e. making the highly qualified and skilled human resources in the field of Food Technology and Science to serve as technical manpower for Food Industries, MNCs, state level and recruited in national and international institutes/research  station. Moreover, the need base basic and applied research carried out by the academic staff members results in to dissemination of technology/ recommendations for the entrepreneur, youth, FPOs and farmwomen. However, the extracurricular activities in cultural, literary events make the enhancement of student’s personality and overall developments.


Sr. No. In fracture Facilities No. of Units
1 Administrative building  
2 UG Class Rooms 2
3 Laboratories 4
4 Competitive Forum 1
5 College Library 1
6 Sports Ground 2
7 Computer Cell 1
College Canteen 1
Guest House 1
Gymkhana 1
Language Laboratory 1
Museum 1
NSS Cell 1
Placement Cell 1

*Limited facility of Hostel is provided to Boys & Girls.

Co-Curricular Activities

  • Participation of student in sports and games.
  • Participation of students in tree plantation in the premises.
  • Health awareness programmes through yoga, aasan and pranayam.
  • Educational tour for students.
  • Industrial tour and In plant training.
  • Experiential Learning programme

Extension Activities

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Almost all the teachers of the college are actively participating in the Training, Annual Krishi Melawa, Krishi Charcha Satra, Krishak Vigyan Manch, Kisan Helpline, Krishi Din, Shivar Pheri and Agril. Exhibition organized by the college. In addition to their own duties, the teachers used to give radio talks, TV programme and published popular articles for the benefit of the farming community.





Educational Qualification

Academic Staff


Dr. V. P. Mane

Associate Dean

    Ph. D.



Dr. Jayashri D. Ughade

Asst. Prof. & Education In charge

    Ph. D. , NET


Dr. Nitin G. Suradkar

Assistant Professor

    Ph. D. , NET


Dr. Pradeep P. Thorat

Assistant Professor

    Ph. D. , NET


Dr. Jagdish K. Sangle

Assistant Professor

   Ph. D. , NET


Dr. Roji B. Waghamare

Assistant Professor

    Ph. D. , GATE


Dr. Preeti P. Thakur

Assistant Professor

    Ph. D. , NET


Dr. Nikhil D. Solanke

Assistant Professor

   Ph. D. , NET


Mr. Bhushan P. Jagtap

Assistant Librarian

    MLISc., SET


Mr. Anand S. Bhusari

PTI (Contractual)

 MP. Ed, M. Phil.


Mr. Sudesh A. Bachwani

CHB Teacher

M.E. (Comp. Sci.)


Mr. Ashish N. Mahure

CHB Teacher

M.E. (Mech. Eng.)


Ku. Prajakta Y. Bhalekar

CHB Teacher

M.Sc. (Statistic)

Administrative Staff


Miss. Swati B. Solanke

Assistant Registrar



Mr. N. A. Solanke

Section Officer



Ku. Anita R. Umate

Agriculture Assistant



Ku. Bharti A. Meshram

Senior Clerk



Mr. A. P. Belekar

Section Assistant


Contact Information

Associate Dean

College of Food Technology


Maharashtra, India

E-mail         :


Assistant Registrar

College of Food Technology


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