• Food Processing and Preservation Technology
  • Department Profile
    To become a nodal centre of excellence in creativity, innovation and research in Food Processing technology to provide world class quality education for empowerment of women.
    • To provide broad-based education, helping students hone their professional skills and acquire the best-in-class capabilities in Food Technology.
    • To draw the best expertise in technology, skill development and professional management so as to equip students with appropriate skills to visualize synthesize and implement projects in these fields.
    • To imbibe a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in its students.
    • To undertake sponsored research and provide consultancy services in industrial education and socially relevant areas.

    Avinashilingam Institute has been a pioneer in the field of Higher Education. Department of Food Processing established in the year 1996 offers. The Food Processing and Preservation Technology is a unique B.E. program with well framed curriculum to meet the industry needs. The students are exposed to various processes through well-established laboratories. Many industry sponsored student workshops are arranged to keep students abreast with new trends in the industry. Faculty with multidisciplinary expertise help students learn use of different technologies. MoU with eminent industries enabling students to take up internship. The Department is aiming to become a Centre of Excellence in food processing by establishing consultancy and research activities. The Department focuses on the Core and Inter-disciplinary research works such as Food processing, Food Packaging, Minimal Processing, Nanotechnology, New Product development, Thermal Processing, Design of Prototypes, Food Waste management, Quality Control etc…

    1. B.E. Food Processing & Preservation Technology,
    2. M.E. Food Technology
    3. Ph.D. programme in Food Technology
    4. B.Voc. Food Processing and Engineering (Approved by UGC)
    The Graduates of Food Technology in their profession will be able to:
    PEO1: Apply principles of basic sciences, and engineering to succeed in their professional career.

    PEO2: Analyze, design and develop food processes/products that are technically feasible, economically viable and socially relevant.

    PEO3: Exhibit professional and ethical codes of conduct and an aptitude for continuous learning for catering to the ever-changing needs of the society.

    PSO 1: Apply the knowledge in food processing to develop innovative and safe food products.

    PSO 2: Promote graduates for a prospective career and pursue higher education.

    The Postgraduates will be able to:
    PEO1: Ideate, Design and solve problems related to Food processing and Preserve food as well as produce.

    PEO2: Involve in Research and lifelong learning to solve complex Food Engineering problems that are essential for the society and farmers.

    PSO: The Postgraduates will attain the skills of using knowledge in food processing for developing of innovative processes & products and designing of novel equipments with novel technologies.

    The graduates will be able to:
    PEO1: Develop skills to develop and maintain Equipment of Food processing and preservation.

    PEO2: Create competitiveness to start ventures in Food Processing and Technology.

  • Faculty Expertise

    The Department of FPPT has well qualified and experienced faculty who have capability of innovative teaching and research. The faculties are specialized in the domains like Food Processing Engineering, Packaging, New product development and quality control of food products etc.,

    Faculty Expertise

  • Academic Facilities

    The Department has well established laboratories like Food Engineering Lab, Cereal and Pulses processing lab, Food Analysis Lab, Quality control lab, Bakery and Confectionary lab, Heat Transfer lab, Computing lab, Engineering practices Lab etc., All Classroom in the department are ICT enabled to enhance the learning process and better understanding by the students. Laboratories are highly equipped as per the curriculum and students acquire practical and hands on knowledge with all equipments in the laboratory

  • Moving Towards Excellence

    Based on extensive research and experience in the field, the department moving from good to great. Towards Excellence is a systems based approach to a high performance workplace. The faculty and students are moving towards fineness by publishing research papers, executing projects and attending various events related to Food processing and preservation technology.

  • Placement Support

    The Placement and Training cell of the institution conducts several training programs through external trainers, in addition the department faculty provides necessary domain specific training and arrange Technical talks by industry experts and renowned academicians are conducted to sharpen the thinking and knowledge of students.

    Some of the placements during 2019-20


    Name of the student


    Name of the Company


    K S Nathaliya
    Sugumaran Shanmathy

    Food Safety Executive

    Parikshan Food Testing Lab (NABL Accredited), Guindy, Chennai


    Sripriya B
    Tharani C P

    Junior Trainee

    Iyarkai Herbal Products, M.Anumanpalli,Erode


    Manimekalai PL
    Bavaharini K

    Coding Trainee

    KGISL Thudiyalur Road, Saravanampatti, Coimbatore


    Rubakavani B
    Saradhambal M


    Kannan Organic Foods, Chinthamaniputhur,Trichy Road, Coimbatore


    Haripriya R

    Junior Trainee

    RajkumarImpex Pvt Ltd St Mary’s Road,Abhiramapuram, Chennai


    NikhilaSherine S

    Associate – Training

    FACE Focus Academy,ThottipalayamPirivu, Avinashi Road,Coimbatore


    Afrrin M


    Diksha Academy for Banking and Finance, Cowly Brown Road, R S Puram, Coimbatore


    GokulaVarshini S V Kamala PriyaS

    Trainee - Coding Services

    Visionery RCM. Tidal Park Elcot SEZ, Coimbatore

  • Conferences and Faculty Development Events

    Faculty members attend conferences/seminar/training to enhance their knowledge in promising technologies. The Department of Food Processing and Preservation Technology organizes National level conferences, Seminars and workshops regularly to establish a forum for exchanging research ideas among teaching fraternity.

  • Industry Institute Interactions
    Industrial Linkages of the Department:
    • MSME, Coimbatore.
    • RamasamyChinnammal Food Processing Unit, Coimbatore.
    • Rajam Herbal Technologies, Salem
    • K.R.Bakes,Coimbatore
    • A1 Chips and Exports P.Ltd.,Coimbatore
    • GCT Herbal Products, Coimbatore
    • Agneya Agro Foods, Coimbatore
    • NiviAmla Products,Udumalpet, Coimbatore
    • Savorit Foods, Dindigul&Chennai
    • Perrys Biscuits, Madurai
    • Veeyel Foods P.Ltd.,Senthu Food Products, Coimbatore.
    • Mega Foods, Chennai
    • Dr.Yes Aar Team Foods, Chennai.
    • Magic Foods,Coimbatore
    • KSL Cold storage, Mettupalayam, Coimbatore
    • Maruthi Foods

      …..And many more

  • Students Corner

    The department arranges various workshops, seminars and guest lecturers to encourage the students to learn beyond the syllabus. This imbibes in them a spirit of lifelong learning and exposure to the state-of art Technologies.

  • Alumni Corner


    It is indeed a wonderful journey of 4 years that I had in our campus, I learned good academics and the institution prepared me to face the field of Food Industry. Teachers in our institute well mentored me in both curricular and co- curricular activities which really helped me in shaping my career and to meet industry - societal requirements. I am much pleased and honoured to be a student alumna of  Department of Food Processing and Preservation Technology.
    ........B. Kayalvizhi, Asst. Director, MSME (2001 passed out)
    The foundation of my Food Technology career started from, Dept of FPPT, Avinashilingam university. Having heavy competition with outsiders, I still strongly believe the knowledge, discipline, time management which I gathered from our Department helped a lot in my successful career.
    ........Dr.A.Sangamithra (2005 passed out)
    The Department of Food Processing & Preservation Technology in Avinashilingam University is one of the unique departments. Our department have always raised proficient food processing engineers and technologist to solve various issues within the food industries and the society. During the course, as part of practical labs I have cherished hands on training on most of the equipment used in food industries. The department also offers quality education and training on the food aspect and we have food quality testing and refrigeration lab. We also enhance all the training and experience by doing a short real time experience as part of internships and projects in different industries.
    ........Dr. Nikki John (2009 passed out)
    I completed ME (Food Technology) from our department in the year 2012 and blessed to get placements in the famous food industries like Innovative foods Ltd (Sumeru) , Symega Food Ingredients Ltd , AVT Natural Products Ltd and presently in Licious as Sr. Food Technologist at Bangalore. I sincerely believe that the strong educational  foundation, I acquired  from our department paved my way to climb those successful ladders in field of my  employment. Our department is fully equipped with excellent course curriculum and devoted  faculty members. They present educational process and programs in a congenial manner,  so as to fit in for employment in various food industries. It is also worth commendable that our Institution up holds only a nominal fee structure as compared to other institutions in the city due to which students from all strata of society are able to study here
    ........Mrs. Kavitha Kottol (2012 passed out)
    The Department of Food Processing and Preservation Technology is a great place of learning, fun, culture and many knowledge preaching activities. Avinashilingam University has added values to my life. It gave me many opportunities to meet different people and learn number of things. Different events and sessions boosted my confidence that I am experiencing in my current workplace. The department has always encouraged us to be updated in the field of Food Processing. Thanks to all who have been a part of my life in encouraging me. I'm carrying along a lot of beautiful memories of this place and will always cherish them.
    ........R.Harini (2018 passed out)

  • Syllabus for Various Programmes
  • Board of Studies
  • Newsletter & Technical Magazine
    S.No. Issue Year
    1 Issue No.1 2019 Technical Magazine 2019-20
    2 Issue No.5 2018-19 FPPT - News Letter 2018-19
  • Faculty Award & Publication
  • Event Organized & Attended