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CFTRI: Courses, Eligibility Criteria, Admission Process 2021

Last updated on April 29th, 2021

CFTRI was established in year 1950 and is approved by AICTE. It is a private institution that offers courses such as MSc, integrated MSc-PhD, Ph.D., and Flour Milling Tech Course. Admission in the programs is based on the entrance examinations. Interested candidates can apply to the Institute online.

CFTRI Highlights

Tabulated below are some facts about CFTRI that interested students can check:

Established | Institute Type 1950 | Private
Approved By All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Set By Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
Affiliation University of Mysore
Entrance Exam CFTRI Entrance Test
Courses offered MSc, Integrated MSc, Ph.D., Flour Milling Technology Course
Application Mode Online & Offline
Admission Criteria Entrance & Merit Based
Facilities Available Health Centre, Library, Animal House Facility, Central Instruments Facility, etc.
Official Website https://cftri.res.in/

CFTRI Courses

The Institute offers numerous courses and the details regarding the same are given in the table below.

Courses Details
  • Specialization: Food Technology
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in relevant stream
Integrated M.Sc. + Ph.D.
  • Specialization: Nutrition Biology
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Eligibility: Bachelors or diploma degree.
  • Specializations: Biological Sciences, Engineering, Chemical Sciences
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Eligibility: Masters degree in relevant stream

CFTRI Admissions

Admission in M.Sc. and M.Sc. Integrated program is on the basis of CFTRI entrance exam followed by an interview. To get admitted into Ph.D. and Flour Milling courses, the candidate should achieve the required marks in the entrance exam along with an interview.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates who wish to apply for M.Sc program, need to follow the below-given steps for getting admission in this institute.

  • Visit the official website of the Institute.
  • Fill the application form along with the necessary details by going through all the guidelines
  • Upload all major documents as written in the form.
  • Pay the application fee and proceed with form submission.
  • After submission, the candidate must take the printout of the form.

For Ph.D. and integrated programs, candidate must follow the below-given steps.

  • Visit the website http://acsir.res.in.
  • Click on the admission tab given at the top of the page.
  • Register yourself and proceed with filling the form.
  • Upload the documents that are required and submit an application form.

CFTRI Faculty

The faculty of the Institute is quite experienced and has years of experience in relevant fields. All the faculties are qualified and capable enough.

  • Senior Principal Scientist: 31+
  • Principal Scientist: 23+
  • Senior Scientist: 18+


Ques. How do I apply to CFTRI after completing a Bachelor’s Degree (Food Technology)?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021

Ans. Don’t get muddled between entrance-based and merit. You cannot get admission solely on a merit basis. You have to clear an entrance exam as well. Also, fulfill the required percentage criteria in your undergraduate course.

Ques. Does CFTRI offer good job opportunities to students after the completion of M.Sc.?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021

Ans. CFTRI offers significant placement offers after the completion of masters degree . It is totally up to the candidate as there are better institutions all around the world.

Ques. Does CFTRI conduct training programs too?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021

Ans. Yes, CFTRI conducts training programs every year that comprises all food science and technology major areas. They are handled by experienced faculty members who possess years of experience in food science and technology areas.

Ques. What are the facilities at CFTRI?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021

Ans. The Institute has all the basic facilities for students as well as the Institute staff. Some of them are animal house facility, computer center, central instruments facility service, library, health centres, pilot plant services, and many more.

Ques. Can students contact CFTRI for admission query?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021

Ans. Yes, for any type of query, candidates can contact the Institute or can mail on the id given at the official website of the Institute. Candidates can also head to the campus for admission-related discussion.