Affiliated to TamilNadu Agricultural University ( Affiliation No.E1/A.E.R.I/02711/2016 )
Shoolagiri to Berigai Road, Athimugam Village, Krishnagiri District 635105.
The Department of Food Science and Nutrition makes for an atmosphere that is pleasant and welcoming as well as academically engaging and professional. The faculty member is well qualified and strives to provide highest quality educational experience for the students by innovatively introducing the various concepts of Food science and Nutrition and also by equipping them with practical knowledge of the same.
The department offers the course ‘Principles of Food Science & Nutrition’ in the second semester of first year. The course is structured in such a way that it covers all aspects of food science including Nutrition, biochemistry, food microbiology, food technology, food safety and consumer education. The department also opens up opportunities for the final year students to undertake research projects in different areas of food science.
The department has a well-equipped lab with a projector. The laboratory is well equipped with analytical instruments such as photo colorimeter, spectrophotometer, digital weighing balance and food processing devices that includes baking oven, fruit pulper, sugarcane juicer, cake mixer, gas stoves and a newly installed fruit crusher.
The department has been actively engaging in supporting farmers and serving the community by way of research, extension activities, community-based nutrition programmes, training programmes etc., The department also organizes events such as poster designing, cooking contest and quiz competition during special occasions such as World Food Day and National Nutrition Week to enable the students cohesively use their mind and body to bring out their talents creatively.