1. Why GATE Exam?

Helps to get masters degree or direct PhD (After B-tech) from IITs or NITs or from any premier institutes like ICT-Mumbai etc..

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2. Who organize the GATE?

Every year any one of the IIT / IISC Bangalore will organize the exam and date of application issuing is in the month of August 1st-September 1st or 1st September to October 1st. 

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3.How to apply?

Application process is online and all exams are online not offline 

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4.Am I eligible?

Please see the GATE information brochure (Click here).

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5.What are the streams available for Food Technology students?

Engineering Science and Life Science 

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6.How to choose streams?

See the optional subjects in Engineering Science and Life Science and choose the easy subjects or subjects which ever you like.

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7.What are the compulsory and optional Subjects available for Engineering Science and Life Science?

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                                    Compulsory Subject                             Optional Subjects

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Engineering Science    Mathematics                     Fluid Mechanics,Thermodynamics,Food                                                                                                             Technology,Polymer science and Eng,Material                                                                                                 Science,Solid Mechanics.

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Life Science                 Chemistry                          Biochemistry,Botany,Zoology,Microbiology,

                                                                                    Food Technology

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8.What is the best combination of optional subject with Food Technology?

For Engineering Science----Food technology and Fluid mechanics or Food technology and Thermodynamics

For Life Science-----------------Food technology and Microbiology or Food technology and Biochemistry

Above combinations are suggested because syllabus are some what related to each other.

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9. Where I get the syllabus?

Follow the pdf file ib.pdf

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10. What are the reference books for Food Technology?

Food Technology--Objective Food Science by Sanjeev Kumar Sharma and Harshad Kiran Kalwit

Food Engineering-1) Numerical Approach in Agricultural Engineering  By Sanjay Kumar

                             2) Processing and Food Engineering (Objective questions and answers) by M.K.Garg &                                        Pitam Chandra                    

                             3) Unit operation in Food Processing by RL Erle

                             4) Introduction to food engineering by RP Singh

                             5) www.unitoperation.com

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11.What are the expected questions in Food technology?

There is a chance of asking old GATE questions of Agri eng and Chemical eng streams ( Because Agri eng students also have Food eng syllabus, and Chemical eng students also have some of Food eng syllubus like Heat and Mass transfer,Refrigeration).

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12.What is the marks distribution in GATE Exam(Engineering Science and Life Science)?

      Compulsory Subject-------------15 Marks

      General Aptitude------------------15 Marks

      Optional Subject 1----------------35 Marks

      Optional Subject 2----------------35 Marks

     Total---------------------------------------100 Marks 

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13. What is the General Aptitude subject?

General Aptitude subject is common for all streams. It comprises numerical problems and reasoning questions and questions on English subject.

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14. Where I get old question papers?

You can get Food Tech question papers from Objective Food Science by Sanjeev Kumar Sharma and Harshad Kiran Kalwit. but solution is not available in any book. For other optional subjects you can search in internet. 

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15.Reference for other optional subjects.

A Text book of Fluid Mechanics by R K Bansal

Microbiology by GK Publication

Life science and General aptitude by G K Publication

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16. Is there any study materials available from IITs/IISc?

 Yes,NTPEL  website provides study videos(Heat and Mass transfer/Refrigeration/Food Tech/Fluid Mechanics etc....) (Click here for NTPEL Videos)

17. GATE  Food Technology old question Papers

XE 2008.pdf

XE 2009.pdf

XE 2010.pdf

XE 2011.pdf

XE 2012.pdf

XE 2013.pdf

XE 2014.pdf

XL 2014.pdf

Except for 2014 GATE Exam questions are same for both XE and XL

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Comment by Vishal Balaji Gabale on October 9, 2016 at 11:05pm
Hii Sir..
I am confused about selection of stream XE or XL.. can you suggest
me some tips..
Comment by Vishal Balaji Gabale on October 9, 2016 at 11:04pm
Hii Sir..
I am confused about selection of stream XE or XL.. Would you suggest me some tips..
Comment by Avneet Kaur on September 13, 2016 at 11:26am

Hi im pursuing b.tech food technology from DU . i'm confused which code to choose(xe or xl). can you please guide me? What eill be the difference, as in the availability of colleges based on the codes?

Comment by bhriigu sarma on July 5, 2015 at 11:33am

Thank you sir.

Sir, 

Through which exam after B.Tech I will get admission in these colleges ? through GATE or through some other exam ??

Comment by Sanjeev Sharma on June 29, 2015 at 5:44pm

HI Bhriigu.. try ICT Mumbai, IIT Kgp, NIFTEM 

Comment by bhriigu sarma on June 13, 2015 at 8:53pm

Hello Sir, 

 I am pursuing my B.Tech in food Processing Technology. After completing my B.Tech I want to go for M. Tech in Engineering Science. What colleges u prefer for M. Tech in Engineering science ?

Comment by pradnya on March 12, 2015 at 6:03pm
Sir Wat was last yr cut off through xe in open category? ?
Comment by LOHITH KUMAR D H on March 12, 2015 at 4:39pm

Try in IIT-KGP, and UCT Mumbai......

Comment by pradnya on March 12, 2015 at 3:48pm
Hello sir...my gate score is 585 with AIR 104..can I get iit kgp. Which institute would b a better option for me..???
Comment by pradnya on February 15, 2015 at 3:02pm
Thanks...!!

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