PhD Food Sciences & Technology

To be recognised as an excellent S&T institution that plays a critical role in transforming the food industry to be competitive on a national and international level, with a focus on food security, safety, quality, and nutrition, by producing competent professionals capable of achieving excellence in knowledge dissemination and implementation to meet the challenges of the new millennium, by producing competent professionals capable of achieving excellence in knowledge dissemination and implementation to meet the challenges of the new millennium.
To address national and worldwide challenges in food security, safety, and human nutrition by providing high-quality undergraduate and graduate education and developing cutting-edge techniques.
• Addressing new difficulties in food science and human nutrition necessitates the development of internationally competitive human resources.
• Developing internationally competitive human resources is critical to addressing emerging challenges in food science and human nutrition.
• Adding value to agricultural output and lowering post-harvest losses by offering suitable cost-effective technology packages for handling, processing, and storage.
• Develop and provide technical expertise, training, and services to the commercial sector and other stakeholders in the food business.
• Establishing and developing a network that brings together academics, researchers, the food industry, and consumers.

Core Courses

  • Food Safety Standards
  • Unit Operations in Food Processing
  • Food industrial waste management
  • Post-Harvest Management
  • Advanced Food Microbiology
  • Food Enzymology
  • Food Industrial Waste Management
  • Food Toxicology
  • Advanced Food Chemistry

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

MSc (Hons) Agri/ MSc (Hons) Agri Sci./ MSc (Hons) Food Science. with major in the relevant field

CGPA 2.5/4.00 (Semester System)/ 2nd division with at least 45% marks (annual system)


Food Industry

Production Manager

Quality Assurance

Management Department

Marketing/Sales Executive


Teaching Institutes

Research Institutes

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission

Agricultural Research Institutes

Punjab Food Authority

Food Testing Laboratories

Pakistan Dairy development Board

Dairy Pakistan




Food Certification Organizations

Export Promotion Bureau of Pakistan

Public Analyst Laboratories

Tehsil Management Authorities

Provincial Food Departments

Ministry of Agriculture

Air ports and Sea ports

Food Inspector

Food Analyst

Health Institutions as Dietitian

Nutritionists and Dieticians

Public Sector

Public Health Departments

Research and Teaching Institutes

International Organizations: UNICEF, UNDP, WHO, FAO, World Bank

Non-Governmental Organizations

Community Development Program

Private Sector

Multi-national Companies

Independent Private Practice

Food  Industry

Hospitality industry

Pharmaceuticals Industry

Consultant for Private Companies

Consultant in Private Hospitals

Airlines and Railways

Catering Services

Health Care Centers

Foreign Countries

Public health departments in Middle East, Europe etc.

Independent Private Practice as registered dietitians

Quality Assurance

Private sector

Food Industries as:

Food Quality Assurance Manager

Quality & Food Safety Manager

Food Safety Officer

Restaurants and fast food hotels

Hospitality industry

Super stores

Chamber of commerce & industries

Public Sector


Teaching & research institutes

District governments

Public health departments

Public analyst & laboratories

Export board

Foreign countries

Food industries and public health departments in Middle East, Europe etc.

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