State Institute Of Food Processing Technology (SIFPT)

Name and address of Institution

State Food Processing Industrial Institution, Lucknow

18-B, Ashok Marg, Lucknow-226001(उ0प्र0)
Phone number :- 0052-22200991

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State Food Processing Industrial Institution, Lucknow (East- State Fruit Preservation and Dibba Bandi Institution, Lucknow) is contributing its best in the industry of Fruit and Vegetable Processing since last 67 years. This institution was established in Lucknow as “State Fruit Preservation and Dibba Bandi Institution” in year 1949, under Small and Cottage Industry directorate. In year 1953, after merging a part of Agriculture directorate and Small and Cottage Industry Department “Directorate of Fruit Preservation/Department of Fruit Preservation” was established and this institution was shifted in its zone. For the development of Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industries and as per the need of well-trained human resources, state government had started a 15 month “Post Graduate Diploma in Fruit and Vegetable Technology” course in this institution in year 1958. Alongwith state students, students of other state also get influenced by this course and approached for admission in huge number. As per the need of development of horticulture and processing of horticulture crops, state government had established a separate “Horticulture and Fruit Utilization Department/Directorate” in 1947.

In year 1984-85, as per the importance of this course, to fulfill the need of well-trained technician to Food Processing Industries and to promote self-employment for establishment of food processing industries, up gradation was done in ongoing course in 1958, which was equal to post graduate course i.e., “Two year P.G. Associateship Course in Fruit and Vegetable Technology .”

In year 2001-02, as per the importance and contribution made by this institution in field of Food Processing, U.P. Government had changed the name of institution as “State Food Processing Technology Institute.” For the development of well-trained human resources in Food Processing Industry in state, M.Sc. (Food Technology) course is going to be started in 2015-16, after taking affiliation from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi.


To fulfil the following objectives, establishment of State Food Processing Technology Institute was established:-

  • To contribute in the development of established food processing industries and in establishment of new Food Processing Industries in state.
  • To do research in post-harvest and processing problems, for the rapid growth of Food Processing Industries.
  • To execute its responsibility in private and public sectors by making availability of well-trained human resources of supervision and management level to Food Processing Industries
  • To provide training to housewives, fruit and vegetable producers and to others to make them aware about the utilization of local products and to make changes in their food trend.
  • To maintain the quality and nutrition of processed food for the safe utilization of consumer.

Ongoing course

M.Sc. (Food Technology) – (2 year course-4 semester)


Bundelkhand University, Jhansi

Educational Qualification

B.Sc. in Biology/Mathematics/B.Sc. Agri. /B.Sc. Microbiology / B.Sc. Bio Chemistry/Dairy Technology/ B.Sc. in Home Science/ B. Sc. in Food Science and Technology with a minimum 50% (45% for S/C, S/T candidates) from any recognized university.

Reservation and relaxation- As per the rules of U.P. Government.

Procedure of applying

Online applications will be received on website of Bundelkhand University, Jhansi ( ( Eligible candidates will get admission after counselling.

Number of seats in Institution

Number of seats in institution - 40

Annual Fee-

  • Course fee Rs. 28500 annually
  • Hostel fee Rs.14000 annually, in which Rs.2000 is included as security money, which is refundable in normal conditions.

Resources available in Institution-

Food Technology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Chemistry, Food Engineering and Packaging, Food Technology and Training related experts are available in the institution. Beside this, guest lectures are also conducted from time to time and important infrastructure such as- Library, Lab, Hostel etc are also available near the institution.