GATE 2016 Syllabus For Food Technology

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GATE 2016 Syllabus For Food Technology, Download gate 2016 food tech syllabi pdf, Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2016 Syllabus For Food Technology.

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GATE 2016 Syllabus For Food Technology

Gate 2016 New Syllabus available For all 23 papers. Read & Download your branch Syllabus that is Food Technology below.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of the candidates in various undergraduate subjects in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and post-graduate level subjects in Science.

GATE 2016 Organizing By Indian Institute of Science. IIS has been released the Gate 2016 Syllabus For Food Technology. Students those who want GATE 2016 XL-M Syllabus PDF to Download from below Link.

Note :

1. GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens for Enrolment, Application Filling, Application Submission – September 1, 2015 (Tuesday)

2. GATE 2016 Online Examination Forenoon: 9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon Afternoon: 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM (On Saturdays and Sundays only) – January 30 to February 07, 2016.

XL-M – Food Technology Syllabus

General Aptitude (GA) Syllabus  : Common in all papers – Download Here

Section 1: Food Chemistry and Nutrition

Carbohydrates: structure and functional properties of mono-, oligo-, & polysaccharides including starch, cellulose, pectic substances and dietary fibre, gelatinization and retrogradation of starch.

Proteins: classification and structure of proteins in food, biochemical changes in post mortem and tenderization of muscles.

Lipids: classification and structure of lipids, rancidity, polymerization and polymorphism.

Pigments: carotenoids, chlorophylls, anthocyanins, tannins and myoglobin.

Food flavours: terpenes, esters, aldehydes, ketones and quinines.

Enzymes: specificity, simple and inhibition kinetics, coenzymes, enzymatic and nonenzymatic browning.

Nutrition: balanced diet, essential amino acids and essential fatty acids, protein efficiency ratio, water soluble and fat soluble vitamins, role of minerals in nutrition, co-factors, anti-nutrients, nutraceuticals, nutrient deficiency diseases.

Chemical and biochemical changes: changes occur in foods during different processing.

Section 2: Food Microbiology

Characteristics of microorganisms: morphology of bacteria, yeast, mold and actinomycetes, spores and vegetative cells, gram-staining.

Microbial growth: growth and death kinetics, serial dilution technique.

Food spoilage: spoilage microorganisms in different food products including milk, fish, meat, egg, cereals and their products.

Toxins from microbes: pathogens and non-pathogens including Staphylococcus, Salmonella, Shigella, Escherichia, Bacillus, Clostridium, and Aspergillus genera.

Fermented foods and beverages: curd, yoghurt, cheese, pickles, soya-sauce, sauerkraut, idli, dosa, vinegar, alcoholic beverages and sausage.

Section 3: Food Products Technology

Processing principles: thermal processing, chilling, freezing, dehydration, addition of preservatives and food additives, irradiation, fermentation, hurdle technology, intermediate moisture foods.

Food packaging and storage: packaging materials, aseptic packaging, controlled and modified atmosphere storage.

Cereal processing and products: milling of rice, wheat, and maize, parboiling of paddy, bread, biscuits, extruded products and ready to eat breakfast cereals.

Oil processing: expelling, solvent extraction, refining and hydrogenation.

Fruits and vegetables processing: extraction, clarification, concentration and packaging of fruit juice, jam, jelly, marmalade, squash, candies, tomato sauce, ketchup, and puree, potato chips, pickles.

Plantation crops processing and products: tea, coffee, cocoa, spice, extraction of essential oils and oleoresins from spices.

Milk and milk products processing: pasteurization and sterilization, cream, butter, ghee, icecream, cheese and milk powder.

Processing of animal products: drying, canning, and freezing of fish and meat; production of egg powder.

Waste utilization: pectin from fruit wastes, uses of by-products from rice milling.

Food standards and quality maintenance: FPO, PFA, Agmark, ISI, HACCP, food plant sanitation and cleaning in place (CIP).

Section 4: Food Engineering

Mass and energy balance; Momentum transfer:Flow rate and pressure drop relationships for Newtonian fluids flowing through pipe, Reynolds number.

Heat transfer: heat transfer by conduction, convection, radiation, heat exchangers.

Mass transfer: molecular diffusion and Fick’s law, conduction and convective mass transfer, permeability through single and multilayer films.

Mechanical operations: size reduction of solids, high pressure homogenization, filtration, centrifugation, settling, sieving, mixing & agitation of liquid.

Thermal operations: thermal sterilization, evaporation of liquid foods, hot air drying of solids, spray and freeze-drying, freezing and crystallization.

Mass transfer operations: psychrometry, humidification and dehumidification operations.

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