CAFODAT a place for your choice

College of Applied Food and Dairy Technology (CAFODAT) is a preferred destination for the Food Technology, Dairy Technology and Nutrition & Dietetics education in Nepal and is a center for world class education which prepares its graduates to lead in their chosen sector. CAFODAT is offering Bachelor of Food Technology (B. Tech. Food) and Bachelor of Dairy Technology (B. Tech. Dairy) since 2005 . . .

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Food Technology

It is an application of Science and Technology for the preparation, preservation, processing, storage and quality control of food and dairy product that we consume.

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Dairy Technology

Food/Dairy processing and preservation technology which helps to produce value added products giving employment opportunity and income generation....

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Nutrition & Dietetics

Nutrition education is the most widely used nutritional measure with the intension of producing changes in food consumption practices for nutrition improvement in the dietary habit.

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College of Applied Food & Dairy Technology (CAFODAT) is devoted to the production of professionally competent food/dairy technologist, nutritionist as well as dietitian capable of meeting the national need and aspiration for the development of agro-economic and health sector. The college, with well equipped class rooms, library, laboratories with associated academicians, research scientists and professionally experienced faculty members, is a leading college for learning nutrition, food and dairy technology.
The students, after the completion of courses will be competent globally in their profession and can lead a socially dignified life. I would like to extend my best wishes and want to welcome to all potential students aspiring to join this college.
Prof.Jagat Bahadur K.C.
Chairman College Management Committee

Nepal is an agricultural country. Our agricultural and livestock products have not been properly utilized into value added products, without value we cannot uplift the Nepalese Farmers. So as to develop our agriculture and livestock system by improving different stages of value chains such as production, processing, preservation, packaging and marketing are technological intervention is very much needed. For this purpose qualified human resources are to be needed to work in agro based food industries or they start their own agro-based food enterprises or industries. To fulfill such manpower CAFODAT offers Diploma in Food and Dairy Technology in affiliation with Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT), Bachelor in Food Technology, Bachelor in Dairy Technology, and Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics in affiliation with Purbanchal University (PU). CAFODAT is one of the established full-fledged colleges in the nation. It imparts quality education by a team of dynamic food and dairy technologists, Food Researchers and professionally long experienced faculty members. Food science and Technology is a universally applicable subject and it develops skilled technologists, professionals and academicians in food manufacturing industries, hospitals, government and non-government organizations, Multinational Companies of Food, Dairy, Nutrition and Dietetics.

What is Food and Dairy Technology?

Food technology is a multi-disciplinary field, an application of Food Science and Technology to the selection processing, preservation, quality control, packaging, storage, distribution and use of safe food and dairy product that are consumed. This course provides with an in depth knowledge of the food and dairy products, preparation preservation, quality control, analytical chemistry, biotechnology, engineering, food safety management, which also provides knowledge on nutrition and health implications of food for human consumption.

Scope for Food Technologists

Food technologist is one of the top career options after completing the course such as:

  1. Wide scope of employment opportunities in Government sector, Food and Dairy industries and National and multi- national organizations.
  2. High demand of Food and Dairy Technologist in National and international job markets
  3. Professionally capable human resources of working as Food and Dairy Technologists, Food Scientists, Researchers, Food Quality Control Officers, Food inspectors, Regulatory Affairs Officer, Nutritionist.
  4. To pursue higher academic qualification in National and international universities.
  5. Self employment by establishing Food and Dairy industries.

Mr. Man Bahadur Shrestha
College of Applied Food & Dairy Technology

Professor (Dr.) Kalpana Tiwari who has more than 20 years of experiences in the field of National and International Level in the field of Nutrition at National and International level is leading this Department.  The Department supports a variety of research to the students addressing issues related to Nutrition and Dietetics.  From Last 2012, the researchers are mainly focuses on the generating evidences in Nutrition and Dietetics:  Nutrition of women and children, Adolescents, linking agriculture and nutrition and health and nutrition.
Furthermore, students have published their academic articles in national and international journals. Students receive grants for conducting these research by which they are motivated and trained to prepare scientific manuscript. They also attend national and international seminars and conferences for oral presentations and poster presentations as young researchers.

Health is the most important asset to human and the way of being healthy is through Nutrition, I feel delighted and honoured to lead this crucial Department and enable our students for community and hospital based researches.

Professor (Dr.) Kalpana Tiwari
Department of Nutrition & Dietetics

Mr. Ram Krishna Shrestha
Director of International Affairs Research

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Academics Course & Program

The only one college in Nepal offering Bachelor in Dairy Technology & Master in Nutrition and Dieteties.

Diploma in Food & Dairy Technology

  • Program
    3 Years / 6 Semesters
  • Entry requirement
    SLC Pass or SLC/SEE, TSLC in Food Technology with Minimum 66.68%,
  • Mode of Entry
    Should Pass Entrance Examination as Administered by CTEVT

    Bachelor in Food Technology

    Purbanchal University has started Bachelor in Food Technology (B. Tech. Food) for the first time in Nepal. The courses is designed to fulfill the needs of high level, competent, practical-oriented food technologists in the country.


    M. Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics

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    Bachelor in Dairy Technology

  • Program
    4 yrs / 8 semesters
  • Entry requirement
    I.Sc./10+2 Science/Diploma in Food/Dairy or equivalent
  • Mode of Entry
    Entrance Examination by Purbanchal University

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