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

Dear Students,

Welcome to the College of Applied Food and Dairy Technology and the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics!

We are thrilled to offer one of the premier programs in nutrition and dietetics education and research. Our mission is to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to make a positive impact on the health and well-being of individuals and communities.

Our faculty members are highly qualified professionals in their respective fields and bring a wealth of experience to the classroom. They are dedicated to providing a supportive and challenging learning environment that will inspire students to reach their full potential.

The curriculum of our M.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics program is designed to provide a strong foundation in the principles of nutrition and dietetics and to prepare students for careers in research, clinical practice, community nutrition, and other related fields. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in hands-on experiences and projects that will help them apply what they learn in real-world settings.

In addition to the academic program, we offer a variety of resources and support services to help our students succeed. This includes access to state-of-the-art facilities, such as our nutrition research lab, and a variety of extracurricular activities, such as student organizations and community outreach events.

We are proud of our graduates and the impact they are making in the world of nutrition and dietetics. We believe that the education and experience that our students receive at the College of Applied Food and Dairy Technology and the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics will serve them well throughout their careers.

Thank you for considering our program. We look forward to helping you achieve your goals and make a positive impact in the field of nutrition and dietetics.

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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