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National College of Food Science and Technology

Khusibu, Kathmandu


National College of Food Science and Technology (N.C.F.S.T) an institutional part of the National Institute of Science and Technology has been solemn the best education of food technology in Nepal.

Established in the year 2007, under the umbrella of the National Institute of Science and Technology(NIST), the National College of Food Science and Technology(NCFST) offers the most comprehensive range of high-quality Food Technology programs in the country. With its faculty members comprising renowned food scientists, professors, and professionals of the country, the college is the best place for those who are craving a career in an industry that is continually expanding, developing new products, and adopting new technologies and new ways to do better. The challenge for Food Technologists, in the rapidly changing technological scenario of these days, is to acquire sufficient knowledge in the area of food science, chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and nutrition to be able to produce the foods that today's consumers want.

Other sister institutes of NCFST, under the umbrella of NIST, have produced a generation of successful graduates who have gained positions of influence and leadership in a variety of fields, and NCFST is committed to producing such graduates in their field of expertise.

The continued growth and development of the industry, the emerging challenges for quality and safety management in the export markets, and consumer trends towards the dining variety, new culinary experiences, and quality convenience foods, mean there are more opportunities than ever before for people having qualifications and skills in food processing.

Salient Features

  1. Group Project Work for product design and development
  2. Nutritional Survey
  3. Practical courses conducted on Food Pilot Plant
  4. Resource exchange with Industrial institutions
  5. Commercial application oriented research work
  6. Classy Sensory evaluation Chamber
  7. Sophisticated and separate research lab for dissertation
  8. Reliable analysis port for Market and industrial food samples
  9. Social Responsible activities


The infrastructure and facilities available on the campus are amongst the very best. The infrastructure facilities are:

  1. Well furnished s and labs with a seminar hall
  2. Well equipped labs, research labs, and updated library
  3. Power backup system, internet, computer labs, and multimedia
  4. The laboratories are equipped with PCR, Real-time PCR, ELISA Reader, 96-well Plate Reader, UV Visible Spectrophotometer, High Speed Refrigerated Centrifuge, Autoclave, Freezers, Ovens. pH meter, incubators, Laminar flow, Electronic Balance, Microscope, Heating Block, Centrifuges, Hot plates, Test tube Rotator, Juice pulpers, Meat mincer. Bowl chopper, Sausage Stuffer, IR, Vacuum Sealing Machine, Noodle sheeter, Water Bath Shakers etc.

Admission Guidelines

The candidates who have passed 10+2 (Science) or equivalent examination of food technology laboratory technology from TU or equivalent Universities at least in a good second division are eligible to apply.

Application forms can be obtained from the admission office of NCFST, Khusibu, Nayabazar, Kathmandu. All applications should submit the complete application forms as per the details mentioned thereon. All the applications should appear for and pass the entrance examination conducted by Tribhuvan University. The students are selected on their merit in the entrance exams.


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