B. Tech. Programme: Oils, Fats & Waxes TechnologyNorth Maharashtra University
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Admission to these courses is conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Govt. of Maharashtra through merit based on score in common entrance test (CET) after HSSC Examination and with minimum eligibility criteria of 50% (PCM) for General and OBC category students and 45% for reserved category students.
DIVISION OF OIL TECHNOLOGY:
UDCT runs B Tech course in Oil Tech. with focus on edible oils, oleo chemicals, surfactants, perfumes, waxes and cosmetics. The division has pilot plant facilities for high pressure pressing of oil seeds (decorticator, cooker, expeller), refining of edible oils (alkali refining, vacuum beaching, dewaxing, steam deodorizer), hydrogenations (high pressure autoclave), soap, detergent (ribbon blender) manufacture and fatty acid distillation. Characterization Instruments include Lovibond Tintometer, Flash, and smoke point apparatus, penetrometer, pour point apparatus, tensiometer, double door refrigerator, Incubator Shaker, Nephlo Turbidity Meter, Low Temperature Centrifuge etc.
THRUST AREAS: Non traditional oils, biodiesel, lipase catalysed synthesis of oleochemicals, novel surfactants, compact detergents etc.