PGDFSQM : Post Graduate Diploma(FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY MANAGEMENT)

About This Programme:

Theobjective of the PGDiploma Programme is toprepare professionals for development, implementation and auditing of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems in the country. The Programme has been developed in collaboration with the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), GOI. It seeks to develop India’s capability to meet the global food safety and quality requirements and enhance the competitiveness of food products.In long term perspective,it would contribute to ensure consumer safety with in and outside the country.

Eligibility:

  1. Graduation in Science with Chemistry/ Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology as one of thesubjects.
  2. DegreeinalliedScienceslikeAgriculture/FoodScience/FoodTechnology/PostHarvestTechnology/Engineering/ HomeScience/LifeScience/Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Horticulture/DairyTechnology/Veterinary/ Fisheries/ Hotel Management and Catering/ Hospitality Management, or equivalentetc.
  • Science graduate in disciplines like Geography, Statistics with Physics & Maths, Art Subjects and Medical Lab technology and with minimum three years experience in food processing and / or quality control. These students should have minimum 1 year experience in quality controlactivities.
  1. Arts/Commerce graduate with diploma in food science/ hotel management disciplines viz fruits and vegetables, dairy technology, meat technology, cereals, pulses and oilseeds etc. with minimum 5 years experience in Food Processing/ Food Quality Control/ Hotel Management (food preparation/ food catering) and out of which 2 years experience should be in quality controlactivities.
  2. BA/B.Comgraduates withminimum7yearsexperienceinFoodProcessing/FoodQualityControl/HotelManagement (food preparation/ food catering) or holding senior position in Govt./ Semi Govt. Units involved in Food Quality Control.

Total Fees:

Rs.14,400/- for full programme

Duration:

Minimum 1 years and Maximum 2 years; offered in both January and July cycle of admission.

Medium of Instruction:

English 

Programme Co-ordinator(s):

Prof. M.K. Salooja, [email protected], Ph. 011-29572976

Syllabus

  • MVP 1 – Food Fundamentals and Chemistry
  • MVPI 1 – Food Microbiology (Integrated)
  • MVP 2 – Food Laws and Standards
  • MVP 3 – Principles of Food Safety and Quality Management
  • MVP 4 – Food Safety and Quality Management Systems
  • MVPL 1 – Food Safety and Quality Auditing (Practical)
  • MVPL 2 – Chemical Analysis and Quality Assurance (Practical)
  • MVPP 1 – Project Work