Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Beverage Technology

The Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Beverage Technology will help students to develop their skills in the areas of beverages science & technology. They will gain a deeper understanding of the quality testing, safety and analysis of enriching elements in beverages. With developed skills in product and process development for the beverage industry, students /professionals will be able to work in industry and research Institutes.

In order to enhance the knowledge in the area of Beverages Technology, FFSQ, IGMPI has designed this programme of Beverage Technology. This is undertaken through theoretical knowledge and practical skill as both are essential to master the field of beverages industry.

The objective of this programme is to o give knowledge about types of beverages, their composition and nutritive value; handling, storage, and transportation of drinks, and processing of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. On completion of this programme student will be able to explain the advanced processing of drinks or beverages. You can apply the various concepts of food chemistry in preservation and processing; also analyze the effect of various processing techniques on the quality of beverages, discuss and plan the by- product utilization of fruits and Vegetable industry.

The programme has been designed for professionals, students aspiring to work in the field of beverages industry, all involved in implementing and maintaining product quality systems, quality control and quality assurance personnel, new product development personnel.

Programme Structure

Module 1: Introduction to Beverage Industry

Module 2: Technology of Alcoholic Beverages

Module 3: Technology of Non-alcoholic Beverages

Module 4: Processing of Fermented Beverages

Module 5: Technology of Fortified Beverages

Module 6: Food Safety in Beverage Industry

Module 7: Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Beverage Industry

Module 8: Supply Chain Technology for beverages and its latest trends

Module 9: Global Beverages Regulatory Affairs

Module 10: Preservation Technology of Beverages

Module 11: By-product Utilization of Waste

Module 12: Entrepreneurship Development in Beverage Industry (Alcoholic & non-alcoholic categories)

Module 13: Laboratory demonstration, practicals and instrument handling

Module 14: Case Studies


Any graduation/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The duration to complete this programme is 1 year (Post Graduate Diploma), 6 months (Executive Diploma).


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Beverage Technology by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food and Agriculture companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global food giants like Nestle, Britannia Industries, TATA Consumer Products, Jubilant FoodWorks, Varun Beverages, MTR Foods, Mother Dairy, Mondelez India, Parle Agro, Heritage Foods, Vadilal Industries, Hindustan Unilever, Rasna International, Heritage Foods, ITC Limited, Red Bull India Pvt. Ltd., Pearl Drinks Ltd., Orient Beverages Limited, Coca-Cola India etc.

Future career prospects

Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI’s online programme is a professional programme targeted to cater the food industry needs trained food professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in the form of job roles and positions like that of Food Beverage Executive, Quality Assurance Executives, R&D Managers, Food & Beverage Managers, Food consultants, Microbiologist, Executive Chef and many more.

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