Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Fats and Oil Processing


The Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Fats and Oil Processing will provide theoretical and practical knowledge to students to develop their skills about oils and fats, their supply chain, about the crops and extraction process of oil. Furthermore, they will experience difference between oils and fats and their functionality. They will gain a deeper understanding of the chemistry involved in fats and oils, oil storage, oil refining, oil modification, and nutritional aspects of oils and fats.

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

The objective of this programme is to give knowledge about Oilseed processing, refining process, functionality of oils and fats, modification of fats and oils, Oil storage, handling and transport, and applications on Oleochemical. On completion of this programme student will be able to explain the crucial function of oils and fats in new product development, during its growth and development and diversification.

Programme Structure

Module 1: Introduction to Fats and Oils

Module 2: Chemistry of Fats and Oils

Module 3: Chemical Engineering Operations in Fats and Oils

Module 4: Natural Sources and their supply chains

Module 5: Refining and modification of Fats and Oils

Module 6: Functions of Fats and Oils

Module 7: Nutritional aspect Fats and Oils

Module 8: Oil storage, handling and modifications

Module 9: Quality control and Component Valorization

Module 10: Packaging of Fats and Oils

Module 11: Entrepreneurship Development in Food Industry

Module 12: Industry based Case Studies


Any graduation/ B. tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, and Industry 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 and online live classes easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

The accompanying training 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.
  • – 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 learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Industry 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 Fats and Oil Processing 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 organizationslike Cargill, Gemini Edibles & Fats India Ltd, Ruchi Soya Industries Limited, Gokul agro Resources Ltd, Agro Tech Foods Ltd,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, Biotechnology 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 Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd., Gokul Agro Resources Ltd., Gujarat Ambuja Exports Ltd., Gokul Refoils and Solvent Ltd., Vijay Solvex Ltd., Agro Tech Foods Ltd., B.P. Oil Mills Limited, Rasoi Ltd., Marico Ltd., Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd., Gemini Edibles & Fats India Ltd (GEF India), Liberty Oil Mills Ltd., Wild Flavours India Pvt. Ltd., Adani Wilmar Ltd. etc.

Future career prospects

Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI’s online programme is a professional programme targeted to cater the agro-allied industries, food processing and production industry. The information, guidance, practical training and off programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities like Research and Development Manager, QA Managers, Quality Head, Quality In charge, Production Managers, etc.

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