Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Fruits and Vegetable Technology


The Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Fruits and Vegetable Technology will help students to develop their skills in the areas of Fruits & Vegetable Processing Industry. 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 Fruits & Vegetable Technology, FFSQ, IGMPI has designed this programme. This is undertaken through theoretical knowledge and practical skill as both are essential to master the field of Fruits and Vegetable industry.

The objective of this programme is to o give knowledge about types of fruits and vegetable, their composition and nutritive value; handling, storage, and transportation, and processing of different kind of products like juices, jams, jelly, marmalades, pickles, chutney etc.

On completion of this programme student will be able to explain the advanced processing of Fruits and Vegetable. 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 products, 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.

Programmme Structure :

Module 1: Introduction Fruits & Vegetable Processing Industry

Module 2: Technology of Spices and food additives

Module 3: Technology of pulps and fruit juices

Module 4: Processing of purees, sauces and ketchups

Module 5: Processing of Jam, Jellies and Marmalades

Module 6: Preparation of Alcoholic and Non- alcoholic beverages

Module 7: Preparation of candies, crystallized and galzed fruits bars

Module 8: Methods of Drying

Module 9: Methods of Refrigeration and Freezing

Module 10: Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Food Industry

Module 11: Supply Chain Technology for Fruits & Vegetables and its latest trends

Module 12: Preservation Technology of Fruits and Vegetables

Module 13: By-product Utilization of Waste

Module 14: Entrepreneurship Development in Fruits and Vegetable Industry

Module 15: Laboratory demonstration, practicals and instrument handling

Module 16: 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.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on 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 Fruits and Beverages 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, 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 Nestle, Mother Dairy, Morriko Pure Foods Pvt. Ltd., PepsiCo, Dabur India Limited, ITC Limited, Hector Beverages, Patanjali, Coca-Cola Company, R.J. Reynolds Industries, Ceres Fruit Juices, Fruitaco 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 Snacks Specialist Food Beverage Executive, Quality Assurance Executives, R&D Managers, Food & Beverage Managers, Food consultants, Microbiologist, Executive Chef and many more.

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