Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Tea Technology & Management


India is the 2nd largest producer of tea after China. Tea found in India is sorted into 3 kinds in particular Assam tea (highest cultivation), Darjeeling tea (Superior quality tea) and Nilgiri tea (deligate flavors). India is the largest consumer of tea. , India represents 3/4th household utilization of tea. In 2016, India produced 1,267.36 million kg of tea, for domestic use. India is famous for producing tea of high quality of aroma and flavor all over the world. Goldstein Research analyst predicted that the India tea industry outlook will reach to USD 1 billion by 2025, which is growing at a CAGR of 5.8% over the forecast period (2017-2025).

The Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Tea Technology & Management will provide theoretical and practical knowledge to students to develop their skills in the tea plantation and manufacturing sector. They will gain a deeper understanding of the tea plantation management, tea agronomy, herbarium practices and ethics, tea husbandry, tea tasting, tea marketing, branding, consulting, tea processing, quality assessment, medicinal properties of tea, bio tea, value added tea (green tea, white tea, black tea etc.), their nutritive value and their application methods in tea processing industry.

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

Programme Structure

Module 1: Introduction to Tea Plantation

Module 2: Basics of Tea Culture and Agronomy

Module 3: Taxonomy and Ecology

Module 4: Practices and Ethics of Herbarium

Module 5: Tea Husbandry and Technology

Module 6: Tea Chemistry and Pharmacology

Module 7: Extrinsic and Intrinsic factors of Pest Management

Module 8: Processing of Tea and their products

Module 9: Value added Tea products and their nutritive value (Green Tea, White Tea etc.)

Module 10: Tea Tasting and Blending

Module 11: Total Quality Management

Module 12: Tea Marketing and Tea Management

Module 13: Tea Packaging

Module 14: Industry based 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 Tea Technology & Management 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 Rossell India Ltd., Grob Tea Co Ltd., Terai Tea Co Ltd, Tata Coffee Ltd, Jay Shree Tea and Industries Ltd., Longview Tea Co Ltd., Dhunseri Tea & Industries Ltd., Goodricke Group Ltd., MCLeod Russel India Ltd., Tyroon Tea, Hindustan Unilever Limited,Tata Global Beverages Ltd., Ledo Tea Company 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 Consultants,Plantation/Factory Manager,Tea Tasters, R & D Manager, Quality Executive, Financial Head, Production Manager, Tea Marketersetc.

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