Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Regulatory Affairs (PGDFRA/EDFRA)


The PG Diploma in regulatory affairs envisages the whole regulatory aspect as it helps the participants to imbibe the necessary knowledge which will make them a specialized person of the field to independently deal with the regulatory aspects of a food company. It brings out the application of the food regulations with an International perspective. The students who are freshers can also consider taking this programme as it is intended to train them professionally for the specialized field.

The programme content is specially designed for target individuals who want to take food regulatory affairs as a career choice.

Programme Structure

Module 1: Introduction to global regulatory authorities for food Industry

Module 2: Food GMP and its regulations

Module 3: From Farm to Fork: Understanding the Food Regulatory Cycle [International perspective of USA, Europe, UK, Canada, GCC (UAE), South Africa, Australia & New Zealand]

Module 4: Food safety in the process chain

Module 5: Documentation for launch of a new food product and regulatory filing in US, Europe, UK, India, Canada and Japan

Module 6: Dossier preparation for novel food product in required international formats

Module 7: Food Industry IPR, Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks

Module 8: Food Product Marketing, Import and Export regulations

Module 9: Compliance guidelines, Govt. Audits (FSSAI, BIS, etc) and breach reports

Module 10: Food Regulations & Guidelines in India

Module 11: Food Licensing & Registration in India

Module 12: 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 Regulatory Affairs 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 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 Britannia Industries Ltd., Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Kohinoor Foods Ltd. (Satnam Overseas Ltd.), LT Foods Ltd. (Daawat), McCain Foods India Pvt. Ltd., Mondelez India Foods Pvt. Ltd. (Cadbury),Haldiram’s, Mother Dairy, MTR Foods Pvt. Ltd. (Orkla), Nestle India Ltd., Amul, Parle Agro Pvt. Ltd., Venkys India Ltd.,Vimta Labs,Nexus Test Labs, PepsiCo India, Patanjali, Heritage Food Ltd., Kwality Dairy India Ltd., KRBL Ltd., etc.

Future career prospects

FFSQ online programme is a professional programme targeted to cater the food industry needs trained regulatory affair 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 form of job roles and positions like that of Auditors, quality assurance executives, quality managers, position in NPD(new product development) team, food regulatory consultants and many more.

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