NAF Research & Development Centre is a registered Program Study Centre for IGNOU. NAF- IGNOU Program Study Centre (Centre Code: 25219P) offers PG Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (PGDFSQM) program in July session. NAF conducts theory and practical counseling sessions for students during weekends.
|Food Fundamentals & Chemistry||Food Microbiology||Food Laws and Standards|
|Principles of Food Safety and Quality Managementy||Food Safety and Quality Management Systems||Food Safety and Quality Auditing|
|Chemical Analysis and Quality Assurance||Project Work|
Graduation/ Post Graduation in Science with Chemistry/ Bio-chemistry or Microbiology as one of the subjects.
Degree/ Post Graduation Degree in allied sciences like Agriculture/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ Post Harvest Technology/ Engineering/ Home Science/ Life Science/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Horticulture/ Dairy Technology/ Veterinary/ Fisheries/ Hotel Management and Catering/ Hospitality Management etc.
Science graduates in disciplines like Geography, Statistics with Physics & Math, Art Subjects and Medical Lab technology and with minimum three years’ experience in food processing and /or quality control. These students should have minimum one year experience in quality control activities.
Art/ Commerce graduates with diploma in food science/ hotel management disciplinesviz. fruits and vegetables, dairy technology, meat technology, cereal, pulses and oilseeds etc. with minimum 5 years’ experience in Food Processing/ Food Quality Control/ Hotel Management (food preparation/ food catering) and out of which two years’ experience should be in quality control activities. This shall provide vertical mobility to diploma holders.
B.A./ B.Com Graduates with minimum of 7 years’ experience in Food Processing/ Food Quality Control/ Hotel Management (food preparation/ food catering) or holding senior position in Govt./Semi Govt. Units involved in Food Quality Control.
Minimum age as on 1st Jan. of the Academic Year: No Bar
Duration in years: a) Minimum: 1 year b) Maximum: 4 years: No Bar
Medium of Instruction: English
For more details about the program, contact:
The Program Incharge
NAF-IGNOU Program Study Centre
National Agro Foundation
R & D Centre, Anna University Taramani Campus, CSIR Road, Taramani, Chennai – 600 113
Phone: +91 44 2254 2598/ 2254 2803