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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 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


Graduation in Science/Pharma/Medical/Biomedical/Biotechnology/Microbiology/Food Science & Technology/any Engineering & related disciplines & Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification exam or awaiting their results, are eligible to apply.

Programme Duration

Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course in six month while a maximum of one consecutive year is allowed to complete the course.


The registration dates for this bi-annual executive programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course 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 course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Executive Diploma in Tea Technology & Management by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course 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.

Future career prospects

Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI’s e-distance course is a professional course targeted to cater the agro-allied industries, food processing and production industry. The information, guidance, practical training and off course 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 Marketers etc.

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