Coffee Board of India, Bengaluru-560 001, has invited applications for admission to the Post Graduate Diploma in Coffee Quality Management (PGDCQM) Programme for the academic year 2019-20. Coffee Board has instituted the Post graduate diploma course to support the requirements of the Indian coffee industry for trained personnel with the specific knowledge and skills required to function as coffee tasters.
Course content includes theory and practical sessions elated to Coffee cultivation practices, Post-harvest management and practices, Coffee Quality Evaluation, Roasting and brewing techniques, Marketing and Trade, Quality assurance systems.
The course duration is 12 months divided into 3 trimesters is conducted in English.
Accommodation: Free accommodation will be provided only during the first trimester at CCRI, Balehonnur, Chikmagalur.
Admissions open to candidates from open category and preference is given to those sponsored by coffee industry. Selection by committee is based on academic record, personal interview and sensory evaluation test.
Eligibility: Applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects namely Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Bioscience, Food Technology, Food Science, Environmental science or should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural sciences.
Procedure: Notification along with Application forms can be downloaded from the ‘Latest Updates’ link at www.indiacoffee.org
It can also be collected personally from Divisional Head (Coffee Quality), Coffee Board, No.1, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore-560 001.
Filled in application form along with a NEFT transfer details for Rs.1500/- payable to Coffee Board Account No. 64015049024, State Bank of India, IFSC - SBIN0040022, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru and a self-addressed envelope (9”x 6”) should reach ‘Divisional Head (Coffee Quality), Coffee Board, No.1, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore-560 001’, 3rd September 2019.
Foreign students admitted under open and sponsored categories should be well versed in the English language. Their admission is subject to the clearance of Govt. of India.
Interview and selection will be on 13th September 2019. The course fee is Rs. 2,50,000/-.
For more details, visit www.indiacoffee.org