Value Added Courses

Title: Entrepreneurship and Quality control in Food microbiology (EQFM)

Advertisement Date: 18/07/2023

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Course type: Value Added Certificate Course

Commencement Date and Time: 17 th August 2023, 5.30 PM onwards

(Date and Time may be subjected to change. A detailed schedule will be shared before the commencement of classes)

Duration: 30 hours

Course Fees: 11800/- (including GST)

Mode of Course: Offline

Eligibility: B.Sc. (completed/final year) and/or M.Sc. (pursuing/completed) in any branch of Biological Sciences

Course Coordinator: Name: Dr. Kaushiki Biswas Email id:

Course Objective:

§ To impart fundamental concepts, ideas and practical skill sets in food microbiology for developing entrepreneurship.

§ To introduce the basic theoretical concepts and technical know-how of microbiological quality control in food industry.


· Microbiological concept of fermentation, manufacturing of microbiology based food products and their health benefits

· Common microbial contaminants in food and beverage and preservation techniques.

· Importance of microbial testing in food and beverage; Different microbiological media for quality assessment; Understanding various stages of Quality Control of food manufacturing process and protocols like HACCP, GMP.

· Hands on: Know-how of operation of different microbiology laboratory equipment, Aseptic techniques, Preparation of probiotic and fermented food products and their quality assessment (project).


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General Note:

1. Kindly fill the form with correct information latest by 5 th August 2023 midnight.

2. Once the form is submitted, it cannot be subjected to any further change.

3. Selection will be based on first-come first-serve basis and submission of valid information.

4. Selected participants will be informed about the payment method subsequently via respective email id along with their Application Number. On successful submission of Course fees, participants will be notified about their Enrollment Number and commencement details of the course.

5. Your fees will not be refunded once enrolled.

6. Your classes will be held entirely in Offline Mode.

The application link is below:

Dr. Kaushiki Biswas
Course coordinator

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