PhD admission at Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT)

The Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) is a pioneer Research and Educational Institution under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India. The Institute is located at Thanjavur, the ancient capital of Chola Kingdom and the granary of Tamil Nadu. The IIFPT with its modern laboratories equipped with hi-tech instruments, is engaged in the R&D of food grain processing, value addition, by-product utilization through bio-processing, process and product development.. Earlier the institute was known as Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology (IICPT)

PhD courses offered:

  • Ph.D in Food Process Engineering

Number of Seats: 8

  • Ph.D in Food Process Technology

Number of Seats: 8

Selection Criteria:

  • Selection is purely based on merit basis only.
  • Ranking will be done based on undergraduate & postgraduate marks and short written test followed by Personal interview.
  • Short written test and Personal interview will be conducted at IIFPT Thanjavur main campus or through online.
  • Reservation policy based on government norms.


  • Should have passed a 4 years bachelors and a 2 years M.E./M.Tech degree in any of the following discipline like Food Technology/Food Science and Technology/ Food Safety and Quality Assurance/Food Science and Nutrition/Food Science and Quality Control/Food Process Engineering / Food Processing Technology / Process and Food Engineering/Food Technology and Management.
  • A candidate who has undergone course credit system with a minimum OGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 or 7.00 out of 10 or 70% aggregate alone is eligible to apply. However for SC/ST candidates a pass in the qualifying degree is sufficient.

Last date to apply


To know more details visit IIFPT official website

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