Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology Thanjavur (IIFPT Thanjavur) is a pioneer research and educational institution under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) Government of India started in 1967 in Thanjavur Tamilnadu, the ancient capital of the Chola Kingdom and the granary of Tamilnadu, as the Paddy Processing Research Center (PPRC) – an R&D laboratory in the Modern Rice Mill complex of Thanjavur Co-operative Marketing Federation (TCMF) in Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu – by Dr. V. Subrahmanyan, an eminent scientist and Founder Director Central Food Technological Research Institute Mysore after his retirement. The purpose of IIFPT Thanjavur at the time of inception was to find solutions for preserving high moisture paddy because the paddy harvest season in Southern India coincided with the tail end of the southwest monsoon. It was later upgraded as a national laboratory with the name PPRC in 1972. At the time of up-gradation, it focused its research on identifying technologies for post-harvest processing and preservation of paddy. Then it was moved to its current location in Thanjavur in 1984. Considering the vital importance of strengthening R&D efforts in the post-harvest processing, preservation, and value addition of raw agricultural produce, MoFPI strengthened and upgraded the PPRC as a National Institute in 2008 and renamed it the Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology (IICPT). In 2017, The Honorable Union Minister of Food Processing Industries has rechristened IICPT as IIFPT with more responsibilities focusing on providing solutions to all food processing areas including fish, meat, and dairy products processing through intensive research and development activities.
In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where IIFPT Thanjavur gave its reports.
Students Intake at IIFPT Thanjavur
IIFPT Thanjavur has 46 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 89.13% are Ph.D. holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:6, that is, one professor is available for every 6 students.
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IIFPT Thanjavur Research Details
IIFPT Thanjavur Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
PG Graduations & Placements
PhD Research Programmes
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.3 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2019.
Students Diversity at IIFPT Thanjavur
Facilities on IIFPT Thanjavur Campus
Annual Festivals at IIFPT Thanjavur
How to Get Admission at IIFPT Thanjavur
For PG courses: Candidates should have passed a 4 years B.E./B.Tech. degree in any of the following disciplines like Food Technology/Food Process Engineering/Agricultural Engineering/Agricultural and Food Engineering/Food Technology and Management/Food Processing and Preservation Technology/Dairy Technology/Food Science and Technology/Food Process Technology/Post Harvest Technology/Fisheries Engineering for applying to PG courses, however, candidates who have 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 are eligible to apply. For SC/ST candidates, a pass in the qualifying degree is sufficient.
Fee Structure at IIFPT Thanjavur
IIFPT Thanjavur Scores by NIRF
Perception: IIFPT Thanjavur has a good faculty, impressive infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are decent, however, it is not a big institution to accommodate more students and it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, so it scored merely 9.87%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.