Post Graduate Diploma in Post Harvest Technology

Duration: 1 Years
Level: Diploma After Graduation
Type: Diploma
Eligibility: Graduation

Post Graduate Diploma in Post Harvest Technology is a postgraduate Agriculture Science and Technology course. Post Harvest Technology defines that how fresh produce is handled, transported and stored to maintain quality from grower to consumer. During the course students will study the following core modules: Postharvest Physiology & Pathology, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, and Postharvest Technology. The duration of P.G.D. in Post Harvest Technology is one year divided into two semesters and also may be offered by some certain institutes on part time basis.

Post Graduate Diploma in Post Harvest Technology Eligibility

  • Students should have passed 4 years B.Sc. (Agri.)/B.Tech. (Agri. Engg.) exam of the University or an equivalent examination recognized by the University and obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate under traditional system or an OGPA (Overall Grade Point Average) of 2.5/4, 3.5/5, 4.0/6 and 6.0/10 under the course credit system.
  • For SC/ST only pass marks is required for this course.
  • Entrance test will be regulated as per existing ordinances of the PET.

Post Graduate Diploma in Post Harvest Technology Syllabus

Syllabus of Post Harvest Technology as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Sem. I

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study


Principles of Post Harvest Management


Food Chemistry and Physiology


Food Processing & Engineering I


Seed Processing Technology



Sem. II


Food Microbiology


Food Processing & Engineering II


Food Quality Testing and Evaluation


Entrepreneurship and Marketing






Post Graduate Diploma in Post Harvest Technology College

 Post Graduate Diploma in Post Harvest Technology Course Suitability

  • Candidates from agricultural background are most appropriate for this course as they know many facts of harvesting.
  • Second, those who want research and renovate the agricultural sector and willing to contribute it with their innovative mind can for this course.
  • They should be able to go hard work, have team work and computer knowledge.
  • Applicants must be good decision maker as they have to take different decisions at the same time during their careers.

How is Post Graduate Diploma in Post Harvest Technology Course Beneficial?

  • The development and application of appropriate post-harvest technologies is leading to the establishment of Agro-Processing Centres (APCs) in the production which is in itself a boost for employments in agriculture sector.
  • After having this degree the candidates enable themselves with the capacity to handle and hold the produce without excessive losses at affordable cost to negotiate with the forces of marketing avoiding distress sales. And this tendency goes to “Food Security” in India.
  • Also it is beneficial in making better use of crop residues, processing of by-products and wastes in eco-friendly and economically rewarding fashion.
  • The course is beneficial enough for the candidates having agricultural background as it teaches them about the best harvesting techniques.

Post Graduate Diploma in Post Harvest Technology Job Types

  • Research Associate - Post Harvest Technology
  • Designer - Water Resources & Water Supply
  • Associate Consultant - Agri. Business Management
  • Sales Manager/Regional Sales Manager - Agri. Products
  • Asst. Manager - Food Systems
  • Product Coordinator - Cotton Program
  • Seed Production Manager
  • Executive - Crop Production
Colleges and Institutes
Colleges offering Post Graduate Diploma in Post Harvest Technology in India

Post Graduate Diploma in Post Harvest Technology Colleges in India
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