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M.Sc. in Food Safety and Quality Management (MSCFSQM)

IGNOU Master of Science (Food Safety and Quality Management) programme details

Since 2011, the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 has elevated food safety as a field. The act has increased demand for qualified food safety professionals in food processing, testing, safety, regulation, auditing, risk management, capacity building, etc. This M. Sc. in Food Safety and Quality Management programme trains large numbers of food safety professionals to meet the nation's demand. The programme includes project work, dissertation, and theory. This modular programme allows students to exit after completing the first year with a PG Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management or lateral enter into the second year of the M. Sc.
The programme develops qualified and competent food safety and quality management professionals for regulators, industry, academic/research institutions, certifying and accreditation bodies, food trade, food testing, and training, covering food standards, harmonisation with global benchmarks, quality management systems, food analysis, instrumentation, risk analysis/management, and more.

MSCFSQM Course Details

MSCFSQM syllabus, fees, eligibility, programme co-ordinators, contact details, etc.





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Basic Course Information for IGNOU MSCFSQM Programme

MSCFSQM Fees, Eligibility, Duration, Medium of Instruction, Syllabus, etc.




2 Years


Rs. 13000/- per year


Graduation/ Post Graduation in Science with Chemistry/ Bio-chemistry or Microbiology as one of the subjects.
Graduation/ Post Graduation in allied sciences like Agriculture/ Food Science/ Food Technology/Food and Nutrition/Engineering having chemistry and microbiology subjects/ Post Harvest Technology/ Home Science/ Life Science/Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Horticulture/ Dairy Technology/ Veterinary/ Fisheries/Medical/ Dental Sc./ Nursing/BAMS/ BHMS/Hotel Management and Catering/ Hospitality Management etc.
PG Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (lateral entry for 2nd year of M. Sc). These diploma holders should also have one of the qualifications mentioned in above steps. They (who have completed 32 credits) will also have to complete one additional project work of 4 credits in the second year.

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IGNOU M.Sc. in Food Safety and Quality Management Syllabus

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Programme Co-ordinator(s)

Dr. Mita Sinhamahaptra

011-29572973, 011-29572976

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