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B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D. admissions 2013-14 opens at IICPT, Thanjavar


Posted Date: 18-May-2013  Last Updated:   Category: Engineering Admissions    
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Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology (IICPT) Thanjavur invites applications for admission into B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. program (Food Process Engineering) for the academic year 2013-14. Learn about the eligibility criteria, selection criteria, application procedure, fee details and important dates in this article. Last date to apply for B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. program is 10th June, 2013.



Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology (IICPT) Thanjavur has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission in B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. program (Food Process Engineering) for the academic session 2013-14. Last date for submission of application form is June 10, 2013.

Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology


Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology was established in 1967 as a research and development laboratory in the field of food and crop processing. The institute runs under Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India .The institute is located in the city of Thanjavar in the state of Tamil Nadu. The institute offers B.Tech, M.Tech and Doctoral programmes in the Food Processing technology discipline.

Programs offered


  1. Bachelor of Technology(B.Tech) in Food Process Engineering
    • Duration: The duration of the program is four years and is divided in eight semesters.

    • Eligibility criteria: Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with minimum of 55% marks in each subject. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry should be the major subjects at 10+2 level. OBC candidates must secure 50 % marks in each subject and SC/ST candidates should mere pass.

    • Age limit: The upper age limit for B.Tech program is 21 years as on December 31, 2013. SC/ST and OBC candidates have upper age relaxation of five and three years respectively.

    • Selection: Selection of the candidates will be done through entrance examination to be conducted by IICPT.

    • Reservation: 27%, 15% and 7.5% of seats are reserved for OBC,SC and ST candidates respectively.

    • Fee: The total fees to be paid in the first semester at the time of admission is Rs. 55,000. It includes onetime fee (admission, library, caution deposit, examination fee and other) of Rs. 13, 200.

  2. Masters of Technology(M.Tech) in Food Process Engineering
    • Duration: The duration of the program is two years and is divided in four semesters.

    • Eligibility criteria: Candidate must have passed B.E. or B.Tech in any of the following disciplines: Food Science and Technology, Food Process Engineering, Post Harvest Technology and, Agricultural Process Engineering with minimum of 70% marks. Knowledge of mathematics is compulsory.

    • Selection: Selection of the candidates will be purely based on merit list. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in qualifying exam and oral examination marks to be conducted by IICPT..

    • Reservation: 27%, 15% and 7.5% of seats are reserved for OBC,SC and ST candidates respectively.

    • Fee: The total fees to be paid in the first semester at the time of admission is Rs. 52,500. It includes onetime fee (admission, library, caution deposit, examination fee and other) of Rs. 14000 and semester fee of Rs. 38,500.

  3. Masters of Technology(M.Tech) in Food Science and Technology
    • Duration: The duration of the program is two years and is divided in four semesters.

    • Eligibility criteria: Candidate must have secured minimum of 70% marks in the Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Home Science, Food process Engineering, Food Science and Nutrition,Food Science and Quality Control, Food Technology, Agricultural Engineering, Post harvest technology and Food Processing Technology.

    • Selection: Selection of the candidates will be purely based on merit list ranking. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in qualifying exam and oral examination marks to be conducted by IICPT..

    • Reservation: 27%, 15% and 7.5% of seats are reserved for OBC,SC and ST candidates respectively.

    • Fee: The total fees to be paid in the first semester at the time of admission is Rs. 52,500. It includes onetime fee (admission, library, caution deposit, examination fee and other) of Rs. 14000 and semester fee of Rs. 38,500.

  4. Doctoral Programme(Ph.D.) in Food Process Engineering
    • Duration: The duration of the program is three years and is divided in six semesters.

    • Eligibility criteria: Candidate must have secured minimum of 70% marks in the four- years Bachelors degree and 2-years Master's degree in any of the following disciplines : Food Process Engineering, Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Process Engineering, Post Harvest Technology. Proven knowledge of Mathematics is compulsory.

    • Selection: Selection of the candidates will be done through merit list ranking. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in qualifying exam and oral examination marks to be conducted by IICPT.

    • Reservation: 27%, 15% and 7.5% of seats are reserved for OBC,SC and ST candidates respectively.

    • Fee: The total fees to be paid in the first semester at the time of admission is Rs. 51,500. It includes onetime fee (admission, library, caution deposit, examination fee and other) of Rs. 18,500 and semester fee of Rs. 33,000.


How to obtain the application form?


  1. Through website: Download the application form and prospectus form the official website of Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Thanjavar.

  2. In person: Obtain the application form and information brochure from the institute's office on payment of appropriate application fee in cash.

  3. The application fee is Rs. 500 for OC/OBC candidates and Rs. 250 for SC/ST candidates. The candidates submitting the downloaded application form should submit the application fee in form of demand draft drawn in favour of "Director, IICPT payable at Thanjavar.


Application procedure


Obtain the application form through website or in person. Send the duly filled application form along with supporting documents and demand draft (applicable to downloaded form) at the following address on or before June 10, 2013.
The Director,
Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology,
Pudukottai Road,
Thanjavar- 613005

Documents to be enclosed with B.Tech application form


  1. Passport size photograph

  2. Attested photocopy of Class X mark sheet and certificate

  3. Attested photocopy of Class XII mark sheet and certificate

  4. Attested photocopy of Caste certificate(if applicable)

  5. Attested photocopy of Character or conduct certificate

  6. Attested photocopy of Transfer certificate

  7. Demand draft(if applicable)


Documents to be enclosed with B.Tech application form


  1. Passport size photograph

  2. Attested photocopy of Class X and XII mark sheet and certificate

  3. Attested photocopy of Bachelors degree mark sheet and certificate

  4. Attested photocopy of Masters degree mark sheet and certificate(applicable to Ph.D. candidates).

  5. Attested photocopy of Caste certificate(if applicable)

  6. Attested photocopy of Character or conduct certificate

  7. Attested photocopy of Fellowship certificate

  8. Attested photocopy of work experience certificate

  9. Original Demand draft(if applicable)



IICPT Entrance examination centres


The entrance examination will be conducted by IICPT in following cities across India: Anand, Bengluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, New Delhi, Pune, Thanjavar and Thrissur.

Important Dates


  1. Sale of application form starts: May 9, 2012

  2. Last to obtain and submit application form: June 10, 2013

  3. Entrance examination for B.Tech to be held on: June 23, 2013


Contact Details of Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Thanjavar


  1. Address: Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology,
    Pudukottai Road,
    Thanjavar- 613005

  2. Telephone: 04362-228155

  3. E-mail: academic@iicpt.edu.in

  4. Website: http://www.iicpt.edu.in/


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