Applications are invited for admissions into Professional Certificate Programme on Tea Tasting and Marketing at Indian Institute of Plantation Management (IIPM), Bangalore:
institute, proposes to launch a Professional Certificate Programme on Tea Tasting and Marketing (PCP-TTM) under the sponsorship of Tea Board of India, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, for tea industry personnel and public in general, in the global academia.
This program combines the discipline of professional tea tasting and tea marketing. The PCPTTM has been crafted out of an industry – academia interface, with greater focus on practical.
Inputs to address the emerging needs of tea industry. The program will cover the modern principles of tea business management, market information and techniques and practices of tea tasting skill to prepare a dynamic group of world class professional tea tasters to connoisseur with managerial capabilities.
Program is developed and designed by the distinguished IIPM faculty and experts from Indian Tea industry
45 days intensive Phase I program, starting from May 2014.
Graduate in any discipline, recognized by UGC/ AIUs
Proficiency in written and oral communication in English is essential
Sponsored candidates by planters, plantation associations, Brokerages, tea manufacturers, Beverage experts, tea buyers and blenders will be given special consideration in eligibility norms.
Admission & Selection:
Candidates will be selected on the basis of psychometric test and blind (sensory) test on tea tasting.
The reservation for SC / ST / OBC / PH candidates is applicable as per the Government of India rules, subject to meeting the other eligibility criteria for admission.
How to Apply:
For Prospectus and Application form, write to the ‘The Admissions Office’ along with a crossed Demand Draft for Rs.600/- (Rs.350/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates, with relevant certificates) drawn in favour of “Indian Institute of Plantation Management”, payable at Bangalore. Application form can also be downloaded from Institute’s website
Filled in application forms should reach the Institute on or before April 19th 2014.
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