Eligibility & Instructions


The institute conducts around 30 regular training programmes / short term courses including the custom-made programs every year, encompassing all the major areas in Food Science and Technology under CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative. These courses are of short duration, but intensive and packed with lectures and demonstrations. These courses are handled by faculty members having vast experience in specific areas of Food Science and Technology. The demonstrations and practical classes are conducted in the state-of-the-art laboratories and pilot plants of CSIR-CFTRI. Trainees will be given participation certificate at the end of the course.

Due to its short duration and condensed, focussed and capsulated syllabus, the short-term courses are well received by students, academicians, employed and entrepreneurs who are unable to spare more time.


Knowledge of the subject under focus, preferably a basic degree. The medium of presentation and interaction is in English.


  The tentative schedule and registration for Short Term Courses is available online https://stc.cftri.res.in
  The registration of each program/course will start three months prior to actual schedule of the course.
  Registration Fee of 1,000/- to be paid before filling the online form for registration. Payment Instructions. Link for paying the registration fee : https://www.onlinesbi.sbi/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm?corpID=299364.
  There is a registration fee of 1,000/- which will be adjusted along with the course fee of the particular course. The registration fee is non-refundable. Even though the Institute will put its best efforts to conduct the course as per mentioned schedule, there may be external factors may affect rescheduling of particular course. The Institute reserves rights to modify/reschedule the courses according to the availability of faculty. The postponement/rescheduling of a particular course may also happen in case of the minimum number of registrations for a particular course doesn’t meet two weeks before the commencement of the course. If the Institute couldn’t able to conduct a particular course throughout the financial year 2023-24, the registration fee will be refunded to the applicants according to the requests.
  Course/Training Fee : The training fee mentioned on each programme scheduled for the financial year 2023-24. The fee which is inclusive of GST and includes Registration kit, working lunch, session tea and participation certificate will be issued to the successful candidates who attended the course with 100% attendance. The registered applicants will be intimated through mail for making the payment of training fee within the prescribed date to reserve their seats for the particular course.
  Eligibility : Knowledge of the subject under focus, preferably a basic degree. The medium of instructions and interactions will be in English.
  The applicant has to upload proof of valid Identity Card (Driving License / Aadhaar Card / Voter ID / PAN Card / Passport), recent passport size photograph and e-receipt/screen-shot of payment made against registration fee. (application will be rejected in absence of these documents).
  Attendance : The registered applicants should attend the course/programs in person. 100% attendance is required for successful completion and for getting the certificate.
  Number of seats may vary course to course, but normally 30 seats for each course.
  Accommodation : The Institute will provide shared accommodation to limited number of participants on first-come-first serve basis for each programme. Charges for accommodation is mentioned against each program which includes lodging in Non-AC room and food (morning tea, break-fast and dinner). Check-in/Check-out time is 12:00 Noon.
  Corporate / Private Industries can sponsor their employee for attending STC upto five numbers with two times of normal fee per participant. Custom made Courses can be arranged for exclusively for the staff of Corporate / Private Industries with minimum 10* participants and three times of normal fee per participant.
  For Academic Institutions and Government agencies can sponsor upto five numbers with normal fee. Custom made Courses can be arranged for exclusively for the Academic Institutions and Government agencies minimum 20* with normal fee per participant.
  Applicants may contact https://stc.cftri.res.in for any queries related to the short term courses.
*  Conditions Apply : Please email the requirement to https://stc.cftri.res.in.



  Mysuru is located at a distance of 140 km from Bengaluru and is well connected to all the major southern cities through Rail and Road network.
  CSIR-CFTRI is located 0.5 km from Mysuru Railway Station and 3 km from State Road Transport Bus Stand.
  Click here https://www.indianrail.gov.in to know about train services to Mysuru.
  Click here https://www.ksrtc.in to have details of State Road Transport services to Mysuru.


       The Coordinator
       Short Term Courses
       Human Resource Development
       CFTRI Mysuru - 570020, KARNATAKA

       Phone: +91-821-2514310
       Fax: +91-821-2517233
       E-mail : stc@cftri.res.in



  Training fee of US $750 for 3 - 5 working days and multiple of US $750 for every additional 5 working days to a maximum of 10 working days.
  Brief one page curriculum vitae.
  Duly signed recommendation letter of nominee(s) indicating the bearer of the training fee and international airfare from the employer/sponsorer(scanned copy)(In case of sponsoring).
  Copy of passport.

The above details should be mailed to (stc@cftri.res.in) four months before the commencement of training programme.


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