Sunday, March 7, 2010

Institutes Offering Courses in Tea Tasting

A tea taster knows and values the real taste of tea more than anyone else. The demand for professional tea-tasters has been increasing both nationally and internationally. This rise in demand has led to coming up of various tea tasting courses in India as well. The duration of these courses is highly variable from one day to one year. The following post lists down the institutes offering tea management courses in India. The institutes are:

1. Birla Institute of Futuristic Studies
Located in South Kolkata in West Bengal, BIFS offers courses like:
- One year Diploma in Tea Management
- Certificate Course in Tea Tasting (3 months)

2. NITM, Darjeeling Tea Research and Management Association,
Kadamtala, West Bengal

3. Dipras Institute of Professional Studies, Salt Lake City, Kolkata

4. Assam Darjeeling Tea Research Center, Kurseong, Darjeeling

5. UPASI Tea Research Institute, Valparai, Tamil Nadu

6. The Tea Tasters Academy, Coonoor, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu

7. Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam

8. Indian Institute of Plantation Management, Malathalli, Bangalore

9. Assam University, Silchar, Assam

The postgraduate courses in India are offered in Tea Husbandry and Technology/ Plantation crops. The institutes imparting these courses are:

1. Assam Agriculture University (AAU),
Jorhat, Assam (Department of Tea Husbandry and Technology)

2. Ch. Sarwan Kumar Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya (CSKHPKV),
Palampur, Himachal Pradesh (Department of Tea husbandry and Technology)

3. Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishva Vidyalaya (BCKVV),
Haringhatta, Nadia, West Bengal (Department of Plantation Crops)

4. Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwa vidyalaya (UBKV),
P.O. Pundibari, Distt. Cooch Behar, West Bengal,
(Department of Plantation Crops and Processing Technology)

5. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU),
Chennai, Tamil Nadu (Department of Plantation Crops)

IIPM is also planning a special course on tea tasting and is waiting for the approval. There are several master classes for tea sampling abroad.


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