Institute of Professional Studies
University of Allahabad


Today: 23-03-2017
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NABL accreditated Food Analysis & Research Laboratory

IPS Profile

The Institute of Professional Studies was set up in May 2000 by the Executive Council of the University of Allahabad under Section 44 of the Act. Institute of Professional Studies (IPS) is a UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE under Statute 30 (I) (ii), read with section 3(Y) & section 27 (L) of the University of Allahabad Act 2005. It was instituted in the year 2000-2001 by the Executive Council of the University, on the recommendation of the Academic Council, under Section 44 of the U.P. State Universities Act 1973.
  It is an institute established and maintained by the University. The basic objective is to develop linkages between the 'world of learning' and the 'world of work' through professional courses.
The Institute of Professional Studies (IPS) has been created to provide short, medium and long-term professional courses on a regular and self-financing basis under the aegis of Centres dedicated to specific areas. Presently the Institute has five centres:

The Institute, established in May 2000 with one diploma programme, presently, is conducting, through its four centres:
D. Phil. programmes in:

  • Food Technology
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Computer Applications.
Postgraduate degree programmes :

  • M.Sc. in Food Technology
  • M.Sc. in Nutritional Science
  • Master in Computer Applications (MCA)

Postgraduate diploma programmes

  • PG Diploma in Computer Applications
  • PG Diploma in Photojournalism & Visual Communication
  • PG Diploma in Food Safety & Quality Management
  • PG Diploma in Dietetics & Community Nutrition
  • PG Diploma in Food & Agribusiness Management (yet to be started)

Bachelor degree programmes

  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
  • B.A. in Fashion Design & Technology
  • B. A. in Media Studies

Diploma programmes

  • Two year Advance Diploma in Fashion Design & Technology
  • Two year Diploma in Computer Aided Fashion Design
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Computer Applications (equivalent to ‘O’ Level)
  • Diploma in Hardware Maintenance
  • Diploma in Computer Networking

Proposed Programs

  • B.Tech in Food Technology & Management
  • M.A. in Fashion Design &Technology
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