The programme aims at equipping the student with the methods of handling, processing and storage of agricultural produce as well as structures and equipment employed in the handling, processing and strorage of such produce. It also prepares the candidate in agro-waste management techniques.
Candidates seeking admission into M.Phil. in Post-Harvest Technology must have obtained a good bachelor degree at least Second Class Lower Division or better from a recognised institution or Cumulative Grade Point (CGPA) of 2.5 on a 1 - 4 scale or its equivalence in agriculture or related field. Considerable working experience preferably in Agriculture is desirable but not required. A considerable working experience will be an advantage but not a prerequisite. Candidates for M.Phil Post-Harvest Technology must possess a good first degree in agriculture with a significant amount of engineering to be admitted into the programme.