The Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology (IICPT) is a pioneer Research and Development and Educational Institution under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries,Government of India. The Institute offers academic programmes in food process engineering and food science and technology; B Tech (FPE), M Tech (FPE), M Tech(FST) and Ph D(FPE) affiliated to TNAU. The academic programmes commenced at IICPT since 2009. The students graduated from the institute have achieved a great success in their career. Some students have opted for jobs and others are pursuing their higher education in the field of food processing, food science and management in different parts of the globe.
The M Tech students of academic year of 2010-11 and 2011-2012, 8 students opted for higher studies and 6 students were placed in the industry. In the academic year 2012-2013 with a total of 33 students (B.Tech and M Tech), 21 students are placed in reputed companies and 11 students have opted for higher education in national and international institutes. In the year 2013-2014 with a total of 46 students (B Tech and M Tech), 15 have been placed in reputed institutes and 26 have gone for higher studies.