National Sugar Institute invites applications for various courses


Kanpur: As the sugar industry is growing with the advancement of technology, also there is a growing demand for many aspects of the sector. For many courses, National Sugar Institute, Kanpur, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India has invited applications from eligible candidates who wish to seek admission for the academic session 2020-21.

These are the job-oriented courses, which emphasis on Skill Development. It includes the Alma mater of students from more than 15 Countries. The course also offers attractive Scholarships and Stipends. Also, there are opportunities for overseas employment. According to the reports, the alumni placed at higher positions globally.

Following are the courses 

SL. No. Course offered Eligibility No. of Seats Mode of Selection
1.        P.G. Diploma Course of Associateship of National Sugar Institute in Sugar Technology [ANSI (ST)] B.Sc. with Chemistry. Physics & Mathematics or Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical. Engineering. 66 Admission Test
2.        P.G. Diploma Course of Associateship of National Sugar Institute in Sugar Engineering [ANSI (SE)] Bachelor’s Degree or A.M.I.E (from The Institution of Engineers, India) in Mechanical / Production / Electrical./ Electrical & Electronics 33 Admission Test
3.        P. G. Diploma Course in Industrial Fermentation and Alcohol Technology[DIFAT] B.Sc. with Chemistry / Applied Chemistry./ Industrial  Chemistry/Bio-Chemistry as one of the subject or B.Tech. in Bio-Technology./ Chemical Engg. or Bio-Chemical Engg. 39 Admission Test
4.        P.G. Diploma Course in Sugarcane Productivity & Maturity Management


B.Sc / B.Sc. Agriculture 20 Admission Test
5.        P.G. Diploma Course  in Industrial Instrumentation & Process Automation [DIIPA] Bachelor’s Degree or A.M.I.E (from The Institution of Engineers, India) in Electronics & Instrumentation/Electronics/Instrumentation/ Electrical & Electronics/ Applied Electronics & Instrumentation/Electronics & Communication/Instrumentation & Control  . 17 Admission Test
6.        P. G. Diploma  Course in Quality Control And Environmental Science [DQCES] B.Sc. with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Zoology, Botany, Chemistry / B.Sc. with Environmental Science/B.Sc. (Bio-Technology) / B.Tech. (Bio-Technology). 22 Admission Test
7.        Sugar Boiling Certificate Course [SBCC] Matriculate/ High School with Science/ Agriculture

Exp:- One season (of minimum 90 days) experience of pan-operation  in a  vacuum pan sugar factory along with nomination

63 Admission Test
8.        Sugar Engineering   Certificate Course.[SECC] Diploma in Mechanical / Production / Electrical./ Electrical & Electronics Engineering. 17 Admission Test
9.        Certificate Course in Quality Control [CCQC] 12th Standard in Science (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics). 22 Admission Test
10.      F.N.S.I. in Sugar Technology or Sugar Chemistry ANSI(Sugar Tech) for FNSI in Sugar Technology or Sugar Chemistry, ANSI(Sugar Engg.) for FNSI in Sugar Engg.& DIFAT for FNSI in Fermentation Technology. Application for F.N.S.I. in Sugar Technology & Sugar Engineering should be sponsored by a sugar factory for carrying out the research pertaining to this course. Similarly, application for F.N.S.I. in Fermentation Technology should be sponsored by a distillery or brewery industry for carrying out the research work pertaining to this course. Unsponsored applications would be rejected.  

As per requirement



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11.      F.N.S.I. in Sugar Engineering
12.      F.N.S.I. in Fermentation Technology
For courses at Sl. No 1, 2, 3, 4,5,6,8 & 9 above, final year appearing candidates may also apply.
For applying On-line, visit our website at and follow the instructions.
For reservation of seats in different courses – refer N.S.I. prospectus.


On- line submission of application forms From 20thMarch 2020 for Indian candidates

From  17thFebruary 2020  for foreign category candidates

Last date for submission of on-line Applications 4th May 2020 (5:00 PM) – For  Indian candidates

4th  April 2020(5.00PM)- For foreign category candidates

Last date for receipt of downloaded printout of duly filled & signed on line application forms at NSI Kanpur by hand or by post (For Indian candidates) 15th  May 2020(5:00 PM)- – For  Indian candidates







Application Fee –For  all candidates  except  SC/ST Rs. 1500/-
Application Fee – for SC /ST Candidates Rs. 1000/-
Application fee to be sent in the form of DD drawn in favour of “Director, National Sugar Institute” payable at Kanpur

payable at Kanpur

Downloading of Admit Cards from website by all applicants From  5th June 2020 onwards
Admission Test for ANSI(ST), ANSI (SE), DIFAT, DSPMM, DIIPA, DQCES, SECC, SBCC,& CCQC. 14th June 2020 (Sunday) to be held at Pune, Chennai, Delhi, Kanpur, Kolkata & Patna
Address for all Correspondence / Submission of application form by Registered Post / Speed Post Director, National Sugar Institute, Kalyanpur, Kanpur-208017
For further details and Prospectus visit website:, Contact





  1. All rights for change in the above schedule are reserved with the Institute and can be changed any time without giving any notice to anyone.
  2. No application fee for foreign category candidates.
  3. Foreign category candidates are not required to appear in entrance examination. Their admission is purely on first come first serve and merit based subject to fulfilling the essential educational qualification & other conditions. Their application is to be forwarded by the competent authority, if employed.
  4. Age limit for the foreign category candidates for the courses at S. No. 1-9 is 38 years as on 1st July 2020 and 50 years for the courses at 10-12. For Indian students the age limit for the courses at S. No. 1-9 is 35 years as on 1st July 2020 and 50 years for the courses at 10-12.

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