SRM Deemed to be University signs MoU with Prodeb Brewery Technology Belgium
SRM Deemed to be University provides more than 300 programs for the students in trend with
the industry expectation. The craft brewing industry in India is a rapidly growing; consequent to
the amendment of the excise policy, spurning the growth of the Microbrewery and Mid-Scale
brewing industry. Several states are now amending their Excise policies adding to the growth of
this industry. This is turn has created a need for qualified and certified brewing professionals.
Unfortunately, the educational and technical training establishment, have not kept pace with this
professional need of this industry. The industry is therefore compelled to employ foreign
Sensing the growth of the industry and opportunities that can be provided to the society as
careers, SRM has signed a MoU with Prodeb and have jointly evolved a comprehensive, industry
oriented, craft brewing training program.
The program will provide a wide knowledge in academics, practical and engineering aspects in
the Art and Science of Brewing. Under this collaboration the training program will have two
batches enrolled per semester of 6 months. The Diploma in Craft Brewing program will cover 3
months of academic training at the SRM Institute of Technology campus, and a 3 month term at
the facilities of Prodeb, for the Practical Lab and Workshop Training.
On successfully completing their training, students would enter the industry with a firm
academic and professional grounding, and a decisive edge of other prospective job aspirants. The
career opportunities would lead them to head a microbrewery earning twice or even be employed
abroad. Students would have also gained the required academic competency to clear
examinations conducted by the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, UK.
The course will be a good exposure to students, as the training will take place simultaneously at
SRM, Prodeb Laboratories, and the Prodeb workshop, in rotation, over the six months term.
SRM will engage with Prodeb Brewery Technology Belgium Pvt Ltd in a Memorandum of
understanding to mutual support the training program.