Vasantdada Sugar Institute, formerly known as Deccan Sugar Institute was established in 1975 by the cooperative members of the Sugar factories in the state of Maharashtra. It is affiliated to Savitrivai Phule Pune University. The institute offers PG Diploma, M.Sc., and Certification programs under various specializations. Admission to these courses is based on the performance in the entrance test conducted by the institute. The institute has a well-infrastructure and good placement record
|Establishment | Type||1975 | Private|
|Affiliated to||Savitrivai Phule Pune University|
|Courses Offered||UG & PG|
|Admission Criteria||Entrance Based|
|Entrance mode||Online/ Offline|
VSI Pune offers PG Diploma, M.Sc. and Certificate courses in various specializations. The top courses with their specializations and eligibility are tabulated below:
|PG Diploma||Sugar Technology||B.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics OR B.E. in Chemical /Agricultural Engineering|
|Sugar Instrumentation Technology||B.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Electronics OR B.E. in Electrical/ Electronics/ Agricultural Engineering.|
|Industrial Fermentation & Alcohol Technology||B.Sc. in Bioscience/ Chemistry OR B.E. in Chemical/ Agricultural Engineering.|
|Sugar Engineering||B.E. Mechanical/ Chemical/ Electrical Agricultural Engineering OR Equivalent.|
|M.Sc.||Wine Technology||B.Sc. (Wine Technology/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Chemistry/ Agriculture/ Botany/ Zoology) OR PGDIFAT OR B.E. (Chemical/ Biotechnology/ Food/ Agri. Biotech.)|
|Environmental Science||B.Sc. (any subject except Computer Science, Mathematics, Electronics) OR B.E. in Civil/ Chemical|
The admission to M.Sc. and PG Diploma programs at this Institute is done on the basis of marks scored in the entrance test conducted by the University. Final selection is granted on the basis of personal interview. Candidates can apply for admission offline.
Steps to apply:
Agriculture College Campus,
Pune - 411 005.
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VSI provides good placement opportunities to its students. The institute also enables its students to work in the fields of research, academics and consultancy with Government Organisations, Sugar Industry, Machinery Manufacturers, Distilleries, and other allied industries.
Some of the top recruiters are Praj Industries, United Breweries Ltd., Pernod Richard India Ltd., DIAGEO, Carlsberg India Pvt. Ltd., Seagram Distilleries, Ravalgaon Sugars, United Spirits Ltd., Pioneer Distilleries, Tilaknagar Industries Ltd., South Seas Distilleries, Ganesh Khand Udyog and many more
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The institute has modern infrastructure and facilities. Some of the facilities are mentioned below:
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Ques: What are the placement opportunities at VSI?
Ans: VSI provides its students the opportunities to seek employment by inviting companies to recruit them. Students can also take up jobs on the VSI campus.
Ques: How to apply for admissions to VSI?
Ans: Eligible students can apply offline and appear in the entrance test. Selection will be based on entrance test performance followed by personal interview
Ques: Does VSI provide hostel and accommodation to its students?
Ans: Yes, hostel facilities are available at VSI for its students. There is a separate hostel for foreign students.
Ques: Is there a Sugar Engineering course at VSI?
Ans: Yes, VSI offers a diploma course and a certificate course in Sugar Engineering.
Ques: Does VSI provide scholarships?
Ans: No, VSI does not provide scholarships or concessions of its own.