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|Course Length||4 WEEKS|
|Course Type||Self-paced Courses|
|Video Transcript Language||English|
Fermentation is used for a variety of commercial purposes. Using the process of fermentation to produce consumer goods is very popular. A lot of foods such as yogurt, pickled vegetables such as pickled cucumber and carrots, alcoholic beverages like beer all rely on fermentation for their creation. Certain antibiotics and drugs also rely on fermentation for their making. For example, an important drug cortisone can be prepared by the fermentation of a plant steroid called Diosgenin, Cortisone is used to treat many different conditions such as allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders.
OBJECTIVE: This paper provides the knowledge of basic principle of fermentation process, which help students to design, develop and operate industrial level fermentation process. This fundamental knowledge is essential for the students to make their career in industry based on bioprocess.
SCOPE AND OPPORTUNITY: Excellent scope for students persuing their career in fermentation based industries, Research field , for updation of mid term scientists from Basic biology field, added knowledge pack for PG students.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
1. What is an e- certificate course?
It is a form of Massive Open Online Course. The University has indigenously developed IT platform, in collaboration with CEMCA, which is a means for self learning and uninterrupted learning.
2. What is the level of courses?
The level is post graduate . but learners are free to enroll as far as their learning interests are fulfilled.
3. Can any person register a Course ?
Yes, any person can register a Course .
4. What is the Format of the course?
The courses hosted on SWAYAM will be in 4 quadrants – (1) video lecture with multimedia, (2) specially prepared reading material that can be downloaded/printed (3) self assessment tests through tests and quizzes and (4) an online discussion forum for clearing the doubts. Steps have been taken to enrich the learning experience by using audio-video & multi-media and state of the art pedagogy/technology.
5. Are the Courses on charge basis?
The courses are available free of cost to the learners .
6. Do we have to pay any fees for appearing for the exam?
The exams are online and free . The e- certificate will be delivered to the qualified students.
7. What is the benefit of the certificate course?
The course is an add-on course in fermentation technology. It has compiled the most important topics which would enhance the basics of students and would help them to improve their academic performance.