B.Sc. Dairy Technology

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Bachelor of Science in Dairy Technology is an undergraduate Agriculture Science and Technology course. Dairy technology is a part of science, dealing with the processing of milk and its products. It deals with the study of packaging, processing, transportation, storage and distribution of dairy products by implying the science of biochemistry, bacteriology and nutrition. Apart from that, some principles of chemistry, physics, engineering and economics are also included in the field of dairy technology, in order to develop the proper utilization of milk and its products. The study also includes various experiments of effects of different kinds of feed, environmental conditions of milk production and several types of research regarding the prevention of wastage and damage of milk and milk products. The course is of three years duration and is job orienting in nature.

How is B.Sc. Dairy Technology Course Beneficial?

•    After completing Dairy Technology Courses, one can work as a supervisor in a dairy plant either in equipment and plant design or project execution. He or She can also be a dairy consultant or take up entrepreneurial ventures in milk plants or ice cream units.
•    Plenty of job opportunities are available abroad in countries like Australia, Switzerland and Denmark for research work in dairy technology with the help of state-of-the-art infrastructure. Jobs of food inspectors and quality controllers are also available in the dairy plants of Australia and New Zealand where dairy is a leading industry.
•    Besides working in these areas one can also work as a teacher and also in research and development departments in dairy industry.
•    The degree course gives good base for further Master degree and then for research work.


•    A candidate is required to pass the Higher Secondary or 10+2 Examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects to take an entrance test for admission to an undergraduate course in Dairy Technology.


Syllabus of Dairy Technology as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

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Subjects of Study














To prevent spoilage


Improve quality


Increase shelf-life


Make milk palatable and safe for human consumption


•    Anand Agricultural University - AAU, Anand
•    Yogeshwari Mahavidyalaya, Beed

Course Suitability

•    They should have efficient and economized mind, maintaining all production records, controlling the quality of the product and ensuring efficient packaging and storage.
•    They should also have the qualities of organizing distribution of products and finding ways to utilize by-products.
•    Candidates willing or desirous for Master degree and then for further research work also are good match for the course.
•    Applicants should have skills like hard working habit, team work spirit and other managerial qualities.

Job Types

•    Market Development Manager
•    Area Sales Manager
•    Head - Production & Quality Assurance
•    Product Development Manager
•    Commodity Trading Manager
•    Project Manager - Production/Manufacturing
•    Quality Assurance/Quality Control Manager
•    Head Quality Control
•    Regional Manager - Procurement
•    Junior Research Associate

Advance Course in B.Sc. Dairy Technology

•    M.Sc. (Dairy Technology)

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