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B.Sc. (Dairy Technology)

This Degree programme offers intensive training in processing and quality control of milk and its products and engineering aspects of dairy processing equipment. The duration of the B.Sc. (Dairy Technology) programme is three years. All courses are given under the semester system. One academic year consists of two Semesters. During the fifth and sixth semester the students shall undergo In-plant Training on dairy plant operation and management in any of the commercial dairy plants as organized by Head of Dairy Technology.

B.Sc. Dairy Technology or Bachelor of Science in Dairy Technology is an undergraduate agricultural Science and Technology course. Dairy Technology is a part of Science, It deals with the study of packaging, processing, transportation, storage and distribution of dairy products by applying the science of biochemistry, bacteriology and nutrition. Apart from this, some principles of chemistry, physics, engineering and economics are also included in the field of dairy technology to gauge the proper utilization of milk and its products.

Eligibility and admission

10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Maths/Biology

Scope and Job Opportunities

In case of Dairy Technology graduates, the prime recruiters are Dairy farms and firms that process dairy products. In such firms, one may take on responsibilities such as:

  • Dairy Plant supervisor
  • Dairy Plant Manager/Assistant Manager
  • Purchase Manager
  • Logistics and Distribution Manager
  • Quality Control Officer

Graduates may also find officer level job posts in Food processing and production firms too. After following up B.Sc. Dairy Technology Degree with M.Sc. Degree, students can pursue a teaching career. It will help one build a career in the Research and Development sector too. Dairy technologist can also apply Food Safety officer in respective state or central government agencies.

Curriculum highlights

Semester I

  • Physical Chemistry of Milk
  • Milk Production Management & Dairy Development
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology
  • Biochemistry & Human Nutrition
  • Elementary Mathematics
  • Moral Value & Education

Semester II

  • Market Milk
  • Introductory Dairy Microbiology
  • Chemistry of Milk
  • Traditional Dairy Products
  • Packaging of Dairy Products
  • Industrial Statistics

Semester III

  • Quality and Safety monitoring in Dairy Industry
  • Condensed & Dried Milks
  • Dairy Extension Education
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Dairy Engineering
  • Economic Analysis
  • Environmental Sciences‐ I

Semester IV

  • Cheese Technology
  • Ice‐Cream & Frozen Deserts
  • Judging of Dairy Products
  • Starter Culture and Fermented Milk Products
  • Dairy Plant Design and Layout
  • Marketing Management & International Trade
  • Dairy Plant Management & Pollution Control
  • Financial Management & Cost Accounting

Semester V

  • Hands‐on training and experiential learning

Semester VI

  • In‐plant training in Commercial Dairy plants
  • In‐Plant Training
  • Report Evaluation

Well-equipped labs, academic achievements, seminars, projects and more add to the pedagogic strengths and the edge in students.

A huge rise in dairy technology jobs In India, UAE, Australia and Canada have been noticed in past few years. As consumption of products based on milk is increasing, this industry is too growing while leading the scope of dairy plant supervisors, dairy Plant manager, assistant manager, purchase manager etc. Besides this, logistics and distribution team also plays a vital role that focuses on immediate need for skilled managers and quality control officers. It has been seen that freshers who come out get officer level job posts in food processing and production firms. Aspirants can also pursue their study for the research and development sector of dairy technology to attain Ph.D or Doctorate level degree for better career prospects.

Program Fee (Per Semester) Amount
Semester Fee 36500
Scholarship Category A 14600
Scholarship Category B 21900
Scholarship Category C 29200

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Start On 2016-04-27
Duration 3M 2H
Level Beginner
Instution Adafa academia
Branch Oxford street
Seat available 56
Price £200.00