List of Postgraduate Courses in Dairy Technology


Dairy farming deals with rearing and domesticating animals like cows, goats, buffaloes, etc for procuring milk and milk products. Dairy technology can be considered as a link that connects both dairy industry and dairy sector. Candidates applying for the Post graduate course in Dairy Technology should have completed their B.Tech or B.Sc. in the concerned subjects with an aggregate of 50% marks. The aspirants should have passed the qualifying examination from a recognized University.

Students are required to appear for the National level GATE entrance test in order to apply for the M.Tech programmes in Dairy Technology. Master of Technology and Master of Science courses are of two year duration. There are many reputed institutes like Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) and Dairy Science Colleges at Karnal and Anand which provide courses in these areas.

List of Post Graduate Courses

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Dairy Technology
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Dairy Science
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Dairy Technology
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Dairy Engineering
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Dairy Bacteriology
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Dairy Chemistry
  • MVSc. in Animal Husbandry and Dairying
  • Post Graduate Diploma Dairy Technology
  • Ph.D in Dairy Technology

Career Prospects

Since India is an agro- based economy, there are innumerous opportunities in the Dairy industry in India. There are a number of vacancies coming forth in Government as well as Private sectors day by day. The candidates who have completed the programme can seek for jobs in milk and milk products manufacturing industries, dairy farms, rural banks, Dairy Engineers, etc. Candidates who have deep knowledge in the field can even work as consultants or start their own business. Teaching is another mind-warming career that they can opt for. Those who are interested in research can opt for the research areas like Defence research and development organization. The candidates after getting into career can expect good remuneration.

The scale of pay for these officials will be based on their potential and the prior work experience they had in the concerned field. Anand Milk Union Ltd (AMUL), MILMA, Hindustan Unilever, Nestle, etc are leading milk and milk products manufacturing industries in India.



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7 Responses to “List of Postgraduate Courses in Dairy Technology”

  1. 7
    mp sreenidhi:

    good morning sir i have complete msc virology but i have to study diplama couse in dairy tech 1year coures plz suggest sir

  2. 6
    md zamiruddin:

    what are the institute provides or M tech in dairy technology/ dairy chemistry/ dairy microbiology in india?

  3. 5

    iam doing my in ece stream am i eligible for dairy technology in through gate and plz let me kmow what is the rank required to do this course

  4. 4
    Edson Chifamba:

    Iam a dairy Expert with a Bsc and an MSc. I would like a start a PhD in dairy Technology and work for the same institution during that period. who can I contact. i need to start early 2012

  5. 3

    I completed my with organic chemistry i am eligible for job in amul dairy anand

  6. 2

    i completed my msc dairy science can i eligible for mtech in dairy technology ,if i am eligible pls send me the collages thank u

  7. 1

    Dear sir
    I want to know the equivalent name of my major according to the standards of your country and Considering my major (Milk and Dairy Production - Bach 4 years), I am classified in (food science and technology - Bach 4years ) or no ?
    .Some of the materials I have passed in university are as follow:
    milk technology ,
    milk chemistry ,
    milk microbiology ,
    engineering principals of food industry ,
    designing of dairy plants ,
    food chemistry ,
    food microbiology ,
    technologies of different types of dairy products ,
    biochemistry ,
    biotechnology ,
    analysing chemistry ,
    preserving principles of food stuff ,
    corrosion in the food industry ,
    physic and mechanic ,
    statistics and probabilities ,
    and other practical courses in pilots, dairy factory and laboratories.
    Thanks in advance for your help.Sincerely,
    Leila Akbari Kahntakhti