Dairy Technology is a component of food technology and processing industry. B.Tech course in Dairy Technology equips with techniques related to processing of various milk products. Students also get to know about quality control and learn to work with dairy processing equipment. Apart from the role of dairy scientists who analyze production aspects, successful graduates also get to work in quality control departments of milk plants, ice cream units and so on. The task of a dairy technologist is to process milk and milk products in order to remove germs and toxins without affecting the nutrient values. Pasteurization is one of the important aspects of dairy technology.
After completing B.Tech in Dairy Technology, you can go for M.Tech or MSc, Followed by research.
Major job profiles are: Dairy technologist, dairy scientist, industry supervisor, and dairy medical officer etc.
Traditional Indian dairy products
Fat rich dairy products
Cheese and fermented dairy products
Packaging of Dairy Products
Materials and Design of Dairy equipment
Chemistry of milk
Biochemistry and human nutrition
Food and industrial biotechnology
Milk production management
ITC (Food Division)