Dairy Technology
Updated on Jan 29, 2014 - 2:16 p.m. IST by Team Careers360
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About Course

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.

Further education

After completing B.Tech in Dairy Technology, you can go for M.Tech or MSc, Followed by research.

Job profiles

Major job profiles are: Dairy technologist, dairy scientist, industry supervisor, and dairy medical officer etc.

Core subjects

  • Market milk

  • Traditional Indian dairy products

  • Fat rich dairy products

  • Cheese and fermented dairy products

  • Packaging of Dairy Products

  • Dairy engineering

  • Materials and Design of Dairy equipment

  • Food engineering

  • Chemistry of milk

  • Biochemistry and human nutrition

  • Dairy biotechnology

  • Food and industrial biotechnology

  • Milk production management

Top recruiters  

  • Mother Dairy

  • Metro Dairy


  • Amul

  • COMPFED (Sudha)

  • ITC (Food Division)

  • Nestle

  • Heinz

  • Nestle




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