Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 28

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN


This again is a booming sector for employment and is basically a fusion of engineering, biochemistry, bacteriology, and nutrition. It takes care of production, processing, packaging, storage, transport and physical distribution of milk and its products. An expert in dairy technology can take up consultancy, teaching, research or can start their own milk or ice cream plants.


The major courses in this sector are:

  1. B.Sc. Dairy Technology
  2. B.Tech. Dairy Technology
  3. Diploma in Dairy Technology
  4. M.Sc. Dairy Technology
  5. M.Sc. Dairy Technology and Agricultural Extension
  6. M.Tech. Dairy Technology
  7. M.V.Sc. in Animal Husbandry and Dairying
  8. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Dairy Science
  9. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Dairy Technology
  10. Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Dairy Bacteriology
  11. Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Dairy Chemistry
  12. Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Dairy Engineering
  13. Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Dairy Technology
  14. PhD in Dairy Technology
  15. Post Graduate Diploma Dairy Technology
  16. Post Graduate Diploma in Dairy Technology (Correspondence/ Distance Education)


Some of the famous and highly sought colleges in India (in alphabetical sorted order) are:

    1. Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Allahabad 
    2. Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad 
    3. Archarya N.G.Ranga Agricultural University, Guntur, AndhraPradesh
    4. Dairy Science Institute, Mumbai
    5. Dr. Panjabrao Deshmuk Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, Maharashtra
    6. Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur
    7. Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur
    8. National Dairy Research Institute, Haryana
    9. National Dairy Research Institute, Bangalore
    10. Rajasthan Agricultural University, Udaipur 
    11. Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy Technology, Patna 
    12. University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
    13. West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, Kolkata

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