What is B.Tech in Dairy Technology and its scope

B.Tech in Dairy Technology provides an in-depth knowledge of the diary industry. Earlier, the people who were working in this industry were not aware of the advanced technology and machineries that could actually increase their productivity. Most of the work was done manually without any machinery, the government of India took the initiative and started this course in order to improve the condition of this industry. The course has became popular in a very short span of time and now it is one of the favourite courses among the young generation of the country.


Many institutions which offer B.Tech in Dairy Technology have come up, but there are some top institutes which have set a bench mark for others. These institutes have produced many smart and bright students who have been instrumental in raising the popularity of their respective institutions. Students who have cleared their 12th class exam with Physics, Chemistry, Maths subjects are eligible for this course.

Subjects of Dairy Technology:

  • 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 recruiting industries:

  • Mother Dairy
  • Metro Dairy
  • Amul
  • COMPFED (Sudha)
  • ITC (Food Division)
  • Nestle
  • Heinz

Further career:

Students who have completed their B.Tech degree in Dairy Technology can either opt for job or they can go for further studies. Students can enroll themselves for ME or M.Tech degree in Dairy Technology.


A student who has completed a B.Tech in Dairy Technology degree can get either of these designations-

  • Dairy technologist
  • Dairy scientist
  • Industry supervisor
  • Dairy medical officer

Check out the top Indian colleges offering this course.

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