M.Sc(Dairy Technology)

M.Sc Dairy Technology

Stream Agriculture
Course Type Master
Duration 2 Years

Dairy Technology is a trending technology which has been carried out over the last 50 years in India for the services of dairy products, their handling and processing along with the storage, monitoring and transportation. This course has been designed to meet the growing needs in the fields of livestock, dairy plant maintenance and marketing as well as quality control.

To be eligible in this course the candidate has to be of Science background and a minimum of 50% in the graduate and 12th level but this might also vary from institute to institute. The duration of the course in general is 2 years and is available in both full time and correspondence course.

The main objective of this course is to teach the students the application of science and technology in dairy and related biological systems. Dairy technology is to bring about the entrepreneur skills of the students to propagate knowledge. A major portion of this course revolves around storage, handling, planning, removing of harmful toxins, designing the products and the correct method of the dissipation of the products. It also includes the study of applied science for animal nutrition.

Top Institutes Offering M.Sc. in Dairy technology

Some of the institutes offering M.Sc. in Dairy Technology are given below:

Name of the Institutes City Average Fees
Anand Agricultural University (AAU) Gujarat INR 25,000
Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and technology Uttar Pradesh INR 28,000
National Dairy Research Institute-NDRI Haryana INR 30,000
Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences-SHIATS Uttar Pradesh INR 30,000
The Gandhigram Rural Institute Tamil Nadu INR 25,000
West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences Kolkata INR 26,000


The students opting for this degree should have at least 50% in their Bachelor’s Degree and their 12th from Science stream from a recognized Board.

Entrance Exam - M.Sc Dairy Technology
Exam Name Grade Level Exam Date
GATE PG 1st February 2020
WBJEE UG 2nd February 2020
ICAR AIEEA UG/PG 1st July 2020