Dairy Technology

A dairy  technologist researches over new ways of how they can make old dairy processes better. They work along with dairy scientists, dairy engineers and farm managers. Dairy technologists conduct  experiments to find the best way to enhance the production and handling techniques of dairy products to prevent bacterial contamination.

Career Options

  • - Dairy Plant supervisor - Dairy Plant Manager/Assistant Manager - Purchase Manager - Logistics and Distribution Manager - Quality Control Officer

Educational Qualifications

  • 12th examination, minimum of 50% in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized board.

Personal Skills

  • - Active Listening - Critical thinking - Monitoring - Coordination - Quality Control analysis - Complex Problem Solving - Operation Monitoring

Courses to be pursued

  • - B.Sc. Dairy Technology - B.Tech. Dairy Technology - M.Sc. Dairy Technology - M.Sc. Dairy Technology and Agricultural Extension - M.Tech. Dairy Technology - Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Dairy Science - Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Dairy Technology

Top Colleges

  • National Dairy Research Institute Address: Near Jewels Hotel, GT Rd, Karnal, Haryana 132001 Phone: 0184 225 9496 Website: http://www.ndri.res.in/ndri/Design/Index.html
  • Kerala Veterinary College, Mannuthy Address: Santosh Nagar, Mannuthy, Thrissur, Kerala 680651 Phone: 0487 237 0451 Website: http://www.kvasu.ac.in/

Working Conditions

A dairy technologist studies the properties and chemical makeup of dairy products like milk, cheese, ice cream, etc. and they also conduct experiments to check microbial growth in milk through handling and processing, improving pasteurization techniques. Working for dairy usually involves living in remote areas such as villages and far away from home.

Top Companies

  • Tetra Pack Tetra Pak India Pvt Ltd Address: DLF Cyber Terrace, Building No. 5, Tower C, 16th Floor, Cyber City, DLF Phase III, Gurgaon 122002 Phone: +91 124 412 4600 Website: https://www.tetrapak.com/
  • Mondelez International Address: Mondelez House, Unit No. 2001, 20th Floor, Tower-3 (Wing C), Indiabulls Finance Centre, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra– 400013 Phone: 022- 33963100  Website: https://in.mondelezinternational.com/home

Successful Persons

Verghese Kurien

Verghese Kurien who is also known as the Father of the White Revolution in India was a social businessman whose "billion-litre idea", Operation Flood - the world's largest agricultural dairy development programme, resulted in making India the world's largest milk producer.

Mr. S. Nagarajan

Mr. S. Nagarajan, is serving as the Managing Director of Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Nagarajan has been Managing Director of Mother Dairy Foods Processing Ltd. Since May 2010, he also served as Vice President of Human Resources at Philips Electronics India Limited. He is holding 22 years of experience.

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