About Dairy Technology Engineering

Dairy farming in the form of ranching and pastoralism has been an integral part of human existence, cattle for milk production has been a predominant practise, producing the most vital commodity used domestically and globally. As a way of edifying the scope of the dairy industry, the department of dairy engineering offers a Diploma and Bachelors degree in diary engineering. The program is UGC approved and focuses on providing students with the comprehensive understanding of the practical processes related to the field. It is a blend of animal agriculture and engineering, to provide students with the knowledge base essential for developing and promoting the dairy industry. The fields of study in this course include dairy technology, dairy engineering, dairy microbiology, chemistry and business management. The curriculum of the B. Tech Dairy Technology was finalized on the basis of ICAR Fifth Dean committee recommendations designed to meet the needs of the of dairy industry.With the Faculty of Engineerings impact based teaching model, an in-plant project is integral part of this curriculum and it is designed to provide the students with the vital hands on training. Upon the completion of this program, the dairy technology graduates are equipped with the vital career oriented skill sets required for their vital roles in the industry.


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Dairy Technology EngineeringProgram Outcomes

Why Study Dairy Technology Engineering

The demand for dairy products is expected to grow at a rate of 9-12% by 2030 and with the high demand for dairy products in India, our country has resulted in being one of the largest producers in the world. Thus due the exponential growth in this field, pursing this program places students on a career vantage point as there is a high demand of professionals in this field. It is also still a growing field, thus creating potential avenues for students to explore, such as:
Dairy Plant supervisor

Dairy Plant supervisor

An ability to understand the fundamental elements of mechanics and electronics, and to practically put them into application.

Dairy Plant Manager/Assistant Manager

An ability to work on the industrial and manufacturing level of the dairy products and manage the production line of various dairy products

Dairy Plant Manager/Assistant Manager
Purchase Manager

Purchase Manager

The ability to oversee the purchase and procurement of various dairy related essentials which are required for dairy purposes

Logistics and Distribution Manager

An ability to strategise numerous aspects of the chain of distribution, and the logistics of dairy products including refrigeration

Logistics and Distribution Manager
Quality Control Officer

Quality Control Officer

An ability to innovate and engineer new modern technologies in dairy technology, which will play a role of ensuring quality production.

Duration: 4 years (Semester System)



Constituent College of Parul University


Eligibility Criteria

Passed (10 + 2) Examination with Physics/ Maths/ Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ Information Technology/ Biology/


Mode of Admission

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Dairy Technology Engineering feesFees


Dairy Technology Engineering

₹ 90,300/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

Dairy Technology Engineering CurriculumCurriculum

Fluid Mechanics


Milk Production Management & Dairy Developmnet

Physical Chemistry of Milk

Engineering Drawing

Heat & Mass Transfer


Boilers & Steam Generaration

Workshop Practice

Basic Electrical Engineering

Fundamental of Microbiology

Microbiology of Fluid Milk

Computer and Application software Packages

Economic Analysis

Environmental Studies

Chemistry of milk

Communication Skills (Only for DT/AG)

Student READY Rural Dairy Work Experience


Market Milk

Dairy Process Engineering

Traditional Indian Dairy Products

Starter Cultures and Fermented Milk Products

Refrigeration & Air-conditioning

Microbiology of Dairy Products

Dairy Engineering

Cheese Technology

Fat Rich Dairy Products

Ice-cream & Frozen Deserts

Condensed & Dried Milks

Chemistry of Dairy Products

Microbiology of fluid milk

Fundamentals of Dairy Extension

Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods*

Student READY Rural Dairy Work Experience

Professional Communication & Paersonality Development



Instrumentation and Process Control

Food Engineering

Quality and Safety Monitoring in Dairy Industry

Material Strength & Dairy Machine Design

By Products Technology

Dairy Plant Design and Layout

Packaging of Dairy Products

Food and Industrial Microbiology

Chemical Quality Assurance

Sensory Evaluation of Dairy Products

ICT in Dairy Industry and Operation Research

Food Technology - 1

Marketing Management and International Trade

Food Chemistry

Emergining Dairy Processing Technologies

Energy Conservation and Management

Employability Skills (Only for DT/AG)



Dairy Plant Management

Industrial Statistics

Waste Disposal and Pollution Abatement

Food Safety Regulations *

Food Technology -II

Experiential Learning Module

Entrepreneurship Development and Industrial Consultancy

Student READY In- Plant Training

Financial Management & Cost Accounting



Dairy Technology Engineering Curriculum Laboratories


Research and Development Lab

As a way of promoting research in dairy engineering, a specific laboratory has been reserved for research and development where students can constantly engage in practical


Computer Labs

The faculty of engineering is equipped with a total of 15 computer laboratories which are strategically designed to provide students with the most vital practical training exposure.

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Sensory Evaluation laboratory

Sensory Evaluation laboratory

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Package Testing laboratory

Package Testing laboratory

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Colour measurement

Colour measurement

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Texture analyser

Texture analyser

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Refrigeration Lab   

Refrigeration Lab   

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Dairy Engineering Workshop7

Dairy Engineering Workshop7

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Dairy Food Analysis Lab

Dairy Food Analysis Lab

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Dairy Food Quality and Safety Lab

Dairy Food Quality and Safety Lab

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Dairy Technology Engineering CurriculumActivities


The 2nd International Conference Parul University International Conference on Engineering & Technology: Smart Engineering was jointly organized by Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Parul University, India and Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland. Mechanical Engineering and Allied Engineering had been covered under the theme of 'Smart Innovations' in PiCET'19. The first session on day one was on theme: 'Next-Generation Manufacturing'.

Expert Lecture on Challenges and Opportunities in Agriculture and Agriculture Allied

Shri. Devidas Bhadange, who possess more than 40 years of experience of working in the field of agriculture and other allied fields and who is currently Chief Executive Officer of ABC Consultancy in Pune, was invited as an Eminent Speaker by the University for conducting Expert Talk for students of B.Sc(Hons.) Agiculture, B.Tech in Agricultural Engineering , B.Tech in Dairy Technology and B.Sc in Food Technology degree programs.

World Food Day Celebration

Department of Food Technology and Dairy Technology organised Food Festino on account of World Food Day. Food Quizzes, Ad Making, Business Idea Pitching, Treasure Hunt, Model and Poster presentation and health recipes at Food stalls were some of the activities conducted.

Tech Expo

It is one of the Faculty of Engineering's major annual exhibition where final year students get to exhibit their highly innovative projects. A total of 4,000 students took part in this year's tech expo exhibition where they showcased their robots and automated systems which were strategically designed to act as solutions for various socio-economic issues.