Dairy science focuses on the science of production and maintenance of all dairy products like Cheese, curd, yogurt etc including milk. Professionals of this stream must learn everything from raising cattle to managing a dairy plant which requires knowledge of animal nutrition, reproduction, lactation, and business.
The duration of the course for Master of Science (Dairy Engineering) is 2 years for graduates with at least four years professional degrees. Those with 3 years bachelor degree will undergo pre-requisite courses as decided by the Board of Studies and the duration will be 3 years. .However, the duration may vary according to college requirements.
Distance learning programs are also provided by the Universities.
What is Master of Science [M.Sc] (Dairy Engineering)?
The main objective of this course is to prevent spoilage of milk and its products, improve quality, and make milk edible and safe for human consumption. For this, an individual must be able to produce a healthy dairy herd, inspect dairy products and assist with dairy farm management which they learn throughout this curriculum. Therefore the candidate must be prepared to work in factories more than offices.
- The eligibility for this course is graduation in this or any other stream from recognized university or college.
Private Sector Career Options
- Dairy Scientist
- Logistics and Distribution Manager
- Dairy Quality Officer
- Dairy Equipment Repairer
Private Employment Area
- Inspection Maintenance
- Repais and Testing of Dairy Equipment
- Observation and Machanical Skills
Public Employment Area
- Ministry of Consumer Affairs
- Food and Public Distribution
- Ministry of Agriculture
Top Recruiting Companies
|Master of Science [M.Sc] (Dairy Engineering)||Entry Level Salary (LPA)||Medium Salary (LPA)||Maximum Salary (LPA)|
|Logistics and Distribution Manager||1.5||2||2.5|
|Dairy Design Engineer||1.7||2.7||7.7|