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B.Tech. (Dairy Technology)
Procedure for Application

Academic Programmes:

 

Entrance Examination & Selection Procedure
Number of Seats
Age Limit
Foreign Students
Institute Scholarship Award of  Medals and Merit Certificates
 
  1. This four year degree (8 semester) programme offers intensive training in processing and quality control of milk and dairy products and engineering aspects of dairy processing equipments.
  2. The course is  given under semester system. One academic year consists of two semesters each of about 18 weeks duration. The students are given one year In-plant Training at Model Dairy Plant located at Institute’s premises and other commercial dairy plants .
  3. The eligibility for admission is 10+2 or its equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English from a Board/ University recognized by the Institute. Only those candidates who have obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent G.P.A. in the aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are eligible for admission to B.Tech. (Dairy Technology).
  4. The requirement of marks is reduced by 10% in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe.
  5. Those appearing for 10+2 examination can also apply subject to  production of  10+2 passing certificate on the date of counseling by ICAR.
  6. The candidates must have completed a minimum 17 years of age before joning the session on 1st August. Deadline for counting of age is 31st July. The upper age limit for  B.Tech. admission is  23 years. No relaxation is admissible regarding the age limit.
  7. Admission shall be made on the basis of merit through All India  Entrance Examination conducted by the Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi.
  8. For Information Bulletin or further information you may visit ICAR website or contact, Controller of Examinations, Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan – II, Pusa, New Delhi – 110012. Phone: 011-25843635.
Procedure for Application

Admission shall be made on the basis of merit through All India Entrance Examination conducted by the Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi
 

Entrance Examination & Selection Procedure

 

    1. The Entrance examination is conducted by the ICAR New Delhi at several locations in the country.
    2. The sale of Information Bullletins including application forms is arranged by the ICAR through Registrars of State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities of ICAR.
    3. The result of Entrance Examination is declared by the ICAR on it’s website (www.icar.org.in)
    4. The ICAR conducts the Counseling for admission at National Agricultural Science Centre Complex, Cev prakash Shastry Marg, Pusa Campus, New Delhi on specified dates.
    5. Candidates admitted at NDRI have to deposit Rs. 2000/- as part of regular fees to confirm their admission and issue of admission letter by the ICAR.
    6. Those candidates who opt for admission in other universities are not entitled to get wait listed.
    7. Such candidates who are not able to get admission at NDRI and opt for not to join at any other university, are eligible to exercise the option of getting wait listed.
    8. The waiting list is prepared by the ICAR and operated by NDRI for filling up the seats which fall vacant due to non reporting of selected candidates leaving after joining.
    9. The schedule for operation of waiting list is announced by NDRI on the website and also braught to the notice of wait listed candidates during counseling at New Delhi.
    10. Individual letters or communications are not given by NDRI for counseling schedules out of the waiting list.
    11. There is no provision of migration from any other university to NDRI and vice versa.

     

 

Number of Seats

 

47 (2009-10)
*likely to change for each academic session

 
Reservation of Seats


15% of total seats are reserved for bonafide candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, 7.5% for  Scheduled Tribes, 27% seats for OBC, 3% for Physically Handicapped subject to their being otherwise eligible. The reservation of seats is interchangeable amongst the SC/ST candidates depending upon the availability of such candidates. In case candidates from Reserved Categories are not available, the same will be filled up from General Categories.

 


Reservation for Remote and under privileged States & Union Territories (UPS)


2% Seats under UG and PG programmes would be reserved for the candidates of the remote and Under Privileged States/ Union Territories (UT/ UPS) namely Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Goa, Lakshdeep, Meghalaya, Miroram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura where educational facilities in Agriculture and Allied Science subjects do not exist. However these seats will be filled by merit amongst the qualified candidates from the State concerned those who qualify this examination. In case no qualified candidates are available in these categories, the vacant seats will be filled from general merit. Candidates from UPS will have to produce domicile certificate issued by the competent Authority at the time of counselling.

Definition for Physical Handicapped


Candidates having permanent disability of not less than 40%, provided the candidate is otherwise fit for admission. Such candidates will have to bring a certificate from the Chief Medical Officer of the District to which the candidates belongs.Such candidates may  have to appear before the Medical Board constituted by the Director for determining the percentage of disability and for assessment whether they are fit to carry out the studies despite being handicapped.

Age Limit

Minimum age limit for B.Tech. candidates shall be 17 years on or before 31-12-2009. Normally there will be no upper age limit (except B.Tech. students whose maximum age limit is 23 years). No relaxation is admissible regarding the minimum age limit
Foreign Students
  • Foreign students seeking admission at this Institute shall have to submit their applications through their respective Embassies at New Delhi or the respective Indian Missions in their countries to the Govt. of India, Department of Agricultural Research and Education, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi-110001 and the candidature of foreign students shall be considered only if they are sponsored with financial support by
    (a) their respective Governments or
    (b) the Government of India.
  • The nominees of foreign countries and those given under clause 10.1 should have the equivalent qualifications required for admission. In their cases, the percentage of marks will not be insisted. They should possess the requisite qualification in the concerned discipline and its cognate branches. A good knowledge of English is essential. A certificate of the candidate’s proficiency in English, issued by the respective Indian Mission abroad, should accompany their application for admission. Further, the foreign students are required to be in possession of visa.
  • All the foreign students other than those sponsored by the Government of India with suitable fellowship such as ITEC Program. General Cultural Scholarship and Cultural Technical Exchange will be charged Institutional Economic Fee @ US $ 400/- p.m. or US $ 4000/- p.a. This fee will be over and above other usual charges of the University.
  • Last date for receipt of application, results and mark sheet from the applicant, who are Foreign Nationals will be the same as prescribed for Indian citizens. 10.5 As per directive from the Govt. of India, Ministry of Health, New Delhi, health check for foreign students including that for AIDS is mandatory. Foreign students will subject themselves for health check within one month of arrival and till the results are known the students will be admitted provisionally. Their admission is to be confirmed on production of fitness certificate from the competent authority.

 

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Institute Scholarship


Scholarships will be offered to assist the meritorious B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) students who need financial assistance. This provision will be utilized to assist as many students as possible who have good academic record and are making diligent efforts to pursue higher education . The National Talent Scholarship (NTS) @ Rs. 1000/- per month shall be awarded by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) on merit provided that the domicile of the candidate is other than Haryana State.

 
Award of Medals and Merit Certificates

 

"Director's Gold Medal" is awarded to the students who secure first position and "Merit Certificate" is awarded to the students who  secure second position provided that he/ she has obtained at least 70% marks and completed all the courses prescribed for the degree successfully in the first attempt.

 

Note: - In case a student has been punished for act of indiscipline during the course of study at NDRI, he/ she may be debarred from the award of Director's Gold Medal/ Merit Certificate.

 
Academic Programmes:

 

This Degree programme offers intensive training in processing and quality control of milk and products and engineering aspects of dairy processing equipments. The duration of the programme is four years. The course is given under semester system. One academic year consists of two semesters each of about 18 weeks’s duration. It consist of total credit load of 170 credits out of which 150 credits are given through various courses distributed in siz semester and 20 credits of in-plant training distributed in two semesters of 3rd Year in a Model Dairy Plant of 60,000 liters capacity. The practical aspects of various operations in a commercial dairy plant makes them competent to fact the present day challenges of the dairy industry.

 

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Ist Year (First Semester)
Existing   Revised

Course Title

Contact Hours

Credits

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Contact Hours

 

DM-111    General Microbiology

2+2

2+1

DM-111

Fundamentals of Microbiology

3 (2+1)

2+2

DC-111     Organic Chemistry

2+2

2+1

DC-111

Physical Chemistry of Milk

3 (2+1)

2+2

DC-112     Physical Chemistry of
Milk

2+2

2+1

DE-111

Workshop Practice

2 (1+1)

1+2

DE-111     Workshop Practice and
Drawing                                 

2+4

2+2

DE-112

Fluid Mechanics

3 (2+1)

2+2

DE-112      Fluid Mechanics

2+2

2+1

MP-111

Milk Production Management & Dairy Development

3 (2+1)

2+2

MP-111      Milk Production Management

2+2

2+1

DE-113

Engineering Drawing

2 (0+2)

0+4

 

ES-111

Economic Analysis

2 (2+0)

2+0

AM-111*     Applied Mathematics                  *(Deleted)

2+0

2+0

ES-112

Industrial Statistics

3(2+1)

2+2

Total

28 (14+14)    

21 (14+7)

EN-111

Environmental Studies

3 (2+1)

2+2

 

Total

24 (15+9)

29 (13+16)

 

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Ist Year (Second Semester)

 

DM-122    Introduction to Dairy
Microbiology

2+3

2+1

DT-121

Market Milk

4 (3+1)

3+2

DC-123     Chemistry of milk

2+3

2+1

DM-122

Introductory Dairy Microbiology

3 (2+1)

2+2

DT-121     Market Milk

3+3

3+1

DE-124

Heat and Mass Transfer

3 (2+1)

3+2

DE-123     Heat Transfer

2+2

2+1

DC-122

Chemistry of Milk

3 (2+1)

2+2

DE-124     Thermo dynamics

2+2

2+1

DE-125

Thermodynamics

3 (2+1)

2+2

ES-121     Economics Analysis

2+0

2+0

DE-126

Electrical Engineering

3 (2+1)

2+2

DX-121     Dairy Extension
Education

2+2

2+1

BC-121

Biochemistry & Human  Nutrition

3 (2+1)

2+2

EN-121 Environnemental Studies

4+0

4+0-

CS-121

Computer and Application Software Packages

3(2+1)

2+2

 

34(19+15)

25(19+6)

 

Total

25(17+8)

34(18+16)

IInd Year (Third Semester)

 

DM-211   Microbiology of starter Cultures and Fermented Milk Products

2+6

2+2

DT-211

Traditional Dairy Products

4 (2+2)

2+4

DT-212 Traditional Dairy Products

2+6

2+2

DT-212

Ice-Cream & Frozen Deserts

4 (2+2)

2+4

DT-213 Fat-rich Dairy Products

3+3

3+1

DT-213

Fat-rich Dairy Products

4 (3+1)

3+2

DE-216 Electrical Engineering

2+2

2+1

DE-211

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

3 (2+1)

2+2

DE-215 Refrigeration and air conditioning

2+2

2+1

DT-214

Cheese Technology

5 (3+2)

3+4

BC-211 Biochemistry and Human Nutrition

3+3

3+1

DE-212

Dairy Engineering

3 (2+1)

2+2

Total

14+22(36)

14+8(22)

 

Total

23(14+9)

32 (14+18)

IInd Year (Fourth Semester)

DM-224  Microbiology of Dairy productions

2+3

2+1

DT-225

Food Technology I

4 (3+1)

3+2

DC-224   Chemistry of Dairy Products

2+3

2+1

DT-226

Condensed & Dried Milk

5 (3+2)

3+4

DT-224   Cheese and Fermented milk Technology

3+6

3+2

DT-227

By Products Technology

4 (3+1)

3+2

DT-226    Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts

2+6

2+2

DE-223

Dairy Process Engineering

3 (2+1)

2+2

DE-227    Dairy Engineering-1

2+2

2+1

DT-228

Packaging of Dairy Products

3 (2+1)

2+2

DE-228    Dairy Engineering-II

2+2

2+1

ES-221

Cost Accounting

2 (2+0)

2+0

ES-222     Financial Management

2+2

2+1

ES-222

Operations Research

2 (2+0)

2+0

 

 

 

DX-221

Dairy Extension Education

2(1+1)

1+2

ES-223     Operations Research and
Dairy  Development

2+2

2+1

 

Total

25 (18+7)

32 (18+14)

CS-221     Computer and
Application
Software Packages

1+3

1+1

 

 

Total 

47 (18+29)

29 (18+11)

 

One Month In-plant Training at Food Plant

IIIrd Year (Fifth Semester)

 

BT-411  Dairy Biotechnology

1+3

1+1

CS-311

IT in Dairy Industry

3 (2+1)

2+2

CS-412  Computer Application in Dairy Industry

2+6

2+2

DC-311

Chemical Quality Assurance

3 (2+1)

2+2

DC-415   Quality assurance

-

-

BT-311

Dairy Biotechnology

3 (2+1)

2+2

DC-415 Quality Assurance

2+6

2+2

DM-311

Starter Cultures and Fermented Milk Products

3 (2+1)

2+2

DT-417  Packaging of Dairy Products

2+3

2+1

DE-311

Instrumentation & Process Control

3 (2+1)

2+2

DT-418  By-products Technology

3+3

3+1

DM-312

Quality and Safety monitoring in Dairy Industry

3 (2+1)

2+2

DT-419   Sensory Evaluation of Dairy Products

2+2

2+1

ES-311

Financial Management

3 (2+1)

2+2

DE-419 Materials and design for Dairy Equipment

2+3

2+1

ES-312

Marketing Management & International Trade

2 (2+0)

2+0

ES-415 Cost Accounting and Control

2+0

2+0

DX-311

Communication Skills

2(1+1)

1+2

ES-416 Industrial Statistics

2+3

2+1

 

Total

25 (17+8)

33 (17+16)

10 days Educational Tour between V and VI Semester

IVth Year (Sixth Semester)

 

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DM-425   Food and Industrial Microbiology

2+3

2+1

DE-322

Food Engineering

4 (3+1)

3+2

DC-426   Food Chemistry

2+3

2+1

DE-323

Principles of Dairy Machine Design

3 (2+1)

2+2

DT-421   Food Technology-I

3+3

3+1

DC-322

Food Chemistry

3 (2+1)

2+2

Not existing earlier      Food Technology-II

  --

 

DM-323

Food and Industrial Microbiology

3 (2+1)

2+2

DT-422   Dairy Plant Management and Pollution  Control

2+2

2+1

DE-324

Dairy Plant Design and Layout

3 (2+1)

2+2

DT-425   Condensed and Dried Milks

3+6

3+2

DT-321

Judging of Dairy Products

3 (2+1)

2+2

DE-421   Instrumentation and Plant Layout

2+3

2+1

DT-322

Dairy Plant Management & Pollution Control

2 (1+1)

1+2

DE-422   Food Engineering

2+2

2+1

ES-323

Entrepreneurship Development and Industrial Consultancy

2 (2+0)

2+0

ES-427   Marketing Management and international Trade

2+0

2+0

 

Total

23 (16+7)

30 (16+14)

ES-424  Human Resource and Entrepreneurship Development

2+0

2+0

 

Total 

20+22(42)

20+8 (28)

IVth Year (Seventh & Eight Semester)

 

VII Semester

IN-PLANT TRAINING

7 (0+7)

IN-PLANT TRAINING

25 (0+25)

Total

7 (0+7)

Total

25 (0+25)

VIII Semester

IN-PLANT TRAINING

7 (0+7)

IN-PLANT TRAINING

25 (0+20)

Total

7 (0+7)

Total

    25 (0+25)   

 

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