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 B. Tech. (DT) programme is four years. All courses are given under semester system. One academic year consists of two Semesters each of about 18 weeks duration. During seventh and eighth semester the students shall undergo In-plant Training on dairy plant operation and management at Model Dairy Plant located at Institute's premises and in any of the commercial dairy plants as organized by Head DT.
Eligibility for Admission To B.Tech. (DT)
- 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 are eligible for admission to B.Tech. (Dairy Technology). The requirement of marks in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Cast/Tribe and PH is 40% or equivalent GPA.
- The Candidates appearing for 10+2 examination can also apply subject to his/her producing 10+2 passing certificate on the date of counselling.
The admissions to B.Tech. (DT) programme are done through an All India Combined Entrance Examination conducted by the Education Division of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. The subjects for the entrance examination are physics, chemistry and mathematics. The syllabus for these subjects is of 10+2 standard. The candidates are selected for admission on the basis of the merit in the combined examination and counseling. The common rank candidates merit will be decided on the basis of marks/grade obtained in the previous qualifying examination.† In case the marks obtained in the previous qualifying examination is same then the merit order will be decided on the basis of date of birth, candidates seniority in age will be given upper rank accordingly.
Fifteen per cent of total seats are reserved for bonafide candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, 7.5 per cent for Scheduled Tribes, 27% for OBC and 3% for Physically Handicapped subject to their being otherwise eligible. 2% seats are reserved for remote and under privileged states/UTs (UPS).Candidates from UPS will have to produce domicile certificate issued by the competent authority at the time of counselling.
The reservation of seats amongst the SC/ST categories is interchangeable if sufficient number of candidates is not available in a given subject as per merit-rank in examination.
In case candidates from reserve categories are not available, the same will be filled up from general category.
Definition for physically 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 as appended in the Information Bulletin from the Chief Medical Officer of the District to which the candidates belongs.
Such candidates will also 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 duties despite being handicapped.