Bachelor of Technology in Dairy or B. Tech. Dairy Technology as it is famously known among the masses is a 4 year long undergraduate engineering degree course which involves training the admitted students extensively in the production, processing and quality control of dairy related products. The minimum eligibility requisite is 10+2 or an equivalent qualification with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as their subjects.It cover topics which involve basics of dairy technology, physical chemistry of milk, introduction to dairy microbiology, cheese technology and dairy engineering etc.
One needs to clear the 10+2 examination with the combination of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. In certain institutes like National Dairy Research Institute, a minimum percentage requisite of 50% aggregate is required.
After the 10+2 eligibility criteria are met, the students have to furnish a valid scorecard of the All India Entrance Examination conducted by ICAR, New Delhi at different centers in the country. The admission is then based on merit.Various institutes also accept the state level entrance exam scorecards conducted by the respective states or some of them have designed their own entrance exams for admissions like the Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University Dairy Technology Entrance Exam and Baba Farid Institute of Technology Dairy Technology Entrance Exam. The students after clearing the entrance exam need to clear the group discussion and personal interview conducted by some of the institutes.