Dairy Management : Course Details and Career Scope

By Sanjeet Nayak

The Dairy Management course is already a popular course among the youths of India due to its wide scope of lucrative career opportunities. Moreover, it is a study of both technical and management aspects of dairy science. For years India has the record of having the world’s largest cattle population and dairy sector. It has always been the productive asset and strength of India. The Dairy Industry in India has already extended its sources of production across various parts of the country. Unlike every industry, the dairy industry also needs proper experts in the field to manage its daily operations.

This is where the Dairy Management course comes into play by providing analytical and innovative management skills to its students. It is designed to produce efficient professionals who can handle the production, planning, and management of dairy farms and dairy co-operatives. This article briefly covers all the important details of the course.

What the course focuses on?

  • Technical aspects involved in the Dairy Industry
  • Training students to make them able Managers
  • Dynamic operations involved in dairy production
  • Safety measures and legal protocols to follow
  • Livestock management


Course Name  Dairy Management
Course Level Postgraduate
Duration 2 Years
Examination Type Semester
  • Students should have completed graduation from any college/university
  • The minimum marks should be above or equal to 45% marks (relaxable for reserved category candidates).
Admission Process Merit and Entrance based admission 
Top Recruiters Amul, Vijaya, Mother dairy, Saras, Paras, Nandini Milk, Dynamix Dairy, Milma Milk, Aavin Milk, Verka Milk, etc
Top Career Scopes Dairy manager, Farm manager, Sanitarian, Assistant Quality Manager, Dairy Quality Manager, Head - Farm Services, etc

Top Colleges:


Courses Duration Eligibility Entrance
Master's degree 2 years
  • Students should have completed their Bachelor's degree in any discipline from recognised university.
  • The minimum marks should be 50% or above in the last academic session.


  • Hard-working
  • Teamwork
  • Problem-solving skill
  • Commitment to the Industry
  • Scientific knowledge
  • Technical skill
  • Management skill
  • Organization skill


Subject Name Subject Name Subject Name Subject Name
Calf Management Dairy farm planning Management Dairy buffalo Production Management Marketing of Dairy Products
Feeding Management Hoof management Dairy herd Management Quality Control in Dairy Industries
Milk filtration Management Biosecurity Dairy Plant Maintenance Cattle Development in India
Milking Management Manure handling Cow Longevity Animal Health and Livestock

Admission Process:

The admission procedure generally varies from college to college. Many institutions offer a Dairy Management course on the basis of marks secured in a particular entrance exam. However, various colleges conduct their own entrance examinations. Some colleges also have merit-based selection procedures where applicants are selected on the basis of marks secured in their last academic period. Therefore, students are advised to understand the admission process of a specific college before applying for the course.

Top Entrances:


  • Admit Card Download: October 28 - November 29, 2020
  • Exam Date: November 29, 2020 (Sunday)
  • Mode of Exam: Computer-Based


  • Exam date: 3 October 2020
  • IBT Exam date: 1 September 2020 (Slot 6), 2 September 2020 (Slot 7)
  • Exam Level: National


  • Mode of exam: Online
  • Type of questions: Objective and Subjective
  • Exam date: 3 January 2021 (9:30 AM - 12:30 PM)


  • Exam Type: National Level
  • Registration ends: 28 November 2020
  • Exam Date: 20 December 2020 (Sunday), 6 January 2021 (Wednesday), 9 January 2021 (Saturday)


  • Exam Level: National
  • Mode of Exam: Online
  • Duration of Exam: 3 hrs

Career Scope:

Career Profiles Average Salary per Annum
Farm manager Rs 2.5 lakhs to Rs 5 lakhs
Assistant Quality Manager Rs 3 lakhs to Rs 6.5 lakhs
Sanitarian Rs 3.5 lakhs to Rs 5.5 lakhs
Dairy Quality Manager Rs 4 lakhs to Rs 10 lakhs
Head - Farm Services Rs 3.5 lakhs to Rs 5.5 lakhs

Top Recruiters:

Company Name Company Name
Amul Vijaya
Mother dairy Saras
Paras Nandini Milk
Dynamix Dairy Milma Milk
Aavin Milk Verka Milk

Top Hiring Cities:

  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Lucknow
  • Ahmedabad
  • Kolkatta


Q: What is the Dairy Management Course?
A: Dairy Management is a course that aims to teach students about the different principles of management involved to oversee the diverse technical operations involved in dairy production. However, it is designed to train the analytical and innovative minds of students and make them the efficient managers of this filed.

Q: What are the top colleges that provide a degree in Dairy Management Course?
A: Some of the top colleges are mentioned below:

Q: Who are the top recruiters of the Dairy Industry?
A: Some of the top recruiters of this industry are mentioned below:

  • Amul
  • Vijaya
  • Mother dairy
  • Saras
  • Nandini Milk
  • Dynamix Dairy
  • Milma Milk

Q: What are the top career profiles after a degree in Dairy Management?
A: Some of the top career profiles are mentioned below:

  • Dairy manager
  • Farm manager
  • Sanitarian
  • Assistant Quality Manager
  • Dairy Quality Manager

Q: What are the top entrances to consider for a degree in Dairy Management?
A: Some of the top entrances are mentioned below:



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