M.Sc. Dairy Technology

2 Years

About The Course

The Master of Science in Dairy Technology program develops leaders who are passionate about becoming active contributors to Nepal’s dairy industry as it addresses the opportunities and challenges associated with the globalized open market economic system.


The main objectives of the courses are:

  • To provide the students in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge in relevant subjects;
  • To provide the students with real field experience through visits to the industries, business houses and farms;
  • To provide knowledge in research methodology, R&D project planning, quality assessment and industry/enterprise management.

Admission Criteria

The candidates who have already passed the following examinations from P. U. or any institute or university recognized by P. U. shall be considered eligible to apply for the course.

B. Sc. or B. Tech. (Agriculture, Animal Science, Food, Dairy, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology); B. E. Agriculture; B.V. Sc. & A.H.

An applicant seeking admission needs to appear in the entrance examination conducted by P.U. Selection of the students for admission will be done on merit basis.

Fee Structure

Admission Fee


Annual Charge @ 64,000/year


Tuition Fee @ 5,000/month


Research Facilitation





Above fee structure does not include University Fees (around 15,000 for 2 years), which are charged as and when university requests; and refundable deposit amounting Rs.12, 000.00

Both of the courses (M. Sc. Dairy Technology and Meat Technology) will be of two academic years divided into 4 semesters.

The students will have to complete research-based dissertation at the end of the 4th semester.

The weight age given to theory and practical classes in each course is 60 & 40 percent, respectively.

The students will have to undergo in-plant training for three months.

Examination System

  • All the students have to appear both in theory and practical examinations at the end of each semester.
  • Internal assessments for 20 percent marks in each subject is taken by HICAST as per rules and regulations of P.U., and the university takes final examination for the rest 80 per cent marks at the end of each semester.
  • Each student has to give a seminar in advance course and thesis research

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