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Department of Dairy Technology

Mission Statement

Department of Dairy Technology being pioneer in offering degree program in this discipline, aspire to provide quality education and training for development of well skilled manpower in a stimulating and conducive learning atmosphere with intellectual and technological tools necessary to meet the global challenges of the future in the discipline for the benefit of our society and economic uplift of our country” with the motto ‘learn today, do tomorrow'. Highly motivated and professionally skilled faculty fortitudes to keep the pace of growth of department in skyward direction.

Introduction

This Department was started when the College of Veterinary Sciences was upgraded to University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore. Earlier it was named as dairy section. The dairy section was established in 1954 when a dairy plant was installed from USA. Initially it was working with Livestock Department but was integrated with College of Veterinary Sciences in 1976. After the up gradation of CVS to UVAS dairy section is changed to Department of Animal Products Technology. Department of Animal Product Technology has been restructured into three independent Departments namely, Department of Dairy Technology, Department of Meat Technology and Department of Leather and Fiber Technology.

Degree Programs offered:

  1. B.S. (Hons.) Dairy Technology
  2. M.Phil. Dairy Technology
  3. Ph.D Dairy Technology
  4. Offering courses to
    1. DVM
    2. B.S. (Hons.) Poultry Sciences

Faculty Members

There are presently nine faculty members having expertise in different disciplines (Dairy Production, Dairy Technology, Dairy Microbiology and Food Engineering).

Associate Professor/chairperson

  1. Dr. Saima Inayat

Subject Specialist

  1. Dr. Muhammad Ayaz
    B.Sc. (AH) (PU), M.S. (USA), Ph. D (USA)

Assistant Professor

  1. Mr. Muhammad Nadeem
  2. Dr. Nabela Gulzar (IPFP)

Lecturers

  1. Mr. Muhammad Junaid
  2. Eng. Mr. Saqib Manzoor
  3. Mr. Ishtiaq Ahmed
  4. Muhammd Asim Ikram

Say No to Carbonated Beverages 

University of veterinary and Animal Sciences is first University in Pakistan who opted this slogan and taken the initiative to ban the carbonated beverages in its campuses.

Now the students and the staff enjoy the delicious products prepared by Department of Dairy Technology like

  • Flavored Milk
  • Laban (Sweat and Salty)
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Yoghurt cups
  • Kheer (in winter season)
  • Butter and Desi ghee (for house hold)

These products are produced from fresh milk obtained from University Own farms The milk is absolutely free from chemicals and preservative. The milk is processed hygienically under the supervision of professional team of Department of Dairy Technology.

  • Bro Back
  • Chilled Van
  • Chiller
  • Dairy Pure Bro
  • Department Woth Its Students
  • Flavored Milk 2
  • Flavored Milk
  • Hands On Working
  • Laabn Secorated By Students
  • Laban Prepared By Students
  • Milk Heating For Yoghurt
  • Milking Parlor
  • Set Yoghurt
  • Studetns Working With Staf
  • UVAS Dairy Pure
  • Yoghurt Cups
 

Dairy Chemistry & Processing Lab

Dairy Microbiology Lab

B. S. (HONS.) DAIRY TECHNOLOGY

'Not on paper, but in real life'

This is a novel degree offered by the Department of Dairy Technology under the Faculty of Animal Production and Technology. Department of Dairy Technology is the first of its kind in Pakistan which offers degree programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In this program, we pay emphasis how to impart advance knowledge about milk processing and to train manpower for production, evaluation, marketing of value-added milk products and meeting International standards. This composite degree program equips the competent graduates to cater the professional needs of dairy industry right from dairy farm to end consumer.   Because our students learn by doing, they can apply their new ski1ls and knowledge as soon as they move to their place of work. At the same time our training also gives them the flexibility they need to adapt their learning to meet any new challenges they may face in the Dairy Industry.

The degree program in Dairy Technology started with the following aims and objectives:

  • To impart advance knowledge about milk processing as a major discipline in the field of Dairy Technology.
  • To equip the students with recent knowledge and practical skills for suitable planning, state of art processing / preservation and dairy products manufacturing.
  • To train the manpower for handling of milk processing / preservation and product manufacturing equipments and machinery.
  • To train manpower for production, evaluation, marketing of value added milk products meeting WTO standards.
  • To develop aptitude and demonstration skills for teaching, research and management in dairy industry.
  • To improve the prevailing milk  handling  procedures.
  • To assist the dairy industry in the area of product development and research.

Personal Skills: 

Persons aspiring to make a career in Dairy Technology should have scientific temper, willingness to work hard, commitment, an enquiring mind and cleanliness.  
Dairy industry is one of the industries which play a dynamic role in Pakistan's agro-based economy. Dairy farming includes breeding and care of milk yielding cattle and buffaloes, procuring milk and processing of milk into a variety of dairy products.
Dairy processing involves handling of milk for its safe distribution or its conversion into different dairy products. After the milk has reached the plant, processing work begins and it is converted into a variety of dairy products. Dairy Technologists mainly deal with the technical and quality control aspects of the processing industry and also work to develop improved methods in processing, production preservation and utilization of milk and milk products. 
Other professionals required in this area includes: Dairy Engineers, who are responsible for dairy equipment maintenance and related activities, and Marketing personnel who handle the marketing and sales of milk and milk products. 

Our success stems from quality teaching coupled with hands-on approach to training at our milk processing plant which is unique in the country. This means we provide students the opportunity for practical training to learn in real situations - an approach that offers far-reaching benefits. Because our students learn by doing, they can apply their new skills and knowledge as soon as they return to their place of work. At the same time, our training also gives them the flexibility they need to adapt their learning to meet any new challenges they may face.

Jobs in Dairy Sector

Dairy Technology graduates have job opportunities in the fields like Dairy Industries, Food industries, beverage sector, academia, research laboratories and institutes, government organizations and quality assurance programs etc.
Dairy industry, now a highly specialized field today involves production, procurement, storage, processing and distribution of dairy products. The main jobs are in production and processing. Openings for a dairy technologist are available in both the public and the private sector.  They can find job in dairy cooperatives, milk product processing and manufacturing industries. Quality control departments also recruit dairy technologists. Dairy technologists can also start their own business such as small-scale milk plants, creamery, ice-cream units etc or work as consultants. A consultant, however, needs several years of working experience in dairy processing to be successful. Besides there are opportunities for teaching as well as research and development. Financial administration of a dairy plant, the development of a marketing plan and different kinds of quality management systems (HACCP) also comes under the responsibilities of a dairy technologist.

Dairy Processing Plant

There was a need for the practical training of the dairy technology students in the area of milk and milk processing. After the establishment of Dairy Technology Department, the biggest achievement of the department was the establishment of a Dairy Processing plant with capacity of 2000 litres/hour. The plant also processes milk for other dairy products like yoghurt, laban, butter, desi ghee, cheese and ice cream. This project was financed by HEC with a cost of Rs. 109.815 millions.  In addition to this the dairy plant facility imparts training to students, dairy industries personals and other stakeholders.

The milk processing plant comprise of:

  • Pasteurization plant with capacity of 2000 litre/ hour.
  • Different dairy product manufacturing facilities.
  • Milk reception laboratory for analyzing microbiological and chemical analysis of milk and other dairy products.

Product Development

Following products are manufactured at undergraduate laboratory:

  • Fermented dairy products (yoghurt, lassi, laban, flavored acidophillus milk)
  • Traditional dairy products (khoa, burfi, gulab jaman, kheer, etc.)
  • Coagulated dairy products (paneer, cottage, mozzarella and cheddar cheese)
  • Frozen dairy products (ice cream)
  • Fat rich dairy products (makhan, butter, desi ghee)

Dairy Processing Plant

Dairy Processing Plant

Scheme of Studies B.S. (Hons.) Dairy Technology for Session 2015-16

Scheme of Studies of B. S. (Hons.) Dairy Technology

Course No.

Title

Credit hour

FIRST SEMESTER

STCS   06101

Introduction to Computer Science

3(3-0)

SOSC  06102

English-I (Functional English)

3(3-0)

STCS   06103

Business Mathematics and Statistics

3(3-0)

DTEC  06104

Introduction to Dairy Technology

3(2-1)

DTEC  06105

Introduction to Food and Nutrition

3(2-1)

 

Total

15

SECOND SEMESTER

SOSC 06201

English-II (Communication Skills)

3(3-0)

SOSC06202/
06203

Islamic Studies/Ethics

1(1-0)

BIOC 06204

Principles of Biochemistry

3(2-1)

LEBM 06205

Marketing Management and International Trade

3(3-0)

LPRO 06206

Introduction to Livestock Production

3(2-1)

DTEC 06207

Introduction to Food Chemistry

3(2-1)

 

Total

16

THIRD SEMESTER

SOSC 06301

English-III (Business and Technical English Writing)

3(3-0)

SOSC 06302

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

STCS  06303

Statistics and Probability

3(3-0)

LPRO 06304

Principles of Milk Production and Procurement

3(2-1)

DTEC 06305

Fluid Mechanics 

3(2-1)

DTEC 06306

Introduction to Microbiology

3(2-1)

DTEC 06307

Milk Processing Technology

3(2-1)

 

Total

20

FOURTH SEMESTER

DTEC 06401

Thermodynamics

3(2-1)

DTEC 06402

Chemistry of Dairy Products

3(2-1)

DTEC 06403

Food and Industrial Microbiology

3(2-1)

DTEC 06404

Food Processing and Preservation

4(3-1)

DTEC 06405

Traditional Dairy Products

3(2-1)

LPRO 06406

Introduction to Lactation Biology

3(2-1)

 

Total

19

FIFTH SEMESTER

DTEC 06501

Dairy Microbiology

3(2-1)

DTEC 06502

Heat Transfer and Refrigeration

4(3-1)

DTEC 06503

Fermented Dairy Products

4(3-1)

DTEC 06504

Fat Rich Dairy Products

3(2-1)

DTEC 06505

Food Safety and Toxicology

3(2-1)

LPRO 06506

Dairy Biotechnology

3(2-1)

 

Total

20

SIXTH SEMESTER

DTEC 06601

Dairy Plant Management and Sanitation

3(2-1)

DTEC 06602

Microbiology of Starter Culture

3(2-1)

DTEC 06603

Food Engineering

3(2-1)

DTEC 06604

Food Packaging

3(2-1)

DTEC 06605

By – Products Technology

2(1-1)

DTEC 06606

Food Laws and Food Safety Management Systems

3(3-0)

 

Total

17

SEVENTH SEMESTER

DTEC 06701

Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts

3(2-1)

DTEC 06702

Condensed and Dried Milk Products

3(2-1)

DTEC 06703

Sensory Evaluation of Food Products

3(2-1)

DTEC 06704

Dairy Plant Machinery and Layout

3(2-1)

DTEC 06504

Dairy Products Research and Development

3(2-1)

DTEC 06706

Quality Assurance in Food Industry

3(2-1)

LEBM 06707

Dairy Supply Chain Management

2(2-0)

                        

Total

20

EIGHTH  SEMESTER

DTEC -07801

Internship

6(0-6)

 

Total

6

 

         Grand Total

133

DISTRIBUTION OF COURSES

Discipline- wise

1. Dairy and Food Technology

  1. Introduction to Dairy technology
  2. Introduction to Food Chemistry
  3. Introduction to Food and Nutrition
  4. Introduction to Microbiology
  5. Milk Processing Technology
  6. Chemistry of Dairy Products
  7. Food and Industrial Microbiology
  8. Food Processing and Preservation
  9. Traditional Dairy Products
  10. Dairy Microbiology
  11. Dairy Plant Management and Sanitation
  12. Dairy Microbiology
  13. Fermented Dairy Products
  14. Fat Rich Dairy Products
  15. Food Processing Technology
  16. Food Safety and Toxicology
  17. Dairy Plant Management and Sanitation
  18. Microbiology of Starter Cultures
  19. Food Packaging
  20. By – Products Technology
  21. Food Laws and Food Safety Management Systems
  22. Ice-cream and Frozen Desserts
  23. Condensed and Dried Milk
  24. Sensory Evaluation of Food Products
  25. Dairy Products Research and Development
  26. Quality Assurance in Food Industry

2. Dairy Engineering

  1. Fluid Mechanics
  2. Thermodynamics
  3. Heat Transfer and Refrigeration
  4. Food Engineering
  5. Dairy Plant Machinery and Layout

3. Supporting Courses

  1. Principles of Biochemistry
  2. Marketing Management and International Trade
  3. Introduction to Livestock Production
  4. Principles of Milk Production and Procurement
  5. Dairy Supply Chain Management
  6. Dairy Biotechnology
  7. Introduction to Lactation Biology

4. Minor Courses

  1. Introduction to Computer Science
  2. Functional English
  3. Business Mathematics and Statistics
  4. English Communication skills
  5. Islamic Studies/ Ethics
  6. Statistics & Probability
  7. Pakistan Studies
  8. Business and Technical English Writing

 

M. Phil & Ph.D (Dairy Technology)

Ph.D

Pakistan is the 4th largest producer of milk in the world and dairy products production continues to improve in the country in the coming years. The dairy industry requires inculcation of scientific culture for development of cost effective innovative technologies, new products and to meet the challenges of global trade and food safety. This program aims to equip dairy professionals in the industry and institutes to undertake quality research in the area of dairy technology. It shall provide a platform for undertaking industrial research and testing of the technologies developed at the research institutes.
The program caters to educational requirements of the personnel working in the State of Dairy federations/ dairy departments and central Government/ educational institutions, dairy farmers, milk processors, skilled workers/ technicians in dairy industry, entrepreneurs and NGO functionaries/extension trainers/ rural educators.

Objectives:

The objectives of the program are:

  1. To strengthen the research activities in the area of Dairy Technology
  1. To provide research opportunities to the academician/researcher/industry professional in the area of dairy technology
  2. To develop technical human resource and skilled manpower for dairy industry.
  3. To upgrade the technical proficiency of existing personals working in the dairy and allied sectors.
  4. To facilitate research and development activities for Dairy Industry.
  5. To develop young entrepreneurs for self-employment through dairy technology and associated technical activities.

Jobs in Dairy Sector

Dairy industry, now a highly specialized field today involves production, procurement, storage, processing and distribution of dairy products. The main jobs are in the production and processing. Openings for a dairy technologist are available in both the public and  private sectors.  They can find job in dairy farms, cooperatives, milk product processing and manufacturing industries. Quality control departments also recruit dairy technologists. A large number of dairy technologists also start their own business such as small-scale milk plants, creamery, ice-cream units etc or work as consultants. A consultant, however, needs several years of working experience in dairy processing to be successful. Besides there are opportunities for teaching as well as research and development which is another growing area, crucial for the dairy industry.

Financial administration of a dairy plant, the development of a marketing plan and different kinds of quality management systems (HACCP) also comes under the responsibilities of a dairy technologist.

Scheme of Studies M. Phil. / Ph. D Dairy Technology

Course No.

Title

Credit Hrs

DTEC – 1001

Advanced Dairy Technology

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1002

Milk Processing Techniques

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1003

Fluid, Fermented & Concentrated Dairy Products Technology

4(3-1)

DTEC – 1004

Bioseparation Processes in Dairy Products Technology

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1005

Advanced Dairy Microbiology

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1006

Analytical Techniques in Milk & Milk Products

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1007

Dairy Rheology

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1008

Automation & Dairy Process Engineering

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1009

Dairy Plant Layout & Design

3(3-0)

DTEC – 1010

Dairy Processing Equipment

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1011

Physico Chemical Aspects of Milk Constituents

3(3‐0)

DTEC – 1012

Packaging of Dairy Products

3(3-0)

DTEC – 1013

Chemistry of Milk Processing

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1014

Cleaning and Sanitation of Dairy Equipment

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1015

Total Quality Management Operations

3(3-0)

DTEC – 1016

Dairy Starter Cultures

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1017

Food and Industrial Microbiology

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1018

Food Process Engineering

3(3-0)

DTEC – 1019

Dairy Fermentation Technology

3(2-1)

DTEC – 1020

Special Problem

1(1-0)

DTEC – 1021

Seminar

1(1-0)

Duration for Ph.D

The duration of the course for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, in full residence shall not be less than six semesters and more than ten semesters for whole-time students. In case of University employees admitted as part time students, the duration shall not be less than ten semesters and more than fourteen semesters. 

Eligibility

The candidates must have Master's degree (M.Sc. Hons./M.Phil) in Dairy Technology or related field of  study with minimum of 1st  Division according to annual system or not less than CGPA 3.00/4.00 according to semester system from HEC recognized universities. Candidates will have to clear GRE subject test which will be arranged by University and Qualifying score is 70%.

M.Phil.

Duration for M.Phil.

(i). The duration of the course for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in full residence shall not be less than four semesters and more than six semesters for whole time students and not less than six semesters for the University employees admitted as part time students.
(ii). The durations of the course for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) for part time students shall not be less than six semesters and more than ten semesters.

Eligibility

16 years of schooling or 4 years education (130 credit hours) after HSSC /F.A /F.Sc/Grade 12 equivalents. Minimum 2nd Division with 50% marks according to annual system or minimum CGPA 2.50/4.00 according to the semester system from a recognized University in related field of study. Candidates will have to clear GAT (General) Test before the last date of submission of applications.

 

Dr. Saima Inayat