Why CAFODAT a place for your Choice ?


Run by food scientists and professionally experienced faculty members, the college has as objective of producing nationally and internationally competent Food & Dairy technologists. At present, it is the only college in Nepal teaching B. Tech. Dairy Technology. CAFODAT is a college moving forward with best standard of Food and Dairy technology. The college has set to become the college of every one choice by availing food and dairy technology education of international standard.

As the college has relation with many food industries and institutions, it can help you for your job.

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Food and Dairy technology is one of the emerging fields of study in Nepal. One cannot neglect the quality and safety aspect of food and dairy products to live a healthy life. So, to get the knowledge on food and dairy technology I joined CAFODAT. From the day, I joined the college, I have been able to quench my thirst and fulfill my curiosity about this subject. The teachers are professional and expert in the subject matter. Hence practical based quality education is provided to students. One can get knowledge on how to preserve food, how to develop quality food products, analyze foods and many more. Indeed CAFODAT is the right choice for my career building.

Umesh Paudel
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Bachelor in Dairy Technology


Program                      : Bachelor in Dairy Technology (4yrs / 8 Semesters)

Entry requirement    : 45% score in I.Sc. / 10+2 Science / Diploma in food / Dairy or equivalent

Mode of entry            : Entrance examination by Purbanchal University.


Course content in Bachelor level

Some Common course: Instrumental Methods of Food Analysis, Food Process Engineering, Biochemistry and Human Nutrition, Basic and food Microbiology, Biochemical Engineering, Modern Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Post Harvest Technology, Quality control and assurance, Nutrition and Dietetics, Packaging  Technology, Industrial Microbiology, Human Resource and Entrepreneurship development etc.

Specialization in Dairy Technology

Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Microbiology, Dairy Engineering, Technology of Dairy Products.

Specialization course in DAIRY TECHNOLOGY: Chemistry of Dairy Products, Dairy Extension Education, Milk Production Management, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Indigenous Dairy Products, Ice-Cream and Frozen Desserts, Dairy Plant Operation & Instrumentation, Dairy Business Management, Dairy Microbiology, In- Plant Training, Thesis.

CAFODAT students undertaking one month training in VIDYA DAIRY,Maharastra,India.


Conceptualized by the father of the White Revolution, Dr. V. Kurien, Vidya Dairy was established in 1994 and provides one year hands-on training to the B.Tech (Dairy Technology) students of SMC College of Dairy Science of Anand Agricultural University To impart self-sustainable skills for survival in a commercial environment and develop professionalism in dairy technology graduates, a commercial dairy plant called Vidya Dairy was conceived and established in the early 90s at Gujarat Agricultural University (GAU), now renamed Anand Agricultural University (AAU). This was an innovative and need based experiment introduced in Dairy Technology academic schedule to narrow the gap between academia and the real world. Conceptualized by the father of White Revolution, Dr. V. Kurien, Vidya Dairy was established in 1994 and provides one year hands-on-training to the B.Tech(Dairy Technology) students of SMC College of Dairy Science of Anand Agricultural University. So far the dairy has trained 415 students. For students studying the four year dairy technology course at AAU, one year of their college is dedicated to hands-on experience in dairy plant operation and management. Their curriculum for third year is designed with a vision to provide outstanding training both on technical and commercial front. In other places too the concept of student training dairy does exist but the facility and commercial viability of this plant makes it unique and one of its own kind.