Dairy Chemistry

About Department

Since 2016, the Department of Dairy Chemistry in College of Dairy Science and Technology is responsible for the teaching of various courses related to Dairy Chemistry, Food Chemistry and Quality Assurance at Under Graduate level. The postgraduate programme i.e., M.Tech. in Dairy Chemistry has been started from the academic year 2020-21. The department also handles research projects related to the subject matter and participates in the extension activities. The department has a fully equipped undergraduate and postgraduate research laboratory for quality analysis of milk and milk products.

Head of the Department:

Dr. Sharanagouda B. Patil

Phone: +91-9110497878 (M)


Dr. Ruby Siwach Assistant Professor View Details


Supporting staff

Rahul Lab Technician
Manisha Rani Assistant

Courses offered:

Degree Course Code Course title Credit hours
B.Tech. DC-111 Biochemistry 1+1
DC-211 Human Nutrition 1+1
DC-311 Chemical Quality Assurance 1+1
DC-121 Physical Chemistry of milk 2+1
DC-122 Chemistry of milk 2+1
DC-221 Chemistry of milk products 2+1
DC-321 Food Chemistry 2+1
M.Tech. DC-521 Chemistry of milk products 3+1
DC-522 Chemistry of milk lipids 3+1
DC-524 Research Techniques 2+1
DC-514 Food Chemistry 3+1
DC-513 Chemistry of milk lipids 2+1

Post graduate students :

  • Prince
  • Priyanka
  • Yashpal

M.Tech. Research Projects:

  1. Effect of processing conditions during manufacturing of dahi on Oxytetracycline residues in Buffalo milk
  2. Development and validation of HPLC method for detection of oxytetracycline residues in khoa

Externally funded ongoing projects:

1. Establishment of Milk and Milk Products Testing Laboratory under RKVY-RAFTAAR.

Infrastructure available:

  1. Milkoscreen
  2. UV-VIS spectrophotometer
  3. Tray dryer etc.