Diploma in Food/Dairy Technology - CTEVT

The course involves theory, practical and demonstration for teaching. The medium of teaching, for the most part, will be English. The students will get knowledge and skill in all possible subjects related to food and dairy industries. The program includes On-the-Job Training and Proposal Writing during the sixth semester, which can be very instrumental in helping the students develop analytical skill and confidence.The program is intended for SLC-pass students aspiring for technical education. Both male and female, and of all nationalities, can join the program. 

Aims and Objectives:

The aims and objectives of the program are to produce middle-level manpower needed by food and dairy industries in Nepal. After completing the course, students will be able to contribute both in production and quality control. The will also be able to set up small-scale industries.

Admission criteria

Entrance examination by CTEVT


Secured at least grade C in any two subjects i.e. Compulsory Mathematics, Compulsory Science or English and D+ in the remaining subject in School leaving Certificate (SLC) examination from recognized academic institution.

Curricular structure

Semester I






Semester II






Semester III

Basic Principle of Engineering

Principles of Food Preservation

Milk and Milk Products

Basic and Food Microbiology

Statistics and Mathematics

Fermentation Technology

Semester IV

Biochemistry and Human Nutrition

Computer Application

Principle of Milk Processing

Specialization in Food Technology

Semester V

Food Chemistry

TFP-I (Cereal Technology)

Food Engineering

Semester VI

TFP-II (Fruits & Vegetables)

TFP-III (Tea, Coffee & Spices)

TFP-IV (Meat & Poultry)

Elective (Any one)
Fat & Oil Technology or Sugar Technology

Specialization in Dairy Technology

Semester V

Dairy Chemistry

Dairy Microbiology

Dairy Engineering

Semester VI

  • TDP-I
  • TDP-II
  • TDP-IV
  • On the job training
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