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    • Diploma in Dairy Technology
    The duration of the Diploma in Dairy Technology and Diploma in Animal Husbandry & Dairying is three years. The course is run under semester system. One academic year consists of two Semesters each of about 18 weeks duration. The student shall undergo one semester In-plant training/field training after 5th semester in a commercial dairy plant/field
    Eligibility for admission
    The eligibility for admission is 10th standard or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate for General & OBC and 40% for SC/ST, PH category. The minimum age limit shall be 15 years on or before 31st July and the maximum age limit shall be 21 years. Maximum age limit for in-service candidate shall be 45 years as on 31st July.
    Entrance Examination
    The admissions to Diploma programmes are done through the entrance examination conducted by the University. The examination is held at NDRI, Karnal and its regional stations at Bangalore and Kalyani in the month of May/June. The information for examination is advertised in leading news papers. The candidates are selected for admission on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and Counseling.
    Fifteen per cent of total seats are reserved for bonafide candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, 7.5 per cent for Scheduled Tribes, 27% for OBC and 3% for Physically Handicapped subject to their being otherwise eligible. 2% seats are reserved for remote and under privileged states/UTs (UPS). The reservation of seats amongst the SC/ST categories is interchangeable if sufficient number of candidates is not available in a given subject as per merit-rank in examination.
    Definition for physically handicapped
    Candidates having permanent disability of not less than 40%, provided the candidate is otherwise fit for admission. Such candidates will have to bring a certificate as appended in the Information Bulletin from the Chief Medical Officer of the District to which the candidates belongs. Such candidates will also have to appear before the Medical Board constituted by the Director for determining the percentage of disability and for assessment whether they are fit to carry out the duties despite being handicapped.