The National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal was originally started as Imperial Institute of Animal Husbandry and Dairying in 1923 at Bangalore. It was expanded and renamed as Imperial Dairy Institute in 1936 and was known as National Dairy Research Institute after independence in 1947. Subsequently, in 1955, NDRI Headquarter was shifted to Karnal. Facilities at Bangalore were retained to function as a Regional Station to serve the Southern States.
The National Dairy Research Institute as country's premier Dairy Research institution has developed considerable expertise over the last five decades in different areas of Dairy Production, Processing, Management and Human Resource Development. the Institute provides high quality manpower to meet the human resource requirements for the overall dairy development in the country. The Institute also undertakes extension programmes for transferring the know-how from the laboratory to the farmers’ fields.
1. B.Tech. (Dairy Technology)
2. Masters in Dairying
3. Doctor of Philosophy
Entrance Examination & Selection Procedure:
The Entrance examination is conducted by the ICAR New Delhi at several locations in the country. The sale of Information Bullletins including application forms is arranged by the ICAR through Registrars of State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities of ICAR. The ICAR conducts the Counseling for admission at National Agricultural Science Centre Complex, Cev prakash Shastry Marg, Pusa Campus, New Delhi on specified dates.
* Experimental Dairy
* Community Centre
* Guest House/Scientist Home
* Staff Club
* Communication Centre
* Human Health Complex
National Dairy Research Institute
Dr. A.K.Srivastava, Director,
Ph: +91-184-2252800 / 2259002 (O), +91-184-2271612 (R)