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Courses & Eligibility
Bachelor's in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc & AH) (5 years) eligibility is class 12th with science subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Biology and admission is through entrance exam.
Veterinary colleges are recognized by Veterinary Council of India.
Masters in MVSc : After BVSc one can go for MVSc and specialize in medicine, surgery, biochemistry, genetics and breeding, poultry science, biotechnology, pharmacology, physiology, immunology, etc.
Veterinary Council of India conducts an 'All India Common Entrance Examination' All India Pre-Veterinary Test (AIPVT) for admission to first year Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) & Animal Husbandry (AH) degree course for filling up 15% of the total number of seats of each veterinary college of all states; about 36 colleges where Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984 extends. For other seats the respective states conduct entrance exams.
This Entrance exam is usually held in the month of May each year. For admission to master's degree program, All India Entrance Examination is conducted by the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR).
Top colleges for B V Sc / Veterinary Colleges in India
There are 38 veterinary colleges in India. Apart from this IVRI (Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, UP) offers the Master and Ph.D. programs in almost every subject. NDRI and College of Animal Science CCSHAU, Hissar offers Master's and Ph.D. in animal sciences only.
- Bombay Veterinary Science College.
- Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Science University, Ludhiana
- Indian Veterinary Research Institute
- College of Veterinary Sciences, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar
- Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur
- College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Udgir, Maharashtra
- Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University Veterinary College, Bidar
- Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Mannuthy
- Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University College of Veterinary Science, Pookode
- Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
- Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University
- Rajendra Agricultural University
- Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
- SK University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir Faculty of veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
- Sri Venkateswara University College of Veterinary Science
- Banaras Hindu University offers B V Sc and A H course Admission through own entrance test.
Admissions to B V Sc course in the state of Karnataka are on the basis of Karnataka CET.