KVASU M.V.Sc. and Ph.D. Admission 2020: Courses, Application Process, Entrance Exam

Kerala Veterinary and Animal Science University offers three undergraduate and four postgraduate programmes. It also offers Ph.D., PG Diploma and diploma courses. KVASU has three faculties, viz. Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Dairy Science and Faculty of Poultry Science. KVASU has four constituent colleges:

Admission to Ph.D. and M.V.Sc. programmes will be required to appear for the entrance exam conducted by university. Selection will be based on the performance in qualifying examination & the entrance test and interview. Check KVASU Admission

CourseAdmission Link
Ph.D in Veterinary Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
Admission Link

How to Apply?

You should submit applications through online only for admission to this programme. There are three following steps to apply for M.V.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes.

  • Step 1: Fill Application Form
  • Step 2: Make Payment
  • Step 3: Submit Application Form

Application Fee:

For General CandidatesINR 520/-
For SC/ST CandidatesINR 270/-

Step 1: Fill Application Form

You should fill the online application form available on the official website uploading his/her passport size color photograph (150WX200H pixels) and signature (250WX90H pixels). The size of photograph and signature shall not exceed 30 kb.

Step 2: Make Payment

After filling application form, you should make the remittance of the application fee in any methods as given below.

Making payment at Federal bank branches through challan:-

When the application is submitted, a challan in triplicate (with student copy, bank copy and University copy) will be automatically generated. Take the printout of the challan and remit Rs.520/-(270/- for SC/ST candidates) as the application fee and bank processing charges using the challan at the nearest Federal Bank counter.

Through credit card/debit card/Internet banking:-

Remit the fee at the time of submission of the application form through online payment mode using credit card/debit card/Internet banking. You should remit Rs.520/-/-(270/- for SC/ST candidates) as the application fee and bank processing charges.

Step 3: Submit Application Form

After remitting application fee, you should take the print out of the online application submitted and send the same after affixing signature of the applicant in the space provided and send the same with the following enclosures to

The Director (Academics & Research),

Kerala Veterinary  and  Animal  Sciences University,

Pookode, Lakkidi P.O, Wayanad, Kerala, Pin 673576’.

Documents to be enclosed with the application

  • University copy of the challan, if the payment of the application fee is made by the challan
  • Attested copy of SSLC/Class X certificate
  • Attested copy of the final mark list of qualifying examination

Community/Caste certificate and income certificate, if you claim any reservation

Eligibility Criteria

The admission to Ph.D. programme is through an entrance examination and interview conducted by the University. It is offered at CVAS, Mannuthy and Pookode in various disciplines. The duration of the programme is three years. KVSAU offers Ph.D. programme in following disciplines:

Veterinary Public HealthVeterinary Surgery and RadiologyVeterinary Anatomy and Histology
Veterinary MicrobiologyVeterinary ParasitologyLivestock Products Technology
Animal NutritionVeterinary PhysiologyVeterinary Biochemistry
Veterinary PathologyPoultry ScienceDairy Science
Veterinary Pharmacology and ToxicologyAnimal Breeding, Genetics and BiostatisticsClinical Veterinary Medicine, Ethics and Jurisprudence
Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive MedicineLivestock Production and ManagementAnimal Biotechnology
Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and ObstetricsVeterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension

The University offers KVASU Senior Research Fellowship of Rs. 5000/-per month to all students admitted and a Research grant of Rs. 50,000/- for research work.

Eligibility Criteria:

You must have a Master’s Degree in the respective subject recognized by any University with OGPA of 7.5/10 or equivalent OGPA/equivalent percentage of marks at Master’s Degree level. For SC/ST candidates the OGPA shall be 7.0/10 or equivalent.

Reservation Of Seats And Admission For Sponsored Candidates

25% of the seats shall be reserved for the eligible candidates sponsored by the ICAR based on AIEEA-PG. At the time of admission, the candidate should remit the fee for application form and registration and submit the filled in application to the University. Seats are also reserved for candidates sponsored by the Government of Kerala from the State Department of Animal Husbandry. You will have to submit application through online.

Selection Procedure

Selection shall be done on the basis of the OGPA in the qualifying exam, score in the entrance exam, experience, published articles, interview and the extracurricular activities of the candidate.

About Entrance Test and Interview:

It is conducted by KVASU for admission to Ph.D. programme. The entrance examination will be of objective type with questions on general knowledge and the subject concerned. The entrance exam  at College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy (Thrissur). The Candidates will be considered for admission only if they secure a minimum of 40% marks (30% for SC/ST candidates) in the entrance examination.

The originals of all certificates and documents should be produced at the time of the interview and at the time of admission.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



1 Comment
pon mcomca23

govt clg or private institution

14 Feb, 2019 11:24
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi, it is a government college.

14 Feb, 2019 11:36

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