Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.) in Animal Genetics and Breeding is a 5 year course. Eligibility for the course is 10+2, intermediate cleared.
The tuition fees by average for Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.) in Animal Genetics and Breeding comes between INR 4,000 to 2 Lakh for the span of five years.
Admissions for such course are on the basis of counselling after clearing entrance tests depending on the colleges. Some of them are:
Some of the reputed colleges offering Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.) in Animal Genetics and Breeding are:
Major Job profile and designations for these graduates are Animal Care and Service Workers, Associate Scientific Manager, Biological Scientists, Lecturer, Manager Animal Farm, Partner, Assistant to Practitioners, Pharmacy Research Scientists, Private Practice, Self-Employment - Entrepreneur in L.S. Farms, Poultry Farms etc., Senior Medical Representative, Veterinarian / Veterinary Doctor, Veterinary Consultant, Veterinary Researcher, Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinary Technologists and Technicians etc.
Graduates with this degree have opportunity for the industries like Hospitals, NGOs, Institutes, schools, public sector and private sector, animal production facilities, pharmaceutical companies, private corporations, research labs, zoos, hatcheries, the federal government, or colleges and universities.
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Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||10+2 with science subjects|
|Admission Process||Based on counselling after clearing Entrance Tests test for different colleges.|
|Course Fee||INR 4,000 to 2 Lakh for five years|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 2 to 6 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Hospitals, NGOs, Institutes, schools, public sector and private sector.|
|Job Positions||Animal Care and Service Workers Associate Scientific Manager Biological Scientists Lecturer Manager Animal Farm Partner, Assistant to Practitioners Pharmacy Research Scientists Private Practice Self-Employment - Entrepreneur in L.S. Farms, Poultry Farms etc. Senior Medical Representative Veterinarian / Veterinary Doctor Veterinary Consultant Veterinary Researcher Veterinary Surgeon Veterinary Technologists and Technicians|
This course will allow you an advanced starting point for further studies, such as M.Sc. level courses in breeding. There are a variety of academic, government and industry career opportunities at the graduate level.
This includes the maintenance of genetic diversity and approaches to preserve and manage the breeding of rare and endangered breeds and genetic resources.
There are opportunities in the educational arena as well.
Such positions may be in association with universities and Extension. Animal agriculture is under increasing public scrutiny and there is an increasing demand for communicators who are skilled at conveying how and why animal producers use specific production practices.
Course Learning Outcomes:
|Name of Institute||City||Fees|
|Junagadh Agricultural University||Junagadh||INR 81,000|
|Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology||Bhubaneswar||INR 1.5 Lakh|
|College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences||Udaipur||INR 66417|
|Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology||Meerut||INR 6 Lakh|
|West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences||Kolkata||INR 40,565|
|Anand Agricultural University||Anand||INR 4,565|
|Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir||Srinagar||INR 5.5 Lakh|
|Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya||Palampur||INR 1.5 Lakh|
|Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University||Chennai||INR 66417|
|Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences||Haryana||INR 85,000|
|Indian Veterinary Research Institute||Bareilly||INR 90,000|
|Veterinary college and research institute - [vcri], namakkal||Namakkal||INR 90,000|
|Rajasthan university of veterinary and animal sciences - [rajuvas], bikaner||Bikaner||INR 60,500|
|Bihar agricultural university - [bau] sabour, bhagalpur||Bhagalpur||INR 20,565|
|Sardarkrushinagar dantiwada agricultural university - [sdau], palanpur||Palanpur||INR 90,000|
|Karnataka veterinary animal and fisheries sciences university, bidar||Bidar||INR 60,500|
|Sri venkateswara veterinary university - [svvu], tirupati||Tirupati||INR 40,565|
|Maharashtra animal and fisheries sciences university - [mafsu], nagpur||Nagpur||INR 10,565|
10+2 Science (Biology Group) stream students, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects, who have cleared 12th board examinations from a recognized Board are eligible to apply for this course.
Minimum 50% mark is required in the above mentioned subjects to be considered eligible to pursue this course. Relaxations in minimum marks are provided to SC/ST and OBC category students.
Also, students must have appeared for State or National Level entrance tests to be considered eligible.
The candidate should have completed his 12th class with Science subjects such as Physics, chemistry, biology as the main subjects during the time of the exam, to be eligible for the graduate course in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry.
Admission to most veterinary courses is made on the basis of entrance examination conducted by the concerned universities.
For admission to master degree programme, an All India Entrance Examination is conducted by the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR).
The admission to the exams is based on the results of the entrance examinations which are conducted by the particular universities.
The entrance exam is conducted mainly in the month of May each year.
There are various institutions in the country which offer the degree as well as post graduate programs in this area. The candidates who are interested to join the course need to attend the entrance exam.
Following is the list of the entrance exams-
|SEMESTER- III||SEMESTER- IV|
|SEMESTER- IX||SEMESTER- X|
|Training and project|
Dairy research institutes also require the services of veterinarians. Private practices of vets can flourish very well in urban areas.
The Defense Services use horses, dogs, camels, etc. and therefore need the services of veterinarians.
Postgraduates in veterinary science can go in for further research and development in this sector.
Their starting pay scale ranges between Rs.10, 000 – Rs.15, 000 per month.
This rate of growth is slightly higher than the average rate of growth for all positions evaluated in the BLS survey. Employment for the category of all biological scientists is expected to grow at a more rapid rate of 21 percent over the same period, much higher than the rate for all positions.
It is also likely that this trend will open up careers in veterinary medicine, especially for job seekers who have skills in both molecular genetics and bioinformatics and an interest in using these talents to address animal health-related problems.
Students of animal genetics are strongly encouraged to pursue a graduate degree in this field to ensure the best prospects.
Also, one may start own clinic and start practice, for example- pet care clinic.
Graduates may work as research professionals in the field of Animal health and medicines.
Generally it covers the study of animal physiology, handling and avoidance of diseases among them. The very principle of Veterinary science is similar to that of human medical sciences. But on the other hand the job profile is a bit different when compared to a physician or a surgeon in particular.
Vets also perform surgery; put a stop to spreading of diseases in animals by giving in timely vaccination and medicines.
The doctors take up the treatment of large zoo animals as well as small domestic animals which are seen as pets generally at homes. The major difference comes in the way of treatment which may differ according to the animals. Generally the Vets must be in a position to analyze the different varieties of pets and treat them accordingly. They must be in a position to recommend adequate diets, exercise regimen as well as treatment specifically to each breed.
Some of the popular professional avenues open to such graduates are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale in INR|
|Animal Care and Service Workers||Animal care and service workers provide care for animals. Job tasks vary by position and place of work. Animal care and service workers train, feed, groom, and exercise animals. They also clean, disinfect, and repair animal cages. Boarding kennels, pet stores, animal shelters, rescue leagues, veterinary hospitals and clinics, stables, aquariums and natural aquatic habitats, zoological parks, and many laboratories house animals and employ animal care and service workers.||295,493|
|Manager Animal Farm||Farms are typically run by management companies or single-owner farmers. Farm managers must appreciate the need to satisfy regulations set by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) for safe, high-quality produce farmed in an environmentally sustainable manner.||392,705|
|Animal physician||Examine animals to diagnose their health problems; Treat and dress wounds; Perform surgery on animals; Test for and vaccinate against diseases; Prescribe medication; Euthanize animals They provide treatment for animals that is similar to the services a physician provides to treat humans.||5,14,536|
|Farm Secretary||Farm secretaries look after the business side of a farm or estate. Farm secretaries may also undertake more complex tasks, such as completing legislative and management records.||478,705|
|Associate Animal genetics veterinarian||They assist animals by providing physical examinations, dental procedures, spaying and neutering, immunization, birthing care and euthanasia.||240,790|
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