M.V.Sc. Veterinary Anatomy & Histology is a 2-year postgraduate course program in Veterinary science. Students who have obtained their Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.) from any institute/university recognized by the veterinary council with a minimum of 55% marks or CGPA not less than 6.0 are eligible for this course.
Some of the main institutes that offer Master of Veterinary Science [M.V.Sc] (Veterinary Anatomy & Histology) are:
The fee for the course varies between INR 20,000 and 1,00,000 in India.
The selection of students for admission to this course will be based on marks scored in the entrance exam and the marks obtained in their bachelor’s degree. Admission for this program is based on the all Indian competitive examinations conducted by veterinarian council of India. Students must appear for the written exams conducted by the colleges or universities.
Graduates of M.V.Sc. Veterinary Anatomy & Histology have a wide range of job opportunities like Agriculture sector, government animal husbandry departments, poultry farms, veterinary hospitals and clinics etc. Opportunities are not limited to the said fields. Once completed, the graduate may pursue further studies and may complete their Ph.D. or may take up said job opportunities associated. The average salary for a M.V.Sc. Veterinary Anatomy & Histology is between INR 5 and 6 LPA starting.
|Course Level||Post Graduate|
|Duration of the Course||2 years|
|Eligibility||B.V.Sc. from any institute/university recognized by the veterinary council with a minimum of 55% marks or CGPA not less than 6.0|
|Admission Process||Entrance exam based and also Merit based.|
|Course Fee||Between INR 20,000 and 1,00,000|
|Average Salary||INR 5 and 6 LPA starting.|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Agriculture sector, government animal husbandry departments, poultry farms, veterinary hospitals and clinics etc.|
|Job Positions||Equine Veterinarians, Research veterinarians, Veterinarians, Academic professors, Veterinary Technician etc.|
The objective of the course is to provide specialized training in animal treatment to the extent of highest expertise. The course helps students to understand and pursue the processes of research and anatomy and help them build newer methods of dissection to better discover the parts of the animal.
The study involves dealing with equipment like the electronic microscope, cryostat and fluorescent microscope which helps students to carry out research in the later stages after the course and also helps them with newer discoveries and better treatment.
It involves a complete understanding of the anatomy of all the animals so as to know functioning and treatments of all of them. Any student after pursuing the course can take up job opportunities mentioned below or can pursue Ph.D. in the field of Veterinary Anatomy & Histology.
|Name of the Institute||Location||Total Fees(INR)|
|Sri Venkateshwara Veterinary University||Tirupati||58,250|
|College of veterinary sciences and animal technology||Bikaner||29,230|
|Tamil Nadu veterinary and animal sciences university||Chennai||64,825|
|Kerala Veterinary And Animal Sciences University||Wayanad, Kerala||80,000|
|Karnataka Veterinary animal and fisheries University||Bidar||94,946|
|Assam Agricultural University||Johrat||30,000|
|Bombay Veterinary College||Mumbai||55,450|
|Nagpur Veterinary college||Nagpur||19,640|
|College of Veterinary and Animal Science||Udgir, Nagpur||55,950|
Students who have obtained their Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.) from any institute/university recognized by the veterinary council with a minimum of 55% marks or CGPA not less than 6.0 are eligible to apply for Master of veterinary science in animal nutrition course.
Admission in most veterinary colleges like Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Bihar Veterinary College, Patna, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi, Bombay Veterinary Science College, Mumbai, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner is on the basis of results obtained in the entrance examination conducted by the concerned universities. For admission in Master’s Degree program, an All India Entrance Examination is conducted by the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR).The exam is generally conducted in the month of May. The candidate must have secured at least 60% marks.
However, there are some state level entrance exams also, through which admissions are given in the colleges of that particular state like Kerala Engineering Agricultural and Medical Entrance Test that is for the colleges of Kerala.
The two years of study is divided into the following courses. The courses are all compulsory and have to be taken up during the study. The course emphasizes complete Understanding of all parts of Veterinary Anatomy & Histology among all kinds of animals and covers all methods including a project presentation at the end. The following are the subjects of the course:
|Subjects of Study|
|Comparative Osteology and Arthrology||Principles and Applications of Biomechanics|
|Comparative Splanchnology||Avian Anatomy|
|Myology, Angiology, Neurology, and Aesthesiology of Ox||Neuroanatomy|
|Gross Anatomical Techniques||Endocrine Anatomy|
|Theory and Practice Of Histological and Histochemical Techniques||Theory and Applications of Electron Microscope|
|General Histology and Ultrastructure||Histoenzymology and Immunocytochemistry|
|Systemic Histology and Ultrastructure||Applied Embryology and Teratology|
|Developmental Anatomy||Functional Veterinary Anatomy|
|Master’s Seminar||Gross Anatomy of Laboratory Animals|
|Master’s Research||Special Problem|
|Myology, Angiology, Neurology, and Aesthesiology of Equine, Canine and Porcine||Doctoral Seminar I and II|
The scope for veterinarians is bright in rural as well as urban areas. In cities, keeping pets is a craze, thus increasing the demand for private veterinary clinics and hospitals. Growth in the poultry sector and animal products technology sector has also resulted in an increase in demand for veterinarians in different sectors of livestock and poultry. Veterinary science students can work with medical institutions in both the private and public sectors. The average salary is between INR 5 and 6 LPA.
The employment areas are among Agriculture sector, government animal husbandry departments, poultry farms, veterinary hospitals and clinics etc. The job profiles for these positions range from Equine Veterinarians, Research veterinarians, Veterinarians, Academic professors, Veterinary Technician etc.
The compensation and salaries for these individual jobs are specific and depend largely on the skill-set they have built and the experience in the industry.
Advance courses after Master’s of Veterinary Science in Veterinary Anatomy & Histology:
|Job Profile||Job Description||Average annual salary|
|Equine veterinarians||Such a vet works and treats horses specifically. With an increase in people maintaining stables and rearing horses and also horse race being a form of sport with also others like Polo etc. these doctors have gained more and more demand and importance.||5 – 6 LPA|
|Research veterinarians||He/she conducts clinical research on human and animal health problems.||6 – 7 LPA|
|Veterinarian||Veterinarians promote the health of animals by advising animal owners about feeding, sanitation measures, and general care. They determine nature of diseases by examining pets and animals. They also restore health by treating animals medically. They document actions by completing reports, forms, animal records, and reporting diseases to public health officials.||6 – 7 LPA|
|Lecturers/ Professors||Students who have completed their Master’s of science in applied chemistry are eligible to teach the same or their relevant chemistry field courses in colleges across the country.||3 – 4 LPA starting|
|Veterinary technician||Veterinary technicians assist other technicians to take care of animals. They may evaluate animal’s condition, check vital statistics, clean and wrap wounds, collect samples and medicines for animals. They also work in labs by doing blood tests, urine analysis, as well as teeth cleaning. They also communicate with pet owners and update animal’s files.||7 – 8 LPA|