M.V.Sc. Veterinary Medicine is a 2 year full-time postgraduate Veterinary course. Eligibility to which is B.Sc. / B.V.Sc. / AHB or an equivalent examination in a science stream with 60% of marks from a recognized board.
A few colleges offer M.V.Sc. Veterinary Medicine course in various states of India. Every college has their own eligibility criteria, admission procedure, syllabus, fees structure, and placement training. Top colleges and universities offer this course include
The average fee for this course ranges between INR 9,000 to INR 1 lakh based on the performances of students in their bachelor degree examination or an entrance exam conducted by the college before admissions.
This course helps to learn how to treat animals with the applications of dental, clinical, therapeutic, medical, diagnostic, and surgical methods, and also study how to examine these aspects.
Admission to M.V.Sc. Veterinary Medicine course is based on Merit-list or an Entrance-exam. Most of the colleges conduct counseling and select students based on the merit list prepared by the state-wise universities. Some of the reputed colleges conduct entrance exams to select students for this course admission.
After completing this course, graduates may get opportunities in areas such as Veterinary Medicine Stores, Zoo and Wildlife Parks, Veterinary Pharma Companies, Animal Health Trust, Animal Welfares, Public Health Centers, Veterinary Colleges, Universities, etc. These professionals may work in major positions like Medical Representative, Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinarian, Sales and Marketing Executives, Lecturer, Teacher, etc. The average salary for these professionals ranges between INR 2 to 15 Lacs as per their experience and expertise in this field.
Written below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester type|
|Admission Process||Merit-based or Entrance-based|
|Top recruiting organizations||ADAS, SRUC, AB Vista, BOCM Pauls, Domantis GSK, GE Healthcare, Q chip, Unilever|
|Top recruiting areas||Veterinary Medicine Stores, Zoo and Wildlife Parks, Veterinary Pharma Companies, Animal Health Trust, Animal Welfares, Public Health Centers, Veterinary Colleges, Universities|
|Top job profiles||Medical Representative, Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinarian, Sales and Marketing Executives, Lecturer, Teacher|
|Course Fee||INR 9,000 to 1 Lac|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 2 to 15 Lacs|
M.V.Sc. Veterinary Medicine course gives an opportunity to conduct field research in anatomy, marine medicine, clinical pathology, anatomical pathology, pharmacology, bacteriology, virology, wildlife conservation medicine, parasitology, and morphological pathology. This course describes the physiological processes carried by the major organ systems, and tissues, and the regulatory mechanisms that affect the animals organisms.
In this course, students study major topics include veterinary internal medicine, veterinary anatomy, veterinary parasitology, veterinary microbiology, veterinary physiology, veterinary public health, veterinary pathology, veterinary theriogenology, and veterinary surgery. Students also study how to develop veterinary medicine and inform them of emerging trends. This course emphasizes the component to establish the basic tools and historical perspective required for disease prevention and health promotion.
Given below are the college names, location and the average structure of the fees which will be taken by the college for this course.
|COLLEGE NAME||CITY||AVERAGE ANNUAL FEE IN INR|
|Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Agricultural Vishwavidyalaya||Himachal Pradesh||INR 50,000|
|Indian Veterinary Research Institute||Bareilly||INR 9,080|
|Govind Ballabh Pant University Agriculture and Technology||Pantnagar||INR 76,800|
|Bihar Agricultural University||Bhagalpur||INR 7,900|
|Karnataka Veterinary Animal and Fisheries Sciences University||Bidar||INR 47,500|
|Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University||Tirupati||INR 29,100|
|Narendra Dev University of Agriculture and Technology||Faizabad||INR 66,000|
|Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Science||Pondicherry||INR 31,400|
|College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry||Mathura||INR 41,700|
|Veterinary College||Bangalore||INR 38,100|
|Lala Lajput Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Science||Hisar||INR 56,900|
Candidates who have completed B.Sc. / B.V.Sc. / AHB or an equivalent degree in a science stream from a recognized board are eligible for Master of Science [MVSc] (Veterinary Medicine) course. Candidates should obtain 60% of marks in their bachelor degree examination for Master of Veterinary Science (Veterinary Medicine) course eligibility. The percentage may vary from one college to another. Eligible candidates may apply for this course through online or offline.
Candidates can fill an application form and apply for this course on the official website of the respective colleges and institutes. Candidates can also get an application form directly from the admission office of the respective colleges.
Admission to M.V.Sc. Veterinary Medicine course is based on Merit list or an Entrance-exam. Most of the colleges conduct counseling and select students based on the merit list prepared by the state-wise universities. Some of the reputed colleges conduct entrance exams to select students for this course admission. Some of the major entrance exam conducted by the reputed colleges and universities are
Entrance exams may vary from state to state. Few colleges conduct the personal interview followed by the entrance exam. Those colleges select students based on their performances in an entrance exam and the personal interview.
A year-wise syllabus for MVSc Veterinary Medicine is given below. The syllabus may vary from one college to other.
|YEAR I||YEAR II|
|Diagnostic Procedures and Interpretations||Avian Medicine|
|Internal Diseases of Ruminants||Diseases of Laboratory and Zoo Animals|
|Infectious Diseases of Ruminants||Veterinary Critical Care|
|Canine and Feline Medicine||Clinical Practice|
|Porcine Medicine||Special Problems|
|Metabolic Diseases in Animals||Masters Research|
Graduates in Veterinary Science work in an animal feed production industries and veterinary hospitals or clinics in major. Some of the major areas these graduates work in Zoo and Wildlife Parks, Veterinary Medicine Stores, Veterinary Pharma Companies, Animal Welfares, Animal Health Trust, Public Health Centers, Veterinary Colleges, Universities, etc. These graduates also work in professional teaching positions, medical specialists, and agricultural agents.
Professionals may work in positions like Animal Nutritionist, Animal Dietician, Medical Representative, Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinarian, Sales and Marketing Executives, Lecturer, Teacher, etc. They may get opportunities in both government and private sectors. They also work in top colleges and universities as a veterinary lecturer. Graduates in this field are recruited by the top hospitals, companies, and organizations in good positions with good salaries.
Further Study: Candidates who would like to continue their studies in Veterinary Medicine can further study Ph.D. Course in Veterinary Medicine. After completing this course, graduates may get an offer in top organizations with high salaries.
Given below are the major job positions, their descriptions, and the Average annual salary for each position:
|JOB POSITION||JOB DESCRIPTION||AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY IN INR|
|Veterinary Surgeon||Veterinary Surgeons are responsible for treating, diagnosing, and assisting 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.||INR 7 to 8 Lacs|
|Medical Representative||Medical Representatives are responsible for organizing appointment and meetings, identifying and establishing new businesses, negotiating contracts, and undertaking relevant research. They also demonstrate or present products to healthcare specialists, meeting both the scientific and business needs healthcare professionals and maintaining detailed records. They may also attend and organize trade exhibitions, managing budgets, reviewing sales performance, and writing reports and other documents.||INR 2 to 3 Lacs|
|Sales and Marketing Executive||Sales and Marketing Executives are responsible for coordinating the operations of the sales department across the globe by establishing goals and monitoring the volume of sales from staff members. They may also review progress reports that will help them determine customer needs, sales potential, and the pricing of products or services.||INR 4 to 5 Lacs|
|Veterinarian||Veterinarians are responsible for promoting the health of animals by advising animal owners about feeding, sanitation measures, and general care. They also restore health by treating animals medically. They determine nature of diseases by examining pets and animals. They document actions by completing reports, forms, animal records, and reporting diseases to public health officials.||INR 6 to 7 Lacs|
|Lecturer||Lecturers are responsible for teaching methods include tutorials, lectures, practical demonstrations, seminars, and field work e-learning. They may work in both government and private schools and institutes. These lecturers may do research on clinical pathology and report the research and find many diseases and their drug actions by the research.||INR 2 to 3 Lacs|