Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University - [KVASU] is a university located in Pookode,Wayanad in Kerala with 8 constituent colleges under it that are located in different districts such as Mannuthy, Pookode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kolahalamedu, Thiruvazhamkunnu and Thrissur .
The college offers multiple courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate levels under three faculties namely Veterinary and Animal Science, Dairy Science and Poultry Science. The admission process takes place online and is based on the entrance exam as well as merit.
The placement cell of the college which is called as the department of entrepreneurship helps students in gaining experiences by providing them training programmes and compulsory internships. There is a huge faculty on board who are all well experienced and trained in their respective fields.
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|Established | Institution type||2010 | Public|
|Approved by||UGC and AICTE|
|Affiliated to||Kerala University|
|Entrance Exam||NEET-UG, KVASU Entrance exam for PG|
|Popular courses||B.VSc & A.H, B.Tech in Dairy technology|
|Courses offered||27 courses across 3 streams|
|Admission criteria||Entrance exam and merit based|
|Top recruiters||Amarai, Milky Mist, Milma etc.|
|Facilities available||Library , auditorium, theatre, gymnasium|
|2016-17||Emerging young University||Chancellor award|
|2017-18||Emerging Young University||Chancellor Award|
KVASU offers various courses with specializations. The details of the same are as follows:
|B.VSc & A.H||Duration: 3 years|
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 from a recognised university with the subjects english, physics, chemistry and biology and an aggregate score of 50% minimum in the qualifying examination for general category and 40% for the reserved categories
|B.Sc||Duration: 3 years|
Eligibility criteria: 10+2 from a recognised university with 50% marks
Specialisation: Poultry Production, Business Management
|M.V.Sc.||Duration: 2 years|
Eligibility Criteria: 3 years bachelor’s degree course in Veterinary and Animal Sciences with an CGPA of 6.0/10 or an equivalent percentage of 50% for general category and 45% for the reserved categories
Specialization: Animal Biotechnology, Animal Genetics and Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Animal Reproduction, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Ethics and Jurisprudence, Dairy ScienceLivestock Production Management, Livestock Products Technology, Poultry Science, Veterinary Anatomy and Histology, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension, Veterinary Biochemistry, Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Parasitology, Veterinary Pathology, Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, Veterinary Physiology, Veterinary Public Health, Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
|M.Sc||Duration: 2 years|
Eligibility criteria: 3 years bachelor’s degree course in biosciences from a recognised university. Specialization: Wildlife Sciences
|Ph.D ( Veterinary and animal sciences)||Eligibility Criteria: The candidate must have passed master’s degree with relevant subjects and a cgpa of 7.5/10 for general category and 7/10 for the reserved categories|
Specialization: Animal Biotechnology ,Animal Breeding, Genetics and Biostatistics , Animal Nutrition, Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics , Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Ethics and Jurisprudence ,Dairy Science , Livestock Production and Management ,Livestock Products Technology , Poultry Science,Veterinary Anatomy and Histology ,Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension,Veterinary Biochemistry ,Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine ,Veterinary Microbiology ,Veterinary Parasitology , Veterinary Pathology , Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology ,Veterinary Physiology , Veterinary Public Health, Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
|Diploma||Duration: 2 years|
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 with biology as one of the subjects. Specialization: Dairy Sciences
|P.G Diploma||Duration: 1 year|
Eligibility Criteria: The candidate must have passed B.Vsc and have a VCI registration. Specialization: Veterinary Cardiology and Veterinary Anaesthesia
|Ph.D Programmes in Biosciences||Eligibility Criteria: The candidate must have passed master’s degree with relevant subjects and a cgpa of 7.5/10 for general category and 7/10 for the reserved categories|
Specialization: Histology, Developmental Anatomy, Molecular Biology ,Clinical Biochemistry,Molecular Genetics Livestock Products, Diagnostics and Vaccinology , Animal Sciences
Read More: KVASU Courses & Fee
For B.V.Sc & AH, candidates must have attempted the NEET-UG exam.
For admission to B.Sc, M.V.Sc., M.Sc., and Diploma courses, candidates must have attempted the entrance test conducted by the KVASU university .
All the candidates will be admitted to the Ph.D programmes only after an entrance test and an interview.
Note: All the candidates are supposed to send the print out of the original application along with the fee receipt or the DD details and the required documents to the following address:
‘The Director (Academics & Research)
, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University,
The following documents are to be enclosed along with the application that is to be sent to the university.
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The college has a placement cell that is called a department of entrepreneurship which caters to the needs of employment of the students. The students are placed in government as well as private sectors.
The college has a record of at least 50% of students getting placed every year. The students are compulsorily asked to do an internship as a part of the curriculum itself. The students of Dairy Technology get placed in companies like Amarai, Milky Mist, Milma etc. with a median salary ranging from 1.8 LAcs to 5 lacs.
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Students are aided with a lot of scholarships that help the meritorious and economically backward students with financial aid. Merit scholarship is awarded to the top 10 percent of the meritorious undergraduate students of each batch of degree programme in all colleges under KVASU.
Merit cum Means scholarship is instituted to a maximum of 12 financially backward non-SC/ST students of each batch of undergraduate programme of B.V.Sc & AH and B.Tech. (Dairy Science Tech.) of all colleges under KVASU.
The students studying Ph.D courses are offered research fellowship and research grants as per the needs of the students. The students are also provided the facilities of educational loans. The students can avail the facilities of national scholarships too. The domicile students of kerala can apply for the scholarship from the state government too.
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The college has three faculties namely: the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, the Faculty of Dairy Science and the Faculty of Poultry Science. All the teachers are highly qualified and well experienced in their domains of research. Most of the faculty members are the alumni of the university itself.
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Ques. Do we need to apply individually in the colleges which offer the courses that we want to pursue?
Ques. Do the students who want to pursue Phd have to present their paper?
Ques. Where will the entrance exam for diploma programmes take place?
Ques. Where will the merit list be published?
Ques. Is the hostel for students present inside the campus?