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UG Programme

With the vast experience of the Indian Veterinary Research Institute Deemed University in imparting quality education at Masters and Doctoral levels, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Veterinary Council of India had given the responsibility to start undergraduate courses of Veterinary Sciences i.e. BVSc AH. Accordingly,from the academic session 2015-16, the institute has initiated under-graduate programme in Veterinary Sciences leading to BVSc AH degree. Two batches of the BVSc AH students have successfully completed their bachelors degree.

NUMBER of SEATS :

Presently, total seat position for BVSc AH Programme is 50 seats. The details of the seat position are as under: -

Total Number of Seats

Number of Seats to be filled by VCI

Number of Seats to be filled by ICAR-IVRI Deemed University

Regular/ Open Seats

Payment Seats

NRI seats

50

15%

62.5%

15%

7.5%

Note : The reservation policy of Government of India shall apply for filling-up these seats.

DURATION OF COURSE

The duration of B.V.Sc. & A.H degree course is spread over five and half complete professional years including a compulsory rotating internship of one year duration.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

Admission of students to BVSc & AH degree programme is made only on the basis of his or her merit obtained in NEET (UG) Examination for the year in which admissions are made, subject to fulfillment of the other criteria as laid down by Veterinary Council of India Minimum Standards of Veterinary Education (MSVE) Regulations, 2016.

IVRI BVSc AH Admission Application Portal on the IVRI Website.The detailed procedure for Counseling and Admission Procedure is made available on the website when the applications are invited for admissions.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates should be Indian Nationals.
  • A candidate must have attained minimum age of 17 years on or before the 31st December of the year for which admissions are taken.
  • The candidate must have qualified NEET(UG) Examination for the year in which admissions are made.

He or She has passed the qualifying examination as defined under VCI - MSVE Regulations, 2016 with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biotechnology and English (as a core course) and obtained marks as specified under regulations (7) or an examination equivalent to intermediate science examination of an Indian University or Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology including a practical test in each of these subjects and English.

  • As per MSVE Regulations, 2016, a candidate under General Category for admission to the BVSc & AH degree course shall have to qualify in each of the subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biotechnology, and obtained 50% marks in aggregate of these subjects, at the qualifying examination. In respect of candidates belonging to the SC or ST or other special category of students as specified by the Government from time to time, marks required for admission shall be 47.5%.
  • Candidates securing equal to or more than the NEET (UG) cut-off marks as per category, will only be considered for admission against Regular/Open or Payment Seats.
  • The candidates seeking admission on the basis of NRI status are required to produce duly attested and verified photocopies of NRI/citizenship certificate, eligibility document and passport or any other valid document. The admission will be made on merit of 10+2 examination or equivalent without requirement of appearing in the NEET (UG) examination.
  • A candidate shall not be allowed admission to BVSc & AH degree course if he or she suffers the following disabilities, namely:-

(a)Disability of total body (including chest or spine) more than 50%

(b)Disability of lower limb of more than 50%

(c)Disability of upper limb

(d) Visually handicapped candidates and those with hearing disability

(e) Candidates with progressive diseases like myopathies etc.

(f) Disabilities which otherwise would interfere in the performance of the duties of a veterinarian.

HOSTEL ACCOMODATION:

Limited hostel accommodation is available at the institute. The students will be provided Hostel either in double/ triple occupancy depending on the availability. All the hostels are provided with internet/ Wi-Fi facilities.

SYSTEM OF EDUCATION:

  • A professional year of the undergraduate programme (BVSc & AH) covers at least two hundred ten days of instructions excluding time spent for annual examinations and the total course duration is 5 years and 6 months (1st, 2nd and 3rd professional years of 01 year duration each; 4th professional year of one year and six months duration and a compulsory internship programme of one year).
  • Medium of instruction to B.V Sc.& A.H. degree course shall be English.
  • Every student shall attend a minimum of 75% of the total number of lecture and laboratory courses (practical) separately in each course. Students falling short of the prescribed minimum attendance in a particular course shall not be permitted to take in the examination for that course.
  • A student shall be promoted to next higher professional class only if he or she has passed in all the subjects of his or her class by obtaining at least 50% marks in theory (internal and external combined) and practical separately
  • A student may also be allowed provisional promotion to next higher class till the declaration of the result of the compartment examination, provided the provisional promotion shall be subject to clearance in the compartment examination of that or those subject(s) and shall be provisional and if the student fails in the compartment examination, he or she shall stand automatically reverted to the class from where he or she was allowed provisional promotion
  • Failed students shall register again for the entire professional class they failed and such students shall have to fulfill all requirements of the class afresh.
  • A student failing in the annual examination for three consecutive years in a professional year of Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry degree programme shall be finally dropped automatically from the University on account of poor academic performance (except fourth professional year).
  • In no case, a student shall be allowed to continue his/her BVSc& AH studies beyond 9 academic years (including internship).
  • The 10.00 points scale for grading is followed. The corresponding ranking of OGPA with respect to traditional scoring system of Division Ranking shall be as follows: 8.000 and above- First Division with Distinction 7.000-7.999- First Division 6.000- 6.999- Second Division 5.000- 5.999-Pass
  • A student should secure overall grade point average (OGPA) of 5.00 out of 10.00 at the end of degree programme to be eligible to get B.V.Sc. & AH. Degree.

PROFESSIONAL YEAR-WISE DISTRIBUTION OFCOURSES

FIRSTP ROFESSIONAL

Veterinary Anatomy4+3=7

Veterinary Physiology4+1=5

Livestock Production Managementsp; 4+2=6

Total Credits 12+6=18

SECOND PROFESSIONAL

Veterinary Microbiology 3+2=5

Animal Genetics and Breeding 3+1=4

Animal Nutrition3+1=4

Veterinary Biochemistry2+1=3

Total Credits 15+7=22

THIRD PROFESSIONAL

Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology4+1=5

Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology3+1=4

Veterinary Parasitology 3+2=5

Livestock Products Technologyp;sp; 2+1=3

Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension 3+1=4

Education

Veterinary Clinical Practices-I0+1=1

Livestock Farm Practices 0+2=2

Total Credits 15+9=24

FOURTH PROFESSIONAL

Veterinary Surgery and Radiology2+1=3

Veterinary Medicine 4+1=5

Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics 2+1=3

Veterinary Clinical Practices-IIsp; 0+6=6

Total Credits 8+9=17

PROFESSIONAL YEAR WISE DISTRIBUTION OF THEORY AND PRACTICAL

Professional Year

Theory

Practical

Total

First(one year)

12

6

18

Second(one year)

15

7

22

Third(one year)

15

9

24

Fourth(one and a half year)

8

9

17

TOTAL

50

31

81

  • In addition to the Core Courses above, a student shall have to successfully complete the Internship (of one year duration) including Entrepreneurial Training for the award of Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry degree.
  • Remount Veterinary Squadron or National Cadet Corp or Equestrian or National Social Service or Sports and games shall be non- credit (0+1) training programmes any of which for all the Professional Years shall be compulsory (except fourth) for the award of Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry degree and the performance of the students in these training programmes shall be assessed and graded as Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory and student has to obtain Satisfactory grading for successful completion of course requirements.

EXAMINATIONS:

The schedule of examination during Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry course shall consist of internal assessment and annual examinations as detailed below, namely:-

Assessment

Course coverage

Max. Marks

Weightage

Internal Assessment

First

Second

Third

30%

60%

90%

40

40

40

10

10

10

Annual Examination (Theory)

Paper-I

Paper-II

100

100

20

20

Annual Examination (Practical)

Paper-I

Paper-II

60

60

20

20