Duration: 5.0 yrs |Mode: Regular|Avg. Fees: 6,00,000 / Year
21 courses |
For medical aspirants who love animals and want to pursue medicinal science for curing animal disease, Bachelor of Veterinary Science is the best degree course. The course is also known as B.V.Sc and imparts education that enables graduates to diagnose diseases in animals and prescribe medicines. The course curriculum comprises the detailed study of animal anatomy, nutrition, diseases and physiology. The five-year course will comprise both theoretical subjects as well as practical examinations. Candidates also have to take up medical internship of six months to one year in the final year of the programme in order to achieve the B.V.Sc degree.
In order to take admission in B.V.SC courses, candidates have to study Science up to class 12 with Biology, Chemistry and Physics as compulsory subjects. Minimum qualifying marks may differ from college to college.
Selection for this course is done on the basis of entrance exams. All aspiring candidate s have to appear for B.V.SC entrance exams for the universities that they are targeting. Following are some popular B.V.SC entrance exams:
Livestock Production Management
Animal Genetics and Breeding
Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
Livestock Products Technology
Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education
Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology
Veterinary Clinical Practices – I
Livestock Farm Practices
Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Veterinary Clinical Practices –II
Fifth Year: Internship/ Medical Practice
The career options after pursuing a B.V.Sc. course are bright as veterinarians are in demand amongst the common people, pet lovers, social organizations for pets, etc. Government jobs are also available for B.V.Sc graduates in rural as well as urban departments. Awareness and welfare of animals is being promoted by various social organisations that recruit B.V.Sc graduates who can treat animals. There is also a great scope in starting private vet clinics to cure household pets.
Trainee Veterinarian or Veterinarian Assistant can start out with salaries up to Rs. 10,000 per month. With 2 to three years of practice in this field, Veterinarians can earn up to Rs. 50,000 per month or even more through private clinics. Government jobs in the animal welfare departments also pay up to Rs. 40,000 per month or more depending on the experience of the candidate and the post for which the candidate has applied.