College of Veterinary Science, Rajendranagar


                    About Us


          The College of Veterinary Science, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad was established on 5-8-1946 as one of the constituent colleges under Osmania University with the objective of imparting and promoting Veterinary education at under-graduate level in erstwhile Hyderabad State. Later, the College was permitted by ICAR, New Delhi for training additional number of students for awarding B.V.Sc & A.H. degree from other States of India. During the year 1957, Kansas State University, USAID programme was initiated for strengthening Veterinary education in the State.  The faculty were deputed to Kansas State University, USA for higher training in different disciplines of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.

          The College was transferred to the fold of Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University (APAU), on 10th July 1964 and was shifted to Rajendranagar campus in 1968. The College at present has 18 departments with the adoption of Veterinary Council of India minimum standards of Veterinary education from 1994-95 onwards.




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          The post-graduate programme was introduced in selected Departments of the College during 1967 and the programme was gradually extended to all the Departments. In addition, Ph.D. programme was started in the Departments of Livestock Production and Management, Poultry Science, Animal Nutrition, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Medicine, Anatomy, Animal Genetics and Breeding, Livestock Products Technology and Microbiology. As per the guidelines of Veterinary Council of India, new Departments of Veterinary Epidemiology, Biochemistry, Veterinary Public Health and Livestock Production and Management were created.

          The teaching staff are engaged not only in teaching but also in research and extension activities. Majority of the Departments have their own research projects funded by National and International agencies. The present strength of UG students is about 400 and PG and Doctoral students is about 40. The students are accommodated in separate hostels for boys and girls, which are located near the campus. The clinical training is imparted in Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex units located in the City at New Bhoiduda, Campus hospital and Rural Hospital located at Mylardevupally, about 4 km from the campus. The students also get exposed to co-curricular activities. The NSS camps are conducted every year in different districts of the region wherein the teaching and supporting staff also participate. The College has a Remount Veterinary Regiment, which is headed by an officer of the Lt. Colonel rank. The students are imparted training in equestrian and NCC and participate in the NCC camps held at New Delhi during Republic Day celebrations, besides attending to on station NCC camps, expeditions, etc. The students also participate in the Inter collegiate, National level sports, games, cultural and literary events.

          The College has so far rolled out 2575 B.V.Sc. and A.H. graduates, 753 PG students consisting of 671 M.V.Sc. and 82 Ph.D. The College had the privilege of celebrating its Diamond Jubilee in August 2006 after completion of 60 glorious years of its establishment and released a commemorative Souvenir on the occasion. A new building for the college was inaugurated on 19-11-2010.





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