Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

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Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University logo.jpg
Established February 2, 2006
Type Public, coeducational
Chancellor President Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. A S Mahfuzul Bari, DVM, PhD
Dean Prof. DR Kabirul Islam Khan(FVM), Prof. Dr Paritosh Kumar Bishwash(FST)
Academic staff
Students 870
Undergraduates 800
Postgraduates 67
Location Khulsi, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Campus Urban
Nickname CVASU

Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) (Bengali: চট্টগ্রাম ভেটেরিনারি ও এনিম্যাল সাইন্সেস বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a public university in Bangladesh. It is located at Khulshi, Chittagong. The chancellor of the university is president Zillur Rahman.

The fifth Annual Scientific Conference of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University was held in 2007.[1]


Chittagong Government Veterinary College (CGVC) was upgraded to Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University on February 2, 2006; it consists of one faculty with 300 students providing theoretical, off-campus work-based learning and scientific and technological education.

It was established as Chittagong Government Veterinary College in 1995 under the affiliation of the University of Chittagong.

Degrees offered[edit]

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.): five years including a one-year internship (off-campus work-based learning). The D.V.M. course consists of 25% animal production, 10% social science courses and the remaining is for veterinary disciplines.
  • Master of Science (M.S.):[2] three semesters (each semester is six months) but must be completed within five semesters
  • Food Science and Technology.
  • Bsc in Fisheries (F.o.F)[3]


  • Anatomy & Histology
  • Animal Science & Nutrition
  • Basic and Social Sciences
  • Dairy & Poultry Science
  • Genetics & Breeding
  • Medicine & Surgery
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology & Parasitology
  • Physiology, Pharmacology & Biochemistry
  • Applied Chemistry & Chemical Technology
  • Physical & Mathematical Science
  • Applied Food science & Nutrition
  • Food Processing & engineering


The undergraduate study programme, with a compulsory 40-week internship in different placements which was inaugurated by this university, is a major breakthrough in the veterinary education policy in Bangladesh.


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Coordinates: 22°21′50″N 91°48′14″E / 22.3639°N 91.8040°E / 22.3639; 91.8040