Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
|Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (LUVAS)|
|Chancellor||Jagannath Pahadia Governor of Haryana|
|Location||Hisar, Haryana, India|
The Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (LLRUVAS) is a Haryana government university located 164 kilometres at Hisar, to the west of New Delhi, India's capital. It is named after Indian freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai. It is located at Hisar, Haryana, India.
- 1 History
- 2 Courses
- 3 Campus
- 4 Notable faculty and alumni
- 5 Academics
- 6 See also
- 7 References
- 8 External links
The College of Veterinary Sciences was shifted to Hisar from Lahore in 1948. It became a part of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University in 1971. In 2010, it was separated to establish the Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (LLRUVAS) when the Government of Haryana allotted a piece of land measuring 300 acres on Hisar–Chandigarh National Highway. The LUVAS university is currently (as of 2014) operating from a temporary campus located at CCS HAU.
An independent University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences has been established w.e.f. 1.12.2010 in pursuance of the Haryana Act No. 7 of 2010 notified on 7 April 2010. The new University has been named in the cherished memory of Lala Lajpat Rai, a great patriot, the foremost freedom fighter, an ardent social reformer and a versatile writer. Lala Lajpat Rai, popularly known as “Punjab Kesri”, did his early legal practice at Hisar and also served as a Member and Secretary of the Hisar Municipality.
The College of Veterinary Sciences and the College of Animal Sciences, earlier the constituent colleges of CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar has now been incorporated in this newly established University. The college of Animal Sciences is merged into College of Veterinary Sciences. The College has a glorious history of more than 60 years, since it was shifted to Hisar from Lahore (Pakistan). It is backed by an enviable tract record of academic excellence, cutting edge research and rendering quality services to the livestock of the state.
The university offers diploma (VLDD, DIDT & DVLT), under-graduate (B.V.Sc & A.H), Post-graduate (MVSc) and Doctoral (PhD) courses.
Diplomas in VLDD, DIDT & DVLT
Veterinary & Livestock Development Diploma (VLDD) Diploma in Veterinary Laboratory Technology (DVLT) and Diploma in Dairy Technology (DIDT) diploma courses. Admission is via diploma courses Entrance Test LLRUVAS, Hisar admission conducted by the university
Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc & A.H.) undergraduate degree
Master of Veterinary Science(M.V.Sc) degree programmes
M.V.Sc. in varios disciplines of the faculties of Veterinary Science and Animal Science: Animal Biotechnology, Animal Genetics and Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Livestock Production & Management, Livestock Products Technology, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension, Veterinary Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Parasitology, Veterinary Pathology, Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology, Veterinary Physiology & Biochemistry, Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology, Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Vetrinery Anatomy.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programmes
in 18 disciplines of the faculties of Veterinary Science and Animal Science: Animal Biotechnology, Animal Genetics and Breeding, Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Animal Nutrition, Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Parasitology, Veterinary Pathology, Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology, Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology.
The shortlisting of aspirants for admission will rest on the attainment of marks in the Entrance Tests conducted by the University entirely. Qualified candidates thereon will be selected on the grounds of their presentation in this Entrance test. Candidates, who do not qualify this Admission Test, would not be entitled for admission in their preferred course.
Eligibility Criterion is given below:
For Diploma Courses: Year 10 (matric) For undergraduate Courses: Applicants should have completed their 10+12 with English, Biology and Zoology from any recognized board. For Postgraduate Courses: Applicants should have completed their Graduation in the related discipline or field from any recognized college or University. For PhD Courses: Applicants should have completed their Post graduation in the related discipline or field from any recognized college or University.
Presently the University is located in the campus of CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar and will move tot he new campus once it is completed.
Existing infrastructure at CCS HAU
Presently the University is located in the campus of CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. It has adequate facilities and infrastructure for the basic degree in Veterinary Sciences (BVSc. & AH) as well to provide quality education for post-graduate degrees of MVSc, and Ph.D. in all disciplines.
A spacious Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex is providing round the clock services for treatment and care of sick animals including referral services. The ambulatory clinic, central laboratory, animal research farm having different species of livestock and poultry and an excellent Disease Free Small Animal House are some of the other unique facilities with the University. The University is also running a two year Veterinary Livestock Development Diploma course. The main building of the college is more than 50 years old with little scope for expansion. The University also has seven disease investigation laboratories situated at strategic locations in the state to provide diagnostic services to livestock and poultry farmers and to strengthen surveillance of various emerging and existing diseases. The Regional Centre of Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex at Uchani (Karnal) is proving referral clinical services to North and Eastern region of the State.
The Government of Haryana has allotted a piece of land measuring 300 acres on Hisar – Chandigarh National Highway (4 km from Hisar town) to raise an ultramodern new campus of the University for which foundation stone has already been laid on the auspicious day of 15 August 2011. The new campus is intended to be environmental friendly, energy efficient based on vertical expansion and green building Concept.
The new Campus is being seen as a “once in life time” opportunity. It is being planned with 2030 vision in mind. The Campus will be self-sufficient with respect to the infrastructure and facilities for teaching, research, sports, recreational, residential, utilities, amenities and misc services etc. In addition, it shall have centralized, inter-disciplinary, common facilities for teaching and research to make the working environment more interactive, friendly, efficient and economical.
The University has growth plans by adding other allied faculties of Fisheries, Dairy Technology, Animal Biotechnology and Livestock & Rural Management etc. in a phased manner. It intends to establish a state-of-the-art super specialty diagnostic laboratory-cum-epidemiological centre with BSL-3 facilities to monitor emerging and re-emerging diseases and for quality testing of animal feed. The University is working with the line departments for active co-operation and collaboration for quick transmission of technology from laboratory to end users and strengthen extension services. From the next academic session, the university may be starting a new degree course (BSc) in Animal Biotechnology and a two year Diploma Course for Veterinary Laboratory
Notable faculty and alumni
An extensive network of alumni occupying important positions throughout the world is a source of inspiration, enthusiasm and commitment to hard work for the faculty and students.
- Dr. Maj Gen Shri Kant, SM, VSM (Retd), first regular Vice-Chancellor of LUVAS
Notable alumni around the world include:
- Dr. Dharamvir Dhillon, industrialist and life-time president of Masters Athletics Federation of India (MAFI)
- Bora, Sangeeta (16 May 2012). "Masters of age & sports". Newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 2014-06-08.