Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

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Guru Anged Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
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Vice-ChancellorProfessor Amarjit Singh Nanda
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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) is a veterinary university in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. It was a part of Punjab Agricultural University and was established on 9 August 2005 to serve the society by promoting the livestock production, health and prevention of diseases through integrated teaching and extension programs. The mission of the College of Veterinary Science is to produce Veterinary graduates, scientists and extension workers for promoting better livestock health, by prevention of disease, increasing production and reproduction of livestock, thus improving the quality of rural life in Punjab.


The university has a Veterinary Teaching Hospital to cater the demands of large and small animal health and provide specialized treatment for the referred livestock patients and also provide clinical training to the students. In addition the college also has dairy and poultry farms which provide facilities for teaching and research.

There are boys and girls hostels for students as well an auditorium and sports centre within the campus.

Academics and courses[edit]

GADVASU conducts research and academic initiatives at national and international levels and in collaboration with institutions such as such as National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal and University of Saskatchewan,Canada. Various Training and Conferences are organized for different disciplines in collaboration with ICAR,ASCI and Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

GADVASU, Ludhiana offer more than 20 courses in various stream including B.V.Sc. and A.H. All these courses include undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral courses. It also awards post graduate diplomas in many fields. It also offers B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fisheries Science), B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) and B.Tech. (Biotechnology Engg.). It offers Ph.D. in many subjects including Veterinary Science, Animal Biotechnology, Fisheries and Dairy Science and Technology.[citation needed]

University library[edit]

The university library has facility to collect, evaluate and organize information resources that support the curricula of the colleges, the research programmes and the general informational needs of the university.


  • Animal Breeding & Genetics
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Reproduction, Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Livestock Production and Management
  • Veterinary Anatomy and Histology
  • Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension
  • Veterinary Biochemistry
  • Veterinary Clinical Services
  • Veterinary Physiology
  • Veterinary Microbiology
  • Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
  • Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Veterinary Parasitology
  • Veterinary Medicine, Jurisprudence and Ethics
  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Livestock Products Technology
  • Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
  • Veterinary Pathology
  • Dairy Microbiology
  • Dairy Engineering
  • Dairy Chemistry
  • Dairy Technology
  • Livestock Economics

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Coordinates: 30°54′08″N 75°48′26″E / 30.9022°N 75.8071°E / 30.9022; 75.8071