Veterinary College, Bangalore

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Coordinates: 13°1′45.7″N 77°35′6.0″E / 13.029361°N 77.585000°E / 13.029361; 77.585000 The Veterinary College, Bangalore was established on 25 July 1958 affiliated with Mysore University. The college started in a temporary shed located in the then Mysore Serum Institute, now called the Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biologicals, Hebbal. The Veterinary College became a constituent college of the University of Agricultural Sciences in 1965.[1][2]

It became part of the newly established Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Bidar from April 2005. The college is located on the Bangalore to Hyderabad highway at a distance of about 7 km. from Vidhana Soudha.

There are 19 departments in the college which has the following facilities:

  • A model dairy farm
  • A poultry unit
  • A piggery unit
  • A sheep unit
  • A post mortem block
  • An experimental animal house
  • A veterinary hospital at Hebbal with evening clinic
  • A rural veterinary hospital at Yelahanka

The courses offered are B.V.Sc. & A.H. (Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal husbandry), M.V.Sc. (Master of Veterinary Science) and Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy). The college follows the course structure laid down by the Veterinary Council of India.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Veterinary College, Bangalore". KVAFSU. Retrieved 5 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Veterinary College golden jubilee fete". The Hindu. 19 September 2007. Retrieved 5 December 2010.