The animal care industry deals with wildlife and domesticated animals (non-human animals). Veterinary medicine is a branch of science in the animal care industry. Improve your animal care skills and knowledge for working with animals and the care of animals.
COURSES IN VETERINARY SCIENCE
B.V.Sc & AH includes the study of animal anatomy and physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and allied subjects. The clinical study comprises of veterinary medicine, surgery, hygiene and pathology. Practical training is an important element of the course.
Veterinarians diagnose and control animal disease. They prescribe medical or surgical treatment for diseases in animals or for any medical condition or injury. They prevent transmission of animal diseases and give advise on the care of pets and farm animals.
Veterinarians work in diverse settings- in the agriculture sector in rural areas, in government animal husbandry departments, poultry farms, dairy farms, private and government veterinary hospitals and clinics. Veterinary scientists work with the government, with the Armed Forces and the Border Security Forces for the care of the mounted regiments, which have horses, dogs, camels, mules for various roles.
Veterinary science courses are also conducted by Agriculture colleges. Some of the Universities of Agriculture conducting an all India entrance examination for selecting students into their programmers . India Council for Agricultural Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan, Pusa, New Delhi-110012 conducts an All India Entrance examination for filling up 15% of the total seats in State Agricultural universities and 100% seats in National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal and Central Agriculture University, Imphal in a number of subjects related to this field including Veterinary science. The examination has one paper consisting of Physics, Biology carrying 180 question (60 questions in each subject).
After B.V.Sc., specializations during M.V.Sc. can be done in following subjects:
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