Bihar Veterinary College, Patna

 
Bihar Veterinary College, Patna
City Patna, Bihar, India
Affiliated to Rajendra Agricultural University, Samastipur
Phone +91 612 222 6644
Email [email protected]
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Bihar Veterinary College, Patna is affiliated to Rajendra Agricultural University, Samastipur

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    Bihar Veterinary College, Patna, the 5 th oldest Veterinary College in undivided India was founded on 2 nd April, 1927 by Sir Henry Wheeler, the then Governor of Bihar & Orissa. The buildings were completed, laboratories were equipped and teaching & professional staff joined the alma mater in 1930. However, the college started functioning w.e.f. 7 th April’1927 itself under the guidance and supervision of Dr.R.T.Davis as Principal of the College with a team of renowned scientists specialized in Breeding, Feeding, Management and Disease control of Livestock & Poultry species. During the post independence period, Bihar Veterinary College developed to its full capacity and occupied a prestigious status associated with strong academic base for teaching and research in the field of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry as well as advanced Veterinary clinical services to the society. This institution acquired world- wide recognition for Human Resource Development through excellent teaching by qualified, experienced and committed faculty members; training of quality services to the farmers; strong clinical and para-clinical setup; well organized livestock farms as well as research stations and other ancillary facilities. One of the best Tharparkar herds, Central Poultry Farm and Livestock Research Station in its vicinity under one administrative and financial control contributed significantly in attaining the objectives of this institution
    Bihar Veterinary College, Patna, for a long time, provided quality Veterinary education and training not only to the candidates from Bihar and Orissa but also from several other states (U.P., Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Jammu & Kashmir, Assam, Himachal Pradesh etc.) of the country as well as from developing countries like Nepal, Bhutan, Afganistan, Iran, Malasiya etc. Graduates of this college are spread all over the world and have occupied coveted and prestigious position in State and Central Governments, State Agricultural Universities, Research Institutes and National as well as Multinational Industries. It can be mentioned with proud that Dr.C.M.Singh, Dr.B.S.Rajya, Dr.G.C. Mohanty, Dr.O.N.Singh, Prof. A. Ahmad, Dr.H.R.Mishra, Dr.R.B.Prasad, Dr.V.S.Pandey, Dr.D.V.Singh, Dr.G.Biswal, Dr.D.C.Nayak etc. are /were the glittering alumni of this alma mater.

    In the beginning (1930-1949), a three year diploma course was started awarding G.B.V.C. (Graduate of Bihar Veterinary College) Diploma. Keeping pace with the advancement of Science & Technology, four-year degree course awarding the degree of B.V.Sc. & A.H. was started in 1949. An emergency Diploma-Shift-Degree course was introduced in the year 1954-55. The professional competency of diploma holders was also updated by subjecting them to “Condensed degree course” of two years and awarding B.V.Sc.& A.H. degree. The first batch of regular degree holders, admitted in 1949, came out in 1953 and became one of the stake holders of the Livestock & Poultry Resources of India in general and Bihar and its neighbouring states in particular. For the award of diploma or degree, the Bihar Veterinary College, had been affiliated to different Universities of the state like Bihar University, Magadh University etc. The P.G. programme in different subjects of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry was started in 1960.
    Under the provisions made through enforcement of Bihar Agricultural University Act (1971), the Bihar Veterinary College, Patna became one of the pioneer constituent colleges of Rajendra Agricultural University, Bihar in 1971 and altogether 14 departments of this college started functioning under Agricultural University System.

    Department:-

    Department of Veterinary Anatomy & Histology
    The Department of Veterinary Anatomy & Histology of Bihar Veterinary College, Patna has been one of the best departments in respect to teaching and research in the country. It iss very rich in teaching aids like soft tissue specimens, skeleton & bones as well as histological slides of almost all tissue of livestock and birds species.

    Department of Animal Nutrition Research Project
    The Department of Animal Nutrition, previously a part of Animal Husbandry department, become a full-fledged department in the year 1949. Under Graduate and Post Graduate teaching, besides researches in order to formulate balanced ration for livestock and poultry species utilizing locally available feeds and fodder resources are the sole objective of this department.

    Department of Veterinary Physiology Research Project
    The Department of Physiology at Bihar Veterinary College, Patna is one of the resourceful departments of the college. Altogether three research projects funded by ICAR and other agencies have been undertaken out of which two have been completed and one is currently running in the department. Twenty M.V.Sc. scholars have been awarded M.V.Sc. degree in this discipline and more than 100 research papers have been published.

    Department of Animal Breeding & Genetics Research Project
    Animal Breeding & Genetics has been a nucleus discipline of Animal Husbandry department since inception of the college in 1930. It started functioning as an independent department in 1949. It was accredited as Post graduate department in 1960 and since then this department is engaged in teaching, research and extension works pertaining to Animal Husbandry till date. The Alumni of this department have occupied coveted and prestigious position in State and Central Govt.

    Department of Veterinary Biochemistry Research Project
    The teaching work in this department had been practical oriented and of optimum standard. A series of biochemical tests were developed/streamlined/modified by the Scientists in this department and most of which are being used by the Medical Pathologists and Clinical Biochemists as diagnostics tools. The Department of Biochemistry at BVC, Patna is still an UG department but some of the courses are accredited to be offered by PG students as minor.

    Department of Livestock Production & Management Research Project
    The Department of Livestock Production & Management is a new department in Veterinary Faculty and it has started functioning independently at BVC, Patna since 1981. As per VCI norms this is the largest department. This department became PG department in 1996. Altogether 11 scholars obtained M.V.Sc. degree in this discipline and about 30 research papers have been published. The University Cattle Farm is allotted to this department for practical training to UG and PG students is restricted.

    Department of Pharmacology &Toxicology Research Project
    The Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology is engaged in teaching and relevant researches since 1930 and a series of curricular and non-curricular research projects have been undertaken and successfully completed with some results of very high practical utility. Altogether 26 M.V.Sc. and 3 Ph.D Scholars have conducted their teaching and research successfully in this department and published more than 100 research papers. The Department of Pharmacology is one of the well equipped departments of the college.

    Department of Livestock Products Technology Research Project
    The Department of Livestock Products Technology started functioning independently w.e.f 23 rd Nov., 1985 and Post-graduate programme was started during the session 2001-02. Six students are presently doing M.V.Sc. in this discipline. Four research projects funded by ICAR and Ministry of Food processing Industries, Govt. of India have been completed and 90 research papers have been published. This department is very rich in infrastructure including instruments and space,

    Department of Veterinary Parasitology Research Project
    This department is functional in teaching, research, diagnosis and extension works since 1930. Altogether 63 scholars have obtained M.V.Sc. degree in this discipline and 150 research publications have been made. Six non-curricular projects funded by ICAR and other agencies have successfully been completed by the scientist of the department.

    Department of Animal reproduction Gynaecology and obstetrics Research Project
    Department of Animal reproduction Gynaecology and obstetrics has been instrumental in teaching research, AI and maintenance of sexual health of the livestock since 1962 independently, prior to that it was a part of the department of Animal Husbandry/Animal Breeding & Genetics. This department has been contributed significantly in production of quality crossbreds particularly in and around Patna. Altogether 47 M.V.Sc. and one Ph.D. scholars have been awarded degree in this discipline and about 50 research publications have been made.

    Department of Veterinary Microbiology Research Project
    This department is operative since inception of the college in 1930 and 62 M.V.Sc. and Ph.D Scholar has been awarded degree in this discipline. More than 250 research publications in different national and international journals have been made. This department has undertaken 9 research projects funded by ICAR & other agencies out of which 2 are presently running. Resultantly the Department of Microbiology is very rich in infrastructure facilities.

    Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology Research Project
    The department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology of BVC, Patna has contributed significantly in attainment of name and fame for clinical services to the livestock and poultry owners in the state. The Veterinary Surgeons trained in this department are still performing major surgical operations like cesarean, compound fractures, traumatic pericarditis, repairing of rupture diaphragm, removal urinary calculi etc. in the field conditions. This department is in service to the society since inception of the college and became PG department in 1963. Altogether 32 M.V.Sc. and 1 Ph.D scholars have been trained and conducted research successfully here and obtained degrees. Scientists of this department have published 105 research papers besides 114 extension publications of high value to the farmers.

    Department of Veterinary Pathology Research Project
    The Bihar Veterinary College, Patna was pioneer in teaching and research of Veterinary Pathology under able guidance of eminent Scientists like Dr.P.B.Kuppuswamy. It was very rich in facilities for teaching & research, and 38 M.V.Sc. Scholars have been produced in this discipline. More than 200 research publication have been made besides teaching, diagnosis and postmortem works as regular features.
    Department of Veterinary Medicine
    Research Project
    Department of Veterinary Medicine is engaged in teaching, research & extension works in Veterinary and A.H. since inception of the college and produced 53 M.V.Sc.(s) and 2 Ph.D along with publication of about 250 research papers. One research projects funded by ICAR on Deghala disease in cattle and buffalo has been completed very recently.The HOD of this department is presently acting as Assoc. Dean-cum-Principal of the college.

    Department of Veterinary Public Health Research Project
    The Department of Veterinary Public Health at BVC, Patna is well equiped with but an UG department. Post graduate studies have been started very recently and presentaly 3 M.V.Sc. students are on roll.

    Department of Extension Research Project
    The A.H extension department of Bihar Veterinary College, Patna is an UG department. The extension work is being conducted in association with the faculty members of others departments. More than 300 extension articles have been published in addition to more than 240 radio and T.V. talks delivered by the teachers of this college.

    Bihar Veterinary College, Patna
    Bihar ,
    India

    Email : [email protected]

    Website : www.bvcpatna.org.in

    Bihar Veterinary College, Patna offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

    Bachelors Degree Courses

    Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc)

    Bihar Veterinary College, Patna offers Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc)

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    Bachelor of Animal Husbandry(BAH)

    Bihar Veterinary College, Patna offers Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Animal Husbandry(BAH)

    View Details Duration: 5 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree
     
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