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M.Sc. (Animal Science) Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Master of Science in Animal Science


Did you have completed your graduation in Animal Science? Do you want to focus on the health of animals and increase their performance ability? Then, you should think of pursuing M.Sc. in Animal Science. Here, you will get complete information about the course such as eligibility criteria, course duration and career prospects.

Course Name: M.Sc. (Animal Science)
Group: M.Sc
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 2 years

About M.Sc. Animal Science course

It is a post graduate course in Animal Husbandry. This course focuses on the health of animals and to increase their performance ability in a lifelong perspective. Candidates can concentrate on production animals, horses, companion animals or experimental animals. Candidates deal with subjects like animal breeding and genetics, nutrition and physiology. They are going to work with subjects like animal welfare, stable layout, production economics and much more. Students of M.Sc. Animal Science can choose from various specializations.

Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing M.Sc. Animal Science is a Graduation degree in Science stream with subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Maths with a minimum of second class securing at least 55% marks from a recognized college or university.
The minimum duration of M.Sc. Animal Science course is about 2 years and it is career originating in nature.



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Who is suitable for M.Sc. Animal Science course

  • Those who are interested in Science subject and have caring nature for animals, who is a hard worker and can work for a lot of hours and who are daring in nature as they have to take up the task of milking, feeding, raising and breeding of animals are the most suitable for this course.
  • Candidates who want to go for research work after completing Master’s degree are also suitable match for this course.
  • One should be good at dictating and finding the nature of animals just by observing and looking at them about the nutritional requirement of animals and the level of nutrients in their feed.

Advantages or benefits of M.Sc. Animal Science course

  • Candidates can become veterinary doctors on private basis and after having passed certain qualification can join government hospitals.
  • After passing the course candidates are able to investigate how to prevent animal diseases, for example by effective housing, by means of good nutrition and by well designing breeding programs.
  • The main aim of this course is to deliver skilled professional animal scientists who are trained to tackle problems related to management of wild animals, companion animals, zoo animals.
  • Government research institutions and universities, research and education in private companies are also good employment areas for them.
  • They can go for teaching at agricultural colleges, technical colleges or they can start their own business.


M.Sc. (Animal Science) Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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