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PhD Veterinary Science

Are you a post graduate in the field of veterinary science or medicine? Interested in pursuing a PhD in Veterinary Science? Learn here the important details of the program as well as the eligibility criteria and the prospects in the field.

Course Name: PhD Veterinary Science
Stream: Healthcare & Medical Science
Course Category: Medical
Duration: 3 - 5 years


 Veterinary science is the branch of medical science that deals with the treatment of animals and birds for their illnesses and injuries. It also includes diagnosing the cause of the diseases and preventing their occurrence through vaccination and prevention plans. Among other things, it focuses on the rehabilitation of animals and birds having suffered injuries, trauma, shock, etc. It also provides them with surgical interventions, medical therapy and care. Veterinary science is an ideal field for those who are passionate about animals and their well-being and would like to provide the best of the medical care. For those seeking advanced research in the field, a PhD is the best.

Eligibility and course duration

Master's or an M.Phil degree in veterinary science or medicine. Admission to the full-fledged research program is through entrance tests and interview. Marks obtained in your master's degree too is accounted for while deciding eligibility.

Takes around 3-5 years to complete the entire program.

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PhD Veterinary Science - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering PhD Veterinary Science course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2021 - 2022 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Rajasthan
Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Uttar Pradesh
Orissa University OF Agriculture And Technology, Odisha
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Jammu and Kashmir

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More about the course

Animals and birds play a crucial role in our day to day living. Some are our best friends and some do a lot of domestic chores for us. And there are many who provide us with our daily rations like egg and milk. Some give us wool too. No wonder, it is our responsibility to take care of the well-being of our pets, to see that they are free from any diseases, injuries, etc. A PhD course in veterinary science thus seeks to bring upfront the researcher in you, so that you may get into top class research into areas encompassing preventive care to surgical interventions. You also get to do a scientific study or psychological analysis with respect to animal behaviour, the symptoms, etc. Among the various skills that you gain from this research program, a few are skills in diagnosis, clinical, laboratory works and understanding literature meant for the field of veterinary science. As is usual with other PhD programs you get one to one supervision while undertaking research. Among other things you will get to attend seminars and prepare a dissertation based on your research work.

Opportunities and prospects

Undertaking this program open up avenues for research based jobs in the field of veterinary medicine. You may take up jobs as a veterinary doctor, consultant or technologist. You may work in animal farms, fishery departments, animal hospitals, vet clinics, diagnostic laboratories, disease investigation centres and in educational institutes.

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