Indian Veterinary Research Institute
The Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) was established in 1889 and is one of the premier research institutions dedicated to livestock research and development of the region.
The institute with faculty strength of more than 275 imparts quality post-graduate education to students not only from various parts of the country, but also from overseas. With its deemed to be university status contributes immensely to human resource development in the discipline of veterinary sciences with skills and knowledge necessary for the challenges of the new millennium.
Research and Development in veterinary and animal science to promote livestock and poultry health and production, generate human resources, develop and transfer technologies to ensure livestock production systems.
Harness veterinary and animal science research and education for sustainable growth in the livestock sector so as to ensure food and income security.
IVRI Academic Programs
The Institute offers master and doctoral programmes in more than 20 disciplines of veterinary and animal sciences, livestock products technology, basic sciences and extension education. To impart continuing education to field veterinarians, the institute also conducts diploma courses in veterinary preventive medicine, animal husbandry, veterinary biological products, animal reproduction, poultry husbandry, medicine and surgery, zoo and wild animal health care and management, meat and meat products technology.
Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Science
The candidates for admission to Master’s programme must have Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Science in the concerned discipline as specified below as specified by the Veterinary Council of India with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (55% for SC/ST or sponsored candidates) or equivalent CGPA as mentioned under eligibility criteria.
Admission for MVSc programme will be held on the basis of all India Competitive Examination conducted by the Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.
- Animal Biochemistry
- Animal Biotechnology
- Animal Genetics and Breeding
- Animal Nutrition
- Livestock Production and Management
- Livestock Products Technology
- Poultry Science
- Veterinary Bacteriology
- Veterinary Extension Education
- Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics
- Veterinary Immunology
- Veterinary Medicine
- Veterinary Parasitology
- Veterinary Pathology
- Veterinary Pharmacology
- Veterinary Physiology
- Veterinary Public Health
- Veterinary Surgery & Radiology
- Veterinary Virology
Admission for Masters Program
Admission for MVSc programme will be held on the basis of all India Competitive Examination conducted by the Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. All the candidates including sponsored (in-service) for seeking admission to MVSc programme must have to appear in the written Examination. For more information related to Competitive Examination, please visit the Education Division, ICAR, New Delhi.
All the seats at Masters' level are to be filled on the basis of combined examination for admissions and award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowships conducted by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.
On the basis of merit and after counseling, ICAR finalizes the students for Post-Graduate degree programme (MVSc) in this university in 22 various disciplines. For more information on the details of the discipline and eligibility criteria, please visit the Master Programme page.
Admission for Doctoral Programme
Advertisement inviting applications for admission is published in the first/second week of February/March every year in the newspapers and also in the website of IVRI every year around the first/second week of February/March inviting applications for admission. The last date for receipt of applications shall generally be first week of April every year or a date as may be specified from time to time by the University.
Admission in the PhD programme will be held on the basis of an all India Entrance Examination.
National Diploma Courses
IVRI has awarded National Diplomas to 2062 officers from Army and State Animal Husbandry Departments.
The institute conduct the following National Diploma Cources of 10 months duration.
- National Diploma in Animal Husbandry (NDAH) Division of Animal Nutrition
- National Diploma in Animal Reproduction (NDAR) Division of Animal Reproduction
- National Diploma in Veterinary Biological Products (NDBP) Division of Biological Products
- National Diploma in Equine Husbandry, Medicine and Surgery (NDEHMS)
- National Diploma in Fodder and Feed Technology(NDFFT) Division of Animal Nutrition
- National Diploma in Meet and Meat Products Technology (NDMPT) Division of Livestock Products Technology
- National Diploma in Poultry Husbandry (NDPH) CARI
- National Diploma in Preventive Veterinary Medicines (NDPVM) Div. of B & M
- National Diploma in Zoo and Wild Animal Health Cure and Management (NDZWA) Wild Life Centre
- National Diploma in Animal welfare Div. of Medicine
The National Library of Veterinary Sciences at IVRI has a collection of more than 2,50,000 highly specialized reading material in the form of books, journals, monographs, theses, reference works published data, bulletins, reviews, advances, reports, reprints, micro-documents etc. The library subscribes to more than 125 foreign journals and about 103 Indian journals each year. Facilities for information, access and retrieval from CD-ROM databases in the multi-user environment is provided using CD-Mirror Hybrid Server on nominal charges.
ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute
Izatnagar - Bareilly (UP) -243122