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Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, [TNVASU] Chennai

About Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, [TNVASU] Chennai


Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, [TANUVAS] Chennai was established in 1989 with its headquarters at Chennai. College is the first of its kind in India to offer such different and unique course. University enjoys the prestige of being the first veterinary college in the country to be affiliated to a university.

TANUVAS admission can be done by directly visiting the campus. Admission can also be done online by visiting the official website of the university. University provides admission based on marks obtained in the previous degree.

TANUVAS is an autonomous institution governed by its Board of Management which regulates the polices of the university following the provision of act and statues. The Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukkudi was also made as another constituent college of this university. The mandates of the University are to impart education, to ensure advancement of learning and prosecution of research and to undertake extension to rural people in cooperation with the government departments in different branches of veterinary and animal sciences.

The Planning Board and the Finance Committee of the university also support the University administration. While the Boards of Studies of Faculties and the Academic Council look after the academic pursuits of the University, the research policy of the university is watched over by the Research Council of the University.

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Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Highlights:

TANUVAS highlights include address, year of establishment, approvals, contact, official email and programs offered are mentioned below:

Address Madhavaram Milk Colony Road, Madhavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Year of Establishment 1989
Recognition ICAR
Contact 91-44-25551586/ 87, 25554555/ 56
Official Email vc@tanuvas.org.in
Programs offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Post Diploma, Management, Ph.D TANUVAS Fees

Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Courses:

University provides courses for undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate and management on various number of specializations which are listed below:

Disciplines Courses Specializations
Veterinary Science M.V.Sc -
M.Phil Biotechnology
M.Sc Bioinformatics, Biostatistics
PG Diploma Bioinformatics, Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosis, Companion Animal Practice
Ph.D Food Technology
B.V.Sc AH -
Engineering M.Tech Food Technology
B.Tech Food Technology, Poultry Technology, Dairy Technology
Management MBA Food and Livestock Business Management
PG Diploma Business Management

TANUVAS Committee:

University has developed various Statutory Committee to develop the internal focus of college. This committee not only help in developing college but also help students in various respective field. Committees listed below are:

  • Hospital Management Committee.
  • Livestock Production Committee.
  • Animal Disease Review Committee.
  • Building Committee.
  • Students Welfare Committee and Grievance Committee.

TANUVAS Constituent Colleges:

The University has the following constituent colleges:

  • Madras Veterinary College, Chennai

MVC was first of all constituent veterinary colleges of TANUVAS. It was started as a treatment school with only 5 students, based at Saidapet, Chennai in 1903. It was affiliated to Madras University and started offering B.V.Sc degree course in 1935. Later in 1958, it upgraded as a Southern Regional Center for Postgraduation Education and Research. College added a master of veterinary science degree course in the year 1960. In 1976, it got affiliated to Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

In 1989, it blossomed into a separate Veterinary University, first of its kind in the country. It is one of the oldest veterinary schools in the country. The college started growing in stature and is now recognized as a premier veterinary institute in the country and world over.

College is located at Vepery near Chennai Central in nearly 6 ha. of land. MVC consists of the main administrative block is a heritage building built on the Indo- Saracenic architecture, that currently houses the Dean's office and the education cell. Besides, there are nine blocks of buildings, housing various departments with excellent facilities for education, research, and extension.

College offers courses under both regular and distance mode. Under regular course it offers B.V.Sc and AH almost with 120 candidates, M.V.Sc in twenty-two different disciplines, Doctorate of Philosophy in twenty-two disciplines, Master in Philosophy in different specializations, Postgraduate Diploma in multiple specializations.

Under Distance mode education college provide courses:

  • Diversified Poultry Production [PGDDPP]
  • Veterinary Opthalmology [PGDOPH]
  • Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine [PGDECM]
  • Zoonosis [PGDZ]
  • Small Animal Dermatology [PGDSAD]
  • Regenerative Medicine [PGDRM]
  • Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound [PGDDUS]
  • Small Animal orthopedics [PGDORT]

The students' hostel is located near the college and has nine blocks with a capacity to accommodate 750 students. It has separate hostels and messes for boys and girls. Facilities like modernized kitchen, reading room, indoor stadium, solar water heater, and RO water are provided for the inmates.

  • Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal

Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal has been accredited by the ICAR, New Delhi in the year 2001. The "Udyog Excellence Award" to the institution was awarded for outstanding achievement through economic and social development, by the International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi. ICAR and TANUVAS's best teachers' awards were awarded for the staff members of this institute. ISO 9001: 2000 certification was awarded to this institute from the year 2004- 2006.

College is maintained by various departments which are:

  • Animal Feed Analytical and Quality Assurance Laboratory
  • Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • Animal Husbandry Economics
  • Animal Husbandry Statistics and Computer Applications
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • Livestock Products Technology [Dairy Science]
  • Education Cell
  • Institutional Livestock Farm Complex
  • Laboratory Animal Medicine
  • Library Science
  • Livestock Production Management
  • Livestock Products Technology [Meat Science]
  • Physical Education
  • Poultry Science
  • Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex
  • Veterinary Anatomy
  • Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education
  • Veterinary Biochemistry
  • Veterinary Clinical Medicine
  • Veterinary Preventive Medicine
  • Veterinary Microbiology
  • Veterinary Parasitology
  • Veterinary Pathology
  • Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Veterinary Physiology
  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Veterinary Surgery and Radiology

College is provided with hostel, hospital facilities, animal feed analytical and quality assurance laboratory, computer center, library, and more things.

  • Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tirunelveli

Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tirunelveli was established as a third constituent college of TANUVAS through the Tamil Nadu government G.O. Ms. No. 93, Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries [AH-6] Department dated 24/08/2011.

Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University established the Veterinary College and Research Institute with full facilities for Veterinary Education, Research and Extension activities at Ramayanpatti in Tirunelveli, with a total area of 139.21 acres of land and with an initial budget of Rs. 12.59 crores [G.O. No. 93, dated 24/08/2011] to cater to the needs of the southern drought-prone district farmers, who mainly depend on dairy, sheep and goat rearing for their daily livelihood and to augment the livestock production activities especially the small ruminant production in the southern districts.

College provide different department and disciplines which are:

  • Veterinary Microbiology
  • Livestock Production and Management
  • Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology
  • Livestock Products Technology
  • Veterinary Anatomy and Histology
  • Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension
  • Veterinary Parasitology
  • Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex
  • Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
  • Veterinary Pathology
  • Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Instructional Livestock Farm Complex [ILFC]
  • Library Science

College has maintained guest house, non-technical staff quarters, deans house, hostel, etc.

  • Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu

To start the B.V.Sc A.H degree programme initially seven departments viz., Veterinary Anatomy, Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, Animal Genetics, Animal Nutrition, Livestock Production and Management ,Instructional Livestock Farm Complex and Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex have been established fully with required manpower, equipments and floor space as per norms of Veterinary Council of India (VCI). A total of 40 students have been admitted and the classes have been handled from 20.09.2012.

College has academic block, Instructional Livestock Farm Complex Block, Livestock Products Technology block, Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex block, Boys hostel, and Girls hostel.

  • College of Food and Dairy Technology, Koduvalli

College has multiple number of inbuilt infrastructures like library, model dairy plant, experimental learning center, state-level food processing training center, fruit, and vegetable processing plant, computer laboratory, and other various laboratories, students hostel and community cattle care center.

Colleges maintained a different number of departments which are Department of Food Processing Technology, Department of Food Process Engineering, Department of Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Department of Food Business Management, Department of Food Plant Operations.

  • College of Poultry Production and Management, Hosur

Indian Poultry Industry is one of the fastest-growing segments of the agricultural sector today in India. India is the world's second-largest egg producer and the fifth largest producer of broilers. Tamil Nadu is the second leading state in poultry meat production with 427.53 thousand tonnes in 2016-17 which accounts for 12.34 percent of the poultry meat production of the country. Tamil Nadu ranks first in the country's egg production with a production of 16.68 billion eggs in 2016-17.

College has various infrastructure which consists of Library, E-library, Poultry farm, Student Hostel, Examination hall, conference hall, etc.

It consists of several departments which are department of poultry business management, department of poultry engineering, department of poultry management and department of poultry technology.

  • Post Graduate Research Institute in Animal Sciences, Kattupakkam

The Post Graduate Research Institute in Animal Sciences was originally started as "Sheep Farm" with an area of 246.69 ha. in the year 1957. It is situated 40 km south of Chennai city on Grand Southern Trunk Road. The farm had been brought under the control of the Director of Veterinary Education and Research on 01.12.1969 and was named as "Livestock Research Station" since research involves many species of livestock viz. cattle, sheep, goat, swine, and poultry. Later this farm had become a constituent unit of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University from 01.12.1976 and continues to function under Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University from 20.09.1989. Later, in the year 2011, the Livestock Research Station was upgraded as Post Graduate Research Institute in Animal Sciences.

Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University facilities:

University is provided with the Directorate of Student Welfare committee to maintain equality for each student and to help each student in their respective needs. Different laboratories are maintained like Poultry Disease Diagnostic Lab, Zoonosis Research lab, Vaccine Research lab, Avian Disease Lab, Animal Feed Analytical and QC Lab, Central University Lab, etc.

The computer center is maintained in each campus individually. The library is run under every campus to help students in every need and support them in every kind. Research scholars, faculty, and scientists with a rich information resource base of about 40,000 books, 500 e-books, 100 foreign journals, 65 national journals, 25,000 back volumes, and 5 online databases almost in each campus is maintained to keep their students up to date and help them in every possible need. It also has access to about 2,800 online journals through the 'Consortium for e-Resources in Agriculture'.

Hospital facilities are also maintained under each constituent colleges. Medical facilities plus training space are provided on campus for the benefits of students which consists of the Ophthalmology Unit, Orthopaedic Unit, DelPHE workshop, Centralized Clinical Laboratory, etc.

University is provided with multiple facilities which are revealed to students. These facilities are maintained by various committees formed under different campuses. All committees are well governed by the director or vice-chancellor.

TANUVAS Research Center:

University developed several research center which are listed below:

  • Poultry Research Center
  • Mecheri Sheep Research Station
  • University Research Farm
  • Regional Research Center
  • Institute of Animal Nutrition
  • Central Feed Technology Unit

Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Placements:

The placement cell organizes various career guidance sessions, job fairs, talks, workshops, etc for the development of its students. University placement cell has tied up with reputed companies who visit the university for campus placements. University has provided with link in their official website, candidate intrested for internship and placement has to fill the form and complete the online process. Placement cell provides students with proper training. One full semester is indulged in the training period. Training includes group decisions, proper aptitude training classes, and interviews ideas are shared. 

TANUVAS FAQs:

  1. Where is the university located?
    - Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University is located in Madhavaram Milk Colony Road, Madhavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  2. What is the contact number of the university?
    - The contact number of university is 91-44-25551586/ 87, 25554555/ 56

  3. Do institute provide hostel facilities?
    - Yes, best hostel facilities are provided within the campus both for boys and girls separately.

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Contact Details and Location


Address : Madhavaram Milk Colony Road, Madhavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Website : http://www.tanuvas.tn.nic.in/index.html

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is accredited by ICAR.

Facilities


Laboratory
Computer labs
Library
Medical
Auditorium
Gym
Cafeteria
Hostel

Placements and Average package


Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, [TNVASU] Chennai Placements and Average Packages
Course type Average Salary Highest Salary Companies Visiting
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] 1.5 Lacs Per Annum 5.5 Lacs Per Annum Government sector

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Eligibility Criteria:

Courses Eligibility
B.V.Sc AH/B.Tech
  • Student must have completed 10+2 with at least 45% aggregate with respected subjects from a recognized university.
MBA/M.Tech/ M.Phil/M.V.Sc/M.Sc
  • Candidate should have done their graduation from an appropriate university or college with a minimum of 45% aggregate.
PG Diploma
  • Candidate Should be graduate and have done a bachelor's degree in any discipline with appropriate marks from recognized university or college.
Ph.D
  • The candidate must have a master's degree in the concerned field obtained from the recognized University with appropriate aggregate.

Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Admissions:

TANUVAS admission can be done online by visiting the official website of the college. For some course, the candidate has to give the Entrance Examination Test for seeking admission.

For Ph.D.:

  • The degree normally requires three years of full-time study, which includes course work, research and thesis submission and is our premier research degree.
  • Eligibility for admission is possession of a Master's degree in the concerned field obtained from the recognized University.

For B.V.Sc and AH:

  • The degree requires five years of full-time study [nine semesters]. It includes course work in animal husbandry, para-clinical, applied veterinary science and animal husbandry economics and extension. Also, the students are exposed to field/laboratory work, small and large animal clinics besides an intensive internship program for six months to make the graduates molded to face the challenges of animal and poultry diseases and management.
  • These degrees are open to students pursuing Higher Secondary Course [10+2] with Biology or Botany and Zoology, Physics and Chemistry in academic stream [or] Agricultural Practices / Dairy / Poultry in vocational stream. The minimum requirement of marks and reservations are as per the norms fixed by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

For B.Tech:

The degree requires four years [8 Semesters] of full-time study including compulsory implant training for one semester. The course equips the students to meet the challenges faced by the Food Processing industry.

For M.Phil:

The duration, of course, is one year comprising of two semesters. This course is designed to meet the requirements of students with scientific backgrounds who are specifically interested in the study of scientific developments in Biotechnology and the applications of this knowledge, skills, and tools in the fields of molecular and biological sciences. This course will provide high-quality postgraduate training in biotechnology, which meets the needs of pharmaceutical and biochemical industries for research and development.

For MBA:

MBA requires two years of full-time study, which includes course work, research and thesis submission.


Courses and Fees Structure of Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, [TNVASU] Chennai

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Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, [TNVASU] Chennai Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 71,760
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,650
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, [TNVASU] Chennai Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,000

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Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, [TNVASU] Chennai Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,650
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,000
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, [TNVASU] Chennai Agriculture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Veterinary Science [M.V.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,650
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,000
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, [TNVASU] Chennai Veterinary Sciences Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Veterinary Science [B.V.Sc]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 89,200
Master of Veterinary Science [M.V.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,000
Master of Veterinary Science [MVSc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,650
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,000

Hostel Details


Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Hostel Details:

  • Separate hostels are available for boys, girls and International students on each campus.
  • The student's mess facility is run on a dividend system that provides healthy food at a reasonable cost.
  • The students will be accommodated in the hostels to the possible extent only, as the facilities are limited.
  • A sum of INR 5000 will be collected as a hostel deposit.
  • TANUVAS Infrastructure are well designed for providing the best academic experience to the students.
  • Well maintained and Hygenic food are given keeping in mind the health of students.
  • 24*7 water facilities and security facilities are provided.
  • Facilities like modernized kitchen, reading room, indoor stadium, solar water heater, and RO water are provided for the inmates.
  • Daily newspaper is included on demand of students and newspaper includes of local as well as international.
  • Sports facilities are provided for students to keep them healthy and wealthy. Different number of sports ammeneties, as well as sports clubs, are formed to encourage more number of students.
  • Well maintained room with all the required facilities in it.

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