The Orissa Veterinary College was established in the year 1955 under administrative control of Utkal University. Subsequently, it was affiliated to Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology in the year 1962 and renamed as College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry. The Orissa Veterinary College was imparting five and half year degree course to the enrolling students completing plus two science. The first batch of students from this college was passed out in the year 1959-60. More than 3000 students have successfully completed B.V.Sc. and A.H. course from this college. In addition, higher qualification leading to P.G. and Ph.D. degree are also imparted to the students. Students after passing from this college have created a special status in multifarious fields such as; academics, research, extension, pharmaceuticals, public health, conservation of animals especially endangered species etc. besides other public and private sector organization including RVC (Remount Veterinary Corps), Ministry of Defense. The alumni of this institute have attained zenith of success in different sphere such as Vice-Chancellor of S.A.U’s, Cabinet Ministry in Government of Orissa, Lt. General of R.V.C. (Indian Army), Vice President of various corporate sectors, Deans and Directors of different Universities and I.C.A.R. institutes. Apart from that alumni of this college have performed exceptionally well in professional field in India and abroad as well and have acclaimed accolade across the globe. This could be possible due to selfless and relentless guidance, advice and motivation by the faculty at every moment of their studies.
At present 80 students are being admitted through joint entrance examination conducted by O.U.A.T. The Post Graduate programme is running in 16 departments and Ph.D. programme in 12 departments with intake capacity of 5 PG students and 2 Ph.D. students in each discipline, respectively.
- Boy’s hostel (with internet facility)
- Girl’s hostel (with internet facility)
- Central Examination hall
- Central auditorium
- Modern laboratories
- Veterinary clinical complex
- Instructional livestock farm
SELECTION FOR ADMISSION:
(A) Undergraduate Programme ( B.V.Sc and AH)
There will be a COMMON ENTRANCE EXAMINATION for selection of the candidates for admission into B.V.Sc. & A.H., course. The candidates for admission will be selected solely on the basis of Merit (Weighted Score) which is based on his/her performance of academic career, Entrance Examination and Extracurricular activities. If two or more candidates secure the same computed score, the tie shall be resolved and their merit positions will be decided on the basis of higher marks in the Entrance Examination or +2 Science or HSC/equivalent in that order