The Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) is one of the premier universities in Kerala. It was also established with a purpose to emphasize on the requirements and needs of the veterinary fields so as to bring out the best professionals.
- The motto of the university is ‘ideas in action’ which is evident in the working and administration of the university that focuses on the betterment of the farming community
- It is also trying to have collaboration with Edinburgh in genetics and cytogenetics and in wildlife and pharmacology with ONIRIS
- The university is looking forward to also collaborate with Connecticut in pathology and with the Royal Veterinary College in wildlife medicine and lab animal medicine with Ontario.
- It offers courses at under graduate, post graduate, diploma and certificate levels and offers doctoral programs as well
- Research and extensions services are also given paramount importance by the university realizing the value of having good, extensive research works.
About Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University:
|Founded In||December, 2010|
|Founded by||Government of Kerala|
|Approved by||AICTE, New Delhi|
|Campus||Located in the scenic hilly terrain of Pookot in Wayanad District, Kerala|
|Nearest Metropolitan City||Thiruvananthapuram|
The University has five constituent colleges:
- Colleges of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy, Thrissur
- College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode, Wayanad
- College of Diary Science and Technology, Mannuthy, Thrissur
- College of Diary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
- College of Avian Sciences and Management, Thiruvazhamkunnu, Palakkad
|Library||It was established in the year 1959 having state of the art facilities and services to help out the researchers, the students, teachers.The library has access to a huge number of national and international journals, periodicals and magazinesAlso available in its collection is a huge number of books and referencesThere is also a separate collection of the thesis and dissertations, besides bound volumes of old journals.|
All through the year, the university participates as well as organizes many festivals enabling the students to display their skills and also to have a good exposure.
- The university participated in the Haritholsavam 2011 that was held in Marad, Kochi
- The students also took part in the Thiru Kochi Animal Fest at Kochi
- Participated in the Peechi Fest Exhibition
In a very short period of time the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University has received immense appreciation and recognition at national and global platforms.
|It has initiated several collaboration with many international universities in a number of issues relating to the betterment of veterinary and animal husbandry.It has also submitted a joint report with the School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh, entitled as “Knowledge Economy partnership” 2011.|