One Step Towards Your Dreams In Becoming A Veterinary Doctor After 12

February 26, 2021

One Step Towards Your Dreams In Becoming A Veterinary Doctor After 12


“When we take our time to gain understanding about animals, we realise they love, have feelings, loyalty and even a soul” words by April Peerless. Being around animals and taking care of them just like how humans take care of themselves still remains a big theoretical question when it comes to career and professionalism. For those who arouses a strong desire to become a doctor for animals after 12,  increasing the demand for ‘Veterinary Science’ building strong relationships and balance in the ecological infrastructure of the society, this blog will provide you with all the necessary details for pursuing this love filled interest in medicine packed with a love for animals.

This Blog provides:

·      Key objective and skills to become a doctor for animals.

·      Steps to become a doctor in India after 12th.

-       Admission and eligibility criteria 2020.

·       Universities provide this as a career.

·      FAQs.



·      Strong quantitative, communicative and analytical skills in treating, diagnosing an array of diseases and injuries towards quick and effective economic recoveries in animals.

·      Directing and supervising work independently in a team environment fostering community involvements.

·      Working towards advancement with an adaptability to change and prioritise workload, making sustainable effective treatment plans with detailed orientations under pressure.

·      Devoting all efforts in loving and understanding animals bringing forth a strong reputation in fostering animal care in the country.



·      A candidate who has completed their higher secondary education (12th) in science stream with biology, physics, chemistry and English as their subject can apply for a graduation programme of five years in Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc) which is the main course, admissions to B.V.Sc course in India is conducted through NEET 2020 Entrance Exam (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) and the candidates must have a valid score in the entrance exam. Although the selection procedures vary from one institute to another but most of the colleges conduct their admissions by conducting NEET exams.

·      Candidates can also apply for admissions in other institutes which provides the following entrance exams like :

-        Assam Agricultural University Veterinary Entrance Test,2020 Assam

-        Banaras Hindu University Entrance Test, 2020, Uttar Pradesh

-      Rajasthan Pre Veterinary Test, 2020, Rajasthan.


·      Candidates can also opt for a five year graduate programme in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry from any university recognised by the Veterinary council of India (VCI) provided admissions conducted through national level entrance exams like All India Pre Veterinary Test (AIPVT), and All India Common Entrance Examination (AICEE) and many other exams conducted by the institutes themselves, where the candidates are marked based on their performance.

Institutes like :

-College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Maharashtra

-Bihar Veterinary College, Patna

-All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata, provides for this specialisation with various conducted entrance exams themselves.

·      On the completion of the course, the candidates must get themselves registered under the State Veterinary Council to obtain a license to practice once they have completed a 6 month internship under the council.

·      In addition to the above laid qualifications and procedures, a candidate can even pursue their higher studies such as Masters in Veterinary Science( M.V. Sc)in various specialisations like:



- Breeding etc,

  The candidate after completing their graduate programme in BVSc and after registering under the State Veterinary council can start practicing as a ‘Veterinary Doctor’ in private clinics as well as government hospitals, the candidates can even work under private organisations or can have their own clinics.



·      Orissa Institute of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar.

·      Nagpur Veterinary College, Nagpur.

·      Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh

·      CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana (College of Veterinary Sciences).

·      Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Puducherry, Pondicherry.

·      College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Aizawl, Mizoram

·      Mahatma Gandhi Veterinary College, Bharatpur,Rajasthan.

·      Apollo College of Veterinary Medicine, Jaipur.

·      Veterinary College and Research Institute, Chennai.

·   Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Bareilly.

·   Veterinary College and Research Institute (VCRI), Chennai.

·   College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (CVAS), Bikaner.


4.   FAQs

·      How good is this as a career?

This as a career is very challenging for working at an unconditional hours but the best part would be to develop lovable relations with and being around animals.


·      As a doctor for animals, what change can we introduce to society?

Apart from fostering animals and taking immense care , one should be made aware of the importance of their existence and protection, and stop maligning them for one’s own selfish motives with better security plans and treatments.

Ensuring safety of animals and birds is very important as it is to follow the procedures in becoming a good Veterinary doctor after class 12.

By Tunisha Banerjee

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