Veterinary Medicine Course in Nepal

Veterinary Medicine course is the field to do the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease, disorder and injury of birds and animal. In this course, people learn about the different medical cures, preventions and medicines for the animal in different disease and injuries. It is one of the popular subjects among the Nepalese student as Nepal is an agricultural country and has been practising to keep a domestic animal for agricultural and for food basis.

After SEE, a student can directly join the CTEVT and do the diploma in veterinary. The form distribution for CTEVT is 2074 Ashad 7 and the deadline for the form submission is Ashad 29. And if the student chooses the BVSc the form distribution date is February 7, 2018. If a student carries his\her study of veterinary under the CTEVT they have to do diploma under JTA for 15 to 18 months. Or if they choose the bachelors then they have to complete their study of +2 with science(bio) and He\she has to do 10 semesters in 5 years.

It takes about 4 years to complete the BVSc and rest of the years at an internship. In the first four years the students are given the formal education like the programme includes theoretical and practical training in various disciplines like anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, nutrition, livestock management, pathology, microbiology, pharmacology, genetics and breeding, gynaecology, surgery, medicine and animal husbandry extension and in the rest one year the students are given practical training as an internship for six month. After the six month training students are given three months training at the Teaching Veterinary Clinical Service Complex (TVCSC) under the supervision of a senior and in the next month they are given the training on livestock production and management at animal farms then another month to poultry production and management and in rest two months they are given training about livestock products’, technology and other services.

After the Bachelors in Veterinary Science(BVSc) there is post graduation in Veterinary Science also called the Masters in Veterinary Science in which the students learn about physiology, anatomy, medicine, surgery, bacteriology, biochemistry, cardiology, dermatology, microbiology, molecular biology, anaesthesia, gynaecology, pathology, toxicology, virology, pharmacology, and so on. For doing research and teaching in teaching institutions the postgraduate degree is required whereas a PhD scholar is preferred.

In Nepal two types of college (affiliation under CTEVT and college providing 5 years of bachelors programme) in which course of BVSc is provided.

Colleges Under affiliation of CTEVT
● Jagadamba Medical Institute, Rajbiraj-5, Saptari District
● Aarati technical institute, Shreenagar, Salyan-2, Khalanga
● All Nepal college of technical education, Battisputali Rd, Kathmandu
● Chitwan Academy for technical education, Bharatpur, Nepal
● Deuti technical training institute, Birendranagar, Surkhet
● Madan Bhandari Memorial Academy Nepal (MBMAN), Urlabari-6, Morang
● Siddhartha Multi Technical Institute, Tansen– 1,Palpa
● Gorkha science and technical education, Gorkha, Nepal
● Dailekh Technical Institute, Dailekh district, Narayan VDC Ward No. 1
● Mirror Institute
● RGM Technical Education Institute, Tulsipur, Dang
● Bangalamukhi Multiple Technical Institute, New Bus Park-8, Itahari of Sunsari District
● Nepal polytechnic institution (NPI), Bhojad-11, Chitwan
Colleges Under 5 years Bachelors programme
● Institute for Agriculture and Animal Sciences (IAAS), Bharatpur, Nepal
● Himalayan College Of Agricultural Sciences And technology (HICAST), Kalanki Hall – Balku Khola, Kathmandu
● Nepal Polytechnic Institute in Bharatpur, Chitwan

Many of the institutions are a non-profit organization and there may be scholarship provision in the private institution.

Animal husbandry is one of the major sources of income of Nepalese people. If there is an animal then there is a possibility of a health problem in them so health problem means there must be doctors for the treatment. In Nepal, many people are showing their interest to become and serve the nation as a veterinary doctor. Besides if a person is qualified in BVSc then he can choose whether to work for the government or to open a private clinic or the person with the post graduation degree can also teach in a different institution. He can choose to work with Army and the Border Security Forces for treatment and care of their horses, mules, camels and dogs or can choose to be a researcher and a developer of drugs, chemicals and bioproducts particularly antibiotics and vaccines for animal use. He\she can also work with the entrepreneurs in the manufacturing of animal foods, processing of animal products like meat, milk and dairy products and other animal related products. Thus, we can say that the person with the qualification has got a good scope nationally as well as largely in international scale where the craze for animals is growing tremendously.

List of jobs after completion of Veterinary Medicine Course

● Animal Care Specialist
● Animal Support Technician
● P/T Animal Care Attendant
● Veterinary Technician Assistant
● Kennel Assistant
● Veterinary Services Coordinator
● Veterinary receptionist
● Veterinary technician
● Associate veterinarian
● Veterinarian
● Veterinary practice manager

The average salary of a doctor is Nr 20000 to 50000 according to the qualification and experience. Besides this, the new trend of keeping an animal as pets and animal husbandry can be the source of extra income for the doctor. In this context, we can say that there is good future of the veterinary doctor in Nepal. In the context of the world, the veterinary doctor is one of the respected profession. In the context of the world, there is a huge trend of keeping an animal as a pet and the animal husbandry is also is in mass amount there is a good perspective of a veterinary doctor in abroad. The average earning of the doctor is $161,070, per year while the lowest-paid earned $52,470 per year.

A graduate on a Veterinary Medicine Course is a good foundation for a amazing career. Graduates can involve themselves in many other fields Public Health, Corporate, Entrepreneurship, Military, Education, Physiotherapy / Chiropractic / Acupuncture, Writing, and so on. For further education and study they can enroll in the Master’s degree in veterinary medicine or do a PhD.

Veterinary is the course that is specially targeted to the animals so it is good if one aiming to take this course have a special feeling and care towards the animal. One aimed to take this subject should have a quality to understand the behaviour of the animals. The person who wants to be a veterinary doctor should develop the skill to be extra sensitive as he or she is dealing with the animal and they must have the skill to make the animal calm and free from diseases and cure them.

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Now you may be thinking of pursuing veterinary course but you may have many questions in your mind such as,

Is there a good future in veterinary? Yes, there is. If a person is qualified with the degree of veterinary then he can work under the government and if they didn’t get the job then they can create by opening own clinic. And if a person is qualified enough he can also teach in a different institution.

My marks are low in SEE in some subject but can I still study veterinary? Yes, under CTEVT there is a programme that one has to pass the entrance examination only regardless the result of SEE.