Karnataka Veterinary Animal and Fisheries University (KVAFSU)

The Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University (KVAFSU) was established on 23rd February 2004 exclusively for the development of education and learning of animal and fishery sciences. The University is also responsible for conducting research and extension education and transfer the rural oriented technologies in the areas of Veterinary, Animal, Dairy and Fisheries Sciences in Karnataka. 

KVAFSU is an autonomous institution governed by its Board of Management which regulates the polices of the university in accordance with the provision of act and statues. While the Board of Studies of Faculties and the Academic Council looks after the academic matters, the research wing is looked after by the Research Council and Extension Education Council.


  • To impart professional quality higher education in different branches of Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences.
  • To further the advancement of learning and prosecution of Research in Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences other allied sciences.
  • To undertake the Extension Education of such specialized knowledge and transfer of technologies to the needy rural farmers in cooperation with the Government Departments concerned.
  • To take up such other objects that the State Government may notify from time to time.


The mission of the Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Bidar, is to strive hard and provide leadership in teaching, research and extension education services related to veterinary and animal sciences, dairy sciences, fisheries and other allied sciences. The University Endeavour is to keep pace with new frontiers of science and contemporary developments to be socially and technically relevant. In this context, the Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University is strongly committed in absorbing newer paradigms and using them to develop excellent human resource, innovative technologies and their dissemination so as to serve the livestock and fishery farming community of the state and the country. 

Academic Courses of KVAFSU 

B.V.Sc & A.H, B.Tech (D.Tech) and B.F.Sc
The University offers Bachelor degree programmes in the faculty of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fisheries Sciences. The teaching activities are carried out in through seven colleges under the jurisdiction of this University.

For admission to B.V.Sc. & A.H. 50% of the marks must be obtained in Physics, Chemistry & Biology in the common entrance test conducted by Govt. of Karnataka.

For admission to B.Tech (D.Tech) & B.F.Sc. 50% of the marks must be obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology in 2nd year Pre-University examination of Karnataka or its equivalent.

Post Graduate and Doctoral Degree Programmes
The following postgraduate programmes are available:
  • M.V.Sc
  • M.Tech (D.Tech)
  • M.F.Sc
  • M.B.A (FDB)
  • Doctoral
Doctoral Programmes
The following doctoral programmes are available:
  • Ph.D (Vety. & Anim. Sci.) 
  • Ph.D (Dairy Sci)
  • Ph.D (Fisheries Sci)
MBA in Food Business
MBA in Food Business Management is two-year full time MBA programme and is offered at the Hebbal Campus Bangalore of the Dairy Science College, of the Karnataka Veterinary Animal and Fisheries Sciences University under self financing mode. Selection shall be based on ranking which shall be determined by the aggregate Marks obtained in the entrance examination conducted by the KVAFSU.
Diploma in Animal Husbandry
Contact Details

Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University
Nandinagar, Bidar-585 401

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