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West Bengal University of Animal & Fisheries Sciences

Updated on: Feb 7, 2013

The West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences (WBUAFS) has been established with the view of enhancing education and research in the fields of Fishery Science, diary Technology, Veterinary and Animal Science. The university is undertaking research with the aim of solving various problems relating to livestock and fish production in the respective ecological zones in West Bengal.

One of the main purposes of the research undertaken by the West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences is facilitating the rural people with new ways of cultivating fish and dairy production.

The West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences was established in the year 1955, on the 2nd of January, through West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences Act-VI.

The students who are interested to enroll in a course from this university can take a look at the following list to have an idea of the courses offered by the university. The Departments in West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences are as follows
  • Department of Animal Genetics Breeding.
  • Department of Animal Nutrition.
  • Department of Animal Product Technology and Marketing.
  • Department of Physiology and Biochemistry.
  • Department of Veterinary Anatomy.
  • Department of Veterinary Animal Production and Management.
  • Department of Veterinary Clinics.
  • Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics.
  • Department of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health.
  • Department of Veterinary Microbiology.
  • Department of Veterinary Parasitology.
  • Department of Veterinary Pathology.
  • Department of Veterinary Pharmacology.
  • Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology.
  • Department of Dairy Technology.
  • Department of Fisheries Science.
  • Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
  • Department of Dairy Technology.

The West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences also has accommodation facilities for the students from outside the city. The students can also take part in indoor and outdoor sports activities if they want to take a break form their study routine.

The Courses at West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences include B.Tech, M.Tech, B.V.Sc, M.V.Sc, B.F.Sc and M.F.Sc degrees along with Doctorate programmes. Admission process continues for the months of July to August and is done based on merit of the students.

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