Veterinary Science : Become a doctor of animal health

 Veterinary Science : Become a doctor of animal health

If you love animals and are comfortable being around them, how can you explore education and career options in veterinary science and animal care, Aruna Singh tells...

The hobby of raising animals is very old, but in this modern era, this trend has increased further. In view of the increasing interest of people in animals, career prospects in this field have also flourished rapidly. Along with veterinary doctors, many other types of opportunities have arisen in this field. If you were dreaming of becoming a veterinary doctor and it could not be fulfilled, then you can fulfill your hobby by doing just two years diploma. A veterinarian diagnoses the diseases of animals and birds and treats them. This treatment includes tasks such as vaccination of animals, their surgery or operation and advice related to care. Veterinary science goes up to human medical science to a great extent, but due to the inability of animals and birds to tell their problems, this science becomes a bit complicated.

What do the figures say:

More than 5 lakh veterinarians will be needed in the coming time. Animal welfare and non-governmental organizations will take out appointments at huge places. There is a huge demand for Veterinarians in veterinary hospitals as well.


To make a career in this field, candidates can obtain a Bachelor's degree in Veterinarian Sciences. Apart from this, courses are also available in related subjects at Diploma, Master's degree and PhD level.

Eligibility :

To pursue Bachelor's degree course in Veterinary Science, the candidate must have passed 12th class examination with science subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology). Also, there should be minimum 50 percent marks in 12th.


The salary of Veterinary doctors is decided on the basis of their post and experience. Fresh graduates are appointed as Junior Veterinarian Surgeons in Government Veterinarian Centers. Here he easily earns 10 thousand to 15 thousand per month. As he becomes experienced. His salary increases in the same proportion. Apart from government and non-government jobs, there is a lot of demand in foreign countries as well.

premier institute

■ Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay University of Veterinary Sciences, Uttar

■ Delhi Paramedical and Management Institute, New Delhi

■ Bihar Veterinary College, Patna

■ National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana


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