KVASU offers Masters programme in Animal Biotechnology

 Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University is offering a two year Masters programme in Animal Biotechnology. School of Applied Animal Production and Biotechnology (SAAPBT) situated in Mannuthy,Thrissur, a prestigious research centre of KVASU. The programme envisages to boost animal biotechnology research to augment livestock production and productivity.Animal Biotechnology is one of the most rapidly developing fields in the arena of biological sciences holding multiple vistas of job opportunities.The application of biotechnology in the field of diagnostics,vaccines, therapeutics, climatology, reproduction and nutrition has made it an inevitable part of biological sciences. The scarcity of well-trained personnel as well as modern research facilities has necessitated evolving this postgraduate programme to mould well trained animal biotechnologists. Animal biotechnologists are required in biotechnology industry, research organizations,government farms, food processing units, defence sector and pharmaceutical industry. They are also in great demand as faculty members in various universities.
It is with this vision that KVASU designed the master’s degree programme in a self supportingmode to enable the graduates from different fields of biological sciences including BVSc& AH, B.Tech (Biotechnology) and BSc (Life Sciences). The university ensures transparent selection of students through University entrance examination as well as through ICAR entrance examination conducted annually. The quality of teaching and research is ensured in SAAPBT.Apart from the newly commissioned state-of –the –art laboratory in SAAPBT, the university has a world class Central instrumentation facility with modern equipments required for molecular biology and biotechnology research, This along with library facilities, Wi-FI enabled digital class rooms and hostel facilities will be made available to the research scholars. An august group of nationally and internationally acclaimed scientists form the core faculty of the programme. In addition, the course is well supported by excellent farm facility of the university. The four semester programme includes course work and research. The tuition fee per semester if Rs 65000/-.For further details contact, or 8547154461 .The contact email address is .


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