(Formerly Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences)
Government of Puducherry Institution - Affiliated to Pondicherry University
NAAC "A" Grade Accrediation | UGC 2(f) & 12(B) Status | +0413 2271671 | ragacovaspvcs1994@gmail.com
Dr. T.P.Balagopalan, M.V.Sc., Ph.D.
Professor & Head i/c

The Veterinary Clinical Complex (VCC) located at Mettupalayam, Puducherry houses the Clinical Departments of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics. It has all the required modern equipments, which include a Scanner, Endoscopy Unit, X-ray Unit, Defibrillator, Boyles’ Anaesthesia Apparatus, Autoanalyzer etc. The VCC serves as a Referral Clinic for disease diagnosis and in treatment of animals.

An average of 70 animals including Referral Cases are treated everyday at the Teaching Hospital. An Ambulatory Clinic with Clinicians on-board operates six days a week to sensitize the students to address the primary needs of livestock at the door steps of the livestock owners. An average of 25 cases are attended during every visit. Emergency cases in Puducherry town are attended by an “Expert on Wheels” during daytime at the doorsteps of the animal owners’ house. Emergency cases are attended at the Hospital Campus round the clock on call duty basis by a Clinician drawn from each Clinical Department.


*Two Operation Theatres to cater to the requirements of both Small and Large Animal Surgery
*A separate Small Animal Obstetrical Theatre for Caesarean Section
*A Radiology and Physiotherapy Unit
*A Small Animal Medicine Clinic with facilities for Electrocardiography, Blood Transfusion and Oxygen Therapy
*A Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory with semi-autoanalyzer for various biochemical estimations.
*Separate In-health Care Unit for vaccination, and an Artificial Insemination Centre for cattle and buffaloes
*In-patient wards for Small and Large Animals
*A client room
*Facilities for collection, preservation and despatch of materials (Blood, Biopsy and other body fluids) for lab examination and disease diagnosis
*Pet Vaccination Program under Self-Financing Scheme is operated under Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex
*Epidemiological data available on the prevalence of different infectious diseases and non-infectious diseases in large and small animals attending teaching hospital, Mettupalayam


Monday - Saturday 9.00 AM - 12.00 Noon
Sunday & Holidays 9.00 AM - 10.30 AM


Reception +91 - 413 - 2275197
Veterinary Surgery & Radiology (VSR) +91 - 413 - 2277449
Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics (VGO) +91 - 413 - 2277446
Veterinary Medicine (VMD) +91 - 413 - 2277447


Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
VCP 411 Veterinary Clinical Practice 0+5
VCP 421

Veterinary Clinical Practice 0+5
VCP 511 Veterinary Clinical Practice 0+5
VLD 411 Veterinary Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnosis-I 0+1
VLD 421 Veterinary Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnosis-II 0+1
TVC 421 Veterinarian in Society (Non-credit)