RAJIV GANDHI INSTITUTE OF VETERINARY EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

(Formerly Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences)
Government of Puducherry Institution - Affiliated to Pondicherry University
NAAC "A" Grade Accreditation | UGC 2(f) & 12(B) Status | +0413 2271671 | ragacovaspvcs1994@gmail.com

RAJIV GANDHI INSTITUTE OF VETERINARY EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

(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

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Programme of Study

 
The institute has adopted Veterinary council of India (VCI) regulations and curricula since its inception for the Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) degree programme and the degree is recognized by the VCI. The College is affiliated to the Pondicherry University.

B.V.Sc. & A.H.
degree programme of study is an annual system of education spread over 5 ½ complete professional years including a compulsory internship of one year undertaken after the successful completion of all credits as prescribed in the syllabus. The education curriculum is challenging and enterprising with six-day working week. The institute imparts quality and high standards of Veterinary education.
 

Eligibility for admission

A pass in higher secondary or equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in Biology/Botany & Zoology, Physics and Chemistry (40% for OBC/MBC/BCM/EBC/BT/SC/ST) and NEET 2020 qualified (Only for SS(National) & NRI candidates and not for Foreign National candidates).
 
Age Limit
The lower age limit is 17 years as on Dec. 31 during the year of admission and the upper age limit is 25 years as on Dec. 31 during the year of admission. The upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years for OBC/MBC/BCM/EBC/BT/SC/ST.
 
Disability
A candidate shall not be allowed for admission to B.V.Sc. & A.H degree, if he/she suffers disabilities in Physical Fitness as mentioned in the Veterinary Council of India Regulation, 2016 and listed below: (a) Disability of total body including disability of the chest/spine more than 50% (b) Disability of lower limb more than 50% (c) Disability of upper limb (d) Visually handicapped candidates and those with hearing disability (e) Candidates with progressive diseases like myopathies etc. (f) Disabilities which otherwise would interfere in the performance of the duties of a veterinarian   The disability should be certified by a duly constituted and authorized Medical Board comprising of at least three specialists out of which two should be of the specialty concerned and the candidate has to present himself/herself before the Medical Board. The last valid Disability Certificate of the candidate from a Medical Board should not be more than three months old from the date of submitting his/her certificate as a disabled candidate.    
 

Intake for B.V.Sc. & A.H. : 2020-21

 
The total sanctioned intake for B.V.Sc. & A.H. degree programme for the academic year 2020-21 is 80. The allocation of number of seats to the various categories and the selection procedure are given below.
 
CategoryNo. of SeatsSelection bySelection based on
1.Government Quota (Domicils of UT of Puducherry) 30 Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC), Govt. of Puducherry Qualifying Exam Marks
2. Self-supporting (Domicils of UT of Puducherry) 10 Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research (RIVER) Qualifying Exam Marks
3. Self-supporting (National) 17 RIVER, Puducherry NEET Score
4. NRI Candidates / Wards of NRI parents 4 RIVER, Puducherry NEET Score
5. Foreign Nationals 2 RIVER, Puducherry Qualifying Exam Marks
6. All India Quota - VCI (15%) 12 Veterinary Council of India, New Delhi NEET Score
7. Candidates from Goa 5 Govt. of Goa NEET Score
TOTAL 80    
 

Admission Procedure

 

1. Government Quota (Domicils of UT of Puducherry)
 
There are 30 seats available for the candidates belonging to Union Territory of Puducherry seeking admission under this category to the first year B.V.Sc. & A.H. degree course offered by this Institute.

For more details about U.T. of Puducherry Residence - See Page 21,22,35,36,37 of CENTAC General Information Brochure 2020-21 Volume I


=> Selection of candidates under this category is by Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC), Govt. of Puducherry.
=> Candidates shall apply online to the Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC) at https://www.centacpuducherry.in
=> After obtaining the Provisional allotment order from CENTAC, the candidates should report at RIVER, Puducherry for admission before the date specified in the allotment order.
 
=> Selection of candidates under this category is from the merit list drawn based on the marks obtained in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology in the qualifying examination.
=> The usual reservation policy as prescribed by the Government of Puducherry will be followed for allocation of seats under this category.

 

Documents to be Produced at the time of Admission

1. Original CENTAC Provisional Allotment Order
2. Birth Certificate / Proof of Date of Birth (Class 10 Mark Statement)
3. Higher Secondary (10+2) or Equivalent Examination Mark Sheet
4. Transfer Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied
5. Conduct Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied
6. Migration Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied, if any
7. Nationality Certificate
8. Residence Certificate
9. Community Certificate, if applicable
10. Medical Fitness Certificate
11. Recent Passport size colour Photos (2 nos.)
12. Aadhar Card (Photocopy)
13. Regional Reservation Certificate,if applicable
14. Horizontal reservation (FF/PWD/ESM/MSP) certificate, if applicable


2. Self-Supporting (Domicils of UT of Puducherry)

There are 10 seats available for the candidates belonging to Union Territory of Puducherry seeking admission under this category to the first year B.V.Sc. & A.H. degree course offered by this Institute.
 
For more details about U.T. of Puducherry Residence - See Page 21,22,35,36,37 of CENTAC General Information Brochure 2020-21 Volume I


=> Selection of candidates under this category is by RIVER, Puducherry
=> Last date for applying CLOSED on 30.09.2020
=> Selection of candidates under this category is from the merit list drawn based on the marks obtained in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology in the qualifying examination.
=> The usual reservation policy as prescribed by the Government of Puducherry will be followed for the allocation of seats under this category.  
Note:
If any seat falls vacant under this category, the same will be filled from the merit list of Self-Supporting (National) category with the fees applicable to Self-Supporting (National) candidates

 

Documents to be Produced at the time of Admission

1. Birth Certificate / Proof of Date of Birth (Class 10 Mark Statement)
2. Higher Secondary (10+2) or Equivalent Examination Mark Sheet
3. Transfer Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied
4. Conduct Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied
5. Migration Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied, if any
6. Nationality Certificate
7. Residence Certificate
8. Community Certificate, if applicable
9. Medical Fitness Certificate
10. Recent Passport size colour Photos (2 nos.)
11. Aadhar Card (Photocopy)
12. Regional Reservation Certificate, if applicable
13. Horizontal reservation (FF/PWD/ESM/MSP) certificate, if applicable


3. Self-Supporting (National)
 
There are 17 seats available for Indian citizens residing in any part of India seeking admission under this category to the first year B.V.Sc. & A.H. degree course offered by this Institute.
 
=> Selection of candidates under this category is by RIVER, Puducherry
=> Last date for applying CLOSED on 30.09.2020
=> Selection of candidates under this category is from the merit list drawn based on the NEET score.
=> The reservation policy as prescribed by the Government of India(GEN-50%, OBC-27.5%, SC-15%, ST-7.5%) will be followed in the allocatio of 12 seats belonging to this category
Note:
If any seat falls vacant under this category, the same will be filled from the merit list of NRI candidates.

 

Documents to be Produced at the time of Admission

1. Birth Certificate / Proof of Date of Birth (Class 10 Mark Statement)
2. Higher Secondary (10+2) or Equivalent Examination Mark Sheet
3. Transfer Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied
4. Conduct Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied
5. Migration Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied, if any
6. Nationality Certificate
7. Residence Certificate
8. Community Certificate, if applicable
9. Medical Fitness Certificate
10. Recent Passport size colour Photos (2 nos.)
11. Aadhar Card (Photocopy)
12. NEET 2020 Score Sheet


4. NRI Candidates
 
There are 4 seats available for the NRI candidates or wards of NRI parents seeking admission under this category to the first year B.V.Sc. & A.H. degree course offered by this Institute.
 
=> Selection of candidates under this category is by RIVER, Puducherry
=> Last date for applying CLOSED on 30.09.2020
=> Selection of candidates under this category is from the merit list drawn based on the NEET score.
 
Note:
If any seat falls vacant under this category, the same will be filled from the merit list of Self-supporting (National) category candidates.

 

Documents to be Produced at the time of Admission

1. Birth Certificate / Proof of Date of Birth
2. Higher Secondary (10+2) or Equivalent Examination Mark Sheet
3. Transfer Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied
4. Conduct Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied
5. Migration Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied, if any
6. Nationality Certificate
7. Residence Certificate
8. Medical Fitness Certificate
9. Recent Passport size colour Photos (2 nos.)
10. Aadhar Card (Photocopy)
11.NEET-2020 Score Sheet
12.NRI Status Certificate of the NRI Parent issued by the Indian Embassy - - NRI Status Certificate Format
13. NRI/NRE Bank Account Pass Book/Account Statement of the NRI Parent (First page of the pass book and transaction for last three months)
14. Copy of Valid Visa/OCI/PR status and Passport of the NRI Parent
15. Undertaking by the NRI Parent in the form of an Affidavit - - Undertaking Format


5. Foreign National Candidates
 
There are 2 seats available for the Foreign National candidates seeking admission under this category to the first year B.V.Sc. & A.H. degree course offered by this Institute.
 
=> Selection of candidates under this category is by RIVER, Puducherry
=> Last date for applying CLOSED on 30.09.2020
=> Selection of candidates under this category is from the merit list drawn based on the marks obtained in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology in the qualifying examination.
 
Note:
If any seat falls vacant under this category, the same will be filled from the merit list of NRI candidates. If candidates are not available under NRI merit list, then the vacant seats will be filled from the merit list of Self-supporting (National) category candidates.

 

Documents to be Produced at the time of Admission

1. Birth Certificate / Proof of Date of Birth (Class 10 Mark Statement)
2. Higher Secondary (10+2) or Equivalent Examination Mark Sheet
3. Transfer Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied
4. Conduct Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied
5. Migration Certificate, issued by the Head of the Institution last studied, if any
6. Nationality Certificate (Copy of Valid International Passport
7. Medical Fitness Certificate
8. Recent Passport size colour Photos (2 nos.)
9.Equivalent Certificate issued by Association of Indian Universities, if the qualifying exam is completed in accredited foreign Boards/Universities
10. Valid International Passport with Visa


6. All India Quota (Veterinary Council of India - 15%)
 
There are 12 seats available for the candidates seeking admission under this category to the first year B.V.Sc. & A.H. degree course offered by this Institute.
 
Selection of candidates under this category is by Veterinary Council of India, New Delhi.
Candidates shall apply online to the Veterinary Council of India, New Delhi at http://aipvt.vci.nic.in/
Selection of candidates under this category is based on the NEET score.
After obtaining the Provisional allotment order from VCI, New Delhi, the candidate should report at RIVER, Puducherry for admission before the date specified in the allotment order.


For more on admission through Veterinary Council of India, New Delhi Click here  

 

7. Candidates from Goa
 
There are 5 seats available for the candidates belonging to Goa seeking admission under this category to the first year B.V.Sc. & A.H. degree course offered by this Institute.
 
Selection of candidates under this category will be done by Directorate of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Government of Goa.
Candidates shall apply to the Directorate of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Government of Goa.
Selected candidates should report to RIVER, Puducherry for admission.
 
Candidates of Goa willing to get admission under this category may contact Directorate of Animal & Veterinary Services, Pashusamvardhan Bhavan, Patto, Panaji, Goa
Phone: 0832 – 2437245,  Email: dir-ahvs.goa@nic.in

 




Fee Structure for B.V.Sc. & A.H.-Admission to the Year 2020-21

 

 B.V.Sc. & A.H.
Category

I year

(1 year)

II Year

(1 year)

III Year

(1 year)

IV Year

(1.5 years)

 V Year

(1 year)

  (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.)
1. Admission fee* 3,000        
2. Tuition fee***          
a. Govt. Quota (UT-PY) - 30 seats  25,000  25,000  25,000  37,500  25,000
b. Self-supporting (UT-PY) - 10 seats  1,25,000  1,25,000  1,25,000  1,37,500  1,25,000
c. Self-supporting (National) - 17 seats  5,75,000  5,75,000  5,75,000  5,87,500  5,75,000
d. NRI - 4 seats  5,75,000  5,75,000  5,75,000  5,87,500  5,75,000
e. Foreign Nationals - 2 seats  5,75,000  5,75,000  5,75,000  5,87,500  5,75,000
f. All India Quota (VCI - 15%) - 12 seats  43,000  43,000  43,000  55,500  43,000
g. Students from Goa - 5 seats  5,75,000  5,75,000  5,75,000  5,87,500  5,75,000
3. Special fee*** (Lab,Comp,Library) 11140 11140 11140 16710 11140
4. Exam fee (int)*** 500 500 500 750 500
5. Educational visit fee*** 500 500 500 750 500
6. Student welfare fee*** 1000 1000 1000 1500 1000
7. Sports fee*** 550 550 550 825 550
8. Insurance fee*** 200 200 200 300 200
9. Id card fee* 250        
10. Co-op Member Fee* 110        
11. Student Council Fee* 500 500 500 500 500
12. Magazine Fee*** 250 250 250 250 250
13. Caution Deposit** 3000        
GRAND TOTAL          

a. Govt. Quota (UT-PY)

46,000

39,640

39,640

59,085

39,640

b. Self-supporting (UT-PY)

1,46,000

1,39,640

1,39,640

1,59,085

1,39,640

c. Self-supporting (National)

5,96,000

5,89,640

5,89,640

6,09.085

5,89,640

d. NRI

5,96,000

5,89,640

5,89,640

6,09,085

5,89,640

e. Foreign Nationals

5,96,000

5,89,640

5,89,640

6,09,085

5,89,640

f. All India Quota (VCI - 15%)

64,000

57,640

57,640

77,085

57,640

g. Students from Goa

5,96,000

5,89,640

5,89,640

6,09,085

5,89,640

For each extended year of study, the fee applicable to that year of study needs to be paid.

*One-time-Non-refundable; **One-time-Refundable; ***Annual-Non-refundable



In addition to the total fee, an amount of Rs.540 (or) Rs.890 towards recognition fee, matriculation fee, sports fee, registration fee and University Development fund as specified by the Pondicherry University may be paid as one time fee by all the candidates. Further, examination fee as specified by the Pondicherry University may be paid at the time of every annual examination.



The total fee is to be paid as a single instalment for each year of the course. If under any circumstances, the student happens to continue studies at RIVER exceeding the prescribed course duration of 5 ½ years, he/she shall pay the total fee applicable to that year of study till he/she completes the course (subject to a maximum of 9 years from the Date of Registration). Tuition Fee payment [for SS(N), NRI & FN candidates] shall be only through Electronic /Wire Transfer to the Bank account of the Institute throughout the period of study. (Account holder name: RAGACOVAS; Name of the Bank: Bank of Baroda, RAGACOVAS branch, Puducherry; Account No: 680901010002210; IFSC code: BARB0VJRAJI; MICR code: 605029003; Swift code: VIJBINBBEGM) 

 


Hostel Fees

 

Separate hostels are available for boys and girls



ItemRs.
1. Annual fee (non-refundable)  
Hostel Rent per annum – Type 1 (or) Type 2 7,000 or 10,000
2. One time fee payable at the time of admission (non-refundable)  
Hostel Admission fee 500
Hostel inmate welfare fund 500
3. One time fee payable at the time of admission (refundable after adjustment, if any, at the time of vacating the hostel)  
Hostel Caution Deposit 1000
Mess deposit (to be paid to the Warden of the Hostel towards boarding Security) 1000
TOTAL 16,000 or 19,000

Note:If a student discontinues the course completely, only the hostel caution deposit and mess deposit will be refunded, after adjustment, if any.


 

Refund of fee paid policy for Under Graduate Students

 

In the event of an admitted student leaving the course, the following refund of fee policy will be followed.


SituationRefund Policy
1. On request received 15 days before the specified date of closure of admission (or)
On request received within 15 days before the specified date of closure of admission and if the seat fallen vacant could be filled
Total fee less the admission fee will be refunded (for all categories)
2. On request received within 15 days before the specified date of closure of admission and if the seat remains vacant (or)
Discontinuance of course any time after the commencement of the course of study (after the closure of admission)
Total fee paid for that academic year will not be refunded. Further, the tuition fee for the remaining years of study has to be paid for discontinuing the course and receipt of all original certificates (for all categories