The Institute has established a fully air-conditioned library in the first floor of Block I. Currently the library has 5320 books and subscribes to 20 National and 22 International journals.
The library is equipped with three personal computers with internet facility. VET CDs and BEAST CDs are available for use by staff and students. Photocopying facilities are extended to staff and students on nominal payment basis.
A centralized computer facility is available in the administrative building of the Institute for the use of students and faculty. In addition, each department is provided with a personal computer. All computers are sharing a high-speed broadband Internet connection through NME-ICT Project of MHRD for Internet access. An amount of Rs.7 lakhs was sanctioned for networking under FIST Programme of DST 2011 under the head "networking and computational facilities". Hence campus wide OFC (Optical Fiber Cable) network with SDC (Structured Data Cabling) work interconnecting all the building in the Zone “A” campus was carried out through BSNL. At present the Department in Zone “A” campus of the Institute are able to utilize the high speed internet connectivity from BSNL which is provided under the NME-ICT project of MHRD.
The Computer Section caters to the training of B.V.Sc. & A.H. students and also to the computing requirements of the faculty, administration and engineering cell of the Institute. E-learning facility through CDs developed for the different courses by TANUVAS, Chennai under the NAIP Project is provided to the students. Statistical software for data analysis and GIS are also available. Necessary software for the various Departments are also developed here.
The college website has been designed and is being maintained by the computer section of the Institute.
Facilities for different sports are available at Campus-B of the Institute which include an Indoor Shuttle Badminton Court, Volley Ball Court with flood light, a Basket Ball Court with flood light, Table Tennis, Hand Ball. The Institute is developing 400mts Standard Track and a Cricket Pitch. The Institute is having a Multi-Gym with 8 Station and different Individual Fitness Equipments.
The Institute conducts the Annual Interclass Games and Sports Meet, Annual Athletic Meet. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research actively participates in the Inter-college Programs conducted by Pondicherry University. The Institute has won many prizes in the Inter-College participation. Every year around 4 to 5 students of RIVER represent Pondicherry University for the All-India Interuniversity Tournament/ South Zone University Tournament in various sports and games. The Institute is also actively participating in local Tournaments conducted by Various Sport Clubs and Institutions.