Department of Veterinary Medicine

Department of Veterinary Medicine

About


The department is as old as the college itself and had been running undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Since 1960 till date more than 50 students were awarded M.V.Sc, 02 PhD degrees and 12 P.G Diploma. The department is actively engaged in teaching of veterinary medicine courses as per VCI curriculum in U.G. program, P.G. and PhD as per ICAR. In the research sphere the department had been carrying on work on skin diseases of livestock and pets, metabolic and deficiency diseases, haemoprotozoan diseases of both livestock and pets, Degnala disease, Renal and Cardiac disease of canine and Haemonchosis and Mastitis in Small Ruminants and Cattle, respectively. Department is also active in different services of veterinary clinical complex.More than 1100 cases per months are being seen in the OPD of Veterinary Medicine. The faculty members of the department are actively engaged in care and management of health of animals of Livestock Farm Complex of the college.As extension activity department is playing an important role in outreach activities like vaccination camps, animal health camps, farmer’s awareness camps etc. in rural areas. Department of Veterinary Medicine is also playing active role in various training programs organized by University/ Bihar Veterinary College for Veterinary officers, farmers and wildlife veterinarians etc.
Department is blessed to have the services of following stalwarts in the past: Dr. H. R. Kapur, Dr. R.R. Sinha, Dr. S. Ahluwalia, Dr. K.S. Sankaran, Dr. V.Srinivasan, Dr. M.M.Singh, Dr. S.S. Mishra, Dr. R.P. Sinha, Dr. B.B. Verma, Dr. P.G. Malkani, Dr. N.N. Pandey, Dr. A. K. Sinha, Dr. B. N. Sahay, Dr. L.N. Sahay, Dr. B.M. Prasad, Dr. B. P. Sinha, Dr. V. K. Sinha, Dr. B. P. Singh, Dr. K. P. Mallick, Dr. S. P. Verma and Dr. R.P.Gupta.

Mandate


  • To impart quality graduate and post graduate teaching and research.
  • To conduct need based researches in the field of Veterinary Medicine.
  • To improving animal health through better diagnostic, therapeutic and control measures for diseases. 
  • To disseminate knowledge to animal health specialists and dairy farmers at the field level.

Facilities


  • Conference Room
  • Clinical Medicine Lab
  • Preventive Medicine Lab
  • Critical Care Unit
  • Fluid therapy ward
  • OPD
  • Indoor
  • USG
  • ECG
  • PCR
  • Vital monitor
  • Laser therapy
  • Ophthalmoscopy
  • Otoscopy
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Endoscopy
  • Radiant warmer
  • Radiant Warmer

Academic Activities


U.G. Courses (As per VCI)

4th Professional Year (Theory)         Credit Hrs. 4+1  

Sl. No.

Course No.

Units

1.

4th Professional Year

Unit 1: General
Unit2:System Diseases
Unit3: Metabolic and Deficiency Disorders
Unit 4: Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine
Unit 5: Bacterial, Fungal and Rickettsial Diseases
Unit 6: Viral and Parasitic Diseases
Unit 7: Jurisprudence, Ethics and Animal Welfare

4th Professional Year (Practical)      

Sl. No.

Course No.

Units

2.

4th Professional Year

Unit 1: General
Unit 2: System Diseases
Unit 3: Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine
Unit 4: Bacterial, Fungal and Rickettsial Diseases
Unit 5: Viral and Parasitic Diseases

M.V.Sc. Courses (As per ICAR)

Course No.

Course Title

Credits Hrs.

VCM 601Ruminant Clinical Medicine -I

2+0

VCM 602Ruminant Clinical Medicine -II

2+0

VCM 603Equine Clinical Medicine

2+0

VCM 604Canine And Feline Clinical Medicine

2+0

VCM 605Swine Clinical Medicine

1+0

VCM 606Avian Medicine

1+0

VCM 607Zoo, Wild & Laboratory Animal Medicine

2+0

VCM 608Clinical Diseases of Animal Species* of Regional Importance

1+0

VCM 609Production Diseases

2+0

VCM 610Diseases of Animals Caused by Toxicants

1+0

VCM 611Veterinary Forensic Medicine

1+1

VCM 612Clinical Diagnostic Techniques

0+2

VCM 613Veterinary Emergency Medicine

0+2

VCM 614Clinical Practice I

0+3

VCM 615Clinical Practice II

0+3

VCM 691Master’s Seminar

1+0

VCM 699MASTER’S RESEARCH

20

PhD Courses (As per ICAR)

Course No.

Course Title

Credits Hrs.

VCM 701Advance in Gastroentrology

2+0

VCM 702Advance in Cardiopulmonary Medicine

2+0

VCM 703Advance in Neurological and Urological Disorders

2+0

VCM 704Advance in Endocrine and Dermatological Disorders

2+0

VCM 705Advance in Production Diseases

2+0

VCM 706Advance in Paediatrics and Geriatrics

1+0

VCM 707Advance in Veterinary Diagnostics

1+2

VCM 708Advance in Veterinary Therapeutics

1+2

VCM 709Advance Clinical Practice I

0+2

VCM 710Advance Clinical Practice II

0+2

VCM 711Advance Clinical Practice III

0+2

VCM 790Special Problem

0+2

VCM 791Doctoral Seminar I

1+0

VCM 792Doctoral Seminar II

1+0

VCM 799Doctoral Research

45

Research Activities


Completed Research Projects:

 

Sl. No

Title of the project

Duration

Funding agency

PI/CoPIs

1.

Prevalence of gastroentritits in dogs with special reference to etiology, hematological changes and its therapeutic management in and around Patna2013-15Bihar Agricultural University,Sabour BhagalpurPI-Dr. Bipin Kumar
CoPIs: Dr Ranveer Kr Sinha
Dr. A.K.Das

2.

Incidence of intestinal helminth parasites in goat and their therapeutic management2013-15Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour BhagalpurPI-Dr. A.K.Das
CoPIs-Dr. Bipin Kumar,
Dr. Ranveer Kr Sinha

3.

Serum metabolic profiling during transition period in cross breed dairy cattle and their association with milk production2013-15Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour BhagalpurCoPI-Dr. Bipin Kumar

4.

Evaluation of anthelmintic properties of ethnoveterinary plant preparations used as livestock dewormer2013-15Bihar agricultural university, Sabour BhagalpurCoPI-Dr. A.K.DAS

5.

Evaluation of blood biochemical profile in different parasitic infection in ruminants2013-15Bihar agricultural university, Sabour BhagalpurCoPI-Dr. A.K.Das

6.

Formulation of area specific mineral mixture based on soil plant animal continuum in Bihar2011-15ICAR,RCERCoPIs-Dr. Bipin Kumar

7.

Epidemiological study of various animal diseases ADMASCoPIs-Dr. Bipin Kumar

8.

Herbo mineral acaricide formulation  development2011IVRICoPIs-Dr. Bipin Kumar

9.

Serological Epidemiology of major viral pathogen of caprine in Bihar2013-14ICAR-RCER,
Patna
CoPIs-Dr. Pallav Shekhar

10.

Radiographic and Sonographic Evaluation of Cardiac, hepatic and urogenital diseases of canine2018BASU, PatnaPI-Dr. Pallav Shekhar

 

Ongoing Research Projects:

Sl. No

Title of the projectYear of StartFunding agencyPI/CoPIs

1.

External Project-
Experiential Learning -Critical Care Unit

2013

ICAR

PI-Dr. Pallav Shekhar

2.

External Project-
Strengthening and Upgradation of TVCC as a Experiential Learning Unit for Pet Animals

2014

ICAR

CoPI- Dr. Pallav Shekhar

3.

External Project-
All India Coordinated Research Project  on Animal Disease Monitoring And Surveillance 

2016

ICAR

CoPI- Dr. Pallav Shekhar

4.

Institutional Project-
Formulation and Evaluation of area specific mineral mixture on the performance of dairy cattle and buffaloes

2018

BASU, Patna

CoPI- Dr. Pallav Shekhar

5.

Evaluation of proliferative and apoptotic marker in canine mammary tumour for diagnosis and prognosis

2018

BASU, Patna

CoPI- Dr. Pallav Shekhar

Faculty Members


S. NoNameMobile No.Email IDMore
1.Dr. Pallav Shekhar9431060262[email protected]More..
2.Dr. Bipin Kumar9931758328[email protected]More..
3.Dr. Arvind Kumar Das9430418195[email protected]More..
4.Dr. Ranveer Kumar Sinha8987384101[email protected]More..

Supporting Staff


S. NoNameDesignationMobile No.
1Sri. Rajesh SinghCompounder8862871593
2Sri. Mani ChandLab Attendant9835010825
2Sri. Kameshwar PrasadLab Attendant6205421022
2Md. KaiserLab Attendant9386652052
2Sri. Bounu PaswanLab Attendant8406862341

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Contact Details


Dr. Arvind Kumar Das

Assistant Professor & Head
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Bihar Veterinary College, Patna – 14 (Bihar, India)
Contact No.: +91 7667949070
Email ID.: [email protected]