Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
Established February 2, 2006
Type Public, coeducational
Chancellor President Mohammad Zillur Rahman
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. A S Mahfuzul Bari, DVM, PhD
Dean Prof. Dr. Abdul Matin Pradhan
Academic staff 3
Students 336
Postgraduates Pahartali
Location Khulsi, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Campus Urban
Nickname CVASU

Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) is a public university in Bangladesh. It is located at Khulshi, Chittagong. The chancellor of the university is president Zillur Rahman.

The fifth Annual Scientific Conference of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University was held in 2007.[1]



Chittagong Government Veterinary College (CGVC) was upgraded to Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University on February 2, 2006; it consists of one faculty with 300 students providing theoretical, off-campus work-based learning and excellent scientific and technological education. It is the first university in Bangladesh of this type.

It was established as Chittagong Government Veterinary College in 1995 under the affiliation of the University of Chittagong.

Degrees offered

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.): five years including a one-year internship (off-campus work-based learning). The D.V.M. course consists of 25% animal production, 10% social science courses and the remaining is for veterinary disciplines.
  • Master of Science (M.S.)[2]: three semesters (each semester is six months) but must be completed within five semesters


To be the premier university in the field of Veterinary, Animal, Fisheries and Food Sciences in Bangladesh.


  • To develop its distinctive national role as the Bangladesh's first veterinary university in the field of Education, Research and Development.
  • To develop a center of excellence in undergraduate, postgraduate and teaching and in research.
  • Working towards the change of society and facilitate scientific interaction among the national and international scientific community.
  • To provide training, referral, specialist and advisory supports for the public, industry, veterinary profession, scientific community and the Government.


  • Anatomy & Histology
  • Animal Science & Nutrition
  • Basic and Social Sciences
  • Dairy & Poultry Science
  • Genetics & Breeding
  • Medicine & Surgery
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology & Parasitology
  • Physiology, Pharmacology & Biochemistry


The undergraduate study programme, with a compulsory 40-week internship in different placements which was inaugurated by this university, is a major breakthrough in the veterinary education policy in Bangladesh, which has proven its functionality and has been accepted by other institutions.


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