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West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Science, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal



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West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Science, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal
Address:68, Kshudiram Bose Sarani Belgachia,
Kolkata (Calcutta) (District Kolkata (Calcutta))
West Bengal, India
Pin Code : 700037


West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Science, Kolkata (Calcutta) West Bengal is a University recognised by UGC.
West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Science, Kolkata (Calcutta) West Bengal is situated in Kolkata (Calcutta) of West Bengal state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Kolkata (Calcutta) comes under Kolkata (Calcutta) Tehsil, Kolkata (Calcutta) District.

Fax # of West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Science, Kolkata (Calcutta) West Bengal is 033-25571986, 25563123.

email ID(s) is West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Science Kolkata (Calcutta) West Bengal

Website of West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Science, Kolkata (Calcutta) West Bengal is http://wbuafscl.ac.in/.

Vice Chancellor : Prof. A.K. Bandyopadhyay, Tel: 033 25563450(O)26801754(R).

Registrar : Dr. D.N. Jana, Tel: 033 25563123(O)24430176(R).


Contact Details of West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Science, Kolkata (Calcutta) West Bengal are : Telephone: +91-33-25569234, 5565021, 25563123


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Profile of West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Science


Campus
WBUAFS having three campases .The main campus is situated in the heart of the metropolitan


city of Kolkata at Belgachia and has two components. The head quarter is situated at 68 K. B. Sarani and the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is accomodated in 37 K.B. Sarani in a land of 25 Acres. This campus is close to Belgachia Metro Railway Station and within the norther part of the city.

Chakgaria campus is situated at the south east part of the city of greater kolkata and accomodate the Faculty of Fisher Science. It is well connected by the by-pass road and garia rail station.

In the district of Nadia, this university has another campus at Mohanpur and accomodates the Dairy Technology faculty and some part of the faculty of verterinary science. This campus is close to Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalya (State Agricultural University). It is connected through N.H.-34 and the Kachrapara Railway Station.


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History
The West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences was established on January 2. 1995 by a Legislative Act (West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Science Act-VI,1995). Prior to this, Veterinary education in the State was imparted by Bengal Veterinary College, a premier Institution of the country which was established in the year 1893. It was the second oldest veterinary college in the country and the College was expanded, enriched and functioned under the University of Calcutta until 1974. In 1974, the College was merged with Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya situated at Mohanpur, district Nadia, as Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.
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Accomodation
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Introduction
The West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences was established on January 2. 1995 by a Legislative Act (West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Science Act-VI,1995). Prior to this, Veterinary education in the State was imparted by Bengal Veterinary College, a premier Institution of the country which was established in the year 1893. It was the second oldest veterinary college in the country and the College was expanded, enriched and functioned under the University of Calcutta until 1974. In 1974, the College was merged with Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya situated at Mohanpur, district Nadia, as Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.

A Legislative Act established the West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences on 2nd January 1995 at Kolkata. It consists of the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Science. Previously, the Bengal Veterinary College conducted the Veterinary education of the state, which was established in 1893. This was the second oldest veterinary college in the country, which functioned under the Calcutta University till 1974. In 1974 the College was combined with the Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, which is situated at Mohanpur in Nadia district. Under the Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences was organized.

During the centenary celebrations of the Bengal Veterinary College in 1993, a decision was taken to establish an independent Veterinary and Animal Sciences University to fulfill the growing needs of education and research in this field. Accordingly a committee was constituted by the Government of West Bengal and as per the proposals of the committee the West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences was established in 1995. Shri Jyoti Basu inaugurated it, the then Hon`ble Chief Minister of West Bengal on 31st May 1995.

West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences (Calcutta) The Faculty of West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences , Kolkata deals with the following subjects, Veterinary Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Veterinary Physiology, Veterinary Biochemistry, Veterinary Pathology Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Phraseology, Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Veterinary Gynecology and obstetrics Veterinary Medicine, Ethics and Jurisprudence, Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Veterinary Public Health, Animal Production and Management, Animal Nutrition, Animal Genetics and Breeding, Animal Products Technology and Marketing and also Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension.

The objective of the West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences , Kolkata is to disseminate knowledge in various branches of Veterinary and Animal Sciences along with Dairy Technology and Fishery Sciences. It also aims to improve animal and fish production.
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About University
Established on January 2, 1995 under the West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences Act-VI, 1995, the West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences was set up with high-held commitments to emphasize upon Education, Research and Extension in the fields of Veterinary & Animal Science, Dairy Technology and Fishery sciences, and also to serve the needs of the farming community. Prior to the insfrastructural set up of this University, one of the most premier institutes - Bengal Veterinary College, shoulderd the responsibility of imparting education knowledge related to veterinary education for the State. And with the legacy o this century old institute, the new University started functioning around the year 1995. The University is one of the recognized institutes as the UGC act, and is also a member of the AIU.

West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences was started with the aim of promoting education, training and conducting research in veterinary, animal, dairy and fishery sciences. It caters to the needs of the farming community in the State of West Bengal.

Other Info:
WBU of Animal & Fishery Sciences has come up with a number of Research programs and planning to establish Regional Research and Extension Centers in various Agro-Ecological Zones of the State. Presently, the University is structured into 3 faculties and one Directorate of Research, Extension and Farms.
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Profile of University
West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences was established in 1995. With its headquarters at Kolkata, the university has two campuses in Nadia District.

This State University promotes education, research and extension in the field of veterinary and animal science, dairy technology and fishery sciences. Courses are offered in the faculties of veterinary and animal sciences, dairy technology and fishery sciences. The university has established extension centers at various places.

The West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences has been established with the view of enhancing education and research in the fields of Fishery Science, diary Technology, Veterinary and Animal Science. The university is undertaking research with the aim of solving various problems relating to livestock and fish production in the respective ecological zones in West Bengal.

One of the main purposes of the research undertaken by the West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences is facilitating the rural people with new ways of cultivating fish and dairy production.

The West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences was established in the year 1955, on the 2nd of January, through West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences Act-VI.

Contact Details
West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences

Address : 68 Kshudiram Bose Sarani Kolkata, West Bengal, Pin Code: 700 037

Telephone : +91-33-5565021

Fax : +91-33-5571986

Emai : wbuafs@wb.nic.in
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Educational Streams
The university conducts Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral courses in variety of agriculture related disciplines. The University has been undertaking various need based research programs to solve the regional problems for enhancing livestock and fish production in the state. The Directorates of Research, Extension and Farms of the University are responsible for organizing the research, extension and farm activities. It has also established a rural extension center and district extension center that organizes extension programmes for research in adaptable technologies.

The University accepts admission of applicants for its Dairy Technology courses through West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE). For taking admission at the University students need to keep a watch over the national newspapers in the month of July and August especially for the undergraduate courses. For admission to the post graduate courses the months of October and November are important. Admissions are conducted on the merit basis performance of the students in the entrance test and the qualifying examination. The reservation policy exists for different reserved categories like SC, ST and OBC as per the norms of the Government of India.

Facilities
The university provides hostel facility for accommodating the students from outside the city. Students can participate in indoor and outdoor sports activities. The University has also facilitated a central library which is well-equipped with all modern facilities and resources in the form of books, print journals (National and international), online journals, CD-ROMs, standards, theses, reports etc. The placement cell at the University takes care of campus placements of the graduate and post-graduate students.

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Faculties
Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
* Veterinary Anatomy & Histology
* Veterinary Biochemistry
* Veterinary Physiology
* Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology
* Animal Products Technology amd Management
* Veterinary Pathology
* Veterinary Epidemy and Preventive Medicine
* Veterinary Microbiology
* Veterinary Parasitology
* Veterinary surgery and Radiology
* Veterinary Medicine Ethics and Jurisprudence
* Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics
* Veterinary Public Health
* Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Extension Education

Faculty of Dairy Technology
* Dairy Microbiology
* Dairy Engineering
* Dairy Chemistry
* Dairy Technology

Faculty of Fishery Sciences
* Aquaculture Fishery Biology and Resource Management
* Fishery Pathology and Microbiology
* Fisheries Environment
* Fish Processing Technology
* Fishery Engineering
* Fishery Economics & Statistics
* Fishery Extension
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Departments
The students who are interested to enroll in a course from this university can take a look at the following list to have an idea of the courses offered by the university. The Departments in West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences are as follows
* Department of Animal Genetics Breeding.

* Department of Animal Nutrition.

* Departmen of Animal Product Technology and Marketing.

* Department of Physiology and Biochemistry.

* Department of Veterinary Anatomy.

* Department of Veterinary Animal Production and Management.

* Department of Veterinary Clinics.

* Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics.

* Department of Veterianry Medicine and Public Health.

* Department of Veterinary Microbiology.

* Department of Veterinary Parasitology.

* Department of Veterinary Pathology.

* Department of Veterinary Pharmacology.

* Department of Veterinary Surgery nad Radiology.

* Department of Dairy Technology.

* Department of Fisheries Science.

* Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences

* Department of Dairy Technology.

The West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences also has accommodation facilities for the students from outside the city. The students can also take part in indoor and outdoor sports activities if they want to take a break form their study routine.

The Courses at West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences include B.Tech, M.Tech, B.V.Sc, M.V.Sc, B.F.Sc and M.F.Sc degrees along with Doctorate programmes. Admission process continues for the months of July to August and is done based on merit of the students.

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