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What is the career path to become veteran?

i) Complete 10+2 in Science stream with PCB.

ii) Give NEET to get into Medical School.

iii)Take up Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc & AH).

What are the skills required to become Veterinarians?

Communication skills.

Scientific ability and knowledge.

Love for animals.

Empathy and patience.

Emotional control in pressurised situations.

What are the different courses available for Veterinary?

Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry

Sc. in Animal Genetics and Breeding

Sc. in Animal Production & Management

Sc. in Veterinary Surgery & RadiologyBV. Sc. in Veterinary Medicine, Public Health & Hygiene

Which course should one take in their 10+2 to pursue Veterinary?

Aspirants must take up Science stream in their 10+2.

What undergraduate qualification is required to become a Veterinarian?

In order to become a Veterinarian one must apply for a Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc & AH).

What is the eligibility for NEET ?

Eligibility criteria for the year 2020 are as follows:

i) The candidate must be born on or before 31st December 2003.

ii) Candidates must have Indian Nationality or must be NRI, PIO, or OCI.

iii) Candidates must secure minimum aggregate marks of 50% in their 10+2 with PCB as their compulsory subjects.

How many times can I appear for NEET ?

In total one can apply for NEET 3 times.

What is the maximum age limit for appearing for NEET?

There is no maximum age limit specified to appear for NEET.

What is the eligibility for NEET PG 2020 ?

i) Must have completed their MBBS from an institution recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI). 

ii) The candidate must have completed their one-year rotatory internship before 2020.

iii) The candidate must be registered by the Central/State Medical Registration Council.

I took Science in 10+2 but opted out Biology. Can I pursue Veterinary?

No, you cannot. One must have Physics, Chemistry and Biology as their compulsory subjects in 10+2 to take up Veterinary.

What are the various entrance exams for becoming a Veterinarian after 12th?

Until 2019 the most common entrance exams at UG level to pursue Veterinary was AIPVT. But from the year 2020 it will be replaced by NEET.

 

What is the syllabus for NEET ?

Questions in NEET will be based on the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology(Zoology and Botany).

What is the exam pattern for NEET 2020?

i) Duration - 3 hours.

ii) Pen and paper based.

iii) Total of 180 Questions.

iv) Total marks - 720.

v) There is negative marking. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

What are the selection criteria for NEET ?

NEET cutoff for 2020 is 50th for General category and 40th for SC/ST/OBC category.

Which are the top colleges to pursue Veterinary in India?

Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Uttar Pradesh.

College of Veterinary Sciences, Haryana.

Bombay Veterinary Science College, Mumbai.

Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Andhra Pradesh.

Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly.

What are the fees for NEET 2020?

Category

Fees(Rs.)

General

1500

OBS

1400

SC/ST

800


How much to Veterinarians earn?

The Salary of Veterinarians depends upon the kind of practice undertaken by them. Basic salary of a just graduated Veteran can be Rs.10,000-Rs.15,000 per month.

What are the different types of Veterinarians?

Companion animal veterinarians

Equine veterinarians

Food animal veterinarians

Food safety and inspection veterinarians

Research veterinarians

What are the different sectors Veterinarians can work in?

Veterinarians can take private practice and open up their own animal clinic.

Veterinarians can also find employment in sectors related to food and safety regulations, animal safety, disease control, etc.

Veterinarians can also help out in NGOs and institutions set up by the government for animal protection.

What is the job environment for Veterinarians?

i) Veterinarians dealing with food animals must travel between their offices and farms.

ii) Veterinarians treating animals outdoors may have to conduct surgeries in unsanitary situations. 

iii) Veterinarians responsible for food safety and regulations must pay regular visits to slaughterhouses, farms, and food-processing plants.

iv) The work environment can get emotionally stressful at times as they have to deal with injured or sick animals and console their worried owners too.

v) Treating injured animals or animals in pain can become difficult as they might bite or cause physical harm to the Veterinarian.