Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Science)

The Diploma in Agriculture (Intermediate in Science in Agriculture) major in an Animal Science course is of 3 years duration. First-year covers basic sciences, math’s and languages which provide a base for the study in subsequent years and also provide the base for bachelor level study in a related field. Second-year courses are of the mixed type which covers common agriculture-related courses such as Extension and Community development, Elementary Statistics and basic Computer Sciences, Agribusiness Management and Marketing, Aquaculture, Introductory Plant Science and some specialized courses of animal sciences such as Animal Nutrition and Fodder Production, Sheep and Goat Production, Animal Health I (clinical medicine) and Animal Housing and Environmental Sciences. Third-year courses are totally related to animal husbandry and veterinary sciences which include Animal Health II (preventive veterinary medicine), Commercial Dairy Farming, Dairy and Animal Product Technology, Commercial Poultry Production, Veterinary Laboratory Techniques, Equine, Rabbit and Pets, Veterinary Clinical Practice, and Work Experience Program (WEP).

  • To provide technical knowledge and skills in different aspects of agriculture, horticulture, and plant protection with community development and entrepreneurship.
  • To produce quality human resources to provide technical and managerial services in the public and private agriculture sector
  • To develop competency in agriculture-related enterprises
  • To provide extensive field-based experiences to meet specific and growing needs of different agriculture and horticulture stakeholders.

Entry Eligibility: SEE pass (Must obtain C Grade in any two subjects among English, Mathematics, Science & D+ Grade in any one) or equivalent.

Admission Criteria: On the basis of the merit list in the entrance examination administered by CTEVT (allotment of quotas will be as per the CTEVT rule)

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3 Years Full Time Course

Course Structure

FIRST YEAR
  • English
  • Nepali
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
SECOND YEAR
  • Extension and Community Development
  • Agribusiness Management and Cooperative
  • Aquaculture and Fisheries
  • Statistics and Computer Application
  • Introductory Plant Science
  • Animal Nutrition and Fodder Production
  • Animal Housing and Environmental Science
  • Animal Health I
  • Sheep, Goat and Swine Production
THIRD YEAR
  • Commercial Dairy Farming
  • Animal Health II
  • Dairy and Animal Product Technology
  • Poultry Entrepreneurship
  • Veterinary Laboratory Techniques
  • Animal Breeding and Artificial Insemination
  • Equine, Rabbit, and Pet Animals
  • Veterinary Clinic Practices
  • Work Experience Program