Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research 2013 Admissions :

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research,
Kurumbapet, Puducherry – 605 009.

Applications in the prescribed form are invited for admission to M.V.Sc. Degree Program in the following subjects for the Academic Year 2013 – 2014. The admission will be based on the marks obtained in PG Entrance Examination – PGEE 2013 conducted by Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research.

The Major Fields of Post – Graduate Program leading to M.V.Sc ( Master of Veterinary Science ) Degree is offered :

  • Livestock Products Technology ( LPT )
  • Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education ( VAE )
  • Veterinary Biochemistry ( VBC )
  • Veterinary Microbiology ( VMC )
  • Veterinary Pathology ( VPP )
  • Veterinary Surgery & Radiology ( VSR )
  • Veterinary Gynaecology & Obstetrics ( VGO )
  • Veterinary Medicine ( VMD )
  • Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology ( VPE )
  • Veterinary Parasitology ( VPA )
  • Livestock Production and Management ( LPM )

The duration of the course is two academic years, which includes one-year course work and one-year thesis work. The number of seats in each discipline are two ( one for Residents of Puducherry Union Territory and one for candidates from Other States and Union Territories ).

RAGACOVAS 2013 Eligibility for Admission :

Academic Qualifications : B.V.Sc & A.H Degree recognized by Veterinary Council of India with a minimum O.G.P.A of 6.0 in 10.0 point scale. ( 5.0 for SC / ST candidates ). In other grading systems OGPA / Marks will be appropriately proportioned with 10 point grading scale.

Age : Should not have completed 35 years as on 31st December, 2013 ( relaxable by 5 years for SC / ST candidates )

Criteria for Residents of Puducherry UT

A candidate is considered as Resident of Puducherry UT if he / she is an Indian National and satisfies at least one of the following criteria:

Those candidates or whose parents have been residing continuously in the Puducherry UT at least for 5 years as on the preceding date of submission of application.

Children of Central / State Government Servants / Defence Personnel / Central Paramilitary Forces/ Employees of Public Sector Undertakings / Autonomous Bodies wholly or substantially run either by the Central Government or by the Puducherry UT administration for at least a minimum period of one year to the last date of submission of application.

Children of natives of the Puducherry UT who have declared any place in Puducherry UT as their hometown and so certified by their respective Heads of Office. In such case, Nativity Certificate in the Prescribed Format has to be enclosed along with the Admission Application.

Children of Defence Personnel who were killed or disabled in action and children of Central Government Servants / Puducherry UT Government Servants/ Defence Personnel / Employees of Public Sector Undertakings as referred in Category (2) who died while in service in Puducherry.

French National residing in Puducherry UT and covered by the terms of the Treaty of Cession shall be treated on par with the candidates who produce the prescribed Puducherry Residence Certificate. Such French Nationals will not be required to produce Residence Certificate; instead they should produce a Certificate of Registration issued for this purpose from the French Consulate at Puducherry. Children of these French Nationals shall not be considered for admission under the quota of Non-Residents.

For this purpose the relevant certificate in original has to be enclosed.

RAGACOVAS 2013 Application Procedure :

RAGACOVAS 2013 Application for admission should be made in the prescribed form. The application and other details can be downloaded from the Institute website www.ragacovas.com.

All applications duly completed along with a Non-Refundable Fee of Rupee 500/- in Cash / Demand Draft drawn in favour of Dean, RIVER, payable at Puducherry. ( Rupee 200/- for SC / ST candidates ) should be sent to The Dean, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Kurumbapet, Puducherry – 605 009 so as to reach on or before 5.00 pm on 07th October, 2013. Money Order / Postal Order etc., will not be accepted.

RAGACOVAS 2013 Applications which are incomplete or received after the due date and time shall be rejected summarily and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard. The Institute will not be responsible for any postal delay.

Candidates who are employed should send their applications along with necessary certificates and Prescribed Fee through proper channel so as to reach this office on or before the due date. However, they can submit an advance copy along with the necessary certificates. If selected for the course he / she will be permitted to join the course only on production of relieving orders from the concerned employer.

Documents to be submitted along with Application ( Attested copies ) :

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H. Degree Certificate
  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Transcripts of BVSc & AH Degree
  • Nationality Certificate * ( Form A )
  • Residence Certificate *( Form C & D/E ) in case of Puducherry candidates
  • Caste Certificate ( Form 1. B )*

* These certificates need to be recent and original.

Allocation of Seats :

Two candidates in each of the 11 disciplines will be admitted during 2013-14 and the allocation of seats is as follows.

  • Pondicherry General : 5 seats
  • Pondicherry OBC / MBC / SC : 6 seats
  • Other States / UT ( All categories ) : 11 seats

In case suitable candidates in any reserved category are not available, the seats will be filled up by candidates from General Category.

In case suitable candidates from other States / UT’s are not available, those seats will not be filled up by candidates from Puducherry UT and vice-versa.

RAGACOVAS 2013 Selection Procedure for Admission :

The selection of candidates to M.V.Sc. Degree Program will be based exclusively on the marks obtained in PG Entrance Examination 2013 – 14 ( PGEE 2013 ). All the eligible candidates can appear for the Entrance Examination on the given date at their own risk. No separate intimation will be sent to the candidates for appearing in the Entrance Examination. No TA and DA will be paid to the candidates for appearing in the Examination. All the candidates must submit the completed Admit Card at the time of Entrance Examination.

RAGACOVAS 2013 Counseling :

Counseling for Admission will be held at 10.00 am on 16th October, 2013 at the Office of the Dean, RIVER, Puducherry. The Admission Letter will be issued to the selected candidates on the same day.

RAGACOVAS 2013 Important Dates :

  • Last date for submission of filled in RAGACOVAS 2013 Application Form : 07th October, 2013
  • Date of RAGACOVAS 2013 PGEE Entrance Examination : 11th October, 2013
  • Date of Declaration of RAGACOVAS 2013 Results : 11th October, 2013
  • Date of RAGACOVAS 2013 Counseling : 16th October, 2013
  • Date of Registration for Courses : 17th October, 2013
  • Date of commencement of class : 18th October, 2013

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