West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, Kolkata

Established in 1995 as a public rural University, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences (WBUAFS), Kolkata is the 2nd university of its type in the country started its journey with the aim to meet the long standing requirements of the people to have a university devoted to teaching skills pertaining to the rural areas. The university was founded by an Act of the governmental council of the West Bengal government. The purpose of the university is to impart education, teaching and to conduct research in dairy sciences & fishery sciences and veterinary & animal sciences and also to serve the needs of the farming society of the state of West Bengal. The university has about 19 faculties under the Veterinary and Animal sciences section; it has four faculties under the Dairy Technology section & eight faculties in the fishery department.

Departments at West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences

  • Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
  • Department of Fishery Sciences
  • Department of Dairy Technology

Facilities available at West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences

WBUAFS has Laboratories, well stocked library, classy equipment, guest houses, Auditorium, seminar halls, gender base separated hostels, canteen, sports and many other common facilities. The facility provided by the university can be positioned among some of the top facilities in West Bengal both for students’ and staff members.

Courses and eligibility criteria offered by West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science – four years

Candidates must be passed 10+2 examination.

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  • Doctor of Philosophy (Science) – two years

Candidate must be post graduate and equivalent degree holder.

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences – five years

As similar to Bachelor of Science

  • Master of Veterinary Science – two years

Graduation or equivalent degree holder

Contact details of West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences

Address: 37 & 38 – Kshudiram Bose Sarani, Kolkata – West Bengal (India)

Contact phone No: 033 – 25563123

Website address: www.wbuafscl.ac.in

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