1 year(s)6 month(s)
Pre-Diploma in Veterinary Science is a 18 months program run under CTEVT affiliation. Nepal being an agricultural country, its economy is predominantly dependent on agriculture and agro-based ventures. Over 65% of the total population of Nepal depends on agriculture. 42% of the GDP is tied up in agriculture sector. At present livestock contributes about 31% to the total AGDP of the country. Milk is by far the most important commodity of livestock with meat next. High productivity from animals and crops is possible only through genetic improvement of animals, scientific management with least cost and scientific cropping system with cost effective respectively and commercialization coverage.
Nepal Government has given high priority in agriculture sector. Most of the INGOs/NGOs are working in agro-livestock sectors. They need agro-veterinary technicians. CTEVT has been conducting annex program in most of the high schools and currently, Nepal Government is going to launch plus 2 levels for agro-vet technicians in academically potential high schools from class 9. For effective running these programs, agro-vet technicians are highly encouraged and demanded. Potential fields are available for veterinary clinical practice. Employment opportunity will be seen in GON, NARC, INGO/NGO, commercial bank/development bank viz, Nepal bank, ADB/N and abroad (opportunity to work in Israel).
The aim of the programme is to produce veterinary Junior Technical Assistant (JTA) who will provide veterinary clinical services and some livestock extension services to the livestock community being either wage or self employed in the country or abroad.
After completing this curricular program, the students will be able:
Individuals who meet the following criteria will be allowed to enter into this program:
This course will be completed within 18 months (40 hrs/week X 39 weeks a year = 1560 hrs.) class plus 6 months (40 hrs/week X 24 weeks = 960 hrs.) on the job training (OJT).
The target group for this program will be all the interested individuals with academic qualification of SEE pass.
Group size: The group size of this training program will be not more than 40.
Medium of instruction: The medium of instruction will be in English and/or Nepali.
Pattern of attendance: The students should have minimum 90% attendance in theory classes and practical/performance to be eligible for internal assessments and final examinations.
The grading system will be as follows:
Grading System Overall marks
Distinction 80% or above
First division 75% or above
Second division 65% or above
Third division Pass aggregate to below 65%
The council for technical education and vocational training will award certificate of “Technical School Leaving Certificate in Veterinary Science” to those students who successfully complete the requirements prescribed by the curriculum.