Madras Veterinary College

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Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
Established1 October 1903; 116 years ago (1903-10-01)
Location, ,
AffiliationsUniversity of Madras

The Madras Veterinary College, the college affiliated with Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, is a veterinary college situated in Vepery, Chennai, India. The college was established on 1 October 1903 in a small building known as Doblin Hall.[1]

The college became affiliated with the University of Madras in 1936 and became the first college to offer the bachelor's degree in Veterinary Medicine in India. In 1989, the first veterinary university in India, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS), was formed, and the college became affiliated with it.[1]

Courses Offered[edit]

  1. BVSc & AH
  2. MVSc
  3. PhD
  4. PG Diploma in Companion Animal Practice
  5. Veterinary Compounder

MVC Teaching Hospital[edit]

The MVC Teaching Hospital is the largest, in the country with extensive facilities. The animal hospital is equipped with radiology, ultrasonography, doppler ultrasound, CT Scan, echocardiogram, video endoscopy, laparoscopy and small animal surgery. Additionally, the hospital has a haemodialysis facility for small animals and a special rabies ward.

The veterinary hospital receives referral cases from all over India, including horses, domestic ruminants, and small animals. there was mobile clinic facilities also available [2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "HISTORY AND OBJECTIVES OF TANUVAS". Tamil Nadu University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. Retrieved 27 August 2010.
  2. ^ Madras Veterinary College Teaching Hospital website TANUVAS University Website, accessed December 18, 2013.

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Coordinates: 13°05′08″N 80°16′00″E / 13.08567°N 80.266644°E / 13.08567; 80.266644