Looking to the requirement of Hyderabad Karnataka region the Veterinary College, Bidar was established at Science Wing of Government First Grade College, Naubad on a make shift arrangement. The College became a constituent institute of University of Agricultural established in the year 1984-85 vide Govt. ORDER NO. AAH78(1)/ AUM- 87 dated 14.8.1984 under the then undivided University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, so as to cater to the needs of the people of this region in general and livestock farmers in particular. To begin with the College Sciences, Dharwad with its establishment in the year 1986. Consequent to the transfer 156 acres of Government land the campus development was initiated and the college was shifted to the present Nandinagar campus in the year 1988.
Initially the College used to offer Undergraduate degree programme leading to B. V .Sc. under trimester pattern of education. Consequent to the formation of Veterinary Council of India, the University adopted the Minimum Standards of Veterinary Education Regulations - 1993 (MSVE) into the curriculum and started offering B. V .Sc. & A.H. degree programme under semester pattern of education from the Academic year 1994-95 with the gradual growth of the Institute the College started offering PG programmes leading to M. V .Sc. from the academic year 1995¬-96 in 7 discipline Viz., Animal Reproduction Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Animal Nutri¬tion, Veterinary Anatomy & Histology, Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Veterinary Pathology and Veterinary Surgery & Radiology. Further, from the year 1998-99 PG programmes leading to Ph.D. were commenced in 4 disciplines viz., Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Veterinary Anatomy & Histology, Veterinary Microbiology and Veterinary Pathology.
At present the College has 17 Teaching Departments in addition to Teaching Veterinary Hospital Complex and demonstration livestock units. The college has a good linkage with the Institutes of scientific repute like Indian Institute of Science, Institute of Animal Health & Veterinary Biological, National Dairy Research Institute, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Central Frozen Semen Center & Training Institute, Department of AH & VS, Karnataka Milk Federation etc.Date of Establishment:14th November 1984