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Department of Veterinary Pathology

The Department of Veterinary Pathology is engaged in imparting teaching to the under graduates of B.V.Sc & A.H. degree and post graduate courses for subjects under Veterinary Science Division. The Department is having facilities as well as modern automated instruments required for diagnostic pathology, histopathology, and molecular pathological studies adequate for both UG & PG teaching & research activities.

Apart from teaching, the Department is actively offering services to the farmers, clients and other departments in the fields of diagnostic services namely autopsy of large animals, small animals and wild animals, cytopathology, histopathology, clinical pathology and poultry disease diagnosis. The Department is also actively involved in extension activities like imparting training to farmers, Veterinary Officers and independently offering consultancy services to clients in and around Shivamogga.

The teachers have been involved in several KVAFSU funded research projects. At present, there is an extra mural project of INR 0.55 crore on canine mammary tumors. Active research is in progress on wild animal diseases.

The courses offered for UG as per MSVE 2008 are 

General Veterinary Pathology

VPP 211

2+1

Systemic Veterinary Pathology

VPP 221

2+1

Special Veterinary Pathology

VPP 311

2+1

Avian Pathology

VPP 321

1+1

Aquatic Animal Diseases, Healthcare & Management

VPP 322

1+1

And four minor courses viz., VLD 411, VLD 421, VMD 512 and VMD 513 jointly taught with other Departments.

Post graduate courses offered during 2015-16 are

General Veterinary Pathology

VPP 601

2+1

Techniques in Pathology

VPP 602

1+1

Toxicopathology

VPP 609

2+1

Contact details
Phone : 08182-651008
e-mail : hodvppvcs@gmail.com