Veterinary Clinical Complex (VCC)

The Veterinary Clinical Complex, Tirunelveli was established on 22/06/2012, committed to excellence in diagnosis, treatment and management of clinical problems. Apart from providing facilities for clinical training to the undergraduate and internship students, it also provides research facilities to the staff and students. The faculty conducts research to enhance current knowledge regarding etiology, diagnosis, treatment of diseases and organizes overseas and national training programme for the benefit of the veterinary students and veterinary practitioners.


  • To provide Veterinary Clinical service to the farmers and pet parents
  • To provide teaching and clinical training of undergraduate, postgraduate and internship students of TANUVAS and other veterinary universities
  • To offer expert opinion and treatment of referred cases
  • To provide advanced diagnostic facilities for livestock and pet animals
  • To provide ambulatory clinical service to the public
  • To offer Continuing Veterinary Education Programme to the practicing veterinarians
  • To provide Externship Clinical Training programme for International students
  • To provide expert opinion on the health care of wild and zoo animals
  • To provide clinical facility for the research on veterinary and animal sciences


Working Days (Monday to Friday) 08.00 AM - 04.00 PM
Saturday, Sunday and All Government Holidays 08.00 AM - 11.30 AM

Units of Veterinary Clinical Complex

    Registration Unit

    Outpatient Units

  • Large Animal Medicine Unit
  • Large Animal Surgery Unit
  • Large Animal Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit
  • Small Animal Medicine Unit
  • Small Animal Surgery Unit
  • Small Animal Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit
  • Immunization Unit
  • Small Animal Dermatology Unit
  • Inpatient Units

  • Large Animal Inpatient Unit
  • Small Animal Inpatient Unit

Ambulatory Unit

Referral Units

  • Radiography Unit
  • Physiotherapy Unit
  • Ultrasound Imaging Unit
  • Endoscopy Unit
  • Small Animal Intensive Care Unit
  • Small Animal Operation Theatre

    Centralized Clinical Laboratory


    Veterinary Medical Record Section


Activities Charges (Rs.)
Registration fee for small animals 50
Registration fee for large, small ruminants and equine 20
Registration for exotic and pet birds 50
Emergency charge per visit for all species 50
Artificial insemination for cattle and Buffalo 15
Diagnosis Charges for small animals
CBC 50
Biochemistry 50
Cytology 50
Urinalysis 50
Hormone Analysis 300
ECG 50
Ultrasound 150
Echocardiography 150
X ray (Plain) per exposure 150
X ray (contrast) per exposure 300
Vaginal exfoliative cytology 100
Minor surgery 300
Animal Birth Control Surgery- Male 500
Animal Birth Control Surgery- Female 750
Major surgeries- Soft Tissue 750
Major surgeries- Orthopedic 1000
Nail clippings for dogs 20
Diagnosis Charges for Large animals
X ray (Plain) per exposure 150
X ray (contrast) per exposure 200
Hoof trimming for sheep and goat 20
Minor Surgeries 100
Major Surgery- Small Ruminants 200
Major Surgery- Large Ruminants and horses 300
Admission fee for Inpatient ward (for large animals) Advance deposit- Rs 500 Rs. 100 per day


  • Doppler Ultrasonography
  • Doppler Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Pulse oximeter
  • Digital BP Apparatus
  • Vital Sign Monitor
  • Shadow less Lamp
  • Woods lamp
  • Infusion Pump
  • Otoscope
  • Tonopen
  • Pan optic ophthalmoscope
  • Laryngoscope
  • Rumen fluid extraction pump
  • Urine analyser
  • Haemo analyser
  • Autoanlyser
  • Blood gas analyser
  • Hormone analyser
  • Fork Lift
  • Video Endoscope
  • Small animal anaesthetic machine with vaporizers
  • Neonatal incubator
  • Short wave diathermy
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Laser therapy
  • Infra red lamp
  • Teaching microscope with image capture
  • X-ray Machine with CR imaging facilities



    • III Year - Veterinary Clinical Practice-I (0+1)
    • IV Year - Veterinary Clinical Practice-II (0+6)
    • Clinical Case presentation for the final year B.V.Sc & AH degree students are being conducted regularly


    • Postgraduate students of Veterinary Medicine are trained in various clinical areas.

    Internship Clinical Training

    • B.V.Sc & AH degree students of Madras Veterinary College, Chennai and Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal and Orathanadu are deputed to this institute regularly for the Internship programme
    • B.V.Sc & AH degree students of neighbouring states are deputed to this institute regularly for the Internship programme

Extension and Training

  • Clinical Investigations, Mass Contact Programmes, Veterinary Health Camps, Infertility Treatment Programmes, Pet Animal Vaccination & Health Camps and Awareness Programmes are regularly conducted by VCC, VCRI, Tirunelveli.
  • Continuing veterinary education programmes on various areas of small and large animals are conducted to the practicing veterinarians.


  • Post graduate research programme involving clinical cases are being conducted in the respective units.
  • Standardization of cost-effective surgical protocols for reconstructive and transplant surgeries in small animals.
  • Ultrasonographic diagnosis of abdominal diseases in ruminants and equine.
  • Molecular epidemiological study on viral diseases of small ruminants.
  • Study on canine vector borne diseases in Southern Region of Tamil Nadu
  • Ultrasound aided follicular dynamics assessment to improvise bovine fertility rate.
  • Comparative study on exfoliative cell morphometry of canine estrus cycle and its clinical significance

Project: On-Going

S. No. Name of the Project Name of the PI Budget (Rs.)
1. Revolving fund scheme on pet animal vaccination Project Coordinator: Professor and Head -


S. No. Name Designation Specialty E-mail
1. Dr. M. Balagangatharathilagar, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Head Veterinary Medicine
2. Dr. A. Sabarinathan, M.V.Sc., Assistant Professor Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics
3. Dr. M. Madeena Begum, M.V.Sc., Assistant Professor Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
4. Dr. M. Kalaivanan, M.V.Sc., Assistant Professor Veterinary Preventive Medicine
5. Dr. M. Ranjithkumar, M.V.Sc., Assistant Professor Veterinary Clinical Medicine
6. Dr. Anisha J. Perumbilly, M.V.Sc., Assistant Professor Veterinary Biochemistry

The Associate Professor and Head,
Veterinary Clinical Complex,
Veterinary College and Research Institute,
Tirunelveli - 627358.
Phone No: +91-462-2336342
Email :