VETERINARY COLLEGE AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, THENI

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY PATHOLOGY

The Department of Veterinary Pathology was established at Veterinary College and Research Institute, Theni in the year 2020 with the objective to offer quality education to B.V.Sc.& A.H. undergraduate students.

The following are the proposed objectives of the department:

  • To impart undergraduate education to B.V.Sc.& A.H. students
  • To undertake research activities on livestock and poultry diseases
  • To create awareness on animal diseases for field veterinarians and farmers
  • To provide quality diagnostic services on livestock and poultry diseases

Courses offered

As per the MSVE 2016 regulations prescribed by VCI, the following course is being offered to the undergraduate students:

  • II Professional Year – B.V.Sc. &A.H.
    • Veterinary Pathology (Paper I and II) – 4+2 credit hours
  • IV Professional Year – B.V.Sc. &A.H.
    • Veterinary Clinical Practices II – 0+6 credit hours (will be taught jointly with Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Parasitology and Veterinary Pharmacology)

Laboratory facilities

  • Clinical Pathology unit
  • Necropsy unit
  • Rabies diagnostic unit
  • Histotechnology unit
  • Histopathology unit
  • Photomicrography unit
  • Museum

Department activities

  • Investigation of disease outbreak on livestock and poultry diseases under field condition in collaboration with line departments
  • Postmortem diagnostic services including general necropsy of livestock, laboratory animals and wildlife, poultry necropsy, rabies diagnosis, forensic diagnosis belongs to college farm, farmers, etc.
  • Awareness programme for farmers on livestock and poultry diseases

Vision

  • Establishment of centre for excellence in Veterinary Pathology
  • Establishment of immunohistochemistry laboratory for tumour diagnosis
  • Establishment of Molecular Pathology laboratory and exclusive rabies diagnosing unit
  • Archive for gross Pathology, histopathologyand exclusive digital archiving of cytology and histopathology slides

Faculty

1) Dr. D. Basheer Ahamad, Ph.D., Professor and Head

Email Id: basheerahamad.d@tanuvas.ac.in | dbahamad@gmail.com | Mobile: 9965466655

2) Dr. S. Sasikumar, M.V.Sc., Assistant Professor

Email Id: sasiacvet@gmail.com | Mobile: 9786524800

Contact

The Professor and Head,

Department of Veterinary Pathology,

Veterinary College and Research Institute,

Theni – 625 602.

Email: vpp-vcri-thn@tanuvas.org.in

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