(Formerly Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences)
Government of Puducherry Institution - Affiliated to Pondicherry University
NAAC "A" Grade Accreditation | UGC 2(f) & 12(B) Status | +0413 2271671 | ragacovaspvcs1994@gmail.com


(Formerly Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences)
Government of Puducherry Institution - Affiliated to Pondicherry University
NAAC "A" Grade Accrediation | UGC 2(f) & 12(B) Status | +0413 2271671 | ragacovaspvcs1994@gmail.com

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Dr. P.Vijayalakshmi, M.V.Sc., Ph.D
Professor & Head (i/c)

The Veterinary Clinical Complex (VCC) was established on 27-05-1998 at Mettupalayam campus (Zone”C”) of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Puducherry. It houses Clinical Departments viz; Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics and a multispeciality hospital for treatment of various animals and birds and serves as a referral veterinary clinic for the Union territory of Puducherry and neighboring state.



Unit No.Unit NameFacilities / Services
1 Outpatient wards
(Medical,Surgical, Gynaecological and Obstetrical wards)
Rumen fluid extraction pump,Blood transfusion, Ophthalmoscope,Videoassisted otoscope, Theloscope,Biopsy equipments, Artificial insemination, Obstetrical Facilities for Farm & Pet Animals
Diagnosis and treatment of various ailments in animals and birds
Hands on training to Undergraduate, postgraduate, Internship and externship students
Average daily attendance will be 70-80
2 Casuality unit Handling emergency and critically ill animals
3 Small animal critical care unit Electrocardiography,Fiber optic Endoscopy, Vital sign monitor and Oxygen Therapy
4 Immunization unit Vaccination against various infectious diseases
5 In-Health clinic for pets Regular clinical examination and Consultation with experts
6 Farm and pet animal surgical Operation theatre,
Small Animal Obstetrical Theatre
Close circuit television system, Martin Operation theatre lamp with inbuilt camera, Hydraulic large animal operation table, Videoassisted theloscopic electroresection unit, Adjustable small animal operation table -2 nos Frigitronics Cryosurgery unit, Surgical Diathermy unit Underwater diathermy unit, Boyle’s Anaesthetic apparatus Multiparameter Vital Sign monitor,Suction apparatus Tonometer,AO/ASIF Orthopaedic set (Complete) Ophthalmic and teat surgery instruments Phase Contrast & Zoom Stereo Microscopes
7 Diagnostic Imaging unit 500mA and 80 mA X-ray machines, Diagnostic ultrasound scanners
8 Physiotherapy unit Short wave Diathermy unit, Ultrasound therapy unit, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve stimulator, Diagnostic/muscle Stimulator
9 In-Patient ward Providing care and management of surgical and critically ill animals
10 Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Perform conventional and advanced techniques viz. biochemical, haematological, immunological, microbiological, histological, parasitological, cell culture and molecular tests for the purposes of diagnosis of diseases, therapy, monitoring and research.

Managed by faculty members from Department of Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Parasitology and handling 3000-4000 clinical samples per year Andrology Lab: Semen evaluation Radiology lab: Processing and interpretation of X rays
11 Pharmacy Storing and disbursal of hospital consumables, Pharmaceutical drugs and vaccines
12 Mobile Veterinary Ambulatory clinic Provide clinical training to students at farmer’s premises.
13 Registration counter and record room Computerized registration and record keeping, Data analysis on prevalence of diseases
14 Museum Exhibited in each clinical departments with gross clinical specimens harvested from animals with medical, surgical and gynaecological ailments
15 Library Maintained in each departments for immediate reference to students and faculty
16 Smart class rooms With audiovisual aids for fourth and fifth professional students
17 Sales counter Selling meat products, feed supplements and publications of the Institute




UnitsMonday - SaturdaySunday and Govt. Holiday
Out Patient Unit 9.00 AM - 12.00 Noon 9.00 AM - 10.30 AM
Casuality Unit 5.00 PM - 9.00 PM NA

Emergencies are attended at all times by designated staff of the Clinical Departments



Veterinary Surgery & Radiology (VSR) Dr.T.P.Balagopalan, Professor & Head
Dr. N. Arul Jothi, Professor
Dr. R.M.D Alphonse, Associate Professor
Dr. B. Udayakumari, Assistant Professor (On Contract)
Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics (VGO) Dr. D. Antoine, Professor & Head
Dr. K. Murugavel, Professor
Dr. R. Kantharaj, Assistant Professor
Dr. I.Shalini, Assistant Professor (On Contract)
Veterinary Medicine (VMD) Dr. P.Vijayalakshmi, Professor & Head
Dr. A. Abiramy, Assistant Professor
Dr. K. Raj Kumar, Assistant Professor
Dr. D.Selvi, Assistant Professor
Dr. N. Deva Devi, Assistant Professor (On Contract)


DepartmentContact Number
Reception +91 - 413 - 2275197
Veterinary Surgery & Radiology (VSR) +91 - 413 - 2277449
Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics (VGO) +91 - 413 - 2277446
Veterinary Medicine (VMD) +91 - 413 - 2277447


1. Courses Offered
Course Code & Title
3rd Professional
Veterinary Clinical Practice-I 0+1
4th Professional
Veterinary Clinical Practice-II 0+1
7th Semester
VCP 411-Veterinary Clinical Practice 0+5
7th Semester
VLD 411-Veterinary Clinical Biochemistry and laboratory Diagnosis-I 0+1
8th Semester
VCP 421-Veterinary Clinical Practice 0+5
8th Semester
VLD 421-Veterinary Clinical Biochemistry and laboratory Diagnosis-II 0+1
8th Semester
TVC 421-Veterinarian in Society (Non-credit) 1+0
9th Semester
VCP 511-Veterinary Clinical Practice 0+5
2. Tracking programme by various clinical departments


3. Internship programme


4. Externship programme for overseas students from US,Malaysia,Bangladesh


5. Clinical case presentation competition



The hospital offers ideal facilities for research to the postgraduate level students in medicine, surgery and gynaecology and is actively engaged in undertaking need based research




1. Mobile Ambulatory clinic extend the clinical service to the doorstep of farmers in 12 rural villages 6 days in week (9AM to 12 AM). Handling 3500-4000 patients/year.
2. Provide facilities to conduct need based training / awareness programmes for the benefit of veterinary practitioners and farmers.
3. Mass Contact programme/ Animal health camps at villages surrounding the Institute.