September 25, 2016

Dept. of Genetics & Animal Breeding

Department of Genetics and Animal Breeding

The Department of Genetics and Animal Breeding has started its journey through the establishment of Chittagong Government Veterinary College (CGVC) in 1995. After the upgraded and converted of CGVC into Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) in 6 August 2006 by the act (CVASU-30) of the Peoples Republic in Bangladesh the department become an important department under the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The Department offers different courses at undergraduate (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) and Postgraduate level (MS and PhD). Along with teaching activities, faculties of this department also engaged with research, consultancy and disease diagnosis and other extracurricular activities. This department has the strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and extension activities. The research and extension activities are performed by conducting short-term research programme for MS students in Animal Breeding and Genetics and long-term research projects sponsored by national and international organizations.

The vision of the department is to offer world-class teaching and research activities by encouraging the students to work hard with joy and vitality. We have confidence that our graduate and post-graduate students can take the leading responsibilities in genetic improvement and welfare of the animal in the communities.

Faculty Members

Dept. Head

DR. Omar Faruk Miazi

 

Associate Professor &

 

Dept. Head

 

 

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Professor

Dr. Md. Kabirul Islam Khan

 

Professor

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Dr. Gous Miah

 

Professor

 

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Associate Professor

Dr. Ashutosh Das

 

Associate Professor

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Assistant Professor

DR. Tahmina Bilkis

 

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DR. MD. Moksedul Momin

 

Assistant Professor

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Message from Department Head

We light not only the lights but also enlighten the souls. As a Head of the Department, I would like to lay out the welcome-mat for the pupils to apex their career in the respective strain of life. Here you can enroll yourself in MS and PhD programme. We are offering MS and PhD in Animal Breeding and Genetics from 2007.

I extend an invitation to you to consider the department of Genetics and Animal Breeding as your choice for career partner as a wonderful place for study and learn.

 

DR. Omar Faruk Miazi

Associate Professor and Head

Course Curriculum
Serial no.Course TitleCourse CodeCredits (T+P)
1Animal GeneticsAGN-2012+1
2Animal BreedingABR-3011+1
3Animal BiotechnologyABT-4021+1

Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Department : Genetics and Animal Breeding

Course Curriculum of MS in Animal Breeding and Genetics

Total Credit = 40

Compulsory = 32 credits

Optional = 08 credits

1 Credit = 12s Lectures.

JANUARY – JUNE SEMESTER:Course Code

Credit

(T+P)

Marks
Name of the courses
A. Compulsory courses  (4x2 = 8 credits):
1.  GeneticsGNT-6012 + 0100

1st Class  Exam

2nd Class Exam

Assignment

Final Exam

20

20

20

40

2.  Animal Breeding Principles & SystemsABP-6012 + 0100
3.  Physiology of ReproductionPHR-6012 + 0100
4.  Conservation Biology & Genetic DiversityCGD-6012 + 0100
Total 8400 100

B.  Elective courses

(Any two, 2x2=4 credits) :

    
1.  BiometryBMT-6012 + 0100

1st Class Exam

2nd Class Exam

Assignment

Final Exam

20

20

20

40

2.  Reproductive NutritionRPN-6012 + 0100
3.  Breeding for Disease Resistance in Farm AnimalsBDR-6012 + 0100
4.  Dairy Cattle ProductionDCP-6012 + 0100
Total 4200 100
Semester Total 12   
JULY – DECEMBER SEMESTERCourse Code

Credit

(T+P)

 Marks
A.  Compulsory courses: (4x2=8 credits) :
1.   Reproductive BiotechnologyRPB-6022 + 0100

1st Class  Exam

2nd Class Exam

Assignment

Final Exam

20

20

20

40

2.   Poultry BreedingPBR-6022 + 0100
3.   Molecular GeneticsMGN-6022 + 0100
4.   Problems on Quantitative Genetics & Animal   BreedingPQB-6022 + 0100
Total 8400 100

B.  Elective courses

(Any two, 2x2=4 Credits) :

    
1.  Wildlife Breeding & ManagementWBM-6022 + 0100

1st Class Exam

2nd Class Exam

Assignment

Final Exam

20

20

20

40

2.  Breeding Policy for Developing RegionsBPD-6022 + 0100
3.  Research Methodology and Computer Uses (practical)RMC-6020 + 2100
4. Poultry Farm Planning and ManagementPPM-6022 + 0100
Total 2200 100
Semester total 12   

Research semester:

1. Research work

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08

05

03

Satisfactory /Un-Satisfactory

250

150

2. Thesis evaluation
3. Thesis defense
 Semester total 16400
Grand total 401600
Departmental Teaching

This Department offers 3 courses (07 credit hour) at undergraduate (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) level. These courses are Animal Genetics, Animal Breeding and Animal Biotechnology for the student of DVM 2nd, 3rd and 4th year. The department provides MS (1.5years, thesis based) degree in Animal Breeding and Genetics. At present there are 05 students has enrolled in the MS programme under the department.