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.