Department of Pathology & Parasitology
The Department of Pathology and Parasitology (DPP) is one of the key Departments of CVASU that has started its journey from the beginning of the functioning of former Chittagong Government of Veterinary College (CGVC) in 1996. Following the upgradation to a full-fledged Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) in 2006, it has grown up as one of the significant Department under the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The Department of Pathology and Parasitology is housed at the 1st and ground floor of the Academic building -1 at CVASU premise located at its Khulshi campus in Chittagong. The Department offers different paraclinical courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level along with its extension services and diagnostic/post-mortem services for the different stakeholders. The facilities of DPP include six well equipped laboratories to facilitate teaching, research and innovation at undergraduate and postgraduate level. All the academic staffs of DPP are internationally trained with extensive experiences of pedagogy and research. Along with teaching activities, faculties of this Department are also actively involved with international collaborative research and grant-hunting, provide extensive support for local livestock/ poultry entrepreneurs, involved with consultation services to the local farmers, pet owners, Zoo and wildlife sanctuaries and safari parks, regular organizing of training events for the farmers on disease prevention and other topics etc. A number of important administrative duties are also performed by the DPP faculties including Director (Students welfare), Proctor, member of University syndicate, Director (Research and Extension) etc. which significantly helps CVASU authority to run this unique veterinary school more professionally than other contemporary institutions inside the country. With all the above strengths and experiences, DPP is thriving for excellence to be a world-class Department to contribute towards achieving the mission of CVASU to be the premiere veterinary University in the country and one of the top five in Asia.