Ranchi College of veternity Sciences and Animal Husbandry was established on 30th November, 1961. (Late) Col. Dr. S. M. Ishaque, G.B.V.C., P.G (Germany), F.R.V.C.S (Sweden) joined as first principal and under his dynamic leadership the main building, hostels and residential units were constructed. It was a constituent college of Ranchi University and functioned under state animal husbandry department till 1970. With the establishment of Rajendra Agricultural University (RAU) at Pusa, Samastipur, in 1971, this college became a constituent college of R.A.U. the college was established with undergraduate teaching only and it was in the year 1972 when P.G courses were started in six disciplines. On 26th June 1981, Birsa Agricultural University was inaugurated by the Prime Minister(Late) Smt. Indira Gandhhi and this college became the part of the new university as the only institute to impart Veterinary council of India and imparts U.G. teaching besides M.V.Sc and Ph. D. programmes, Diploma and Certificate courses in Aquaculture along with research and extension education activities.
The faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry is situated in the campus of B.A.U. near Kanke Block. It is about 16 kms. From Ranchi Railway station and 20kms from Birsa Munda Airport. The location stands at 85019E and 23017’N and 625 meters above sea level. The climate is sub humid mega thermal.