The college of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry was established on January 17, 1981 in the Press Building of the erstwhile Gujarat Agricultural University. By 1992, the main building of the college was constructed; a two floored building spread over one hector area.
There are four well furnished class rooms which can accommodate 65 students in each room. Besides, two air conditioned examination halls one on each floor with sufficient space to accommodate 100 students, computer laboratory with internet facility, tissue culture and biotechnology laboratory, informative museum of Anatomy, Pathology, Parasitology, Gynaecology and Animal nutrition are the hallmarks. Each department is well equipped with Audio-visual aids like overhead projector, digital camera, slide projector, multimedia, LCD projectors to facilitate teaching and research activities. The classrooms have been equipped with e-teaching facilities. The college also has advanced research instruments like ECG machine, PCR, Real time PCR, BOD incubator, ultra deep freezer, auto haemato and biochemical analyzer, dry chemistry analyzer, phase contrast microscope, inverted microscope, stereo zoom microscope, fluorescent microscope, sonography instrument, HPLC assembly, CCD camera, ELISA reader, photo micro graphic unit, otoscope, C02 incubator, gel documentation system, nano spectrophotometer, portable X-ray machine, metal detector etc. The building has excellent facilities for audio-visual system, air conditioned well furnished seminar hall to accommodate 150 staff members and one air conditioned conference room. The college also has livestock instructional farm, fodder farm, Poultry demonstration unit and Hatchery unit to impart practical training to students. A postmortem complex with modern facilities also exists.
At present the hostel accommodation are provided to majority of students at Vanraj (100), Sarabhai (38), Jivraj (108). Narmad (25). Kishan Ghar (32). Girl students are accommodated in the newly constructed Sabarmati Hostel (45).
Various scholarships from state and central government viz., backward class scholarships, minority scholarships, freeships, loan funds, merit scholarships, ICAR. merit scholarships and Bombay gowrakshak mandli scholarship for veterinary etc., are awarded every year.
Veterinary graduates of the college get placement in the state department of Animal Husbandry, pharmaceutical companies, allied industry, co-operative dairies, dairy farms, poultry industry, military and paramilitary forces etc. Number of graduates going to higher studies has increased considerably. Our graduates are well placed in foreign countries, where they are practicing the veterinary profession.
Campus interviews are arranged and spot selection of degree holder students are made by reputed co-operative dairies, banks and pharmaceutical companies. Apart from this, they are also employed for job in various government and private sectors in India and abroad and occupying various positions in teaching, research and extension areas. good number of them reaches to prestigious positions as Dean/Directors, Professors/Head of the departments and administrators etc.