DVM is a professional degree. Veterinarian is competent enough to practice (diagnose, treatment and management) in the field involving large and small animals as self-employment. He is also trained and skilled to manage poultry and dairy farms and enhance the productivity. During training, a student is exposed to clinics in Medicine, Surgery and Animal Reproduction. Successful graduates can get employment in Livestock & Dairy Development Department in the public sector in all the provinces of Pakistan. In this, they can go to the Veterinary Hospitals, Disease diagnosis labs, Breed Improvement, Livestock Farms, Extension services, and Research. Some join as academia and some decide to go abroad.
Most importantly, keep it all in perspective, you don’t have to live forever with any career decision you make in these phases of student career planning. Veterinarians must complete a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M. or V.M.D.) degree at an accredited college of veterinary medicine. A veterinary medicine program generally takes 4 years to complete and includes classroom, laboratory, and clinical components.
Career and Scope After DVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in Pakistan
- Candidates who have passed HSC (Intermediate) Examination from any Board of intermediate or Secondary Education (Premedical) in Pakistan or an Equivalent Examination or B.Sc. with Botany, Zoology, Physics or Chemistry or any two of the subjects, are eligible to seek admission.
- M.Sc (Hons) DVM, B.Sc. (A.H), B.V.Sc. B.Sc. (A.H.) or equivalent qualification in relevant subject from recognized university.
- Ph.D. Candidates who possess M.Sc. (Hons). Or M.Sc. or M.Phil or an equivalent qualification in relevant subject from a recognized university.
Career And Scope:
Since Veterinary is a profession with skill, a DVM Degree Veterinary Doctor can serve Public and Private Sector, Pakistan Army. Overseas Employment, Self Employment (Private Veterinary practice, Poultry, Livestock and Dairy farming). Commercial Production of mutton, beef, chicken meat, Eggs, Dairy Products. Menageries (Zoo, Animal/Safari Parks) Abattoirs meat inspectors, Local councils, Pharmaceutical industry Animal and Poultry Feeds and Allied Industries. Diagnostic and research laboratories, Vaccine production, Teaching & Research institutes and Banks ADBP, Fisheries and Wild Life etc