|Statutes and Regulations ......|
|Statutes and Regulations relating to the Condensed DVM Deficiency Course|
i. “Council” means the Academic Council of the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore.
ii. “Course” means the course of study as prescribed in the scheme of studies of D.V.M. Degree Programme.
iii. “Credit hour” means the study and successful completion of one hour per week per semester in theory or two hours per week per semester in practicals.
iv. “Semester” means teaching time of 20 weeks inclusive of admission, conduct of Examination, preparation and declaration of results, etc. and gazetted holidays.
v. “Syllabus” and “Curriculum” means the syllabus and curriculum for courses of study prescribed by the Academic Council.
II. Deficiency Course Leading to D.V.M. Degree
With the introduction of five years Degree D.V.M. programme in 1st. Semester (Fall), 2003, this deficiency course leading to D.V.M. Degree shall be initiated by the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore.
III. Eligibility of Admission
All Animal Husbandry Graduates with B.Sc.(Hons.) A.H. Degree including those serving in a Livestock and Dairy Development Department shall be eligible to seek admission in this Deficiency D.V.M. Course. The Academic Council shall persuade the Provincial Governments to extend maximum support to the said graduates to complete this course. Animal Husbandry Graduates who pass the B.Sc.(Hons.), A.H. Examination, after the commencement of these Reguations shall not be entitled for employment as Veterinary Officers in public or private sector nor shall they be issued licenses to practice as Veterinarian unless such graduates shall pass Deficiency D.V.M. course.
Provided that Animal Husbandry Graduates having recognized postgraduate M.Sc. (Hons.), M.Phil. / Ph.D. Specializations and working in their fields of specialization need not enroll themselves for the said course, unless they intend to go for veterinary practice in future.
1. The admission date to this D.V.M. course shall be approved by the Academic Council. The eligible graduates of Animal Husbandry will be selected purely on merit and not more than thirty students shall be admitted at each campus.
2. The Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Science (F.V.S.) shall grant admission to the eligible candidates.
V. Duration and Syllabus, etc.
1. The duration of deficiency course leading to D.V.M. Degree shall be one complete calendar year. The course shall start in first week of January or whenever Academic Council approves, and shall spread over three semesters of four months each.
2. The assigned teaching syllabus in each semester shall be as specified in the approved scheme of studies by the Academic Council.
VI. Examination and Declaration of Results
1. After completion of three semesters, there shall be a two weeks preparatory break followed by a comprehensive final Examination in applied fields of Veterinary importance (Surgery, Medicine, Theriogenology, Public Health Hygiene etc.) involving internal and external examiners following a uniform procedure to be adopted by the University in consultation with the Academic Council.
2. The total marks scored by a qualifying candidate shall be the aggregate of the following weightage of the different secured scores, namely:
a. First Semester (internal evaluation) 20%
b. Second Semester (internal evaluation) 20%
a. Third Semester (practical assignments- 20%
b. Final Examination (Theory and practicals- 40%
Internal / external evaluation)
VII. Award of D.V.M. Degree
The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences shall on the completion of the required essentials of the course, confer Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) Degree on the qualifying graduates on the basis of the qualifying standards already approved for the students of the regular D.V.M. course by the Academic Council of the University.
SCHEME OF STUDY FOR
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY GRADUATES
HOLDING B.Sc. (HONS.) A.H. DEGREE
SEMESTER WISE DISTRIBUTION OF COURSES
REGULATIONS RELATING TO CONDUCT OF EXAMINATION AND RESULT DECLARATION OF D.V.M. DEFICIENCY COURSE
1. The External Examiner shall be appointed by the Vice Chancellor from among the Panel of Examiners proposed and forwarded by the Chairman, Board of studies to the Controller of Examinations, through the Dean, on the recommendation of the Board of Faculty of Veterinary Sciences.
1. The Controller of Examinations shall communicate the name and address of the External Examiner to the Internal Examiner for further correspondence in consultation with the Dean, F.V.S.
2. The Internal Examiner shall set Question Paper in the subject.
3. The Internal Examiner shall obtain the Answer Scripts, Continuation Sheets and other Examination material from the office of the Controller of Examinations; at least 24 hours before the date of commencement of Theory or Practical Examination.
4. The Internal Examiner shall conduct the Theory Examination under the Supervision of the Dean, F.V.S.
5. The Internal and External Examiners shall conduct the Practical Examination under the Supervision of the Dean, F.V.S.
6. In case the External Examiner is unable to come on the day of the conduct of Examination, the Vice Chancellor shall have the power to appoint the External Examiner among the Teachers / Professionals, Experts, Scientists working outside the University, on the recommendation of the Dean, F.V.S.
7. The Internal Examiner shall mark the Answer Scripts (Theory & Practical) after being examined by the External Examiner on the day of the Practical Examination and send to the Controller of Examinations alongwith the Award list.
8. The following will be the grades of the marks obtained:
Grade Marks Remarks
A 80-100% Excellent
B 65-79% Good
C 50-64% Satisfactory
D 40-49% Pass
F Below 40% Fail
9. The. Controller of Examinations shall calculate the result of the students in accordance with the following formula:-
Semester I Marks Obtained / Total Marks X 20 = Result
Semester II Marks Obtained / Total Marks X 20 = Result
Semester III Marks Obtained / Total Marks X 20 = Result
Comprehensive Marks Obtained / Total Marks X 40 = Result
Final Result Total
10. The Final result of the D.V.M. Condensed Deficiency degree course shall be declared / notified in % age and Grade of marks only.
11. If a candidate fails in any of the subject in D.V.M. condensed Deficiency Programme during any Semester or Comprehensive Examination, he will be allowed to retake the Examination in the failed subject only whenever such subject(s) are offered by the concerned Department. A failed candidate will be allowed to avail only two chances of improving / passing in the failed subject.
12. Remuneration of paper setting and evaluation of answer scripts to the Internal & External Examiners shall be admissible on the rates indicated below, subject to the approval of the competent Authorities:-
Paper Rs. 300-00 Rs.200-00
Paper Rs. 50-00 Rs. 50-00
Marking (Per Copy) (Per Candidate)
13. T.A. / D.A. will be given to the External Examiners as admissible under the U.V.A.S. rules.
14. All correspondence and communications made to the External Examiners shall be strictly confidential.