I.A.S (Retd.)
Union Minister of State For Water Resources River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and Parliamentary Affairs Government Of India New Delhi.

AGRICULTURE

Question No - 6197
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Answered Date : 04-05-2010
Subject : YEAR BACK SYSTEM IN VETERINARY COURSES

 

Will the Minister of AGRICULTURE be pleased to state:-


(a) whether there is a provision of year back in Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry course; 

(b) if so, the details thereof; 

(c) if not, the reasons therefor; 

(d) whether there is also a provision for compartment examinations in the said course on the lines of Medical and Engineering courses; and 

(e) if so, the details thereof?
ANSWER

MINISTER OF THE STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION (PROF. K.V. THOMAS) 

(a) to (c) No, Madam . The existing Regulations under the Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984 do not provide for year back in Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry course. However, as per the Regulation 9(8) of the Veterinary Council of India (Minimum Standards of Veterinary Education) - Degree Course (B.V.Sc & A.H.) Regulations, 1993, framed under the Indian Veterinary .Council Act, 1984, there will be no supplementary (make up) examinations during the academic session. However, a candidate may be allowed promotion to the next class provided he/she has failed only in one subject. He/she cannot be promoted to the next B.V. Sc & A.H. class unless he has cleared the subject in the ensuing session. As per the revised minimum standards of Veterinary Education - Degree Course (B.V. Sc. & A.H.) Regulations, 2008, a student may also be allowed provisional promotion to next higher class till the declaration of the result of the compartment exarnination(s). This promotion shall be subject to clearance in the compartment examination(s) of that/those paper(s) and shall be provisional. If the student fails in the compartment examination(s), he/she shall stand automatically reverted to the class from where he/she was allowed provisional promotion, 

(d) & (e) Yes, Madam. As per the Veterinary Council of India - Minimum Standards of Veterinary Education - Degree Course (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) Regulations, 2008, a student failing in a maximum of two papers only may be allowed once to appear in compartment examinations for those paper(s). Compartment examination shall comprise of the external component of both the theory and practical of the failed paper(s), which shall constitute the 100% weightage for that paper(s) and the marks of the internal examination shall not be considered for the evaluation of Compartment Examination. The compartment examinations shall be conducted within 20 calendar days after the examination is conducted. In case of failure in any of the compartment paper(s), the student will be reverted back to the previous professional year and will be required to repeat all the requirements of that failed professional year