Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) is India’s premier advanced research facility in the field of veterinary medicine and allied branches. Located at Izatnagar, Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, it has regional campuses at Mukteshwar, Bangalore, Palampur, Pune, Kolkata and Srinagar. Formerly known as Imperial Bacteriological Laboratory, it was renamed in 1925 as Imperial Veterinary Research Institute. The name of the institute was changed following independence to Indian Veterinary Research Institute. Administrative control of the institute is currently under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. The institute has conferred the status of the Deemed to be University on 16 November 1983 under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956.
Ever seems the “Deemed to be University” has established a tradition of its own with its long heritage as a school of higher learning with a number of awards and excellent placement opportunities for students both within and outside the country. Students from abroad are also opting for and being admitted in this “Deemed to be University”. They apply for M.Sc. and Ph.D. Programmes through ICAR-CARP Plan, Indo-Cultural Exchange Programme & DARE etc. Students from Sri Lanka, Vietnam, South Africa, Iran, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Nepal have been awarded the degrees under these programmes. Thus this Deemed University is also catering to the educational needs of other countries and contributing in the process of globalization.
Ranking and Recognition:
In the prestigious and widely acclaimed educational ranking of Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF- 2021), IVRI at 27th Rank in IIRF Deemed University Ranking 2021.