Veterinary Assistant Surgeons - AP Animal Husbandry Department


The state of Andhra Pradesh has the richest livestock resource in the nation and in activities pertaining to the animal husbandry; it is one of the most advanced states in the nation. During the year 1892, the Civil Veterinary Department was established with the objective of offering veterinary aid to needy farmers and this was renamed as Animal Husbandry Department in the year 1948 with its main objective as prevention and treatment of disases in livestock.

Recruitment by Andhra Pradesh Animal Husbandry Department:

Andhra Pradesh Animal Husbandry Department has invited applications from eligible candidates for the position of Veterinary Assistant Surgeons and here are the details regarding the notification issued in this respect:

Name of the Vacancy: Veterinary Assistant Surgeons

Number of Vacancies: Total number of vacancies is 609, which is divided among different zones and different class positions as follows:

Zone – 1:

o Class A – 70

o Class B – 01

Zone – 2:

o Class A – 86

o Class B – 03

Zone – 3:

o Class A – 70

o Class B – 01

Zone – 4:

o Class A – 115

o Class B – 05

Zone – 5:

o Class A – 99

o Class B – 05

Zone – 6:

o Class A – 148

o Class B - 06

Salary: Candidates selected for the position of Veterinary Assistant Surgeons, will be coming under the pay scale of Rs.18030-43630.

Eligibility requirements:


Class A positions: To apply for class A positions, candidates must be UG degree holders in Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry or its equivalent from a recognized university.

Class B Positions: For Class B positions, candidates must have both UG and PG degree in Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry from a recognized university in India or abroad.

Age: Age requirement as on the 1st of July 2011 is 18 years at lower level and 36 years at the higher level.

Application form:

Candidates can get application form by submitted BVSc and MVSc certificate copies along with recent passport size either directly or in person from the office of the Director of Animal Husbandry Department of Andhra Pradesh from the 1st of February 2012.

How to apply:

Filled in application in prescribed format should be sent to the address given below before the 15th of February 2012 up to 5.00 pm

Directorate of Animal Husbandry,

Santhi Nagar,

Hyderabad – 500028


Last date to apply: 15th of February 2012

For detailed notification issued by the AP Animal Husbandry Department, candidates can visit



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2 Responses to “Veterinary Assistant Surgeons - AP Animal Husbandry Department”

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    Iam native a.p i’ve studied I to XII in ap only but is studying in apollo vetrnry clg, rajastan this clg is recognsd by bikneer univrsity.
    Is i’m eligible for VAS(vetrny asst surgn) in ap recruitment?

  2. 1
    Nanswita borah:

    What to do after B.V.Sc