Last Updated on July 30, 2023 by Vishnu Nambiar
Hi readers! In this post, we will deal with a Diploma course related to animal husbandry sector. Here, we will have an in-depth analysis of AHDP course. It stands for Animal Husbandry Diploma Program.
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|Name of the course
|AHDP (Animal Husbandry Diploma Program)
|Type of course
|12th pass with PCB or Agriculture subjects
What is AHDP course all about? What is it like to pursue this course? What’s the course content like? Will I get a good job after completing this course? You will find answers to these questions in the next section. Let us start –
AHDP (Animal Husbandry Diploma Program): An Introduction
As the name suggests, this is a diploma certificate program. It deals with animal husbandry and its allied sectors. What is animal husbandry all about, you may ask. Primarily, this domain deals with the healthcare of animals. It also deals with other aspects such as – livestock management, breeding, genetics, medication etc. Come, let us take a closer look at this domain. Here’s everything you need to know –
What is animal husbandry?
In simple terms, animal husbandry is a discipline that deals with aspects such as animal care, breeding and raising of livestock. The main aim of this discipline is to care, breed and raise animals that provide us with meat, fibre, milk, eggs or other useful products. Animal husbandry brings with it many challenges such as – nutrition, diseases, shelter management, sustainable farming, lack of resources, lack of suitable climate etc. The discipline puts to use various techniques and knowledge to find solutions to these problems. In India, there exists different types of animal husbandry training programs. Based on the format of the course, these courses can be classified into the following types – Diploma course, Bachelor’s Degree course, Master’s Degree course, Doctoral Degree course etc. AHDP is a diploma level animal husbandry course. Unlike Bachelor’s Degree programs, this course can be wrapped up within a short period of time. A Bachelor’s Degree course – like B.Sc. Animal Husbandry – is three years long. On the other hand, AHDP course is just two years long. It is an ideal Diploma course for candidates who have passed 12th Science with PCB or agriculture subjects. If you want to pursue an animal husbandry course right after 12th, this program will be of help to you. Come, let us take a closer look at the course details. In the next section, you will find important details such as – duration, eligibility criteria, fees, colleges and admission process. Let us start –
Type of course
It is a diploma certificate program.
The training program is two years long.
Minimum educational qualification required is – completed 12th Science with PCB or Agriculture science subjects.
Here are some of the popular colleges offering this course in India –
- RAJUVAS, Bikaner
- Deen Bandhu Sikshan Sansthan, Alwar
- Chaudhary Charan Singh College of Animal Husbandry, Alwar
- Sati Jabde Veterinary Compounder Training Institute, Alwar
- Rajasthan LSA Training Institute, Alwar
- Poddar Animal Husbandry Institute, Alwar
- Shree Matsya Animal Husbandry Diploma Institute, Alwar
- Kamdhenu College of Veterinary Science, Alwar
- Tagore Animal Husbandry Diploma College, Alwar
- Cambridge Nursing Institute of Veterinary Science, Barmer
- Sir Chhotu Ram LSA Training Institute, Bharatpur
Here are some of the core subjects present in the curriculum –
- Livestock rearing
- Breeding techniques
- Diseases and medicine
- Livestock management
- Animal products
- Dairy products
- Relevant equipment
Tuition fees depends upon factors such as –
- Type of college
- Rating of the college
- Scholarship status of the student
Based on these factors, tuition fees could be anywhere between 5-15K INR per year. Other expenses such as lodging, library fees, exam fees, security deposit etc may also apply.
Reputed institutes follow merit based admission process. Under this system, seats are distributed among deserving candidates on the basis of their performance in board examination.
After completing AHDP course, candidates may go for relevant Bachelor’s Degree programs such as – B.Sc. Animal Husbandry. After completing Bachelor’s Degree education, they may go for relevant Master’s Degree programs.
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After completing AHDP course, candidates will be able to find work at the following places –
- Veterinary clinics
- Animal healthcare centers
- Dairy farms
- Poultry farms
- Fish farms
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