Eligibility criteria to get admission in B.V.Sc. in IVRI is 10+2 with subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 50% in aggregate from CBSE/ICSE/State Board or equivalent. Students who have appeared in 10+2 or any other intermediate level examination and are awaiting results, can also apply for the program and can be admitted on a provisional basis.
Admission to most veterinary colleges is given on the basis of results obtained in the entrance examination conducted by the concerned universities. Veterinary Council of India conducts an ‘All India Pre Veterinary Test’ (AIPVT) for admission to first year of Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) & Animal Husbandry (AH) degree course for filling up seats of veterinary college.This Entrance exam is usually held in the month of May each year.
In 2017, the admission in BVSc courses were done on the basis of NEET 2017 Score.
However, there are some state level entrance exams also, through which admissions are given in the colleges of that particular state like Kerala Engineering agricultural and medical entrance test that is for the colleges of Kerala.