The seed for the formation and expansion of TANUVAS was sown as initial as 1876, when the Madras Veterinary College was initiated as an Agricultural School in Chennai to afford diploma and affidavit programs in the area of veterinary and animal sciences. The school complete the status of a square in the year 1903 (01-10-1903), when it initiated functional at Dobbin Hall, Chennai and devoted 20 candidates for a 3-year diploma programs called GMVC (Bachelor of Madras Veterinary College). Based on the endorsement of the Royal authority on Agriculture, the square was boost to communicate degree in veterinary science. Admitting the college was the 4th veterinary school to be initiated in India, it was 1st veterinary college in the nation to be connected to a university, the Academy of Madras in 1935 and the Graduate of Veterinary Science degree programs was initiated in 1936. The University of Madras also accepted the college as a centre for master education.
|Institute Type||State Government University|
|Name of the Institute||Tamilnadu Veterinary & Animal Sciences University - TVASU|
|Location||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Established||20 September 1989|