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Proceedings of IAVA General Body Meeting held at Aizawl


All the members of IAVA are very shocked to know about the sad demise of our renowned respected member Dr. LN Das (Bhubaneshwar) Dr. V. Panduranga Rao (Tirupati) and Dr. R. K. Das (Bhubaneswar). RIP 

IAVA Congratulates Professor G. K. Singh, Dean, College of Veterinary Science, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Uttarakhand for his new assignment as Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, U. P. Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya evam Go Anusandhan Sansthan, Mathura, U. P.

IAVA congratulates Dr. T. S. Chandrasekhara Rao, Dean, Vety. Faculty, SVVU (Tirupati) for being nominated by ICAR as Chairman of Committee for revision of PG Courses in Basic Veterinary Subjects




Forthcoming Events

XXXIV Annual Convention of IAVA and National Symposium will be held at Karnataka (Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University)


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Membership of IAVA and Qualification

  1. Patron: Any person, irrespective of his educational qualification may be named as a Patron provided such membership is considered beneficial to the interests of the association.  A written consent of the person to be nominated as a Patron is necessary. The general body, by 2/3 majority on the basis of total membership of the association, through  specific resolution nominate a  person for specific period as a  Patron. The total number of patrons of  IAVA shall not exceed 5% of the total membership of the association at a given time. 
  2. Affiliated Members: Any person or organization, irrespective of his/ its  qualifications, may be designated as Affiliated Member provided such  membership is beneficial to the IAVA. The affiliated membership will be for a specific period of time and the Executive Committee of  IAVA may nominate a person or an organization, by majority, to be, an affiliate member. It is not necessary for the affiliated member to apply for membership nor there  is need to obtain approval for  affiliate members from the General  Body of  IAVA. There will also be no membership fee for this kind of membership. Affiliated Members will have no right to vote at any meeting nor will they be eligible to hold any office.
  3. Life Member
    1. National Life Member:- A person  who is resident of  India fulfilling all qualifications  as under d-i below and who has paid  in one Lumpsum or in not more than  4 monthly installments* the prescribed fee is a National Life Member of IAVA.  

*Amendment (2012)

who has paid  in one Lumpsum

  1. Foreign Life member:- Any person who is not a resident of India and who qualifies to be a Life Member may become a Foreign Life Member of   IAVA.
  1. Annual member
    1. National: A person who is resident of India, fulfilling qualifications laid down as under, applied  for membership in the prescribed  form, has been accepted as member  and has paid necessary fee for the  concerned calendar  year is deemed  as an Annual National Member of  IAVA.
    2. Foreign:  A person who is not a resident of India and has fulfilled all requirements under this regulation (d-i above) is an Annual Foreign Member of  IAVA. 
  2. Associate Member:- A person who is  resident of India, possessing prescribed  Qualifications vide f (i) and in addition  holds Post graduate qualification  in an allied discipline such as Surgery, Gynaecology, Human Anatomy or life sciences  awarded by a Statutory body under an act of a Government, has applied for membership  in prescribed form and has paid the  prescribed fee may be accepted as an  Associate Member. *

*Amendment (2012)

Post graduate qualification  in any branch of Veterinary Science /Human Anatomy/Medical Anatomy/ life sciences or M.Sc in Anatomy awarded by a Statutory body under an act of a Government, has applied for membership  in prescribed form and has paid the  prescribed fee may be accepted as an  Associate Member.


  1. Qualifications for Membership Categories  c-i, c-ii, d-I and d-ii and e.

            A person who possesses: 

  1. A degree or diploma in Veterinary  Science awarded by a statutory body  under an act of a Government and in  addition; 
  2. A post-graduate degree or diploma in any branch of Veterinary Anatomy awarded by a statutory body under  an act of Government. (A person who is duly registered for a course of study leading to such a qualification, may  be accepted provisionally as a Annual  Member for a period not exceeding 4  years, where after he must apply for  membership on regular basis)

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Completed Application for Membership of IAVA should be sent to Secretary, IAVA


Membership Fee

Application fee for all Rs. 50-00

Annual Membership National Rs. 250-00/- per year  with free copy of journal

Annual Membership Foreign $ 50/-  or equivalent per year with free copy of journal

Life Membership National Rs. 2000-00/-  with free copy of journal (Total Rs. 2050/-)

Life Membership Foreign $ 300/-or equivalent with free copy of journal

Associate membership-National  Rs.1000/- with free copy of  journal  (Total Rs. 1025/-)


Membeship Fee can be submitted to following account of IAVA: (write the transaction detal on back of application form)

Name: Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists
Account No.: - 37678875537
Bank: State Bank of India
Branch: OUAT Campus, Siripur, Po: Surya Nagar
Branch code: - 3341
IFSc Code: SBIN0003341