Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University (MAFSU), situated in Nagpur is Ranked #6 in Veterinary Colleges and #29 in Agricultural College by ICAR.

MAFSU offers UG, PG courses in the fields of Veterinary Science, Dairy Technology, and Fishery Sciences and doctoral courses in Veterinary Science, and a diploma program in Livestock Management and Dairy Production. The University has six Agricultural institutions five Veterinary Colleges along with one PG Institute of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and two Dairy Technology Colleges and two fisheries science colleges under it. The college under this university apart from Nagpur is present in other different cities of Maharashtra like Mumbai, Parbhani, Udgir, Shirwal, Akola, and Warud.

The students who have passed 10+2 are eligible to apply for the UG course can apply for the college through MHT CET apart from the college’s own entrance test. Whereas for PG courses, students should have completed their Graduation. For B.V.Sc and A.H. courses, the selection is made through NEET UG. Selection to all PG courses is based on the marks scored in ICAR AIEEA.

MAFSU Highlights

Established | Type 2000 | State University
Approved by UGC
Admission Criteria Merit-based | Entrance based
Application mode Online
Course Offered UG, PG, Ph.D., Diploma
Genders Accepted Co-Education
Number of Project 69
Official Website
Contact 0712-2511784, 0712-2511785, 0712-2511787

MAFSU Courses

The university provides UG, PG, Doctoral and Diploma courses:

  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Eligibility: XII passed with the PCM with English subjects from a recognized institution with minimum aggregate
  • Entrance test: MHT CET,MAFSU
  • Specialization: Dairy Technology
MHT Common Entrance Exam Cutoff
  • Duration: 5 Years
  • Eligibility: XII passed with the Science stream from any recognized institution with a minimum aggregate.
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Eligibility: XII passed with the PCB with English subjects from any recognized institution and a minimum aggregate
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) from any good institution
  • Specialization: Dairy Technology
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: B.V.Sc. & A.H. or equivalent from any good institution
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Eligibility: M.V.Sc. or equivalent from any good institution
  • Specialization: Veterinary Science
University Test + PI
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: SSC Passed from any good institution
  • Specialization: Livestock Management & Dairy Production (LMDP)

MAFSU Admission

Selection Criteria to get admission to courses at MAFSU varies from course to course. The admissions are provided based on Merit, Entrance Exam Scores, and Personal Interview as per the course requirements.

How to Apply?

  • Visit university website and concerned degree course
  • There will be two links as ‘New User’ & ‘Registered User’.
  • For registration click on the ” New User ” button.
  • Select the quota applicable for your candidature.
  • Fill in all the mandatory fields like name, e-mail, caste category, date of birth, mobile number, gender, etc. in the desired field of Online Form.
  • All the notifications from University are sent on registered mobile number and email, enter details very carefully.
  • The details filled in the registration form cannot be modified or edited once payment is done.
  • Fill in all the details properly in the form without any mistake and upload required documents in JPG or PDF format only.

MAFSU Nagpur Facilities

  • Library: It has a large library with internet connectivity. The library has been equipped with a wide range of the latest technology and is continuously being updated within a given interval of time. The library has an adequate amount of textbooks, 31 print journals, 31 e-journals, 741 e-books,5125 back volumes, 3 CD-ROM databases, and encyclopedias, etc.
  • Wifi: The whole campus has a wi-fi facility around it.
  • Hostels: are available for both girls and boys at a reasonable price.
  • Canteen: On-campus canteen is available and has been highly maintained in terms of hygiene.


Ques. Is the placement at university satisfactory at MAFSU?

Ans.The placement and job opportunities in the university are good. The practical experience is provided and enough industrial visits are organized to get the experience required which gives an edge.

Ques. Does MAFSU offer any scholarships?

Ans.Yes, ScholarShip and cash prizes are provided based on students’ merit and their performance.

Ques. Does MAFSU follow any reservation system?

Ans.Yes, the general reservation criteria are followed by the college apart from that Maharashtra domicile is also applicable.

Ques. How is the placement at MAFSU?

Ans.20% of the students are selected based on their academics performance and the rest 80% get placed through the interviews.

Ques. Which university has better agricultural education: JAU or MAFSU?

Ans.If we go by ICAR ranking Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University has been ranked at 29 positions whereas Junagadh Agricultural University is at 30th position. Apart from that in terms of opportunity, infrastructure, faculty Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University is a better choice.

Ques. How do I get admission to BVSC in Maharashtra?

Ans.Students who are interested in applying for Veterinary Colleges in Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University must have to register themselves for the NEET exam.

Ques. What kind of research project is currently going on in MAFAU?

Ans.There are more than 69 research programs that are going under MAFSU. Interested students can look for their interesting field of research and can talk to the professor in charge to be part of it and can be part of it and contribute to it.