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College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Parbhani has come into existence on 18th may 1972 under Marathwada Agricultural University. At the very first year of its inception the college started to offer 4 year B.V.Sc. and A.H. degree program, later it was extended to 4.5 years. From 1976 the College has started to offer post-graduate education, which took a full-fledged shape in the year of 1979-80.

H o n ' b l e V i c e - C h a n c e l l o r

Dr. Niteen Patil has taken over the charge of Vice-Chancellor of Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University on 10th August 2023. He is adjudged as world’s significant Camel researcher—one amongst 20 world scientists and led to NRC Camel to be 4th best Institute working on camel research. He is a graduate of Nagpur Veterinary College and did his master’s from PGI, Akola and doctorate in Animal Nutrition from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal.

Hon'ble Associate Dean

Dr. B.W. Narladkar

The Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Sciences University (MAFSU) was formally notified on November 17th, 2000 and was established under the State Act No. 1998 (MAH.XVII of 1998) on December 03rd, 2000 with its headquarter at Nagpur.

The Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex was inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri. Vasantdada Patil on Friday 19th May 1978.

August 1980, Red Kandhari Research Scheme was sanctioned by the state Government of Maharashtra for research and education, consequently 82 cows along with 2 breeding bulls were added for selective breeding in 1982.

The COVAS Campus Experience

COVAS Parbhani has a well organized Livestock Research, Demonstration and Training Centre consisting of Livestock and Agriculture farms with adequate irrigation facilities. The farmers regularly visit the college farm for getting information on scientific animal husbandry practices. The farm produce and milk is being sold to the faculty members and students. The college farms are utilized well for teaching, research and entrepreneurial training of students.