B.Voc in Veterinary laboratory Technician: Eligibility, Criteria, Scope, Benefits , Job Opportunities , Requirements

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B.Voc in veterinary Laboratory Technician course prepares you to work with animals in clinical, surgical and laboratory settings. Veterinary lab technicians’ nurture and care for animals and assist the veterinary surgeon during surgeries.

The job of Veterinary Laboratory Technician falls under the broader career category of Biological Technicians. Those who are kind to animals and are willing to treat them with respect can choose this profession.


Eligibility Criteria for B. Voc in Veterinary laboratory Technician


  • Students who have completed plus two are eligible to get admission in the B.Voc course generally.

  • Those who have qualified SSLC and completed one year of BSS Diploma course in Veterinary Laboratory Technician are eligible to get admission to the of B. Voc course.

  • Students who have completed Plus two and one year of BSS Diploma course in Veterinary Laboratory Technician are eligible to get direct admission to the second year of B. Voc course (3rd  semester).


Course Duration


  • Three years for those who enter into the course generally.

  • Candidates who have completed relevant and equivalent course are possible to get admission through lateral entry scheme (For further reference check Eligibility criteria section).


Veterinary Laboratory Technician Duties & Responsibilities


  • Dust, spray, or bathe animals to control insect pests.

  • Educate or advise clients on animal health care, nutrition, or behavior problems.

  • Examine animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.

  • Exercise animals or provide them with companionship.

  • Fill medication prescriptions.

  • Groom, trim, or clip animals' coats.

  • Cleaning and disinfecting cages

  • Monitoring animal behavior

  • Supplying animals with food and water

  • Facilitating reproduction of animals in the colony, when required

  • Recording detailed information about each animal’s weight, size, diet, and behavior

  • Maintaining database records

  • Collecting and analyzing data

  • Taking samples and compiling results

  • Maintaining and sterilizing equipment

  • Taking inventory of supplies

  • Writing reports

  • Creating employee work schedules

  • Supervising entry-level animal caretakers


Required Skills


  • Being kind and humane is important in working with animals involved in scientific research.

  •  Being patient helps to calm nervous or frightened animals during testing or if they are ill.

  • Accurately assessing the habits, behavior, and physical appearance of an animal is important to obtaining accurate research findings.

  • Properly evaluating the facts and information relative to the research being conducted is important for coming to an accurate conclusion.

  • Having strong relationship skills allows technicians to work effectively with scientists, assistants, and others involved in animal research.

  • Describing and recording observations, calculations, and findings clearly and accurately is key.

  • Being physically fit is necessary, as animals may need to be manipulated or lifted, as well as heavy medical equipment and instruments.


Work Environment


  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks

  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.

  • Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

  • Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.


Job Profiles:


  • Veterinary assistant

  • Laboratory animal caretaker

  • Research assistant

  •  Mid-level technician

  •  Senior-level technologist

  •  Adoption coordinators

  • Animal control officers

  •  Emergency rescue drivers

  •  Assistant shelter managers

  •   shelter directors.


‚ÄčAdvance Course


A student aspiring for more knowledge in the same or related domain can opt for higher studies in Master's degree.



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