Extracts of the VCI Regulations, 2016
Regulations Part III (6)
A candidate shall not be admitted to Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry Degree course unless,

(a) He or she has completed the minimum age of 17 years and the maximum age of 25 years on or before the 31st December of that year of his or her admission to the 1st year of Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry Course; and there shall be relaxation of maximum age by 5 years for Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe or other Backward Class candidates.
(b) He or she has passed the qualifying examination as defined under the regulation with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biotechnology and English (as a core course) and obtained marks as specified under regulations (7) or an examination equivalent to intermediate science examination of an Indian university or Board recognised by the Association of Indian Universities taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology including a practical test in each of these subjects and English.
Regulations Part III (7)
(1) The selection of students for admission to Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry Degree Course in Government or Private Colleges shall only be on the basis of merit through a competitive entrance examination conducted by university or State Government or Veterinary Council of \India to achieve a uniform evaluation, as there may be variation amongst students at qualifying examinations conducted by different agencies and reservation policy shall be as per Government of India for Veterinary Council of India seats and for States as per their reservation policy.

(2) To be eligible for competitive entrance examination, a candidate shall have to pass any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated under the head, "Admission of Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry Degree Course" specified under regulation 6.

(3) A candidate under General category for admission to the Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry degree course shall have to qualify in each of the subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology , and obtained 50% marksin aggregate of these subjects, at the qualifying examination and admission of students to B.V.Sc and A.H. degree course shall be made only on the basis of his or her merit in the competitive entrance examination and no other merit or weightage shall be considered for admission to Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry degree course .

(4) In respect of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe or other special category of students as specified by the Government from time to time, marks required for admission shall be 5% less than that prescribed for general category i.e 47.5% and where the seats reserved for the Scheduled Caste and the Scheduled Tribes students in any State cannot be filled for want of requisite number of candidates fulfilling the minimum requirement prescribed from that state, then such vacancies shall be filled up on ALL India basis with students belonging to the Scheduled Caste and the Scheduled Tribes obtaining not less than the minimum prescribed pass percentage.

(5) The students who are educated abroad seeking admission in Veterinary colleges in India should have passed the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biotechnology and English up to the 12th Standard level with 50 % marks in aggregate of thee subjects.

(6) Sponsored candidates shall have to qualify the admission procedures as laid down for the students under general category.

(7) Admission of candidates in Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry Degree course under bilateral exchange programme shall be regulated by Veterinary Council of India or on recommendation of Government of India.

(8) 15 % of the total number of seats of each recognised veterinary college which is included in the First Schedule of the Act shall be reserved and filled on an all India basis through Common Entrance Examination and seats for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribes or Physically handicapped or Other backward classes against said 15 % quota of Veterinary Council of India shall be reserved to the filled up as per Government of India policy.

(9) The candidate selected through this examination shall be admitted in various recognised veterinary college as per the eligibility criteria prescribed in this regulations only and the last date for reporting of this candidates to the allotted university or Veterinary Institution shall be 15the September of that year irrespective of the closing date of admission of that university or Veterinary Institution for that year, if earlier, the vacant seats may be filled by the veterinary college or university by 30th September which shall be the final cut-of date for the admission and there after no admission shall be made.

(10) A candidate shall not be allowed admission to Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry degree course including those admitted under 15 % reserved quota of Veterinary Council of India if he or she suffers the following disabilities mainly :
(a) disability of total body including disability of chestorspine more than 50 %
(b) disability of lower limb of more than 50 %
(c) disability of upper limb
(d) visually handicapped candidates and those with hearing disability
(e) candidates with progressive diseases like myopathies etc.
(f) Disabilities which otherwise would interfere in the performance of the duties of a veterinarian.

(11) The disabilities shall be certified by a duly constituted and Government authorized Medical Board comprising of at least three specialists out of which two shall be the speciality concerned and the candidate has to present him or herself before the Medical Board and the last valid disability certificate of the candidate from a Medical Board shall not be more than three months old from the date of submitting his or her certificate for disabled candidates.

(12) After the final admissions, each Veterinary college shall submit the details of the students admitted in the first professional of B.V.Sc & A.H. programme and similarly the list of students who pass out shall also be submitted to the Veterinary Council of India.