Livestock Assistant Diploma (LAD) 2 years Program

Date to Apply for Entry Test:
28th December, 2023 to 29th January, 2024
Entry Test Date at Link Road:
31st January, 2024



The primary goal of a Livestock Assistant is to provide organized technical and skilled services of modern animal husbandry studies and techniques that help in improving the productivity of domestic livestock. In addition, these services ensure a sustainable livelihood and provide a route toward poverty alleviation, particularly in rural areas. Livestock Assistant Diploma at Ziauddin University is a 2-year program that would professionally train students for assisting Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) graduates at veterinary hospitals, dispensaries, livestock farms, and fields. Moreover, it would ensure to provide of technical skills for advising farmers on livestock management and hygiene practices, also efficiently handling major/minor livestock-related cases.

Further, the aim of the diploma includes teaching technical skills that would enable students with the services of analyzing signs of diseases and providing required treatment to sick or infected animals. To assist progressive farmers in improving the reproductive health of their animals. Helps in seasonal vaccinations against major animal diseases. Moreover, collection and analysis of blood, milk and fecal samples for proper laboratory diagnosis and improvement of animal health.

Eligibility Criteria for LAD Program:

  • HSC/Intermediate in (Pre-medical group) or A Level for LAD Program.
  • Applications are invited for Link Road Campus.

Admission Requirement

  • Intermediate with more than 20 % of passing marks.
  • Aptitude Test 20%
  • Interview 60%

Programme Overview

Livestock Assistant Diploma (LAD).  02-Year Diploma Course

Career Prospects

  1. Livestock Assistant in Government/Semi Government organizations
  2. Livestock Farm Management under supervision.
  3. Sales and Marketing of Veterinary Products
  4. Laboratory Assistant in clinical/Animal disease diagnostic labs

Fees Structure:

Admission Fee25,000
Security Deposit5,000
Registration Fee2,500
Student Fund2,000
Semester Tuition Fee50,000
Examination Fee500
Total Amount85,000