Livestock Assistant Diploma (LAD) 2 years Program


Livestock Assistant Diploma Objectives:

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 towards 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, and livestock farms and fields. Moreover, it would ensure to provide technical skills for advising farmers on correct livestock management and hygiene practices, also efficiently handle 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 provide required treatment to sick or infected animals. Assist and advice progressive farmers to improve reproductive health by artificial insemination. Provide suggestions regarding seasonal vaccinations against diseases. Moreover, collect and analyze blood, milk and fecal samples for proper laboratory diagnosis. Performing deworming against ecto and endo parasites, and assist in animal ration preparation for better health and productivity of livestock animals. Educate and initiate awareness programs for locals on efficient animal breeding, feeding, disease control, management, marketing and conduct basic data collection in the field. Enhance employment opportunities as clinicians, livestock managers and work as independent livestock assistants at both national and international levels.  Previously, this university has announced the admission of many engineering fields but this time they announced the admission of livestock assistant diploma. This university is best for this field because we have the small practice hospital for the students of animal sciences.

Eligibility Criteria for LAD Program:

  • Minimum Pass marks in Secondary School Certificate Examination held by a recognized Board of Secondary Education in Pakistan for LAD Program.
  • Minimum Pass marks in Higher Secondary Certificate Examination held by a recognized Board of Intermediate Education in Pakistan or O/A Level and other equivalent to HSC for LAD Program.
  • Applications are invited for Link Road Campus.

Admission Requirement

  1. Intermediate with more than 20 % of passing marks.
  2. Aptitude Test 20%
  3. Interview 60%

Fees Structure:

Application Fee2500
Admission Fee25000
Semester Tuition Fee50000
Total Amount77500

Facilities at Campus:

Laboratories setup is available in various disciplines of animal health and production sciences. Microbiological, parasitological, pharmacological and physiological facilities are available at the Faculty of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. Additionally, Veterinary Clinics as well as birds and farm animals also available for learning purpose.