Prospective Career Dimensions of Undergraduate Veterinary Students in Andhra Pradesh
Marella Krishna Bharadwaja G. R. K. Sharma B. Channappagouda
Vol 7(2), 144-147
A study was carried out to explore the prospective career dimensions of undergraduate veterinary students in Andhra Pradesh. Data was collected through structured questionnaire from randomly selected 150 undergraduate students from the existing three veterinary colleges (50 from each) under Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University. The results revealed that majority of the students (78.60 per cent) preferred to work in India after completion of their graduation, preferred more for government jobs rather than private practice which was opposite to those students revealed in developed countries. Irrespective to the colleges, majority of the students desired to work in rural areas (64.00 per cent) and chose large animal practice (42.00 per cent) as their choice of practice while majority of the students expressed that they want to pursue higher studies (72.00 per cent), among them most wanted to pursue in Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University (32.00 per cent) after completion of under graduation and also opinioned that internship training programme (84.00 per cent) at undergraduate level is relevant in career selection.
Keywords : Veterinary Science Students Career
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