Dean's Message

Welcome to the Faculty of Fisheries & Wildlife, University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore. This faculty comprises a family of highly motivated academicians, supporting staff and students who are passionate towards the advancement of knowledge. The Faculty of Fisheries & Wildlife, accommodates education and research on science and technology relevant to the nature and human activities. The Faculty possesses three Departments namely Fisheries & Aquaculture, Wildlife & Ecology and Biological Sciences.

The Faculty has developed its capability in both manpower production, basic and applied research and upholds the vision to be a center of academic excellence in the fields from the Fisheries, Aquaculture, Zoology, Biodiversity, Wildlife Management, Botany, Biological Sciences and Conservation Biology with a mission “Linking Science to Management”. Excellence in academic, research, innovation and capacity building has always been our priority. Particularly we have faculty members who are expert in their fields and providing quality education and innovative research. The Faculty is dedicated to generating and disseminating knowledge for the stewardship of natural and managed environments (aquatic and terrestrial) and the use of their products and services through teaching, research, and professional public outreach. Its Bachelors (BS Fisheries & Aquaculture, BS Zoology and BS Biological Sciences), Masters (M.Phil. Fisheries & Aquaculture, M.Phil. Wildlife & Ecology, M.Phil. Zoology and M.Phil. Botany) and doctoral programs (Ph.D. Fisheries & Aquaculture, Ph.D. Wildlife & Ecology and Ph.D. Zoology) provide enriched education and research. We accomplish this through a combination of quality education, scholarly research, extension education and public outreach programs.

The Faculty has been affiliated with National and International Institutions; Fisheries Research &Training Institute, Manawan, Lahore, Lahore Zoo, Fisheries Development Board, Punjab Wildlife Department, Veterinary Research Institute, Lahore, WWF Pakistan and Pakistan Fish Industry for research, teaching and practical training. The Faculty has developed international linkages and collaboration with World Fish Center, Malaysia, American Fisheries Association, Aqua Wales, University of Wales, Swansea, New Castle University, UK; Purdue University, Fort Wayne, USA & Ohio State University, USA; School of Biological Sciences, Scottish Fish Immunology Lab. University of Aberdeen, UK, Institute of Aquaculture, University of Sterling, Scotland, University of Laval, Quebec, Canada, Protos-Biotech, Mare Nostrum, Norway, University of Ataturk, Erzurum, Turkey, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungnam National University, South Korea, School of Agriculture and Aquaculture, Tra Vinh University, Vietnam, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Pearl River Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, China and Fujian Institute of Oceanography, Xiamen, China, US Soybean Export Corporation, USA.

As we strive to be the most productive and vibrant faculty in Pakistan, our faculty members uphold to provide excellent quality education. Our success during the past years was a result of hard work from our dedicated faculty members and students. Therefore, we have every reason to be confident that the coming years will bring a renewed commitment to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
I congratulate you on your admission in this highly prestigious and very high ranked institute of the nation.

Prof. Dr. Noor Khan
Dean,