The 'College of Animal Biotechnology' is a constituent college of the 'Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana' and situated in the main campus of the University at Ludhiana. The earlier 'Post-Graduate Institute of Veterinary Education and Research (PGIVER)' was upgraded to 'School of Animal Biotechnology' in 2010. The school was further upgraded to existing 'College of Animal Biotechnology' in 2019 to focus its research and teaching programs. The college aims towards directing the research to the need of the farmers in the field of animal sciences by promoting translational research in the area of Genomics, Vaccinology and Diagnostics, Stem and cell biology and Molecular biology.
The college offers graduate level program B.Tech (Biotechnology) with 30 seats and PG programs viz. M.V.Sc. (Animal Biotechnology) / M.Sc. (Biotechnology)/ M.Sc. (Biotechnology) with specialization in Animal Biotechnology with a total 17 seats and Ph.D (Animal Biotechnology/ Biotechnology) with an intake capacity of 4 seats for students with veterinary, agriculture and basic science backgrounds. The duration of graduate program is 4 years, masters' program is 2 years and Ph.D. program is 3 years.
The college is also striving to conduct translational research in the various fields of biotechnology on the topics of direct or indirect concern of animals, particularly livestock and the farmers. For such cutting edge research the college harbours numerous labs well equipped with sophisticated equipments to work on various fileds of biotechnology and life sciences.