Veterinary JTA is a 15 month program run under CTEVT affiliation. Nepal being an agricultural country, its economy is predominantly dependent on agriculture and agro-based ventures. Over 65% of the total population of Nepal depends on agriculture. 42% of the GDP is tied up in agriculture sector. At present livestock contributes about 31% to the total AGDP of the country. Milk is by far the most important commodity of livestock with meat next. High productivity from animals and crops is possible only through genetic improvement of animals, scientific management with least cost and scientific cropping system with cost effective respectively and commercialization coverage.
Nepal Government has given high priority in agriculture sector. Most of the INGOs/NGOs are working in agro-livestock sectors. They need agro-veterinary technicians. CTEVT has been conducting annex program in most of the high schools and currently, Nepal Government is going to launch plus 2 levels for agro-vet technicians in academically potential high schools from class 9. For effective running these programs, agro-vet technicians are highly encouraged and demanded. Potential fields are available for veterinary clinical practice. Employment opportunity will be seen in GON, NARC, INGO/NGO, commercial bank/development bank viz, Nepal bank, ADB/N and abroad (opportunity to work in Israel).