Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) is India’s premier advanced research facility in the field of veterinary medicine and allied branches. The Institute is located at Izatnagar, Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh state. It has regional campuses at Mukteshwar, Bangalore, Palampur, Bhopal, Kolkata and Srinagar.
Established in 1889, the IVRI has a long long scientific heritage has always enjoyed a certain prestige, a tradition all of its own. Formerly known as Imperial Bacteriological Laboratory, it was renamed in 1925 as Imperial Veterinary Research Institute. The name of the Institute was changed following independence to Indian Veterinary Research Institute. Administrative control of the Institute is currently under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi.
The institute imparts quality post-graduate education to students not only from various parts of the country but also from overseas. The institute continues to play an important role in quality control and potency testing of immunobiological to various stakeholders with a good liaison with industry.