Standardization Division


  • Quality testing of veterinary vaccines, diagnostics and antigens under the provisions laid down in the Schedule F1 of the Drug and Cosmetics Act (1940) and regulating both manufactured and imported veterinary biological products.
  • Review the minimum requirements of the standards for veterinary immunobiologicals and to deliberate on issues related to the Drug and Cosmetics Act (1940) and Indian Pharmacopoeia (Veterinary Supplement).
  • Nodal agency for veterinary type cultures for supply of strains of bacterial/viral/protozoan cultures for production, standardization and quality control of vaccines and, for research and training.
  • Research on standardization of protocols for testing of veterinary vaccines, antigens and antisera.
  • Human resource development (HRD):
    • Post graduate teaching and research guidance for the degree of M.V.Sc. and PhD
    • Specific teaching and training programmes on “standardization and quality control of veterinary immunobiologicals” include the following:
    • National diploma in biological products (NDBP)
    • Short term certificate course
  • Advisory services in matters referred by Ministries or other organizations.

This is the official website of ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute (ICAR-IVRI), Izatnagar, an institute under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Deparment of Agricultural Research & Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.

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