The first meeting of the Board of Studies (BoS) for Basic Sciences Faculty was held on 15.05.2017 at FC & RI, Ponneri. The meeting was convened by Dr. K. Karal Marx, Dean, Basic Sciences and attended by its members. Dr. M. Krishnan, Central University, Rajasthan and Dr. S. Mohan Kumar, TNAU, Coimbatore were the special invitees of the meeting. Dr. Jitendra Kumar Sundaray, Director Acting, ICAR-CIFA, Bhubaneshwar and Dr. K. Kumanan, Dean, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Madras Veterinary College also participated in the meeting as external experts and gave their valuable comments. Agendas in the meeting mainly revolved around starting new M.F.Sc., Ph.D. programmes and creation of new Departments under Faculty of Basic Sciences, Institute of Post Graduate Studies, OMR campus, Vanniyanchavadi, Chennai. In this Meeting, all agendas put forth were accepted and recommended to the academic council for further approval.