Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Simarjeet Kaur

Designation: Senior Animal Geneticist-cum-Head
Contact Address:Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab, 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414022
Mobile: 8427100353

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc.& A.H.
  • M.V.Sc.
  • Ph.D.

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching interest to UG & PG students in the subjects of animal genetics, molecular and quantitative genetics; and Dairy cattle and buffalo breeding.

Other Appointments

  • Executive Member of Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity.
  • Editorial Board Member of the Indian Journal of Livestock, Veterinary and Animal Sciences.
  • Editorial Board Member of the VigyanikPashuPalan Magazine.

Area of Research Interests

To establish the elite herd of Sahiwal & Crossbred Cattle and Nili Ravi & Murrah buffaloes.Genetic improvement of dairy animals through the applications of quantitative and molecular genetics.

Ongoing Projects

Title of the project

Funding Agency



 Project on Buffalo Improvement Centre of Nili Ravi at GADVASU, Ludhiana.





Establishment of Regional Research and Training Centre for Buffaloes in the Tarn Taran District.

Govt. of Punjab



Open Nucleus Breeding System to Improve Sahiwal Cattle and Nili Ravi Buffaloes in the State of Punjab.





“Establishment of State of the Art Institute for Sahiwal Cattle” at RRTC, Kaljharani, Bathinda


2015- Cont.


Network Project on Buffalo Improvement (Main Unit) ICAR-4




AICRP on Cattle- Sahiwal  (Data Recording Unit)




Research facilities for dairy cattle and buffalo breeding (NPV-8)

Govt. of Punjab

2012- Conti.


Establishment of Regional Research centre for Nili Ravi Buffalo (PV-1)

Govt. of Punjab

2009- Conti.


RKVY-12-1.4: Strengthening and Conservation of Nili Ravi Buffalo


2018- 20



Towards climate resilient livestock production system in Punjab

Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, GOI


2016- Cont.


Establishment of Regional Research centre for Sahiwal Cattle

Govt. of Punjab


2016- Cont.


RKVY-7- F3 :Studies on the Genetic parameters of residual feed intake (RFI) in crossbred cattle



2016 (Completed)


RKVY-7- F-1: Studies on the silage based total mixed ration feeding to high yielding dairy



2016 (Completed)

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • ‘Promising Dairy Breeder Award’ during the celebrations of ‘World Veterinary Day’ on 25th April, 2015 organized by Vets Club and GADVASU, Ludhiana.
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award during the Pearl Jubilee Celebrations, 29th October, 2017.
  • Bestowed with Inspiring Lady Veterinarian award 2021 on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2021 by PASHUDHAN PRAHAREE.
  • Bestowed with Best Paper Presentation Award in the X Annual Convention of SOCDAB & National Symposium on “Integrated Development of Vast Biodiversity of Indigenous Livestock for Long Term Rural Livelihood Security” held during February 07-08, 2013 at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar.
  • Best Paper Presentation Award in National Symposium on “Domestic Animal Diversity”, held during Feb.10-11, 2005 at NBAGR, Karnal.
  • Best Paper Presentation Award in the VIII Annual Convention of SOCDAB & National Symposium on, "Animal Genetic Resources for Sustainable Livestock Sector in India" held during Feb.18-19, 2011 at Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar.
  • Best Paper Award (2nd) for the article published in Indian Journal of Dairy Science, 2014 by Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award during International Symposium on “Sustainable Management of Animal Genetic Resources for Livelihood Security in Developing Countries” organized by Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity held during 13-14 Feb., 2015 at Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award during National Conference of SVAHE on “Push to livestock farming through knowledge empowerment of the farmers” organized by Society of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension (SVAHE) at GADVASU, Ludhiana.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award (1st position) to the research paper “ In vitro analysis showing the linkage between HSF1 and cellular thermo-tolerance in Zebu and crossbred non lactating cattle authored by Jaspreet K Gill, J S Arora, BV Sunil Kumar, CS Mukhopadhyay and Simarjeet Kaur during 15th convocation of National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (NAVS) and National Symposium on “Sustainable Livestock Development for Food and Nutritional Security: Way Forward” during October 22-23, 2016 at Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Amritsar.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award to the research paper, “Improved Biogas Plants vis-a-vis Futuristic Energy Alternative for Rural India” authored by S. S. Sooch and Simarjeet Kaur* during XIV Annual Convention of Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity held during February 8-10, 2017 at Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Mannuthy, Thrissur.
  • Best Paper Presentation Award (Oral)  to the research paper, “Prediction of 305 Days Milk Yield using Peak Yield in Murrah Buffaloes” authored by Simarjeet Kaur*, B. K. Bansal, Neeraj Kashyap, Puneet Malhotra and P. S. Brar during Asian Buffalo congress organized by Asian Buffalo Association held during February 1-4, 2018 at CIRB, Hisar, Haryana.
  • Award of Honour during the celebrations of Sahiwal Day on 04.12.2019 at RRTC, Kaljharani, Bathinda.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award to the Research Paper,” Sire evaluation considering first lactation and Milk Constituent traits authored by Amninder Singh, P.P. Dubey, Simarjeet Kaur and Puneet Malhotra during International web conference (GRISAAS-2020) held during December 28-30, 2020.

No. of Publications

Research: 42
Extension: 15
Books: 0
Manuals: 3


  • Sharma N, Narang R, Ratwan P, Kashyap N, Kumari S, Kaur S and Raina V (2019). Prediction of first lactation 305-days lactation milk yield from peak yield and test day milk yields in crossbred cattle. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 892, 200-203.
  • Ramandeep Kaur, Puneet Malhotra, NeerajKashyap, Shakti Kant Dash and Simarjeet Kaur (2020). Selection of Elite Murrah Buffaloes Based on Association of Production Traits. Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development Vol. 15(1), 219-226.
  • Rohit Gupta, Saroj Kumar Sahoo, Simarjeet Kaur, Shakti Kant Dash, Puneet Malhotra (2020). Modeling Lactation Curve for Test Day Milk Yields in Holstein Friesian Crossbred Cattle. International Journal of Livestock Research Vol. 10 (9) 31-36.
  • Gupta R, Sahoo SK, Kaur S, Dash SK, Malhotra P and Bansal BK (2020). Effect of non-genetic factors on test-day milk yields and first lactation milk yields in Holstein Friesian × Sahiwal cattle. Journal of Animal Research 10(3): 447-451.
  • M. Singh, M. P. Singh,  S. Kaur H. K. Verma (2020) Occlusion of Small Intestine caused by Trichobezoars (Hair Balls) in Sahiwal Calves-A Case Study. International Journal of Livestock Research,Vol.10(1),75-77.
  • M. Singh, S. Kaur, M. P. Singh and H. K. Verma (2020). Productive and Reproductive Performance Traits Associated with Sahiwal Cattle of Punjab. International Journal of Livestock Research, Vol. 10 (12), 178-183. (12), 178-183.
  • Jasdeep Singh, Jasdeep Kaur Dhanoa, Ratan K Choudhary, Amarjit Singh, Ram Saran Sethi, Simarjeet Kaur and Chandra SekharMukhopadhyay (2020). MicroRNA expression profiling in PBMCs of Indian water Buffalo (Bubalusbubalis) infected with Brucella and Johne’s disease. ExRNA. (2020) 2:8;
  • PriyabrataBehera, Simarjeet Kaur, R S Sethi and Chandra SekharMukhopadhyay (2020). Identification and Validation of Differentially Expressed Genes via-s-vis Exploration of the Modular Pathways in Diseased Versus Healthy Nili Ravi Water Buffalo. Journal of Molecular Biomarkers & Diagnosis. Vol. 11:6, 2020.
  • Gupta R, Sahoo SK, Kaur S, Dash SK and Malhotra P (2021). Prediction of First Lactation 305-Day Milk Yield by Test Day Simple and Multiple Regression Models in Holstein Friesian Crossbred Cattle. International Journal of Livestock Research 11(4): 95-99.
  • Ali, T.M., Narang, R., Dubey, P.P. and Kaur, S. (2021). Characterization of Lactation Curve Patterns using Non-Linear Models in Crossbred Dairy Cattle. Indian Journal of Animal Research,.Doi: 10.18805/IJAR.B-4289.