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. Gurcharan Singh Dhaliwal

Designation: Professor
Contact Address: Department of Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414007
Mobile: +91-9888251300(R)

Academic Credentials

Teaching and Other Appointments

Involved in teaching theory and practical of UG and PG courses of gynaecology, obstetrics, andrology and animal reproduction for last 27 years. These included class lectures, innovative demonstrations, practical training and follow-up duties along with examination of students. Involved in development of UG course curriculum of Vety Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Andrology which was approved by Veterinary Council of India. Delivered more than 22 expert lectures in advance training courses organized by the department of Veterinary Gynecology and Obstetrics, GADVASU and other Universities.

Other Appointments

Area of Research Interests

Area of research interest includes Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics. Developed basic format to pre-analyse the prognosis and to select treatment strategy in uterine torsion cases; this improved survival rate, and is in practice throughout the state. Developed protocol for oestrus induction in buffaloes using PGF2? by two routes viz., intramuscular and intravulvosubmucosal. Conception rates were similar at observed and pre-determined insemination schedules using intramuscular route. Developed protocol for combined use of PRID and PMSG to insure good ovulatory response and fertility in anoestrus buffaloes. Also completed Commonwealth Post-doctorate research focused on immunology of the bovine uterus; population of inflammatory cells, concentration of Igs, and density of Ig-producing cells within the uterus were investigated in relation to the stage of the oestrous cycle. Established for the first time a close association between leptospirosis infection and subfertility in UK dairy cows.

Research Honour’s /Awards

Students Guided

M.V.Sc./M.Sc:: 7 Ph.D: 2

Students Presently Working

M.V.Sc./M.Sc:: 1 Ph.D: 1

No. of Publications

Research: 140 Extension: 19 Books: 10 Manuals: 1


Malik A A, Gandotra V K, Brar P S, Ghuman S P S and Dhaliwal G S (2011) Attenuation of luteolytic response following fish meal supplementation in dairy buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). Animal Reproduction Science 126: 45-49.

Pandey A.K, Dhaliwal G.S, Ghuman S.P.S and Agarwal S.K (2011). Impact of pre-ovulatory follicle diameter on plasma estradiol, subsequent luteal profiles and conception rate in buffalo (Bubalus bubalis). Animal Reproduction Science 123: 169-174.

Sharma, Sumeet; Davies Morel MCG and Dhaliwal G.S. (2010). Factors affecting the incidence of postpartum oestrus, ovarian activity and reproductive performance in Thoroughbred mares bred at foal heat under Indian subtropical conditions. Theriogenology 74; 90-99.

Sharma, Sumeet and Dhaliwal G.S. (2010). Escherchia coli Lipopolysaccharide-induced immunomodulation along with oxytocin administration after mating as a treatment protocol for persistent endometritis in mares. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 30: 259-265.

Sharma, Sumeet; Dhaliwal GS and Dadarwal, D (2010). Reproductive efficiency of thoroughbred mares under Indian subtropical conditions: A retrospective survey over 7 years. Animal Reproduction Science 117: 241-248.

Sharma, Sumeet, Dhaliwal G S , Gosal Navjot S., Varun (2011) The impact of uterine therapies on reproductive efficiency in Thoroughbred mares; is this affected by mare age and reproductive status. Veterinarski Arhiv 81 (2) 163-173

Jadon R.S.; Dhaliwal GS and Jand S.K. (2005). Prevalence of aerobic and anaerobic uterine bacteria during peripartum period in normal and dystocia affected buffaloes. Animal Reproduction Science 88:215-224.

Dhaliwal, G.S; Murray, R.D.; Rees, E.M.; Howard, C.V. and Beech, D.J. (2002) Quantitative unbiased estimates of endometrial gland surface area and volume in cycling cows and heifers. Research in Veterinary Science (73): 259-265.

Singh, J.; Dhaliwal GS and Arora, A.K. (2000). Cytological and microbiological changes in peritoneal fluid of caesarean operated buffaloes following anti-adhesion treatment. Buffalo Journal 1: 53-61.

Dhaliwal, G.S.; Murray, R.D.; Dobson, H.; Montgomery, J. and Ellis, W.A. (1996) Reduced conception rates in dairy cattle associated with serological evidence of Leptospira interrogans serovar hardjo infection. Veterinary Record. 139, 110-114.