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. Vinod Kumar Gandotra

Designation: Dean, College of Veterinary Science, Rampura Phul ( Additional Charge)
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Gynaecology & Obstetrics, College of Veterinary Science Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University Ludhiana – 141004.
Telephone : 0161 - 2414003
Mobile: 9876051591

Academic Credentials

B.V.Sc. & A.H.

M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Gynaecology & Obstetrics)

Ph.D. (Veterinary Gynaecology & Obstetrics)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Augmentation of fertility in domestic animals

    Cryopreservation of semen in pet dogs

    Development of an antigen based kit for selection of high fertility bulls

    Research Honour’s /Awards

    1)    Fellowship by Indian Society for the Study of Animal Reproduction (ISSAR).

    2)    Post-Doctoral Fellowship by the Association of Commonwealth Universities, London, tenable at the University of Liverpool, UK from 01.09.2004 to 28.02.2005.

    3)    Nils Lagerlof Memorial Award-2015 & 2017 by Indian Society for the Study of Animal Reproduction (ISSAR).

    4)    Dr R D Sharma Award (2003, 2017) and Young scientist Awards (1999, 2002 and 2015) by ISSAR to the first authors for research work supervised and co-authored by me.

    5)    Appreciation Certificate from Punjab State Council for Science and Technology in the year 1994, for the contributions made in the field of physio-pathology of reproduction.

    6)    Appreciation letter from the Vice- Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana (1992).

    7) “Best Young Scientist” by ISSAR in respect of presentation of scientific paper during the IXth National Conference on Animal Reproduction, held at Hisar, Feb. 6-8, 1991.

    No. of Publications










    1)    Demra R, Gandotra V K, Singh A K and Ajeet Kumar. 2017. Validation of sericin concentration in semen freezing media and its effect on post-thaw quality of buffalo bull semen.  Veterinary Practioner 18(1): 42-44.

    2)    Patel M K, Cheema R S, Bansal A K and Gandotra V K. (2016). A 31-kDa Seminal Plasma Heparin Binding Protein reduces cold shock stress during Cryo-preservation of Cross-bred Cattle Bull Semen. Theriogenology 86 (2016) 1599–1606.

    3)    Patel M K, Gandotra V K, Cheema R S, Bansal A K and Kumar A. (2016). Seminal plasma heparin binding proteins improve semen quality by reducing oxidative stress during cryopreservation of cattle bull semen. Asian Australasian journal of Animal Sciences 29(9): 1247–1255.

    4)    Cheema R S, Bansal A K, Patel M, Gandotra V K. (2016) Purification and Characterization of Heparin Binding Proteins from Seminal Plasma of Crossbred Cattle Bulls by Affinity Chromatography, SDS-PAGE and Mass Spectrometery. J Proteomics Enzymol 5:1. doi:10.4172/2470-1289.1000127

    5)    Ahirwar K K. Gandotra V K, Ghuman S P S, Singh Narinder, Pathak D, Singh Opinder and Brar P S (2016) The influence of season on surface follicle count and oocyte quality in buffalo ovaries. Indian Veterinary Journal 93(10): 25-28.

    6)    Singh N, Ghuman S S and Gandotra V K (2016) Predicting the impact of degree and duration of uterine torsion on uterine blood supply in cattle using doppler ultrasonography. Journal of Animal Research 6(4): 685-689.

    7)    Ahriwar K K, Gandotra V K, Ghuman S P S and Honparkhe M (2017) Seasonal variation in hormonal and enzymatic profile in plasma and follicular fluid of buffalo subjected to ovulation synchronization protocol. Indian Veterinary Journal 94(1): 22-24.

    8)    Cheema R S, Vashishat N, Bansal A K and Gandotra V K. (2015) Mutual interaction of dog sperm LDHC4, PH-20, actin and tubulin proteins and their immunocontraceptive potential in bitches. Indian Journal of Animal Research, 49 (4): 460-468.

    9)    Kumar A, Singh J, Ravi Kumar G V P P S, Cheema R S, Pandey A K, Singh P, Ghuman S P S, Brar P S and Gandotra V K (2016) Prediction of buffalo bull fertility on the basis of sperm motion traits, viability, membrane integrity, heat shock protein (HSP70) expression and fertility associated antigen (FAA). Indian Journal of Animal Science 86(6): 648-654

    10) Honparkhe M, Gandotra V K, Matharoo J S, Ghuman S P S, Dadarwal D and Singh J. 2014. Synchronization of follicular wave emergence following ultrasound-guided transvaginal follicle ablation or estradiol-17 beta administration in water buffalo (Bubalusbubalis). Animal Reproduction Science 146 (1), 5-14.