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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Veterinary Science, Rampura Phul

Faculty Detail

Dr Varun Bassesar

Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Sciences, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Rampura Phul Bathinda, Punjab – 151103.
Telephone :
Mobile: 7006367693

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc.& A.H.
  • M.V.Sc. in Veterinary Pathology
  • Ph.D. in Veterinary Pathology

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching all courses of B.V.Sc including General, Systemic, Avian, Oncology, Clinical pathology, Necropsy, Pathology of Infectious and Non Infectious diseases, Pathology of diseases of laboratory and wild animals.

Other Appointments

  • Registered with State Veterinary Council (J&K)
  • Life Membership for Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists.
  • Life Membership for Khalsa Veterinary College Alumni
  •  Life Member of Indian Society for Advancement of Canine Practice

Area of Research Interests

  • Small ruminant pathology, Poultry Pathology, Diagnosis of different diseases through histopathology, immunohistochemistry and molecular techniques.

No. of Publications

Research: 12Extension: 02
             Books: Nil                  Manuals: 06


  • Bassessar, Varun, Yamini Verma, and Madhu Swamy. "Antibiogram of bacterial species isolated from canine pyometra." Veterinary World 6, no. 8 (2013): 546.
  • Bassessar, Varun, A. B. Shrivastav, Madhu Swamy, Kajal Jadhav, and Nidhi Rajput. "Polymerase chain reaction-based detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis IS6110 in cattle faeces." Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology (2014): 10-13.
  • Bassessar, Varun, A. B. Shrivastav, Madhu Swamy, and Amol Rokde. "Comparison between intradermal tuberculin skin testing and interferon gamma ELISA for diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis in Jabalpur region." Indian J. Anim. Sci 84, no. 2 (2014): 115-119.
  • Bassessar, Varun, A. B. Shrivastava, and Madhu Swamy. "Histopathological and Molecular Investigation of Natural Cases of Bovine Tuberculosis Infection in Cattle." Journal of Animal Research 9, no. 6 (2019): 919-925.
  • Varun Bassessar, Yamini Verma, and Madhu Swamy. "Histopathological and microbiological study of canine pyometra." Veterinary Practitioner Vol. 15 No. 2December 2014.
  • Varun Bassessar, Yamini Verma and Madhu Swamy. Pathogenecity trail of E.coli from pyometric female dogs. Journal of Canine Development & Research.
  • Varun Bassessar, Yamini Verma and Madhu Swamy. Hemato-biochemical alterations in canine pyometra. Journal of Canine Development & Research.
  • Sambyal, N., Bassessar, V., Singh, R., Rufai, N., & Mengi, B. (2020). Isolation of Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria ivanovii and its Nitric Oxide Expression Level in Serum, Brain and Reproductive Organs of Sheep. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 9(8): 223-230.
  • Singh, Rahul, Varun Bassessar, Priynka Rani, M. L. Mehra, and Shagufta Azmi. "Pathomorphological diagnosis of Hepatitis-hydropericardium syndrome in poultry: A case report." Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 7 (2019): 621-623.
  • V Bassessar, Dr. Sreekala S Mohandas, R Ravindran and NS Sharma. Current Prospectives on histopathological and microbiological aspect of Pyometra: A Review. International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry 2023; 8(4): 238-243.