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: Animal Geneticist
Contact Address: Department of Animal Genetics & Breeding, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414042
Mobile: +91-8427100353(R)

Academic Credentials

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

Area of Research Interests

To establish the herd of elite animals of dairy cattle and buffaloes.Genetic improvement of dairy animals through the applications of quantitative and molecular genetics.  

Ongoing Projects

Sr. No. Name Funding Agency Year of Start
1. Network Project on Buffalo Improvement (Main Unit) (as PI) ICAR 1992
2. Open Nucleus Breeding system to improve Sahiwal cattle and Nili Ravi Buffaloes in the State of Punjab (as PI) State Govt. 2009
3. AICRP on Cattle-Network Project on Sahiwal Improvement (Data Recording Unit) (as PI) ICAR 2010
4. Establishment of Regional Research centre for Nili Ravi Buffalo (as PI) State Govt. 2008
5. Establishment of Regional Research Centre for Sahiwal Cattle (as co-PI) State Govt. 2007
6. Research Facility for Dairy Cattle and Buffalo Breeding (as Co-PI) State Govt. 1974-75
7. General Dairy Farm (as Co-PI) State Govt. 1965
8. Additional facilities for the modernization of dairy operation (as co-PI) State Govt. 1994

Research Honour’s /Awards

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 18-19 Feb., 2011 at Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar.

Students Presently Working

M.V.Sc./M.Sc:: 4

No. of Publications

Research: 7 Extension: 15 Books: Nil Manuals: Nil


Simarjeet Kaur and Parmar, O. S. (2010). Body weights and growth rates of crossbred heifers produced from Holstein Friesian Bulls from different countries. Indian Veterinary Journal (Accepted)

C.S Bahga, Simarjeet Kaur, C.S Ahuja and M.L Mehra (2010). Study of Relationship between growth rate, heat tolerance and blood constituents in crossbred female calves with different exotic inheritance. Journal of Livestock Biodiversity. (Accepted).

C.S Bahga, Simarjeet Kaur, C.S Ahuja and M.L Mehra (2010). Body condition scores and blood composition in normal and repeat breeding dairy cows. Indian J Animal Physiology (Accepted).

Simarjeet Kaur, O S Parmar and GVPPS Ravi Kumar (2007). RAPD Assay to evaluate the Genetic Diversity of Holstein Friesian crossbred cattle produced using sires obtained from different countries. Indian J Dairy Science, 60 (4):268-273.

Kumar R., Kaur R, Kaur S, Sethi P and Srikala R (2006). Sequence characterization and phylogenetic analysis of Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase gene in Bubalis buffalus. Online Journal of Veterinary Research, 10 (2):116-120.

Simarjeet Kaur, R C Sharma and M R Singh (2005). Relative significance of Age, Weight and Peak Yield of first lactation in influencing the production potential of Murrah buffaloes. Indian Veterinary Medical Journal (Accepted).

Simarjeet Kaur, R C Sharma and M R Singh (2004). Genetic and phenotypic inter-relationship among some economic characters in Murrah buffaloes. Indian Veterinary Medical Journal (Accepted).