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DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY


1. About the Department:

The faculties of department are actively involved in academic, institutional and capacity building activities of the college. Faculty also serves as life members of different professional groups and societies, review committee, student advisory committee, organizing committees of Institutional/National level. Faculty has received notable awards and certificates in conferences, professional bodies, etc.


2. Courses Offered:


A. Theory – Veterinary Physiology (Credit Hours: 4+1)

Sr. No. UG Courses Title
1 Unit - I Blood, Cardiovascular, Nervous and Muscular Systems
2 Unit– II Digestive and Respiratory Systems
3 Unit - III Excretory and Endocrine Systems
4 Unit - IV Reproduction, Lactation, Growth and Environmental Physiology

B. Practical: Veterinary Physiology

Sr. No. UG Courses Title
1 Unit– I& II Blood, Cardiovascular, Nervous and Muscular Systems& Digestive and Respiratory Systems
2 Unit– III & IV Excretory and Endocrine Systems & Reproduction, Lactation, Growth and Environmental Physiology

C. Theory -Veterinary Biochemistry (Credit Hours: 2+1)

Sr. No. UG Courses Title
1 Unit - I General Veterinary Biochemistry
2 Unit– II Intermediary Metabolism
3 Unit - III Veterinary Analytical Biochemistry

D. Practical: Veterinary Biochemistry

Sr. No. UG Courses Title
1 Biochemistry Unit - I General Veterinary Biochemistry
2 Biochemistry Unit - II Intermediary Metabolism
2 Biochemistry Unit - III Veterinary Analytical Biochemistry

3. Facilities Available/ Department Sections:

Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry Lab has adequate facilities to undertake research on mammalian and avian hematology, climatology and basic biochemical analysis. The available facilities are Automatic Hematologicalanalyzer, Spectrophotometer, ECG, Elisa Reader, Sphygmomanometer (Digital/LED/Dial), Viscometer, Urinometer, Meteorological instruments (Max and Min thermometer, Wind vane, Lux meter, Sling Pshychrometer, Anemometer, Barometer & Rain gauge), Flame Photometer, Paper Chromatography system, Fume hood, Blood Chemistry semi auto analyzer, Refractometer, Spectrophotometer, Calorimeter etc. In addition to regular academic activities, Dept. of VPB actively participates in Institutional and capacity building programmes. Dept. of VPB organized the following events during the academic session 2017-18 & 2018-19


  • a) Visit to Meteorological centre, Jaipur for I Year B.V.Sc. & A. H. students (2018-19) on 15/03/2019
  • b) National Veterinary Physiology Quiz 2018 – Institute level competition on 25/09/2018 by Dept. of VPB, ACVM at Jaipur
  • c) Society of Animal Physiologists of India (SAPI) and Dept of VPB, ACVM jointly organized National Veterinary Physiology Quiz 2018 – Zonal Level competition on 06/10/2018.
  • d) Department also involved in implementing new teaching methodologies and ICTs in day-to-day lectures such as Micro-teaching, online class test, etc,
  • e) Department also analyzes the clinical sample routinely for various hematological and biochemical parameters received from Veterinary Clinical complex & Livestock farm complex.

4. Departmental Publications:


Manuals :

Physiology     : Manual-1 (Unit I and II)
Physiology     : Manual-2 (Unit III and IV)
Biochemistry : Manual-1 (Unit I and III)
Biochemistry : Manual-2 (Unit II)

Dr. M. A. Quadri

Dr. Thulasiraman P.

Dr. Rachana Sharma

Dr. Shraddha D. Sirsat