Dr. Ajeet Kumar


Brief Introduction

Dr Ajeet Kumar has joined as Professor cum Chief Scientist in the department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics in April 2020. He has graduated from Bihar Veterinary College, Patna (1999); M.V.Sc. from PAU, Ludhiana (2001) and PhD from GADVASU, Ludhiana (2011). Dr. Kumar has started his professional career in 2002 as an Assistant Professor in Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, PAU, Ludhiana and rose to Associate Professor in GADVASU, Ludhiana in 2016. He has 17.5 years of experience of teaching, research and extension. His area of expertise is bull fertility and semen cryopreservation. He has developed rapid freezing protocol for cryopreservation of buffalo bull semen. Dr. Kumar has handled 04 projects as PI and 09 projects as Co-PI (DBT/DST/UGC/ICAR/RKVY) and guided 04 MVSc students. He has published 116 research papers and developed several extension materials like pamphlets, brochures, models for creating awareness among farmers.

Area of Specialization:     

Andrology and AI

Five best Research articles:

  • Ajeet Kumar, Tom Kroetsch, Patrick Blondin and M Anzar (2015) Fertility-associated metabolites in bull seminal plasma and blood serum: 1H nuclear magnetic resonance analysis. Molecular Reproduction Development. 82(2) 123-31. NAAS list – 8.73
  • Ajeet Kumar, Jagir Singh, GVPPS Ravi Kumar, Ranjna S Cheema, AK Pandey, Pawan Singh, SPS Ghuman, PS Brar, VK Gandotra (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). The Indian J Animal Sciences 86(6) 648-654. NAAS – 6.13
  • Ajeet Kumar, Singh K, Honparkhe M, Kaur S, Ghuman S P S and Brar P S (2016) Physical conformation and ultrasonographic approaches for breeding soundness evaluation of high and low libido crossbred bulls. Indian J Animal Reprod. 37:1, 19-22. NAAS-4.02.
  • Ajeet Kumar, Jagir Singh, D Dadarwal (2011) Effect of GnRH treatment in augmentation of libido in relation to plasma androgens, thyroid hormones and biochemical profiles in poor libido breeding bulls. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 81 (8): 831–833.
  • Ajeet Kumar, Jagir Singh, Pawan Singh, G S Dhaliwal (2008) Incidence and factors associated with poor libido in breeding buffalo bulls. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 78: 143-145.

Other publications: (Numbers only)

Research publications:116

Popular article : 022
Review Article : 002
TV/Radio talks : 006

Members of Professional Societies

  • Member, International Society of Cryobiology
  • Life Member, Indian Society for the Study of Animal Reproduction (ISSAR)
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Advancement of Canine Practice (ISACP)

Research Activities

Dr. Ajeet Kumar has successfully completed 04 research projects as PI and 09 projects as Co-PI at previous institute of employment.

Honours and Awards

S.N Name of Award Awarding Agency Year
1 DBT-CTEP travel Award DBT 2016
2 Best paper presentation award Indian Society for Study of Animal Reproduction. 2014
3 Travel Award for Young Scientists from developing countries International Congress on Animal Reproduction (ICAR) at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2012
4 Scholarship for training of scientist abroad Punjab Farmers Commission, Mohali, Punjab 2012
5 Canadian Commonwealth Fellowship Canadian Bureau of International Education, Canada 2009
6 Professor Nil’s Lagerlof Award Indian Society for Study of Animal Reproduction 2005
7 Best Young Scientist Award Indian Society for Study of Animal Reproduction 2001
8 University Merit cum Means Scholarship RAU, Pusa, Bihar 1996-99
9 State Talent Rural Scholarship Department of Primary Education, Govt. of Bihar, India. 1985-1989