• Departmental profile

    Teaching activities in the discipline of Veterinary Pathology started in 1951 under Calcutta University with the creation of a post of HOD Pathology as Dr. A.L. Mukhopadhyay at Belgachia. Subsequently Prof. M.S. Das, Prof. S.N. Nandi joined the post. Prof. S.N. Nandi recorded the first description of haemangioma in urinary bladder and bracken fern poisoning which published in British Veterinary Journal. He was succeeded by a Galaxy of renowned  teacher of Pathology, viz. Dr. T.L. Som, Dr. S.Deb, Prof. D.K. Basak, Prof. Pratima Deb and Prof. M.K. Bhowmik. Post Graduation started in 1974. In 1978, section of Parasitology, Microbiology, PVM, VPH and Meat Science separated under B.C. K.V. In 1988, first Ph.D. degree in Veterinary Pathology awarded. In 1995, West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences established and Board of studies came into existence under the Chairmanship of Dr. T.L. Som, as the first Head of the Department. At present 118 M.V.Sc. students are passed out and 19 students are awarded in Ph.D. degree in veterinary Pathology.

    The mission of the Department with the following objectives:

    1. Imparting teaching, research and extension on animal and avian pathology

    2. Consultative advisory and expertise to Govt. of West Bengal on domestic animal and wild life diseases

  • Faculty Member

    Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
    Head of the Department. : Dr. Sunit Kumar Mukhopadhayay

    DR. SUNIT KUMAR MUKHOPADHAYAY

    Qualification : M.V.Sc & Ph. D.
    Designation : Assistant Professor
    Email : skmpath@gmail.com
    Phone : 9433036799

    PUBLICATIONS

    NATIONAL: 129
    INTERNATIONAL: 22
    POPULAR ARTICLES: 6
    MANUAL: 5
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    STUDENT GUIDANCE

    PASSOUT: 54
    CURRENT: 3

    DR. SAKTIPADA PRADHAN

    Qualification : M.V.Sc. & Ph. D.
    Designation : Associate Professor
    Email : saktipadapradhan@gmail.com
    Phone: 9836313936

    PUBLICATIONS

    NATIONAL: 16
    INTERNATIONAL: 5
    POPULAR ARTICLES: 4
    MANUAL: 5
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    STUDENT GUIDANCE

    PASSOUT: 1
    CURRENT: 1

    DR. NIMAI CHAND PATRA

    Qualification : M.V.Sc. & Ph. D.
    Designation : Associate Professor
    Email : drncpatra@gmail.com
    Phone : 9432185250

    PUBLICATIONS

    NATIONAL: 14
    INTERNATIONAL: 2
    POPULAR ARTICLES: 2
    MANUAL: 5
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    PASSOUT: 3
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    DR. RABINDRA NATH HANSDA

    Qualification : M.V.Sc. & Ph. D.
    Designation : Associate Professor
    Email : drrnhansda@gmail.com
    Phone : 9002425594

    PUBLICATIONS

    NATIONAL: 9
    INTERNATIONAL: 2
    POPULAR ARTICLES: 1
    MANUAL: 5
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  • Course

    Course offered:

    Undergraduate Programme
    Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
    VPP-211 General Vety. Pathology 1+1
    VPP-311 Special Veterinary Pathology 2+1
    VPP-321 Avian Pathology 1+1
    VPP-322 Aquatic Animal Diseases 1+1
    VLD-411 Vety. Clin.Biochem & Lab.Diagnosis-I 0+1
    VLD-421 Vety. Clin.Biochem & Lab.Diagnosis-II 0+1
    VMD-512 Zoo/Wild animal Br,Mngt,nu&Hlthcare 1+1
    VMD-513 Pet animal Breeding,Management, nutrition &Health 1+1
    Post-graduate programme
    Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
    VPP-221 Systemic Vety. Pathology 2+1
    VPP-601 General Pathology 2+1
    VPP-602 Techniques in Pathology 1+1
    VPP-603 Animal Oncology 1+1
    VPP-604 Clinical Pathology 1+2
    VPP-605 Necropsy procedures and interpretation-I 0+1
    VPP-606 Necropsy procedures and interpretation-II 0+1
    VPP-607 Systemic Pathology 2+1
    VPP-608 Pathology of infectious diseases of domestic anima 2+1
    VPP-609 Toxicopathology 2+1
    VPP-610 Avian Pathology 2+1
    VPP-611 Pathology of Laboratory animals, fish and wild ani 2+1
    VPP-612 Veterolegal Pathology 1+0
    VPP-691 Master’s Seminar 1+0
    VPP-699 Master’s Research 20
    Ph D
    Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
    VPP-701 Pathology of nutritional and metabolic disturbance 2+1
    VPP-702 Advances in toxicopathology 2+1
    VPP-703 Advances in diagnostic pathology 1+2
    VPP-704 Ultrastructural Pathology 1+1
    VPP-705 Immunopathology 2+1
    VPP-706 Pathology of important and emerging diseases of pe 1+1
    VPP-707 Advances in avian Pathology 2+1
    VPP-708 Pathology of fungal diseases 2+1
    VPP-709 Molecular Pathology of Cell injury 2+1
    VPP-710 Experimental Pathology 1+1
    VPP-711 Special problem 0+2
    VPP-712 Doctoral seminar-I 1+0
    VPP-791 Doctoral seminar-II 1+0
    VPP-799 Doctoral Research 45

    * Compulsory for Master’s programme; ** Compulsory for Doctoral programme

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