College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Mannuthy


DEPARTMENT: Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology & Obstetrics

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Dr.Magnus  Paul Kakkassery Dr.Magnus Paul Kakkassery
Designation: - Assistant Professor
Address: - Department of AnimalReproduction Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of veterinary and Animal Sciences,Mannuthy
Mobile No: - 9400322175
Email ID: - magnus@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications


Area of Research


Title : Strengthening of Artificial Insemination centre, bull and buck station

  • Outlay : 6 L
  • Funding Agency: Government of Kerala- State Plan
  • Duration :1 year 2017-18

Title : Evaluation and Management of Infertility in small ruminants

  • Outlay :0.3 L
  • Funding Agency: Government of Kerala- State Plan
  • Duration :1 year 2018-19


Title : Health care management programme for augmenting production and reproduction in small scale and marginal cattle farms of Kerala

  • Outlay :198 L
  • Funding Agency: RKVY
  • Duration :2 year

Work Experience

  • 6 year as veterinary surgeon in AHD,Kerala
  • 9 year experience in teaching research and extension KAU/KVASU


  • Certificate of outstanding contribution in reviewing, The editors of Theriogenology, Elsevier.2016
  • Letter of appreciation for assisting to win World veterinary day award 2020 Indian Veterinary association Kerala.
  • Letter of appreciation for successful conduct of Farmers webinar. Vice Chancellor, KVASU2020
  • Letter of appreciation for being part of Best ICAR KVK-South Zone 2015, Vice Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University2016
  • Best Veterinarian –Special appreciation award.IVA Kerala 2013.
  • Best Published Scientific article award , ISSAR Kerala Chapter,2012
  • E Madhavan Memorial Endowment Award for best Postgraduate student of Animal Reproduction, CV&AS, Mannuthy 2005


  • CAFT training “UPDATES ON CLINICAL DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES IN VETERINARY PRACTICE” (21 Days) sponsored by ICAR and to be conducted between 1st to 21st February 2018 at the Centre of Advanced Faculty Training in Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Ethics and Jurisprudence, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai
  • Current Knowledge and Future Challenges in Domestic Animal Theriogenolo, CAFT- ICAR sponsored, GDVASU, Ludhiana. 3/10/2019 to 24/10/2019


Books / Book chapters

  • Ajaparipalanam,KAU,2013


Research Papers

  • Vinayak. B., K. Magnus Paul, H. D. Arun, A. Raghavendra and Bindu. S. 2020. Dystocia Due to Foetal Mummification in Four Goats Carrying Twin Pregnancies. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(06): 1733-1738. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.215
  • Vinayak Biradar, Magnus Paul K, Shibu Simon, MO Kurien, Lali FA and Gleeja VL,2019, Efficiency of three different protocols of oestrus synchronization in malabari goats, The Pharma Innovation Journal, 2019: 8 (8): 143-146 (Oct 2019)
  • Magnus Paul Kakkassery, Anse Vellappally, R H Naveen Kumar, Niyas Emadudeen, M. P Unnikrishnan, 2018. Pulsed wave doppler study of hydrallantois case in a heifer 2018 Journal of Indian Veterinary Association16 (3),160-164
  • E Niyas, N Kumar, RH, Magnus Paul, Revathy M,M, Reshma S, Laiju M,P.2019. Perosomus elumbis (Vertebral agenesis and arthrogryposis) in a stillborn indigenous calf in Kerala. The pharma Innovation Journal. 8 (4), 609-610.
  • Megha Wilson, M. H. Hiron, K. Promod,P. K. Magnus, P. T. Suraj , C. Sunanda and E. D. Benjamin. CHARACTERISTICS OF FRESH SEMEN OF LARGE WHITE YORKSHIRE BOAR REARED IN KERALA J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 2019. 50 (2) : 164-166
  • Shakir Arafath K:Abdul Azeez C. P.,: Promod K,: Magnus Paul K.2018 Occurrence of Prolonged Oestrus in Cattle Breeding Farm, Thumburmuzhy During January 2015 to December 2017 Indian Journal of Natural Sciences 9 (51), 15446 -15449
  • MS Meenuja, CPA Azeez, K K. Promod, M Paul, BL Abraham. 2017. Physical Characteristics of Lochial Discharge in Post-Partum Vechur Cows,Indian Journal of Natural Sciences 8 (43), 12629-12634


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