College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Pookode


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Anatomy & Histology

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Dr. Rajani C.V. Dr. Rajani C.V.
Designation: - Assistant Professor
Address: - Dept. of Veterinary Anatomy and Histology
Mobile No: - 9497643580
Email ID: - rajani@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

M.V.Sc., PhD

Area of Research

Wildlife Anatomy, Forensic Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Immunohistochemistry, Molecular biology

Work Experience

Ten years


  • ICAR Junior Research Fellowship 1997 for pursing Post Graduate degree
  • University gold medal of TANUVAS, Tamil Nadu for having secured OGPA in Veterinary Anatomy during MVSc in 2000 
  • ICAR Senior Research Fellowship 1999, 2011for pursuing Doctoral degree
  • University gold medal of KVAFSU, Bidar for having secured the highest OGPA in Veterinary Anatomy during PhD in 2014-15
  • Best paper Award in Anatomy of wild and zoo animals in the 27th Annual Convention of IAVA held during November 28th - 30th, 2012, at CVAS, Mannuthy
  • Best paper Award in Biotechnology in the XXX Annual Convention of IAVA held during 16th to 18thDecember, 2015 at the CVAS, Kolkata, West Bengal
  • Best paper Award in Forensic Anatomy in the 32nd Annual Convention of IAVA held during 21-23rd December, 2017,at OUAT. Bhubaneswar


  • UGC sponsored Orientation Course from 07-05-2010 to 03-06-2010 at UGC Academic Staff College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore- 641 046
  • ICAR Sponsored Summer School on “Strategies of Stem Cell Research in Veterinary Regenerative Medicine and Animal Production” from 1-11-2011 to 21-11-2011 conducted at Madras Veterinary College, Chennai -7, TANUVAS
  • ICAR sponsored winter school on “Novel paradigms and technologies for augmenting Livestock Fertility under Climate change scenario” at National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Adugodi, Bengaluru-30 during 4-24 November, 2016


  1. Expression of immune regulatory genes in early, mid and late stages of pig (Sus scrofa domesticus) gestation. C V Rajani, R V Prasad, K V Jamuna, S Selvaraju, G Pushparani, S Parthipan and J P Ravindra. (2018). Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 88 (6): 672-676
  2. Protective role of epigallocatechin-3-gallate on arsenic induced testicular toxicity in Swiss albino mice. Pushpa Rani G, J.  P. Ravindra, C. V. Rajani, M. Sivaram, S. Selvaraju (2017). Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy 09.151. 685-694
  3. Morphogenesis of umbilical cord in porcine (Sus domesticus). C. V. Rajani, R. V. Prasad, K. V. Jamuna, K. Manjunatha and V. Ramakrishna (2016). Indian Veterinary Journal 93(6):45-48
  4. Morphological identification of pectoral limb bones of Indian Muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak) from domestic ruminants. Chukkath Vijayan Rajani*, George Chandy, Maya Sankunny, Kalaripparambath Surjith, Harshad Sudheer Patki and Narayanapillai Ashok Indian J. Anim. Res (2017), B3491(1-4)
  5. Histology inter-areolar region of porcine placenta.C. V. Rajani, R. V. Prasad,  K. V. Jamuna, J P Ravindra, S M Byregowda and V Chandrasekhar Murthy  (2016). Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 47(1): 61-65
  6. C. V. Rajani, Sindhu K Darshini, K. V. Jamuna, K. Manjunatha and R. V. Prasad (2018). Histogenesis of irregular areolae during early, mid and late gestation in porcine (Sus domesticus). Indian Journal of Veterinary Anatomy 30(1): 1-3

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