Designation and address
Professor and Head, Department of Veterinary Physiology,
Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal - 637 002.

Ph.D. (Veterinary Physiology)

T : +91-4286-266491/ 492/ 493 (EPABX)
E p[dot]selvaraj[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Veterinary Physiology
Specializing field : Nutraceuticals
Current Projects
  • PI in TANUVAS -Revolving fund scheme on "Preparation and supply of progesterone impregnated intravaginal sponges for estrus induction in Cattle and Buffaloes"
  • Co-PI in AICRP, New Delhi sponsored scheme "Nutritional and Physiological approaches for enhancing reproductive performance in animals "
Completed Projects
  1. Co-PI in ICAR, New Delhi funded project – "Enrichment of chicken eggs and meat n-3 fatty acids"
  2. Co-PI in Natural Remedies Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore sponsored project –" Effect of new herbal preparation as hepatostimulant in broiler chickens
  3. Co-PI in Govt. of Tamil Nadu sponsored Part II scheme – "Production of low-cost progesterone vaginal sponges for anestrus dairy animals"
  4. Co-PI in NICRA, New Delhi "Adaptation and mitigation strategies in poultry to thermal stress through nutritional and environmental manipulation"
Recent Research Publications
  1. V.Thavasiappan, P.Selvaraj, S.Jayachandran, P.Visha, S .Paramasivan and R.B.Naik (2016) Influence of Enzyme Supplementation on Intestinal Morphology in Broiler Chicken. Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science. 1: 2319-2372
  2. Visha, P. Nanjappan.K Selvaraj.P Jayachandran.S, A.Elango and Kumeresan .G (2015) Biosynthesis and structural characteristics of selenium nanoparticles using Lactobacilus Acidophilus bacteria by wet sterilization Process . International Journal of Advanced Veterinary science and Technology. 1:172-183
  3. Visha, P. Nanjappan.K Jayachandran.S, Satheesh Kumar.S, Selvaraj.P Palanisammi.A (2014) Follicular growth pattern in buffaloes synchronized to estrus with progesterone Impregnated intravaginal sponges. International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology, 3(3) : 960 – 965
  4. Senthil Kumar.P , Arivuchelvan .A, Jagadeeswaran.A , Punniamurthy.N , Selvaraj.P ,Richard Jagatheesan.P.N and Mekala .P. (2014) Formulation of enrofloxacin SLNs and its pharmacokinetics in emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) birds, Appl Nanosci.. DOI 10.1007/s13204-014-0361
  5. Nanjappan.K, Selvaraj.P, Jayachandran.S, Visha.P and Mathivanan.R (2013). Enriching chicken eggs with omega-3 fatty acids for improving human health. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 83 (8): 825–828.
  6. Ezhil Valavan.S , Mohan.B, Selvaraj.P , Ravi .R, Mani.K , Edwin .S.C and Bharathidhasan.A (2013) Production of designer egg: Effects of various n-3 lipid sources on fatty acids composition and sensory characteristics of chicken egg Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 83 (10): 1097–1101.
Honours & Awards
  • University: Honour for the "Development of n-3 fatty acids enriched eggs".