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SKN College of Agriculture, Jobner


Dr. B. L. Jat,
Dean SKNCOA Jobner

Dr. B. L. Jat is serving as an Agricultural Scientist (Entomology) and Director Extension Education from 25th June, 2022 in Sri Karan Nerendra Agriculture University, Jobner, Jaipur. He was born on 12th May, 1966 in village Murlipura, Jobner (Jaipur). Dr. Jat obtained his B.Sc. (Ag) in 1990, M.Sc. (Ag.) Entomology with gold medal in 1992 and Ph. D. Entomology in 1999 from S. K. Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner. Dr. Jat started his academic carrier as Assistant Professor from 8th May, 1996 at SKRAU, Bikaner and worked at KVK Borwat, Banswara for four years. He was conferred by Appreciation Certificate of District Collector, Banswara, Hon`ble Vice-Chancellor and Director Extension Education, SKRAU, Bikaner for outstanding work at KVK, Banswara and popularizing innovative agricultural technologies among the farmers. He was promoted as Associate Professor in 2008 and Professor with effect from 08.05.2011.

Dr. Jat was transferred to SKN College of Agriculture, Jobner on 22nd July, 2000 and provided his services at this campus up to 26th July 2021. During this period Dr. Jat assigned responsibilities of Campus Head, Department of Entomology S K N College of Agriculture, Jobner for two years, University Head, Department of Entomology, Sri Karan Nerendra Agriculture University, Jobner from 6th Feb. 2020 to 26th July 2021. Dr. Jat was also assigned the responsibility of University Librarian of SKN Agriculture University, Jobner from 1st January, 2020 to 26th July 2021. He has been working in teaching for last 20 years and taught almost all the courses of Entomology running in UG, PG and Ph.D.  He is specialized in Integrated Pest Management and guided 17 M.Sc. (Ag.) and 9 Ph.D. students as Major Advisor, 2 Ph. D. students as Co-Advisor and acted as a member in the Advisory Committee of about 90 students of M.Sc. (Ag.) and Ph.D.

During his service tenure, Dr. Jat worked as Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator of five research projects related to Insect Biodiversity and testing bio-efficacy of new insecticide molecules in field crops and vegetables. He established an Insect Biodiversity laboratory and insectary, Storage laboratory and Biopesticide laboratory. He has published 68 research papers in national and international journals, wrote three practical manuals, five bulletins, several articles and book chapters. He participated in 30 national seminars/ workshops/ conferences/ symposia/ trainings.

 Dr. Jat acted as Chief Hostel Warden, NCC Incharge, ADSW (for 5 years), Member of various committees viz., Academic Council, Committee of Courses, Board of Studies, Extension Action etc. Dr. Jat got Certificate of Appreciation by the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor for grant of research project under RKVY on the occasion of Republic Day in 2018. He was conferred best poster presentation award in the National Workshop on Spices and Aromatic Plants in 21st century organized at S.K.N. College of Agriculture, Jobner (Jaipur) 20-21th December 2009 He is the life member of Entomological Research Association, Udaipur, Rajasthan; Plant Protection Association of India, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad; Indian Society for the Advancement of Insect Science, Ludhiana, Punjab and life fellow of Entomological Society of India, IARI, New Delhi and acted as scientific referee for several prestigious journals. 

By the efforts of Dr. Jat Dhanuka Agritech Fellowship started for meritorious students of both M.Sc. (Ag.) & Ph. D. Entomology of SKNCOA, Jobner since 2016 by Dhanuka Agritech limited.

Last Updated : 22 Sep 2023