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Director Education

The Directorate of Education is an important component of the University responsible for all academic activities in the University. The major responsibilities of this directorate are:

  • Organization PG teaching in all constituent Colleges of the University.
  • Coordination of research of Post Graduate Students and its integration with the general research programmes of the University.
  • Maintain the records of the PG students of the University and supervise their progress in coordination with Deans of the Colleges.  
  • Accredited the faculty members for PG teaching and acting as research guides and exercise measures to maintain academic standards.
  • Maintain academic standards of the PG research in collaboration with other universities/ ICAR Institutes/organizations within and outside the country after approval of Vice-Chancellor.
  • Conduct the meeting and prepare proceedings of the Academic council of the University.
  • Manage the affiliation of the other colleges for degree programmes in Agriculture.

The University has 14 constituent colleges in which 11 Colleges are of Agriculture, one college of Dairy Science and Technology and one college of Agri-Business Management. In addition to these, 20 colleges are affiliated with SKN Agriculture University for undergraduate programme in Agriculture. All these 34 colleges are located in different places under the judiciary area of the University.

SKN College of Agriculture Jobner is the main teaching campus which offers Under Graduate and Post Graduate programmes. Rajasthan Agriculture Research Institute, Durgapura, Jaipur is the major reserch centre of the University which also run M.Sc. (Ag.) & Ph.D. programmes in selected disciplines of Agriculture. Other constituent and private colleges offer only Under Graduate progrmmes in Agriculture and other allied sectors.

Dr. Narendra Kumar Gupta, Director Education, SKN Agriculture University, Jobner has borne on July 01, 1969 at Salempur, Distt Karauli, Rajasthan. He has awarded with University Gold Medal in M. Sc. (Ag.) Plant Physiology from Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner. He conferred Ph. D. degree from prestigious IARI, New Delhi.

Dr. Gupta initiated his professional career in 1996 as Assistant Professor in Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner and rose to the level of Professor in 2011.  He served as Dean, College of Agriculture, Navgaon, Alwar (Aug 2019-Jan 2020) and Controller of Examination, SKN Agriculture University (Feb 2020 – Jan 2021) before joining on the post of Director, Education.

Dr. Gupta is mainly working on plant carbon assimilation, metabolism and utilization at molecular level as well physiological screening at field level. He has made significant contribution in generating external funding through adhoc projects from ICAR, RKVY, ISM& H and other agencies. He received first ICAR-CAFT centre to the University and thus contributed in capacity building in the field of plant biotechnology through organizing trainings and delivering lectures to train the young scientists.

Dr. Gupta has earlier been bestowed with DBT overseas Assocciateship- 2005 to work at University of Adelaide, Australia and ICAR-NAIP training fellowship to work at UNL, Lincoln, USA in 2013. He was also offered to serve as Visiting Professor at University of Mauritius in 2015. He has received ‘J.J. Chinoy Gold Medal Award’ in 2019 for his outstanding contribution in Plant Physiology. He has also been awarded with Fellowships from PROM Society, Udaipur (2014) and from Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi (2016) and Indian Society for Arid Horticulture (2022).

Dr. Gupta has guided 14 PG students. He has published 70 research papers, 15 review articles and several book chapters gaining H-index 18 and I-index 24. He is the editor of Plant Physiology Report, New Delhi and Co-editor of International Journal of Plat Sciences, Jaipur. Besides, he has edited special issues of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2019) and Frontiers of Plant Sciences (2022) as Guest Editor. He has authored 5 books among which Fundamentals of Crop Physiology by N K Gupta and Sunita Gupta is widely popular across India.

Details of Former Directors:

S. No.

Name of Director



  1. 1

Dr. N.K. Sharma

Nov. 13, 2013

Jan. 06, 2015

  1. 2

Dr. G.L. Keshwa

Jan. 07, 2015

Aug. 31, 2015

  1. 3

Dr. Ashok Sharma

Sept. 01, 2015

Dec. 31, 2015

  1. 4

Dr. R.C. Kumawat

Jan. 01, 2016

July 01, 2016

  1. 5

Dr. B.S. Shekhawat

July 02, 2016

Aug. 30, 2017

  1. 6

Dr. O.P. Sharma

Sept. 01, 2017

April 30, 2018

  1. 7

Dr. B.K. Sharma

May 01, 2018

Aug. 22, 2019

  1. 8

Dr. M.L. Jakhar

Aug. 22, 2019

July 03, 2020

  1. 9

Dr. N.K. Gupta

July 04, 2020

Aug. 31, 2020

  1. 10

Dr. A.R.K. Pathan

Sept. 01, 20120

Dec. 16, 2020

  1. 11

Dr. N.K. Gupta

Dec. 17, 2020


Constituent Colleges and their establishment

  1. SKN College of Agriculture, Jobner, Jaipur (Estd. 1947)
  2. Rajasthan Agriculture Research Institute, Durgapura, Jaipur (since 2015)
  3. College of Agriculture, Lalsot, Dausa (Estb 2008)
  4. College of Agriculture, Kumher, Bharatpur (Estb 2013)
  5. College of Agriculture, Fatehpur, Sikar (Estb 2013)
  6. College of Agriculture, Navgaon, Alwar (Estb 2018)
  7. College of Agriculture, Kotputli, Jaipur (Estb 2019)
  8. College of  Agriculture, Baseri,  Dholpur (Estb 2019)
  9. College of Agriculture Kishangarhbas,  Alwar (Estb 2020)
  10. College of Agriculture, Bhusawer, Bharatpur (Estb 2021)
  11. College of Agriculture, Peethampuri, Sikar (Estb 2021)
  12. College of Agriculture, Jhilai, Tonk (Estb 2021)
  13. SKN College of Agribusiness Management, Jobner, Jaipur (Estb 2017)
  14. College of Dairy Science and Technology, Jobner, Jaipur (Estb 2021)

Affiliated Colleges

  1. B.B.D. Govt. PG College, Chimanpura-Shahpura, Jaipur (Estd 1984)
  2. Govt. College, Uniyara, Tonk (Estd 2013)
  3. Govt. Agriculture College, Kekri (Ajmer) (Estd 2022)
  4. Govt. Agriculture College, Mudawar (Alwar) (Estd 2022)
  5. Govt. Agriculture College, Bharatpur (Estd 2022)
  6. Govt. Agriculture College, Nagar (Bharatpur) (Estd 2022)
  7. Govt. Agriculture College, Pahadi-Kaman (Bharatpur) (Estd 2022)
  8. Govt. Agriculture College, Tijara (Alwar) (Estd 2022)
  9. Govt. Agriculture College, Bahravanda-Sikray,(Dausa) (Estd 2022)
  10. Govt. Agriculture College, Khedlabujurga- Mahuwa (Dausa) (Estd 2022)
  11. Dayanand College, Ajmer (Estb 1949)
  12. Ganeshilal Memoriyal Agri. College, Kishangarhbas, Alwar (Estb 2016)
  13. Late Mool Chand Meena Agri. College, Lalsot, Dausa (Estb 2013)
  14. M.B. Agriculture College, Tonk (Estb 2013)
  15. Maharaja Surajmal Agri. College, Rahimpur, Bharatpur (Estb 2015)
  16. O.P. Agriculture College, Budwal- Behror, Alwar (Estb 2015)
  17. Pandit Dindyal Upadhya Agri. College, Deoli, Tonk (Estb 2015)
  18. Rukmani Devi Memorial Agri. College, Mandawar, Dausa (Estb 2018)
  19. Shekhawati Institute, Sikar (Estb 2019)
  20. Sri Vinayak College of Agri. Nayala- Jaipur (Estd 2022)

Admission Process

Admission is through a Joint Entrance Test “JET/Pre-PG & Ph.D. Entrance Examination” conducted by one of the Rajasthan’s State Agriculture Universities in rotation bases. Separate exams are conducted for Under Graduate, M.Sc. (Ag.)  & Ph.D. programmes.

Academic Council

The Academic Council is the highest academic body of the University which consists of Deans, Directors, Controller of Examinations, University Heads and other officers of the University and outside of the University. Vice-Chancellor acts as the Chairman and Director Education remains the member secretary of the academic council.

  1. Any Important UG/PG/Ph.D. Guidelines
  2. Important Thesis Formats (Downloadable)

Dr. N. K. Gupta
Director Education
SKNAU, Jobner


Last Updated : 27 Sep 2023