Dr. Y. M. Jayaraj, Vice Chancellor, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences.
Ph. D. (Medical Microbiology) – Gulbarga University – 1981?82
M.Sc (Medical Microbiology) – 3 years course – Karnataka University ?1974
Academic Experience :42+ Years of PG Teaching and Research in Microbiology and Biotechnology.
Area of Interest:
Steps to enhance quality in higher education.
Inculcations of values and ethics among stake holders in all walks of life.
Contributions towards holistic sustainable development of society and nation.
Research Contribution :
i. Successfully guided 14 students for their Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.)
ii. Published more than 100 Research Activities in national & international
journals since – 1974.
iii. Completed sponsored and funded Research Projects
iv. Guided M.Phil, M.Tech and M.Sc. student for their Dissertations/
Contribution to the field of Higher Education :
Advisor on Quality Assurance in Higher Education (Conducted 500+ workshops on quality
Assurance and enhancement at state and national level)
Delivered theme based lectures, key note addresses, inaugural and valedictory addresses, invited
lectures as well as Chaired Scientific sessions at 100+ National Seminars/ Symposia/ Workshop/
conferences at education institutions in Karnataka and other states of India.
Assessor of National Assessment & Accreditation Council since 2002?03.
Lecturer in Microbiology – 1975 – 1983
Reader in Microbiology ? 1983 ? 1992
Professor of Microbiology ? 1992 ?2013 (till superannuation)
Honorary Professor/ Academic Adviser/ Pro Vice Chancellor/ Vice
Chancellor since 2013.
Institute for Academic Excellence
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Hyderabad - 500029, Telangana.