Dr. Y.M. Jayaraj

Vice Chancellor, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences.

Dr. Y. M. Jayaraj, Vice Chancellor, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences.

Educational Qualification: 

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/ 

Project work.  

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.

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