Division of Entomology

  • Imparting quality education and furthering the advancement of learning in frontier areas of entomology and related branches, for ushering in an era of total quality management.
  • Sustainable improvement of agricultural production through development and popularization of location specific, economically viable and eco-friendly pest management technologies to minimize crop losses due to pests and improve socio-economic conditions of farmers through rearing of beneficial insects like honeybees and lac cultivation.
  • Undertaking extension for transfer of technology to end users
  • Externally Funded Projects 07
Name of the project Principal Investigator Funding Agency Duration
All India coordinated project on honeybee and pollinators PI - Dr. D. P. Abrol ; Co-PI : Dr. Devinder Sharma   ICAR Continuous
All India coordinated project on Linseed PI - Dr. D. P. Abrol; Co-PI : Dr. V. Kaul, Dr. Uma Shankar ICAR Continuous
Development and promotion of IPM Modules in temperate vegetable crops of Jammu PI – Dr. Uma Shankar; Co-PI : Dr. Deepak Kumar, Dr. R. Peshin   ICAR-HTMM-I Continuous
National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) on Lac PI- Dr. R.K.Gupta ICAR Continuous
Popularization of Lac cultivation through large scale Demonstrations and Trainings in Jammu and Kashmir   PI- Dr. R.K.Gupta DBT 3 Years
Network project on Insect biosystematics PI-Dr. D. P. Abrol; Co.PI-Dr Uma Shankar ICAR Continuous
Effect of non-insecticidal agrochemicals on growth and development of insect pests PI- Kuldeep Srivastava   DST 3 Years
  • University Funded Projects 06
Pollination requirements of some oilseed crops. PI- Professor D. P. Abrol University Funded  
Eco- friendly and economical management against pest complex of cucurbits PI - Dr. Uma Shankar; Co-PI : Dr. D. P. Abrol, Dr. Deepak Kumar University Funded  
Management of brinjal fruit and shoot borer, Leucinodes orbonalis Guen PI- Dr.V. Kaul ; Co-PI : Dr. Uma Shankar, Dr. Kuldeep Srivastava University Funded  
Seasonal incidence and management of insect-pests associated with winter maize PI - Kuldeep Srivastava;  Co-PI : Dr. Devinder Sharma University Funded  
Management of major insect pests of tomato (Solanum esculentum Mill.) PI- Dr. Hafeez Ahmad ; Co-PI : Dr. Devinder Sharma University Funded  
Development of Entomophage Park for the conservation of natural enemies at SKUAST-Jammu PI – Dr. R. K. Gupta University Funded  
  • Certificate course in Apiculture
Dr. Virender Kaul
Designation : Professor & Head
Area of Specialization : Plant Nematology
Contact No : +91 9419181918
E mail : kaulvirender@gmail.com

 
Dr. D. P. Abrol
Designation : Professor
Area of Specialization : Apiculture and Applied Entomology
E mail : dharam_abrol@rediffmail.com&nbsp
Contact No : +91 9419185305

 
Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Toxicology
E mail : hafeez_skuastj@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419856094

 
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Gupta
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Biological Control
E mail : rkguptaentoskuast@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 9469678441

 
Dr. Uma Shankar
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Integrated Pest Management and Economic Entomology
E mail : umashankar.ento@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419202151

 
Dr. A. K. Singh
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Acarology
E mail :
Contact No :

 
Dr. Devinder Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Apiculture
E mail : devinder1_1@rediffmail.comm
Contact No : +91 9419814016

 
Dr. D. P. Abrol
E mail dharam_abrol@rediffmail.com 
Contact No. +91 9419185305
Designation Professor & Head
Area of Specialization Apiculture and Applied Entomology
Publication (in numbers)
  • National
  • International
  • 100
    60
    Projects completed Five externally funded projects
    Two externally funded projects on-going
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Young Scientist Award – 1992
  • Pran Vohra Award- 1993
  • Prof. T. N. Ananthakrishnan Award 1997-1998
  • Dr. Rajinder Prasad Puruskar 1999-2000
  • Professional experience 27 years teaching (both UG and PG), research and extension activities
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies 1. International Union on study of social insect(IUSSI), Bangalore 2. Indian Bee Journal, Bangalore 3. Chief Editor Academic Journal of Entomology 4. Editor Indian Bee Journal
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    Dr. Virender Kaul
    E mail kaulvirender@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419181918
    Designation Professor
    Area of Specialization Plant Nematology
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 45
  • 06
  • Projects completed
  • Three externally funded
  • Two university funded
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Referee Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences,
  • Editorial board member Indian Journal of Ecology
  • Professional experience 27 years in Teaching, Research and development in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Nematological society of India, New Delhi
  • Society for advancement of Bio-control, Bangalore
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    Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
    E mail hafeez_skuastj@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419856094
    Designation Professor
    Area of Specialization Toxicology
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 35
  • 05
  • Projects completed
  • Two externally funded
  • Five university funded
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • ICAR Merit Scholarship in B. Sc (Ag.)
  • University fellowship in MSc. (Ag.) and Ph. D (Ag.)
  • Professional experience 20 years in Teaching, Research and development in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • 1. Entomological Society of India, New Delhi
  • 2. Society of Plant Protection Sciences, New Delhi
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    Dr. Rakesh Kumar Gupta
    E mail rkguptaentoskuast@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9469678441
    Designation Associate Professor
    Area of Specialization Biological Control
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 20
  • 10
  • Projects completed
  • Three externally funded completed
  • Three externally funded is on-going
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • ICAR Merit Scholarship.
  • Young Scientist Fellowship (Biotechnology) 2001
  • MASHAV individual fellowship, Israel
  • Belgium Govt. Fellowship, Ghent University
  • Fellow Entomological Society of India, New Delhi
  • Professional experience 14 years of in Teaching, Research and development in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Entomological Society of India, New Delhi
  • Society of Plant Protection Sciences, New Delhi
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    Dr. Kuldeep Srivastava
    E mail kuldeep.ipm@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419216192
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Economic Entomology
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 21
  • 05
  • Projects completed
  • Three externally funded completed
  • Two externally funded is on-going
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction -
    Professional experience 9 years of in Teaching, Research and Extension
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Entomological Society of India, New Delhi
  • Society of Plant Protection Sciences, New Delhi
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    Dr. Uma Shankar
    E mail umashankar.ento@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419202051
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Integrated Pest Management and Economic Entomology
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 28
  • 09
  • Projects completed
  • Two externally funded completed
  • Two externally funded is on-going
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Steel Authority of India Ltd. – Bokaro Steel City merit scholarship
  • UGC-JRF &SRF fellowship
  • Professional experience 9 and half years of in Teaching, Research and Extension in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Entomological Society of India, New Delhi
  • Society of vegetable Sciences, Varanasi
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    Dr. Devinder Sharma
    E mail devinder1_1@rediffmail.comm
    Contact No. +91 9419814016
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Apiculture
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 20
  • 05
  • Projects completed
  • Two externally funded completed
  • One externally funded is on-going
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction Double Gold medallist
    Professional experience Five and half years of in Teaching, Research and extension in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Entomological Society of India, New Delhi
  • Society of Plant Protection Sciences
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