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Jitendra Panwar

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Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Associate Dean, Academic - Graduate Studies and Research (AGSR) Division

Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS)
Pilani-333 031 (Rajasthan) INDIA
Phone  : +91-1596-515728; 515217
Fax      : +91-1596-244183
E-mail  :;

About the Faculty

Prof. Jitendra Panwar has completed his Master’s degree in Botany with specialization in Microbiology in 1997 and Doctoral degree in the area of Mycorrhizal Biotechnology in 2000 from Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur. After Ph.D., he moved to Division of Soil-Water-Plant Relationship, Central Arid Zone Research Institute (ICAR), Jodhpur for Post-Doctoral studies where he worked in the area of Microbiology, Plant Physiology and Soil Fertility. Subsequentlyhe executed DST Young Scientist Project awarded to him by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi, India.  He joined Department of Biological Sciences, BITS Pilani, Pilani campus as Assistant Professor in October 2005, became Associate Professor in February 2013 and Professor in July 2018. He served as Head of the Department during September 2012 to August 2014. He is working as Associate Dean, Academic - Graduate Studies and Research (AGSR) Division, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus since August 2018. He has total 21 years of teaching and research experience as in the year 2019.

Prof. Panwar is recipient of prestigious Visiting Professor Fellowship award by Indian National Science Academy (INSA) for the year 2011 as well as 2016.  He has handled several research projects in the area of Microbial Biotechnology and Nanobiotechnology, funded by DST, ICAR, UGC and Aditya Birla Group. 

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