ACCADEMIC PROGRAMMES

ICAR - Central Tuber Crops Research Institute is a recognized centre by the University of Kerala, Kannur University, MG University and MS University for undertaking Doctoral programme. Several of the Scientists of ICAR-CTCRI have been recognized as Research Guides by these universities. Similarly, the Regional Centre at Bhubaneswar, Odisha is recognized by Utkal University for taking up Ph.D. programme.

RESEARCH GUIDES


Sl.No Name of the Scientist Designation Subject area of Guideship and the University

2

Dr.A.N.Jyothi

Principal Scientist

Chemistry (University of Kerala)

3

Dr.G.Byju

Principal Scientist

Environmental Science (University of Kerala)

4

Dr.G.Suja

Principal Scientist

Environmental Science (University of Kerala)

5

Dr.K.Susan John

Principal Scientist

Environmental Science (University of Kerala)

6

Dr.V.Ravi

Principal Scientist

Environmental Science (University of Kerala)

8

Dr.J.Sreekumar

Principal Scientist

Bioinformatics (University of Kerala)

9

Dr.T.Srinivas

Principal Scientist

Economics (University of Kerala)

10

Dr.C.Mohan

Principal Scientist

Biotechnology (University of Kerala & Manonmaniyam Sundaram University)

11

Dr.C.A.Jayaprakash

Head, Crop Protectiion

Zoology (University of Kerala

12

Dr.M.L. Jeeva

Principal Scientist

Biotechnology (University of Kerala)

13

Dr.T.Makeshkumar

Principal Scientist

Biotechnology (University of Kerala)

13

Dr.V. Ramesh

Principal Scientist

Biotechnology (University of Kerala)

13

Dr.M.N.Sheela

Principal Scientist

Biotechnology (University of Kerala)

13

Dr.Sheela Immanuel

Principal Scientist

Biotechnology (University of Kerala)

13

Dr.R.C.Ray

Principal Scientist

Biotechnology (University of Kerala)

13

Dr.Archana Mukherjee

Director

Biotechnology (University of Kerala)

13

Dr.M. Nedunchezhiyan

Principal Scientist

Biotechnology (University of Kerala)


EDUCATION & TRAINING

ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute is a recognized centre by the University of Kerala, Kannur University, MG University and MS University for undertaking Doctoral programme. Several of the Scientists of ICAR-CTCRI have been recognized as Research Guides by these universities. Similarly, the Regional Centre at Bhubaneswar, Odisha is recognized by Utkal University for taking up Ph.D. programme.

ICAR-CTCRI also imparts 1-2 months hands-on training especially in the fields of bio-technology and microbiology to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students leading to submission of dissertation as a part of course curriculam.

In addition, the Institute offers training on specific areas to individuals on request for a period of few weeks to few months. Sponsored training programmes of 8-10 days duration to extension personnel of state development departments are regularly organized as a capacity building activity on tropical tuber crops.

Farmers, farm women, extension personnel and students are given 1-2 days training on tuber crops which are sponsored by various agencies. The members of the women self help groups (SHG) are given hands-on training for 2 days on the preparation of value added products from tuber crops.ICAR-CTCRI will offer training on various aspects of tuber crops for different clienteles on request basis.

ICAR-CTCRI is also a recognized centre for imparting training to students under RAWE programme of Kerala Agricultural University and to ARS probationers for Field Experience Training (FET) under FOCARS programme.