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Dr. Sanjeev Kumar

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar

  • Associate Professor
    Institute of Applied Sciences & Humanities
  • Department

    Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
  • Contact Details:

    Email :

    Contact Number :9001175405

  • Experience

    16 Years

  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D. (Ag) Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in The Energy and Research Institute (TERI University) with 76% 2012
    • M.Sc. (Ag) Agriculture (Major: Molecular Biology and Biotechnology) in G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar with 71% 2003
    • BSc (Ag) in Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad with 64% 2001
    • I. Sc Phy, Che, Bio & Math in A.N College, Patna with 64% 1992
    • 10th All school level subject in GD Patli-putra School with 74% 1990 CSIR- UGC(JRF)- NET & GATE 2003
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-


  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-


Summary of Publications

No of Journal Publications No of Conference Publications
International National Regional International National Regional
08 12   08 10  

Details of Research Article

S.No. Publications
1 Kumar, S., Beri, S., Adholeya A. (2013) Congruence of ribosomal DNA sequencing, fatty acid methyl ester profiles and morphology for characterization of genera Rhizophagus (arbuscular mycorrhiza fungus). Ann Microbial, 63(4):1405-1415, ISSN: 1590-4261, DOI 10.1007/s13213-013-0601-5.ISSN: 15904261
2 Kumar, S., and Adholeya A (2013) Genetic variability within n-rDNA region of ectomycorrhizal isolates originating from temperate ecosystems. Afr. J. Biotechnology. 12 (22): 3390-3398. DOI: 10.5897/AJB2.2265. ISSN: 16845315
3 Kumar, S., and Adholeya A (2016) "Impact of land use and soil types on Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity in tropical soil of India." AJMR 10. (38): 1595-1606. (NAAS rating: 4. 00, I. FSJR. 0.21) DOI:10.5897/AJMR2016.8192, ISSN: 1996-0808
4 Kumar, S., and Chaurasia, P (2016) Mycorrhizal diversity in tropics: Methods and constrains? Indian Journal of science and Technology. (NAAS rating: 4. 01, SCOPUS, SJR: 1.3), 09 (33), DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i37/87422, ISSN:9745645
5 Kumar, S., and Chaurasia, P and K Arun (2016). Isolation and characterization of microbial strains from textile industry effluent of Bhilwara, india: analysis with bioremediation. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2016, 8(4):143-150 , ISSN: 0975-7384
6 Kumari S, Kumar S, Kumar V and Chandel K.S, (2018) Triple test cross analysis for yield and its component traits in brinjal (Solanum melongena l.) Plant Archives Vol. 18 No. 1, 2018 pp. 669-675
7 Kumar S., Adholeya A (2018) Congruence of morphology and fatty acid methyl ester profile (FAME profile) revealed low Mycorrhizal diversity in soil contaminated with tannery sludge. Pollution Research, Poll Res. 37 (May Suppl.): S71-S81 (2018), ISSN 0257–8050
8 Kumar S., (2018) Molecular phylogeny and systematic of Glomeromycotan: methods and limitations”, Plant Archives Vol. 18 No. 1, 2018 pp. 1091-1101, ISSN 0972-5210
9 Chaudhary, S and Kumar. S., (2019) Okra Breeding: Recent Approaches and Constrains. Annals of Biology, Vol. 35(1) June 2019 Page no. 55-60
10 Yadav S and Kumar S (2019) Screening and evaluation of Cicer arietinum genotypes against Fusarium wilt under sick field and artificial condition. Asian Jr. of Microbiol. Biotech. Env. Sc. Vol. 21, No. (4): 1068-1075
11 Chaudhary, S and Kumar. S (2019) Exploitation of heterosis for yield and yield attributes in okra [Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench]. International Journal of Chemical Studies 7 (4): 853-857, IISN: 2321-4902
12 Saxena, S., Kumar, S. (2020) Pharmacotherapy to gene editing: potential therapeutic approaches for Hutchinson–Gilford progeria syndrome. Geroscience. 42,467-494, DOI:
13 Sagar & Kumar (2021) Detection and evaluation of Cicer arietinum genotypes against collar rot under sick field and artificial condition, Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular biology 22(29&30):123-133. ISSN: 0972-2025
 14 Samiksha, Mukul kumar and Sanjeev kumar (2021) Methods of evaluation and screening of chickpea (cicer arietinum l.) genotypes for wilt disease tolerance and potential usage of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi for biocontrol of wilt: a review, Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular biology, 22(37&38):73-83, ISSN: 0972-2025
15  Venkanolla Sruthi, , Kummethi Lekhasree, D.V. Sravani and G. Rajitha, Sanjeev Kumar (2021)Marker Assisted Selection and it’s use against Genetic Improvement of Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa L.), Biological Forum – An International Journal 13(1): 248-260
16 Sushma Raj Chellem and Sanjeev Kumar (2021)Genetic engineering of legume crops and their key event transformations. The Pharma Innovation Journal 2021; SP-10(6): 103-111
17  Shelly Sanasam, Kumar S (2019) Genetic correlation and path analysis among diverse genotypes of green gram [vigna radiate (l.) wilczek]" International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET), 6(1),76-93, ISSN: 2321-9653
18 Preeti Chaurasia1 , N, Dut Jasuja, Kumar  S (2022) A Sustainable Approach in Bioremediation of Textile Dye Effluent by Microbial Consortia, IJRASET, 10(1),868-876  ISSN: 2321-9653, DOI:

Details of Books / Chapter in Book(s) Published

S.No. Publications Press/ Editor/ Page no.
1 Kumar, Sanjeev, and Shivani Yadav., (2018).
"In Vitro Cultivation of AMF Using Root Organ Culture: Factory of Biofertilizers and Secondary Metabolites Production." In Microbial Cell Factories, pp. 95-108. CRC Press
Sharma, D. (Ed.), Saharan, B. (Ed.). Microbial Cell Factories. Boca Raton: CRC Press., ISBN 9781138061385 Page no. 95-105 CRC Press., ISBN
9781138061385, Francis & Tylor
2 Kumar S., Saxena S. (2019) Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) from Heavy Metal-Contaminated Soils: Molecular Approach and Application in Phytoremediation. In: Giri B., Prasad R., Wu QS., Varma A. (eds) Biofertilizers for Sustainable Agriculture and Environment. Soil Biology, vol 55. Springer, Cham ISBN: 978-3-030-18932-7 Sustainable Agriculture and Environment. Soil Biology, vol 55. Springer, Cham, Page no, 489-500
3 Kumar S., Singh J. (2019) Impact of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) in Global Sustainable Environments. In: Yadav A., Singh S., Mishra S., Gupta A. (eds) Recent Advancement in White Biotechnology Through Fungi. Fungal Biology. Springer, Cham Print ISBN: 978-3-030-255053, Vol. 3,
Page no. 419-436, 25506-0_17 Springer Nature Switzerland AG
4 Kumar S., (2020) Root organ culture with Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi: A potential source of secondary metabolite production in medicinal plants. New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering-- Recent advances in application of Fungi and fungal metabolites: Current aspects ISBN:  978-0-12-821005-5, Elsevier, Pages 155-164,
5 Upadhyay H, Kumar V and Kumar S., (2020) Effect of certain fungal metabolites against soil borne pathogenic fungi. New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Elsevier B.V. New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Elsevier B.V. 821007-9.00006-1
6 Kumar S., Samiksha, Sukul P. (2020) Green Manuring and Its Role in Soil Health Management. In: Giri B., Varma A. (eds) Soil Health. Soil Biology, vol 59. Springer, Cham,
44364-1_13, Online ISBN 978-3-030-
44364-1, Page no. 219-241
7 Kumar S., Saxena S., Samiksha (2021) Mycorrhiza: A Sustainable Option for Better Crop Production. In: Yadav A.N., Singh J., Singh C., Yadav N. (eds) Current Trends in Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture. Environmental and Microbial Biotechnology. Springer, Singapore. ISBN: 978-981-15-6948-7
8 Samiksha, Kumar S. (2021) Molecular Taxonomy, Diversity, and Potential Applications of Genus Fusarium. In: Abdel-Azeem A.M., Yadav A.N., Yadav N., Usmani Z. (eds) Industrially Important Fungi for Sustainable Development. Fungal Biology. Springer, Cham. Springer, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-030-67560-8,


Number of
Seminars / Conferences organized
Number of
Workshops organized
Number of
Seminars / Conferences chaired
Number of
papers presented
Number of
Seminars / Conferences attended
Number of
Workshops attended
08 08 02 20 30 20

Note: Enclose list of Seminars, Conferences, Workshops organized, Chaired participated

S.No. Name of Training Organized at Sponsors, if any Duration
From To
1 Training on “Data analysis is using SAS of NAIP Consortium Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute ICAR, New
June, 20132
2 Workshop on "Role of Mycorrhiza in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry TERI, New
Delhi and
Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India. 22 March, 2016 22 March,201 6
3 Workshop on use of SPSS in data analysis by School of Education, Lovely professional University LPU,
Jalandhar, Punjab
Jalandhar, Punjab
24 Feb,
24        Feb, 2017
4 Workshop on Food safety trainer certificate of competence LPU,
Jalandhar, Punjab
FSSAI, Govt of India Oct,20 17 Oct,2017
5 Workshop on molecular mar Ker analysis HRDC, LPU,
Jalandhar, Punjab
Jalandhar, Punjab
Oct,20 17 Oct,2017
6 Organized workshop on Role and application of Mycorrhiza and Biocontrol for organic farming HRDC, LPU,
Jalandhar, Punjab
Jalandhar, Punjab

Oct, 2016

Oct, 2016
7 Workshop on Role of Indian languages in Technical and Higher Education of India Mewar University MHRD-UGC,
New Delhi
8 Organized Faculty Development Program (FDP) cum workshop on “CRISPR-CAS as emerging tools of genome editing” Lovely Professional University with collaboration of Thermo Scientific, USA MHRD-UGC,
New Delhi
9 Functional genomics of Mycorrhizal fungi Institute of plant genomics and crop plant research (IPK)
Gatersleabe n, Leipzig Germany
Oct, 2007 Dec, 2007 02 Months
10 Mycorrhizal identification tools Cost 870 at Evora, Portugal Dec, 2010 Dec, 2010 07 days

Invited lectures/resource person/ paper presentation in seminars/ conferences/full papers in conference proceedings

S.No. Title / Academic Session with date Lecture/Resource Person/Paper presentation/full paper in Conference Proceedings Agency Whether International
(Abroad)/ International (within country)/ National/State/
University level
1. Morphological, Molecular, Biochemical characterization of CMCC AMF Germplasm., 2009 Paper presentation Sixth International conference in mycorrhiza (ICOM6) ,
BeloHorizonte, Brazil
International (Abroad)
2. Genetic variation within AMF morphotypes from mycorrhizosphere of plants from undisturbed, industrial and agricultural land: An investigation through LSU rDNA sequencing. III , 2-4
Dec, 2009
Paper presentation International conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology Lisbon, Portugal International (Abroad)
3. Comparison of phenotypic, RDNA and FAME analysis of invitro grown selected gene pool of Glomeromycota, 3-7 July,
Paper presentation Cost 870 Workshop/meeting. Evora, Portugal. International (Abroad)
4. Different Plant types promote AM biodiversity in rhizospheric soil of agricultural land contaminated with tannery sludge, Feb- 27-29, 2012 Paper presentation International Conference on Mycology and Plant Pathology (ICMPB), BHU Varanasi International
5. Organic management practices enhance AM biodiversity intropical agricultural Soil. (Tropentag 2012), 19 - 21 Sep,
Paper presentation Resilience of agricultural systems against crises, Göttingen, Germany, Poster International (Abroad)
6. Genetic variability within n- rDNA region of ectomycorrhizal isolates originating from temperate
ecosystems, 6-11 Jan,2013
Paper presentation Seven International Conference of Mycorrhiza (ICOM7), 6- 11 January, New Delhi, India International
7. Isolation and characterization of microbial strains from textile industry effluent    of Bhilwara, India: Analysis with Bioremediation, , 10-12 Feb, 2016 Paper presentation Recent Advance in Biotechnology and Nanotechnology (Int- BIONANO-Amity university, Gwalior, India International conference of Recent Advance in Biotechnology and
Nanotechnology (Int- BIONANO-2016)
8. 'Isolation and characterization of microbial strains from textile industry effluent of Budha Nnallah of Ludhiana, Punjab, India: Analysis with bioremediation”. 17-18 Nov,
Paper presentation Integrated sustainable Wastewater management (ISSWM, 2017) School
of Bioengineering and Biosciences, Lovely professional University, India and Mc Gill University Canada,
9. Mycorrhizal diversity in tropics: methods and constraints for sustainable development?
National Conference on Green Techniques, 11-12 July, 2012
Paper presentation National Conference on Green Techniques, Mewar University, Chittograh, Ra National
10. Dye removal microorganism: Analysis with Bioremediation”,UGC sponsored National conference (NTCPB- 2016), 11-12 Paper presentation UGC                       sponsored National conference (NTCPB-2016), 11-12,
Feb, Khalsa-college, Jalandhar, India
11. Studies of removal of dye from textile industry effluent of Bhilwara, India: analysis with Bioremediation. 5 Feb 2016, Paper presentation DST sponsored National conference Frontiers in Research and development of Agriculture, Biomedical, Chemical and Pharmaceutical science [FABCP: 2016], Mewar
University, Chittorgarh, Raj
12. Molecular Phylogeny of Glomeromycota: Application and limitations in sustainable
agriculture. 16-17 Feb, 2018
Paper presentation National conference in sustainable agriculture food and nutritional
security. (SAFNS-2018),
13. Isolation and gene expression study of Rhizophagus irregularis using EST analysis, International conference of Bioscience and Biotechnology, 4-9 Nov, 2019 Paper presentation International conference of Bioscience and Biotechnology (ICBB- 2019), & K.K Nanda Foundation International
S.No. Name of the Professional Body Status of
Other Details
1 life member: Indian Science Congress L36081  
2 life member: Indian Society of Microbiology 4905-2019  


Name & Place of the Institute/Industry Position From To Duration (Year & Month)
Biotech lab, Quality Control, Prabhat fertilizer and chemicals work, Indri Road, Karnal, Haryana, India Research Scientist (Quality Control) Dec, 2021 Aug, 2022 09 Months
Lovely professional University, School of Agriculture (ICAR Accredited), Jalandhar- Punjab- India Associate Professor Oct, 2021 Nov, 2021 01 Month
Lovely professional University, School of Agriculture (ICAR Accredited), Jalandhar- Punjab- India Assistant Professor (Research Faculty) July, 2015 Oct,2021 06 Years, 03 Months
Mewar University, Faculty of Agriculture Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India Assistant professor and Head of Department (HOD) July,2013 July,2015 02 Years
I.C.A.R, New Delhi, India Research Associate Feb -2013 July,
05 Months
TERI, New Delhi, India Research Associate July 2011 Feb-
1 Years, 06 month
Advanta Seed Ltd, Hyderabad, India (UPL group of Company), India Senior Research Associate Oct -2010 July - 2011 10 Months
TERI, New Delhi Senior Research Fellow Aug-2006 Aug 2010 4 Years
University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi Junior Research Fellow July, - 2004 July, - 2005 1 Year
      Total 16 Years ( 09 Years excluding time spend of PHD degree)

Details of Award

Award Type Name of Award Awarding
Institution or Body
PhD Program
NET- JRF, 10-
2(5) 2003(I)-EU- II
GATE Indian Institute of Technology 2003
DBT-JRF (Master
DBT-JRF (Master
International Fellowship (PhD fellow exchange
DBT, New Delhi DBT, New Delhi 2007
International travel
DBT, New Delhi DBT, New Delhi 2009,2012

Meritorious Awards

Description Yes / no Details of award
University Rank Holder    
Best Paper Presentation Yes Isolation and gene expression study of
Rhizophagusirregularisexpress during presymbiotic stage of fungi. International conference in Bioscience and Biotechnology (ICBB-2019) with collaboration of
K.K Nanda foundation in plant science, 4-5 Nov, 2019, Organized by School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Lovely professional University, Phagwara, Punjab- India.
Best Project Work    
Community Service   NCC A & B certificate
Any Other (Specify)    

Departmental Responsibilities:

Institute Year Responsibility Important
Lovely Professional University 2016-2021 Coordinator - Industry Academia Organized conferences, workshop and Faculty development program
Mewar University 2013-2015 Head, School of Agriculture, coordinate different department of Agriculture, establishment of new lab, Hire of new faculty Development new school of Agriculture and manage of 1000 students within span of 02 Years
Prabhat Fertilizers and chemical 2021-22 Head production and Quality control
  • Development of new innovative product.
  • Check quality of product and resolve issue related with commercial production of biofertilizers and Organic fertilizers. 3. Develop new formulation system to efficient delivery of bio fertilizes and bio pesticides.

Number of PhD’s / M Phil guided: 04

  • PhD candidates successfully guided and awarded:
  • PhD candidates enrolled and guiding presently: 04
  • PhD candidates guided and awarded:

Instructional Materials prepared, if any (give details):

Sl.No. Type of Instructional
Title Subject
1 Lab Manual Lab manual Basic plant breeding
2 Lab Manual Lab manual Gene expression and regulation
3 Lab Manual Lab manual Biotechnology for
Horticulture crops
4 Lab Manual Lab manual Micro propagation
5 Lab Manual Lab manual Genomics for crop improvement
6 Lab Manual Lab manual Practical Crop
production (AGR301)
7 Lab Manual Lab manual Fundamentals of Plant
Breeding (GPB210)
8 Instruction manual
/ Syllabus
Instruction manual / Syllabus Genetics
9 Instruction manual
/ Syllabus
Instruction manual / Syllabus Basic plant breeding
10 Instruction manual
/ Syllabus
Instruction manual / Syllabus Gene expression and
11 Instruction manual
/ Syllabus
Instruction manual / Syllabus Biotechnology for Horticulture crops
12 Instruction manual
/ Syllabus
Instruction manual / Syllabus Micro propagation Technology
13 Instruction manual
/ Syllabus
Instruction manual / Syllabus Genomics for crop improvement
14 Instruction manual
/ Syllabus
Instruction manual / Syllabus Practical Crop production (AGR301)
15 Instruction manual
/ Syllabus
Instruction manual / Syllabus Fundamentals of Plant Breeding (GPB210)
16 Instruction manual
/ Syllabus
Instruction manual / Syllabus Genetics

Subjects Taught

Subject UG / PG Number of
times this
subject has been taught
Course materials prepared if any,
for the subjects taught
Practical Crop
UG 2 Yes
Field crops (AGR213) UG 2 Yes
Principle of Genetics
and Plant Breeding (AGR361)
UG 8 Yes
conservation and Plant Quarantine (GPB503
PG 6 Yes
Growth and
development of Horticulture crops, (AGR505)
PG 2 Yes
Biotech in crop improvement (AGR615) PG 8 Yes
Biotech in crop
improvement lab (AGR616)
PG 8 Yes
Molecular Genetics
lab (GPB507)
PG 10 Yes
Fundamentals of Plant
Breeding (GPB210)
UG 10 Yes
Plant Biochemistry and
UG 08 Yes
Genetics (GPB201) UG 06 Yes
UG 03 Yes
UG 02 Yes
Gene expression and
PG 06 Yes
Biotechnology for
Horticulture crops
PG 05 Yes
Micro propagation
Technology (GPB251)
UG 06 Yes
Genomics for crop
improvement (GPB603)
PHD 02 Yes
Practical Crop
production (AGR301)
UG 02 Yes

Subjects you can teach other than the above listed Subjects:

S.No. Subject
1 Soil Microbiology
2 Soil Science
3 Molecular Biology
4 Biotechnology for crop improvement

Tell us how you can help the University in becoming one of the best in the country:

  • Revised new syllabus, Instruction manual in school of Agriculture as per ICAR norms.
  • Develop Lab infrastructure as per ICAR/ UGC norms.
  • To organize various faculty development program for faculty as per my experiences.
  • To submit proposal to various funding agency to improve research and development activity in the university.
  • To organized various educational tour to the students of Agriculture and Biotechnology students.
  • Agriculture field trial will be conducted in-house farmland.
  • Participate as faculty to conduct ICAR/ NAAC/ NIRF ranking/ accreditation to the university.
  • Guide Doctoral students of Agriculture/ Biotechnology.
  • To organize conference. Workshop and Industry visit to the students.
  • Make MOU/ collaboration to the national/ international Industry and Research institute/ university.

Technology transfer

  • Develop new consortia of Trichoderma (BIOPESTICIDES) for commercialization
  • Develop NEW mycorrhizal based new formulation for commercialization
  • Develop formulation based on neem extract for the purpose of commercialization
  • Root Organ based Mycorrhizal biofertilizers, Company Prabhat fertilizers and chemical, Karnal - Haryana
  • Novel biopesticides based formulation: Company- Hindustan bac tech private limited

Details of the National / International fellowship received during the Ph.D.

  • CSIR-UGC, JRF, NET- JRF, 10- 2(5) 2003(I)-EU- II, 2003
  • GATE (90.45 percentile), 2003
  • International travel grants by DBT, 2009 and 2012

Details of the International / National Postdoctoral fellowship.

  • International Fellowship under student exchange program by DBT, 2007

Academic References

Director, TERI, NEW
DELHI 7011817742
2 DR AMOL SOLANKI Senior Scientist, IARI,
NEW DELHI 9868797202