Associate Professor (Agricultural Extension)

Dr. N Jayakumar

Dr. Jayakumar Narayanan

Associate Professor (Agricultural Extension)


  • Ph.D., - Agriculture ExtensionGandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul.
  • M.Sc. (Agri.) - Agricultural Extension Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Chidambaram
  • B.Sc. (Agriculture) Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Chidambaram
  • MBA - GeneralMeenakshi University, Chennai.
  • PGDAEM - Agriculture ExtensionMANAGE, Hyderabad

NET/SLET Qualification

Yes - 31540/1997 (Certificate/Ref. number)

Area of Research

Agricultural communication, Indigenous studies in wetland agricultural practices and Learning style research. Documented and investigated the rationality and perceived effectiveness of Indigenous Wetland Agricultural Practices in the North Eastern Agro Climatic zone of Tamil Nadu.

Administrative Experience

  • Vice Principal (Current)MIT School of Agriculture, MITCAT, Musiri
  • Staff AdvisorAdhiparasakthi Agricultural College. Kalavai
  • Academic CoordinatorAdhiparasakthi Agricultural College. Kalavai
  • Head, Dept. of Social ScienceAdhiparasakthi Agricultural College. Kalavai
  • Year CoordinatorAdhiparasakthi Agricultural College. Kalavai
  • Manager (Landscaping)Landdecor, Chennai
  • Manager (Agri projects)Vasantham Greenlands (P) ltd. Chennai
  • Manager (Plantations)KKR Oil Palm India (P) Ltd., Chennai

Research Experience

  • Senior Research Fellow“Implications of Environmental and sustainability issues for the organization and practice of Agricultural Extension”

Academic Experience

  • For PG Students
  • Agricultural Research, Research Ethics and Rural DevelopmentPGS 505
  • For UG Students
  • Rural Sociology and Educational PsychologyAEX 101
  • Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension EducationAEX 102
  • Communication and Personality developmentAEX 201
  • Extension Methodologies and Transfer of Agricultural TechnologiesAEX 401 (301)
  • RAWE - Rural Agricultural Work Experience ProgrammeAEX 401
  • All India Study TourAEX 402
  • Farm JournalismAEX 501
  • For Diploma Students
  • Audio Visual aidsAEX X21


  • Research Articles (in international journals) - 2 Numbers
  • Research Articles (in National journals) : 10 Numbers
  • Popular articles (in Magazines) : 10 Numbers
  • Books (with ISBN)
  • Extension Methodologies and Transfer of Agricultural TechnologyJayakumar, N and K. Indumathy. Newsman Publications Madurai, ISBN No: 978-93-86712-66-0
  • Extension Education and Rural Sociology Jayakumar, N and K. Indumathy Newsman Publications, Madurai, ISBN No: 978-93-86712-56-1
  • Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology Indumathy. K, R. Rajasekaran, N. Jayakumar and S. Sangeetha Newsman Publications, Madurai, ISBN No: 978-81-930-476-9-9
  • A Text Book on Extension Methods and Audio Visual Aids, Jayakumar, N and Babou, C AE Publications, Coimbatore, ISBN No: 978-93-80460-09-3
  • Books Chapters
  • Adoption of Indigenous Crop production Practices in rice, Proceedings of the National Seminar on Recent trends in eco-friendly farming practices for food security Jayakumar, N and Sundaramari Shanlax Publications, Madurai ISBN: 978-93-85399-06-0

Awards & Accolades

  • ASPEE Fellowship ASPEE, Mumbai 1993
  • Best Paper award EFFPFS, GRI, 2015


  • Seminars/Symposia/Workshops Participated: 28
  • Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp on Entrepreneurship Development for Agricultural studentsAdhiparasakthi Agricultural College, 2019, funded by EDII, Ahmedabad

Membership in Scientific Bodies

  • Extension Education Society, Coimbatore Life Member