Director, INFLIBNET Centre

Prof J P Singh Joorel

Prof J P Singh Joorel, Director, INFLIBNET Centre

Prof J P Singh Joorel, prior to joining Director, INFLIBNET, was working as Professor of Statistics in the University of Jammu, Jammu and also holding the position of Director, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (Formerly Academic Staff College). Prof Joorel has 33+ years of vast experience in teaching and research. He has served at various positions in different universities such as Jammu University, Jammu, J&K, Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, Panjab University, Chandigarh and U P Government etc.

Prof Joorel has supervised twenty four Ph D & M Phil students and has about 100 research papers published in referred and peer reviewed journals of repute and presented in International/National Conferences and Book Chapters. His research work has recognized and covered in a book titled "Restricted Parameter Space Estimation Problems: Admissibility and Minimaxity Properties" authored by Constance Van Eeden and published by Springer, NY, US. He has been invited speaker at various centre of excellence, International conferences, Universities, Institutes and HRDC's / Academic Staff Colleges. He has also been UGC visiting fellow at Sardar Patel University Gujarat.

Prof J P Singh Joorel has contributed to higher education institutions and their management. He has served as Member on Council of the premier institute "Indian Statistical Institute" and Governing Bodies of several Autonomous Colleges besides Member of Planning and Monitoring Board of Universities and Member Syndicate. Currently, Prof Joorel is contributing as Member on University Court, Central University of Haryana, Planning and Monitoring Board of Central University of Gujarat, ICT Committee of NAAC, Academic Council of Consortium of Educational Communication (Inter University Centre of UGC), Empowered Committee of UGC-CARE (Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics), Implementation Core Committee of NIRF and Framework Development Committee and Team of Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) etc.

Prof Joorel has contributed in attaining the goal and objectives of the institution as Member/Chairman of the various committees and by serving as Head, Department of Statistics, OSD (Examinations), Dean, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, Coordinator (DST PURSE Scheme), Convener, Departmental Research Committee, Convener Board of Studies in Statistics. He has shared the responsibility and contributed as a Member in all the decision making statutory bodies of the University like University Council, Syndicate, Finance Committee, College Development Council, Academic Council etc for the overall growth of the Institution which augmented the University NAAC Accreditation grade from B+ to A and A to A+, and from 63rd to 51st rank in the NIRF ranking. He has vast exposure of working in national bodies dealing with academic and educational growth of the institutions of higher learning. He has also served as member of selection committees in various universities, PSC’s and SSB’s.

Prof J P Singh Joorel has also contributed substantially in the field of distance education by writing Study Material in SLM form for students of various academic programmes of UG and PG Level of Jammu University.

He is Life Member of various academic Bodies/Societies and on Reviewer/Editorial Board of the Journals of international reputes. He has also been Secretary, Vice President and Executive Member of Indian Society of Probability and Statistics.

He has visited Australia, Portugal, U.S.A., Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, for academic pursuits.