Dr. Monisankar Bera

Assistant Professor

Department: Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry

School: School of Agriculture and Allied Science

Highest Educational Qualification: PhD

  • Details of professional experience:


Name of the employer Post held  Period/Duration  Nature of duties
Visva-Bharati Skilled personnel

(NIRJAFT, West Bengal.)

2 year Performance Analysis of Crop Specific Agro-textiles”
Visva-Bharati Research Assistant

(Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of West Bengal.)

3 year Field as well as laboratory experiments, training programme, analysis of data and preparation of technical reports of organic farming etc.
Soil Testing Laboratory, (Soil Health Card  Scheme.) Visva-Bharati.   Soil Analyst     2.8 year Soil, water and plant Analysis, training programme, analysis of data etc.
Centurian University of Technology and Management, Paralakhemundi, Odisha. Assistant Professor 

in Soil Sc. &Agril. Chem.



Teach the theory and practical courses and guidance the M.Sc. student and other university activity etc.
  • Academic Experience: 
  • B.Sc. (Ag.) courses i.e. Fundamentals of Soil Science (2+1) of 1st Sem., Manures, Fertilizers & Soil Fertility Management (2+1) of 4th Sem., Problematic Soils and Their Management (1+1) of 5th Sem. and M.Sc. (Agro.) courses i.e. Soil Fertility and Fertilizers use (2+1) theory and practical were delivered by me during previous three academic session.
  • Developed the e-material and Lab. Manual of “Manures, Fertilizers & Soil Fertility Management” and Lab. Manual of “Problematic Soils and Their Management”.


  • Four M.Sc. students were completed their research work under my advisory and two no of M.Sc. students are continuing their research work under my advisory.


  • Technical Experiences:
    • Analysis of soil nutrient in respect to major, micro nutrients for recommendation of fertilizer and heavy metals i.e. As, Cr, Hg, Pb etc.
  • Analysis Experience on AAS (Flame)with FIAS hydride generation system, HPLC, UV-VIS Spectrophotometer, Flame photometer, BOD shaker, Colony counter, Laminar Air Flow, Autoclave, Centrifuge, Muffle Furnace, pH, EC, N analyzer and so on. 
    • Experience on soil microbial analysis viz. microorganisms in respect to its isolation, sub culturing, mass culturing, MBC, bacterial species identification by kit etc.
    • Experience on Vermicomposting and organic farming.
    • Experience on methods of statistical analysis with SPSS 25.
  • Working experience on computer application viz. MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Having good experienced about purchase and quality of various company’s Lab. equipment’s and chemicals viz. PerkinElmer, Systronics, Tulin, Pelican, Borosil, Merck etc.


  • Extension Experiences:
  • Experience in Soil Testing training programme in different villages by soil testing kit, for analysis as well as recommendation directly to the farmers soil samples.
  • Experience in student exposure visit under different research station and biggest horticulture market in Southern India.


Research Interest: Soil Fertility, Organic Farming 

Publication details

Annual Member of Indian Society of Soil Science ID- M/B/548
Life Member of Indian Society of Costal Agricultural Research ID- LM/478/21
International Research Publication 15
Book Chapter Publication 2
Publication of Extended Summery and Abstracts 19
National Seminar Presented  3
Webinar Attended 3
Certificate Course  1
National Workshop Attended 2
Faculty Development Programme Attended 1
No. of Citation 45
h-index 4
i10-index 2


Total Experience( Teaching/Research/Extension) in Years: 10

No. of Publication: 15 (International)

No. of Book/ Book Chapter: 2

No. of Abstracts Presented in Seminar/Conference/Symposium: 19

Distinction / Award: NIL

Project: NIL

Additional Qualification: NIL

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