This book" Rural Sociology and Education Psychology' is published to cater the need of the PhD and PG students of the Agri - Dairy and Home Science Extension. All the syllabus of the PG and PhD students has been covered in-depth. In second last chapter objective type question are given to provide the question bank for various examinations like entrance exam of NDRI and IARI PhD and NET and ARS. It also provide the quality study material on rural sociology and education psychology for the extension students of over 80 agriculture university and extension division of the ICAR institutes it is also useful for UGC NET/JRS from psychology, examination of junior and school lecturer exam of various school education system of the arts faculty. It is best suited for IAS/PCS and other competitive exam and as a reference book for teaching, training, research and extension.
Dr. Dileep Kumar, born in 1980 in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan did his B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons.) and M.Sc. (Ag.) Extension from S.K.R.A.U. Bikaner (Rajasthan), India, in the year 2001 and 2004 respectively. Hisarea of research during Masters Degree in the University was on Adoption of sprinkler system of irrigation in the Jhunjhunu District of Rajasthan. He pursued his Ph.D. degree from N.D.R.I. Karnal, (Haryana), on Critical Analysis of Dairy Co-operatives and Private Dairies in Rajasthan in 2012.Throughout his study, he secured I Position in all examinations and wasawarded Merit Scholarships for under Graduate programmes, graduate and post graduate programmes. He is closely associated with many national and international professional societies of Extension Education and published many research and popular articles. He remained meritorious student during his academics. He is also pursuing PGJMC(Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication) from IGNOU, New Delhi. Dr. Dileep Kumar started his career as scientist (Agricultural extension) in ICAR at ICAR RC for NEH Meghalaya in 2013. He is the Life Member of number of Professional Bodies of Academic Organisations and Institutions. He has authored three books, and written more than 10research papers published in Indian and Foreign Journals.
Dr. Moti Lal Meena is presently working as Subject Matter Specialist(Agricultural Extension) at ICAR-CAZRI, KrishiVigyan Kendra, Pali-Marwar (Rajasthan). He obtained Ph.D. (Agricultural Extension) from Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, campus SKN, COA, Jobner, specialization in buffalo production in 2005 and M.Sc. (Ag.) Extension from MPUAT, Udaipur in 2001. He has over eight years' experience in KVK training, demonstration, vocational training courses. He has received Best KVK Scientist Award by Society of Extension Education, Agra in2014. He has to his credit 55 research papers and more than 14 scientific articles in National and International Magazines.