PhD students

Name: Bhola Gautam

Address: Birendranagar-2, Surkhet, Nepal

Designation: Assistant Professor

Institution: Faculty of Agriculture (FOA), CNRM,  Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), Puranchuar, Kaski, Nepal



  • M.Sc.Ag. (Entomology); AFU, Nepal (2015)
  • B.Sc. Ag. Nepal (2013)

Research field: Entomophagy and mass production techniques, Molecular biology, and Integrated Pest Management

Research interests:

  • Industrial Entomology and Mass rearing of beneficial Insects
  • Integrated Pest management and field diagnoses of pests
  • Biological Control Agents and Mass production techniques




Name: Chet Raj Pathak

Address: Ajayameru-1, Dadeldhura, Nepal

Designation: Assistant Professor (Veterinary Parasitology)

Institution: Faculty of Animal Science, Veterinary Science, & Fisheries (FAVF), Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), Nepal



  • M.V.Sc. (Parasitology); IAAS, TU, Nepal (2018)
  • B.V.Sc. IAAS, TU, Nepal (2016)


Research field: Microbiology, Parasitology, and Molecular Biology

Research interests:

  • Molecular biology and its application in the area of parasitology & microbiology
  • Serological diagnosis technique for screening of parasitic diseases among animal & birds
  • Advanced Microbiological and parasitological research for rapid, economic, & feasible detection of various diseases of livestock and poultry
  • Genetics & genetic makeup of major microbes & parasites impairing livestock/poultry production and productivity
  • Parasitic zoonosis