Dr. Jayesh Deshkar has about three decades of experience in the field of education. He holds a PhD in Electronics Engineering from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University (VNSGU), Surat; a MSc in Electrical Engineering from M.S. University, Baroda and BE in Power electronics engineering from L.E. College, Morvi. He has served as Pro Vice Chancellor and acting Vice Chancellor for VNSGU, Surat (2004-2007).
Due to his passion for teaching and interest in working with young minds he has worked as a Principal, V.V.P Engineering College, Rajkot; SVIT Vasad; Amiraj College of Engineering and Technology, Ahmedabad (9 years). He has vast experience in both Academic (Teaching) and Administrative work at various capacities from being a Lecturer to Head of Department and Director-General at various Government and Private Engineering and Technology Institutions.
Further Dr. Deshkar has been a member of numerous Education Authorities/Bodies namely– Member of Academic Council, GTU Ahmedbad and VNSGU, Surat; Member of Syndicate, VNSGU, Surat; Member of Senate at Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat; Director, Vishwakarma Yojana Project- GTU, Ahemdabad, Honorary Advisor, SVIT, Surat and also as a Member of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
As an academician he has very good experience of establishing various UG, PG Programmes in contemporary areas- both disciplinary, interdisciplinary. He also has industrial experience as Jr. Engineering Trainee at AMTECH Electronics , Gandhinagar early in his career. His vast experience has given him opportunities to serve as an Expert in academic and administrative field of Higher education as a Chairman, coordinator, expert, VC Nominee for Local Inspection committees, various academic, administrative committees, selection committees for various posts ; chairman of examiners for various UG and PG Courses in Universities.
He was the first Pro Vice Chancellor to introduce Unique Computerized Bar Code System in all Examination at University Level in Gujarat during his tenure at VNSGU, Surat. Dr. Deshkar holds keen interest in understanding and implemention of Value based education through Universal Human Values Education(UHVE) and study of Indian Knowledge System (IKS).