Meet Our Director

Dr. M. C. Jain, Director Career XL Services has been a scientist , an Instrument Engineer and a teacher by profession. Born in the historic city of Agra in 1942, he did his education from Agra : High School from DAV Inter College, Intermediate and B.Sc. from St.Johns College and M. Sc. from B.R. College. He secured Ist Division in all these examinations

After completing his M.Sc. in Physics with Electronics in 1964, he joined Sri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, University Road, Delhi and worked on Moisture measurement and its control in textile processing. For a brief period of three months he also worked as Junior Scientific Officer at Aviation Research Centre, New Delhi.

In August 1966 he joined as Lecturer of Physics at St. John's College Agra and taught Physics to B.Sc. and M.Sc. Students.

In 1968 he joined the Division of Agricultural Physics at Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi, as Assistant Physicist (Instruments).

In 1971, he was appointed as Maintenance Engineer (Instruments) in the Division of Soil Science of the same Institute. During this period he repaired a large number of instruments used for soil/water testing and agricultural research.

Here he also started a course entitled "Instrumental Methods of Analysis" which became very popular course for M.Sc. and Ph.D. students of IARI. He was also responsible for establishing a Central Instrument Laboratory at this Division. Here he was also involved in the project on Biogas Technology and was Principal Investigator of ICAR Coordinated Project on Renewable Energy Sources from 1987 to 2001.

He visited Moscow , Leningrad and Odessa of the erstwhile USSR in 1983 under Indo-USSR Exchange program. In 1985 he was sent for training on Mass Spectrometer to U.K. He visited Vietnam under UNESCO assignment on Teachers Training on Laboratory Instruments in 1987.

In 1993 a new Division of Environmental Sciences was established at IARI and he was one of the founder members of this division. He was also Professor of this new Division from 1994 and later worked as Head from 1997 till his retirement. During this period he has guided 3 M.Sc. and 9 Ph.D. students. Emission of Greenhouse Gases (methane and Nitrous Oxide) from agricultural sources and their contribution to the Global Warming.

During the research project of UNDP-IRRI on methane emission from rice fields, he has visited Philippines, Indonesia, China, Thailand etc. His work on methane emission from rice fields is cited in many international Journals. He has published about 100 research papers in national and international journals. He received Best Teacher's Award for the year 2000 at IARI. In 1998,under AHRD project sponsored by World Bank , he visited University of California , Riverside and LA, Rice University in Texas and University of North Hampshire at Durham and exchanged his work on climate change with the scientists at these universities. He had an opportunity to meet and discuss with Prof. Rowland Sherwood, Noble Prize Winner in Chemistry 1995.

In 2001 he took voluntary retirement and established Career XL Services to serve University of Leeds, Leeds, UK up to September session. The major responsibilities were recruitment of students to the various Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses of the University and to promote the brand name of the University of Leeds Seminars, Counseling / Interview sessions were organized at major cities like Mumbai, Ahemdabad, Baroda, Kolkata, Patna , Lucknow, Jaipur, Bhopal, Indore etc, besides regular counseling at their office at Barakhamba Road New Delhi. Lot of counseling was done at British Council offices all over India.

Dr. M.C. Jain Director Career XL Services then joined Rai Foundation as Educational Consultant & Dean in the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences. During his stay there he helped in establishing relations with University of Northumbria of the Uk and Edexcel. During this period HND courses in various subjects were also started at Rai Foundation. He was also deeply involved in the recruitment of students for SEAS and has attended various Education fairs organized by Education Times, Assochem, Career Launchers, HT Horizon etc.

In 2003 he joined an NATCOM Project on Climate Change at National Physical Laboratory New Delhi as a Guest Scientist under the leadership of Prof. A.P. Mitra. In the same year he also wrote two chapters in the Book on Environment and Agriculture for Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). In 2004 he also formulated a training programme on Agri-electronics for the Department of Electronics (Govt. of India). Even now he regularly undertakes guest lectures at IARI New Delhi, TERI New Delhi, Central Fertilizer Laboratory, Faridabad , PDM Engineering College Bahadur Garh etc.

From July 2005, Dr. Jain has focused his attention on Study Abroad Consultancy under the umbrella of Career XL Services in addition to his other academic and research activities.

M.Sc. (Physics with Electronics)AGRA19641st
B.Sc. ( Phy. Chem, Maths. )AGRA19611st
High SchoolU.P.Board19571st

  • German Language Course (Four Semesters)
  • Max Muller Bhawan, New Delhi in 1964-1966
  • Russian Language Course (Two years)
  • Centre of Russian Studies, New Delhi in 1984-1986

PeriodOrganizations Served
2005 onwardsDirector, Career XL Services
April 2003 - 2005Centre on Global Change, National Physical Lab., New Delhi Guest Scientist Research on green house gases / Climate change
April 2002- March 2003Rai Foundation, New Delhi Dean, SEAS Counseling students, Organizing events in Schools & Colleges
May-Sept 2001Country Consultant for University of Leeds, U.K. Under the Company Career XL Services Recruitment of students, Seminars, interviews, counseling British Council, Press and Media, Collaborations and to establish the University of Leeds brand in India
1968-2001Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi Professor& Head of the Division of Environmental Sciences (1994-2001) Management & Administration, Teaching & Research
1966-1968St. John's College (Agra University) Lecturer of Physics Teaching
March 1966 - July 1966Aviation Research Centre New Delhi ( Govt. of India) Junior Scientific Officer Aviation Research
1964-1966Sri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, Delhi Senior Scientific Assistant Research


  • Taught B.Sc. and M.Sc. students at St. John's College Agra
  • Taught M.Sc. and Ph.D students at IARI
  • Was associated with academic activities at IARI (a Deemed University) Serving as Professor of Environmental Sciences since 1994
  • While working for University of Leeds in 2001 Recruited a good number of students, handled budget, organized seminars in various cities, and promoted University of Leeds brand in India
  • Besides Managing the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences at Rai Foundation, worked for the counselling activities to recruit students
  • Wrote two Chapters of the book on Environment for Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) 2003
  • Developed training course on Agri-electronics for CETE , Pune Department of Electronics Govt.of India)- July 2004
  • Guest lectures at IARI New Delhi, TERI New Delhi, CFCL Faridabad, PDM Engg. College
  • Guided 3 M.Sc. and 9 Ph.D. students

PUBLICATIONS- More than 100 research papers in Indian and International Journals


  • Principal Investigator of DFID (U.K.) project with Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, London, U.K. on effect of air pollution on vegetable crops, ( 2000- 2001)
  • Principal Investigator of CPCB (Central Pollution Control Board) project on Utilisation of MSW compost for agricultural crops. (2000-2001)
  • Principal Investigator of UNDP-IRRI Philippines project on Methane emission from rice fields (1994-1998)
  • Principal Investigator of ICAR project on Methane from rice (1993-97)
  • Principal Investigator ICAR project on Renewable Sources of Energy, (Bioconversion) since 1987, the project had 13 Centres all over India