Educational Qualifications

  • M.Com and Ph.D. in Business Studies.

Total Experience

  • 29 years of teaching experience.

Work Experience

  • Head, University School of Applied Management, Punjabi University, Patiala.
  • Director, Placement Cell, Entrepreneurship and Skill Development Cell and Coordinator, Centralized Admission Cell, Punjabi University, Patiala.

Academic Achievements

  • 29 years of teaching experience in commerce and management at university level
  • Served as an expert in the Board of Studies of some of the institutions including Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Central University of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, Kurukshetra University, NIT Kurukshetra, Doon University, Dehradun, VBS Purvanchal University, CRS University, Jind, Indira Gandhi University, Rewari, Jagat Guru Nanak Dev State Open University, Patiala, Gurugram University, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Lovely Professional University, and several autonomous colleges

Awards & Recognitions

  • Received Prof Manu M Shah Memorial Research Award and Gold Medal for the research paper entitled US and Chinese Financial Stress Levels: An Empirical Investigation of Interlinkages at 69 th All India Commerce Conference held at Faculty of Commerce, University of Lucknow, Lucknow from November 11-13, 2016.
  • Received Prof Manu M Shah Memorial Research Award and Gold Medal for the research paper entitled Employees Perspective of Information Technology Adoption in Indian Banking Sector at 66 th All India Commerce Conference held at Department of Commerce, Bangalore University, Bangalore from December 5-7, 2013.
  • Conferred the honor of Being the Fellow of Indian Commerce Association in 2014 for outstanding contribution in the field of Commerce and Management.
  • Was graded excellent during annual performance evaluation exercise for year 2003 at Kigali Institute of Science, Technology and Management, Kigali, Rwanda.

International Exposure

  • Served as Head of the Department of Finance at the Kigali Institute of Science, Technology and Management (now the National University of Rwanda) and played an active role in teaching, research, and training at an international level.
  • Attended programs conducted by UNESCO in Paris and a program on "Competitiveness and Strategy" based on Harvard Business School case studies conducted by 'Onthefrontier' (USA)
  • Distance Education course on The Management of University- Enterprise Partnerships and Income Generating Activities from 31 st March 2003 to 4 th July 2003 conducted by International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO, Paris.
  • Worked with foreign universities as part of a UNDP assignment for over two years (2002-2004)
  • Has been associated with Curtin University of Technology, Australia, as a course facilitator for Accounting and Finance courses

Total Publication & Research Guidance

  • More than 120 publication out of which 60 are indexed in Scopus or listed by UGC, several research projects and academic achievements to his credit
  • Supervised thirty five Ph.D. scholars and three M.Phil dissertations, showcasing his dedication to research and academic mentorship

Professional Memberships

  • Life member of the Indian Commerce Association.
  • Life member of Indian Accounting Association
  • Life member of Global Network for Business Researchers
  • Life time member of The Society for Management Education (TSME).
  • Life Member of Punjab Commerce and Management Association.

Short Term Courses, FDP, Conferences, Workshops, Seminars (Organized & Attended)

  • More than 150 Short Term Courses, FDP, Conferences, Workshops and Seminars
  • Organized three national seminars and six Faculty Development Programs, demonstrating his dedication to academic enrichment
  • Attended a two-week workshop on "Developing Confident and Critical Thinkers through Case Study Writing and Teaching" organized jointly by Stanford University, USA, Chandler Institute of Governance, Singapore, and MGSIPA
  • Has participated in the MHRD sponsored Leadership for Academician Program (LEAP) organized by IIT Bombay in 2020