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NBS PROGRAMS
PGDM – Dual Specialization
PGDM – Data Science and Analytics
PGDM – Quantitative Finance
MBA + PGPCE
MBA

Meet the Minds Behind NBS: Our Diverse & Accomplished Faculty

NBS boasts over 60 distinguished scholars. But they’re more than just academics – they’re mentors, catalysts, and innovators. Our MBA and PGDM students thrive under the rich tapestry of knowledge, industry experience, and undying passion these educators bring to the classroom. 

Here’s what makes our faculty stand out:

 

Industry Veterans :

Many have walked the corridors of leading companies, shaping decisions at multinational giants, and influencing policies both locally and globally.

Mentors at Heart :

Beyond the syllabus, they’re here to nurture creative spirits, provoke critical thinking, and set you on a path of incessant learning.

Pioneering Educators :

With the freedom to teach in their unique style, they integrate the latest in business knowledge, ensuring you’re always industry-ready.

Discover NBS Unique Teaching Approach: Tailored Learning for The Modern Student

Educational Autonomy

Every lesson is curated based on what our faculty believes will provide you with the most enduring value.

Adaptive Curriculum

Business evolves; so, does our curriculum. Our faculty keeps their lessons updated, fresh, and aligned with the industry’s pulse.

Impactful research

Dive deep into the latest findings and scholarly articles. Our faculty’s research isn’t just acclaimed—it’s also incredibly relevant for today’s business landscape.

Connect with NBS Faculty: The Best Minds From Across the World

Explore profiles, discover their achievements, and maybe find the mentor you’ve been looking for.

Amit Gupta
Dr Amit Gupta
Director/Professor
Department of Finance
Ph.D, CFA, CA, MBA, M.Sc. in Finance, B.Com
24 Year Experience

"Dr. Amit Gupta is the visionary behind the transformation of modern education, foreseeing its needs well before it became a mainstream concept. Over two decades ago, when education was still rooted in traditional methods, Dr. Gupta envisioned a paradigm shift towards practical, hands-on teaching. His innovative approach gained traction, drawing students towards this unique style of education.

This visionary foresaw the potential to revolutionize management education, recognizing that traditional degrees alone were insufficient for real-world challenges. This belief led to the creation of Narayana Business School, a testament to his commitment to redefining the learning experience. As the driving force behind Narayana Business School, Dr. Gupta's analytical prowess and strategic vision have propelled the institution to unparalleled heights of success on the global education stage. His dedication to fostering an ecosystem where students can learn, experiment, and apply concepts in real-time continues to shape the future of education. Dr. Amit Gupta stands as the unwavering foundation of Narayana Business School, embodying the belief that learning is an ever-evolving journey. "

Purvi Gupta
DR. PURVI GUPTA
Director/Professor
Department of Finance
Ph.D, CA, CPA, MBA, B.Com
24 Year Experience

The perfectionist, The Transformer, The Minute details quester, The epitome of Morality & Ethics and One contact point ranging from Genesis day to the final placement and convocation day at Narayana Business School. Dr. Purvi Gupta, The dedicated and nurturing personnel dived into the world of education 2 decades ago with an aim to transform the lives of students to bring about the revolution in the education system to uplift and better the society. While embarkation of the journey of academics her hard work and perseverance can be seen in the institution, “Narayana Business School”. While laying the foundation of Narayana Business School, the pivotal role and resourceful role is taken by Dr. Purvi Gupta.
With simple and modest teaching philosophy that “Students learn the best when they are in a positive learning environment where they feel welcomed, comfortable, and safe with each other.” Dr. Purvi Gupta always remains quick-witted for the betterment and upliftment of the students at Narayana Business School. A Doctorate of Philosophy holder with a perfect blend of degrees such as Chartered Accountancy, Certified Public Accountant and A Master of Business Administration, Dr. Purvi Gupta owns the best personality to spearhead the Narayana Business School.

Dr. Harishchandra Singh Rathod
Dr. Harishchandra Singh Rathod
DIRECTOR / PROFESSOR
Ph.D, MBA, BBA
21 Year Experience

Dr. Harishchandra Singh Rathod, a seasoned professional with over 21 years of experience in teaching and management, specializes in Marketing Management. Currently serving as the Director at Narayana Business School, Ahmedabad, he has a keen research interest in Rural Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Advertising, and Tourism studies. His notable achievements include being one of the 29 participants chosen from Gujarat for an International FDP in the United Kingdom in December 2018.

Recognized for his contributions, he has received the "Emerging Leader in Management Award-2019," 'Teaching Excellence Award-2018,' and the 'Innovative Trainer Award-2016' from prestigious institutions. An accomplished author, Dr. Rathod has penned five books on diverse topics and contributed research papers to international journals. His wealth of knowledge and dedication continues to impact the field of Marketing Management positively.

Vishal Tiwari
Vishal Tiwari
Professor of Practice
Department of Marketing
AGMP, MBA – IIM Ahmedabad, BBA
12 Year Experience

"Vishal Tiwari is a seasoned Business Management enthusiast with an Entrepreneurial Mindset, with over 11 years of rich and diverse work experience. Currently leading as the Vice President of Growth & Strategy at Narayana Business School, he along with the team is dedicated to nurturing highly demanded human capital for the growth story of India.

Throughout the career, he has held influential positions within both Indian corporate giants and dynamic startups, leaving an indelible mark in each organization that has worked for. His prior roles include pivotal contributions at Merrito (formerly known as NoPaperForms), SmartQ - Compass Group, MYBYK, Justdial Ltd, and IndiaMart InterMesh Ltd. This extensive background has equipped him with a profound understanding of various business landscapes.

One of his core passions lies in training and advocating for people to embrace cutting-edge technologies and services that have the potential to positively impact society while fostering sustainable growth. His familial connection to the education industry has cultivated a profound desire to bridge the gap between Industry and Academia.

Beyond the work life, I find solace and joy in the world of music and nature travel."

Ms Chandni J Vidani
Ms Chandni J Vidani
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication and Soft Skills
M.A (I/O Psychology), BBA
11 Year Experience

She is a Corporate Trainer and Educator by profession. She is a USA certified NLP practitioner & Certified MS Excel Trainer. Also, a former Trainer of Helen O'Grady International. She conducts sessions for Communication and Soft Skills. She has conducted various trainings on IELTS, Communication is the key, Customer Centricity, Assertive Communication, MS Excel (Basics to Advanced), Personality Development, Voice & Accent, Presentation Skills and many more. She has created a signature program i.e. Empower yourself. She is a commendable speaker, an empathetic person, and believes in empowering people.

Himanshu Gupta
Mr Himanshu Gupta
Professor of Practice
Department of Marketing
MBA, B.Com , Diploma in Import & Export
21 Year Experience

"With a robust tenure in the dynamic field of Service Marketing, Himanshu brings a wealth of practical expertise to the table. Having had the privilege of working closely with renowned brands such as HDFC Bank, ABN AMRO, Aditya Birla, Fullerton India, and Reliance, he has garnered extensive experience across diverse segments of the Marketing domain. This exposure has endowed him with a deep-seated understanding of clients' specific needs and demands.

At Narayana Business School, he serves as a guiding light for students, particularly in the realm of Digital Marketing. His hands-on experience and keen insights into the intricacies of implementing Digital Marketing Strategies empower students to navigate this evolving landscape with confidence and proficiency. [He is a valuable asset to the institution, enriching the academic experience with real-world applications and industry wisdom."

Indra Meghrajani
Dr Indra Meghrajani
Associate Professor
Department of Marketing
Ph.D, MBA, UGC-NET, PGDDM Pursuing
14 Year Experience

She is highly skilled and versatile professional with immense experience in academics and research. She possesses an extensive understanding of digital marketing, advertising and promotion, brand management, retail management, and Consumer behavior.  She  has been a distinguished participant in numerous international conferences  and published research papers in journals indexed in Scopus, ABDC, WOS and UGC Care. She teaches a variety of industry trainings in which she imparts her proficient understanding and extensive marketing expertise.

Neelam Kshatriya
Dr Neelam Kshatriya
Associate Professor
Department of HR
Ph.D, PGDBA
19 Year Experience

A dynamic and compassionate team player, driven by goals ; having fantastic blend of Corporate and Academic Experience.Considers Multidisciplinary approach and Collaboration as the key pillars to succed in the corporate world .Believes that success is not just about winning but also exemplifying empathy and camaraderie among all and that "Happiness Quotient" is a must have in any learning or work environment.

Tirthank Shah
Dr Tirthank Shah
Associate Professor
Department of Finance
Ph.D, CFA, MBA, BBA
17 Year Experience

He has been always a keen academician with an eye to connect with industry insights. He has published 8 research papers including international publications with articles indexed in ABDC and SCOPUS. Also, he has participated in 15 national & international conferences and workshops.

Jeegnesh Trivedi
Dr Jeegnesh Trivedi
Associate Professor
Department of HR
Ph.D, MBA, B.Sc
16 Year Experience

He enthralls an incredible experience in the field of Statistics and Research Methodology. His broad research interests have positioned him on National and International Journals. He strongly believes in the idea of Self- discipline and his approach to this ideology surely keeps the students more focused on achieving goals in the SMART way. He is a guest faculty at prominent education institutions like PDPU & Nirma University.

Hardik Brahmbhatt
Dr Hardik Brahmbhatt
Associate Professor
Department of Finance
Ph.D, M.com, B.Com, MBA pursuing
12 Year Experience

He enthralls an incredible experience in the field of Statistics and Research Methodology. His broad research interests have positioned him on National and International Journals. He strongly believes in the idea of Self- discipline and his approach to this ideology surely keeps the students more focused on achieving goals in the SMART way. He is a guest faculty at prominent education institutions like PDPU & Nirma University.

Diksha Sisodiya
Dr Diksha Sisodia
Associate Professor
Department of Statistics and Operations
Ph.D, MBA, UGC-NET, BE
15 Year Experience

An academician by choice, she has a versatile and enriching experience with a passionate emphasis for continuous improvement. A Management graduate from IIT Roorkee, she holds a Doctorate degree in the field of Internet Banking. She is a strong believer of a practical-based learning approach with research and teaching expertise in the field of Operations Management and Statistics. She has clarity of vision in all her engagements in academics and now pursues her growing interest in the field of Intellectual Property Rights.

Shivngi Bhavsar
Dr Shivangi Shukla Bhavsar
Associate Professor
Department of Marketing
Ph.D, MBA
11 Year Experience

An academician by passion, an author and an Excellent researcher,. She is an expert Marketing faculty who bags many publications in various national as well as international journals. She has won many awards as Best Research paper presenter at various global conferences. She organically transforms the attitude of students in the most positive manner.

Pragya Sharma
Dr Pragya Sharma
Associate Professor
Department of HR
Ph.D, MBA, UGC NET, B.Sc
15 Year Experience

An accomplished HR expert with extensive experience in the field of human resources and various management disciplines. Her passion revolves around diverse HR topics, and she has mentored over 850 students who have gone on to pursue successful careers in different verticals of HR. Her compassionate approach, combined with session plans based on real-life experiences, actively involves students and encourages them to explore the intricacies of perspective management deeply. Her lesson plans offer a splendid glimpse into the world of HR, providing an authentic connection to real-world HR practices.

Lalit Pipliwal
Dr Lalit Pipliwal
Professor
Department of HR
Ph.D, MBA (HR) BA, LLB, PGDLL
17 Year Experience

He is highly energetic, dynamic and multi-dimensional personality is an expert of repute, known for his excellence in. Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Employee Commitment and Organizational Citizenship Behaviour, Personality, Employee Compensation, and Labour Legislations are his the core areas in academics and has published papers in these areas in journals of repute. He believes education is the power to eliminate the dark and enlighten the world.

Imroz Mansuri
Dr Imroz Mansuri
CFGP
Department of Finance
Ph.D, M.Com, M.Sc in Finance, UGC-NET, GSET, NISM VA Mutual Fund Advisors, B.com
18 Year Experience

He is an academician having industry as well as academic experience. He has worked with some renowned corporates such as Adani, HDFC Bank, and Anand Rathi. He holds tremendous experience in Stock Exchange, Mutual funds, Structured Products, Investment Banking and Global Financial Markets. He also holds an Editorial position with the International Engineering Journal for Research & Development. His problem-solving approach surely becomes a guiding point for the students of Narayana Business School.

Anju Dwivedi
Dr Anju Dwivedi
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics and Operations
Ph.D, MBA, M.Phil, B.Sc
8 Year Experience

An Energetic and Industrious faculty having a seasoned academic experience in the domain of Statistics, Research methodology, and Marketing. She has published numerous research papers in association with renowned establishments. She currently is the co-director in a project by the prestigious national body - the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). Known for her exemplary primary research skills, analytical skills, and pragmatic approach, she enhances knowledge amongst her students in unique and practical ways by her focused teaching pedagogy.

Shubhra Gautam
Ms Shubhra Gautam
Assistant Professor
Department of Finance
MBA, B.Sc,Pursuing Phd
23 Year Experience

A dynamic professional with a strong background in both Industry and Academia with experience of more than 23 years, Ms. Shubhra Gautam brings a well-rounded perspective to her work with a unique blend of practical experience and expertise. Having combining industry and academic backgrounds, she offer a comprehensive perspective that enhances decision-making, problem-solving, and innovation. She has worked with various sectors and MNCs like HDFC, Cipla Pharmaceutical, Tata AiG Life Insurance, Aditya Birla group and has served multiple level of Responsibilities making her a valuable asset with a wealth of insights to offer.

Anjali Shah
Ms Anjali Shah
Assistant Professor
Department of Finance
MCom, M.Phil, UGC NET
11 Year Experience

A versatile academician, her teaching and research interests spans the field of Finance and Accounts. With a teaching experience of more than 11 years, her insatiable appetite for knowledge is reflected in her conceptual teaching skills and publications. Her analytical skills applied with financial literacy makes comprehending the dynamic world of Finance engaging.

Maitri Rajesh Pancal
Dr. Maitri Rajesh Panchal
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics and Operations
Ph.D (Mathematics - Financial Mathematics)
4 Year Experience

She has been teaching at graduate and post graduate level students and trained the masters students in financial mathematics. She has a rich experience in teaching subjects like Financial Mathematics, Portfolio Management, Bond Valuation, Theory of Interest Rate, R-Programming, Descriptive Statistics, Statistical Distribution, Statistical Inference and Actuarial Mathematics.During the Tourist Facility & Infrastructure Survey conducted in February and October 2019 at the Statue of Unity, the tallest statue in the world, she participated actively as a "Junior Assistant & Researcher". Gujarat University and the Gujarati government completed this assignment.

Amrita Bardia
Ms Amrita Bardia
Assistant Professor
Department of IT & Analytics
MCM, PGDCCA, B.A, Ph.D (Pursuing)
11 Year Experience

She is a dynamic Academician renowned for their expertise in the fields of Information Technology with a profound passion for technology and its applications in business and education by data Visualization tools and Analytics.The knack to decode the coded IT subjects making the concepts simple and real-time applications for management students.

Monica Maheshwari
Ms Monica Maheshwari
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication and Soft Skills
MBA, Ph.D pursuing
11 Year Experience

She has a vast experience in the Learning and Development domain. She has worked with some of the well-known MNCs around the globe. A certified seasoned Corporate Trainer, She also had a brief entrepreneurial stint with a UK-based Business Simulation Platform for around 2 years. A passionate, result-oriented expert, she works with young, dynamic Management Graduates, shaping their persona and making them Market Ready for their dream careers ahead.

Noopur Surti
Ms Noopur Surti
Assistant Professor
Department of HR
MBA, Ph.D Pursuing
11 Year Experience

A distinguished academician, a fore bearing philosopher and an avid reader! She is an expert in the field of organizational behavior and human resource management. With an unwavering commitment towards nurturing the next generation HR professionals, she also has guided and mentored numerous students over years. As a dedicated educator, she is known for her engaging teaching style and ability to inspire and empower students. She is deeply committed to creating a dynamic and inclusive learning environment where students can explore, question and learn

Yogi Agravat
Prof. Yogi Agravat
Assistant Professor
Department of Marketing
PGDM (IIM), UGC NET, B.Pharma, Ph.D Pursuing
15 Year Experience

He is a seasoned professional who has excelled in various facets of his career, boasting a rich background in both industry and academia. After pursuing studies at renowned institutions, he embarked on an entrepreneurial journey, leveraging his expertise to deliver engaging and impactful teaching experiences. Specializing in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, his teaching approach is grounded in practical insights and real-world applications, equipping students with the necessary skills for success in these fields. As a dedicated mentor and expert in their domain, he brings valuable expertise to the classroom, guiding aspiring business professionals towards excellence.

Mansi Joshi
Mansi Joshi
Assistant Professor
Department of Finance
MBA (Finance), Ph.D Pursuing
6 Year Experience

She is having wealth of experience spanning academia and industry that brings a unique knowledge to her role. She is a passionate educator in the field of finance with hands-on expertise in delivering theoretical concepts with practical applications which help the students to become industry-ready. Beyond her academic pursuit, she holds a certification as a NISM certified Mutual Fund distributor.

Hiral Sonkar
Ms Hiral Sonkar
Assistant Professor
Department of General Management
MBA, B.E, Ph.D Pursuing
10 Year Experience

She is a seasoned academician with a promising zeal to deliver knowledge which can be instrumental in the transformation of a student's career. A synthesis of technological and business-related qualifications, blended with rich work experience, allows her to analyze situations from a different perspective. Her technocratic problem-solving skills make the process of learning and teaching an engaging symposium giving students exposure to real-world situations.

Garima Mishra
Ms Garima Mishra
Assistant Professor
Department of General Management
MBA, B.Com
13 Year Experience

She is a trained academician in the field of marketing and strategic management She has vast experience in academics and one year of industry experience in the area of marketing. She has the gravity to deliver subjects, hence making them interesting and engaging. Her areas of expertise include Rural Marketing, Service Marketing, Communication Skills, and Business Communication. She possesses a strong inclination towards research, which would facilitate personal growth and enhance the ability to provide superior education.

Shivani Shah
Ms Shivani Shah
Assistant Professor
Department of Marketing
PGDM, M.Com, Ph.D Pursuing
3 Year Experience

A passionate, young dynamic faculty with a love for educating today's youth, she has been a Rank holder in her master's degree . She is someone who connects the dots and delivers her domain expertise. An experienced Research scholar, she has been teaching and mentoring a diverse group of undergraduate and postgraduates' students, making them adapt and hone the skills for tomorrow.

Shikha Bhagat
Ms Shikha Bhagat
Assistant Professor
Department of Finance
CA, PGDM (International Trade Management), B.Com, LLB
11 Year Experience

With eleven years of experience in teaching diverse subjects in Finance, she is a seasoned Chartered Accountant professional who guides students from the CA, CS, and management fields. Her affable nature and enthusiasm for being among young minds make her a joy to be around. She prioritizes the comprehensive growth of the students she mentors.

Shrashti Gupta
Ms Shrashti Gupta
Assistant Professor
Department of General Management
MBA, B.Sc
3 Year Experience

An academecian by choice, with keen interest in teaching and research. Her diverse educational background and belief that learning never ends reflects in her innovative teaching methods.Her Interest lies in imparting conceptual based learning to the students in a very lucid manner.

Devesh Desai
Devesh Desai
Assistant Professor
Department of Finance
NET, M.Com, B.Com, Ph.D (Pursuing)
3 Year Experience

He has an experience in teaching under graduate and post graduate courses . Currently undertaking research relating to the financial performance of varied sectors like Pharmaceutical, Information technology, Automobile and FMCG and its impact on stock markets. His pedagogy of teaching has been completely industry and student centric giving real life examples making the session completely interactive.

Anisha Deva
Ms Anisha Deva
Assistant Professor
Department of General Management
MBA, B.Com
10 Year Experience

A dynamic professional with a zest for academic excellence, having a great experience in fostering student success she spearheads initiatives for continuous improvement in education standards. Her extensive background in administration brings efficiency and excellence to every facet of student engagement.

Avni Kamboj
Ms Avni Kamboj
Assistant Professor
Department of HR
PGDM, BBA
10 Year Experience

A dynamic professional with a passion to guide students towards successful career paths. As the Head of the Training and Placements Cell, she coordinates strategic initiatives that bridge the gap between education and industry demands. With a proactive approach and a rich network of industry contacts, she ensures students are well-prepared for the competitive job market.

Guneet Soni
Mr Guneet Soni
Assistant Professor
Department of Marketing
PGDM, B.Com
4 Year Experience

Guneet is a dynamic professional with a passion for education and entrepreneurship. Holding a prestigious Masters degree from IIM Indore, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom. As a dedicated faculty member teaching PGDM, he imparts valuable insights and practical wisdom to aspiring business leaders. Simultaneously, Guneet's entrepreneurial ventures showcase a hands-on approach to business, providing students with a well-rounded understanding of the corporate world. This unique combination of academic rigor and real-world experience sets Guneet apart as a versatile and accomplished professional.

Aditi Kaushik
Aditi Kaushik
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics and Operations
PGDM (Rural Management), BE (Computer Science), Ph.D Pursuing, M.COM
13 Year Experience

"Inquisitive in nature, she has been a part of academic fraternity for over 12 Years. Engineering to management, she has learned both operational as well as managerial skills in various endeavours during this time. Post 1 year of sales experience, she started her career in academics and taught the real time applications of mentioned courses to management graduate and post-graduate level learners.
Apart from academics, in the field of research she has submitted her work in the area of work-life balance to RTU, Kota and published 5 research papers in journals of repute."

Lokeshwar Verma
Lokeshwar Verma
Professor of Practice
Department of General Management
MBA, Bsc
35 Years Experience

Lokeshwar Verma is a seasoned professional with a strong background in sales and marketing, holding an MBA in Sales & Marketing and a BSc degree. With an impressive 35 years of industry experience, he has made significant contributions to the field.Lokeshwar Verma's career has been particularly notable for his association with the cement sector, where he has held leadership positions and headed major cement brands in India. His extensive industry knowledge and leadership skills have played a pivotal role in shaping the success of these brands.

Naiya
Naiya Trivedi
Assistant Professor
Department of HR
MBA, BA
9 Years Experience

Naiya Trivedi is a results-oriented HR professional with a passion for nurturing talent. As a member of Training and Placement cell, she brings a wealth of experience in connecting students with opportunities that align with their career aspirations. With a keen eye for industry trends and a robust network, she is committed to ensure that students embark on successful professional journey.

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Purvi Gupta
 Dr. Harishchandra Singh Rathod
Vishal Tiwari
Ms Chandni J Vidani
Himanshu Gupta
Indra Meghrajani
Neelam Kshatriya
Tirthank Shah
Jeegnesh Trivedi
Hardik Brahmbhatt
Diksha Sisodiya
Shivngi Bhavsar
Pragya Sharma
Lalit Pipliwal
Imroz Mansuri
Anju Dwivedi
Shubhra Gautam
Anjali Shah
Maitri Rajesh Pancal
Amrita Bardia
Monica Maheshwari
Noopur Surti
Yogi Agravat
Mansi Joshi
Hiral Sonkar
Garima Mishra
Shivani Shah
Shikha Bhagat
Shrashti Gupta
Devesh Desai
Anisha Deva
Avni Kamboj
Guneet Soni
Aditi Kaushik
Lokeshwar Verma
Naiya
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Amit Gupta
Meet Dr. Amit Gupta, MD And Director Of Narayana Business School Ahmedabad, PGDM Faculty, MBA Faculty
Dr Amit Gupta
Director/Professor
Department of Finance
Ph.D, CFA, CA, MBA, M.Sc. in Finance, B.Com
24 Year Experience

"Dr. Amit Gupta is the visionary behind the transformation of modern education, foreseeing its needs well before it became a mainstream concept. Over two decades ago, when education was still rooted in traditional methods, Dr. Gupta envisioned a paradigm shift towards practical, hands-on teaching. His innovative approach gained traction, drawing students towards this unique style of education.

This visionary foresaw the potential to revolutionize management education, recognizing that traditional degrees alone were insufficient for real-world challenges. This belief led to the creation of Narayana Business School, a testament to his commitment to redefining the learning experience. As the driving force behind Narayana Business School, Dr. Gupta's analytical prowess and strategic vision have propelled the institution to unparalleled heights of success on the global education stage. His dedication to fostering an ecosystem where students can learn, experiment, and apply concepts in real-time continues to shape the future of education. Dr. Amit Gupta stands as the unwavering foundation of Narayana Business School, embodying the belief that learning is an ever-evolving journey. "

Purvi Gupta
Dr Purvi Gupta
Director/Professor
Department of Finance
Ph.D, CA, CPA, MBA, B.Com
24 Year Experience

"Dr. Purvi Gupta embodies the ideals of perfectionism, transformation, and an unwavering commitment to minute details. As the paragon of morality and ethics, she serves as the single point of contact from the inception of Narayana Business School to the culmination of students' journeys at convocation.
Dedicated to education for over two decades, Dr. Purvi Gupta entered the realm with a mission to revolutionize the lives of students and uplift society through transformative education. Her diligence and dedication are evident in the very fabric of Narayana Business School, where she plays a pivotal and resourceful role in its foundation.
With a teaching philosophy rooted in the belief that students thrive in a positive, welcoming, and comfortable learning environment, Dr. Purvi Gupta relentlessly strives for the betterment and upliftment of Narayana Business School's students.Administration, Dr. Purvi Gupta owns the best personality to spearhead the Narayana Business School. Her transformative approach and dedication to nurturing the next generation of leaders make her an indispensable force in the institution's journey towards excellence."

Dr. Harishchandra Singh Rathod
Faculty of quantitative finance courses At NBS Ahmedabad
Dr. Harishchandra Singh Rathod
Director/Professor
MANAGEMENT
Ph.D., MBA, BBA
24 Year Experience

Dr. Harishchandra Singh Rathod, a seasoned professional with over 21 years of experience in teaching and management, specializes in Marketing Management. Currently serving as the Director at Narayana Business School, Ahmedabad, he has a keen research interest in Rural Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Advertising, and Tourism studies. His notable achievements include being one of the 29 participants chosen from Gujarat for an International FDP in the United Kingdom in December 2018.

Recognized for his contributions, he has received the "Emerging Leader in Management Award-2019," 'Teaching Excellence Award-2018,' and the 'Innovative Trainer Award-2016' from prestigious institutions. An accomplished author, Dr. Rathod has penned five books on diverse topics and contributed research papers to international journals. His wealth of knowledge and dedication continues to impact the field of Marketing Management positively.

Vishal Tiwari
Narayana Business School Faculty
Vishal Tiwari
Professor of Practice
Department of Marketing
AGMP, MBA – IIM Ahmedabad, BBA
12 Year Experience

"Vishal Tiwari is a seasoned Business Management enthusiast with an Entrepreneurial Mindset, with over 11 years of rich and diverse work experience. Currently leading as the Vice President of Growth & Strategy at Narayana Business School, he along with the team is dedicated to nurturing highly demanded human capital for the growth story of India.

Throughout the career, he has held influential positions within both Indian corporate giants and dynamic startups, leaving an indelible mark in each organization that has worked for. His prior roles include pivotal contributions at Merrito (formerly known as NoPaperForms), SmartQ - Compass Group, MYBYK, Justdial Ltd, and IndiaMart InterMesh Ltd. This extensive background has equipped him with a profound understanding of various business landscapes.

One of his core passions lies in training and advocating for people to embrace cutting-edge technologies and services that have the potential to positively impact society while fostering sustainable growth. His familial connection to the education industry has cultivated a profound desire to bridge the gap between Industry and Academia.

Beyond the work life, I find solace and joy in the world of music and nature travel."

Mr Himanshu Gupta
Narayana Business School Faculty - Himanshu Gupta
Mr Himanshu Gupta
Professor of Practice
Department of Marketing
MBA, B.Com , Diploma in Import & Export
21 Year Experience

"With a robust tenure in the dynamic field of Service Marketing, Himanshu brings a wealth of practical expertise to the table. Having had the privilege of working closely with renowned brands such as HDFC Bank, ABN AMRO, Aditya Birla, Fullerton India, and Reliance, he has garnered extensive experience across diverse segments of the Marketing domain. This exposure has endowed him with a deep-seated understanding of clients' specific needs and demands.

At Narayana Business School, he serves as a guiding light for students, particularly in the realm of Digital Marketing. His hands-on experience and keen insights into the intricacies of implementing Digital Marketing Strategies empower students to navigate this evolving landscape with confidence and proficiency. [He is a valuable asset to the institution, enriching the academic experience with real-world applications and industry wisdom."

Dr Indra Meghrajani
Faculty of dual specialization in mba at Narayana Business School
Dr Indra Meghrajani
Associate Professor
Department of Marketing
Ph.D., MBA, UGC-NET, PGDDM pursuing
14 Year Experience

She is highly skilled and versatile professional with immense experience in academics and research. She possesses an extensive understanding of digital marketing, advertising and promotion, brand management, retail management, and Consumer behavior.  She  has been a distinguished participant in numerous international conferences  and published research papers in journals indexed in Scopus, ABDC, WOS and UGC Care. She teaches a variety of industry trainings in which she imparts her proficient understanding and extensive marketing expertise.

Dr Neelam Kshatriya
Faculty of dual specialization in mba at Narayana Business School
Dr Neelam Kshatriya
Associate Professor
Department of HR
Ph.D., PGDBA
19 Year Experience

A dynamic and compassionate team player, driven by goals ; having fantastic blend of Corporate and Academic Experience.Considers Multidisciplinary approach and Collaboration as the key pillars to succed in the corporate world .Believes that success is not just about winning but also exemplifying empathy and camaraderie among all and that "Happiness Quotient" is a must have in any learning or work environment.

Dr Tirthank Shah
Faculty of business studies at Narayana Business School Ahmedabad
Dr Tirthank Shah
Associate Professor
Department of Finance
Ph.D., CFA, MBA,BBA
17 Year Experience

He has been always a keen academician with an eye to connect with industry insights. He has published 8 research papers including international publications with articles indexed in ABDC and SCOPUS. Also, he has participated in 15 national & international conferences and workshops.

Dr Jeegnesh Trivedi
Faculty of management studies at Narayana Business School Ahmedabad
Dr Jeegnesh Trivedi
Associate Professor
Department of HR
Ph.D., MBA, B.Sc
16 Year Experience

He enthralls an incredible experience in the field of Statistics and Research Methodology. His broad research interests have positioned him on National and International Journals. He strongly believes in the idea of Self- discipline and his approach to this ideology surely keeps the students more focused on achieving goals in the SMART way. He is a guest faculty at prominent education institutions like PDPU & Nirma University.

Dr Hardik Brahmbhatt
Faculty of management studies at Narayana Business School Ahmedabad
Dr Hardik Brahmbhatt
Associate Professor
Department of Finance
Ph.D., M.com, B.Com, MBA pursuing
12 Year Experience

He is a Finance Enthusiast, an Entrepreneur, an Economist. He is an passionate academician and acts as SEBI Certified Research analyst, and News channel panelist. He has also conducted research in the area of taxation which proved helpful to the Central Government. Moreover, Holding his strong position in corporate world and connections blends to comprehensive experience which helps students to lead a progressive and enthusiastic life. He is working with dignitaries for the Government of Gujarat, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and industry, Gujarat Cricket Association, and Cooperative Banks

Dr Diksha Sisodia
Faculty of masters in data science at Narayana Business School Ahmedabad
Dr Diksha Sisodia
Associate Professor
Department of Statistics and Operations
Ph.D., MBA, UGC-NET, BE
15 Year Experience

An academician by choice, she has a versatile and enriching experience with a passionate emphasis for continuous improvement. A Management graduate from IIT Roorkee, she holds a Doctorate degree in the field of Internet Banking. She is a strong believer of a practical-based learning approach with research and teaching expertise in the field of Operations Management and Statistics. She has clarity of vision in all her engagements in academics and now pursues her growing interest in the field of Intellectual Property Rights.

Dr Shivangi Shukla Bhavsar
Dr Shivangi Shukla Bhavsar
Associate Professor
Department of Marketing
Ph.D., MBA
11 Year Experience

An academician by passion, an author and an Excellent researcher,. She is an expert Marketing faculty who bags many publications in various national as well as international journals. She has won many awards as Best Research paper presenter at various global conferences. She organically transforms the attitude of students in the most positive manner.

Dr Pragya Sharma
Faculty of masters in data science at Narayana Business School Ahmedabad
Dr Pragya Sharma
Assistant Professor
Department of HR
Ph.D., MBA, UGC NET, B.Sc..
15 Year Experience

An accomplished HR expert with extensive experience in the field of human resources and various management disciplines. Her passion revolves around diverse HR topics, and she has mentored over 850 students who have gone on to pursue successful careers in different verticals of HR. Her compassionate approach, combined with session plans based on real-life experiences, actively involves students and encourages them to explore the intricacies of perspective management deeply. Her lesson plans offer a splendid glimpse into the world of HR, providing an authentic connection to real-world HR practices.

Dr Lalit Pipliwal
Faculty of MBA + PGPCE at Narayana Business School Ahmedabad
Dr Lalit Pipliwal
Professor
Department of HR
Ph.D., MBA (HR) BA,LL.B,PGDLL.
17 Year Experience

He is highly energetic, dynamic and multi-dimensional personality is an expert of repute, known for his excellence in. Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Employee Commitment and Organizational Citizenship Behaviour, Personality, Employee Compensation, and Labour Legislations are his the core areas in academics and has published papers in these areas in journals of repute. He believes education is the power to eliminate the dark and enlighten the world.

Dr Imroz Mansuri
Faculty of masters in PGDM dual specialization at Narayana Business School Ahmedabad
Dr Imroz Mansuri
CFGP
Department of Finance
Ph.D. M.Com, M.Sc in Finance, UGC-NET, GSET, NISM VA Mutual Fund Advisors, B.com
18 Year Experience

He is an academician having industry as well as academic experience. He has worked with some renowned corporates such as Adani, HDFC Bank, and Anand Rathi. He holds tremendous experience in Stock Exchange, Mutual funds, Structured Products, Investment Banking and Global Financial Markets. He also holds an Editorial position with the International Engineering Journal for Research & Development. His problem-solving approach surely becomes a guiding point for the students of Narayana Business School.

Dr Anju Dwivedi
Faculty of best data analytics courses At NBS Ahmedabad
Dr Anju Dwivedi
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics and Operations
Ph.D.,MBA, M.Phil, B.Sc.
8 Year Experience

An Energetic and Industrious faculty having a seasoned academic experience in the domain of Statistics, Research methodology, and Marketing. She has published numerous research papers in association with renowned establishments. She currently is the co-director in a project by the prestigious national body - the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). Known for her exemplary primary research skills, analytical skills, and pragmatic approach, she enhances knowledge amongst her students in unique and practical ways by her focused teaching pedagogy.

Ms Shikha Bhagat
Faculty of management studies at Narayana Business School
Ms Shikha Bhagat
Assistant Professor
Department of Finance
CA, PGDM (International Trade Management) B.Com, LLB,
11 Year Experience

With eleven years of experience in teaching diverse subjects in Finance, she is a seasoned Chartered Accountant professional who guides students from the CA, CS, and management fields. Her affable nature and enthusiasm for being among young minds make her a joy to be around. She prioritizes the comprehensive growth of the students she mentors.

Ms Shivani Shah
Faculty of management studies at Narayana Business School
Ms Shivani Shah
Assistant Professor
Department of Marketing
PGDM, M.Com, Ph.D. pursuing
3 Year Experience

A passionate, young dynamic faculty with a love for educating today's youth, she has been a Rank holder in her master's degree . She is someone who connects the dots and delivers her domain expertise. An experienced Research scholar, she has been teaching and mentoring a diverse group of undergraduate and postgraduates' students, making them adapt and hone the skills for tomorrow.

Ms Garima Mishra
Faculty of best quantitative finance courses At NBS Ahmedabad
Ms Garima Mishra
Assistant Professor
Department of General Management
MBA, B.Com
13 Year Experience

She is a trained academician in the field of marketing and strategic management She has vast experience in academics and one year of industry experience in the area of marketing. She has the gravity to deliver subjects, hence making them interesting and engaging. Her areas of expertise include Rural Marketing, Service Marketing, Communication Skills, and Business Communication.She possesses a strong inclination towards research, which would facilitate personal growth and enhance the ability to provide superior education.

Ms Hiral Sonkar
Faculty of management studies at Narayana Business School
Ms Hiral Sonkar
Assistant Professor
Department of General Management
MBA, B.E., Ph.D. pursuing
10 Year Experience

She is a seasoned academician with a promising zeal to deliver knowledge which can be instrumental in the transformation of a student's career. A synthesis of technological and business-related qualifications, blended with rich work experience, allows her to analyze situations from a different perspective. Her technocratic problem-solving skills make the process of learning and teaching an engaging symposium giving students exposure to real-world situations.

Mansi Joshi
Faculty of best data analytics courses At NBS Ahmedabad
Mansi Joshi
Assistant Professor
Department of Finance
MBA (Finance), Ph.D. pursuing
6 Year Experience

She is having wealth of experience spanning academia and industry that brings a unique knowledge to her role. She is a passionate educator in the field of finance with hands-on expertise in delivering theoretical concepts with practical applications which help the students to become industry-ready. Beyond her academic pursuit, she holds a certification as a NISM certified Mutual Fund distributor.

Prof. Yogi Agravat
Faculty of quantitative finance courses At NBS Ahmedabad
Prof. Yogi Agravat
Assistant Professor
Department of Marketing
PGDM (IIM), UGC NET, B.Pharma, Ph.D. pursuing
15 Year Experience

He is a seasoned professional who has excelled in various facets of his career, boasting a rich background in both industry and academia. After pursuing studies at renowned institutions, he embarked on an entrepreneurial journey, leveraging his expertise to deliver engaging and impactful teaching experiences. Specializing in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, his teaching approach is grounded in practical insights and real-world applications, equipping students with the necessary skills for success in these fields. As a dedicated mentor and expert in their domain, he brings valuable expertise to the classroom, guiding aspiring business professionals towards excellence.

Ms Noopur Surti
Faculty of MBA + PGPCE at Narayana Business School Ahmedabad
Ms Noopur Surti
Assistant Professor
Department of HR
MBA, Ph.D. pursuing
11 Year Experience

A distinguished academician, a fore bearing philosopher and an avid reader! She is an expert in the field of organizational behavior and human resource management. With an unwavering commitment towards nurturing the next generation HR professionals, she also has guided and mentored numerous students over years. As a dedicated educator, she is known for her engaging teaching style and ability to inspire and empower students. She is deeply committed to creating a dynamic and inclusive learning environment where students can explore, question and learn

Ms Monica Maheshwari
Faculty of management studies at Narayana Business School
Ms Monica Maheshwari
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication and Soft Skills
MBA, Ph.D. pursuing
11 Year Experience

She has a vast experience in the Learning and Development domain. She has worked with some of the well-known MNCs around the globe. A certified seasoned Corporate Trainer, She also had a brief entrepreneurial stint with a UK-based Business Simulation Platform for around 2 years. A passionate, result-oriented expert, she works with young, dynamic Management Graduates, shaping their persona and making them Market Ready for their dream careers ahead.

Ms Amrita Bardia
Faculty of best data analytics courses At NBS Ahmedabad, Best MBA College in Gujarat
Ms Amrita Bardia
Assistant Professor
Department of IT & Analytics
MCM, PGDCCA, B.A, Ph.D. (Pursuing)
11 Year Experience

She is a dynamic Academician renowned for their expertise in the fields of Information Technology with a profound passion for technology and its applications in business and education by data Visualization tools and Analytics.The knack to decode the coded IT subjects making the concepts simple and real-time applications for management students.

Dr. Maitri Rajesh Panchal
Faculty of dual specialization in mba at Narayana Business School
Dr. Maitri Rajesh Panchal
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics and Operations
Ph.D. (Mathematics - Financial Mathematics)
4 Year Experience

She has been teaching at graduate and post graduate level students and trained the masters students in financial mathematics. She has a rich experience in teaching subjects like Financial Mathematics, Portfolio Management, Bond Valuation, Theory of Interest Rate, R-Programming, Descriptive Statistics, Statistical Distribution, Statistical Inference and Actuarial Mathematics.During the Tourist Facility & Infrastructure Survey conducted in February and October 2019 at the Statue of Unity, the tallest statue in the world, she participated actively as a "Junior Assistant & Researcher". Gujarat University and the Gujarati government completed this assignment.

Ms Anjali Shah
Faculty of management studies at Narayana Business School
Ms Anjali Shah
Assistant Professor
Department of Finance
MCom, M.Phil, UGC NET
11 Year Experience

A versatile academician, her teaching and research interests spans the field of Finance and Accounts. With a teaching experience of more than 11 years, her insatiable appetite for knowledge is reflected in her conceptual teaching skills and publications. Her analytical skills applied with financial literacy makes comprehending the dynamic world of Finance engaging.

Ms Shubhra Gautam
Faculty of masters in dual specialization at Narayana Business School Ahmedabad
Ms Shubhra Gautam
Assistant Professor
Department of Marketing
MBA, B.Sc, Pursuing Phd.
23 Year Experience

A dynamic professional with a strong background in both Industry and Academia with experience of more than 23 years, Ms. Shubhra Gautam brings a well-rounded perspective to her work with a unique blend of practical experience and expertise. Having combining industry and academic backgrounds, she offer a comprehensive perspective that enhances decision-making, problem-solving, and innovation. She has worked with various sectors and MNCs like HDFC, Cipla Pharmaceutical, Tata AiG Life Insurance, Aditya Birla group and has served multiple level of Responsibilities making her a valuable asset with a wealth of insights to offer.

Ms Shrashti Gupta
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Ms Shrashti Gupta
Assistant Professor
Department of General Management
MBA, B.sc
3 Year Experience

An academecian by choice, with keen interest in teaching and research. Her diverse educational background and belief that learning never ends reflects in her innovative teaching methods.Her Interest lies in imparting conceptual based learning to the students in a very lucid manner.

Devesh Desai
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Devesh Desai
Assistant Professor
Department of Finance
NET, M.Com, B.Com, Ph.D. (Pursuing)
3 Year Experience

He has an experience in teaching under graduate and post graduate courses . Currently undertaking research relating to the financial performance of varied sectors like Pharmaceutical, Information technology, Automobile and FMCG and its impact on stock markets. His pedagogy of teaching has been completely industry and student centric giving real life examples making the session completely interactive.

Ms Anisha Deva
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Ms Anisha Deva
Assistant Professor
Department of General Management
MBA, B.Com
10 Year Experience

A dynamic professional with a zest for academic excellence, having a great experience in fostering student success she spearheads initiatives for continuous improvement in education standards. Her extensive background in administration brings efficiency and excellence to every facet of student engagement.

Ms Avni Kamboj
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Ms Avni Kamboj
Assistant Professor
Department of HR
PGDM, BBA
10 Year Experience

A dynamic professional with a passion to guide students towards successful career paths. As the Head of the Training and Placements Cell, she coordinates strategic initiatives that bridge the gap between education and industry demands. With a proactive approach and a rich network of industry contacts, she ensures students are well-prepared for the competitive job market.

Mr Guneet Soni
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Mr Guneet Soni
Assistant Professor
Department of Marketing
PGDM, B.Com
4 Year Experience

Guneet is a dynamic professional with a passion for education and entrepreneurship. Holding a prestigious Masters degree from IIM Indore, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom. As a dedicated faculty member teaching PGDM, he imparts valuable insights and practical wisdom to aspiring business leaders. Simultaneously, Guneet's entrepreneurial ventures showcase a hands-on approach to business, providing students with a well-rounded understanding of the corporate world. This unique combination of academic rigor and real-world experience sets Guneet apart as a versatile and accomplished professional.

Aditi Kaushik
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Aditi Kaushik
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics and Operations
PGDM (Rural Management), BE (Computer Science), Ph.D Pursuing, M.COM
13 Year Experience

"Inquisitive in nature, she has been a part of academic fraternity for over 12 Years. Engineering to management, she has learned both operational as well as managerial skills in various endeavours during this time. Post 1 year of sales experience, she started her career in academics and taught the real time applications of mentioned courses to management graduate and post-graduate level learners.
Apart from academics, in the field of research she has submitted her work in the area of work-life balance to RTU, Kota and published 5 research papers in journals of repute."

Lokeshwar Verma
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Lokeshwar Verma
Professor of Practice
Department of General Management
MBA , Bsc
35 Year Experience

Lokeshwar Verma is a seasoned professional with a strong background in sales and marketing, holding an MBA in Sales & Marketing and a BSc degree. With an impressive 35 years of industry experience, he has made significant contributions to the field.Lokeshwar Verma's career has been particularly notable for his association with the cement sector, where he has held leadership positions and headed major cement brands in India. His extensive industry knowledge and leadership skills have played a pivotal role in shaping the success of these brands.

Naiya
Alumni of Narayana Business School Ahmedabad
Naiya Trivedi
Assistant Professor
Department of HR
MBA, BA
9 Year Experience

Naiya Trivedi is a results-oriented HR professional with a passion for nurturing talent. As a member of Training and Placement cell, she brings a wealth of experience in connecting students with opportunities that align with their career aspirations. With a keen eye for industry trends and a robust network, she is committed to ensure that students embark on successful professional journey.

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