Dr. Jayantilal Bhandari

Group Director
Eminent educationist Prof. Dr. Jayantilal Bhandari has pioneered a new era of educational reforms in Madhya Pradesh with innovative vision and missionary zeal. 40 years back MP was an educationaly backward state. Students of the state were far behind in the quest for career and employment. Special efforts and attention was needed for students particularly from villages and backward regions. During such time Dr. Bhandari ushered a new era of education and career guidance where he guided the youth as per their interest and capacity and helped them succeed in their career. Throughout his professional
journey he has focused on career education and development of career literature which benefits an entire generation of students. This was a big void in education field in MP which Dr. Bhandari is filling.
Dr. Bhandari has travelled breadth and width of MP and conducted more than 1000 free career camps in every corner of the state with significant presence of students from scheduled tribe, scheduled caste, minorities, and socially and economically weaker sections of the society. In these camps Dr. Bhandari helped more then one  lakh youth shape their career. Dr. Bhandari is making a very important contribution to the idea of new India by enabling students with life changing career information. He has been able to direct the raw talent to right career opportunities helping lakhs of youth achieve their dreams and attain their due place and respect in society.

In 2006 seeing the benefits of Dr. Bhandari’s path breaking efforts for skill development and career awareness, for the first time in India, Govt. of M.P implemented Swami Vivekanand Career Guidance scheme under the direction of Dr. Bhandari. With an aim to provide career information and skill development opportunities to students in state, this program has ensured that the underprivileged students get level playing field and have access to plum career opportunities. Under this program Dr. Bhandari has groomed more than 4000 career counsellor, two lecturers from every Govt. higher secondary school and two professors from every Govt. college who  guide and train school and college going students regularly.

Dr. Bhandari prepared informative career literature which is present in every Govt. school and college library across M.P. Every year lakhs of students are benefiting through this program.In 2008 Dr. Bhandari took VRS from department of higher education, Govt. of M.P. to work devotedly for career education. Since then he has authored more than 50 books on career education, competitive exams and skill development. Under his direction multiple  free career apps were created and published on app stores. He has been actively promoting career awareness through his writings in national and regional dailies, magazines and periodicals. His name was included in the Limca Book of Records 2011 and Golden Book of World records 2016. In last 40 years lakhs of students have benefited from his books, free career apps, and career guidance related writings.

As a Professor of commerce he has made significant contribution in higher education and research. 12 students have been awarded Ph.D. under his guidance. In 1996 D.Litt., the highest academic and research decoration, was conferred on him.  Dr. Bhandari visited Malaysia under the UGC award. There  the University of Malaya awarded him the Visiting Fellowship. His research work on industrial development in rural areas, based on the valuable experience gained in Malaysia, is widely acknowledged as the vision document for industrial development of Madhya Pradesh.

Dr.  Bhandari has worked in various capacities at key state and central govt. institutes working in area of education and research. District Administration   of Indore nominated him as the resource person on the district planning committee.  SEBI nominated Dr. Bhandari as a Director Public Representative on  the board of Madhya Pradesh Stock Exchange. As the head of research wing at the National Academy for Training and Research in Social Security New Delhi, Dr. Bhandari made exceptional contribution in simplification of Provident Fund Return process.

Dr. Bhandari is an ardent writer, with more than 3700 published articles in reputed journals and newspapers to his credit. Subjects of his publications cover career, employment and economic development. Through his articles Dr. Bhandari has been trying to educate the people about their changing roles in a new evolving society.Dr. Bhandari has received many awards and honours including Vivekanand Award, Gunijan samman etc. Dr. Bhandari received Career Award given by University Grant Commission in 1994.Dr. Bhandari is working with unparalleled dedication and persuasion among youth for their skill development and career betterment. His unique role as a friend, philosopher and guide of youth has been highly appreciated by all concerned. Dr. Bhandari is making a very important contribution to the idea of new India by enabling students with life changing career development. He is making a  great contribution towards the capacity building and helping the new generation of India to meet the  career challenges of globalization.

Dr. Ashok Jhawar

Dr. Ashok Jhawar is a Professor in the area of Finance & Accounting. His core teaching and research area includes Accounting, Financial Management, Financial Products and Services, Financial Planning, Taxation, Banking, Insurance etc.
He has over 27 years of experience, spanning over both academics and industry. He has been into academics for the last 16 years. Prior to joining Acropolis Group he was associated with IPS Academy & Christian Eminent College.
He has published several Research papers in National and International publications besides presenting papers in various Conferences.He is a recognized Ph. D. guide in Management and an active member of All India Management Association.
Dr. Manish Jain

Dr. Manish Jain is a faculty of finance. He has more than 18 years of teaching experience including 10 years of academic administrative  experience.He has contributed in 12 national and international level research publication and presented papers in various conferences . He has attended and organized various Faculty Development Programs and Workshops.He imparts knowledge of Finance, Accounting and Taxation related subjects in Commerce and Management. He also provides consultancy services.
Dr. Anant Gwal

Dean- Skill Development ,AIMSR
Dr. Anant Gwal has been associated with the Acropolis Group, Indore, since last 9 years. He took over as Dean- Skill Development in April 2019. Prior to which, he worked as Director at Acropolis Technical Campus, Medicaps Institute of Management, Indore Indira Institute. He has a rich Industry Experience of 11 years as an Entrepreneur. He has been involved in teaching Strategic Management, Marketing Management and Economics subjects at the Post Graduation and Under Graduation level. He has done his Post Graduation from School of Economics and Institute of Management Studies (IMS), DAVV, Indore. He also did his Ph.D in Economics from DAVV, in the year 2002.
He has attended a number of National and International Conferences where he has presented research papers, which include IIMs and IITs. He has written a number of management cases, one of which was awarded as the best case by the renowned magazine, ‘Manager’. Some of his cases have been published by European Case Clearing House. He has more than 60 research papers to his credit, which are published in books and journals. He has edited 3 books and 3 journals.
He is a recognized Ph.D guide in Management and Economics by DAVV, Indore, Pacific University, Udaipur and Swami Vivekanand University, Sagar. 8 Research Scholars have been awarded Ph.D under his guidance. He has supervised a number of research projects. Dr. Anant Gwal has also conducted a number of training programs for corporates. He is a part of ‘Training the Trainer’ program of Police Training Centre at Indore. He has conducted sessions for Superintendent of Police and DIG of police, to name a few.
He is on the board of selection committee of various universities. Dr. Gwal is also on the review panel of research papers of renowned journals.
Dr. Pranoti Belapurkar
Head, Department of Biosciences, AIMSR
Dr. Pranoti Belapurkar is a Professor in Microbiology. Her core teaching and research area includes Immunology, Pharmacognosy, Bioremediation, Environmental Microbiology, Neutraceuticals etc.She has over 20 years of academic and research experience. She has published several Research and Review articles in National and International UGC-CARE, Thomson Reuter, SCOPUS and Web of Science publications besides presenting papers in various Conferences. She is a recognized Ph. D. guide in Faculty of Life Sciences at DAVV, Indore. Presently she has two research scholars under her guidance.
Dr. Manish Vyas

HOD, Computer Science

Dr. Manish Vyas is working as an Associate Professor and HOD, Department of Computer Science. He has academic experience of more than 18 years. He has taught undergraduate as well as post graduate level. His Research domain is CPU Scheduling, Data Mining and Software Engineering. His area of specialization is Information Technology, Operating System, Computer Application, Data Base Management System, Computer Networking and Data Structures. He has published 14 Research Papers in various Journals / Conferences at National and International level

Dr. Poonam Singh

Dr. Poonam Singh is working as Professor in Economics. She is Ph. D. & M.A in Economics. She has more than 18 years of experience. She is the member of various professional, educational, social and administrative bodies and life member of “All India Economic Association” & “Madhya Pradesh Economic Association”. She has completed one Minor Research Project of UGC. She has authored two books in the areas of Micro Economics and Banking & Insurance. She has published about 15 research papers in Peer Reviewed and UGC Approved Journals and presented more than 25 papers in National and International Conferences. She is a registered Ph. D. Guide in Economics. She has attended various Refresher Courses, Orientation Programs, FDPs, Workshops organized by National Bodies like UGC, AICTE, ICSSR, IGNOU etc. She is regularly invited by various organizations to deliver Guest Lecture, Key Note address etc.She has been conferred awards by various organisations for remarkable contribution in the field of social service, entrepreneurship and education.


Dr. Manoj Raghuwanshi

Associate Professor
Dr. Manoj Raghuwanshi is Ph.D. in Management from DAVV Indore. He holds an MBA in Marketing, PGDBM, and M.Sc. tech in Applied Geology with merit position He has 15 years of teaching experience and 8 years of Industry exposure which includes positions in General Electrical Company (Wipro), City Bank etc. He has presented 15 Research Papers in National and International Conferences published in the area of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and General Management. He had also matriculated 2 case studies. He also actively participated in various Faculty Development Programs, Workshops and Conferences. His core area includes Marketing, General Management and Entrepreneurship.
Dr. Deepesh Mahajan

Associate Professor
Dr. Deepesh Mahajan has done his Ph. D. in Commerce from DAVV, Indore and qualified UGC NET in Management and Commerce both. He has 17 years of experience in academics. He is also a visiting faculty at RAPTC (Police Training College)  Indore, His several papers are published in National and International Publications. He attended/organized National/International Conferences/Seminars/Workshops & Faculty Development Programes. He has also attended  Refresher Course   organized by Academic Staff College, DAVV Indore.
Dr. Jalaj Katare

Associate Professor

Dr. Jalaj Katare is an Associate Professor in the area of Quantitative Techniques, Statistics and Operations. He is recognized Ph.D. guide in management for DAVV, Indore and approved project guide for IGNOU, New Delhi. He has over 24 years of experience out of which 20 years exclusively in the field of academics. He had published several research papers in the scopus indexed and UGC referred international and national journals as well as few were presented in the international and national conferences. His research domain is e-Governance and Operations. He attended as well as organized various FDP, MDP and workshops for students and faculty. He is also a resource person in the field of application of statistics through SPSS & Excel. He taught students at UG as well as PG level for various subject streams. His core teaching area includes Business Statistics, Quantitative Techniques, Operations Research, Operations Management, Research Methodology, Software Engineering and Data Warehousing & Mining etc.

Dr. Priyanka Chawla

Sr. Assistant Professor
Dr. Priyanka Chawla is Finance faculty with more than 8 years of experience. She is MBA (Finance), and Ph. D (Management). She has attended and presented papers in various National and International Conferences. She has also attended Research Methodology Workshops, Seminars and Faculty Development Programs. She has published 2 Books and has got more than 20 Papers published to her credit in reputed Journals. She has acted as a reviewer for Emerald Journal. Her online lectures are also available on the subject “Operation Research”. Her area of interest includes Financial Inclusion, Operation Research and Research Methodology.
Ms. Varsha Dube

Assistant Professor
Ms. Varsha Dube is a Faculty of Hindi. She has 7 years of teaching experience and attended various FDP & Workshops. She participated in various Conferences & Seminars.
Mr. Ankit Mahajan

Assistant Professor
Mr. Ankit Mahajan is a faculty of Finance and allied subjects having expertise in subjects like Business Law, Economics, Public Finance etc. He has corporate experience of more than 5 years and academic experience of 6 years. He has published Research Papers is several Journals and presently pursuing Ph.D. from DAVV. He is MBA (FA) from IMS, Indore and qualified NET in Management.


Ms. Trapti Kapse

Assistant Professor

Ms. Trapti Kapse is a faculty of Computer Science. She has more than 4 years teaching experience. She has attended various FDPs and Workshops. She imparts knowledge of C, C++, DBMS, JAVA and Computer Network. She is taking care of ERP & Website of the institution.

Ms. Neha Sharma

Assistant Professor
Ms. Neha Sharma has teaching experience of more than 8 years in the field of  Marketing and Behavioral Finance. She has attended various FDPs, Conferences and Workshops. Her interest areas include Social Media Marketing, Consumer Behaviour and Investment management. She is UGC Net qualified & pursuing Ph.D in Management.
Mr. Samir Dubey

Assistant Professor
Mr. Samir Dubey is a Management Research Scholar from DAVV, Indore. Besides M. Com. and MBA, he holds an M. Phil. (Commerce) in which he was positioned in the merits. He has 14 years of rich experience in teaching. He also has corporate experience of 4 years. His research interests include Financial Markets and Services, Policy Formulation & Analysis, Entrepreneurship etc. He has published and presented various Research Papers and developed a Case Study (Cleared by European Case Clearing House). He also authored one book titled- Banking Law and Practice in India. He is a member of editorial board of International Research Journal, SHABD BRAHAM.
Dr. Anjana Gupta

Assistant Professor
Dr. Anjana Gupta is a faculty of English language & Communication with 14 years of teaching experience & 6 years of industry experience. She is a graduate from Delhi University. Besides a Ph.D Degree in English Literature, she also holds a Diploma in Foreign Trade from IMT Ghaziabad. She has several Research Papers published in renowned National & International Journals. Apart from this she has also contributed articles on social issues for NGOs. She has attended Workshops held by Oxford University Press on Modern English Language teaching.

Dr. Bhawna Somani

Assistant Professor
Dr. Bhawna Somani is a faculty of Mathematics. She has done Ph.D. M.Sc. (Mathematics) & MBA. She has twenty years of teaching experience. She Co-guided Research Scholar in Ph.D. She has to her credit many publications in reputed peer reviewed Journals and Conferences. She has published National and International Research Articles and attended various Conferences,Workshops and Faculty Development programme.
Mr. Siddharth Rewadikar

Assistant Professor

Mr. Siddharth Rewadikar is a faculty of Commerce having an experience of more than 3 years in academics. He is presently pursuing Ph.D in Commerce from School of Commerce, DAVV and has acquired certifications from NISM in the field of Mutual Funds and Equity Derivatives.He has also done Company Secretary (Executive). He pursued his PGDBM in Banking Management from Times of India Group and acquired Batch Top Scorer Award. He has also received the Financial Programme Certification from Economic Times.

Dr. Gajendra Sirohi

Assistant Professor
Dr. Gajendra Sirohi has done his Ph. D. in Commerce from Devi Ahilya University, Indore. He has 15 years of vast teaching experience in commerce dealing with different streams of subjects like Taxation, Accounting and Management. He is a recognized Ph.D. Guide (Commerce) in Devi Ahliya University, Indore. He got 10 National/International papers published in reputed peer reviewed journals. He attended more than 20 National/International conferences and seminars. He also attended  Faculty development programs and workshops. He completed Minor Research Project Sanctioned by University Grant Commission. He has authored a book titled – Elite English Grammer . He is a member of Conference Committee in International Conference on Mobile Business and Commerce, Amsterdam, The Netherland IBRM. He is also Editorial Board Member of Elite International Journal of Social Science, Business Administration and Commerce.

Ms. Rati Trivedi Nair

Assistant Professor
Ms. Rati Trivedi Nair is skilled educational professional with thirteen years of teaching experience in the fields of Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Chemistry. She has published many research papers in reputed National International Journals. She presented research papers in many National and International Conferences. She also attended various Workshops and Faculty Development Programs. Her area of interest is environmental Chemistry.
Dr. Shivani Dubey

Assistant Professor
Dr. Shivani Dubey is M.Phil. and Ph. D. in Microbiology. She has 11 years of teaching experience in Microbiology and Biotechnology along with one year experience of teaching Medical Students.She is Assistant Editor in International Journal of Current Research Analysis. She has been a resource person in developing E-content for Undergraduates under a project governed by Ministry of Human Resource Development and DAVV, Indore.She has 5 research papers published in reputed National/International journals. She has to her credit oral & poster presentations in seven conferences. She has attended National/International Conferences,Seminars and Workshops on diverse applicable fields of Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Dr. Mohini Thattey

Assistant Professor
Dr. Mohini Thattey possesses thirteen years of experience in academics and Research in the domain of Finance and Marketing. She is Ph.D in Management and has 21 publications in National and International Refereed Journals. She has extreme flair for innovation and research. She has participated in many National and International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and  Faculty Development Programs.

Ms. Shruti Koria

Assistant Professor
Ms. Shruti Koria is a blend of corporate and academia. She is a C.A. (Final Pursuing) and M.B.A. Her approach towards accountancy and finance makes students job ready. Her area of interest includes Portfolio Management, Inventory Management and Auditing. She attended various Faculty Development Programs and seminars.


Mr. Rohan Sachar

Assistant Professor

Mr. Rohan Sachar is MBA in International Business. He has more than 3 years of industry experience in the area of marketing and teaching experience of about 4 years. He also delivered career and motivational Seminars in various organizations. He has also attended number of Workshops and Seminars organized by various Institutes and Organizations. He is a faculty of Economics and leading member of E-cell for Management Department.

Mr. Vikas Sharma

Assistant Professor
Mr. Vikas Sharma has more than 5 years of experience in Insurance and Banking Industry  (LIC & Axis Bank). He is CAIIB from IIBF and Associate from Insurance Institute of India. He is UGC NET qualified in both Commerce and Management and 4 years of experience in academics. His areas of interest are entrepreneurship development, financial services etc.
Ms. Anita Naik

Ms. Anita Naik has a rich experience of 15 years in the field of academics, she is an expert of Hindi Literature & Linguistics. Her creative approach towards teaching language and grammar makes the students motivated & interested towards the depth of this subject. Her interest areas are poetry & creative writing.

Ms. Pushpanjali Sharma

Assistant Professor
Ms. Pushpanjali Sharma has experience of eight years in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. She has published and presented papers in various renowned National and International Journals. Also attended various Conference and Workshop. Recently she won “International Young Scientist Award”. Her area of research is Heterocyclic Chemistry.

Dr. Kratika Neema

Assistant Professor

Dr. Kratika Neema has Eight years of teaching experience. She is awarded Ph.D.  From DAVV, Indore Her areas of teaching include  Information Technology, PC software, Computer Architecture, E-commerce, DBMS, Computer Network, Programming Languages, MIS etc. She has fifteen National and International publications to her credit including the papers presented in National and International Conferences. She has attended Case Writing Workshops, Research Methodology Workshops, Seminars, Faculty Development Programs and Refresher course.

Dr. Virshree Tungare

Assistant Professor

Dr. Virshree Tungare is having more than 10 years of experience in academics. She was awarded Ph.D in area of Management.She is MBA(Marketing) and MCM.  She has various International and National Publication to her credit. She has also attended. Her area of interest includes Fundamental of Computer, Programme in Computer, Web Designing, MIS and Marketing Management.

Dr. Niharika Shivhare
Assistant Professor

Dr. Niharika Shivhare is Ph.D. in Chemistry with 15 years of Teaching and Research experience. She has worked as a Project Assistant in multiple environmental projects with National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur and as Junior Research Fellow with Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board, Indore. She has presented 14 Research papers in National and International conferences. She has 28 Research publications and 4 articles to her credit. She is also Advisory Board member of four International Journals. Her area of interest are Chemistry and Environment.

Ms. Deepika Kapoor

Assistant Professor

Ms. Deepika Kapoor is a faculty of Management. She has more than 6 years of academic experience and 5 years of Industry experience in the field of Marketing. She has attended various FDPs, Conferences and Workshops. Her research domain includes Business Analytics, Consumer Behaviour and Marketing management. She is UGC NET qualified for JRF and Lectureship & pursuing Ph.D. in Management from DAVV, Indore. She is MMM from Pune University, PGDM (Finance) from SIOM, Pune, M. Sc. (Chemistry) and B. Sc. (Pharmaceutical) from DAVV. She has published Research papers in National and International publications and Conferences.

Dr. Shahina Qureshi
Assistant Professor

Dr. Shahina Qureshi has been into various projects like new startups, new business set ups and working as a Professor in the subject Entrepreneurship. She has the incredible skill of perceiving business needs and creating a solution to address the need. She is PhD in Finance and Researcher in Management and Entrepreneurship domain from University of Indore (DAVV), India. She has done Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) in the field of Finance and Marketing and completed her Bachelor of Commerce from India. She has vast industry experience and exposure to management functions, and has been simultaneously associated with the teaching and academic developments at leading institution of Indore, India. She has published various International and National Research Papers in the high quality journals. She has also cleared so many National and International Level Test and earned certification. Her style of writing is very innovative, lucid and reader centrist. She is also well versed in developing curriculum for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students under the field of Management. Her recent released International books were “Islamic Ethics and Moral Philosophy in the Global Business Environment” in Pennsylvania, USA. Her other novels released are My South Indian Friend, More than Friendship and Higher than Relationship, Last Seen At, A letter to My Future Baby, Peace of Mind and A letter to Prince Hamdan.

Dr. Harsha Lalwani

Assistant Professor

Dr. Harsha Lalwani has over eight years’ experience which extends over both academic and Industry. She is MBA (Finance) and Ph.D. (Management).She has published various research papers in National and International Journals. She has attended various Faculty Development Programs and workshops. Her area of teaching includes Finance, Accounting and General Management

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