Faculty @ AURO

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Prof. Avadhesh Kumar Singh

Vice Chancellor

Prof. Avadhesh Kumar Singh, PhD, Professor since 1993, was Vice Chancellor, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad (2006–2009)...

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Dr. Rohit Singh

Professor in Marketing and Dean Academics

Dr. Rohit Singh is presently working as Professor and Dean Academics at AURO University and has a teaching experience spanning over seventeen years...

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Mr. Ajay Kumar Yadav

Registrar

Having more than 19 years’ experience in Teaching, Research and Academic Administration Prof. Ajay Kumar Yadav has taught at various Management institutes in India and Abroad. Prior to joining Auro University he was working as Head - School of Management, Ansal Institute....

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Prof. Kamal Manaktola

Professor and Head; School of Hospitality

Prof. Kamal Manaktola is an accomplished Trainer, Educator and Researcher with over three decades experience in hospitality industry; education; research and consultancy....

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Prof. Krishna Shashtri

Professor and Head; School of Design

Mrs. Krishna Shashtri born 1946, was awarded Diploma in Architecture in the year 1969 by School of Architecture, CEPT India and Masters in Architecture and Urban Development....

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Prof. Sudhir Andrews

Adjunct Professor

Prof. Sudhir Andrews is a graduate of St. Stephen’s College and MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. He is considered the first MBA to join the Hospitality Industry. He rose quickly to head the Human Resources of the Oberoi Hotels and set up the Oberoi Hotel School....

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Prof. Shyam Parekh

Adjunct Professor

Former Resident Editor of DNA Ahmedabad and senior journalist with nearly 25 years of experience in mainstream media is the founder and a key faculty. He has trained hundreds of journalists during his career....

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Prof. Santosh Kumar

Professor

Prof. Santosh Kumar has been an academic in the area of Politics, Public Policy, Governance and Administration. Having pursued his academics at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), University of Glasgow.....

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Dr. Sharad Kumar Raghuvansh

Associate Professor and Head; School of IT

Dr. Sharad Kumar Raghuvansh is presently working as Associate Professor and Head; School of IT at AURO University. He has 20 years of work experience out of which teaching experience spanning of 18 years with special interest in Java, Operating ....

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Dr. Monika Suri

Associate Professor and I/C Head; School of Business

Dr. Monika Suri is presently working as I/C Head, School of Business and Associate Professor, Marketing at AURO University. Her Educational Qualification is PhD in Management, MBA (Marketing), and PGDM and PGDBM ....

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Dr. Vikrant Makhija

Associate Professor

Dr. Vikrant Makhija, having spent couple of decades in corporate sector with national and multinational companies on various mission critical assignments in and outside India, as Head of Human Resources; including the recent last assignment with Reliance ....

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Dr. Vipin Agrawal

Associate Professor

Dr. Vipin Agrawal is presently working as Associate Professor in School of Business at AURO University. He has more than 13 years of experience in academics and industry. Prior to joining AURO University he has taught at GD Goenka World Institute....

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Dr. Lakshmi Arya

Associate Professor

Dr. Lakshmi Arya has a Ph.D. in Modern Indian History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. Her doctoral dissertation was on rape laws and trials in colonial times (Mysore and British India, 1860-1947). As a postdoctoral scholar, she has held faculty positions at the Centre for the Study of Culture ....

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Mr. Rohan Nanavati

Associate Professor

Rohan Nanavati is a communication designer with over a decade of experience in crafting brand identities for large companies as well as start-ups. He is a believer of honesty and authenticity in branding, and regards consumers as the most sincere investors of any brand.....

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Mr. Avinash Engineer

Associate Professor

Mr. Avinash received a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from CEPT University after which he worked in architecture firms in Surat and Goa. Concerns for Sustainably built environments and appropriate construction technologies led him to participating in workshops conducted at Auroville.....

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Mr. Gaurav Ashesh

Associate Professor

Gaurav Ashesh has been a consultant and corporate trainer in the domain of Marketing and Strategic Management with the Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute (ETIDI) as deputed by the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). As an Associate Professor and Head (CC)....

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Dr. C. Venkata Ramana

Associate Professor

Chivukula Venkata Ramana graduated from Osmania University, Hyderabad with a bachelor of engineering in electronics and communication in 1993. Later he went to USA and obtained his Master of Business Administration degree with a specialisation in Marketing from Loyola University....

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Dr. Om Prakash Dwivedi

Associate Professor

Dr. Om Prakash Dwivedi did his D.Phil from the University of Allahabad in 2008. Prior to joining Auro University as Associate Professor of English, he had taught at Universities in India and the Middle East. His areas of interest include, Postcolonial theory and literature, Indian Writing in English, and Cultural studies....

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Ms. Jumana Shah

Adjunct Faculty

Ms. Jumana Shah is a former editor who has spent 15 years in mainstream journalism in India. She has worked for newspaper, broadcast and digital medium for news and investigative stories. She headed the Gujarat bureau of India Today TV as Deputy Editor, City Editor for Ahmedabad Mirror (Times of India Group) and Executive Editor with the Daily News and Analysis.....

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Dr. Meghna Dangi

Associate Professor

Dr. Meghna Dangi is presently working as Associate Professor at AURO University and has over sixteen years of experience out of which ten years have been in academics. She is with AURO University for the past four years and describes this tenure as most satisfying....

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Mr. Vimal A Shukla

Associate Professor

Following seven plus years of hands on experience in the Hospitality Industry, Mr.Vimal A Shukla has been contributing in various world class hotels not only in India, but abroad too. He has been a part of operations in Leela Hotels (Mumbai)....

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Dr. Shilpi Sharma

Associate Professor

Dr. Shilpi Sharma is working as an Associate Professor in the School of Law. She is a graduate from Agra University and holds a Master’s degree in English Literature. She did her LLB and LLM (Criminal Law) from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University. She was awarded the PhD degree.....

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Dr. Tanu Narang

Associate Professor

Dr. Tanu Narang is currently serving as Associate Professor at AURO University Surat. She is a PhD in Management (Marketing), MPhil (Entrepreneurship), MA(Economics) and MBA (HR) . She has also qualified UGC-NET in Economics....

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Dr. Ankita Khanna

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ankita Khanna is an Assistant Professor of English & Communication Skills at Auro University, Surat. She has teaching experience of more than 14 years with prestigious institutes including the National Institute of Technology, Surat....

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Ms. Indrani Sengupta

Assistant Professor

Ms. Indrani Sengupta is an Assistant Professor in Finance and Economics at Auro University and has a vivid experience of more than 10 years in academics and corporate. Her area of teaching interest includes Financial markets and services, Financial analysis....

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Ms. Richa Agarwal

Assistant Professor

Ms. Richa Agarwal is currently serving as an Assistant Professor at Auro University, Surat. She is MBA (MIS) and B.E. (Chemical), and UGC-NET qualified. She has 13 years of academic and industrial experience to her credit....

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Ms. Dhaarna Singh Rathore

Assistant Professor

Dhaarna Rathore currently serving as an Assistant Professor at AURO University, Surat. She is having more than 12 years of experience in industry and academics. She is a Chartered Accountant, MBA (Finance), M. Com, B. Com and qualified G.Set (Commerce) in Oct’ 2014. She is also pursuing her PhD from VNSGU in commerce......

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Dr. Papri Das

Assistant Professor

Dr. Papri Das is working as an Assistant Professor at Auro University, Surat since 2013. She is B.E, MSc (Information technology) and a Ph.D. in cloud data security.She has more than 16 years of experience in academics and published papers in both national and international journals.....

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Dr. Vrushti Patel

Assistant Professor

Dr. Vrushti Patel is working as an assistant professor at Auro University, Surat since 2015. She did her Legum Baccalaureus (Bachelor of Laws) from V.T. Choksi Sarvajanik Law College, Surat and Legum Magister (Master of Laws, Criminal-Law Group) from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat. ....

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Ms. Anshu Agarwal

Assistant Professor

Ms. Anshu Agarwal is presently working as Assistant Professor at AURO University, Surat since 2014. She has over all of 10 years of experience with 8+ years of experience in academics and 1 year in company.....

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Dr. Bhanu Pratap Singh

Assistant Professor

Dr. Bhanu Pratap Singh is working as an Assistant Professor at AURO University, School of IT. Dr. Singh possesses a rich and prolonged teaching experience for about 16 years to his credit. In addition to his teaching experience.....

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Dr. Mohammad Irfan

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mohammad Irfan is presently working as Assistant Professor, AURO University. He is MBA (Finance and Marketing) and M.Com (Account and Law). Dr. Irfan has done this Ph.D. from Central University of Haryana. He has qualified UGC-SRF/NET in Management and UGC-NET in Commerce.

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Dr. Kshama Sharma

Assistant Professor

Dr. Kshama Sharma is an Assistant Professor at Auro University,Surat. She has teaching experience of more than six years and she has earned her doctorate in the area of organizational citizenship behaviour.

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Ms. Shruti Kakkar

Assistant Professor

Ms. Shruti Kakkar is working as a Assistant Professor at Auro University, Surat. For the past 4 years she has worked with Gujarat National Law University, Institute of Law NIRMA University, Ahmedabad and KIIT School of Law Bhubaneswar.....

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Mr. Sumant Sharma

Assistant Professor

Mr. Sumant Sharma is a seasoned hospitality professional armed with Four year BHMCT and two year regular Masters Degree program in Hospitality management from pioneer in Tourism and Hospitality Education and Research in country, Kurukshetra......

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Mr. Manan Chakraborty

Assistant Professor

Mr. Manan Chakraborty is presently working as Assistant Professor at AURO University. He has an expertise in Food Production with a total experience of 16 years of working in the Industry as well as in Academic.....

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Mr. Akhilesh Latoria

Assistant Professor

Mr. Akhilesh Latoria is working as Assistant Professor in School of IT at Auro University. He has over 10 years of experience in academics and software industry. Mr. Akhilesh earned his Master degree in Computer Application from—and presently pursuing his PhD in computer science.....

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Mr. Abhijit Pariyal

Assistant Professor

Mr. Abhijit earned his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Architecture and Urban Design respectively from CEPT University, while receiving the Distinguished Student Award in overall M.Arch program.....

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Mr. Rajiv Katare

Assistant Professor

Mr. Rajiv Katare is working as an Assistant Professor at AURO University, School of IT. Mr. Katare possesses a rich and prolonged teaching experience for about 17 years and 3 years in industry to his credit. He managed the assigned responsibilities of BCA Coordinator.....

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Ms. Nikhila Sharma

Assistant Professor

Having almost a 19 years’ experience holding various portfolio like corporate trainer, teaching and administrative positions, Mrs. Nikhila Sharma has been a lecturer in many hotel management institutions like Suryadatta Group of Institutes and University like Bhartiya Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune.

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Mr. Kalpesh Chaudhari

Assistant Professor

Mr. Kalpesh Chaudhari is currently serving as an Assistant Professor in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication (SJMC) at Auro University, Surat. He is a postgraduate in Journalism & Mass Communication from the M. S. University of Baroda.....

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Ms. Shruti Jain

Assistant Professor

Ms. Shruti Jain is currently serving as an Assistant Professor at Auro University, Surat. She has done her Masters from Som Lalit Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and Bachelors of Commerce from VNSGU, Surat. She has qualified UGC-NET and SET (Gujarat) , both in Management.....

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Mr. Prashant Pareek

Assistant Professor

Prashant Pareek is an Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) by All India Management Association (AIMA), New Delhi, he is Currently Associated with School of Business at Auro University, Surat, Gujarat, India as Assistant Professor in the area of Marketing and Communication, he is University Grants Commission NET qualified faculty and pursuing his Doctorate in......

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Ms. Nanda Pardhey

Assistant Professor

Ms. Nanda Pardhey is Assistant Professor of School of Law, AURO University. She has experience altogether of 9 years (5 plus years in Academics, 3 plus years of legal practice). Prior to joining AURO University’s School of Law, she had worked as Assistant Professor with Sandip University’s School of Law -Nashik, Amity University’s Amity Law School-Mumbai......

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Mr. Dilip Kumar

Assistant Professor

Mr. Dilip Kumar is a seasoned hospitality professional with B.ScHHA (Bachelor of Hospitality & Hotel Administration) degree from NCHMCT and IGNOU and M.A Tourism from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai and M.Sc HM from Global Open University, Nagaland

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Dr. Sunil Kumar

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sunil Kumar is presently working as Assistant Professor; School of IT at AURO University. He has more than 11 years of work experience out of which teaching experience spanning more than 10 years with special interest in C++, Java, Software Testing, Cloud computing, Cyber security and Cryptography.

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Mr. Rajeev R Mishra

Assistant Professor

Mr. Rajeev R Mishra is presently working as Assistant Professor; School Of Hospitality Management at AURO University. He has over 19 years of cumulative experience in the hospitality industry and academia, with almost 11 years in academia and 8 years in hotel operations.

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Ms. Sejal Chandak

Assistant Professor

Ms Sejal Chandak is working as an Assistant Professor at Auro University, Surat. She has qualified NET with JRF in Law. She did her Bachelors (BLS LLB) from Government Law College, Mumbai and her Masters (LLM) from National Law University, Jodhpur.

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Teaching Associates & Teaching Assistants


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Ms. Subarna Ghosh

Teaching Associate

LLb, LLM

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Ms. Juhi Khengar

Teaching Assistants

MCA, BCA

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Ms. Jennifer Mistry

Teaching Assistants

Bachelor Of Science In Hospitality Management

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Ms. Payal Agarwal

Teaching Assistants

MBA, BBA

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Mr. Dharav Jamadar

Teaching Assistants

MBA, BBA