Prof. (Dr.) Sunil George

Principal |
Ph.D, LLM,B.A. (Economics)

Prof. Shagufta Anjum

Associate Professor & Vice Principal |

Prof. (Dr.) Asha Soman

Associate Professor |

Prof. Anjali Prabhakaran

Assistant Professor |

Prof. Mubarak Khan

Assistant Professor |

Prof. Pooja Ogale

Assistant Professor |

Prof. Sharu Anna John

Assistant Professor | B.A.(Hons.) Political Science | LLM (Constitutional Law) | UGC-NET

Prof. Naman Shukla

Assistant Professor |

Prof. Bob Nathanael

Assistant Professor |

Prof. Jharna Jagtiani

Assistant Professor |

Prof .Sahana G

Visiting Faculty |
Advocate – High Court of Karnataka LL.M, PGDMLE

Prof. Tintu Lenin

Visiting Faculty |

Prof.Mrs. Pauline Priyanka.B

Visiting Faculty |

Prof.Dr. Ananthavalli Ramesh

Visiting Faculty |
Ph. D, M.S.

Prof. Santosh N C

Assistant Professor |


Visiting Faculty |

Prof.Ms. Mohana Kumari

Visiting Faculty |
M. Phil, M.A

Prof. (Dr.) Sunil George

He is a professional with around 25 years of rich and varied experience in Academics and Administration and is currently heading IFIM Law School, Bangalore. Prior to joining IFIM Law School, he was heading Amity Law School, Kolkata. He was associated with the corporate world for 14 years in the Administration and Legal departments and then went on to pursue his passion and has been associated with academia for the past 11 years and has extensive teaching and research experience. His areas of specialization include Business Law, Company Law, Criminal Law, and Human Rights.

He is also a guide for doctoral research work in Law. He is also a member of the Board of Studies for designing of law curriculum and a subject expert on the panel interview for the recruitment of faculty members at various law colleges. He has also been invited as a resource person to deliver Guest lectures and as a judge for various Debate and Moot Court competitions. He is also actively involved with initiatives for protecting the environment including rivers, water bodies, mangroves, and natural habitat in Charkop area of Mumbai. He was also the recipient of the ‘Best Faculty Award’ for outstanding contribution in Academics and contribution to the corporate life of NMIMS Kirit P Mehta School of Law for the academic year 2018-19.


  • Ph.D. (Law)
  • LLM (Criminal Law & Human Rights)
  • LLB
  • A. (Economics)

Prof. (Dr.) Sanjeeb Kumar Mishra

Dr. Sanjeeb Kumar Mishra, have put in about 18 years of experience in teaching various subjects of law in some of the reputed law colleges of India. He, obtained B.Sc.(H) degree from S.C. S College, Puri, Odisha with Zoology as honours subject. He completed LL, B, 3years degree course from G.M Law College, Puri, Odisha., Went on to obtain his LL, M, with Commercial Law as his specialization paper from P.G. Dept. of Law, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He qualified UGC- NET in Law.

Dr. Sanjeeb, entered into regular practice in the High Court of Madhya Pradesh, Judicature at Jabalpur after completing his LL; M. Commenced his teaching carrier from Hitkarni Law College, Jabalpur (M.P). He worked with” Unison School of Law”, Dehradun (Uttarakhand) as lecture, for about 3years, before Joining M.S. Ramaiah College of Law, Bangalore in August 2009.He had a short stint at “Symbiosis Law School, Pune, during 2015-16 and ICFAI University, Tripura in 2023, before joining IFIM Law College.

Title of his Ph.D. thesis is “Problems of Women at Work Place with Special Reference to Organized Sector in Odisha: Legal Implications”. He has got his Ph.D from Utkal University, Odisha.

He has ten Articles published in UGC Care Approved Journals and four articles in peer reviewed Journals of repute, as well. His area of interest includes Law relating to women & children’s, Human Right laws, contracts, administrative law, Medical Jurisprudence, etc



  • Graduation: BBA LLB from IFIM LAW SCHOOL
  • Post-Graduation: LLM(Criminology) from REVA University

Research/ Publication:

  • Research towards POCSO Act and developments. Published a paper on “Critical Analysis of judicial responses to POCSO Act” in ‘The International Journal of Science and research’. (2023)

Awards and Achievements:

Recognized for organizing and supporting hand at multiple events at Women Child and law Cell (IFIM), recognised for Client counselling and intra-debates.

Prof. Shagufta Anjum

Vice Principal & Associate Professor, IFIM Law College

Ms. Shagufta Anjum is a self-driven person who always thrives on challenges and constantly sets goals for herself. She strongly believes that “Education is the key to unlocking the golden door of freedom”.

Ms. Shagufta Anjum completed her BA (Law) LLB from Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies, Bangalore in 2003 followed by her LLM, in Business Laws from University Law College, 2006 Bangalore. She has also pursued a PG Program in Corporate Laws, and a PG Diploma in Cyber Laws from the Asian School of Cyber Laws, Pune. She has maintained a first-class percentage record all throughout. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Surrogacy from Alliance University, Bangalore. 

She has 15+ years of experience in teaching and has taught a wide variety of subjects from the branches of Business Law, Human Rights Law, Cyber Laws, Constitutional & Administrative Law, Law of Contracts, Interpretation of Statutes, Practical Clinical Courses, Research Methodology, Environmental Laws, Right to Information, Kannada Kali. Etc



  1. Participated in a 3-day ‘International Workshop on Research Methodology’ at Hubli organized by KSLU in association with the Centre for the Study of local culture and Vergelijkende Cultuurwerenschap, Belgium. 
  2. Participated in the National Symposium on ‘Air Pollution’ organized by BMS College of Law in association with KSPCB at Bangalore.
  3. Participated in a one-day National Seminar on “Human Rights and Harassments at Workplace” at KSOU MUKTHA Gangotri, Mysore, dept. of studies and research in law organized at Mysore.
  4. Coordinator of one day State Level Faculty Development Programme organized on 10th October 2015.
  5. Coordinator of Seminar by Hon’ble Justice H. Billappa, Judge High Court of Karnataka held on 3rd October 2015.
  6. Participated in one day National Workshop on ‘Law And Management of Electronic Waste In India- Issues And Challenges’ organized by NATIONAL LAW SCHOOL OF INDIA UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE as a UGC-funded MRP project on 27th Jan 2017.
  7. Participated in the National Seminar on Restorative Justice, organized by JAMIA MILLIA ISLAMIA LAW University, Delhi on 18th Feb 2016.
  8. Participated in the TWO DAYS National Seminar on Surrogacy: Ethical, Legal, and Socio-Economic Issues” at IMS Unison University, Dehradun in Feb 2016. 
  9. Webinar on ‘Unfolding the art of Research – An Overview of Legal   Research Methodology organized by ISBR College of Law, 18th July 2020
  10. National Webinar Series on 21st Century Pandemic: A Changed World organized by Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian Law College (BCWCLC), 13th July 2020
  11. National Webinar Series on 21st Century Stress and Anxiety Management through Yoga organized by Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian Law College (BCWCLC), 13th July 2020
  12. 1Webinar session titled ‘Climb your way to a successful legal career with IFIM your ladder’ organized by IIP Chair at IFIM Law School 23rd May 2020
  13. Webinar Session titled ‘The Pandemic and your Mental Well-Being’ by Youth Red Cross Wing at IFIM Law School on 9th June 2020
  14. One Week International Workshop on ‘Stay Home Stay Safe Exploring Gender Equality in the New Normal’ under UGC Notification dated 25th June 2020 organized by Women Study Cell – UDAAN – Vasant Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Banaras Hindu University, from 21st July 2020 to 25th July 2020
  15. Two Weeks Interdisciplinary Refresher Course organized by Jagran Lakecity University and NLU- Bhopal from 28th July 2020 to 13th Aug 2020


Research Papers:

  1. Presented a “Social Responsibility of Law Students, Lawyers, and Teachers” paper at National Seminar on ‘Student Legal Aid Clinic’ held at KSLU, Hubli.
  2. Presented a “Legal Literacy Awareness Programs” lecture at Al-Ameen Degree College, Bangalore.
  3. Presented a paper on “various summits of WTO” at ‘International Conference on Agro Bio-diversity and 20 years of WTO” organized by The Tamil Nadu Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai.
  4. Presented a paper at the National Conference (centenary celebrations) of JSS (autonomous) Law College, Mysore on the topic ‘the limited liability partnership- an emerging corporate trend’. Won ‘THE BEST PAPER PRESENTATION’ Award.
  5. Presented a research paper at the International Conference on Liberalization, and Globalization organized by National Law School of India University, Bangalore on the topic ‘an endeavor seeking speedy justice in the light of Precedents’.
  6. Presented a research paper on “Compensatory jurisprudence for the victims of Violent Crime: RAPE” at the National Seminar on Restorative Justice at Jamia Milia University, Delhi.
  7. Presented a research paper on “Muslim Personal Law: A Critical analysis incidental to Uniform Civil Code” at the National Seminar on Uniform Civil Code organized by National Law School of India University, Bangalore.
  8. Presented a research paper at National Seminar on “THE ROLE OF SCHOOLS IN CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE PREVENTION & INTERVENTION at Presidency University, Bangalore.
  9. Presented a research paper at National Seminar on ‘RIGHT TO LIFE: Surrogate and her livelihood amidst The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill at Christ University, Bangalore.
  10. Presented a research paper at International Seminar on ‘Cyber-Victims and Restorative Justice’ at Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian Law College in association with NLSIU, Bangalore.
  11. Presented paper on ‘Consensus-ad-idem of E-Contracts in Cyber Space’ at the National Seminar on strengthening legal provisions for the enforcement of legal contracts, organized by CEERA, NLSIU, Bangalore in 2019. 
  12. Presented a research paper titled ‘Gig Economy: Legal Status of Migrant Workers in India During COVID – 19 at the National Webinar on Migrant Workers and Urban Governance: Responsibilities of Urban Local Bodies and Human Rights, organized by CEERA, NSLIU under a project granted by the Directorate of Municipal Administration (DMA), Government of Karnataka titled Codifying, Consolidating And Reforming The Urban Laws In The State Of Karnataka in association with the Chair on Urban Poor headed by Prof. (Dr.) M.K. Ramesh, Professor of Law and Chair on Urban Poor, NLSIU in 2020.
  13. Presented a research paper titled “Assisted Reproduction: Critical Analysis of Surrogacy (Regulation) Act 2021’ under the category of Science, Technology, and Law at the International Conference on Law and Social-transformation (ICLS-2022) organized by Alliance University, in March 2022.     

Articles Published:


  1. “Surrogacy and its impact on Indian society” AL-AMEEN                                                             LAW REVIEW(ALR) (ISSN no.2347-8624) Vol.1, May 2012.
  2. “The Bailment of Womb (altruistic or commercial): Hidden Psychological and Legal Torments” is being published in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AND ADVANCED STUDIES (IJIRAS), ISSN NO: 2394-4404.
  3. “Compensatory jurisprudence for the victims of violent crime: RAPE” published in LEX KHOJ INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW, ISSN NO: 2456-2297.
  4. “PALLIATIVE CARE”: a balm to patients at death’s door in the health sector” is published in ALIGARH LAW                                                          JOURNAL, ISSN NO: 0568-9996.
  5. “Muslim Personal Law: A Critical Analysis Incidental to    Uniform Civil Code has been published in the INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LEGAL INSIGHT (IJLI) issue IV, Volume I, May 2017.
  6. Article on ‘Emerging Trends in Legal Profession’ published in Careers 360 magazine.
  7. Article on Altruistic Surrogacy & Reproductive Trafficking published in Centre for Constitutional Research & Development (CCRD), in vidhiaagaz.com on 21st Aug 2019 
  8. Research paper titled “Gig Economy: Legal Status of Migrant Workers In India During COVID – published in the IN-Law Magazine bearing ISSN No. 2349-624X, Vol. 6, Nov 2020 Issue (Page No. 25 to 30) by CEERA, NLSIU, Bangalore. 
  9. Resource Person at Ready Assist company on the topic “Women’s Right to Safe Workplace”, 8th March 2022
  10. Resource person at Shri Kumaraswamy Maha Vidyalaya, Ausa, Latur, Maharashtra on the topic “Re-Defining ‘Life’ and ‘Liberty’ in the 21st Century”, 5th Sept 2021.
  11. Resource person at Govt. Adarsh College Harda, M.P under the scheme of ‘Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh outcome indicator 3” under the aegis of IQAC, on the topic “Values and Fundamental Principles of the Constitution of India”, 27th Nov 2021.
  12. Book chapter titled ‘Cyber Victims: Neglected Class under Compensatory Jurisprudence’ published in the book titled CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION AND ROAD AHEAD BEARING’ ISBN: 978-93-91681-43-2, 1st Edition, 2022 published by Bharti Publications. 

Available: https://www.amazon.in/CRIMINAL-JUSTICE-ADMINISTRATION-ROAD-AHEAD/dp/9391681433

  1. Article on “Assisted Reproduction: Critical Analysis of The Surrogacy (Regulation) Act 2021 and The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Act 2021” LEX ET MUTATIO: Law and Social-Transformation by Alliance University, ISBN NO-978-93-86037-87-9 (2022)
  2. Article on “Analysis of Surrogacy in the light of Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2020” published in VAIKUNTA BALIGA COLLEGE OF LAW (VBCL) LAW REVIEW, VI volume bearing ISSN No. 2456-0480 (2022)
  3. Article on “Artificial Intelligence in Reproductive Technology: Boob or Bane” published in JOURNAL OF LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES, VOLUME II, www.jllscslr.in (2022)

Awards and Achievements:

She has been honoured with many Awards and Recognition such as;

  • The “Best Presentation Award” at the National Conference on Emerging Trends in Legal Field organized by JSS (Autonomous) Law University, Mysuru in April 2016
  • “Certificate of Excellence” for her excellent contribution to the field of Legal Education by Women Entrepreneurs Foundation (www.shineworld.in), New Delhi on 28th September 2018.
  • “VB Padode Faculty Recognition Award” at the Silver Jubilee Celebration of IFIM Institutions on 29th Feb 2020. 
  • “Best Researcher Award” at the International Conference organized by Alliance University 2022. 
  • She has been invited to teach aspiring judicial officers about Mohammedan Law subject and invited as Chief Guest on the Republic Day celebration. She delivered a guest lecture on the topic ‘Harassment in the context of POSH Act’ at Christ University, Abbas Khan Degree College, Bangalore, Kumarswamy Mahavidyalaya, Ausa Maharastra, and ReadyAsssit company. 

Admin roles:


She is currently serving as the Vice-Principal at the Law School, Faculty Head – Centre of Excellence for Women, Child and the Law (CEWCL), Member – Internship and Placement Committee and Student Affairs.

Prof. (Dr.) Asha Soman

Dr. Asha P Soman is an Assistant Professor and faculty convenor for the IFIM Law Journal at the IFIM School of Law, India. She is a member of Study Group 5.20 of IAA Commission 5 on Space Policy, Law and Economy, IAA, France. She has 11+ years of experience in academia and industry. She has supervised Doctoral thesis, LLM and LLB dissertations and taught PG and UG classes. She worked with top law schools in India including Symbiosis Law School, Pune and Christ University, Bangalore. She also worked as an Advocate and Assistant Director – Knowledge Management at IndusLaw, Bangalore. She cleared UGC NET in 2013, was a part of the UGC Sponsored Major Research Project with the NLSIU, Bangalore, and was a seminar resource person. She has initiated Air and Space Law Committee at her previous institutions. She also has international and national publications of articles in journals, a handbook, book chapters and includes Web of Science indexing. She has presented papers at international and national conferences and has done certification courses in various fields.

Subjects she taught include Jurisprudence, Environmental Law, Company Law, Criminal Law, Space Law, Aviation Law, Nuclear Law, Interpretation of Statutes, Competition Law, Investment Laws, Consumer Protection and Motor Vehicles Act, Insurance Law, Property Law, Service Laws, Law of Tort, Case Studies – Hyperlinking and Interlinking, Philosophy of Life and Lifestyle, Law and Economics, Law and Political Society. She has revised syllabi for several subjects and drafted syllabi for Aviation Law and Technology Law in her previous institutions. Her research interests are Air and Space Law, Technology Law, Jurisprudence, Environmental Law, and Law and society. 


  • 2018 – Doctorate, Air and Space Law, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India. Topic: Evolving international humanitarian legal regime for sustainable use of outer space and its application to India
  • 2013 – LL.M. (Commercial Law and Human Rights), Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala. University topper and Gold Medalist.
  • 2007 – BA LLB (Hons), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India.



  • Authored a Chapter titled Space Crew Insurance: Feasibility of Life Insurance for Astronauts at the National Level. The book Fundamentals of National Space Laws, publisher – Thomson Reuters in 2022, ISBN – 978-93-93702-83-8.
  • Authored a Chapter titled Religious, Societal Reflection and Rights of Transgender in India in the book Routledge Handbook of South Asian Criminology, publisher – Routledge, Taylor & Francis, the United States in 2019, eBook ISBN – 9780429320118. (Web of Science indexed)
  • Women Friendly Pune, Handbook, published in 2014 by Janwani, a joint venture of Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Janwani and Pune Police. Role: Content creation.
  • Article titled: Gender Justice for Men: Analysis of International Conventions and Legal Perspectives in India and Other Countries, published Lexigentia Law Journal, Vol.7 (2021) l Issue 2, ISSN 2454 – 1613, publisher – Thomson Reuters.
  • Extended abstract – Paper titled Penal Laws and Rights of Transgender: International Perspective with Special Reference to Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860” in the conference proceedings (p. 276) at the Second International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV), 2013. Published by SASCV & Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Tamil Nadu, India. ISBN: 978-81-906687-5-0
  • Extended abstract – Paper titled Corruption in Local Level Administration: Impediment for Eliminating Poverty in India published in Anthology of Abstracts of International Conference on Democratic Decentralization and People’s Participation conducted from 20-23 December 2012 at Kerala Institute of Local Administration, Kerala. The conference was organised by KILA in association with the International Sociological Association (ISA) and the Government of India, the Government of Kerala, UNDP, and UNICEF (p. 34).
  • Forthcoming – A chapter titled Indian Practice of International Remote Sensing Law, has been peer-reviewed and accepted for publication in the proposed book on Indian Practice of International Law, to be published by Routledge, United Kingdom.
  • Forthcoming – A chapter on Space Tourism has been peer-reviewed and accepted for international publication.

Paper Presentations

  • Paper titled Legal Framework of Liability in Space Tourism: Issues and Perspectives at the International Conference on Space Tourism: Legal Dimensions organised by NUJS, Kolkata, 29 January 2022.
  • Paper titled Quandary of Children after Release from Juvenile Justice Homes in India: Need for Continuous and Effective Rehabilitation at the Fourth International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology, Gujarat, 30-31st January 2020.
  • Paper titled Impact of Space Technologies over Ozone Layer and Marine Life: An Enviro – Legal Analysis at the International Humboldt Kolleg on Management of Water, Energy and Bioresources in changing Climate Regime: Emerging Issues and Environmental Challenges conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Alexandervon Humboldt Stiftung/Foundation, Germany, 8 – 9 February 2013.
  • Paper titled Penal Laws and Rights of Transgender at the Second International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) at Tamil Nadu, 11 – 13 January 2013.
  • Paper titled Corruption in Local Level Administration: Impediment for Eliminating Poverty in India at the International Conference on Democratic Decentralisation and People’s Participation conducted by Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA), along with International Sociological Association, Government of India, UNDP, UNICEF, from 20 – 23 December 2012.
  • Paper titled Patentable Standards: Need for Preserving Public Domain at National Workshop on Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights, conducted by Inter-Disciplinary Centre for Intellectual property Rights at Cochin University of Science and Technology, 12 – 14 January 2012.
  • Paper titled Safe Drinking Water: A Prerequisite for Food Safety”, at National Seminar on Food Safety: Emerging Trends in India conducted by School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology and Kerala State Legal Services Authority, 16 – 17 December 2011.
  • Paper titled Corruption in the Indian Judiciary and its Impact: An Analysis at Legal Awareness Programme organised by National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi along with Kerala State Legal Services Authority, 2nd October 2011.
  • Paper titled Informed Consent and Genetic Privacy: National and International Perspective at National Seminar on New Genetic Technologies and Human Rights conducted by Department of Law, University of Kerala, 25 – 27 August 2011.
  • Presented paper titled Good Governance vis- a- vis Human Rights Dimensions: Issues and Perspectives at the National Seminar on Good Governance: Human Rights Dimensions, conducted by Department of Law, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, 11 – 12 August 2011.

Anjali Prabhakaran (Assistant Professor I LLM)

Anjali Prabhakaran completed her B.A. LL.B from the Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and thereafter her LL.M from the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, with dual specialization in Criminal Law and Human Rights Law. She also completed a Post- Graduate Diploma in Human Rights Law from the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi in 2010. Anjali is a member of Indian Society of Victimology. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. from School of Law, Alliance University, Bengaluru.


Her areas of interest are Criminal Law, Human Rights Law, Public International Law and Family Laws. She has presented papers at several national and international conferences. She has several publications to her credit, her recent one being a chapter in a book titled “The Emerging Trends in Consumer Law” published by Thomson Reuters.


She joined the IFIM School of Law in 2023.

Prof. Mubarak Khan

Prof. Mubarak Khan is a proven professional with over 6 years of rich experience in teaching and advising culturally diverse undergraduate and graduate students of law. He completed his LL.M in specialization with Labour and Employment Law in the year 2017 from Bangalore University and has cleared KSET in the year 2021. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D in Law Relating to Agricultural Labour from CMR University, Bengaluru. He is having a distinguished record of publication in academic journals of national and international repute. His special areas of interest include; Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Labour Law, Administrative Law, Jurisprudence, Law of Evidence, Law of Torts etc.


Prior to joining IFIM, he was tendering his services as Assistant Professor at Al-Ameen College of Law, Bengaluru for around 6 years. During his tenure at Al-Ameen, he was working as Chief Coordinator for NSS, Legal Aid Cell, Research Cell, Moot Court Society etc. He is having a good experience of initiating and organising State level and National level events including National Moot Court Competitions, National Seminars, Debate Competitions etc. He has worked as External Senior Supervisor for term end examinations in various law colleges of Bengaluru which are affiliated to Karnataka State Law University, Hubballi. He is a regular Examiner for Karnataka State Law University Evaluation work and question paper setter for the subject Criminal Law for School of Law, Vel Tech University, Chennai.


  • Ph.D (Pursuing) – CMR University, Bengaluru  
  • LL.M (Labour and Employment Law) – P.G Department of Studies in Law, University Law College, Bangalore University, Bengaluru.
  • LL.B – Vidyodaya Law College, Tumkur Affiliated to KSLU, Hubballi.
  • B.A – Karnataka State Open University, Mysore.

Publications And Paper Presentations

  • Presented a Paper titled ‘Constitutional Safeguards to the Prisoners of India: A Human Right Concern’ at the International Conference on Human Rights and Constitutional Law, hosted by Centre for Legal Research & Studies at Vidhi Aagaz, Satna, M.P., on 9th April 2023.
  • Published an Article titled ‘Contradiction between the Laws as to Suicide Attempt: A Critical Analysis’ in the Journal of Global Research Analysis, Volume 10 Issue 2 (ISSN-2278-6775) December 2021.
  • Presented a Paper titled ‘Practice of Euthanasia: Recognition of Right to Die with Dignity -Related Issues and Challenges’ at One Day Virtual National Symposium on ‘Transformation of Criminal Justice System in India’, organized by School of Legal Studies at K.R. Mangalam University, Gurugram on 9th April 2021. The same paper got published in International Journal for Legal Research and Analysis, Volume 2 Issue 1 (ISSN 2582-6433) August 2021.
  • Presented a Paper titled ‘Impact of Scio-Political Powers on Secularism in India’ at the International Conference on Recent Trends in Human Rights and Changing Facets of Religious Freedom organised by Kerala Law Academy Law College, Thiruvanthapuram on 7th August 2021.
  • Presented a Paper titled ‘Religion and Caste Based Politics During Elections: Democracy under Threat’ at the International Conference on Electoral Integrity and Constitution of India organised by IILM Law School, IILM University, Gurugram on 25th & 26th November 2021.
  • Presented a Paper titled ‘Human Rights of Vulnerable Sections in the Society’ in the International Seminar on Human Rights and Gender Justice organised by Kerala Law Academy Law College, Thiruvanthapuram on 4th December 2021. The same paper got selected for publication in International Conference Proceedings ISBN 978-93-5578-165-9.

Prof. Pooja Ogale

Prof. Pooja Ogale is pursuing Ph.D. in Law from National Law Institute University, Bhopal. She has completed her post-graduation from Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. She has completed her graduation from NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad, Telangana. Furthermore, she has also completed PG- Diploma in Cyber Law and IPR from the University of Hyderabad.

Prof. Pooja Ogale before joining IFIM Law School worked as an Assistant Professor (Law) with Ramaiah College of Law, Bangalore for a period of 4 years. She has worked as a Faculty Placement Coordinator in her previous place of work.


  • 2021: Present- Ph.D., Law, National Law Institute University Bhopal.

  • 2017: LL.M, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

  • 2016: BA LL.B (Hons.), NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, Telangana.

Publications And Paper Presentations

Prof. Sharu Anna John (Assistant Professor |LLM)

Sharu completed her graduation in Political Science from Miranda House, University of Delhi. She later pursued law from the Kerala Law Academy Law College, Thiruvananthapuram, securing the Second Rank in the University of Kerala. She enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council of Kerala and subsequently completed her Post Graduation in Law specializing in Constitutional Law with the First Rank in the University of Kerala. She has been awarded the Certificate of Practice by the Bar Council of India and is UGC-NET qualified.


As a law student, she did her judicial internship under Hon’ble Mr. Justice Kurian Joseph, Judge, Supreme Court of India, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, Judge, High Court of Delhi and Sr. Adv. Mr. Amarjit Singh Chandhiok (then Additional Solicitor General of India), and as a Mirandian, she worked in Taylor and Francis, New Delhi, as a marketing intern.


After working in a New Delhi-based boutique corporate law firm, Sharu started litigating in the Supreme Court of India, which, inter alia, required her to assist senior counsels in the Sabarimala Case and in representing the State of Telangana. She started off in academia at Presidency University, Bangalore, where she taught law and political science and was the Exam Coordinator. She also worked in Ramaiah College of Law, Bangalore, where she served in the capacity of Faculty Coordinator of the Podcast Committee and the Social Media Committee, Head of IQAC Criterion 1 and member of IQAC Criterion 7, Internal Complaints Committee, and Entrance and Admissions Committee.


  • 2018: LLM (Constitutional Law) from University of Kerala
  • 2015: LLB from The Kerala Law Academy Law College, University of Kerala
  • 2012: BA (Hons) Political Science from Miranda House, University of Delhi

Prof. Naman Shukla

Naman Shukla is a Corporate and Financial law post-graduate from O. P. Jindal Global University, Haryana. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor of Law at IFIM Law School, Bangalore. He has his law graduation in B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) from the School of Law, Fair Field Institute of Management and Technology, New Delhi affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGISPU) New Delhi.

Prior to entering into academics, He was previously a Legal Manager at Venus India Asset Finance Ltd, Nodia, Legal Analyst at APTARA, New Delhi, and Research Associate at Concept Legal, New Delhi. He had interned at United IPR, New Delhi, Krishna and Saurastri Associates, New Delhi, Concept Legal Consultants (P) Limited, New Delhi, Chambers of Advocate Vijay Dalal, New Delhi High Court, and Chambers of Supreme Court Advocate Ashish Nischal, New Delhi.

While pursuing his law graduation, he participated in various Moot Court Competitions and Presented & Published multiple research papers on international and national platforms. He was the Winner of Best Paper presenter in the 2nd National Symposium organized by Droit Panel Indian Law journal on crime and criminology in collaboration with the Faculty of Law, University of Allahabad, Allahabad. He successfully completed the International Student Exchange program with an A+ grade and received the award of “Best Researcher” organized by the Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal. He Topper and Successfully completed the Diploma in Economic, Social and Development Rights on South Asia- China Connectivity for Regional Economic Social Development organised by Kathmandu School of Law with A++ along with being Awarded ESDR fellowship at the 12th International Winter Residential School by Kathmandu School of Law. He was Runner Up in the International paper presentation Competition in the Law fest Lex Bonanza 2018.

He is interested in learning new skills to get an opportunity to work in a more challenging environment. His passion to learn new skills and being an active learner helped him achieve his targets. Being able to cope with different situations helps him in work as an individual but it also helps him learn new ways to deal with those situations.

Administrative Roles

  • Faculty Coordinator – Internship and Placement Committee
  • Faculty Member- Student Affairs Committee (Discipline)
  • Co-Chair – Environmental Cell

Prof. Bob Nathanael

Bob Nathanael joins IFIM Law School with 10 years of extensive and hands-on teaching and training experience. Previously, he has taught English to students of various age groups and from a wide range of nationalities. He has also successfully prepared students for International English Proficiency Tests such as IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, PTE and OET. At IFIM, his core responsibility is to enhance our students’ communication skills. He is also vital member of the Personality Enhancement Program (PEP) at IFIM.

Mr. Nathanael completed his Master of Arts (English) from St Joseph’s Evening College, Bangalore University and his Bachelor of Arts (English) from Prananath College – Autonomous, Utkal University. His areas of academic interests are Second Language Acquisition, Linguistics, Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, British Literature, Indian Literature, Russian Literature, Post-Colonial Studies, European Classical Literature, World Literature, Cultural Studies, Literary Theory, and Creative Writing.

Prof. Jharna Jagtiani

Ms. Jharna Jagtiani is a qualified lawyer and a certified Negotiator and Commercial Mediator by the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs under the aegis of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs – Government of India. She has completed her Post Graduation in Human Resource Management specializing in Training and Development. She is a certified PoSH Trainer and Enabler. She conducts PoSH training and awareness programs. 

As an independent practitioner, her work involved assisting start-ups, and small and medium-sized enterprises to set up their internal management and consumer dispute resolution system. As an ADR Practitioner, she has handled cases as sole arbitrator and has facilitated private mediations too. As a legal consultant, she has assisted with legal advice to individuals, small businesses, corporations, departments, and firms with support on compliance, litigation, operation, contract review, research, and consulting.  She is an empanelled mediator and conciliator with IMC International ADR Centre, Mumbai.

Ms. Jagtiani is a Trainer by passion with more than 10 years of experience. She has trained professionals at corporate houses, students, and teachers at various management institutes and law schools on various legal subject matter, compliance & regulatory, and advocacy skills and soft skills. She has developed content for various skill-based training for Management Institutes. She has trained a group of Solicitors, Senior Counsels of the Bombay High Court, and Doctors for negotiation and conflict management. Her training methodology includes an interactive presentation, mind maps, facilitator-led discussions, group discussions, psychometric tests, games, and activities followed by debriefing and feedback sessions.

She has been the Mediation Coach at the Indian Merchant Chambers – Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a century-old leading Chamber of Commerce for “40 Hours Basic Mediator Training Workshop”. Assistant Researcher & Mediation Trainer at Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai for “Certificate Programme in Conflict Resolution via Mediation.” She has been associated with more than 40 educational institutions for training, guest lecture, and keynote speaker.

She is an avid reader and writer. She is awarded the “Best Research Paper” title for her Paper ‘6 Hats of Mediator’ at The National Youth Conference. Her articles are published with well-known websites to name  – mediate.com, Thrive Global, Huffington Post, Women’s Web, and many more leading websites. She has also participated in American Bar Association’s Mediation Week and Arbitration Week. 

Recently, she has been awarded the “Nari Shakti Samman Award” for women’s empowerment – by helping women entrepreneurs to start grow and sustain their dream ventures at Jan’ki Conclave and Award 2021 – 2022.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.Com), K C College, Mumbai

  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B), K C Law College, Mumbai


Prof Sahana G


  •  Pursuing Ph.D from University of Mysore.

    • PGDMLE from National Law School India University, Bangalore.

    • LLM (Constitution and Administrative Law) from Karnatak University, Dharwad, secured 2nd Rank.

    • B.A L.L.B from Sheshadripuram Law College, Bangalore, affiliated to Karnataka State Law University, Hubli.


  •  Alliance School of Law, Alliance University as Assistant Professor during 2016-18.

    • Ramaiah Institute of Legal Studies as Assistant Professor 2018.

    • Kristu Jayanti College of Law as Assistant Professor till January 2019.

    • Worked as Guest Faculty at Bengaluru Law College from Oct 2020-2022

    • Guest Faculty at IFIM Law School from January 2020.

    • Administrator at Jnana Law Academy

    • Senior Faculty at Universal Coaching Class for Judicial Aspirants

    • Presently practicing Advocate at High Court and District Courts in Karnataka.

    • Panel Advocate for Sri Ram Finance Corporation, Bangalore

    • Adviser to Commissioner, New and Information Department




  • Contract law, Sociology, Indian Penal Code, Business law, Constitution, Administrative Law, International Commercial Arbitration, Political Science, Moot Court, Law of Torts, Women and Law, C.P.C, Cr.P.C, D.P.C, Evidence Law, Service Law (LLM Students)


     1. Paper on ‘Custodial Crimes’ in National Conference on ‘Protection of Rights & Dignity of Women in Digital Era’ organized by Karnataka State Commission for Women, Government of Karnataka in association with Sheshadripuram Law College, held on 29thjuly 2017 at Bangalore.

     Published Paper

    1. “An Analysis of custodial crimes against women and role of Indian Judiciary in Eradication” P 27-40 Karnataka Law Journal (ISBN 978-93-80751-726)

    2. “Cyber socializing and Victimization of women in India” at International Conference on Securing Cyberspace-recalibrating legal and technological dimensions.

    3. Presented paper on “a study on human rights and protection of older people’s rights and its reflection on social development in India” in National conference organized by University of Mysore in Human Rights and its protection in India.


    4. Presented paper on “Equal access to health and medical care: a fundamental human right” in a National Conference on Protection of Human Rights and Role of Judiciary organized by Vidhya Vardhaka Law College Mysore.

     5. Authored Book for District and Sessions Judge Judicial service Prelims exam published with Premium Book Publishers, Delhi

      Conferences and workshops attended and Presented Papers

    • 29th to 31st July 2016 National Law School of India University, ibacle organised professional development training workshop on Consumer Rights Advocacy and Access to Justice

    • UGC sponsored two days National seminar on ‘Changing Dimensions of Human Rights’ organized by P.G department of Studies in Law, Karnatak University.

    • One day policy workshop jointly organized by the Baijayant  Jay Panda on March 1 in Bangalore.

    • Faculty Development Programme on ‘Research Essentials’ on 14thoct 2017 organized by department of computer science and engineering, Alliance College of engineering, Alliance University Bangalore.

    • One day International Conference on Securing Cyberspace-recalibrating legal and technological dimensions organized by Bishop Cotton women’s college in collaboration with advanced centre on research, development in cyber laws and forensics, NLSIU Bangalore on 18th may 2018.

    • One day International Seminar on International Conference on Law and Regulation of Artificial Intelligence organized by IFIM Law School.

    • One Day International Seminar on Protection of Child Rights and Law Relating to Women Empowerment is scheduled to be held on 12th January at The Indian Law Institute and presented paper on “A STUDY ON CONTEMPORARAY CHALLENGES OF REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS OF WOMEN WITH REFERENCE TO INDIA.” on 12th January 2020.


  •  Attendance Coordinator at Alliance School of Law Bangalore.

    • Group Mentor for the debating society of Alliance School of Law, Bangalore

    • Cultural Committee Coordinator for Alliance University Bangalore

    • Organized & Contributed in Legal Aid Committees

    • Organized & Contributed in Seminar Committee.

    • Contributed in Moot Court Committee.

    •  Roles as Class coordinator.

    • Coordinator in organizing KSLU youth fest in Kristu Jayanti College of Law.

    • Organized legal assistance camps in rural Bangalore on women rights.


    • Secured 2rd Rank in LLM (Constitution and Administrative law) at Karnatak University, Dharwad.

Prof. Tintu Lenin


  • KSET (Ph.D.), M.COM

Work experience :-

  • -Worked as a Asst. professor in Christ University, Bengaluru.  
  • -Taught tax laws, E-commerce laws, Urban development laws etc.
  • -Contributed to the preparation of course plan and suggested changes in syllabus. Also prepared handbook on tax law for students. Prepared question papers and question banks on subjects assigned.
  • -Discharged other responsibilities assigned.
  • -Also served other reputed institutions as law faculty. Prepared students for competitive examinations.
  • -Conducted legal awareness classes for children.
  • Areas of Interest
  • Areas of interest are laws of taxation, e-commerce laws and cyber laws.
  • Research and Publication
  • -Participated and presented papers in various seminars and conferences.
  • -Attended several Faculty Development Programmes and Faculty Development Workshops.

Paper Presentations: :-

  • National seminar on Criminal Justice system in India- trends organised by Osmania University.
  • Presented paper on The New age Crimes-threats and Challenges in National seminar on Law, Science and Technology organized by VIT University.
  • Presented paper on Rights of the differently abled in National seminar on Human Rights of Differently-abled organized by Govt. Law College, Calicut.
  • The New Age Crimes: Threats And Challenges (Conference Publication).

Administrative roles :-

  • -Organized National ADR competition.
  • -Coordinated inter-departmental classes on cyber laws.

Achievements :-

Third rank in LL.M (University of Calicut).

Mrs. Pauline Priyanka.B

Mrs.Pauline Priyanka. B has completed her B.B.A.LL.B from Seshadripuram Law College, Bengaluru affiliated to Karnataka State law University, Hubli and Completed her LL.M in Constitutional and Administrative Law from University Law College, Bangalore University. Mrs.Pauline Priyanka is a University Rank Holder, both in UG and PG. Mrs.Priyanka after completion of her studies got Enrolled in the year 2018 at the Karnataka State Bar Council and is presently practising in the High Court of Karnataka, other Subordinate Courts and Tribunals at Bengaluru, she is also member of High Court Legal Services Committee and is appointed as a Probono Advocate and she represents Cases in that regard.

Mrs. Priyanka During her College has been actively involved both in curricular and extracurricular activities. She has been Awarded the Best Mooter, Best Lady Advocate, Best Speaker, Best Researcher, Best Memorials and has Won National Level Moot Court Competition, National Law Fest, National Level Quiz Competition, Essay Writing Competition, Model Parliament.

She has also Participated in various Moot Court Competitions like International level Moot Court Competition,  National Moot Court Competition, State Level Kannada Moot Court Competition, Trial Advocacy, Client Counselling Competition etc. She has successfully trained many for moot court and model parliament competition. Mrs. Pauline Priyanka actively participated in Athletics at the University Level and further she has won prizes in cultural Competitions like Group Song, Mime, Skits etc. She has presented many papers and has co-authored various Articles. Teaching is her passion and she considers this to be a Noble Service.


Subjects she taught include Constitutional Law, Public International Law, IPR, Land Laws, Family law-I & II, Environmental Law, Company Law, CPC and Limitation Act, Administrative Law, Property Law, IPC, Law of Evidence, Interpretation of Statutes,Banking Law and Negotiable instrument Act, Law of Contract, Insurance Law and Law of Tort.


  • Ph. D- IITM Chennai
  • M.S. (By Research) – IITM Chennai
  • B.E. – NIT Trichy (formerly REC Trichy)

Research/ Publication:

  • Ananthavalli R. and L. Prakash Sai, ‘Ideas to Concepts through Concept Exploration Process,’ ICoRD’23, IISC Bangalore, India. Springer publication, 2023.
  • Ananthavalli R. and L. Prakash Sai, ‘Patient Preparedness and Enablers for Decision-Making of Dental Implant Adoption’, European Health Management Association, Breda, Netherlands, 2015.
  • Ananthavalli R. and L. Prakash Sai, ‘A shared decision-making model for dental implant treatment’, International Shared Decision-Making Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2015.
  • Ananthavalli R. and L. Prakash Sai, ‘Decision Making Process in Choice of Dental Implants’, Second International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2014.
  • Ananthavalli R. and L. Prakash Sai, ‘Technology Management Issues in Indian Medical Devices Industry: A Morphological Analysis’, Driving the Economy through Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Emerging Agenda for Technology Management, Springer, New Delhi, India, pp 89-100, 2012.

Dr. Ananthavalli Ramesh

Dr. Ananthavalli Ramesh is alumnus of NITT and IITM. She has interdisciplinary domain expertise from engineering design, new product development, healthcare research to technology management. She has more than a decade of industry experience with Royal Enfield, GM, Volvo and Caterpillar.

She is a trained six-sigma blackbelt and accelerated by sis-sigma council as a trainer. She has designed the curriculum for developed the curriculum for Mahatma Gandhi National Council for Rural Education for the rural MBA programs.

Dr. Ananthavalli Ramesh is a certified technical writer for Clinical Evaluation Report – medical devices. She coined the term ‘Concept Exploration Process’ as part of her M.S. (by Research) program at DoMs, IITM to facilitate new product success. She worked closely with hospitals to deploy patient engagement (patient-centric care) as an outcome of her doctoral research at DoMs, IITM.

She is working on her startup idea to provide patient engagement service to expecting and new mothers. She works closely with students to nurture an entrepreneurial mindset. She has published papers in reputed journals in the areas of healthcare management and product design. Her current focus is on ‘metaverse in healthcare’ and nurturing students in ‘research-entrepreneurship design (RED Hubb)’- an accelerated program.


  • Ph. D- IITM Chennai
  • M.S. (By Research) – IITM Chennai
  • B.E. – NIT Trichy (formerly REC Trichy)

Research/ Publication:

  • Ananthavalli R. and L. Prakash Sai, ‘Ideas to Concepts through Concept Exploration Process,’ ICoRD’23, IISC Bangalore, India. Springer publication, 2023.
  • Ananthavalli R. and L. Prakash Sai, ‘Patient Preparedness and Enablers for Decision-Making of Dental Implant Adoption’, European Health Management Association, Breda, Netherlands, 2015.
  • Ananthavalli R. and L. Prakash Sai, ‘A shared decision-making model for dental implant treatment’, International Shared Decision-Making Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2015.
  • Ananthavalli R. and L. Prakash Sai, ‘Decision Making Process in Choice of Dental Implants’, Second International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2014.
  • Ananthavalli R. and L. Prakash Sai, ‘Technology Management Issues in Indian Medical Devices Industry: A Morphological Analysis’, Driving the Economy through Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Emerging Agenda for Technology Management, Springer, New Delhi, India, pp 89-100, 2012.

Prof. Santosh N C

Prof. Santosh N C pursued his M. Com from the Department of Commerce, Bangalore University, and secured a gold medal for scoring the highest marks in M. Com for the Academic Year 2013. He is currently serving as a Visiting Faculty at IFIM. Previously, he was associated with Christ Academy Institute for Advanced Studies Bangalore as an Assistant Professor for six years and has put in 10 years of total teaching experience in Accounting and Finance. He has taught subjects like Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Management Accounting, Strategic Cost Management, Forensic Accounting, and Accounting for Managers for B. Com, BBA, M. Com, and MBA graduates.

For three years, Mr. Santosh has taught at Surana College, South End Campus.

He is also passionate about research and took up his Ph.D. in Triple Bottom Line Reporting Standards from Bangalore University in the Department of Commerce under the able guidance of Dr. Nirmala K, Professor, Department of Commerce, J B Campus, Bangalore University and is about to submit the thesis.

He also co-authored a textbook on Corporate Accounting, Financial Accounting, Advanced Corporate Accounting, and Financial Analysis & Reporting. Mr. Santosh has also published and presented various articles at International and National Conferences.

He completed his Diploma in IFRS from KPMG in 2015 and cleared his National Eligibility Test (NET), conducted by the University Grant’s Commission, Delhi.


  • M.Com


Review member of the Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (ISSN: 2349-5162) holding member ID: 113854. Member since 26- October – 2018

Member of the Indian Accounting Association Bearing Membership No. ANU -473.


  • Paper titled “ A Study on University/ Institutional Social Responsibility (USR/ISR) with respect to B- Schools in Bangalore” published in Shanlax International Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities at the World Summit On Resource Management and Sustainable Development, organised by University of Mysore in collaboration with Maharani’s Arts College for Women, J.L.B. Road, Mysore, James Cook University, Singapore and International Council for Development Research, Jayanagar, Mysore.
  • ISSN: 2321-788X. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2562988
  • Case Study titled ‘Infosys: A Case for Environmental Line’ was published in a book titled ‘Case Studies in Contemporary Management’ edited by Dr. Sumanta Dutta, Dr. Shivaji Banerjee, Prof. Shaunak Roy & Dr.Soumya Saha in 2019 with an ISBN: 978-93-89657-06-7.
  • Paper titled “A Study on Green Strategy for Triple Bottom Line Corporate Sustainability in Selected IT companies in Bangalore” was published in the Journal of Management & Entrepreneurship ISSN: 2229-5348 UGC Care Group 1 Journal.
  • Paper titled “A Study on the Association between Triple Bottom Line and Sustainable Corporate Performance” in International Journal of Human Rights (NIU) bearing ISSN: 2394 – 0298 Volume 9(V) 2022 Pg. No. 89 – 97
  • Paper titled “A Study on the Impact of Triple Bottom Line Reporting on Financial Performance of Listed Indian Companies” in South Indian Journal of Social Sciences bearing ISSN: 0972 – 8945 Volume XX, No.8, July – December 2022, UGC Care Approved, Group I, Bi–Annual Journal. Pg. No. 09 – 13


  • Co-Authored Corporate Accounting Textbook for Bangalore University, Published by Kalyani Publishers in September 2015.
  • Co-Authored Financial Accountancy for Bangalore University, Published by Vision Book House with ISBN 978-93-5495-585-3
  • Co-Authored Advanced Corporate Accounting for Bangalore University, Published by Vision Book House in March 2022.
  • Co-Authored Financial Analysis & Reporting textbook for Bangalore University, Published by Vision Book House in October 2022 with ISBN 978-93-5596-984-2

Prof. (Dr.) Tariq

“Dynamic professional with a successful career as a placement officer, accomplished researcher, and seasoned visiting faculty in multiple esteemed B schools. Showcasing expertise in rigorous academic research and contributing to the advancement of knowledge. Distinguished as a research scholar and patent holder in the Electric Two Wheeler Industry, contributing to advancements in sustainable transportation. Skilled faculty specializing in the domain of Accounts and Taxation, bringing a wealth of knowledge and practical insights to the classroom. Effectively mentoring students, facilitating engaging learning experiences, and fostering academic excellence. A results-driven professional with a passion for continuous learning and making meaningful contributions to the field of education. Seeking new opportunities to leverage my diverse expertise and drive positive impact.”


  • KSET (Ph.D.), M.COM

Research/ Publication:-

  • Article- “Does Consumer Preferences Leads to Adoption Intention For Electric Vehicles? A Literature Review on Indian Studies”
  • Journal of Positive School Psychology, ISSN 2717-7564,
  • Article – “Customer Preferences as Competitive Strategy in EV-Adoption”


Journal:- Manager – The British Journal of Administrative Management, ISSN: 1746 – 1278



Design No.381775-001,

  • Title :- “Solar Charging Station for Electric Vehicles”

The Patent Office,

Government of India

Ms. Mohana Kumari

After completing her education in Mysuru, she started her teaching career in January 2010 as a lecturer in Kannada. She has over 12 years of teaching experience working in various educational institutions. At present is a visiting faculty at leading educational institutions in Bangalore such as;

* IFIM  Law School

* IZEE   Degree Institute and

* LORVEN educational institution.


She has served as the editor of the Kannada textbook on interior design at Bangalore University.  She has also served as the editor of the Textbook Committee of Bangalore University.


Other Services:  She has been deputed as ‘Squad’ for undergraduate colleges from Bangalore University. 

She has been appointed as valuator of the Bangalore University examination since 2019 till now.

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Prof Sagarika

Alumni of IFIM Law School. An academician by profession, and a traveler by hobby. Academia has always been my chosen career path. Proficient in 5 Indian languages. Have worked in various widespread areas for experience, namely NGOs, the Sports field- multiple associations, and Community policing.

Priorly worked with NGO, continuing it with passion.

Sports has always been my interest area, currently working with the Government-based Karnataka Athletics Association through multiple events for promoting sports at the University level.

Worked with the Women, Child, and Law cell in promoting standards of living for women through SIP projects.


  • Graduation: BBA LLB from IFIM LAW SCHOOL
  • Post-Graduation: LLM(Criminology) from REVA University

Research/ Publication:

  • Research towards POCSO Act and developments. Published a paper on “Critical Analysis of judicial responses to POCSO Act” in ‘The International Journal of Science and research’. (2023)

Awards and Achievements:

Recognized for organizing and supporting hand at multiple events at Women Child and law Cell (IFIM), recognised for Client counselling and intra-debates.

Prof. Manasa

Ms Manasa completed her graduation in law from National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi and post-graduation, LLM from National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore. She worked for a brief period as a law clerk cum research assistant at High Court of Karnataka prior to her post-graduation. She has worked in the legal department of Wipro Limited, Bangalore where she was a part of the contracts team reviewing and drafting commercial agreements. She later worked as Assistant Manager- Legal in LIC Housing Finance Limited (HFL), a subsidiary of LIC, where she looked into title verification of documents prior to disbursement of housing loans, recovery of loans and litigation.

Teaching and research are something she is keen on and hence decided to make a switch to an academic career. She is UGC NET qualified and has presented papers in few national and international seminars.


  • BA LL.B (Hons)-2016- National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi
  • LLM – 2018-National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore.


  • Cleared the recruitment exam conducted by LIC HFL at a pan India level for the post of Assistant Manager- Legal in 2020.

Dr. N. Ramu

Registrar (I/C)

Dr. N.Ramu is currently working as Associate Professor in PG Department of Management (MBA) – Marketing and Finance area at IFIM College, Bangalore.

He holds an MBA Marketing and Finance. His Ph.D research is in the area of Psychographics from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He also completed M.Phil in Buying Behaviour from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.

He has been in the teaching profession for more than 20 years to Post Graduate and Undergraduate of Business Studies affiliated to various Universities viz., Bharathair University, Anna University and Bangalore University.

He has published various research papers in national and international Scopus indexed journals. He has also a peer reviewer of various Scopus indexed international journals published by Inderscience Publishers, UK. He is a certified ISO Internal Auditor by Bureau Veritas.

Prof. (Dr.) Sridevi Varanasi

Dr. Sridevi has a work experience of over 22 years in teaching, research, and corporate training and is currently the Dean at IFIM School of Management. 

She holds an M.Com and a Ph.D. from Osmania University. Her thesis was “Working of Online trading in Indian Capital Market.” ,2005. Dr.Sridevi is a gold medalist.

At IFIM, she teaches courses like financial statement analysis, Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, and Valuation.

Dr. Sridevi was engaged in a faculty-led research project on “A Study on Total Expense Ratios of Mutual Funds in India,” a report submitted to the regulator.   She is associated with leading organizations as a corporate trainer and Subject Matter Expert.

Dr. Sridevi Varanasi

Dean Academics, IFIM School Of Management

Students from different parts of the country and diverse academic backgrounds enrol in the Program. Please know that we are here to support you along the way. Our Program will prepare students to be holistic, socially responsible, and employable professionals. The College has excellent curricular interventions, and outstanding faculty continue building on our core values and strengths.

Besides academics, you will learn about yourself and go beyond what you thought you were capable of doing and celebrate victories both big and small. You will discover that in your academic journey, like all investments, the more you put in by being effective and efficient, the more you will get in return. You will
realize that the return is first and foremost personal. The journey will help you to create new professional opportunities.

Prof. (Dr.) Ramesh Kumar 

Dr. Ramesh has ~ 25 years of professional experience of which more than two decades has been at various leadership roles. He has been at the CXO levels for several years leading and transforming leaders and businesses into growth mode. He has led global teams of 5000+ people. His teams were spread across US, UK, Canada, Australia, India and he has been a leader to SVPs, GMs, Vice-Presidents and Directors.

Ramesh has led business portfolios across technology, products and services with large revenue and P&L. Very well regarded for his customer advocacy, he has built references and great relationships with executives at fortune 1000 companies globally. Ramesh has extensive experience in business transformation having led and executed several digital and other transformation initiatives for customer across BFSI, e-Comm / Retail, Telecom, Hospitality and technology verticals.

Ramesh has a Doctorate in Organizational leadership. He is a post-graduate in Human Resources and Marketing. Ramesh is a Marshall Goldsmith certified leadership and organization coach, Certified executive coach by John Mattone. A Professional Certified Coach ( PCC ) from the International Coaching Federation ( ICF ). He is a DiSC, MBTI, Hogan assessment certified partner, Emotional Intelligence and NLP coach practitioner.

A peoples leader and a successful corporate executive, Ramesh has a track record of grooming and developing leaders and executives. Ramesh has several hundred hours of coaching experience, coached, mentored and guided leaders from first time managers to senior CXO level executives.

Ramesh is a Director on Company Boards and is on the Board of Advisors to CX impact organizations. Ramesh supports and works with start-ups, mentoring and advising on strategy and execution. He is a keynote speaker at leadership conclaves and seminars. Ramesh is a lecturer at colleges and universities addressing students on various leadership topics and preparing them for their future corporate careers. Ramesh is a ‘Professor of Practice’ at multiple Deemed to be and Autonomous Universities, all of these under his key initiative to bridge the gap between Campus to Corporate.

An optimist, he is focused on enabling organizations and leaders become more successful by better strategy and execution with a people first approach.

Ramesh is a story teller, an avid reader and writer, very well regarded for his leadership articles and blogs.  His recent book titled ‘Cost of Poor Leadership’ is trending at top 50 best sellers, top 3 in success and personal transformation categories.

Dr. Ramesh’s core expertise is in the area of :-

Organizational Leadership, People Leadership, Business / Digital Transformation, Marketing, CX, Customer Success. Leadership Coaching & Mentoring. Board Advisory.


  • 25+ Years of leadership experience.
  • Led teams of 5000+ people across US, Canada, UK, APAC, India.
  • 250 MN $ P&L in services & technology domains.
  • Business transformation ,Digital transformation.
  • Global customers across e-comm, retail, bfsi, hi-tech telco, travel, hospitality.


  • Board Advisor, Business Leader, Coach and Mentor.
  • Professor of Practice, Visiting Faculty.
  • Keynote Speaker, Storyteller, Author.
  • Doctorate in Organizational leadership.
  • Marshall Goldsmith certified leadership coach.
  • PCC ( Professional Certified Coach ) by ICF.
  • John Mattone certified executive coach.
  • NLP & Emotional Intelligence coach.
  • DiSC, MBTI, Hogan assessment partner.

Prof. Ramini Singh 

Prof. Ramini Singh is an adjunct faculty in IFIM College, Bengaluru. Currently she is pursuing her PhD. from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi. Her main research areas include career transition and career changes in millennials. She has completed her MBA from Anand Agricultural University, with governor’s gold medal to her credit. She is also a post graduate in Science from Sardar Patel University, Gujarat. Prior to her joining in IFIM, she completed eight weeks faculty development program from IIM- Ahmedabad. She has three years of corporate experience as a banker in Federal Bank and State Bank of India and was instrumental in opening and establishment of new branch.


  • 2019: Present: PhD. In Human Resource management, Visvesvaraya Technological University.
  • 2010: MBA, Anand Agricultural University, Anand
  • 2008: M.Sc., Sardar Patel University, Gujarat
  • 2006: B.Sc., HNB Garhwal University, Uttarakhand

Prof. (Dr.) Nagarathna M L 

Ms. Nagarathna M L is a teacher for more than a decade. She is pursuing her research in Clinical Psychology under Bangalore University. She has been in teaching profession for more than 4 years to Post Graduate Level (M.Sc, affiliated to Bangalore University) and more than 10 years teaching to undergraduates, affiliated to Bangalore University. She also have 1.5 years Industry Experience in Hospitals.

Her main areas of interest are Clinical, Developmental, Cognitive, Child, Counselling and Behavioural assessment.

She has attended various workshops and conferences and has also presented papers in them. Also, she has published papers in various International journals and UGC Care Journal.


  • M.Phil in Clinical Psychology
    Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
  • Masters of Science (Psychology)
    Bangalore University, Bangalore
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Bangalore University, Bangalore

Prof. (Dr.) Venugopal. N  

Dr Venugopal N previously has worked in top academic institutions of the country namely Jain deemed to be University, AIMS, as head of the department Arts and Humanities prior to joining IFIM.

During Dr Venugopal’s tenure in Jain university the department of Arts has enhanced its combination to six and he has successfully started PG programs with counselling centre. He has successfully initiated the BA program in AIMS in psychology. Dr Venugopal N has organized webinars at national level. He was a resource person for an international webinar on Drugs and Young Minds. He is a professional counsellor for IFIM Institute. He has published and presented research articles at National and International journals.


  • 2021: Doctorate, Psychology, Bangalore University, India
  • 2019: Post graduate Diploma in Psychological assessment and Counselling
  • 2014: Master of Philosophy, Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati, India
  • 2011: UGC NET
  • 2007: Master of Science, Clinical psychology, Tumkur University, India
  • 2005: Diploma in Education. DSERT, India

Prof. Ajith Kumar V S 


  • Masters in Physical Education

Area: General Management
Experience: Academic – 5 Years

Prof. Rahul Rai Nigam


  • MBA, PGDM, NLP Practitioner, POSH Trainer, DELF A2

Area: PEP & General Management
Experience: Academic- 4 Years | Industry- 6 Years

Prof. Niji Nelson

Ms. Niji Nelson is an educationist and a creative thinker. She has been in teaching profession for more than 7 years to post graduate and undergraduate levels, affiliated to Bangalore University.

Her main areas of interest are Literatures of India, English Literature and Language Development.

She has attended various workshops and conferences and has also presented papers in them. She also coordinates the various events of the college. 


  • Phil in English Literature
    Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Tirunelveli
  • Masters of MA
    Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Tirunelveli
  • Bachelor of BA
    Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Tirunelveli

Prof. Mahaboob Subani

Has a master’s degree in MA Hindi from Mysore University, bachelor’s degree in BA from Gulbarga University, B.Ed. teachers training from Bellary and has worked in various esteemed Educational Institutes across the state and has the rich academic experience of 24 years. Has also published several Research Journal Articles, has also been Guest Speaker, Subject Expert, University Paper Setter.

Journal Articles

  • “Aadhunik Our Prachin Shiksha Pranali Ek Awalokan”, 2019.

  • ‘’ Bharatiya sanskruti men naitik mulyon ka sthan” Issn;23198318. Page;136-138.

  • Impact fact; 4.014″, multilingual research journal, ugc aproved organisation , 2017.

  • “Bharatiya sanskriti me naitik moulyonka sthaan”, IMRJ, 2017.

  • “Santh Kabir Our Samajik Chetana”, KABIR: THE ONE FULL STUDY.

Faculty Research Seminar


Invited Speaker

  • “TWO DAYS WEBINAR ON BU HINDI CURRICULUM.” – 2021, BIMS-Bengaluru, Karnataka.

  • “HINDI LANGUAGE CURRICULUM.” – 2021 Bangalore University, Karnataka.

  • “II sem Changed Hindi syllabus of BU.” – 2020, Bangalore University, Karnataka.


  • “Synthesis of Modern & Ancient Education System for Holistc Approach to Teaching”, 2019
  • “Premchand ke sahitya me sampradaayik sadbhavana”, 2018.

  • “Hindi kavya sahityame Naari ke vividh roop”, 2017.

  • “Adhunik hindi kavya sahitya me Naari Chitran”, 2017.

  • “Rastriya ekata me hindi bhasha ka mahatva”, 2017.

  • “Hindi bhasha aur sahiya par bhumandlikaran ka prabhaav”, 2017.

  • “Madhya aur adhunik hindi kavya sahitya me adhunikta vaad ki vichaar dhaara”, 2016.

Book Chapter

  • “’ Hindi kavya sahitya men nari ke vividh roop. Isbn;978-9385640-94-0. Page;82-83” in
    Ed., international conference organisation, 2018.
  • • “bharatiya sanskryti men naitik moolyoun ka sthaan”. Isbn: 935268630-6. Pge:87-88” in
    Ed., 2017.
  • “‘’ hindi bhasha shikshan me koushalon ka mahatwa. Isbn;978-93-86501=12-7.
    Page;126-128″, 2017.
  • • “Hindi bhasha shikshan men bhasha koushalon ka mahatv” in Ed., Isbn-978-93-86501-
    12-7. August -2017.page no-126-128., 2017.
  • “Hindi bhasha our sahity par bhumandalikaran ka prabhav” in Ed, 2017.
  • “adhunik hindi kavya sahitya me naari ka chitran” in
    Ed., Isbn-978-83-86007-52-0. 15th
  • • ““aadhunik hindi kavya sahitya men nari chitran”. Isbn;978-8386007-52-0. Page;80-83”
    in Ed., ISBN-islamiah college vaniyambady , , 2017.
  • “Rashtriya ekatha me hindi bhasha ka mahatva” in , 2017.
  • “hindi bhasha our sahitya par bhumandalikaran ka prabhav. Isbn;978-86537-42-3.
  • • “8. Madhya our adhunik hindi kavya sahitya me adhuniktawad ki vichar-dhara” in
    Ed., Isbn978-81-928007-45. 13th august 2016.page no;66-68, , 2016.

Prof. S. Lakshmi Saranya

Lakshmi Saranya S has 5 years of teaching experience in computer science. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Applications at IFIM College (Autonomous). She has attended various workshops, Faculty Development Programs and conferences.


  • MCA, Tiruvalluvar University, Tamilnadu, India.
  • B.Sc Electronics, Sri Venkateshwara University, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Prof. Sunetra Chatterjee

Sunetra has twelve years of teaching experience in science, mathematics and computer science and two years of industry experience. She is currently working as an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Computer Applications at IFIM College (Autonomous). She is pursuing her PhD from Sri Satya Sai University of Technology and Medical Science. She is doing her MBA in specialization in IT from Singhania University. She has attended various workshops and conferences. She has also published eight research papers till now in various International journals.


  • MCA, West Bengal University of technology, West Bengal, India.
  • PGDCA, DOEACC, India
  • BEd in Science and Mathematics, Singhania University, Rajasthan, India.
  • BSc with Physics Honours, Calcutta University, West Bengal, India

Prof. R. Saravanan

Saravanan has 12 years of teaching experience in computer science and one year industry experience. He is currently Assistant Professor, in the Department of Computer Applications at IFIM College (Autonomous). He has passed UGC NET exam in Computer Science and is pursuing his Ph.D in Periyar university. He has attended various workshops and conferences.  He has also published the articles in scopus, UGC ,Web of Science and peer-reviewed journals.


  • M.phil, Computer Science, Periyar University, Tamilnadu ,India
  • MCA, Anna University, Tamilnadu ,India
  • B.Sc Computer Science, Madras University,Tamilnadu ,India

Prof. (Dr.) Mridul Mehndiratta 


  • PhD, MA

Area: General Management
Experience: Academic – 4 Years

Prof. Dilip B

Dilip B has 05 years of teaching experience in Mathematics and Statistics and one year industry experience. He is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at IFIM College (Autonomous).

Mr Dilip B, He has been in teaching profession in the past 5 years for both undergraduate and post graduate level. He has master’s degree in mathematics from Bengaluru University. Currently he is registered his Doctoral degree. He has attended many research workshops and webinars on many issues. He is meticulously working on various research papers. His teaching Domains Trigonometry, Differentiation, and Integration, Discrete Mathematics and Algebra Mathematics and Parametric and nonparametric statistics. 


  • 2020: Bachelor of Education in Physics and Mathematics, Bangalore University, India
  • 2018: (PG) Master of Science in Mathematics, Bangalore University, India
  • 2015: (UG) Bachelor of Science in Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science

Prof. A. Seshachalam 

Prof Seshachalam Ananthasayanam is a teacher and an educationist. He has completed his masters in Commerce, Philosophy and Business Administration. He has been in teaching profession for more than 28 years from Bachelor Level to Post Graduate Level in affiliated colleges of University of Madras, Annamalai University, Alagappa University and Bangalore University. He served as a Principal in an affiliated college of Bangalore University. He is also having a corporate experience of around 3 years in Accounting Services.

His main areas of interest are Finance, Taxation, and Human Resource Management subjects.

He has published 20 articles in international journals of high repute, 25 research papers in international and national conferences, authored two text books and attended various workshops and conferences. Also, he is an active NSS Programme Officer.


  • M.Com, MBA, PGDCA , LL.B, M.Phil, FQQ-IFRS (UK)

Prof. (Dr.) Jude Ashmi E 

Dr Jude Ashmi Prakash has an experience of 9 years in Post Graduate teaching and research guidance of MBA students. She is a Placement and Skill Trainer with an experience of 15 years specialising in JD decoding and customized training. She is a certified Global educator and a recommended innovative professor as recognised by X-culture (A virtual global forum for practical learning of global business environment). With her 9 years of experience as a researcher, she has published, presented & delivered research content as an application researcher in Virtual HRM (M.Phil.) and Social Media Recruitment behaviour (PhD). 

She is a skilled Storyteller, Content and script writer, a Voice over artist and a recognised Master of ceremonies in multiple corporate and cultural events. She bags an overall experience of 24 years in media and events. Her hustle with entrepreneurship is 12 years long in customised size inclusive and health prioritized women’s clothing.

She has been a consultant for Up grad, the popular online learning platform for Subject Matter and Content Delivery Expertise in their “Learning and Development” courses.


  • 2021: Doctorate in HR & OB, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore
  • 2016: MPhil in HR &OB, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore
  • 2002: MS(Information Technology & Management), Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
  • 2000: Business Administration, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai

Prof. (Dr.) James Thomas 

Dr James Thomas has previously held leadership position Management Institute of the country namely Christ University, The Oxford College of Engineering, New Horizon College of Engineering. Dr James hold PhD in Finance from Bharathidasan University in the area of financial leverage, Earnings and Dividend .He was associated with SEBI to spread awareness among investors through NSE. Dr James has 30 years of experience in Academic, Research &Developments.


  • 2012: PhD in Finance from Bharathidasan  University
  • 1996: M.phil in Finance from Madurai Kama raj University
  • 1988: Masters Degree in Business from M.G University
  • 1986: Bachelors Degree in Business from M.G University


Dr James Thomas Main focus area of research is Accounting disclosure, Risk Management, Investment management, Capital structure decisions, Mergers and Acquisitions. Dr James Thomas adds to his credit being member of various Academic bodies and Research and Development councils.    

Prof. Venkatesh B. B

Mr B B Venkatesh has been a teacher by choice and is keen on the holistic development of the student community. He has been into teaching since twenty-two years and passionately working on strengthening the individuals at personality level. He has worked in the The Oxford College of Science, Vogue Institute of Fashion Technology, Vasavi Vidya Niketan and Administrative Management College. He is now serving in IFIM Institutions since 2014. He has been instrumental in starting the NSS unit, YRC unit, Sports-Annual Athletic Meet and Desi Sports. He has been convening international conferences of IFIM, Fusion and Mind Power and now he has been the head of Student Affairs.

He is doing his PhD on Dalit Literature from Swami Vivekananda University Sagar, MP. Apart from his Masters in English from Bangalore University, he has also done his PGDY, Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga from Annamalai University. He is a health consultant, an adventure enthusiast and runs his own rustic adventure club, Rashavi Woods.

He conceptualized an unique programme under the title ‘75for75’ a series of seventy five events to celebrate the seventy-fifth year of Indian independence. The series started with the flag hoisting of 15th August 2021 and ended with the flag hoisting of 15th August 2022.

Prof. (Dr.) P. Lakshmi 

Dr. Lakshmi. P is a teacher and an educationist. She has completed her research in Impact of non tariff barriers on Foreign trade in International Economics. She has been in teaching profession for more than 4 years . She is also having a corporate experience of more than 3 years.

Her main areas of interest are foreign trade, Marketing and International business.

She has attended various workshops and conferences and has also presented papers in various national and international conferences.


  • Doctorate in International trade: Impact of non tariff barriers in foreign trade with special reference to European Union food safety standards.
    Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kochi, Kerala
  • Masters of Business Administration(MBA)
    Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam , Kerala

Prof. Meera Govindaraj 

Ms. Meera Govindaraj has served in the capacity of a writer of books, curriculum designer, and teaching faculty. Being a double postgraduate is pursuing her Ph.D. from VTU. Her area of interest is intangible assets.


  • 2017: Advanced Certificate in IFRS- EY and Manipal University
  • 2007: PGDM (DUAL)
  • 1991: MCom.
  • (Ph.D.)- Intangible asset reporting by companies

    She has completed such certifications as-Qualitative Data Analysis using MAXQDA, Excel for Accounting, Certification in ‘Introduction to XBRL’, SEO Certification Course, Accounting Analytics, ‘Start-up India Learning Program’, and GST certification in NEISBUD.

Research Article

  • Stakeholder Dimension to Brand Valuation

Prof. (Dr.) Sanchita Chaudhuri 

Dr. Sanchita Choudhury has been in teaching profession for about 14 years now. She has taught students affiliated to various Universities. She has done her PhD on Corporate Social Accounting. Her main areas of interest are Accounting and Taxation.

She has attended various workshops and conferences and has also presented papers in them.

She has also published research papers in various journal.

She is a Professional Dancer having post-graduation degree in Kathak and Tagore Dance.


  • 2012: Doctorate in Accounting from Assam Central University, Silchar, Assam.
  • 2003:  Master of Commerce (Accounting and Taxation) from Assam Central University, Silchar, Assam.
  • 2001: Bachelor of Commerce (Honours in Accounting and Taxation)
    Assam Central University, Silchar, Assam.

Prof. (Dr.) S. Nagalakshmi 

Dr. S. Nagalakshmi is working as an Assistant Professor in Management Department at IFIM College, Bangalore, since 28th January 2013. She is an enthusiastic and dedicated Faculty with 21 years of experience in academic field. She is handling both UG and PG subjects.
She has proved her research capabilities by her publications and presentations in research journals and conferences respectively at national and international levels.

She has received Best Faculty Award in 2014 at IFIM Institute. Honoured twice with best paper award for paper presentation in National & International Conference in the year 2020 & 2005. She had participated in various workshops, FDPs, seminars, and conferences, She is convener for SIP – IFIM College.


  • 2020: Ph.D in Finance from Mother Teresa Women University
  • 2015: UGC NET
  • 2011: MBA from Bangalore University
  • 1999: M.Com from Osmania University

Prof. Bovina Arunan Sunath 

Prof.Bovina S is an academician with 15 years of experience in teaching English, Communication and Journalism. She began her teaching career as a visiting faculty in Zantye College, Government College Khandola, Goa and St. Xavier’s College, Goa. She the joined as a lecturer in Communication at Government Polytechnic Panaji and later joined the Journalism Department at Don Bosco College, Panaji as an Assistant Professor. She moved to Bangalore in the year 2013 and joined the Department of Languages, T. John College. Since 2016 she has been with the Personality Enhancement Program of IFIM Institutions as Assistant Professor. She is a voracious reader with keen interest in current affairs, writing has been her forte. She has been a freelance journalist, writer, columnist.

She has received the Special Award in T. John for her ability to motivate students to drive large scale initiatives and push them to realise their full potential. She has also held various administrative roles as Chairperson-Women’s Cell and Coordinator of Student Welfare and Grievance cell. She is also Coordinator for various Student Clubs in the previous institutions.

She was Convener of national level seminars and conferences related to the field of English Literature and Media like Kadambari: A national Conference on Narratives,Madhyama:A National Media Conference, Ignite Film Festival: A national level student festival.

At IFIM she has established the Youth Parliament and has been part of core committee of AACSB Accreditation Process, Kanyathon Annual Charity Run and other student related initiatives.

Her monthly column ‘Living Houses’, featured in a Lifestyle magazine Casa e Jardim. One of the articles has been published in a book titled.:Mhamais of Goa in the network of trade and culture, Chapter 18,Page No.120 Titled: House with a History Mhamais of Goa in the network of trade and culture .

Her article titled, ‘The benefits of developing well rounded personalities in Institutions’ was published in ‘Your story’ a web portal.

She Presented a paper on ‘The Role of Audio-Visual media in English language Teaching’ in Jain University, the paper is published in a Research journal ‘Samyoga’.

Her Paper titled ‘Khadi and repositioning: A holistic study on consumers and retailers’, published September 2019 in Colorage Magazine.

She has been Editorial Board member of research journal Samayoga and other magazines of the various institutions she worked with, including the Kanyathon 2020 Souvenir recently



  • MA 

Prof. (Dr.) Nataraja N.S. 

Dr. Nataraja N.S is a sincere and skilled professional with around 30 plus years of academic experience. His teaching area includes Statistics, Operations Research (management Science), multivariate analysis through Excel and SPSS, Research Methodology (both fundamental and applied areas), and Business mathematics. He has made progressive growth in academic career through effective participation, initiatives and focus at assigned responsibilities.

Dr. Nataraja is a continuous learner and researcher in Econometrics. He has published more than 15 research articles in both national and international journals.

Previously Dr. Nataraja N.S worked as HOD. Department of Statistics, Vijaya College for 20 years and later at Alliance University in the General Management for 9 years. In addition to this, he also served as visiting professor for MBA programme at different business schools and universities like, Christ University, Jain University, ITM, RJS etc.,

Prof. (Dr.) Vidhya Pillai 

Dr Vidhya Pillai is an academician, author, and researcher with more than 16 years of experience at Post graduate level institutes affiliated to University of Calicut, Mumbai, and Bangalore. She is a commerce graduate, with PG in MBA, PGDCA, M.Phil. and Ph. D in Management. Dr. Vidhya is an approved faculty member of university of Mumbai and throughout her career, she has served several positions and has been at the forefront of heading various committees & end-to-end processes of the institutions she has worked.  She worked with Seasonal Kerala as Marketing coordinator and public relations officer for a short span of time and shifted to academics to pursue her interest in teaching.

Dr Vidhya is a continuous learner and has presented more than 20 papers and published research papers in various journals. She has also undertaken small projects for Govt. of Kerala Her core subjects of teaching are Marketing, Retail, Services, CSR, and Marketing Applications with career stints in leading business schools like Nehru School of Management, TIMSR, CMR, Alliance and Jain University. She is a confident, optimistic, and self-disciplined person. Currently she is associated with IFIM college as Associate Professor in the Department of Management.

Prof. Sinzy Silvester 

Mrs. Sinzy Silvester is an academician with over 15 years of Experience. She has taught both at the Graduate and Post-Graduate levels for courses affiliated to Bangalore University.

She is an organized and a dedicated professional with proven skills in teaching, guidance, and motivation with an ever-approachable nature. She holds a double masters in the areas of Computer Science Engineering and Computer Applications.

She specializes in her areas of interest namely Cryptography & Network Security, UNIX & SHELL Programming and Data Analytics. She is quite passionate and has an avid interest for research in the mentioned areas.

She has attended various workshops and conferences both at the National and International level. She has also presented and published papers in journals of high repute.


  • 2011: Master of Engineering (CSE)
    Name of the university: Anna University
  • 2006: Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
    Name of the University: Kerala University
  • 2003: Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)
    Name of the university: Kerala University

Prof. (Dr.) Jaya N. Patil  

Dr. Jaya Patil has held good positions in top Journalism and Mass Communication  Institutes in India and abroad. She was the Director of Indian Institute of Mass Communication & Research ( IIMCR)  sister concern of IBMR, Hubli. As part of Research she was awarded UGC Research Fellow to do her research. She held the position of Researcher and teaching at National Institute of Rural Development and also contributed as  Editor and  Reporter for Panchayat Unnati Newsletter as Asst. Editor for 22 years. Prior to joining IFIM as Head of the Department of Journalism, Psychology and Opt English ( Triple Major) , she was abroad working Republic of Tanzana for 8 years in a Corporate as Operations Manager and teaching as well.

Dr. Jaya Patil was awarded Ph.D. from Pune University in the subject of electronic media and rural development. She has vast experience in teaching subjects like- Mass Communication Theory, Newspaper Reporting, Editing, Media Laws and Ethics, Audio Visual Media, Media Management, Advertising and Public relations, Reporting, and journalism along with Practical’s and certificate courses every semester.

Dr Jaya Patil has presented research papers at various International and National Forums. She was invited by (the International Association of Mass Communication & Research  (IAMCR) to present papers at Yugoslavia, Bled, Seoul, Korea.

Dr Jaya Patil  was Convener of Social Immersion Programme and currently Convener for Corporate Social Responsibility at IFIM College coordinating the Project at Kolar Shikshana Kendra ( KSK).

Articles & Research Papers

Besides she has to her credit 110 newspaper-published articles in various leading newspapers and magazines as a Freelance Journalist.

She has 12 research publications in both International and National Journals on various subjects in Mass Communication & Research. She has written 2 books and 3 chapters published in 3 books published on Mass media and Communication.

Prof. (Dr.) H.S. Gitanjali Shankarappa 

Dr. H.S Gitanjali T. Shankarappa is a teacher and an educationist. She has completed her research in Accounts and Statistics on Accounting Standards. She has been in teaching profession for more than 22 years, teaching Post Graduate students – MBA affiliated to Bangalore University and VTU (Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum) and to M. Com students affiliated to Bangalore University. She has more than 10 years of teaching experience to undergraduates, affiliated to Bangalore University. She is also having a corporate experience of more than 5 years in Banking and Financial Services.

As an Associate Professor – Accounts & Finance at IFIM, she is using her knowledge and skills using various modern pedagogical methods in teaching and research. Her main areas of interest are Accounting, Finance and General Management subjects.

Dr. H.S. Gitanjali is a registered guide of VTU (Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum) for guiding Ph. D Scholars.

She is a certified auditor by Bureau Veritas Ltd.

She has worked as a Director of IQAC, (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) at IFIM for around more than five and a half years. During her tenure she has conducted many seminars, webinars, workshops, Faculty Development Programs, Staff Development Program and Student Development Programmes for the faculty, non-teaching staff and the students at the college for enhancing quality in teaching, learning, research and in administrative work.

She has published papers in international journals of high repute, presented papers in international and national conferences, authored one textbook and attended various faculty development programmes and workshops.

She is a sportsperson and represented her university at different Badminton tournaments at state level and at national levels. Also, she is an active volunteer of NSS (National Service Scheme). To her credit she has won many awards as an NSS Volunteer at State Level for the contribution and services rendered to the society.


  • Doctorate in Accounts & Statistics
    Rashtrasant Tukodoji Maharaj Nagpur University
    Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
  • Master of Business Administration
    Rashtrasant Tukodoji Maharaj Nagpur University
    Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
  • Master of Commerce
    Rashtrasant Tukodoji Maharaj Nagpur University
    Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
  • Bachelor of Commerce
    Rashtrasant Tukodoji Maharaj Nagpur University
    Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Prof. Swarnika Dixit 

Prof. Swarnika Dixit has earlier taught in number of reputed Institutes namely Lucknow University, Lucknow Engineering College, ICFAI School of HRD & M S Ramaiah Institute of Management.

During her teaching tenure of 23 years, she demonstrated her interests in Organizational Behaviour, Leadership and Employee Engagement She has published papers in number of reputed journals and is keenly working on Employee Engagement. She firmly believes in case study discussions as an extremely important pedagogical tool for applying theory to practical learning.

Currently she is the Chair Human Resources & Chair-Placements at IFIM. She is also a Certified Internal Auditor.


  • (Ph.D.) in Human Resources, VTU, Karnataka
  • Master of Management Science, Lucknow University
  • Diploma in Systems Management on Scholarship, NIIT Lucknow

Mr. S Suresh

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Prof. (Dr.) Sathya Thangavel 

Dr Sathya Thangavel holds Ph.D in English Language Teaching. Her area of interest are Literature, English for Specific Purpose, Personality Enhancement, Soft Skills and Placement Training, Public Speaking Skill, E-Learning, E-Content Development. She embarked her teaching journey in the year 2014. She is determinant in implementing innovative teaching methodologies / approaches / techniques inside the classroom such as Activity Based Language Teaching, Training Rural Teachers, Multiple Intelligences and Cognition Based Teaching, VARK Model – Teaching Learning Process, Neuro Linguistic Program, Design Thinking, Outcome Based Teaching, etc. She has published several research papers in international, UGC and Scopus indexed journals. She has published a patent on “Method and System for Career Planning and Guidance”. She has a keen interest in doing the research to take the English Language Teaching to the zenith. She has received several awards at Institute level and National level and the notable among is “Outstanding Teacher Award – 2022” in recognition of her contribution to teaching and research by Research India Foundation. She had experience in the process of Strategy Planning, Ranking and accreditation.


  • 2014: Doctorate in ELT, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.
  • 2011: MA program, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.

Prof. (Dr.) Syed Ahamed S 

Dr Syed Ahamed S is a forward-thinking academician with 20 years of Strong Academic, Research and Administrative experience in managing academic institutions approved by AICTE/ UGC and affiliated to reputed Indian Universities. Board of Studies & Board of Examination member for Bangalore University, Leading Universities and Autonomous Colleges. Experienced in reviewing existing courses, programmes, and restructure, redesign the courses and programmes of the study. Published around 28 research articles in reputed ABDC, UK ABS, Scopus Indexed, UGC Care List, and other high impact factor journals with Taylor and Francis, Emerald, Elsevier and presented papers in various National and International conferences.

Serving as an Editorial Board Member and Reviewer for leading ABDC, Scopus, WOS, UGC CARE Indexed Journals. Attended many FDP/MDP organised by AICTE, ATAL, NITTT, etc. Skilled in Preparing Proposal for funding and Sponsorship. Acted as a Chief/ Additional Superintendent for University Examinations. Experienced in Organizing National, International Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Industrial Visits, FDP & Management Development Programs. Expertise in preparing documents for AICTE Approval, University Affiliation, Research Centre Recognition and Establishing a new Institution. Membership with NIPM, AIMA, AMA, NHRD Chapter-Hosur and other management associations.


  • 2018: Doctorate in Marketing, Management Studies, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India
  • 2013: Master of Philosophy in Management, Bharathiar University, India
  • 2002: Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing, Periyar University, India
  • 2000: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), University of Madras, India.

Few Articles

  • Syed Ahamed Suban, “Bibliometric analysis on Wellness Tourism- Citation and Co-citation Analysis.” International Hospitality Review, Emerald Publishing Ltd, ABDC Category & ABS, April 2022, ISSN:2516-8142, DOI 10.1108/IHR-11-2021-0072.
  • Syed Ahamed Suban, “Wellness tourism: a bibliometric analysis during 1998 – 2021” International Journal of Spa and Wellness, Tailor and Francis, ABDC & WOS Category, August 2022, ISSN: 2472-1743, DOI: 1080/24721735.2022.2107815
  • Syed Ahamed Suban and Kumar Madhan & Shameem Shagirbasha “A bibliometric analysis of halal and Islamic tourism” International Hospitality Review, Emerald Publishing Ltd, ISSN: 2516-8142, ABDC Category & ABS, Sep 2021. DOI 10.1108/IHR-05-2021-0038.
  • Syed Ahamed & Divya H.Maru, “Influence of Controlling measures on Non-Performing assets in Indian Banking Industry- A survey among the selected commercial banks in Bangalore, Karnataka”, Karnataka”, Studies in Indian Place Names, Vol-40-Issue-40-March-2020, ISSN: 2394-3114, PP – 480-486, Impact Factor: 6.3.
  • Syed Ahamed & Anirudh Pareek, “E-CRM Effectiveness on Indian Banking Sector- A Factor Analysis on Effectiveness of E-CRM among The Selected Banks in Bangalore, Karnataka”, Studies in Indian Place Names, Vol-40-Issue-60-March-2020, ISSN: 2394-3114, PP- 3146-3154. Impact Factor: 6.3.
  • Syed Ahamed & Sivaji Samireddy, “Influential factors towards Employee retention and Employee Attrition – An Analytical Survey among the Executives of Matrasses industry, Bangalore”, International Journal of Research and Analytical Review, Volume 6, Issue 2, May 2019, ISSN 2349-5138, PP – 62-72. Impact Factor: 5.75.
  • Syed Ahamed & Md Tipu Sultan, “Customer Perception on Home Loan Finance: An Analytical Study on Influencing factors towards Need for Home Loan in Krishnagiri District, Tamilnadu, India”, International Journal of Research and Analytical Review, Volume 6, Issue 2, May 2019, ISSN 2349-5138, PP – 91- 101. Impact Factor: 5.75.
  • Syed Ahamed. S & A. Ravi, “ A Study on Consumer Behavior towards Store Image and Purchase Intention with reference to Apparel Industry”, International Journal of Research & Scientific Innovation, Volume III, Issue XI, November 2016 ISSN 2321–2705, PP – 33-38. Impact Factor: 3.567.

Prof. (Dr.) G. Rajendra  

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Prof. (Dr.) M. Mahadeva 

Dr. M. Mahadeva has joined IFIM recently as a Professor. He has both teaching and research experience of about two decades and academic administrative experience for over fifteen years. He obtained all three of his degrees from the University of Mysore (1916), including the PhD in Economics (1987- 93) on the theme “Market and Economics” under the guidance of an eminent Economist Professor C.K Renukarya. Since 1992, he was a research faculty of Economics in the Centre for Economic Studies and Research and the Centre for Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation, at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore. During the stint, he was nominated for the five international fellowships awards by the Commonwealth Commission (2008), Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (2001), Indo-Dutch Programme in Alternative Development (1997) and Indian Council for Social Science Research (2010 & 1998). He was a visiting academic fellow in the University of Bristol, UK (December 2008 – April 2009), University of Toronto, Canada (October 2000- January 2001), Institute for Housing and Urban Studies, (December 1997- January 1998), Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands (November-December 2010) and Maison Des Science De L’ Homme, France (December 1998). He served at the Planning Commission of India as the Chairman of the Sub-Committee (Twelfth Five Year Plan), Member of the Working Group (Twelfth Five Year Plan), Member of the Steering Committee (Twelfth Five Year Plan) and Member of the Mid-Term Appraisal (Eleventh Five Year Plan). Also, he was the Director of the Board of Management for State Bank of Mysore (Now SBI) from June 2003- November 2006. He has extensively published targeting the academics and general public, covering the areas of housing poverty and deprivation, housing market and housing development players, financial exclusion and inclusion policies, human settlement in urban and rural contexts of the poor and vulnerable households. Apart from guiding doctoral dissertations in Economics leading to PhDs, he has engaged himself as a subject expert and served in various committees/commissions at the regional and national levels.


  • MA, Ph.D

Prof. (Dr.) N. Ramu 

Dr.N.Ramu holds Ph.D in Psychographics from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. His research interests are psychographics, consumer behaviour, internet consumer behaviour, women consumer behaviour, advertising, and structural equation modeling (SEM). His papers appeared in International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation, International Journal of Business Excellence, Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Environment Perspectives, International Journal of Applied Services Marketing Perspectives and International Journal of Management and Social Sciences and published book chapters. He is a peer reviewer of various Scopus Indexed International and National Journals.


  • 2013: Doctorate in Management, Marketing, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India
  • 2003: Master of Philosophy in Management, Marketing, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India
  • 1997: Master of Business Administration, Marketing and Finance, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, India.
  • 1995: Bachelor of Business Management, Gobi Arts College, Gobichettipalayam, India

Prof. (Dr.) Sridevi Varanasi 

Dr. Sridevi has a work experience of over 22 years in teaching, research, and corporate training and is currently the Dean at IFIM School of Management.

She holds an M.Com and a Ph.D. from Osmania University. Her thesis was “Working of Online trading in Indian Capital Market.” ,2005. Dr.Sridevi is a gold medalist.
At IFIM, she teaches courses like financial statement analysis, Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, and Valuation.

Dr. Sridevi was engaged in a faculty-led research project on “A Study on Total Expense Ratios of Mutual Funds in India,” a report submitted to the regulator. She is associated with leading organizations as a corporate trainer and Subject Matter Expert.

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Prof. Muskan Dargar

Growing up as a child, Muskaan always wanted to be an academician, given the role of an attorney for the mock trial, in her 8th grade is when she realized the importance of legal studies and the thought of pursuing a law degree solidified her mind.

Post her graduation she joined IFIM as Teaching Assistant to the Dean of the institution and a part of the Academics Team. Alongside, she was also assisting the Law School in the Admission Department. She was promoted based on her performance as teaching assistance to Assistant Professor.  Ms. Muskaan loves to interact on topics like – gender justice, religion & law, and constitutional Law.


  • LLM in Corporate and financial Laws from O.P Jindal Global University.
  • LLB from Karnavati University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat


  • 2022: Published an article on ‘Baffling Conundrum between Financial Creditor and Operational Creditor under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016’ Published in IJIRL (ISSN: 2583-0538).
  • 2017: Published an article on ‘Transgender Identity: Socio legal position in the district of Gandhinagar’ with the aid of an Empirical Research Study conducted by Unitedworld School of Law, Karnavati University.

Prof. Bhoomika Saxena

Ms. Bhoomika Saxena has completed her master’s degree (LL.M.) from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad with specialization in Intellectual Property Rights. She has completed her bachelor’s degree (B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)) from Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad with Criminal Law specialization and has obtained outstanding grades. She has worked as a Legal Advisor at Singhania and Co. LLP. Her primary areas of interest include Intellectual Property Law, Criminal Law, Environment Law and Family Law.

Presently, she is chairing Intellectual Property Rights Clinic (IFIM-IPR Clinic) and Research Center, along with being a Faculty Co-ordinator of Placement & Internships Committee and Social Immersion Program. In addition to her professional achievements, she has authored multiple research papers and has publications in reputed law journals.

Prof. Harsh Vardhan Tiwari

Harsh Vardhan Tiwari is a National Law University graduate (RGNUL, Punjab) specializing in Political Science and Criminal Law and a postgraduate from Buckingham Law School in International Commercial Law, currently pursuing his Ph.D. (Law) from Bennett University.

He has been the Executive Editor of RGNUL Student Research Review, and a member of the Centre for Energy Law, the Center for Consumer Law, and Advocacy, along with the Center for Labour Laws. He was also part of the Quiz Cell (Literary and Debate Committee) of RGNUL.

Over the last 4.5 years, he has mentored over 5000 law school aspirants across the country. He has spoken with more than 10,000 law school aspirants on Law as a Career. He has worked as Project Lead (Maverick) at LawSikho, Head of Operation at CLAT Path, Legal Faculty at CLAT Possible, Educator at Unacademy, Head (CLAT Vertical) at Pahuja Law Academy, and Content Creator at Legal Edge & Toprankers. He worked with the Admissions and Outreach Team at O. P Jindal Global University, where he spearheaded LLM Admissions and set new records.

Currently, he is working as Chairperson, of Admissions at IFIM Institutions, having been promoted from Assistant Dean, Assistant Professor, and Associate Director of Admissions and Outreach after setting new LLB admission records at IFIM Law School.

Why did he choose the Education Service? At age 21, he realized my passion for education, shaping students’ careers, and being in the teaching-learning ecosystem. The love for the same thing lives and keeps improving.


  • LLB (Hons.), RGNUL, Punjab
  • LLM in International and Commercial Law, University of Buckingham
  • D., Pursuing, Bennett University


Prof. Ananyo Mitra

Mr. Ananyo Mitra is a passionate legal researcher and educator. He has completed his LL.M degree in Public International Law from Queen Mary, University of London (Batch of 2018) and his BBA. LLB from School of Law, KIIT University (Batch of 2017). He has worked and interned in reputed research organizations, PSUs and law firms such as Indian Law Institute, The Indian Society of International Law (ISIL), Asian African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO), Coal India Ltd. & Fox & Mandal, Solicitors & Advocates, to name a few. Before joining IFIM Law School in the year 2019, Mr. Mitra was researching with Prof. Manoj Kumar Sinha, Director, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi.

He has a flair for writing and has published various articles and chapters in legal journals and books. His research areas include international law, environmental law, criminal law, jurisprudence, and human rights law.


  • 2018: Master of Laws (LL.M) in Public International Law (Class of 2018) from Queen Mary University of London, England, United Kingdom.

  • 2017: BBA.LLB with Honours in International Law (2012-2017) from School of Law, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India.

Prof. Rishabh Bhandari

Rishabh has taught Law of Contracts I, Law of Contracts II and Constitutional Law II. And currently, he is teaching Constitutional Law I, Administrative Law and Social Immersion Program.

At IFIM Law School, Rishabh has chaired the Social Immersion Program; has contributed to Admissions and Outreach and has also worked as the Executive Editor for IFIM Law School’s Newsletter.

As a Faculty Member for the Centre for Alternate Dispute Resolution, he has been an active member of the organising committee for Concordat 2.0, the national ADR Fest of IFIM Law School. He is also a part of IFIM Law School’s committee for organising Kanyathon, 2023, which is the annual event of IFIM Institutions and Vijaybhoomi University, organised to support the cause of upliftment of the girl child.

Before joining IFIM Law School, Rishabh worked as the Course Faculty for Into Legal World’s Certification Course on Law of Contracts, aimed at PCS-J aspirants.

As an Associate Editor for RMLNLU Law Review, Vol. VI, Rishabh has also edited and reviewed important research articles and case comments.

He takes interest in Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Human Rights Law, Environment Law and Contracts Law.

And, when he is not reading about the law, he can be found following his passion for psychology, cinema and music.


  • 2021: LLM in Constitutional and Administrative Law from Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Lucknow.
  • 2020: B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.