K J Somaiya Institute of Management has been the Ph.D. Research Center of University of Mumbai and SNDT Women's University since December 2005. Till date, the Institute's Ph.D. research centre has produced 50 Ph.D. Scholars.

 

The list of Ph.D. Scholars and their research thesis are as follows:

Sr.no. Name of the Candidate Registration No. & Date Topic Approval Letter No. & Date                      Topic Name of the Guide Remark University
1 Smt. Uma G. Bhushan (30/10/2009) 4/28-11-2006 No.Th./11109 of 2006 dated 8th November, 2006 Excellent public relations and organizational Effectiveness - A study of the Indian Industry Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
2 Shri Chandrasekhar Natarajan (15/02/2010) 6/12-01-2007 No.Th./11939 of 2006 dated 2nd December, 2006 FDI in Healthcare Retail and its impact on employment in India Dr. S.N.V. Sivakumar Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
3 Shri Iyengar Srinivasan Raghupathy (08/06/2010) 7/12-01-2007 No.Th./12120 of 2006 dated 6th December, 2006 Customer Behavior at shopping mall and developing model for consumer decision style Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
4 Smt. Shanti Suresh (Change of Institute & Guide) (03/09/2010) 1(a)/22-02-2005 No.Th./17713 of 2004 dated 24th December, 2004 Corporate Governance and Organizational performance Dr. S.N.V. Sivakumar Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
5 Smt. Reena Mehta (17/01/2011) RRC-26/2008-09/417 dated September 6, 2008 RRC-26/2008-09/417 dated September 6, 2008 Study the Corporate Social Responsibility Practiced by Women Entrepreneurs in India Prof. (Dr.) P.V. Narasimham Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
6 Shri Rudra Sumanta (27/01/2011) 1/28-11-2006 No.Th./11188 of 2006 dated 8th November, 2006 Role of corporate reputation in building and proving competitive advantage to brand in Indian Market Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
7 Smt. Iyer Radha Shyam (7/10/2011) RRC:26/2006-07/110 dated July 7, 2006 RRC:26/2006-07/110 dated July 7, 2006 Training Development of Employees in the Child Health & Education in the NGO Sector Dr. Neelam Lal Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
8 Smt. Anjali Chopra (14/5/2012) RRC-26/2006-07/30 dated April 20, 2007 RRC-26/2006-07/30 dated April 20, 2007 An Analysis of Indian Retail Sector - An Econometric Approach Dr. S.N.V. Siva Kumar Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
9 Smt. Sarangi Swatee (30/05/2012) RRC-26/2009-10/901 dated January 20, 2010 RRC-26/2009-10/901 dated January 20, 2010 Impact of Organizational Culture and Communication on Employee Engagement Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
10 Smt. Bhagyalakshmi V. (11/06/2012) RRC-26/2008-09/120 dated June 2, 2008 RRC-26/2008-09/120 dated June 2, 2008 Effect of Branding on Marketing of Banking Services in India Dr. S.C. Ghai Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
11 Smt. Shetty Vinaya Vasu (01/07/2012) RRC:26/2006-07/110 dated July 7, 2006 RRC:26/2006-07/110 dated July 7, 2006 Strategie Human Resource Planning the Systems Thinking Approach. Dr. Neelam Lal Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
12 Shri Parameswaran M.G. (17/07/2012) 15/18-08-2008 No.Th./9251 of 2008 dated 8th July, 2008 Effect and Impact of Religious Factors on Consumer Behaviour Decisions with respect to purchase of consumer durables Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
13 Shri Jha Devendranath G. (12/10/2012) 13/20-06-2008 No.Th./5115 of 2008 dated 9th May, 2008 A Study of changes in ITES (Information Technology enabled services) sector and their impact on employees' perception and HR processes. Dr. Neelam Lal Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
14 Shri Joshi Madhav (02/05/2013) 5/12-01-2007 No.Th./11274 of 2006 dated 10th November, 2006 Study and development of Integrated Channel models and appropriate marketing mix for commercial nutritional products in India Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
15 Smt. Jidda Rabiya Tarannum Hafiz (18/07/2013) RRC-26/2008-09/105 dated May 26, 2008 RRC-26/2008-09/105 dated May 26, 2008 Effect of Employee Engagement Practice on Attrition with respect to Sales Employees in the Indian Business Scenario. Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
16 Shri Salunke Suresh Tulshiram (02/08/2013) 21/08-07-2010 No.Th./6791 of 2010 dt. 14/06/2010 To Study Product life cycle of new product launch & its Success in an Industrial Market Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
17 Shri Narayan Hariharan (23/09/2013) 19/25-03-2009 No.Th./5013 of 2008 dated 7th May, 2008 Satisfaction in Aviation industry Dr. Neelam Lal Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
18 Smt. Sanjiwani Kumar (05/02/2014) RRC-26/2008-09/417 dated September 6, 2008 RRC-26/2008-09/417 dated September 6, 2008 Brand Building and Positioning with Reference to Pharmaceutical Industry Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
19 Smt. K. S. Ranjani (07/02/2014) RRC-26/2007-08/400 dated October 7, 2009 RRC-26/2007-08/400 dated October 7, 2009 Role and Impact of Commercial Microfinance Institutions in Financial Inclusion in India Dr. Pankaj Trivedi Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
20 Smt. Rao Sujata Satyanarayan (28/05/2014) RRC:26/2006-07/110 dated July 7, 2006 RRC:26/2006-07/110 dated July 7, 2006 Using IT and IT Strategies for Sustainable Competitive Advantage for Indian SME's Dr. S.N.V. Siva Kumar Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
21 Shri Sarnahbar Roy (16/04/2014) 10/19-04-2007 No.Th./11185 of 2006 dated 8th November, 2006 Roadmap for Debt market evolution in India with emphasis on corporate bond pricing Dr. B. Bhatia Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
22 Shri N.S. Nilakantan (11/12/2014) 18/12-02-2009 No.Th/1766 of 2009 dated 2nd January, 2009 Strategies for option derivatives : an analysis of empirical models in the U.S. and India Dr. B. Bhatia Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
23 Shri Natu Atul Anand (18/02/2015) 22/14-07-2010 No.Th./6793 of 2010 dt. 14/06/2010 To develop Consumer Behavior Models & understanding critical determinants of retail patronage for Durable Products. Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
24 Shri Galande Sudhir Mukund (11/06/2015) 2/28-11-2006 No.Th./11182 of 2006 dated 8th November, 2006 Corporate Governance in Indian Commercial Banks Dr. S.N.V. Sivakumar Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
25 Shri Kanjer Hanif (26/08/2015) 25/12-06-2012 Th./ICD/2012-13/376 dated 27/04/2012 Strategy for adoption of internet banking amongst young, educated, urban consumers Dr. Pankaj Trivedi Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
26 Smt. Gupta Neha (11/02/2016) 34/05-04-2013 Th./ICD/2012-13/6285 dated 08/02/2013 Effectiveness of Innovative Delivery Channels on Marketing of Banking Products and Services by Public Sector Banks of India. Dr. Vandana Tandon Khanna Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
27 Smt. Raje Archana Tushar (08/03/2016) RRC-26/2009-10/901 dated January 20, 2010 RRC-26/2009-10/901 dated January 20, 2010 Impact of Technology Readiness and E-Service Quality on E-Shopping behaviour Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
28 Smt. Sindhu Singh (23/03/2016) RRC-26/2009-10/901 dated January 20, 2010 RRC-26/2009-10/901 dated January 20, 2010 Impact of Consumer Adoption, Trust and Security Challenges on Mobile Banking: An Indian Study Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
29 Shri Amin Parag (29/03/2016) 31/29-11-2012 Th./ICD/2012-13/1572 dated 14/06/2012 Role of IT enabled interactivity in contemporary marketing for customer satisfaction - A study on Banking Services. Dr. S.N.V. Siva Kumar Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
30 Smt. Jaya Iyer (29/03/2016) RRC-26/2009-10/901 dated January 20, 2010 RRC-26/2009-10/901 dated January 20, 2010 The Impact of E-Governance in Public Utility Servic Sector in India Dr. R.K. Srivastava Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
31 Shri Chithur Devraj R. (04/04/2016) 37/05-04-2013 Th./ICD/2012-13/6287 dated 08/02/2013 Risks and Challenges in Pharmaceutical Outbound Supply Chain. Dr. Satish Ailawadi Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
32 Smt. Bhargavi Jayanthi (07/04/2016) RRC-26/2006-07/30 dated April 20, 2007 RRC-26/2006-07/30 dated April 20, 2007 Outward foreign direct investment from India : Measurement, Analysis and policy options Dr. S.N.V. Sivakumar Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
33 Smt. Rupali Kishore Gadkari (21/04/2016) RRC-26/2006-07/30 dated April 20, 2007 RRC-26/2006-07/30 dated April 20, 2007 Role of Micro Finance in Entrepreneurial Development Dr. Ailawadi Satish Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
34 Smt. P.S. Raghu Kumari (07/07/2016) 35/05-04-2013 Th./ICD/2012-13/3878 dated 08/10/2012 A study on critical criateria for getting credit by SMEs from bank in Mumbai Dr. Pankaj Trivedi Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
35 Smt. Savyanavar Mrinal Chandrakant (07-03-2017) 36/05-04-2013 Th./ICD/2012-13/6286 dated 08/02/2013 Strategies for performance improvement of Microfinance providers in Sangli District. Dr. Pankaj Trivedi Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
36 Shri Mollavarapu R. (25/04/2017) 16/15-01-2009 No.Th./993 of 2008 dated 22nd January, 2008 Monetary Policy, Interest Rates and Economic Activity: A case study of India Dr. S.N.V. Sivakumar Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
37 Shri Rao Mohan (31/07/2017) 27/27-06-2012 Th./ICD/2012-13/932 dated 22/05/2012 Study of consumer perception experience and expectations of after sales servic for select white goods Dr. S.N.V. Sivakumar Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
38 Shri Singh Hardeep Pal Amolak (28/09/2017) 45/23-05-2014 Th./ICD/2014-15/367 dtd. 17-04-2014 Adoption of Healthy Food Choices among Urban Indians - A Consumer Behavior Study Dr. Monica Khanna Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
39 Smt. Bhatia Shipra (18/12/2017) 42/29-05-2013 Th./ICD/2012-13/7434 dated 26/03/2013 A comparative Study of Store Choice Criteria for Women Consumers in Mumbai Dr. Vandana Tandon Khanna Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
40 Smt. Jadhav Vilasini Prashant (29/12/2017) 40/10-04-2013 Th./ICD/2012-13/7328 dated 21/03/2013 A Study on the Factors which Influence online buying behaviour among the college Students in Mumbai Dr. Monica Khanna Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
41 Smt. Deepti Shinde (29/01/2018) Ref.No.Acad./RRC-64/2016-17/735 dt. 27th July, 2016 Ref.No.Acad./RRC-64/2016-17/735 dt. 27th July, 2016 A Study of the Moderating Role of Emotional Intelligence of Leaders on Subordinate Wellbing Dr. Preeti Rawat Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
42 Smt. Neerja Ashish Kashive (29/06/2018) 49/26-08-2014 Th./ICD/2014-15/1402 dated 10/06/2014 Impact of Employer and Employee Branding on Organizational Attractiveness and Firm Performance in I.T. Sector in Mumbai Dr. Vandana Tandon Khanna Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
43 Smt. Rajani Palak Vivek (12/07/2018) 30/24-08-2012 Th./ICD/2012-13/1659 dated 19/06/2012 Business Strategy for wealth management company for client retention Dr. Pankaj Trivedi Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
44 Smt. Bakshi Smita Ramakrishna (25/02/2019) 46/24-07-2014 Th./ICD/2014-15/374 dated 19/04/2014 A Study of the Prospects and challenges for select commercial banks for financial inclusion in Thane District of Maharashtra Dr. Pankaj Trivedi Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
45 Smt. Vatharkar Poonam Shripad (19/03/2019) 48/26-08-2014 Th./ICD/2014-15/1403 dated 10/06/2014 Impact of Role Overload & Professional Empowerment on Perceived Work Life Balance of Single v/s Dual Income Couples in Mumbai. Dr Meenakshi Agarwal Gupta Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
46 Shri Gorugantu Bhaskar (11-04-2019) 54/25-01-2016 Th./ICD/2015-16/5385 dtd. 15/10/2015 Foreign exchange risk management regulatory measureds and their impacts on currency volatility in India Dr. S.N.V. Siva Kumar Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
47 Smt. Kanabar Kavita Deepak (02-05-2019) 39/10-04-2013 Th./ICD/2012-13/6289 dated 08/02/2013 Analyzing Strategic Inbound Supply Chain Issues in Indian Pharmaceutical Sector Dr. Satish Ailawadi Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
48 Smt. Sayed Gazia Jamil (19-07-2019) 38/05-04-2013 Th./ICD/2012-13/6288 dated 08/02/2013 The role of Microfinance in poverty reduction and the expectations of Micro-Enterprises from Microfinance Institutions : A study of Microfinance Institutions and Micro-Enterprises in Mumbai (Maharashtra). Dr. Pankaj Trivedi Degree Awarded University of Mumbai
49 Smt. Latha Lakshminarayan (16/11/2019) Ref.No.Acad./RRC-64/2016-17/729 dt. 27th July, 2016 Ref.No.Acad./RRC-64/2016-17/729 dt. 27th July, 2016 Impact of Cost Management Systems and Practices on Performance of Indian SMEs in the Manufacturing Sector Dr. Ranjitkumar Patnaik Degree Awarded S.N.D.T. Women's University
50 Shri Makhija Harnesh Srichand (28-10-2021) 52/18-06-2015 Th./ICD/2015-16/952 dtd. 20/05/2015 Study to determine effectiveness of predicting shareholders returns through value-based and accounting-based measures: Indian evidence Dr. Pankaj Trivedi Degree Awarded University of Mumbai