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Research in Commerce

Research in Commerce

List of Guides & their expertise Name of Research Guide Email ID Research Interests
1. Dr. P. Narayan Reddy Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Disruptive Innovations in Management
2. Dr. Shinu Abhi Leadership, entrepreneurship and marketing
3. Dr.Subramanyam Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship, Accounting & Finance.
4. Dr. Vani Ramesh Human Resources management, consumer behavior
5. Dr. Harini Macro and Micro economics, Managerial economics
6. Dr. Ruchi Gupta Financial Management, Financial services, Investment Management and Costing
7. Dr. Lokanath Reddy Accounting and finance
8. Dr. Arun Kumar Accounting and Finance

Research Facilities

The main objective of the Research initiatives in the School of Commerce and Management is to develop a conducive research and innovation oriented environment. The facilities available in the school to enable the research guides and scholars devote their time and efforts into inventing new thoughts, concepts and SMART business strategies are:

Business Lab

A business lab is created in the school of commerce and management with appropriate tools and resources for research and innovation. The business lab has well maintained computer systems with updated tools and software to enable statistical data analysis and data modeling. The systems have tools like SPSS and Advanced Microsoft Excel to enable such business analytical work.


REVA Academy for Corporate Excellence (RACE) works in close co-operation with the School of Commerce and Management to build relationships with the Industry. Industry interactions and collaborations enable the research guides and scholars to acquire first hand information from the corporate for up-to date research and innovations, analyze and develop SMART business strategies. Industry collaborations have enabled the research group in our School to build various real-life case studies on various well-known business of India Inc.

Details of Guides and Co-guide allotted for Ph. D. Scholars

Sl.No. Discipline Registration Number  Name of The Candidate Name of the Internal  Name of the External Guide Topic
Batch - I          
1 Commerce R14PCM01 R. Parvathi Dr.Veena Angadi Dr.K.S.Gopala Krishna “Customer satisfaction towards Mobile services and Mobile Apps in M-commerce -      Comparative study on selected Companies in Karnataka."
2 Commerce R14PCM02 Gattamraju Sreelatha Dr.Ruchi Gupta Dr.K.S.Gopala Krishna “Customer satisfaction in e-banking :Comparative study in  selected banks in South Bangalore in Karnataka State .”
4 Commerce R14PCM04 Ramanatha H.R. Dr.Ruchi Gupta Dr.U.N.Lakshman An Evaluation of Mergers and Acquisitions on Shareholders Value Creation – A Study of Selected Mergers & Acquisitions in India
5 Commerce R14PCM05 Shubha A P.N.Reddy   Impact of Television Commercials on the Social and moral behavior of Indian Viewers- A Comparative study between Rural and Urban, Bengaluru , Karnataka
6 Commerce R14PCM07 Suman P M Dr.M.Subramanyam   Financial Inclusion Through Micro Finance – A study on sustainability of SHG’s member with reference to Tumakur District.
Batch - II        
1 Commerce R15PCM01 AROKIARAJ NICHOLOS FERROK Dr.Ruchi Gupta Dr. BINOY MATHEW A study on financial management practices and profitability of MSME in Bengaluru North.
2 Commerce R15PCM02 Badarinath P G Dr.P.N.Reddy Dr. D S Prathima Corporate Social responsibility of Bangalore Banks-A Study of five Nationalized Banks
3 Commerce R15PCM03 G KIRAN Dr.M.Subramanyam - Financial performance of food processing industry A Comparative study of select companies in karnataka
4 Commerce R15PCM04 K R Pundareeka Vittala Dr.Subramanyam Dr.K.M.Manjunath,Vijayanagara College,Hospet An Analysis of India's Currency derivative Market
5 Commerce R15PCM05 LAVANYA K  N Dr.Shinu  Dr. S. Ramesh A study of the Impact of technology in banking on financial inclusion in rural karnataka
6 Commerce R15PCM06 MAMATHA S Dr.M.Subramanyam - Role of financial inclusion in Women Empowerment:A Comparative study in Ramanagara and Mandya Districts
7 Commerce R15PCM07 Manoj Kumar J Dr.Shinu  Dr. BHAVANI A study on cusomer relationship management (CRM) in E-Tailing Relating to Bangalore
8 Commerce R15PCM08 MUSARRAT ARA Dr.subramanuyam Dr.Himachalam Raju Not Submitted
9 Commerce R15PCM09 RAJESHWARI P T  Dr.Vani Ramesh - A study on Green HR Practicies in IT Sector and its effective implementation and sustainability of of organizational performance
10 Commerce R15PCM10 Raji Pillai Dr.Ruchi Gupta - Not Submitted
11 Commerce R15PCM11 Raveendranath B V - Dr.U.N.Lakshman Discontinue
12 Commerce R15PCM12 SANTHOSH KUMAR K L Dr.Vani Ramesh - Strategic Human resource Management practices and organizational performance: An Indian IT -SMEs Perspective
13 Commerce R15PCM13 SHALINI B Dr.M.Subramanyam - Corporate Governance Disclosure practices and Corporate performance in select BSE Listed Companies in india

Research Publications

a. Journals
International Journal publications
  • Dr.Subramanyam, Corporate Social Responsibility Practices in Indian Companies – A Case of India, October, Vol-1 Issue-4 2015, IJARIIE-ISSN (O)-2395-4396, PP-620-627./li>
  • Dr.Subramanyam ,Application and Impact of Human Resource Accounting in Educational Sector – A Study of with special reference to educational Institutions.January, Vol-I 2016, IJRCMEAS- ISSN – 2454 – 6593, PP-44-47./li>
  • Dr.Subramanyam, Financial Inclusion through Pradhan Mantri Jan -Dhan Yojana, Vol.III, Issue No.4, Jan - March 2016, Primax International Journal of Commerce and Management Research, ISSN: 2321-3612.PP.36-42./li>
  • Dr.Subramanian, Corporate governance fraud detection from annual reports using big data analytics, Int.J.Big Data Intelligence, Vol.3, No.1, pp.51–60, 2016.Print ISSN: 2053-1389 Online ISSN: 2053-1397,2016/li>
    b. National Journals
  • Dr.Subramanyam: Corporate Governance Practices in IT sector in India : A Case Study of Tata Consultancy Services. Volume 10, Issue I January – June 2016, SAMSMRITI, SAMS Journal- ISSN -0976-304X.
  • c. Book Publications:
  • Subramanyam (2016) Convergence of International Financial Reporting Standards: An Analysis of Issues in Developed and Developing Economies, Springer Publication, IFRSs in a Global World (Chapter 15) ISBN-978-3-319-28223-7.

Thrust Areas of Research

The main focal areas of the research and innovations in the School of Commerce and Management are Leadership and Entrepreneurship. We have special initiatives to design novel interventions and models on current trends in leadership and entrepreneurship development. With this motive we have also extended our efforts into enhancing the activities of our Entrepreneurship Development Cell with special Entrepreneurship Development Programs been designed to motivate and mould our graduates as future entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. We have focused our attention on creating a special network for Start-ups in order to enhance our research culture in that direction.

Research and Innovation
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Faculty/Research scholars pursuing research

There are around 49 research scholars enrolled in the School of Commerce and management in two successive batches. Around 16 faculty are pursuing their PhD and a few of them have shortly submitted their thesis.

Workshops/Conferences conducted

Apart from the regular PhD course work offered for 6 months to the PhD enrolled research scholars in the School of Commerce and Management by eminent experts from the Academia and Industry, the School has organized various workshops and conferences in the last one year. Workshops on 'R' and SPSS tools has been offered to all research scholars