Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance

 Symbiosis International University
(Established under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, by notification No. F.9-12/2001-U3 Government of India)
Re-accredited by NAAC with “A” Grade

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Core Faculty


  1. Dr. Manisha Ketkar
  2. Dr. Deepa Gupta
  3. Dr. Bindya Kohli
  4. Dr. Dilip Ambarkhane
  5. Dr. Deepa Pillai
  6. Mrs. Trupti R Bhosale
  7. Mr. Ardhendu Shekhar Singh
  8. Mrs. Jyoti Kappal
  9. Kanika Kapahi
  10. Dr Shailesh Natu

prof manisha ketkar

Dr. Manisha Ketkar
Director and Professor

PhD, FCMA, MBS

Dr. Manisha Ketkar, Director Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance is a Commerce graduate and a Fellow Cost Accountant (FCMA). She has also done her Master’s in Business Studies (MBS) from the University of Pune.

She has done her PhD in 'Study of supply risk management practices' with Symbiosis International University under the guidance of Dr. O. S. Vaidya from IIM Lucknow. Dr. Ketkar has presented papers in International Conferences and also has some published papers to her credit.

Dr. Ketkar has more than 25 years of experience. She has handled the operations of a business unit of a pharmaceutical multinational for over 16 years before her passion for teaching made her join Symbiosis in 2006. Her areas of expertise are Cost & Management Accounting and Supply Chain Management.

Dr. Ketkar is acknowledged for her interactive teaching approach. Along with academics, she is also known for her innovative approach to improvements, from student related matters to process re-engineering.

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dr deepa gupta

Dr. Deepa Gupta
Deputy Director and Associate Professor

Phd, NET, M.A.(Economics), B.Com

Dr. Deepa Gupta is working as an Associate Professor at Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance. Her area of specialization is Economics with particular interest in International Economics. She is a Doctorate from M.S.University, Baroda, UGC-NET qualified.

Dr. Deepa Gupta carries over 20 years of academic experience. Prior to joining Symbiosis she had been associated with M.S. University, Baroda.

She has edited a book and has research articles in International Economics.

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dr bindya kohli

Dr. Bindya Kohli
Associate Professor

Ph.D, MBA (Finance), MFC, UGC-NET

Dr. Bindya Kohli is working as an Associate Professor at Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance since 2011. Her area of specialisation is Finance with particular interest in Security Analysis and Portfolio Management. Her qualifications include Ph.D and MBA (Finance) from University of Jammu, MFC from Panjab University and UGC-NET. Dr.Kohli is recognised as a Ph.D Guide under Symbiosis International University and is also a member of Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress (erstwhile Indian Tourism Congress).

Dr. Bindya Kohli carries over 14 years of academic experience. Prior to joining Symbiosis she had been associated with University of Jammu, ICFAI National College and two private Management Institutes.  In 2003, Dr. Kohli was conferred the “Best Teacher Award”.

She has authored research papers in the areas of Banking, Finance and CRM which have been  published in journals  and edited books.

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dr dilip ambarkhane

Dr. Dilip Ambarkhane
Associate Professor

Ph.D. M.B.A. (Finance) M.Sc. (Mathematics) CAIIB

Dr. Dilip Ambarkhane Ph.D. (Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune), and alumni of I.I.T. (Bombay) is working as Associate Professor at Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance. He is also working as Visiting Faculty at University of Pune and National Institute of Bank Management, Pune. He has 36 years of experience in a Public Sector Bank with experience of more than a decade in Senior Management position. He was Head of the Banks Training Centre and has worked at senior positions in corporate office and zonal offices. He has also worked on several committees of the bank. He has wide experience in development finance and Financial Inclusion is his area of interest. He has published five research papers and has given numerous invited talks on the subject.

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dr deepa pillai

Dr. Deepa Pillai
Associate Professor

Ph.D., ACMA, M.Com, UGC- NET

Dr. Deepa Pillai is working as Associate Professor. She is an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Post Graduate in Commerce and Ph.D. from University of Pune and also a certified balanced scorecard trainer.

She has a teaching experience of more than 11 years for management courses in subjects like Management Accounting, Financial Management, Taxation and Corporate Finance.

Her research area of interest are Banking, Financial and Cost Management, she has completed research project under the RBI Faculty Scholarship Scheme and has contributed research papers in varied refereed journals. She has written a book on Corporate Finance for MBA Course under Savitribai Phule Pune University.

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prof trupti r bhosale

Mrs. Trupti R Bhosale
Assistant Professor

MBA (Finance), B.Sc. (Statistics Hons.), UGC - NET

Mrs. Trupti Bhosale is working as an Assistant Professor in Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance since its inception year 2010. She is a science graduate with Statistics honours and has done her MBA in Finance, both from University of Pune. She is UGC-NET qualified and is pursuing PhD in Management from Symbiosis International University.
She carries over 8 years of academic experience and 3 years of industry experience. Her areas of expertise are Statistics, Quantitative Techniques and Operations Research.

She has authored research papers in the areas of Finance which have been published in The Institute of Cost Accountants of India and other reputed journals. Her area of research includes Foreign Exchange and International Trade.

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prof ardhendu shekhar singh

Mr. Ardhendu Shekhar Singh
Assistant Professor

MBA, Fellow (IRMA)

Ardhendu Shekhar Singh, Fellow (IRMA) is Assistant Professor at Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance. His research interest lies in the area of non-profit marketing and development finance. He has published papers in international journals like qualitative market research: an international journal, International Journal of Business and Globalisation etc. and has presented in many international conferences like Strategic Management Society (SMS). He has also contributed as adhoc reviewer for international conferences like American Marketing Association (AMA), Academy of Management (AoM), and international journals like Journal of International Marketing, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, NVSQ, VOLUNTAS etc.

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Jyoti Kappal

Ms. Jyoti Kappal
Adjunct Faculty

Qualification: MPM, PGPM, Training Diploma, B. Com, MFDM, CAIIB (I)

Experience: 12 Years (Academics & Industry)

Specialization: Banking

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Kanika Kapahi

Ms. Kanika Kapahi
Adjunct Faculty

Qualification: B. Com, PGDBM

Experience: 8 Years (Academics & Industry)

Specialization: Banking And Wealth Management

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shailesh natu

Dr.Shailesh Natu
Head – Centre for Corporate Interface

Ph.D., M.B.S., P.G.D.B.M., M.C.S., B.C.S.

Dr Shailesh Natu is a double post graduate. He has done his Master’s in Business Studies and Master’s in Computer Science from University of Pune. He has done her Ph.D. from University of Pune in the topic “Study and Evaluation of HR Retention Strategies in IT Companies”. Dr Natu has presented and published research papers and articles in International and National journals.

Dr Natu has more than 16 years of experience out of which 13 years is in the area of Software Development, Client Management, Delivery and Project Management and 3 years is in Education and Training field. He has earned international titles Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Project Management Professional (PMP), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3 foundation.

He is a faculty for Certificate Programme in Banking, Finance and Insurance (CPBFI) program at English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis (ELTIS). He is acknowledged for his activity based learning approach and ‘learning by doing’ method.

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Visiting Faculty

Mr. Aniruddha Chine

Qualification:
Mcom, ACS, ACSI(UK), PGDM

Specialization:
Project - Infrastructure Finance

Experience:
20Years

Mr. Sameer Gunjal

Qualification:
FRM- II, CFA Level-III, Diploma in Investment Analysis, PGDIM,BE(Mechanic)

Specialization:
Financial Markets

Experience:
9 yrs. (Industrial)
8 yrs. (Academic)

Mr.S.K.Vaze

Qualification:
B.Sc., C.A.I.I.B

Specialization:
FOREX & Treasury Management

Experience:
27 yrs. (Industrial) 

15 yrs. (Academic)

 Mr.G V Subba Rao

Qualification:
B.com ; MBA; CAIIB ; P G Dip. In Industrial relations and personnel management;

Diploma in Computer applications in Banking.

Specialization:
Risk Management

Experience:
20 Years (Academics)

 Mr. Chandrashekhar Kartha

Qualification:
MBA(Finance & Stratrgy), B.Tech(ECE), PGDBM

Specialization:
Investment Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions

Experience:
7 years (Industrial)

Mr. Dhananjay Bapat

Qualification:

B.E.,M.B.A

Specialization: 

General Management, Strategic Management

Experience:
38 yrs. (Industrial) 
27 yrs. (Academic)

Mr. Rakesh Das

Qualification: 

PGDM

Specialization: 

Business Analytics

Experience:
7 yrs. (Industrial) 

 

 

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