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1. Name            : Dean Dr. Ashwin Purohit

Designation  : Dean of Commerce Faculty

Qualification : M.Com, M. Phil, Ph. D.

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Dr. Ashwin Purohit has more than 33 years of teaching experience in management institutes of national repute. His academic career started with undergraduate institute B. J. Vanijya Mahavidhyalayaaffiliated to the Sardar Patel University where he was actively involved in teaching, training, institute building and strategic administration for 29 years. He held several prestigious academic and administrative positions in Sardar Patel University. He initiated and coordinated scores of national level seminars and workshops for students as well as faculty members. As a recognized post-graduate teacher of Sardar Patel University in the faculty of Management, he headed numerous academic and administrative committees of strategic importance. He held many positions like treasurer and Secretary of Sardar Patel University Area Teachers’ Association for many yearsHe wasa Senate Member of Sardar Patel University for two terms (1987 to 1992 and 1997 to 2002).  He has been the senate member of Gujarat University for two terms. He has contributed four books in different areas of Management which are extensively used as text or reference books across Universities in Gujarat. He had been the Principal of  H.A. College of Commerce (GLS) for three years. Under his leadership, the college initiated several new courses and co-curricular & developmental activities which are well taken by the student community. Since August 2011 he has taken over the S.M. Patel Institute of Commerce (GLS) as a Principal. Under his leadership the Institute has won many academic and non-academic honours. He is a post graduate in commerce specializing in cost accounting. He holds Masters in Philosophy in Commerce. And he also holds a doctorate in the subject of Financial Management. His teaching and research interest are Financial Management & Corporate Financial Reporting.

2. Name            :  Dr. M. E. Jokhi

Designation  : Vice Principal

Qualification : M.Com, C.A., I.C.W.A., Ph.D.
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CA M.E.Jokhi has over 13 years of academic experience. His educational qualifications are M.Com, C.A. & I.C.W.A.  He is also pursuing PhD. His areas of interest are Taxation, Cost & Management Accountancy.  He is actively involved in teaching students pursuing CA/CS/ICWA courses.  He is a visiting faculty at Ahmedabad Chapter of ICAI. He is the co-ordinator at GLS Centre for Professional Studies. He was a Visiting faculty at ICFAI, ICSI, K.S. School of Mgmt, SLIMS. 

He has presented several research papers at national & international seminars / conferences. Twice he has won the best paper award at National conference. His papers have been published in journal of national repute. He has been invited by Ahmedabad Branch of Chartered Accounting Institute and Cost Accounting Institute several times as Resource person. He has severed as a Track Chair at National Level Conference. He is actively involved in writing books for graduate students. He is a member of the editorial team of ‘GLS Voice’, a monthly newspaper of GLS.  At SMPIC he is a member of Examination Committee, Academic Committee and looks after annual college magazine “PRISM”. 

  • ACCOUNTS, COMMERCE AND TAXATION DEPARTMENT
3. Name            :  Rajul Goenka

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M. Com, M. Phil, Ph.D.(pursuing)

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She is one of the seniormost faculty at SMPIC. She has a 15 years  of teaching experience. She is with SMPIC since 1999 right from its inception. She is keenly interested in Accounts, Finance and management. She has attended various seminars at State and National levels and presented Research papers.

She is member of the Examination Committee and renders her services at the Time Table  committee. She is a Fine Arts enthusiast and looks after activities like painting, cartooning, collage, rangoli etc. at the zonal & inter zonal youth festivals and other inter college  competitions.

4. Name            :  Bimal Solanki

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Com , M.Phil, Ph.D.(pursuing)

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He has total 19 years of experience and is one of the most experienced faculties at SMPIC. He is with the institute right from its inception in 1999. He has done his Masters in Commerce and M.Phil. in Accountancy. He is the incharge faculty of the Post Graduation department and has successfully completed a tenure as PG incharge for 8 years in continuation. He has attended and presented papers at several seminars and conferences. He has co-authored numerous books on accounts and management. At SMPIC, he is member of the examination committee and looks after cultural activity committee of western dance and fashion show.

5. Name            :  Dr. Sneha Kanaiyalal Master

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Com, M.Phil., B.Ed., LLB, CA,                                   Ph.D.
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She is associated with SMPIC since its inception. She has over 14 years of experience as a Commerce faculty in the subjects of Accountancy ,Management &Taxation. She has attended many state, national and international seminars and presented papers. She is a Chartered Accountant and brings her professional excellence to nurture the academics in the institute. She has won Best Actress Awards in various drama competitions.  She is actively involved in the youth festival & drama committee of SMPIC and co-ordinates the college theater workshop and participation in various inter-college competitions like INT , Vinaveli & Youth Festival events

6. Name            :  Bhavna Parwani

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Com, M.Phil, Ph.D.(pursuing)
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She has over 14 years of teaching experience. She belongs to Accounts and Commerce department and is with SMPIC since the year 2000, where she is been teaching at under graduate and post graduate level. She has made presentations and submitted papers at various state and national seminars and conferences.

At SMPIC, she is associated with college extra-curricular activities like fashion show and western dance (like JOSH, IIM-A, IIPM, Westside, etc.) for more than a decade now. She is co-ordinator of SMPIC dance workshop.

7. Name            :  Kruti Paritosh Shah

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Com, M.Phil, Ph.D.(pursuing)
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She has done her M.Com and M.Phil from Gujarat University. She has been working with SMPIC since 2002. She is Assistant Professor in Accountancy. She worked as visiting faculty at K.S. School of Business Management. She is a member of the governing body of Women’s Development Cell, Gujarat University. She is also a member of the editorial team of GLS Voice, monthly news paper run by Gujarat Law Society. She has presented papers and attended many state, national and international level seminars. At SMPIC, she is incharge of folk dance and study enhancement activities.

8. Name            :  Aashal Mitren Bhatt

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Com, M.Phil, LL.B, Ph.D.(pursuing)
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She is an Assistant Professor having an experience of 13 years in academic field. She has done her Post graduation and Masters of Philosophy in Commerce from Gujarat University. She has an experience of working as a lecturer in Department of Commerce at Gujarat National Law University for 2 years. She has worked as a visiting faculty with ICFAI (MBA Program), AES (MCA Program) and GLS Academy of Chartered Accountancy.

She believes in teaching as a process of mutual learning and aspires to be well-versed in multi-disciplinary courses. Being a law graduate she is involved in teaching subjects of Accountancy and Commercial Law. She is member of editorial team of GLS Voice. At SMPIC she is involved in western dance and fashion show activities.

9. Name            :  Dr. Krupa Bhatt

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Com, M.Phil, Ph.D.
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She has been working as faculty of commerce and has total 7 years of teaching experience. She has done her M.Com and M.Phil with first class from Gujarat University. Presently she is pursuing her Ph.D.  at Kadi Sarva Vidyalaya in commerce related area.

She has presented papers at state and national level seminars. She is co- author of books at U.G level. At SMPIC, she is the in charge of management related activities/ competitions. . She undertakes charity activities every year and coordinates study enhancement programmes. She is a member of youth festival committee

10. Name            :  Dr. Bhavik U. Swadia

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Com , L.L.B., B.Ed , Ph.D.
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He has his research articles have been published in books titled “Recent Advances In been working with S. M. Patel Institute of Commerce as a lecturer since 01-07-2011. He has presented papers on “Green Marketing” and on “IFRS” at State level and National Seminars respectively Accounting And Management” and “Contemporary Issues In Commerce”. He has worked as a certified YOGA TEACHER for 7 years at Shivanand Ashram in Ahmedabad and conducted various Yoga Shibirs. He is approved umpire of GCA. At SMPIC, he is involved in Sports and Yoga Activities.

11. Name            :  Jaimin Patel

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Com, CA (pursuing), Ph.D.(pursuing)
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He has done Master in Commerce from Gujarat University and is presently pursuing CA. His areas of interest are   Accountancy, Auditing and Taxation. His current teaching interests include Human Resources Management, Service Marketing and Customer Relationship Management. He has attended several seminars in the area of accountancy.

  • ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT
12. Name            :  Vijay Tripathi

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Com, M. Phil, B.Ed., Ph.D (Pursuing)
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He joined SMPIC in 2007, after finishing his M.Phil from North Gujarat University. He has done M.A. in Economics from Gujarat University. His primary research interests are development economics and political economy, particularly the role of public policy in growth and development with special reference to promotion of health and education.  His current research is in Development Economics as a research scholar from Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar. His teaching interests include microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economics, public finance, public policy, political economy and behavioral economics. He has successfully completed the Faculty Development Program from IIM-Indore. He has attended several national and international level conferences. 

13. Name            :  Anjali Trivedi

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification :  M.A., Ph. D (Pursuing)
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She is the first ranker at Sardar Patel University in the Master Degree of Economics and the fifth ranker at under graduation level at Gujarat University. She joined SMPIC in 2015. She has also presented papers at State, National and International level conferences. She has to her credit papers published in peer reviewed journals. She stood first in PET in the whole university in 2014. At present, she is pursuing her Ph. D. with reference to Financial inclusion of Urban women. She has also done NCC with C- Certificate. Her teaching interest includes Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Public Finance, Growth and Development Theories, etc. She has formed Economics Club in SMPIC with an objective to make student aware about application of Economics in the real world.

  • STATISTICS DEPARTMENT
14. Name            :  Dr. Kavita A. Dave

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification :  M.Sc.(Gold Medalist), Ph.D.
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She has more than 12 years of academic experience at UG & PG level in Commerce and Management. She has served as Resource Person for Refresher Course organised by Gujarat University.

 She is member of Board of Studies of Statistics of Gujarat and Bhavnagar Universities and has participated in designing the syllabus for the same boards. She is Ph.D Guide in Statistics subject at Gujarat University and is guide to two Ph.D students. She is member of Research and Development Committee (RDC) in Statistics for all arts, commerce and science colleges of Gujarat University.

She is a member of Executive Council of Gujarat Statistical Association (GSA). She is editor of multidiscliplinary Journal ‘Research Dimension’. She has authored more than 15 books on statistics and management. She worked as resource person for the teleproject “BISAG” Government of Gujarat initiative. She attended many national and international conferences and presented her research work in them. Her work is published in many national journals. Her research papers have also been selected for prizes and awards. 

15. Name            :  Dr. Devyani A. Chatterji

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification :  M.Sc.(Gold Medalist), M.Phil.,                                            Ph.D
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She is M.Sc.(Gold Medalist), M.Phil. in the subject of Statistics from Gujarat University. She is pursuing her Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management applying different Statistical Quality Control techniques. She is working with SMPIC as an Assistant Professor at both UG and PG level since 2011. She worked in BBA, BCA, B.Sc. and Arts streams. She has authored books for MBA, MCA and BCA courses viz. Research Methodology For Management Decisions, Operations Research, Foundation Course In Science and Technology, Computer Oriented Numerical Techniques and Quantitative Analysis For Managerial Applications. She delivers lectures at SANDHAN(All Gujarat Integrated Classroom) She has attended many State, National and International level conferences and also presented her papers on various topics. 

  • ENGLISH DEPARTMENT
16. Name            :  Keyur H. Vohra.

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification :  M.A., M. Phil. , Ph.D (Pursuing)
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He is one of the senior most faculties at S.M. Patel Institute of Commerce who is associated with the institute since its inception i.e. 1999. Having an experience of 15 years in teaching Commercial Communication, English Language and Literature at both, Under Graduate as well as post Graduate levels, he has explored various areas like Translation, ELT, Literature, Communication, Linguistics etc. in English as a part of his research as well as teaching. He has done his Post Graduation (M.A.) specializing in the field of Literature and Linguistics while his Research project for M.Phil. is based on Translation. Presently he is pursuing his research in the field of ELT for his Ph.D. thesis. Besides these research projects, he has presented around research papers at various National and Inter National seminars and Conferences and his articles have been published in reputed books, journals and magazines. He has also co-authored a couple of syllabus books and its several editions for the Under Graduate levels.

He has been actively associated Intercollegiate youth festival activities. He is also a member in the core organizing committee for the state level Saptadhara youth festivals organized by the Gujarat Government. He specially handles all music events in SMPIC. Further, he also looks after the events like orientation program for the freshers, annual function, digital documentation of the activity details and achievements etc.

17. Name            :  Dr. Gitanjali J. Rampal

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification :  B.A. (Gold Medalist), M.A., B.Ed. M. Phil.,                             Ph.D
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She has been serving as a lecturer at SMPIC for the past 7 years; and her total teaching experience of 11 years. She has done her M.A. in English Literature, M.Phil with specialization in British Theatre and is pursuing PH.D in the area of Ecocriticism.

She has been serving as a visiting faculty at School of  Languages, Gujarat University. She has presented a number of papers at National and International conferences and has few publications to her credit. Her areas of interest are Communication studies, Diaspora, ecocriticism and gender studies. At SMPIC, she co-ordinates theatre activities and English club.

18. Name            :  Bhumika Ansodaria

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification :  M.A., B.Ed., M. Phil., Ph.D.(pursuing)
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She has been working at SMPIC since the last seven years. She has also worked as  visiting and full-time faculty in GLS Institute of Business Administration for five years. She served H.L. College of commerce, S. R. Mehta Arts College and Umiya Arts and Commerce College as a visiting faculty. She has done her M.Phil. in English with specialization in Indian Literature and is presently  pursuing her Ph. D. in Literature and Film  from Gujarat University. Her areas of interest in research are communication skills and  ELT(English Language Teaching) . She has participated and presented papers at National and International Seminars.  At SMPIC, she is the co-ordinator of  Bridge Course(a course for increasing the fluency of Gujarat medium students in English), Personality Development Workshop, Management Lecture Series,  Inter-collegiate Swami Vivekanand Elocution Competition and a member of PRISM team.

19. Name            :  Rupa Arjunkumar Pariyani

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification :  M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D(pursuing)
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Her association with SMPIC as an Assistant Professor in English commenced from 2014. She has also worked as a full-time Lecturer in English at M.R.Parikh Institute of Commerce, GLS for three years. She has rendered her services as a Visiting Faculty at various Commerce & BBA Colleges of Ahmedabad. She has trained all age groups of students, professionals in Spoken English, Soft Skills and Personality Development with a very high rate of success. She has done her M.Phil. in English with specialization in Indian Drama in English and is presently pursuing her Ph.D. from Department of English, Gujarat University. Her areas of interest in research are ELT (English Language Teaching) and Communication Skills. She has participated and presented papers at National Seminar. She is the Content Editor of College Website at Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC). She is the co-coordinator of Literary Activities.

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