Faculty
Sr. No. Details  
1. Name            :  Dr. Ashwin Purohit

Designation  : Dean of Commerce Faculty

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

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He has more than 35 years of teaching experience in management institutes of national repute. He is a post graduate in commerce specializing in cost accounting. He holds Masters in Philosophy in Commerce and a doctorate in the subject of Financial Management.His academic career started with undergraduate institute B. J. Vanijya Mahavidhyalaya affiliated 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 years. He was a Senate Member of Sardar Patel University for two terms (1987 to 1992 and 1997 to 2002). He was the senate member of Gujarat University for two terms. He has contributed ten 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 won many academic and non-academic honours. His teaching and research interest are Financial Management & Corporate Financial Reporting.Under his guidance, six students are pursuing Ph.d. Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC), received many awards like Most trusted “INDIA’S NO.1 BRAND 2016” in Best Commerce Colleges (Education) Category and Asia’s Most Trusted Commerce College awarded by IBC, USA, NAAC accredited and rated among top 50 commerce colleges of India as per India Today survey under his able leadership.

  • ACCOUNTS, COMMERCE AND TAXATION DEPARTMENT
2. Name            :  Dr. Marzun E. Jokhi

Designation : Vice Principal

Qualification : PhD, CA, CMA, M.Com

Subject Area : Taxation, Accountancy & Finance
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With around 2 decades of teaching experience and distinguished academic record, Dr. Jokhi has a strong academic presence in the field of Accountancy, Taxation and Finance. Dr Jokhi has also provided his services as a resource person/subject expert at Institute of Chartered Accountants, Institute of Cost Accountants, Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat and different institutes.

He is a member of the Editorial Team of GLS Voice, Gujarat Law Society’s Monthly newspaper and PhD Guide at GLS University. He has presented papers at national and international conferences and has several articles and research publications to his credit. He has two best paper awards at national conferences to his credit. He is actively involved in editing/writing books for graduate students.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
Invited as Resource person/ Chaired session at conferences 20
No of papers published 11
No. of books edited/co-authored (with ISBN) 14
No. of papers presented in Conferences/Seminars 49
No. of workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refresher programmes attended 13
No. of seminar attended 115
3. Name            :  Rajul Goenka

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

Subject Area : Commerce

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She has 22 years of teaching experience. Her areas of interest are Accounts, Finance and management. She has attended various seminars at State and National levels and presented Research papers. She is a Fine Arts enthusiast and looks after activities like Photography, Painting, Cartooning, Collage, Rangoli etc. at the Zonal & Inter Zonal youth festivals and other inter college competitions.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
No of paper published 1
No of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 6
No of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 2
No of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 7
No of Seminars Attended 2
4. Name            :  Dr. Bimal Solanki

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

Subject Area : Accounts, Commerce

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He has total 22 years of experience. He is with the institute right from its inception in 1999. He has done his Masters in Commerce and M.Phil in Accountancy. He has done his Ph.D in Accountancy. He is the in-charge faculty of the Post Graduation department and has successfully completed tenure as PG in-charge for 12 years in continuation. He has attended and presented papers at several seminars and conferences. He has co-authored 7 books on accounts and management.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No
No of paper published 2
No of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 7
No of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 9
No of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 15
No of Seminars Attended 24
5. Name            :  CA Dr. Sneha Kanaiyalal Master

Qualification : CA, Ph.D , M.Com, M.Phil., B.Ed., LLB.                                   
Subject Area : Accountancy, Management & Taxation

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She is associated with Faculty of Commerce since its inception. She has over 19 years of experience as a faculty in the subjects of Accountancy, Management & Taxation. She is a Chartered Accountant and brings her professional excellence to nurture the academics in the institute. She has completed her Ph. D. in Inter Disciplinary topic of “The Assessment of Human Resource Accounting Application in Educational Institutions of Ahmedabad”. She has attended many state, national and international seminars and presented papers.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
No. of paper published 2
No. of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 10
No. of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 4
No. of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 17
No. of Seminars Attended 145
6. Name            :  Bhavna Parwani

Qualification : M.Com, M.Phil, Ph.D. (pursuing)
Subject Area : Accounts, Commerce, Mergers and                                       Acquisition of Industries

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She has been working since 2000 in the department of Accounts and Commerce department. She has been teaching at under graduate and post graduate level. She has made presentations and submitted papers at various state and national seminars and conferences. Her interest area in research is related to finance and commerce.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
No of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 8
No of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 19
7. Name            :  Dr. Kruti Shah

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

Subject Area : Accountancy and Commerce


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She has been working as an Assistant Professor of Accountancy and Commerce in Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC) since 2002. She worked as a member of Governing Body of Women Development Cell of Gujarat University for the period 2009-2012. She has been member of the editorial team of GLS Voice, a monthly newspaper run by Gujarat Law Society. She has State, National, International presentations and publications to her credit. She has received her doctoral degree in "A Study of XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language) and Its Practices in Listed Indian Companies" on 27/12/2017.This research on XBRL is a maiden attempt in India to study its impact in Indian context. She also takes lectures for the students of professional course CIMA,UK. She visited University of Pardubice, Europe as a research scholar under student exchange program in the year 2017. She is in charge of Folk Dance activities.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
No of paper published 5
No of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 5
No of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 7
No of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 13
No of Seminars Attended 7
8. Name            :  Aashal Mitren Bhatt

Qualification : M.Com, M.Phil., L.L.B, Ph.D (Pursuing)

Subject Area  : Accountancy, Commerce, Commercial Law and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

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She is an assistant professor having a teaching experience of 15 years in the academic field. She has presented several research papers at national and international seminars/conferences. Twice she has won the best paper award at national conferences. She is a member of the editorial board of ‘GLS voice’ a monthly newspaper of GLS as well as she is a placement co-coordinator and co-coordinator of Comprehensive Program on Banking and Insurance.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
No of paper published 5
No of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 7
No of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 25
No of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 13
No of Seminars Attended 25
9. Name            :  Dr. Krupa B. Bhatt

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

Subject Area  : Commerce

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She has been working as an Assistant Professor and has total 11years of teaching experience. She has presented papers at state and national level seminars. She is co- author of books at U.G level. At FOC (SMPIC) , she is the in charge of management club under which students are prepared to participate in various inter-college state and national level competitions. She undertakes charity activities ‘Prayas’ during college days every year .She is co-ordinator of study enhancement programme. She has been appointed as Ph.D supervisor (guide) in GLS University.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
Invited as Resource Person/Chaired Sessions at Conferences 8
No. of paper published 2
No. of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 12
No. of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 9
No. of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 12
No. of Seminars Attended 9
10. Name            :  Dr. Bhavik U. Swadia

Qualification : Ph.D, SET, M.com, L.L.B, B.Ed

Subject : Commerce

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He is an assistant professor, FOC (S.M.P.I.C.) GLS University, Ahmedabad. He is well known author of several books for the students of BBA, B.Com, M.Com, C.A,C.S. He has teaching experience of more than 17 years. He has written 34 books of National and International level. He has published 16 papers in National and International Journals. He is a member of editorial board in various Journals. He is Ph.D. Guide at GLS University. He has undertaken various research projects funded by UGC & Private Institutions.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
Invited as Resource Person/Chaired Sessions at Conferences 7
No of paper published 16
No of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 32
No of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 7
No of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 5
No of Seminars Attended 7
11. Name            :  Dr. Jaimin Kamleshbhai Patel

Qualification : M.com, CA(Inter)

Subject Area : Commerce
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He has done Master in commerce from Gujarat University. His areas of interest are Accountancy, Auditing and Taxation. He has presented several research papers at national and international seminars/conferences. He has attended several seminars in the area of accountancy. He is a member of NSS and Sports committee and looks after various sports activity.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
No. of paper published 5
No. of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 6
No. of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 3
No. of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 3
No. of Seminars Attended 5
  • ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT
12. Name            :  Anjali Trivedi

Qualification :  M.A. (Economics), GSET, Ph.D (Pursuing)

Subject Area  : Micro & Macro Economics, Growth & Development Theories, Financial Inclusion
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She has been working as an Assistant Professor in Economics since 2015 with Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC), GLS University. She is a Gold Medalist in M.A. Economics at SP University. She joined FOC (SMPIC) in 2015. She has also presented papers at State, National and International level conferences as well as she has to her credit papers published in peer reviewed journals. At present, she is pursuing her Ph. D. with reference to Financial inclusion of Urban women. She has cleared GSET examination (2017). She has also done NCC with C- Certificate. She is in charge of Economics Club.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
No. of paper published 6
No. of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 2
No. of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 8
No. of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 8
No. of Seminars Attended 8
  • STATISTICS DEPARTMENT
13. Name            :  Dr. Devyani Chatterji

Qualification : M.Sc. (Gold Medalist), M.Phil. (Statistics), Ph. D.(Statistics)

Subject Area  : Statistics
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She has been working as an Assistant Professor in Statistics since 2001. She has to her credit many research papers and publications. Her areas of interest are Data Analysis, Formulation of Mathematical Models for Inventory Systems and Applications of Statistics in real life. She is the Co-ordinator of Statistics Club, Research Group and Quiz Club. She has guided many students in preparing research projects.

Academic Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
Invited as Resource Person/Chaired Sessions at Conferences 4
No. of paper published 9
No. of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 13
No. of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 16
No. of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 7
No. of Seminars Attended 16
  • ENGLISH DEPARTMENT
14. Name            :  Keyur Vohra

Qualification : M.A., M.Phil. (English), Ph.D(Pursuing)

Subject Area  : Eng. Literature, ELT, Translation Studies and Communication
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He is an Assistants Professor in Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC) since 1999. He has been teaching English and Business Communication at the UG level. He has carried out his M.Phil research in the field of Translation Studies. Presently he is a Ph.D. scholar, involved in a research project in the field of ELT. Besides above mentioned, he has several research papers published and presented at various national and international books, journals and conferences to his credit. In addition to the academic activities, he is in charge of the extra-curricular activities at the FOC.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
No. of paper published 5
No. of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 8
No. of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 10
No. of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 6
No. of Seminars Attended 10
15. Name            :  Dr. Gitanjali Rampal

Qualification :  B.A., M,A., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D

Subject Area  : English
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She has been working as an Assistant Professor in English since 2001. Currently she is working with Department of English, Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC),GLS University. She has many paper presentations and publications to her credit. Her areas of interest are Gender Studies, Comparative Literature, Eco-criticism and English Language Teaching. She has also been teaching post graduate students at Department of English, Gujarat University as a visiting faculty. She is also a theatre enthusiast, has delivered programmes on All India Radio and has been a professional voice-over artist.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
Invited as Resource Person/Chaired Sessions at Conferences 3
No. of paper published 3
No. of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 11
No. of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 17
No. of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 6
No. of Seminars Attended 17
16. Name            :  Dr. Bhumika Ansodaria

Qualification :  M.A., B.Ed., M. Phil., Ph.D
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She has been working as an Assistant Professor in English at Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC) since 2006. She is having 15 years of teaching experience in Academics. She has done her M.Phil. in English with specialization in Indian English 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 in National and International Seminars. At Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC), she is the co-ordinator of Bridge Course (a course for enhancing the fluency of Gujarat medium students in English), Personality Development Workshop, Management Lecture Series, Inter-collegiate Swami Vivekananda Elocution Competition, Inter-collegiate literary competitions and a member of PRISM team.

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
No. of paper published 2
No. of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 4
No. of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 10
No. of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 9
No. of Seminars Attended 10
17. Name            :  Rupa Arjunkumar Pariyani

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

Subject Area  : English, Communication Skills, Indian Drama in English
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Her association with Faculty of Commerce (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 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 is the Content Editor of College Website and the co-coordinator of Literary Activities at Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC).

Research Profile:

Details of the Research Work Total No.
No. of books edited / co-authored(with ISBN) 3
No. of paper presented in Conferences/ Seminar 1
No. of Workshops/FDP/Orientation/Refreshers Attended 8
No. of Seminars Attended 1

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