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Area of Specialisation
Finance
Email: pradip.mitra@ves.ac.in
Date of Joining: 25/6/2014

Dr. Pradip Kumar Mitra


Prof Pradip Mitra is a post graduate in management (Finance) from Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata and completed his Chartered Financial Analyst and Master of Financial Analysis from ICFAI, India. He has completed his PhD from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra on Sustainability Reporting for Indian Chemical Industry. He is an accredited management teacher (AMT) recognized by All India Management Association (AIMA), New Delhi. He has also cleared National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by UGC in two subjects commerce and management. A result driven professional with over 12 years of rich corporate experience in the financial services sector (especially into stock broking and portfolio management services) he has worked with some well-known companies of repute like Motilal Oswal Securities, Religare Securities and Anand Rathi Securities etc. He has also 13 years of full time post graduate teaching experience in various institute of repute and has taught various subjects of finance like SAPM, Derivatives, International Finance etc. He is a keen researcher and published his papers in different management journals of repute both at national and international level. He has also presented his papers in international conferences at Srilanka and Malaysia. He is a keen researcher on quantitative finance and sustainable development and reporting working on these two fields for the last eight years.

Educational Qualifications
PGDBA (Equivalent to MBA) from IEM, Kolkata
Master of Financial Analysis from ICFAI University
C F A from ICFAI, INDIA
M B F from Indian Institute of Finance
PhD from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
NET in Management from UGC
NET in Commerce from UGC


Academic Affiliation
Associate Dean - Finance
Assistant Professor VESIMSR Mumbai (2014-2017)
Assistant Professor Marwadi Education Foundation Rajkot (2011-2014)
Knowledge Head National Group of Institute for IT and Management, Surat (2009 -2011)
Faculty Member ICFAI Academy Hyderabad (2008-2009)


Professional Affiliation
Member , South Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Reviewer Benchmarking : An International Journal (Emerald)
Accredited Management Teacher from AIMA, New Delhi
Life Member, Institute of Scholars, Bangalore.


Teaching
Fixed Income Securities
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Derivatives and Risk Management
Financial Management
International Finance
Financial Planning
Merger and Acquisition
Analysis of Financial Statement
Capital market and Derivatives
NISM Derivatives Module and NISM Securities Market Foundation
Trainer – Workshop on Advanced Excel & Financial Modelling
Trainer – Workshop on Financial Risk Modelling
Research

Area of Research
Equity Market, Derivatives and Sustainability reporting


Current Research
Cointegration of different stock markets
Forecasting crude Prices with Machine Learning Tools
Publications

Research Papers
1.Mitra Pradip Kumar, Mascarenhas Edward, Parulekar Aparna (2020) “Shareholders’ Value Creation by Green Companies - An Empirical Analysis using Green Index of BSE”, Journal of the Social Sciences, Vol. 48, No. 4, 2020, ISSN: 0253-1097 published by JSS, Kempston, Kuwait [This journal is indexed with Scopus, Google Scholar]

2. Mitra Pradip Kumar & Mascarenhas Edward (2020) “Optimal portfolio using volatility anomaly concept and Sharpe optimisation technique”, Int. Journal of Business Excellence, Vol. X, No. X, 2020, published by Inderscience, Netherlands. [This journal is indexed with Scopus, Google Scholar and ABDC (2018) Rated C]

3.Mitra Pradip Kumar & Kapadia Dinesh (2020) “Spiritual practice – a seminal vector facilitating well-being”, Int. J. Indian Culture and Business Management, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2020, published by Inderscience, Netherlands. [This journal is indexed with Cabell’s Directory and Google Scholar, ABDC (2018) Rated C]

4. Mitra Pradip Kumar & Banga Charu (2019) “Predicting Indian basket crude prices through machine learning models – a comparative approach”, Int. J. Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2019, published by Inderscience, Netherlannds. [This journal is indexed with Cabell’s Directory and Google Scholar, ABDC (2018) Rated C]

5. Mitra Pradip Kumar & Harjani Nikhil (2018) “Sustainable Portfolio – A study on Carbonex of BSE using Sharpe Single Index Model”International Journal of Innovative Research and knowledge ISSN 2213 1356 Vol. 3 Issue 6, , June, 2018, published by Scholar Touch Publishers, Bangladesh. [This journal is indexed with Cabell’s Directory and Google Scholar]

6.Mitra Pradip Kumar (2018) “ Nexus between crude oil and stock market return : Case of India” Asian Journal of Empirical Research ISSN 2306-983X Vol. 8, Issue 4 PP140-149, April, 2018, published by Asian Economic and Social Society, Pakistan. [This journal is indexed with Cabell’s Directory and ABDC (2016 list) Rated “C”]

7.Mitra Pradip Kumar (2017) “ Dynamics of Volatility Spillover Between The Indian Stock Market and Foreign Exchange Market Return” Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal ISSN 1096-3685 Vol. 21, Issue 2 PP1-11, November, 2017, published by Allied Business Academics, London UK [This journal is indexed with Scopus and ABDC Rated “C” (2016) & also approved by UGC.]

"8. Mitra Pradip Kumar (2016) , ‘“Testing Co-integration of Exchange Rate Movements with Indian Stock Market Return- Post Subprime Crisis”, International Academic Research Journal of Economics and Finance [ISSN 2227-1287 Vol 5 No.1] published by Academic research Publishers , UAE"

9. Mitra Pradip Kumar & Maurya Amit (2016) “ Impact of Exchange Rates on Indian Stock Market Return – Post Subprime Crisis” Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review ISSN 1813-0534 Vol. 12, Issue 2 PP, August 2016, published by Taiwan Institute of Business Administration, China. [This journal is indexed with Cabell’s Directory and ABDC Rated (2013 List) “B” & also rated by Australian Research Council.]

10.Mitra Pradip Kumar, Agrawal Vijay and Ghosh Aurobindo (2015), “Sustainability Reporting Framework for Chemical Industry: A Simplified Approach Surveyed Through Industry Participants”, Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review ISSN 1813-0534 Vol. 11, Issue 1 PP 68-81, April 2015, published by Taiwan Institute of Business Administration, China. [This journal is indexed with Cabell’s Directory and ABDC Rated (2013) “B” & also rated by Australian Research Council.]

11. Mitra Pradip Kumar, Agrawal Vijay and Ghosh Aurobindo (2015), “Exploring the Factors for Effective Sustainability Reporting: A Survey of Indian Chemical Industry”, Asian Social Science ISSN 1911-2017 Vol. 11, Issue 3, Feb 2015, 197-211 published by Canadian Centre of Science and Education. [This journal was SCOPUS (2015) and ABDC Rated “C”]

12. Mitra Pradip Kumar, Agrawal Vijay and Ghosh Aurobindo (2013), “Factors to be Reported for Sustainability Reporting in Indian Chemical Industry – The Way Industry Thinks”. International Journal of Accounting and Financial Management Research (IJAFMR) ISSN (P): 2249-6882; ISSN (E): 2249-7994 Vol. 3, Issue 5, Dec 2013, 11-24.

13. Mitra Pradip Kumar (2012),” Sustainability Reporting Practices in India - Its Problems and Prospects .” in International Journal of Marketing, Financial Services and Management Research Vol.1 No.5 May, 2012 (pp.112-118). ISSN: 2277 3622

14. Mitra Pradip Kumar and Agrawal Vijay (2013), Importance and Perception Towards Sustainability Reporting – A study through Literature Overview. in Paripex – Indian Journal Of Research Vol.2 No.5 Feb, 2013 (pp.35-39). Sara Publishing Academy, Ahmedabad. ISSN: 2250-1991

15. Mitra Pradip Kumar and Ghosh Aurobindo (2013), An Empirical Study of Perception and Awareness about Sustainability Reporting in Indian Chemical Industry , in Sumedha – Journal of Management, vol.2 no.3 July-September 2013 (pp. 40-51). ISSN 2277 6753

16. Mitra Pradip Kumar (2016), Structural Equation Modelling: A Small Review in Journal of Development Research, vol.9 no.3 July-September 2016 (pp. 34-38). ISSN 2229 7561

17. Mitra PK, Naik O. Debt Financing and Agency Cost on Profitability: Are Real Estate Firms’ Performance in India Getting Affected? Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation. 2021;17(1-2):43-56. doi:10.1177/2319510X211048549



Publications in Book Chapters/Others
 
1. Mitra Pradip Kumar (2012), Sustainability of Chemical Industry in India – Need and Significance of the Study with Special reference to Gujarat in Agarwal and Murthy (Ed.) Dynamics of Global Recession: Economic and Corporate Strategies for Survival and Growth (pp.161-170). New Delhi: Excel Publishers, ISBN: 978-93-81361-78-8

2. Mitra Pradip Kumar (2015), State of Sustainability Reporting in Gujarat Chemical Industry – An Empirical Analysis in Smith, K (Ed.) PROCEEDINGS OF ARC2015 III INTERNATIONALCONFERENCE ON APPLIED RESEARCH IN BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, ECONOMICS AND FINANCE (pp.15-30). Academic Research Publishers, UAE, ISBN: 978-09-89515-04-7.

3. Mitra Pradip Kumar & Powale Lina (2019) Women Entrepreneurship: Developing the World one Step at A Time in Pandey and Modh (Ed.) Building a Model of Change Achieving Suatainability through Social Entrepreneurship (pp.131-140). New Delhi: Standard Publishers, ISBN: 978-93-85830-31-0


Conferences/Seminars/Workshop
1. Paper presented on Sustainability Reporting Practices in India at GNU-FMS International Conference on Accounting , Taxation and Finance on January 23-24, 2012.

2. Paper presented on Sustainability Reporting on Chemical industry of India at International Conference held at GTU , Ahmedabad in December 2011.

3. Paper presented on State of Sustainability Reporting in Gujarat Chemical industry at International Conference on Applied Research in Business, Management, Economics and Finance at Colombo, Srilanka on August 14-15, 2015 held at University of Kelaniya, Srilanka.

4. Paper presented on Testing Co-Integration of Exchange Rate Movements with Indian Stock Market Return Post Subprime Crisis at III International Conference on Applied Research in Business, Management, Economics and Finance at Kualalampur, Malayasia on August 12-13, 2016

5. Paper presented on Paper presented on Challenges of Corporate Sustainability at 2nd International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship and Social Responsibility: A sustainable Approach for Economic Growth at VESIMSR, Mumbai on February 10-11February, 2017.

6.Paper presented on Triple Bottom line Reporting, paper submitted at GTU sponsored National conference on Finance at Ahmedabad, organized by MEFGI, Rajkot, August 2011

7. Paper presented at BASIC 2019 international conference at Mumbai in February, 2019 Titled “Optimum low volatile portfolio for risk averse investor using Sharpe Optimization”. This paper got 2nd best prize at the conference.

8. Paper presented at BASIC 2020 international conference at Mumbai in February, 2020 Titled “Impact of selected macro-economic factors on Nifty returns”. This paper got 1st prize at the conference.

9. Paper presented at BASIC 2020 international conference at Mumbai in February, 2020 Titled “Jet Airways: The Fall of an Empire”.

10. Paper presented at BASIC 2020 international conference at Mumbai in February, 2020 Titled “Does the stock market have long run relationship with fund flows from Foreign and Domestic Institutions?”
Two workshops conducted on Financial Modeling through Excel for students in 2015 and 2016.

11. One workshop conducted on Risk modelling through excel for students in 2016.
A five day Workshop conducted on "Derivative Trading and Option Strategies" for BFSI professional course

12 Seminar Conducted on National Education Policy 2020 at the Institute in 2021


Working Papers
1. Changes in Cointegration and Causality pattern in different markets after an economic turmoil.

2. Debt Financing and Agency Cost on Profitability - Are Real Estate Firms’ Performance in India Getting Affected?

3. Cryptocurrencies, Equities, Commodities, Currencies: Decoding the analogy from leading cryptocurrency using nations


Work in Committees and Groups
1. Head Accreditation, VESIM for NAAC and NBA
2. Member Secretary, IQAC, VESIM
3. Associate Dean-, Finance at VESIM
4. Managing Editor, Journal and Development Research, , A Sage Publication
5. Course Coordinator - for All NISM Programs


Consulting

Advisory
Consulting for managing the NBA Accreditation at St. Francis Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai.


Custom Programs
i. Outcome based education and preparation of course outline at St. Francis college in the year 2019-20 .
ii. Consulting for NAAC Accreditation at Raval College, Mumbai in the year 2019-20. The consulting amount was INR15000.



Speaking Engagements
Expert talk on Derivatives at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra in the year 2020.
Expert talk on Securities Market on the NISM Capital Market Modules every year

Awards & Honours
Received the “Best Finance Teachers of India Award” by Association of Wealth Management Institute of India in 2021.
Research Excellence Award by Institute of Scholars, Department of Awards, Bangalore in 2021.
Best Assistant Dean of the Year Award by 3rd International Academics and Research Excellence Awards (IARE)-2021, an International initiative by the GISR Foundation
Won Gold Medal for securing First Position in the PGDBA Program at Post Graduate Institute of Management , Kolkata in 19997.



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