Research Guides

Human Resource Management

A COEPian Engineering Graduate, he is an accomplished professional with more than 25 years of experience. He has been in Academics and HR Training since 1997. He is a Certified Psychometric Test Professional, Carlton Advance Management Institute, USA. He has University of Pune approved Director and Ph D Research Guide in Human Resource Management. 6 students have been awarded with and 6 are pursuing Ph D in HR under his guidance. He has travelled extensively to present papers in National and International Conferences and even as an invited speaker in Thailand, Japan, Nepal, Hongkong, Malaysia, Singapore, Rwanda, Africa, Dubai etc.


He has written, presented and published more than 35 Research Papers so far and received Best paper award amongst 54 countries in Hongkong International Conference. He has been invited as Guest Speaker by number of management, engineering colleges and institutes. His such credentials are more than 110. He has recently authored a book on Management in Bhagwadgeeta being genuinely interested in Spiritual Science as well as Interior Design, Graphology, Calligraphy, Indian Classical Music, Literature, Astrology etc. He is a professional compere and has anchored more than 200 Formal and Cultural Shows. His areas of HR Corporate Training are Stress Management, Time Management. Psychometric Testing, Behavioural Science, Business Communication, Confidence Building, Transactional Analysis, Team and Leadership Development and so on. Currently he is working as a Director, DYPIMS, Pune.

Dr. Seema Zagade

(PhD, M.Sc)
Hospitality Management

Dr. Seema Zagade heads the Accommodation Department of Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Pune. She holds a Ph.D. in Hospitality Management, is a certified teachers trainer from Cambridge University. She has made a significant contribution in the field of Hospitality, especially towards higher education policy and practices.

Dr. Sunil S. Dhanawade

(B.Sc, MBA, PhD)
Marketing Management

He is currently working as the Director, Dr. D. Y. Patil Center for Management and Research(MBA). He has 24 years of teaching experience in various management institutes. He was awarded the Best teachers award from Lions Club. He has presented several papers at National and International level.

Dr. Dilipkumar Patil

Operation Management

He has 30 years of Industrial experience and 15 years of Academic experience. He has served as a Director for various Institutes like JSPM’s Kautilya Institute of Management Studies & Research, RJSPM’s Institute of Computer and Management Research and is presently the professor at Shikshan Maharshi Dr. D. Y. Patil Centre for Management Studies & Research, Chikhali, Pune. He was also Dy. Chairman of MAIDC and is a guest faculty at various colleges in Pune. He is an eminent social worker for causes like literacy awareness, blood donation etc. He has co-authored as well as presented several research papers on Creative Thinking and Innovative Management for Organizational Excellence, Importance of Entrepreneurship Education and EDP etc.

Dr S M Vadgule

PhD, M. Phil, M.Com
Organisational Management

He has 12 years of Teaching experience and 13 years of experience in Research. He is a member of Academic panel and University Examiner & Moderator of various Universities. He has written 37 research papers which have been published in National and International conference Journals. He is specialized in General Management, Business Administration, Financial Management& social sciences. He is Reader and Head, Research Center (PhD Programme), at SPPU.

Dr Lalit Prasad

PhD, MBA (MKT & HRM), M.Sc (Maths), NET(Mgmt.), AMT
Human Resource Management

He has an experience of more than ten years in teaching and two years in the Corporate. He is proficient in SPSS and Training. His area of expertise is Research.He has been acknowledged as “Accredited Management Teacher (AMT)” by AIMA, New Delhi. He was conferred with the “Prashastri Patra” as a meritorious student of MBA in the year 2007 by Nagpur University. Academically, He was awarded Ph D by Savitribai Phule Pune University (Formerly University of Pune) in the year 2016.

Dr.Komal Singh

PhD, NET, MCom, BCom
Financial Management

She is working as Deputy director at Indira School of Business Studies, Pune. She has more than 20 years of teaching experience. She holds PhD in Finance. She has published more that 15 articles in various journals. She also authored a book entitled E-Banking in India. Dr Komal has presented various papers in conference and seminars.

Dr. Ayesha Siddiqui

Hotel Management

Dr Ayesha is a dynamic professional with extensive 25 years of experience including industry, teaching and administrative at reputed organizations, possessing charismatic personality with excellent leadership skills, visionary and being result oriented and committed to excel.

Dr.Divya Lakhani

PhD, MPhil, FCMA, NET, MCom
Financial Management

Dr Divya is a PhD holder from Dr D Y Patil Vidyapeeth in 2015. She has a work experience of more than 25 years in various organizations. She has also published various research papers in national and international journals. She is a fellow member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India.

Dr Avinash Pawar

PostDoc, PhD, MBA, BE
Human Resource Management

Dr. Avinash Pawar is a faculty of Organisational Management with around 15 years of teaching and research experience. He is a multifaceted academician and researcher in management with wide academic and research experience across multiple disciplines of management such as HR, Marketing, Technology, Operations and Supply Chain Management. He is an enthusiastic academician with an interdisciplinary approach towards management teaching, learning and research. He has presented and published research papers in various prestigious international conferences and journals. He also serves on the reviewer board of esteemed journals in business management.

Research Scholars

13 students are pursuing PhD at DYPIMS Research Center and 18 scholars have been awared PhD degree so far.

List of Students and Topic Approved by Research and Recognition Committee of SPPU
Sr. No. Name of the PhD Scholar Subject Name of the Research Guide Topic of Research Result
1 Shivganesh V Mahadik Production Management Dr Dilipkumar Patil The study of effectiveness of lean manufacturing tools in supply chain management in auto and auto ancillary units Pursuing
2 Pankaj P Patil Production Management Dr Dilipkumar Patil For sustaining Information Technology Asset Life Cycle to optimal utilization : A study on minimizing the impact of obsolescence of Information Systems Infrastructure for Indian IT Organisations Awarded
3 Mrs.Archana Ramesh Gugle Organizational Management Dr. S.M Vadgule Study of Performance Appraisal System in it - BPM industries og Pune City Pursuing
4 Mrs. Honey Tyagi Hotel Management Dr. Seema M. Zagade An analytical Study of Outsourcing Housekeeping Services in hotels and its impact on Guests satisfaction (with reference to Pune city) Awarded
5 Mrs. Aparna Ashish Deshpande Hotel Management Dr. Seema M. Zagade Comparative Study Of Solid Waste Management Practices Adopted And Implemented By 5 Star Hotels And Specialty Restaurants Of Pune City Awarded
6 Shrikrishna Premnarayan Tiwari Production Management Dr. Dilipkumar Patil Dynamics of demand driven Manufacturing Philosophy (Lean) and ERP application in discrete Manufacturing units in Pune Region. Awarded
7 Mr. Satish Naykinde Production Management Dr. Dilipkumar Patil A study of Production Cost and Profitability Dynamics of Co-operative Sugar factories of Maharashtra Awarded
8 Mrs. Mahananda Bhagwantrao Bansode Production Management Dr. Dilipkumar Patil Management of Production workers of sugar industry with special reference to Co-operative Sugar Factories(CSFs) in Maharashtra. Awarded
9 Mr. Vinay Bhatu Nandre Production Management Dr. Dilipkumar Patil A Study of Plant Level Production Management (PLPM) at Small Scale Industrial Units (SIUS) With special reference to Pimpri - Chinchwad areas from Pune Awarded
10 Mrs. Ramandeep Kaur Pabla Organizational Management Dr. Rachana Dubey A study of significant leadership style for project management of software development projects executed in Information Technology Industry of Pune. Awarded
11 Mr. Vaibhav Ubale Organizational Management Dr. S.M Vadgule An Analytical study of Cooperative Dairy firms and Private Dairy Firms with special reference to Ahmednagar District. Awarded
12 Mr. Amitabh Patnaik Organizational Management Dr. Rachana Dubey A study of Motivational Practices and their impact on Operational Executive and Sales Executives with reference to leading Indian Private Bank in Pune City. Awarded
13 Mr. Kunal Patil Organizational Management Dr. Rachana Dubey To study the impact of leadership behavior of sales managers on motivation and performance of salesmen with reference to Agri input organizations in Nasik. Awarded
14 Mr. Pushpraj Rajaram Wagh Organizational Management Dr. S.M Vadgule A Study of Problems and Prospects for Entrepreneurship Development in Manufacturing of Ayurvedic Medicines with reference to Western Maharashtra. Awarded
15 Mrs. Fernandes Mayola Denzil Hotel Management Dr. Seema M. Zagade A Study Of Modern Practices Adopted And Implemented By The Hotel Housekeeping Department And Their Impact On Guest Satisfaction - With Reference To 5 Star Hotels In Pune And Mumbai. Awarded
16 Mrs. Anuradha Vivek Karmarkar Hotel Management Dr. Seema M. Zagade A study of Challenges Faced By Women Employees In Hotels With Special Reference To Five& Four Star Hotels In Pune. Awarded
17 Mr. Lalit Prasad Human Resource Management Dr.Rachana Dubey Relevance of Emotional Intelligence on performance of Frontline Salesforce with special reference to selected Private Life Insurance Companies : An empirical study in Pune . Awarded
18 Ms. Pooja Kohli Human Resource Management Dr. Rachana Dubey Influence of Marriage on Work Performance of Women Employees with special reference to Hinjewadi IT Park, Pune. Awarded
19 Mrs. Sangita Prabharrao Jangle Human Resource Management Dr. Rachana Dubey An empirical study on the contribution of Labor Welfare Practices towards Organizational Growth in small scale industries located in Talegaon Dabhade, District Pune, Maharashtra. Awarded
20 Mrs. Kalpana Lodha Human Resource Management Dr. Rachana Dubey A study of Human Resource Management (HRM) practices in Management Institutions affiliated to University of Pune. Awarded
21 Mr. Rushiraj Rohidas Kamble Human Resource Management Dr. Ashutosh Misal Yet to be approved by SPPU Pursuing
22 Mr.Nikhil Devrao Wankhede Hotel Management Dr Seema M Zagade To Study Agro-Tourism and Its Impact on Farmers of Eastern Maharashtra. Pursuing
23 Mr Anandsingh Vithalsing Marwad Hotel Management Dr Seema M Zagade An Analytical Study of Technological Advancement and its Impact on Hospitality Industry of Pune City Pursuing
24 Mr Girish Pandurang Deore Hotel Management Dr Seema M Zagade To Analyse the Training Demand in Restaurant Employees For Performance Efficacy with Reference to Pune City. Pursuing
25 Mr. Rishikesh Kumar Marketing Management Dr Sunil Dhanawade An Empirical Study of Marketing Mix of Organic Food Producers with Special Reference to Pune District. Pursuing
26 Mr Upendra Balkrishna More Marketing Management Dr Sunil Dhanawade A Study on Impact of Demographic Profile on Consumer Characteristics Using Diffusion of Innovation with Selected Product in Banking Sector. Pursuing
27 Mrs Shilpa Maruti Dhanawade Marketing Management Dr Sunil Dhanawade A Critical Study of Factors Influencing the Brand Recall while Prescribing by the Physicians in Pune. Pursuing
28 Mr Ajit Goraksha Dalvi Marketing Management Dr Sunil Dhanawade An Analytical Study of Organic Food and Producer Conpanies by using BCG Matrix and its Relevance on Marketing Strategies Adopted in Pune Region. Pursuing
29 Mr Vaibhav Madhavrao Chavan Marketing Management Dr Seema M Zagade An Analysis of Consumer Buying Decision with Special Reference to Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV’S) in Pune Region. Pursuing
30 Ms.Ruchika Kulbhushan Garhwal Marketing Management Dr Seema M Zagade To Study the Impact of Social Listening on Brand and Customer Retention. Pursuing

PhD Enrollment

The research center in DYPIMS follows the rules laid down by Savitribai Phule Pune University for admission into the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

A candidate desirous of taking admission needs to appear for the test conducted by University Departments or Research Centres authorized for the purpose. No separate test will be conducted for other affiliated colleges/recognized institutions.

The list of candidates declared successful in Paper-l will be published by the P.G. Admission Section of the University. Results of Paper-2 will be declared by the respective University Department/Research Centre and a copy of the same will be sent to the P.G. Admission Section of the University. Candidates will have to mention the University Department/Research Centre of their choice for the admission.

The interview and the guide allotment will be done as per the rules for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

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