Research Guides



Dr. Ashutosh N. Misal

(PhD, MBA, BE, Dip HRD, CPTP)
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. S. M. Vadgule

(PhD, M. Phil, M.Com)
Organization 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. Dilipkumar Patil

(PhD, MBA)
Production and Material 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 Director of ShikshanMaharshiDr. 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. 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.




Research Scholars

05 students are pursuing PhD at DYPIMS Research Center and 15 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
Pursuing
3 Mrs.Archana Ramesh Gugle Organizational Management Dr.S.M Vadgule
Yet to be approved by University of Pune
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)
Pursuing
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
Pursuing
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. Saptaranjan Kadam Organizational Management Dr.Rachana Dubey
A Critical Analysis of Relationship between Employee Practices and Patient Satisfaction of Healthcare organizations in Ahmednagar District.
Phd Registration Lapsed

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.)


For more Information, please visit:

http://bcud.unipune.ac.in/phd_entrance/applicant/login.aspx