English Department

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Mr. Sathish Kumar

(HOD) Assistant Professor

Teaching experience: 15 years
Qualification: M.A, M.Phil, PGDELT, CTE

He has 15 years of work experience in the field of teaching and training. He has presented 5 International level papers and 2 National level papers. His areas of interest are Linguistics, European Literature and Indian Writing in English. Currently he is serving as the Head, Department of English.



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Ms. Manjula Deshpande

Assistant Professor

Teaching experience: 13 years
Qualification: M.A, M.Phil,PGCTE (CIEFL/EFLU)

Has been a self -driven language trainer for students and professionals from various sectors. Has been working as an Asst. Professor in the Department of English since 2008.
Worked as an International English Language Trainer (IELTS) at Manya The Princeton, Bangalore. Has been associated with an online Study Centre – Study Turn Crew. Visited Bhavan’s Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya ,Hyderabad as a Subject Evaluator .Passionate about imparting language skills, especially among second language learners. Good at conducting events for developing language skills. Attended National Seminar at University level.



Kannada Department

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Dr. Jagadish Babu B V

HOD

Teaching experience: 19 years
Qualification: M.A, Ph.D, Post Graudation Diploma in Kuvempu Sahithya.

• Best NSS Programme officer appreciation in 2008 at Bangalore University.
• Received a “Best paper presentation Award” in National Level Seminar held on 28 th of July 2017 at Sri Bhaghawan Mahaveer Jain College, KGF, Kolar District.

• Appointed as a Textbook Editorial Committee member for Kannada Language for 1 st and 2 nd Semester B.Com course during 2014 to 2016 in Bangalore University.
• Guide for Ph.D. Scholars, and awarded one Ph.D Scholar in 2019.
• Bangalore University Academic level responsible works done like Question Paper Settings, Valuator, Reviewer, Exam Squad, Squad Chief, etc.
• Several Papers published in State / National / International level seminars.



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Mr. Nagaraja A

Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience: 07 years
Qualification: M.A, B.Ed, NET

Mr. Nagaraja.A has 7 Years of teaching experience in Kannada language and cleared UGC NET in 2017. Also he performs University level evaluation duties, Examination duties and Sitting Squad duties.



Hindi Department

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Dr. Lathif Ahamed B.

Associate Professor

Teaching Experience: 13 years
Qualification: M.A,B.Ed, M.Phil, Ph.D

He has Doctorate in Hindi Language his Topic of research is “Manzur Ehtesham ke Upanyason Mein Chitrit Antardwandv” from Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha (DBHPS), Chennai. He completed his B.Ed from Mysore Hindi Prachar Parishad (Karnataka Board) & He is Rashtra Bhasha Pravin from KMHSS, Bangalore. He Got 3 Gold Medals in Linguistic, Literature & over all Distinction from Mysore University. He completed his M.Phil from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.

He has more than 13 years’ experience in the field of teaching. He trained more than 100 B.Ed trainee Trained B.Ed trainee students on teaching pedagogy. His area of Interest is Linguistic & Poetry. He teaches Research Methodology, Applied Methodology & all faces of Literature. He has National & International Publication. He is strong &dynamic personality & Motivational speaker. He is a Question Paper Setter of Bangalore University and Bangalore North University (Semester &Non- Semester), Chief Superintendent for Bangalore University Semester Examination.



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Dr. Nitin

Associate Professor

Teaching Experience: 5 years
Qualification: M.A, Ph.D, SET, PGDTSH.

Dr. Nitin has completed his Doctoral research in “Samakalin Hindi Aur Marathi Kavitaon Mein Abhivyakt Samajik Chetana (1990-2000)”from ‘The English & Foreign Languages University’ (EFLU), Hyderabad. He qualified SET Exam from Pune University, Pune.
He completed his PGDTSH from University Of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. He has a 5+ year experience in the field of teaching and Many National & International research papers to his name. He teaches Poetry, Story, Drama and Novels papers for the students and his area of interest is Contemporary Poetry. Besides attending several conferences, seminars and training programs. He has also organized national seminar, faculty development programs and workshops.



Commerce Department

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Ms. Mini K N

(HOD) Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience: 18 years
Qualification: M.Com, MBA, B.Ed, SET, NET.

M.Com (Accounting & Taxation) - Calicut University, MBA (Insurance) - ICFAI University, B.Ed. (Commerce) - Mahatma Gandhi University, Cleared Kerala SET(Commerce) in the year 2002, Cleared UGC-NET(Commerce) in June 2013, Diploma in Computer Application.



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Mr. Balakumarayyan

Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience: 1 years
Qualification: M.Com (Computer Applications)

Mr.Balakumarayyan is handling BBA (Aviation) and other Aviation short term Diploma courses at St.Francis College. He is an Experienced professional with a proven record of more than 15 years of rich experience in the Aviation Industry. His tenure involves a dedicated track record of service in varying capacities ranging from ‘Station Incharge – Airport Customer Experience in Paramount Airways’, ‘Station Manager – Airport Services and Sales in Malindo Air’, ‘Head – Airport Services in Air Carnival and Air Deccan’ Respectively.

Mr.Bala has multi tasking experience in Airline Industry, which includes Airport Services, Customer Services, Security, Liaison with DGCA,BCAS,AAI,Private Airport Operators, Ground Handling Agencies and other Airlines for the approvals along with execution of daily routine operations. He has an experience in AIRS, SITA LIASON COMMANDER, RADIXX, SABRE, AMEDEUS reservation and Departure Control Systems during his 15 years tenure in Airlines.
He is also a qualified load and trim staff in Boeing 737-800/900 Series, Airbus A320, Embraer 170 & 175 and holds an “AVSEC and Security Screener Certificate’ from “Bureau of Civil Aviation Security – India & DGR CAT 9 Certificate’.
He also has wide experience in the training domain as a trainer, delivering exceptional training for Ground Operations, Reservations, Customer Services, Airport Services, DCS & Load and Trim.




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Ms. Shobha Jonathan

Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience: 13 years
Qualification: M.Com (Corporate Secretariaship), M.Phil, (Ph.D)

Shobha completed her M.com corporate secretary course from Karnataka University, Dharwad. She has worked as a financial advisor for one year. From 2007 she stepped into academics. Worked at Christ University from 2010-2016. She has an M.Phil degree in Women Entrepreneurship and is pursuing PhD from Christ University. She has presented papers at University level on Women Entrepreneurship, Faculty Developments, Holistic skill Developments and on quality teachings in 21 st century. She is passionate about teaching, Approachable and dedicated to the overall development of students as a whole. She believes in loving what one is doing as a choice, and loves her teaching profession.



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Ms. P .B. Deepa

Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience: 10 years
Qualification: M.com, Mphil,(PhD)

P.B.Deepa, Assistant Professor, St. Francis College, Bangalore from July 2019. She has 10 years of experience in Teaching. Pursuing Ph.D (Periyar University). University Rank Holder in M.Phil Degree Examination. She has done her Master’s degree from Periyar University, Salem in the area of Finance. She has attended and presented papers in the area of Banking and finance and published papers in UGC journals.



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Mr. Santhosh

Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience: 05 years
Qualification: M.Com, MBA, KSET, UGC NET

A passionate and self-motivated individual who has zeal in interacting with the youngsters and creating responsible individuals and agents of change in the society. Being specialized in finance, he handles classes for commerce and management. He imparts knowledge on stock markets and conducts mock investment sessions to the students.This facilitates the students to be not mere learners confined to classrooms, but to become the future investors and learn application of the theoretical knowledge in real life. He is also passionate about motivating the students to be more disciplined in their life. His classroom sessions are not very conventional and includes discussions and brainstorming on the current affairs, education, politics and the business world. He is a socially concerned person, who is associated with an NGO. He conducts empowerment programmes for the orphan girls in his leisure as a part of social responsibility.`

Workshop and Seminars Attended:
• Workshop on "Pedagogy of teaching skills at UG level" and "A road map to research techniques"
• National Seminar on "Changing dimensions of corporate reporting in India under IFRS regime"
• FDP on "Thesis & Article Writing: from Copper Strip to Gold Bar" conducted on 10th February 2018 at Seshadripuram Academy of Business Studies.

Paper Publication:
• An insight into One-Person Company - UGC sponsored two-day national seminar on "Companies Act 2013 - issues and challenges" Organised by BMS Women’s College Bangalore on 5th and 6th February 2016.



BBA Department

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Dr. Soniya K

Associate Professor

Teaching Experience: 10 years
Qualification: MBA, M.Phil, Ph.D

Dr.Soniya has been associated with St. Francis College, Bangalore from July 2019. She took over as Head of BBA Department on August 2019. She has more than 10 years of experience in Teaching and Research. She obtained her Ph.D from Anna University, Chennai in the area of Marketing.

She has done her Master’s degree from SNS College of Technology, Coimbatore in the area Finance and Marketing. She has been involved in teaching Marketing, Financial Services, Research Methodology and other marketing oriented subjects at post Graduate level to the students of Management. She has attended and presented papers in the area of Marketing and published around 35 research articles in refereed international and national journals which have been widely acclaimed. Her Research focuses on global versus local marketing; marketing strategy; innovation and current trends; brand management and so on. She has organized and conducted various workshops, Inter Collegiate Meets, Seminars and Conferences. Besides She is peer reviewer of American Texila University and also conducted various training programs for Blue Collars at Riya Chemy. She has also guided more than 50 M.Phil, UG and Post Graduates research projects.



Mathematics Department

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Ms. Jincy CP

Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience: 06 years
Qualification: M.Sc, M.Phil

Assistant professor with 6 years of experience in teaching mathematics to undergraduates at Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore. She is a “Mathemagician” with expertise in developing and adopting different methods for conveying key learning lessons. Her key strength is in handling dual role as an educator and a mentor to the undergraduates. She is a M.Phil. and M.Sc. graduate in Mathematics from Christ University.



Statistics Department

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Ms. Latha J

Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience: 06 years
Qualification: M.Sc, B.Ed, M.Phil

6 years of teaching experience in Engineering college and Degree Colleges. Started working from Pankajakasthuri College of Engineering and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala from 2011 onwards.

Conferences and Seminar Attended:
• Attended International Workshop on “Distribution Theory & Applications” organized by the Department of Statistics, University of Kerala, Trivandrum during 17-19, December 2015.
• Attended International Conference on Statistics on Statistics for Twenty-first Century-2015
(ICSTC-2015) organized by the Department of Statistics, University of Kerala, Trivandrum during 17-19, December 2015.
• Attended State Level Science Seminar on 12 th February, 2013 at Jyoti Nivas College.



Psychology Department

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Dr. Sudha Thomas

Associate professor

Teaching Experience: 05 years
Qualification: M.Phil, Ph.D

Ms.Sudha Thomas is a PhD and Mphil from NIMHANS Bangalore. Her core area of research is child mentalhealth issues. She has 5 years of experience in different fields of mentalhealth, has 3 research papers to her name. Her areas of interest is Research,Teaching Psychosocial(Psychiatric) interventions for child & adolescents



Computer Science Department

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Dr. Nazura Javed

(HOD) Professor

Teaching Experience: 8 years of industrial and 10 years
Qualification: MCA, M.Phil., Ph.D, NET

Dr. Nazura Javed has acquired her PhD from Bangalore university under the supervision of Dr. Muralidhara B. L. Besides, she holds a M.Phil. Degree from Christ university and has a UGC-NET certification in Computer Science. Her domain of research has been Social media analytics and machine Learning.

Her career as a computer science professional has spanned nineteen years including an academic experience of 11 years and software industry experience of 8 years. She has participated in seminars, conferences and published papers in reputed, refereed journals in the areas of analytics and machine learning. She has been working as a senior faculty in academic institutions under VTU and Bangalore university and has delivered talks on niche technologies like Social media analytics, Artificial Intelligence and NO-SQL databases.
She considers herself an enthusiastic learner with a passion for teaching.



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Ms. Sabitha S

Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience: 10 years
Qualification: M. Sc. Computer Science, (Ph.D)

Ms. Sabitha S completed her M.Sc in Computer Science at the Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore. She is currently pursuing her PhD in from Bharathiar University. Donned the role of ISO Internal Auditor and Positioned as Head of Dept of BCA in addition to 10+ years’ in teaching.

Publication:
• Published a paper in IJIRAE Journal, Volume 3, Issue04, April 2016 titled “ The Tools and technologies needed for offering E-learning Under LCMS - A Survey”
• Published a paper entitle “ A comparative study of different ontology based learner models for personalized E-Learning Systems” in ICJEJS – 2018 with catalog “CFP18Q63-PRJ: 978-1-5386-7321-8”.

Presentation/ Paarticipation:
• Presented a paper with title “The Semantic Web – Future of WWW”, in an International conference, iCIRET- 2013, held at Park College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore
• Presented a paper with title “Applications of Semantic Web for e- learning”, in a National conference, TEC’AFE 2K14, held at Garden City College, Bangalore.
• Participated in PRAJNAN-2013, National Level Faculty Development workshop on Research opportunities in Computer Science, held on March 16, 2013 at St. Claret College, Bangalore.
• Participated in the National conference “VIBHAVAT – 2014’ held ar Reddyjana Sangha First Grade college on 15 th October 2014.
• Attended a one day faculty development programme on “Research avenues in Computer Science” held at Dayananda Sagar Institutions, on 7 th October 2014.
• Participated in the National conference on Emerging Trends in IT-eit 15 organized by Christ University, on 26 th February 2015.
• Participated in the professional training workshop on Distributed computing with APACHE HADOOP organized by Christ University, on 15 & 16 December 2015.



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Ms. Benita Jaison

Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience: 06 years
Qualification: MCA, M.Phil, (PhD)

Currently pursuing PhD from Visvesvaraya Technological University.
Benita Jaison is MPhil in Computer Science from Christ University and has completed MCA from Bharathiar University.

Paper Publication, Conferences and FDP attended:
• Attended 3days National level FDP on “ Innovations in Teaching & Learning” Research Methodology & Data Analysis Using SPSS and AMOS from 7 to 9th February, organised by St Joseph’s College, Bangalore.
• Attended 4 days VGCT Sponsored FDP on Data Acquisition and Control Systems for Space Application, from 17 to 20 th December, organised by Dept. of MCA, New Horizon college of Engineering.
• Presented research paper titled ‘Blockchain Based System for Human Organ Transplantation Management’ in International Conference on Computational Vision and Bio Inspired Computing, organized on 29-30 November, 2018 by the Inventive Research Organization in association with RVS Technical Campus. The paper is also accepted to be published in Springer - Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering (Scopus Source Id : 19700186860)
• Presented research paper titled ‘An Intelligent Organ Distribution using Internet Of Things-Driven System’ in the 2 nd International Conference on Communication and Electronics Systems Organised by Confyy in association with PPG institute of Technology, Coimbatore on 19 th and 20 th October 2017. The paper is published in IEEE Xplore.
• Presented research paper titled ‘Anomaly Tracking Method for Camera Network’ in the national conference on Soft Computing at CMR institute of management studies held on 24th and 25th February 2012.



Economics Department

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Ms. Annie John

Assistant professor & HOD (Economics)

Teaching Experience: 23 years
Qualification: M.A, MBA, B.Ed, (Ph.D)

Ms Annie has 23 years of academic experience in the area of Economics and Management. She has completed MA in Economics and BEd in Social Studies from Mahatma Gandhi University, MBA in Marketing from Bharathiar University and is Pursuing PhD from Mother Teresa Women’s University. She has attended many workshops and participated and presented research papers in many conferences. She has three research paper publications to her credit. She has Innovative class room skills, Mentoring and Coordination skills.



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Ms. Usha L

Assistant Professor (Economics)

Teaching Experience: 08 years
Qualification: MA, B.Ed, SLET, (Ph.D)

Working experience from June 2011 to till date. The total years of experience is 8 years. Area of specialization is financial institutions and markets, Indian economy and development economics. I had been participated number of national and international seminars organized by UGC, as well skill development programs.



Journalism Department

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Ms. Prameela R

HOD and Assistant Professor (Department of journalism)

Teaching Experience: 05 years
Qualification: M.Sc Journalism

Paper Persentation/Publication
• “Portrayal of Women in Television Soap Opera” Paper Presented, National Conference held at Kristu Jayanti college,Bengaluru (2018)
• “Sustainable Development Through Research and Higher Education” Paper Presented, National Conference held at Indo Asian Academy Degree College Bengaluru 2018

• In recognition of the Publication of the entitled “Sustainable Development Through Research and Higher Education” Published in Shanlax International Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities UGC Approval No: 43960
• ”Changing Ethical Dimensions in Kannada News Channels” Paper presented , National conference held at JAIN (Deemed to be University)2019
• In recognition of the Publication of the entitled “Changing Ethical Dimensions in Kannada News Channels” Published in International Journal of Scientific Research and Review, An ISO:7021- 2008 Certified Journal.
• “Depiction of Women in Television Soap Opera- a study focused on kannada ” Paper Presented , National Conference held at Indo Asian Academy Degree College Bengaluru 2019
• In recognition of the Publication of the entitled “Depiction of Women in Television Soap Opera- a study focused on kannada” Published in National Journal of Arts, Commerce and Scientific Research Review.