The Intellectual Capital Of DCSMAT

 Brig M C Ashok Kumar (Retd), M Sc, MMS, PSC, HDMC

Group Director and Dean of DCSMAT INSTITUTIONS


Brig MC Ashok Kumar is an alumnus of Sainik School Trivandrum, National Defence Academy, Pune and Indian Military Academy, Dehradoon. He holds a Masters degree in Military Science from the University of Chennai and a Masters degree in Management Sciences from Osmania University. Besides a large number of years in operational service in the Indian Army, he had also been an instructor in the Infantry School, Defence Services Staff College and College of Defence Management (HOD, Dept of HRD). He had also been an UN Observer in Namibia. After taking premature retirement from the Indian Army, he served with Reliance Retail Ltd as State Head, Supply Chain in Kerala, from 2007 to 2009.  He is the Director of DCSMAT Institutions and the Member Secretary of the Governing Council

Dr Umesh Neelakantan,   MBA, Phd

Principal, MBA,

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Dr Umesh Neelakantan has recently joined as Principal, MBA Programme, DC School of Management and Technology, Vagamon, Kerala. He has been honoured with Doctorate in Management from Periyar Maniammai University, Thanjavur. His PhD is titled “Organisational and Social Development through Cause Marketing – The case of Rural Ophthalmic Health care”

He is a Post Graduate in Management from SCMS – Cochin, Post Graduate in Hospital and Health Care Management from Symbiosis, Pune and FDP from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has around 22 years of academic and industry experience in the areas of Marketing, Human Resources, International Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizational Development. There are ten management case chapters to his credit including “The business of RBK: a role to be understood” was a national hit in the year 2008. He interacts with various establishments in and out of Kerala as Trainer and Consultant (Eg: Indian Navy, FACT, AVT Plantations, Eastern Treads, Manappuram Group, Kottackal Arya Vaidya Sala is few of the training programs conducted). His experience has been as Programme Coordinator and Consultant, Kuttukaran Group, Kochi, Head – Marketing, Sevana Group, Kizhakkambalam, Kochi, Director, Nehru School of Management, Presently he is also the Passive Director of Koumudi Grameena Netralaya (a rural ophthalmic health care institute) at Kasaragod. He is closely associated with different rural social service organisations.
Accolades: Case written at IIMA “The business of RBK: a role to be understood” was a national hit in the year 2008. He has won the best participant award at the International Case Convention held at Hyderabad, (Organized by Dhruva Institute of Management, Hyderabad and University of California. He is an Accredited Management Teacher of AIMA. One of his innovations was recently credited as among the top four by AIMS – We School international conclave. He is also approved for the Bharat Vibhuti Award (National Educational Star Award) in 2016. He also has many publications to his credit in national and international journals

Prof (Major) Premanathan

Principal UG Programmes


Prof (Major) Premanathan has recently joined the DCSMAT team as Principal of the Undergraduate programme. Prof (Major) Premanathan is an alumnus of the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. He was commissioned into the Army Educational Corps. During his 20 years’ stint in the Indian Army, he was posted as Academic faculty at the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune (affiliated to JNU, New Delhi) Indian Military Academy, Dehradun and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai. He also was Staff Officer (Edn) at Brigade, Sub Area and Corps Headquarters. After taking pre-mature retirement from the Army he worked as Registrar of CWRDM, Calicut, a premier R& D organization, for 8 years. He was Professor & Principal of the MBA program in DCSMAT during 2009-2013. During Sep 2013- July 15 he was the founder-Director of Talent Institute of Management Studies, Edappal affiliated to Calicut University. He was Hony Dean (Academics) of TIMS from Aug 2015 to Jan 2017.

He holds a Masters Degree in Personnel Management from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune. He is a sports buff, an avid reader and loves mentoring.

Prof. Thomas. V. George, B.Sc, M.Sc, MBA,CAIIB, NCFM, Director Placements

He holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Cochin University of   Science and Technology and an M Sc from Kerala University.  He is a certified associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) and has an NSE certification (NCFM) in financial markets. He was a winner of national merit scholarships from the Government of India throughout his collegiate education.  He has over 35 years of experience in the banking industry as an executive in THE FEDERAL BANK LTD. He had worked in various assignments like faculty and principal of the staff training college of “The Federal Bank Ltd”, Chief Manager of different branches and as CHIEF INSPECTING OFFICER before joining DCSMAT as a Professor in Banking, Derivatives and Risk management & International Finance. He had organized several high profile training programs on Marketing, Credit Appraisal, Executive development, Merchant Banking,  Investment Banking, FOREX WORK SHOPS etc.,

Also he has had completed Faculty Development programmes conducted by IIM, Ahmedabad, National Institute of Bank Management(NIBM), Pune, RBI Staff Training college, Bombay and SIBSTC(Southern India bankers’ staff Training college), Bangalore. He had been a “key note speaker” in several Investors’ meetings across the country.

Area of Interest : Corporate Investment, Finance & International Banking

Prof. Pramod Kumar  B,  BA, PGDCA, MBA,UGC-NET  : Professor

He  holds Masters Degree in Business Administration with marketing specialization from Madurai Kamaraj University, National Eligibility Test (NET) certificate in Business Management from University Grants Commission, (UGC) Govt. of India and a PG Diploma in Computer Applications from LBS Center for Science and Technology, Govt. of Kerala. He has three years of industrial experience and fifteen years of teaching experience. Before joining DCSMAT, he had worked as a Lecturer with the IHRD, Govt. of Kerala, and as Lecturer in the Department of Management Studies, University of Kerala. He had participated and presented papers in five National Level Seminars organized by the University of Kerala. He had also participated in three FDPs conducted by the University of Kerala, two FDPs conducted by the AICTE and one FDP organized by the AIMS.

Dr. Elizabeth Devasia, MA, MBA, PhD, Professor

Dr. Elizabeth holds a PhD from IIT Madras, an MA in Advertising and Public Relations from Madurai Kamaraj University, an MBA and MA in English Literature from University of Madras, and B.Sc from MG University. She has a mix of academic and industry exposure of over 6 years – which includes teaching stints at Madras Christian College, Madras University and NIT Calicut and industrial experience with Fractal Analytics, Madison Communications and Serco Global Services, all based out of Mumbai. She has presented papers at several international conferences and has a book chapter to her credit.

Dr.Siva Prakash C.S, MBA, PhD, FDP-IIMA: Associate Professor

Siva Parkash C.S is a PhD holder in Management and full time MBA (Marketing) from School Of Management and Legal Studies, University of Kerala.  Before joining with DCSMAT he was lecturer in School Of Management and Legal Studies, University of Kerala and also served as Project Officer at Entrepreneurship Development Cell, University of Kerala. He is a teacher who is coupled with industrial and academic experience for more than 7 years. He is a resource person for many central and state government agencies for handling training sessions in small business development, marketing and entrepreneurship. Till 2012 November he was the member of examination board (Management) of University of Kerala. He underwent four month Faculty Development Programme conducted by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and also he attended two Management Teachers Programme conducted by IIM-B and IIM-K in Strategic Management. He has got 22 publications, which include 7 international publications and 15 national research papers in double blinded peer reviewed and refereed journals. He has attended 4 international and 7 national level conferences and presented papers, and also got 4 book chapters in his credit. He has also published one case study in case volume titled “Unfolding Entrepreneurship”, which was published by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.  His areas of interest are Marketing, Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship Development.

Dr. Kuppachi Sreenivas, M.Com, Professor

Dr. Kuppachi Sreenivas, currently working as Professor in DC School of Management, holds Master’s degree in Commerce and Doctorate Degree from Sree Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh. He has 20 years of experience in academics. He previously worked in SNGIST, North Paravur, Ernakulam District as Professor. He has presented Papers in National and International Seminars. His stream of Specialization is Finance. He was a visiting Professor for reputed Institutions in Manglore and Coimbatore.

He has a keen interest in religious destinations and often explores them. He loves to cook in his leisure time and his favorite dish is Stuffed Brinjal.

Area of Interest : Banking Insurance & Finance, Capital Markets

Dr. Dipu Varghese, M.M.Sc, M.Phil, PhD, Assistant Professor

Dr. Dipu Varghese holds Doctorate Degree from Mahatma Gandhi University. He has been Principal at Emirose Institute of Management and Technology, Angamaly. He has been a guest faculty at School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology.He loves reading biography of Entrepreneurs and history of Enterprises. He is very fond of listening to  songs of  Arijit Singh

Area of Interest : Entrepreneurship, Advertising and Retail


Dr. Meenakshi D Verma, MBA,  Assistant Professor

She is a product of University of Mumbai, she has completed her MBA with specialization in HRM. She has been associated with ITC, New Delhi for 2 years in the capacity of Sr. Executive HR. She has over 6 years of academic experience. She has published 9 research papers and attended and presented papers at 12 National and International Conferences. She was heading the IBPS Panel for recruitment of Bank PO’s. She has “Young Achievers Award” to her Credit. She has authored a book on Business Communication. She has contributed chapters in 3 books. She is an Editorial Board member of International Journal of Management and Social Sciences. She is pursuing Ph.D. in HRM.” She has keen interest in fashion & lifestyle and even writes a blog on latest fashion trends

Area of Interest : Vedic Management, Entrepreneurship and people Management

Mr. Anuj Verma, MBA, UGC-NET, Pursuing Ph.d: Assistant Professor

He did his graduation from Delhi University and MBA from IITTM Gwalior. He has 9 years of work experience in corporate and academic sector, having worked in companies like, ITC Group, Makemy and Mahindra Holidays and 5 years of teaching experience in various institutions .He is NET qualified and presently pursuing Phd from Ranchi University. He has published 9 research paper and attended 11 conferences and contributed chapters in 3 books. He has authored book on Business Communication and received Young Acheiver’s award from IRDA. He is an also Associate Editor for International Journal for Management and Social Sciences .

He is passionate about reading fiction books and is presently writing a book himself. In his leisure time he loves playing video games. His favorite games are Tanki Game and Clash of Clans

Area of Interest: Digital Marketing, Marketing Communication, Advertisement

Mr. Baiju P. Samuel, BLM, MBA, MLM , FDP-IIM Ahmadabad: Asst. Professor,

He  holds two post graduate degrees, one in labour management and other in Business Administration from University of Madras. His experience is a blend of industry and academics.  He completed Faculty Development Programme from IIM, Ahmadabad. He has hands on experience of six plus years as programme officer in NGO and then worked as a recruiter in Career Net Technologies, Bangalore.  He previously worked as Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies, Vivekananda College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu. He has received many best performance awards during his tenure as recruiter and teaching.  His work has been published in one National publication. He is an Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) by AIMA in Human Resource, Organization Behavior and Labour Laws. Currently pursuing Ph.D from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore his business management streams are HR and Marketing.  He is very passionate about teaching through games.  He also facilitates general management papers. He has deep interest in Indian politics and is an expert in event management.

Area of Interest : Business Law, Industrial Relations and Organization Behaviour


Prof.Baiju Kumar S holds Masters Degrees in Education and English form Kuvempu University and Kerala University respectively. He has 25 years of teaching experience in English in different Indian states. He is a grammarian and avid reader of literary criticism. He has published number of poems in certain magazines. He specializes in teaching poems and phonetics/.  He has a profound interest in observing the changing educational systems in Indian context.

Ms. Heera S Kumar., M.Com, MBA, M.Phil, PGDIM, PGDHRM, PGDCA,

 Assistant Professor

Ms. Heera SasiKumar, is a Post Graduate in Commerce from University of Kerala and Master of Business Administration from Indira Gandhi National Open University. She holds degree in Master of Philosophy in Commerce from Department of Commerce, University of Kerala.  She has more than 8 years of academic experience in various educational institutions and also industrial exposure as HR consultant.  Her area of specialization is Finance and Human resource.

Dr. Deepthi Sankar, BCom, MBA, MPhil  : Asst. Professor

Dr.Deepthi Sankar holds a Masters in Business Administration.  She has completed her PhD in Marketing from CUSAT.  She has 10 years teaching experience.  Her areas of specialization are Marketing and Finance. She is fond of listening to rap music and pursues  Classical Dancing as her hobby

Area of Interest : Advertising, Branding & Consumer Behavior

Ms. Lekshmi. P., BCom, MBA  : Asst. Professor,

She is a postgraduate in Business Administration from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu and presently a research scholar at Noor Ul-Islam University, Tamil Nadu.  She has five years of teaching and six years industry experience, holding positions, such as Team Leader for the finishing school of Kerala State Women Development Corporation and senior positions at various industry levels.  She is currently pursuing a CFA program

Mr. Sanil Kumar. V.K., BCom, M.Com, MBA, UGC Net, FDP IIMA

Mr. Sanil Kumar holds two masters degrees, in Commerce and Business Administration from MG University, Kottayam.  He has cleared UGC-NET and underwent FDP at IIM (A).He is passionate about teaching and is addicted to listening Classical Music.

Area of Interest : Financial Management and Security Analysis, Cost & Management Accounting & Capital Market

Mr. Anoob J S, B Com, M Com

Anoob J.S, holds Masters degree in Commerce from Kerala University, cleared SET. He has more than 9 years teaching experience including 3 years of international experience. His area of competencies is Accounting, Financial Management, security analysis and Operations Research. Currently pursuing Ph.D in ­nancial Management.

Mr. Akhil B. Vijayan, MBA, Lecturer Mr. Akhil B. Vijayan is an MBA with dual specialization (HR & Marketing) from Chinmaya Institute of Technology, Kannur. He has 5 years of teaching & industry experience. He has served as an ACCA and MBA faculty at Vidya Bharathi Group of Institutions which is Pioneer ACCA and CIMA institute in India. In the year 2012/2013, he was awarded by CIMA Global with a certi­cate declaring him as the “CIMA Advocate of Kerala”.

Mrs.Manu Mohan, MBA, FDP IIM A : Asst.Professor 

Mrs.Manu Mohan holds a Masters in Business Administration specialization in Finance and Marketing from Anna University and a Bachelor Degree in Commerce from Kerala University and has over 3 years of teaching experience and more than a year experience in industry. She assisted a UGC Project relating to Women Entrepreneurship for Poverty Alleviation. She was an approved guest faculty for University Institute of Technology and University Institute of Management  ALLEPPEY. Worked as an Assistant Professor at MSN Institute of Technology during the starting of her carrier. Before joining DC School of Management and Technology she worked as an Assistant Professor at Lead College of Management Palakkad and has published an article on Management dilemma towards Karmayoga and presented one article on Green Marketing. She has  participated in more than five FDPs including an FDP conducted by IIM Ahmedabad and holds Alumnus status of IIMA .

Ms. Christy Abraham, MBA , Pursuing Phd.

Ms. Christy Abraham holds a Master's Degree in Management from Saintgits
Institute of Management, Kottayam. She is currently doing PhD in
Management from Kerala University. She has cleared UGC-NET. She has
around 4 years of teaching & industry experience.

Ms.Abila  C R

Ms. Abila C R holds a Post Graduation in Management from DC School of Management and Technology, Trivandrum.  She has 2 years of industry experience.  Her areas of specialization are Marketing and HR. Her expertise lies in editing of videos and she is passionate about photography

Area of Interest : Performance Management , Compensation Management , Training & Development

Ms. Soumya Saju B.Sc, M.Sc (Mathematics)

Ms. Soumya Saju holds a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from M.G University Kottayam. She is currently doing PhD in Mathematics from Madurai Kamraj University. Her areas of specialization are Quantitative Techniques and Abstract Algebra (Pure Mathematics). Her interest lies in reading autobiographies of famous personalities and she loves exploring natural destinations.

Ms.Renjitha R, BCA, MCA

She did her Post Graduation from NIITM (Nehru Institute of Information Technology and Management, Coimbatore) under Anna University, Chennai. Her  areas of specialization in software development , application softwares, system management, system development. She likes to read motivational stories and has deep interest in painting and drawing cartoons.

Area of Interest : Software Design and Development & Software Testing


Aswathy Sivan—BTech, MBA, UGC- NET

She holds a B Tech degree in  Electonics & instrumentation from TKM Institute of Technology and MBA from DCSMAT, Vagamon. Her areas of specialisation are Finance, HR & Quantitative Techniques.

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