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  Prof. Nirzari Pandit

M.A., M.Phil. English
Subjects: English and Commercial Communication

Prof. Nirzari Pandit has been associated with Som Lalit College of Commerce as full-time faculty for the last 18 years. Presently, she heads the Department of English and Commercial Communication. Besides Business Communication, she teaches Soft Skills sand Foundation Subjects like Personality Development, Presentation Skills, Writing Skills and Environment Studies in accordance with the Guj.Uni. B. Com. curriculum. She is also overall co-coordinator for academic as well as co-curricular activities at SLCC.

Prof. Nirzari has done her Masters followed by M.Phil. in English Literature from Gujarat University. Presently, she is pursuing Ph.D. in English in the area of Critical/Literary Theory, which involves a historical study of contemporary dystopian fiction. She has attended several state and national level workshops / seminars on diverse subjects like English Language Teaching, Post-colonial literatures, and Comparative Literature to name a few, and presented research papers. She has 4 published articles to her credit in anthologies of articles on iconic writers in Commonwealth literature.

Her experience includes teaching Business Communication at UG courses like BBA and BCA, and Professional courses, conducting workshops of English Language Learning for heterogynous groups of PG and UG students, and also framing of syllabus. Besides, it includes doing duties in various capacities as paper-setter, examiner, senior supervisor, observer, and so on at the external exams conducted by Gujarat University. She has been teaching the post graduate students doing Masters in English as visiting faculty at St. Xaviers’ College, Ahmedabad, for the last 10 years.

  Prof. Sanjay Raval

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Statistics
Subjects: Operations Research and Business Statistics
Prof. Sanjay Raval has been associated with Som Lalit College of Commerce as full time faculty for the last 17 years and is Head of Department of Statistics. He has over 19 years of academic experience having recognition for Under Graduate teaching (UG) since 1997 and for Post Graduate teaching (PG) since 2007 for the subject of Statistics. His experience involves teaching in Gujarat University in various faculties like B.Com, BBA and M.Com, and in IGNOU in faculties of BCA and MCA.

He has completed Doctorate from Gujarat University in 2007 in Applied Statistics, published / presented 15 papers at various National and International Conferences / in various Journals. He is a recognized Ph.D. guide for Statistics with Gujarat University. He has also completed 2 refresher courses and 1 orientation course organized by the Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. Besides, he has wide experience as Observer and Examiner at UG and PG exams of Gujarat University. He has also been co-ordinator for the B.Com Sem I and II Gujarat University external exams.

  Prof. Devangi Bhatt

M.A., Economics
Subjects: General and Business Economics
Prof. Devangi Bhatt has been associated with SLCC for 15 years as full-time faculty and head of department of Economics. She has been teaching Business Economics, Macroeconomics, Development Economics, International Economics and Public Finance at undergraduate level. She has done her Masters in Economics from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. She excels in Performing Arts, especially acting, directing plays and script writing, for which she has earned several laurels. She is faculty in-charge for drama activites within college and for inter-collegiate competitions.
Prof. Devangi has served as evaluator & observer during Gujarat University Examination. She has completed one Orientation Course organized by Gujarat University. She has participated in an International Conference organized by Department of Education, Government of Gujarat at Gandhinagar and has also attended a seminar sponsored by UGC at Anand.
She was awarded by Sangeet Natak Academy, Government of Gujarat for 5 times for her Theatre Performance. She was awarded as best performer of last 15 years by Indian National Theatre (Mumbai). She has performed in esteemed events like ‘Kalidas Samaroh -Ujjain’ , ‘Bharat Rang Mahotsav-Agra’ and ‘Pruthavi Theatre Festival -Mumbai ‘.
Also, she was awarded as Best Playwright by Reliance Industry Ltd., Bhavans Cultural Centre- Andheri and Chitralekha Magazine. Her collection of 26 short stories is being published by renowned Publication House ‘Navbharat Prakashan’.

  Prof. Kshama Balaji

M.A., English
Subjects: English and Commerclal Communication
Prof. Kshama Balaji has been full – time faculty for English and Commercial Communication with SLCC for the last 17 years. She has been teaching core subjects namely English and Commercial Communication and Soft skills / foundation subjects like Personality Development, Environment Studies, Presentation Skills and Writing Skills in accordance with the Gujarat University B.Com curriculum. She is also Faculty In-charge for Fine Arts activities organized at inter – college levels and within the college.
She has an M.A. in English from Kuvempu University, Karnataka. She is pursuing her Ph.D. at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, under the guidance of Dr. Nigam Dave. Her research area is focused on the city, culture, urbanity and literature.

She has presented seminar papers at State and National levels. She has completed 1 Orientation Course organized by the Academic Staff College, Gujarat University. She has also served as Examiner and Observer at the UG exams conducted by Gujarat University.

  Prof. Bhoomika Shah

M.Com., Accountancy, GUJ-SET, Commerce
Subjects: Accountancy and Auditing

Prof. Bhoomika Shah has been faculty for Accountancy and Auditing with SLCC for the last 17 years. She is M.Com. in Costing, from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. Presently, she heads the department of Accountancy. She is also faculty in-charge for competitions and performances of Dance activities (western, folk, classical) organized in the college as well as at inter-collegiate level. She has cleared SCOPE – certification exam for English language proficiency. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Finance from the School of Commerce, Gujarat University.

Her undergraduate teaching at SLCC includes subjects like General Accounts, Cost Accounting, Management Accounting, Cost & Financial Accounting, etc. She has wide experience as Observer and Examiner for the Gujarat University external exams.

Prof. Bhoomika has co-authored books for Accountancy subjects according to the B.Com. syllabus for Gujarat University students. She has attended workshops and seminars which include diverse and practical subjects like Tally Accounting. She has also completed 1 Orientation and 1 Refresher course organized by the Academic Staff College, Gujarat University.

  Prof. Sakina Merchant

M.Com., UGC-NET, Management
Subjects: H.R., Marketing, and Finance Management
Prof. Sakina Merchant is associated with Som Lalit College of Commerce as full-time faculty for Business Organization and Management for the last 15 years. She has teaching experience of 19 years at UG courses at Guj. Uni. Presently, she heads the department of Business Management. She has done M.Com. in Advance Business Management and has successfully cleared the UGC-NET in Management.
She teaches several subjects as part of the Gujarat University UG curriculum for B.Com., which include HRM, Marketing Mgt., Production Mgt., Finance Mgt., Rural Marketing, Services Mgt. and Indian Financial System. Her experience includes teaching Mgt. to BBA students. As part of overseeing co-curricular activities, she guides students for case- analysis for inter-collegiate competitions.

Prof. Sakina has co-authored several books for Management subjects in accordance with Guj. Uni. B.Com. curriculum for under-graduate students. She has wide experience as Observer and Examiner for the external exams conducted by Gujarat University.

  Prof. Jahir Mansuri

C.A., M.Com., Accountancy
Subjects: Accountancy, Auditing and Taxation
Prof. Jahir Mansuri is M.Com., LLB, F.C.A., DISA. He is s qualified and practising Chartered Accountant. He has been in the field of academics and is full-time faculty for Accountancy and Taxation with SLCC for the last 10 years. He has done his Masters in Accountancy and has a Bachelor degree in Law from Gujarat University.

He teaches Taxation, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Auditing, etc., in accordance with the Gujarat University curriculum to the B.Com. students at Som Lalit College of Commerce.

  Prof. Nairuti Parikh

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., English
Subjects: English and Commercial Communication

Prof. Nairuti Parikh has more than 12 years of academic experience, including 10 years experience as full-time faculty for English and Commercial Communication with Som Lalit College of Commerce. Earlier, she has taught at leading institutes of Commerce, Management and Performing Arts as visiting faculty. She has been teaching English Language and Literature, Commercial Communication, Environment Studies and Personality Development in accordance with the Gujarat University curriculum for B.Com. She has also taught communication skills to the BBA students of Som Lalit Institute. She is faculty in-charge for Literary Arts activities including public speaking, quiz etc, for competitions within college and at inter-collegiate levels.

Prof. Nairuti has successfully completed a Ph.D. in English, in Diaspora Studies, focusing on Indo-Canadian diaspora writers, from the School of Languages, Gujarat University, under the guidance of Dr. Ranjana Harish, besides having completed her masters and M.Phil in English.

She has presented papers at reputed national and international seminars\conferences and has completed 1 Orientation course for college teachers organized by the Academic Staff College, Gujarat University. She has also served as moderator, paper-setter, observer and examiner at the Guj. Uni. external examinations.

  Prof. Archana Shah

M.Com., L.L.M. (Gold Medalist)
Subjects: Business Laws
Archana Shah is a full time faculty for Business Laws and Legal Drafting and has 17 years of academic experience. She has completed her Masters in Commerce from Gujarat University and is a Gold Medalist at LLM. Presently, she is pursuing Ph.D. In Law from Gujarat University.
Prof. Archana has been serving as paper-setter, examiner and moderator at Gujarat University Under Graduate Exams. She has co–authored books on Business laws and Industrial and Commercial Laws as per Gujarat University syllabus.
She has worked with prestigious institutes like – S.M. Patel College of Commerce, Navgujarat College and School of Law, Gujarat University. Her research paper on the topic of “women’s rehabilitations centre” has been published by AURO University, Surat. She has attended National Seminars conducted by School of Law, Gujarat University.

  Prof. Ronak Patel

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Statistics
Subjects: Operations Research and Business Statistics
Prof. Ronak Patel has been full-time faculty for Statistics with SLCC for the last six years. He has also taught students in the B.Sc. Program as a Visiting Faculty at St. Xavier’s College. He has completed M.Sc, and M.Phil. in Statistics. He is now a Ph.D. from Saurashtra University in the area of hypothesis testing. At SLCC, he teaches Basic Statistics, Operations Research and Fundamentals of Statistics.
Prof. Ronak has attended various seminars and presented papers at state-level conferences. He has good experience as observer and examiner at various external exams conducted by Gujarat University.