Faculty Members


Fr. (Dr.) Paul Kaithottungal

MBA Director

Fr. (Dr.) Paul Kaithottungal is a catholic priest ordained for the Arch Diocese of Ernakulam Angamly whose passion for learning and teaching has earned accolades and acceptance across the country. After completing his BA (Economics, Sociology and History) program from University of Mysore, Fr. Paul studied theology at St Joseph’s Seminary, Mangalore, certified by Urbaniana University, Rome. However his interests in economics and marketing led him to pursue the MBA program at Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies during 2000-2002. It is his desire to master intricacies and nuances of economics and marketing that made him pursue M.Phil from Bharathidasan University in 2007, and Ph D in marketing from D. Y. Patil University, Navi Mumbai in 2014. He has a deep passion for organizational culture, organizational performance, cross-cultural buying behavior, social change, advertising, and strategic communication. He completed his Faculty Development Program (FDP) from IIM, Ahmedabad in 2006 had been a faculty with D. Y. Patil University.

He is actively involved in academic development programs and teaches managerial economics. He is one of the outstanding faculty members who can bridge economics with marketing. His publications include Influence of organizational culture on social acceptability, Organizational performance on social acceptability, Religiosity in Buying Decision making, and Impulsive buying behavior. He is also a keynote speaker and consultant to several organizations for marketing decisions, and an invited speaker by many companies and organizations. Fr. (Dr.) Paul academic leadership has been the transformational driving force for several institutions under Naipunnya Group. He has introduced Faculty Enrichment Programs for fostering staff development, has been addressing different teaching and learning styles in academic programs of Naipunnya educational institutions. He had coordinated ISO activities for Naipunnya Institute of Management and Information Technology (NIMIT) to get the institute ISO certified. He is a warm, loyal, talented and caring person who loves making a difference in the life of everyone who comes across.


Dr. Jacob Mathew Pulikotil

Professor & HOD

A corporate trainer and Sales manager, Prof. Jacob is a seasoned professional with 20 years of experience in the corporate. A true professional with a passion for excellence, Prof. Jacob started of his career as a sales executive in Glaxo Smith Kline India Ltd. During his career he has served in various positions in Sales, Marketing, and training. After his long stint in the corporate, Prof. Jacob took up studies in the prestigious Assumption university of Thailand and graduated in Psychology. Later he worked as a counselor in students department. Returning to India he pursued, MBA and PhD in Human Resource Management from Annamalai University. He has published 23 papers in various area of management. He has also participated in various conferences and seminars and organized workshops and conferences in India and abroad. Apart being a faculty, he has been a trainer in soft skills, career and psychological inventories. His areas of interest include Social networking sites, Performance Management, Organizational Behavior, Psychological testing and corporate social responsibility. Prof. Jacob has also been involved in career counseling and has been associated with admissions, and placement. He has also travelled widely across the globe to several countries in Europe, South East Asia, Middle East and Australia.

Mr. Sabu Varghese

Mr. Sabu Varghese

Associate Professor

Mr. Sabu has approximately 20 years of industry experience and 8 years in academics. His accomplished management career reflects more than 10 years of experience in operational leadership, resource utilization and organizational development. He is an innovative training and development professional with experience in training employees for supervisory skills and organizational effectiveness. He is the training manager and the management representative - ISO for Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information Technology. He is currently pursuing Ph.D in Human Resource domain. He is a resource person for many training and development programmes. Mr. Sabu’s academic qualifications include M Sc. and MBA. His interested areas are organizational development, leadership training and development etc.

Mr. Nijo Varghese , Assistant Professor

Mr. Nijo Varghese

Assistant Professor

Mr. Nijo has his post graduation in MBA (Marketing, Finance) and has 7 years of industry experience and 2 years of academic experience. A scholar who has proved his academic aspirations in the wide array of subjects ranging from information technology to brand management. His portfolio of domains demands continuous learning and keen observation of biz world.

Mrs Ayana, Assistant Professor

Mrs Ayana Johny

Assistant Professor

Dr. (Mrs). Ayana Johny, a professional with four years of corporate experience and two years of teaching experience. Started her career as Assistant Manager in South Indian Bank Ltd. During the banking career she worked in various positions in marketing, Information technology department and was the faculty in staff training college of the bank. Worked as faculty in Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME, Kochi). She is also a resource person in Employment Guidance Bureau, Cochin University of Science and technology. She was awarded Ph.d in Information Technology and Banking by Cochin University of Science and Technology. Has two international publications and three paper presentations to the credit. Her academic qualifications include MBA (Finance) and Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Research Management. Her areas of interest are banking and case research methods.

Jithin Benedict

Mr. Jithin Benedict

Assistant Professor

Mr. Jithin Benedict is an MBA (Marketing and Systems) from Rajagiri School of Business studies and MSc in Psychology. He has 5 years of industry experience in Infosys Technologies Ltd. and Idea Cellular Ltd. as Asst. Manager. He is currently perusing his PhD in Marketing domain. His area of interest comprises Retail analytics, Brand Management and other realms of Marketing and Information Technology. He is a professional trainer and keen in equipping students with skills for B- World.


Mr. A.Bhuvanes Kumar

Assistant Professor

Mr. A.Bhuvanes Kumar is an B.Tech., MBA (Finance & Marketing) from Anna University, Chennai and a University rank holder in Business Studies. He has also qualified UGC-NET. Being a topper in MBA, he got a Singapore internship sponsored by the college management for the period of 45 days. He completed his B.Tech from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore and served Voltas Ltd (TMD) as a Project Engineer for the period of 3 years and he has been serving in the teaching field for the past six years. He has participated in various national and international conferences, workshops and seminars in India. His area of interest comprises Financial Management, Financial modelling, Operations, Costing, Quantitative Techniques and Banking.

Mr Sreenish , Assistant Professor

Mr Sreenish S Ramaswamy

Assistant Professor

Mr. Sreenish S Ramaswamy has more than 8 years of teaching experience. He possesses bachelor degrees in Commerce and Masters in Business Administration. He is a certified trainer for IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standard) IAAP, UK. He has attended Management Development Program in Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai on sales and client management skills. Currently he is doing his PhD on Effectiveness of Bancassurance at Pondicherry University.

Mr Abi

Adv. Abi Antony

Assistant Professor

Adv. Abi Antony has gained his LLB from Mahatma Gandhi University, specializing in Labor law in 1995. He holds a business degree from Madurai Kamaraj University specializing in Human Resource Management, and PG diplomas in Journalism as well as Industrial Relations and Personnel Management. He is a member of the Kerala High Court Advocates Association, and Ernakulam District Court Bar Association. A visiting faculty at NBS, Prof. Abi Antony' s areas of interest includes Constitutional Laws, Intellectual Property Rights, Banking and Financial laws, Environmental Laws, Business Laws and Consumer laws. He also has 2 decades of experience encompassing advocacy, teaching, training and research.


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