Leadership

Dr Ashok K Chauhan

Founder President

I strongly believe that in today’s competitive world the best theoretical knowledge alone is not sufficient without practical knowledge and pragmatic approach which students learn while studying at Amity University, Jaipur (AUR).

I am delighted to see that the students at AUR are getting all the motivation, guidance and help from the dedicated faculty in developing their overall personality. These efforts are greatly helping students not only in achieving academic excellence, but also enabling them to possess great human values and traits to become a perfect professional and a successful entrepreneur.

Our students are well equipped to meet industry demands, goals and expectations and can become a great asset for an organisation by showcasing skills through challenging assignments entrusted to them. Our focus is to groom young future leaders having strong value system and competent professionals, with deep passion for humanity, to lead the world. I am proud that Amity University, Jaipur (AUR), provides world-class practical and industry-focused education which attracts brilliant students.

Our alumni are working in leading companies across the globe which is a testimony to innovative pedagogy and industry integrated curriculum that inculcate in each student the spirit of dedication, sincerity and loyalty. The university collaborates with corporate and industry stalwarts to impart world-class education so that all students write success stories in their life. My best wishes to students and their families.

Dr. ASEEM CHAUHAN

Chancellor - Amity University, Rajasthan

I welcome bright minds to Amity University, Jaipur, with immense pleasure and a sense of pride! A core part of Amity Education Group, this campus is one of the leading educational institutions in the country. Amity University, Jaipur, has a strong foundation of value based education integrated with best academic practices that makes this campus a world-class institution. The campus has instituted global standards in education, training and research activities backed by state-of-the-art infrastructure and the latest teaching methodologies. The university has a core faculty comprising qualified researchers from prominent institutions and eminent visiting faculty from renowned organisations.

The university offers a variety of programmes at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level as well as Doctoral programmes in the areas of Management, Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Information Technology, Commerce, Journalism and Mass Communication, Fashion Design & Technology, Architecture, Microbial Sciences and various emerging arenas of studies.

The university believes in nurturing talent through regular co-curricular activities alogwith excellence in academics. The academic ecosystem strives to blend modernity with tradition in each of its students with the mission to train future leaders of the corporate world.

The well-designed curriculum ensures holistic development of students and equips Amitians with emotional intelligence, team spirit, leadership qualities and discipline. Besides core academic programs, the mandatory components of curriculum, including behavioural science, foreign languages, communication skill and military training, instill life skills and leadership traits in students.

Jaipur as an emerging commercial and financial hub contributes in developing a robust culture for exchange and interaction with academia to create diverse and holistic workspaces with efficient and committed workforce. Students get a perfect platform to learn, grow and rise in the corporate hierarchy as well as learn from corporate peers and industry stalwarts.

The city is a perfect hunting ground for work opportunities and to witness consistent growth curve owing to presence of plethora of key industries and business. Various organizations, offering jobs in several streams, including engineering, medical science, fashion, management, biotechnology, accountancy, social science, and so on, operate from this city. Armed with an array of facilities and service sectors Jaipur offers lucrative options to citizens, students and professionals alike along with safe environment and quality life.

I wish success to all students in their future endeavours.

PROF. ARUN PATIL

President / Vice Chancellor of Amity University, Rajasthan

Professor (Dr) Arun Patil is currently Vice-Chancellor and President of Amity University Rajasthan, India. Prior to this Professor Patil was Pro Vice-Chancellor and Pro-President at Amity University Rajasthan. Before moving to India, Professor Patil was Director of Postgraduate Coursework Studies and Director of Deakin Engineering Education Research (DEER) in the School of Engineering, Deakin University, Australia. His other previous positions include Deputy Dean (L&T) at CQUniversity, Research Scholar and Project Officer at Monash University, Australia.

Professor Patil has over 30 years of teaching, research, and managerial experience in higher and further education. He holds a PhD, the Master of Engineering Science, both from Monash University, Australia. Professor Patil has received several awards including; Deakin University, School of Engineering’s Overall Contribution to the School; Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman Award by the Non-Resident Indians (NRI) Welfare Society of India; the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Best Practices in Learning and Teaching (CQUniversity) and Silver Badge of Honour from Monash University for his significant contribution to global engineering education.

Professor Patil is the founding General Chair for the International Engineering and Technology Education Conference (IETEC) Series held since 2011 and he has published widely including edited books, scholarly journal articles, book chapters, conference volumes and conference papers. One of his Springer edited book; Engineering Education Quality Assurance: A Global Perspective, is highly popular and most cited in engineering education literature. He is an active member of several professional organizations including, Engineers Australia (EA), European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI), The Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) and The Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE).

Prof (Dr) K Balakrishnan

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Amity University, Rajasthan

Prof (Dr) K Balakrishnan is an alumnus of Loyola College, Madras; IIM-Ahmedabad; ISB-Hyderabad; IESE-Barcelona and SCSVMV Chennai. His career spans 22 years in industry and 17 years in academia. He has worked in cryogenics, IT & telecom as well as heavy electricals sectors where he rose to become CEO of one of the ABB companies in India. He has taught at SDM-Mysore, IIM-Bangalore, KIAMS-Harihar (Karnataka) and served as Dean/Director at SDM-IMD-Mysore, ASB-Trivandrum, IBS-Bangalore, CIMP-Patna and the Goa Institute of Management.

Dr Balakrishnan has travelled abroad while teaching in MIT-Boston, Kansas University, and in premier schools in Barcelona, Budapest, Warsaw, London and Sydney. Dr Balakrishnan served on the Steering Network of the Initiative for Regulatory Innovation (IRI) of the CEU Business School and as a member of the Scientific Committee of INTREM, Hungary. He is the Representative of Governor of Goa on the Academic Council of Goa University and earlier Invited Member, Academic Council of other universities. Dr Balakrishnan is a reviewer with the International Journal of Emerging Markets and the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.

He has been serving as a Judge for the Richard Ivey-ISB Case Writing Competition since its inception. During his stint in industry he earned a joint patent for a system to detect metallic contamination in a non-metallic substrate. He is inclined towards teaching and research activities in Strategic Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship and Digital Disruptive Innovation. He has more than 50 publications to his credit and is an accomplished case writer.

Prof S.L. Kothari

Vice President - Amity Science, Technology & Innovation Foundation

Prof Kothari has been awarded Fulbright Fellowship to work at University of Illinois, USA. His work on cell fusion and recombination in mitochondrial genome has been regarded as pioneering in this field. He was also awarded Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship and Rockefeller Biotechnology Career Fellowship (1989-1996). His work on Genetically Modified rice and other cereal crops is cited internationally.

Prof Kothari has been elected as Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India, in 1997, and the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences in 2008 for his outstanding contributions in the field of Agricultural Biotechnology.

He was the Founder Director of the Centre for Converging Technologies (CCT) at University of Rajasthan. He has won various awards and accolades in Science.

Commander (retd) Vishwadeepak Singh

Registrar and Director (HR) Amity University, Rajasthan

Commander (retd) Vishwadeepak Singh has rich experience of over 30 years in the field of Education. A former Indian Navy Officer, his tenure spans from having held the post of Chairman of the Inspection Committee for granting affiliations for CBSE Schools and management of multi chain of schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya, Delhi Public School and Sainik Schools. His multi lingual proficiency, analytics excellence and superior business planning are attributes to his goodwill and his consulting engagement. He has worked as a core member with various leading agencies that include:

  • Start-up of International Knowledge Park Ltd of Global standards in Juhu, Mumbai - Russell Square International College (affiliated to the LSE and London University)
  • Start-up of new facility of a Joint Venture Company in Film City, Mumbai - Whistling Woods International Ltd
  • Supervision, administration and managing operations of Universal Education Group for its schools and higher education institutions
  • Education administration of SP Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) for its campus in Mumbai

A post graduate in Physics, Vishwadeepak Singh also holds postgraduate degree in Meteorology recognized by Cochin University of Science and Technology. He has also done Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics with HR specialization from Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune.