Dr. Nagaraj Shenoy, M.E. (Civil), MBA, M.Phil., FIE, Ph.D., brings over 25 years of distinguished experience in education, encompassing teaching, training, and institution building. With six years of field experience in construction management, he is a proven leader with exceptional people management and problem-solving skills


To Serve in Pivotal Roles for Building Educational Institutions of Excellence.

Educational Qualification

  • M.E. in Civil Engineering from U.V.C.E., Bangalore University
  • MBA with specialization in Human Resource Management
  • M. Phil in Management with specialization in Human Resource Management.
  • PhD in Management from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka, India.



  • Dayananda Sagar College of Arts, Science and Commerce (DSCASC), Bengaluru –  Principal & Director / March 2017 to May 2024
  • Indian Academy School of Management Studies (IASMS), Bengalu – Director / June 2014 to February 2017
  • PES Institute of Technology (PESIT), Bangalore – Professor, MBA Department / February 2008 to June 2014
  • JSS Academy of Technical Education (JSSATE), Bangalore – Assistant Professor, MBA Department / March 2006 to February 2008
  • M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT), Bangalore – Senior Lecturer, MBA Department / August 2004 to March 2006
  • C.M.R. Institute of Technology (CMRIT), Bangalore – Co-ordinator, MBA Department / September 2001 to August 2004
  • Shirdi Sai Engineering College (SSEC), Bangalore – Lecturer, Civil Engineering Dept. / November 1997 to September 2001



  • Indian Aluminium Co. Ltd. (INDAL), Belgaum – Civil Engineer / January 1991 to December 1993
  • Gannon Dunkerly & Co. Ltd. Hyderabad Region – Site Engineer / January 1988 to December 1990


  • Employee Turnover Problem in Software Industry
  • Impact of Employee Turnover on IT/ITES Industry with Special Reference to BPOs of Bangalore
  • Applicability of Six Sigma Concepts in Specific HRM Functions in the Software Industries of Karnataka


  • Management Information System
  • , A book for MBA students – Published by Subhash Publications, Bangalore, 2009.
  • Statistics for Management (ISBN: 978-81-8281-359-5), A book for MBA students – Published by Vrinda Publications, New Delhi, 2011.
  • My Dear Students, – Every College Student’s most Essential Handbook (ISBN: 978-93-90661-31-2) – a unique book on Mentoring College Students, Published by WINGS PUBLICATION, Indore, 2021


  • Emerging paradigm conflicts in promoting Human Resource Accounting, a research paper published in Management Megatrends – Twenty-First Century Perspectives (ISBN: 978–81- 8424-594-3), a book edited by Dr. Kalyani Rangarajan et al, Allied Publishers Private Limited, New Delhi, 2010.
  • Innovative Approaches to Manage Employee Turnover in Business Process Outsourcing Industry of Bangalore, a research paper published in Innovation in Management – Challenges and Opportunities in the Next Decade (ISBN: 978–81-8424-761-9) a book edited by Dr. M. S. Rangaraju et al, Allied Publishers Private Limited, New Delhi, 2012.
  • Gender Issues in Workplaces for Sustainability – A Study at BPOs of Bangalore, a research paper published in Challenges of Sustainability and Growth in Indian Industry Proceedings (ISBN: 978 81 88849 99-5) a book edited by Dr. S. Nagendra et al, Sanguine Technical Publishers, Bangalore, June 2013.
  • Measurability of HRM: Overcoming Perception Divide among HR Professionals about Six Sigma Measures, a research paper published in Innovation – the key to global competitiveness (ISBN 978 9383506 01 9), a book edited by Dr. S Nagendra, Sanguine Technical Publishers, Bangalore, 2013.
  • Applicability of Six Sigma in Human Resource Management in the International Book Harnessing Human Capital Analytics for Competitive Advantage published by IGI Global publication, Hershey, PA 17033, USA, released on March 2018. ISBN13: 9781522540380/ISBN10: 1522540385 /(DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4038-0)


  • Lean and Green: Towards Green HRM Using Six Sigma, a research paper published in The International Journal’s Research Journal of Social Science & Management (RJSSM) – (ISSN: 2251 – 1571) Volume: 2, Number: 10, Issue: February 2013.
  • Challenges in Application of Six Sigma Techniques in HR Domain, a research paper published in International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT & Management (IJRCIM) – (ISSN 2231- 5756) Volume No 3 (2013), Issue No. 07 (July)
  • Expectations of Men of Mars and Women of Venus at BPOs of Bangalore a research paper published in MITS International Journal of Business Research (MIJBR) – (ISSN: 2349-1701) Volume: 3, Issue: 1, January-June 2016.


  • My life lesson: Choose your path and keep moving article published by Rediff.com – India’s leading website of news, information and discussion, in their ‘Get Ahead’ section on April 13, 2019.
  • Is the Stigma on Distance Education Justifiable? article published by Rediff.com – India’s leading website of news, information and discussion, under the title Have a distance education degree? Getting a job may be hard in their ‘Get Ahead’ section on March 22, 2019.
  • Rose in the Thorns published in India’s leading nationalistic weekly Organiser New Delhi, in its issue Vol. 70, No. 2 of July 8, 2018.
  • Time to Honour the Ekalavyas was published in Higher Education Plus magazine in its July 2020 issue.
  • Published as Columnist 30 articles on ‘Facing the Examinations’ for Students in Karnataka’s No. 1 daily VIJAYAVANI under the column ‘PAREEKSHA KAALA’ from 16 April to 16 May 2022.
  • Published as Columnist 36 articles on educational matters every Thursday in my column VK edu Planner in Karnataka’s leading daily, VIJAYA KARNATAKA from 7 July 2022 30 March 2023.
  • Apart from the above, numerous articles are published in leading state-level Kannada periodicals on a wide spectrum of topics.


  • ‘Create & Narrate’ organized Panel Discussion – participated as a Resource Person on How can Storytelling Create an Impact on our Careers on 16 April 2022.
  • National Education Policy (NEP) – a One-day Webinar at Vivekananda Institute of Technology as the Main Resource Person on 17 November 2021.
  • ‘Education News Network’ – A Division of ‘Education Today’ Magazine, invited as a panellist for Panel Discussion on the topic Can Indian Universities Reverse Our Fascination for Western Education? on 12th May 2021.
  • Revised NAAC Framework – 6-day FDP. Invited as Resource Person organised by IQAC Cell of The Oxford College of Business Management, Bengaluru on 30 March 2021.
  • ‘Career Counselling Webinar’ for College Students – Invited as Educational Expert on 1 August 2020, organised by ‘Vijay Karnataka’, the leading daily newspaper of Karnataka.
  • A Discussion on Article 370 organized by Citizen’s Discussion Forum, VARTHAMANA at Terapanth Bhavan, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru on 21st September 2019.
  • FEED (Faculty Education, Enrichment and Development) Program (Topic: Effective MBA Project Guidance) for Faculty Members of Bangalore University on 5th MAY 2016 at Indian Academy School of Management Studies, Bengaluru.
  • Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (Topic: Ideation) on 16th March 2016 at Sri Sairam Engineering College, Anekal, Bengaluru.
  • Gandhi Jayanti 2014 (Topic: Gandhiji as a Leader) on 2nd October 2014 at Indian Academy Group of Institutions, Bengaluru.
  • Faculty Orientation Program (Topic: Statistics – Effective Teaching) for the MBA faculty members of Bangalore University on 26 August 2014 at Indian Academy School of Management Studies, Bengaluru.
  • Srujana – 2014 (Topic: SWOC / SWOT Analysis) on 10th July 2014 at Indian Academy Degree College, Bengaluru.


  • Eminent Scholar, Author and Ex-MLC of Karnataka Dr. S. R. Leela interviewed me for her YouTube Channel ‘LEELA JALA’ in the context of my book My Dear Students in November 2022.
  • Appreciation article published on my Visionary Leadership
  • by Business Connect magazine in its July 2022 issue.
  • READERS CLUB – Magazine for Avid Readers & Inspiring Leaders, has published the Summary of my Book My Dear Students in its August 2022 issue.
  • Interviewed by Create & Narrate Channel on their Author Speak series about my book My Dear Students on 5th June 2022.
  • Invited as a Chief Guest at the grand launch of TAKSHARA – The Learner’s App, along with Shri B. Sriramulu, Hon. Cabinet Minister, Govt of Karnataka on 18 April 2022.
  • Invited as Chief Guest at COM FEST – 2022 of Jnanodaya P U College, Bangalore, on 11 February 2022
  • Invited as a Chief Guest at the Graduation Ceremony of SSB Sure Shot Academy on 29 November 2021.
  • Edited a book with a compendium of research articles on the theme Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainability (ISBN 978 81-941978-1-2) as Editor-in-Chief published by Institute of Management Development and Research (A National Publishing House), Coimbatore in 2021.
  • Inaugurated ‘Two-day National Conference’ on Advances in Civil Engineering as Chief Guest and delivered Key Note Speech organized by East West Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, on 3 October 2019.
  • Chief Guest at XTREME 2K19 Event of Dayananda Sagar Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, and delivered the main speech on Tips for the Life Ahead on 30th March 2019.
  • Inclusion of my Profile in National & International Compendiu of Who’s Who in Education for 2019.
  • Pull quote published: India’s leading career magazine ‘Careers 360’ published my opinion as a pull quote in its November 2018 issue.
  • Launched a Newsletter DSJBS Footprints at Dayananda Sagar College of Arts, Science and Commerce. It covered all the events organized in one semester and the achievements of the faculty and students in a half year span.
  • Inaugurated Commerce Forum of Vivekananda Degree College, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru, and delivered the inaugural talk on Career Vision on 19.09.2018.
  • Invited as a resource person for a panel discussion on Managing Educational Institutions in Disruptive Era at the Conference on Management and Leadership in Disruptive Times organized by ‘Indus Business Academy’ (IBA), Bengaluru, on 7th December 2018.
  • ‘Career Connect’, a leading academic magazine carried my interview in its February 2017 issue.
  • Featured in ‘Communication Feature’ of ‘Dalal Street Investment Journal’ (DSIJ) – India’s No.1 Investment Magazine in its India’s Best Business Schools 2017 issue with my profile published.
  • Insights Published: The reputed education magazine ‘Career Connect’ in its special issue on Digital Learning published my INSIGHTS in its feature on Learning through Digital Medium in its issue of October 2017.
  • Featured in ‘Communication Feature’ of ‘Dalal Street Investment Journal’ (DSIJ) – India’s No.1 Investment Magazine in its India’s Best Business Schools 2016 issue with along with the detailed profile.
  • ‘Career Connect’, a leading academic magazine
  • published my interview in its February 2016 issue.
  • Invited as Chief Guest for National Conference on Futuristic Trends in Power Integration & Computing Techniques (NCFPIC) and delivered Key Note Address on 7th November 2015 at Sri Sairam Engineering College, Bengaluru.
  • Felicitated at International Conference on Global Convergence of Management Education and Practices held on 25 and 26 November 2015 at Bengaluru, India.
  • Started a Newsletter IASMS Imprints at ‘Indian Academy School of Management Studies’ to record the happenings on the campus and create awareness and develop a sense of belonging among the stakeholders.

Editor-in-Chief of The IASMS Journal of Business Spectrum – A Bi-annual Journal from Indian Academy School of Management Studies, Bengaluru, India. (ISSN 0974 – 8016) from June 2014 to January 2017 issue.


  • Performed Assessment & Accreditation of many Educational Institutions across the country as a NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) Peer Team Member.
  • Honored with Fellowships by ‘The Institution of Engineers (India)’, CEGR (Centre for Education Growth and Research) and MTC Global
  • Awarded ‘Outstanding Paper’ prize in Two International Conferences consecutively.
  • Authored books on Management Information System and Statistics for Management.
  • Addressed the National Level Webinar on Exam Reforms and Assessment, as Key Note Speaker on 28th August 2021. The event was organized by the Centre for Education Growth and Research (CEGR) which is a leading Education Think Tank in India. All other speakers were either Vice-Chancellor of a University or Chairman of a Group of Educational Institutions.
  • Authored a unique book for Coaching and Mentoring College Students of all domains titled My Dear Students.
  • Published as Columnist 30 articles on ‘Facing the Examinations’ for Students under the column ‘PAREEKSHA KAALA’.
  • Published as Columnist 36 articles on educational matters in my column VK edu Planner.


  • Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Award by Karnataka Government’s Prestigious Award instituted by BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike) for ‘Exemplary Service to Education Field’ for the year 2018.
  • Top 10 Thinkers 2023 for phenomenal contribution and impact in the Higher Education space by MTC Global.
  • Awarded Principal Par Excellence by IIHM Teachers’ Day Awards 2023 on 15 September 2023.
  • Golden Book Award 2022 for my book My Dear Students on 23.12.2022 by MTC Global.
  • Heroes of Education – 2022 award by The Trading Minds on 01 November 2022.
  • Golden AIM Award for Excellence and Leadership in Education with Top 30 Iconic Principal Award on 8 April 2021.
  • Seva Bhushan AwarAWARDS RECEIVEDd by Karnataka Rajya Vokkaligara Vikas Vedike for service in the Education Field on 21 March 2021.
  • Workplace Legend Award, a Piedpiper Events Initiative, on 27 February 2019, and my life journey and learnings featured on their website workplacelegends.com in Real Leaders! Real Stories! Real Inspirations! with the title Making Stepping Stones out of Stumbling Blocks: An Academician’s Inspiring Story.
  • Lifetime Education Achievement Award for ‘Outstanding Achievements and Remarkable Role in the field of Education’ by ‘National & International Compendium’, New Delhi on 8th March 2019.
  • ‘Great Achievers Award for Education Excellence’ by Global Achievers Foundation in February 2017.


  • Fellow – The Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata (FIE) – (No. F–117107-7)
  • Fellow – Centre for Education Growth and Research (CEGR) – (No. FAC035)
  • Fellow – MTC Global – a Global Think Tank in Higher Education
  • Life Member – Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi – (No. LM 45312)
  • Life Member – Bangalore Management Association (BMA), Bengaluru – (No. LF 477)
  • Life Member – Kannada Sahitya Parishath, Bengaluru – (No. 117725)
  • Life Member – Mythic Society, Bengaluru – (No. L – 152)
  • Life Member – The Indian Institute of World Culture, Bengaluru– (No. 21406)
  • Life Member – Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishad, Bengaluru – (No.1155)