Academics  

Love to remain a student forever...

Post graduation in Economics with specialization in Econometrics from University of Kerala and received MPhil in Applied Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, and has completed research work for PhD in the area of efficiency measurement in transport sector with the same university. 

Academic Credentials

Ph.D in Economics (to be awarded)

Centre for Development Studies (CDS) - Trivandrum, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) - New Delhi. (2018).
Area of Research: Economics of the Efficiency of State Transport Undertakings in India.
Supervisors: Dr. K.Pushpangadan and Dr. K.P Kannan

M.Phil in Applied Economics

Centre for Development Studies (CDS) - Trivandrum, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) - New Delhi. (1998).
Topic of Thesis: Institutions, Inert Areas and X-Efficiency: An Analysis of State Transport Undertakings in India.
Supervisors: Dr. K.Pushpangadan and Dr. Achin Chakraborthy

UGC-JRF and Lectureship in Economics

University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. (1995)

M.A in Economics (Econometrics Stream)
with Specialisation in Econometrics, Mathematical Economics and Advanced Statistics

Department of Economics, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Trivandrum. (1995).
Passed in First Class with 65.1 per cent in the aggregate.

CCA (Certificate in Computer Applications)

Lal Bahadur Sastri Centre for Science and Technology (LBSCS&T), Trivandrum, Kerala. (1992).
Passed in First Class with 84 per cent in the aggregate.

B.A in Economics

St. Berchmans’ College, Changanassery, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. (1991).
Passed in First Class with 67 per cent in the aggregate.

PDC (Pre Degree Course) in Arts (Humanities) Group

St. Berchmans’ College, Changanassery, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. (1988).
Passed in First Class with 69.11 per cent in the aggregate.

SSLC (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

St.John the Baptist’s High School, Nedumkunnam, Dept of Education, Govt of Kerala. (1986).
Secured First Class with 82.83 per cent in the aggregate.

 

Recognitions

Doctoral Fellowship (Under Salary Protection Scheme) from ICSSR, New Delhi

For Ph.D programme for two years, from 1999 onwards, from Indian Council of Social Sciences Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.

Institutional Fellowship from CDS, Trivandrum

For M.Phil Programme in Applied Economics from 1995 to 1997 from Centre for Development Studies CDS), Trivandrum

JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) from University Grants Commission

From University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi.

Merit Scholarship from Teachers' Welfare Fund, Trivandrum

For M.A. Degree Course from 1991 to 1993, based on the performance in B.A.Degree Examination

Prof. K.K. Francis Memorial Award from SB College, Changanasserry

For the top scorer in B.A Degree Examination in Economics from St. Berchmans’ College, Changanassery in 1991.

University Merit Scholarship from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

For Degree Course, from 1988 to 1991, based on the performance in Pre Degree Examination

President's Scout Award from the President of India

The top most award in Scouting, from the President of India in 1985.

Prizes for General Proficiency and in Elocution and Essay Writing Competitions

From school to college level competitions. Participated in Yuvavani programmes of All India Radio, Trivandrum. Worked as Chief Editor of the Silver Jubilee Souvenir of Sahrudaya Hostel, St. Berchmans’ College, Changanassery.