Department of Commerce & Financial Studies

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Pranay Parashar
Ph.D. (Finance), M.Com, MBA, NET (Commerce), SET (Management)
Assistant Professor
Department of Commerce & Financial Studies
Contact: 9765898286
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Teaching Experience

[10 years]


Assistant Professor, Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Nagpur [01-07-2019 – 22-10-2019]

Assistant Professor, Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies and Research, Nagpur [01-01-2009 – 30-06-2019]

Industry Experience
[5 years]
  1. Head – Investments, Arya Chanakya Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur [01-09-2006 – 31-12-2008]
2. ISD – Head, SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur [12-01-2004 – 31-07-2006]
Teaching interest
  Financial Management, International Financial Management, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Risk Management and Derivatives, Managerial Economics
Research Interest   Credit Derivatives, Corporate Bond Markets, Mutual Funds, Capital Markets
Research Publication (selected)  
  • 1. An evaluation of the framework governing Credit Derivatives in India: Case of Credit Default Swaps
    2. An Evaluation of the Development and Growth Potential of Credit Default Swap Market in India
    3. A Conceptual Framework for Growth of Credit Derivative Markets in India with reference to the Corporate Bond Markets
    4. Make in India via Make in Maharashtra-Vidarbha-Nagpur: An Investor’s Dilemma
    5. Assessing financial health of select Cement Companies in India from an investment perspective (2012-2017)
  • Paper presentation (selected)   1. A study on perceptions of Advisors and Investors on Innovations in Indian Mutual Fund Industry with special reference to Reliance MF – ATM Card and Arbitrage Funds.
    2. A study of Trends in Banking Services with special reference to Credit Default Swaps.
    3. Impact of Digitization on Mutual Funds in India
    4. M-Squared - An Inclusive Measure of Portfolio Risk Adjusted Return
    FDP/ Workshop attended (Selected)  
      1. Strategic Management Teachers Programme (Foundation Course) organized by IIM Bangalore(2nd – 6th Apr 2012)
      2. Strategic Management Teachers Programme (Managing Strategic Incoherence) organized by IIM Lucknow (7th – 12th Jan 2013)
      3. SEBI Financial Education Resource Person Training Program organized by SEBI & NISM (11th – 14th Oct 2015)
      4. Programme on “Technical Analysis” hosted by Bombay Stock Exchange, (29th – 30th Sep 2010)
      5. Workshop on Credit Derivatives organized by FIMMDA and Dun & Bradstreet (28th May 2012)