Department of Commerce & Financial Studies

Profile of Faculty


Ph.D., M.Com, MBA (Fin), UGC-NET
Associate Professor & Head
Department of Commerce & Financial Studies




17.5 years (Teaching - 14 yrs, Corporate – 3.5 yrs).
• Assistant Professor (Sr. Grade) – Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra from 2007 to 2019
• Colombo Plan Professor to GCBS, Royal University of Bhutan (on deputation through Ministry of Ext. Affairs, Govt of India) from 2016 to 2018
• Lecturer – Center for Management Development from 2006 to 2007
• Sr Executive (Admin) – IBM Daksh from 2000 to 2003

Teaching interest
  Financial Management, Portfolio Management, Valuation, Financial Derivatives and Financial Modelling
Research Interest
  Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisition, Capital market efficiency
Research Interest   Credit Derivatives, Corporate Bond Markets, Mutual Funds, Capital Markets
Research Publication (selected)  
  • Singh, K.B. & Singh, A. (2019). Impact of Audit Firm Rotation on Audit Quality: Evidence from Bhutan, IJRTE (ISSN: 2277-3878), Vol 8, Issue 2S3, 1410-1417 (Scopus Listed)
  • Singh, K.B. & Singh, A. (2019). University Autonomy and Sustainable Finance: A Case of Royal University of Bhutan, IJITEE (ISSN: 2278-3075), Vol 8, Issue 9S3, 1437 -1444 (Scopus Listed)
  • Singh, K.B. (2018). Agro-Commodity Exchange in Bhutan: A Viability Check, Utkal Business Review (ISSN 0975-6191), Vol XXXIV (1), 32-39
  • Singh, K.B., Dorji, N. & Dorji, S. (2017). Integrated Sustainable Business Model: A case of Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. International Journal of Business Management & Research, (ISSN: 2249-2143), Vol 7, 23-37
  • Singh, K. B, & Singh, S.K. (2017). International Portfolio Diversification Strategy: Analysis of Last Decade Strategy. The Indian Journal of Commerce, (ISSN:2454-6801), Vol 70, No.2, 38-44
  • Paper presentation (selected)  

    On the topic ‘International Portfolio Diversification’ was presented at the 67th All India Commerce Conference held during Dec 27 -29, 2014 at KIIT UNiversity, Bhubaneswar (This paper was selected for Prof. Manubhai Shah Memorial Research award and gold medal award).

    On the topic ‘The Indian Corporate Bond Market: Potential and Challenges’ was presented at the National Seminar on Emerging Challenges for Sustainable Business held during June 1-2, 2012 at DMS, IIT-Roorkee.

    On the topic ‘Role of FII in the Indian Capital Market in the post-liberalization era’ was presented at the National seminar on Indian Business through Ages held during December 12-13, 2011 at FMS, University of Delhi.

    On the topic ‘Post M&A Financial Performance of Selected Firms’ was presented at the National Seminar on Future of Financial Markets held on Sep 5, 2011 at CMS, Jamia University.

    On the topic “Development communication: Role of gender sensitive budgeting” at the International conference in Infrastructure Finance held during June 3-5, 2010 at VGSOM, IIT- Kharagpur.

    FDP/ Workshop attended (Selected)  

    Attended ‘Teaching Summer School in Finance’ at Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta held during April 22-26 , 2019.

    Attended Workshop on ‘Financial Time Series Modelling in R’ at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur held during September 24-28, 2018.

    Attended short term course on 'Financial Management' at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi held during August 17-21, 2015.

    Attended short term course on 'Econometric Modelling of Cross-Sectional and Time-Series Data' at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee held during 29th June to 3rd July 2015.

    Attended FDP on 'Security Analysis and Portfolio Management' at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode hedl during Jan 27-31, 2014