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Name Dr. Abhijit Sinha
Designation Associate Professor
Department Name COMMERCE
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-421 / Centrex Extn. 421
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Mobile No 9433307607
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Address Department of Commerce, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur - 721102
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.DUniversity of Kalyani2013
MBA (Finance)IISWBM (University of Calcutta)2004
M.ComUniversity of Kalyani2002
B.Com (Hons.)Goenka College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Calcutta2000
ISCAssembly of God Church, Kolkata1997
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Associate Professor in Commerce since June 16, 2019
Assistant Professor in Commerce from June 16, 2005 to June 15, 2019 and Guest Teacher in the Dept. of Business Administration, Vidyasagar University since inception of the course
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Financial Services and other allied areas
Security analysis and Portfolio Mmanagement
Banking and Insurance, Social issues in Finance, Corporate Finance
Course/ Subject Taught 
Organisational Theory
International Financial Management
Corporate Direct Taxation
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Strategic Management
Strategic Financial Management
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Covid-19 and MSMEs: Problems and SolutionEdited book (accepted for publication)2020Amity University and Lincoln College, Malaysia
The Impact of Lagged R&D Expenses on Firm Performance: Empirical Evidence from The BSE Healthcare IndexColombo Business Journal (accepted for publication)2020University of Colombo
Effect Of Dividend Policy On Firm Value: An Analysis Of Selected Industries In IndiaGBAMS-Vidushi (accepted for publication)2020Ghanshyam Binani Academy of Management Sciences
Determinants of Financial Literacy and Use of Financial Services: An Empirical Study amongst the Unorganized Sector Workers in Indian ScenarioIranian Journal of Management Studies2019College of Farabi, University of Tehran
Productivity Growth Assessment Of Primary Agricultural Credit Societies In West BengalAsian Journal of Multidimensional Research, 8(6), June2019TRANS Asian Research Journals
Performance Assessment Of Primary Agricultural Credit Societies In West Bengal: An Efficiency Approach.Asian Journal of Multidimensional Research, 8(2), February, 353-3612019TRANS Asian Research Journals
A study on disbursement of personal loans by scheduled commercial banks in India: an empirical analysisReview of Professional Management, 16(2), July-December, 71-782018New Delhi Institute of Management
A Critical Study On Priority Sector Lending By Scheduled Commercial Banks In IndiaAsian Journal of Research in Banking and Finance, Vol. 8, No. 2, February, 2018, 1-122018Asian Journal of Research in Banking and Finance
Performance evaluation of Private Life Insurance Industry in IndiaInternational Journal of Asian School of Business Management, XI(1), 2018, January-June, 40-512018Asian School of Business Management
An Enquiry into the Effect Of Capital Structure On Firm Value - A Study Of Power Sector Companies In IndiaParikalpana, Vol.13(II), July-December, 20172017KIIT, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Challenge To Housing Finance Companies In India: An Efficiency PerspectiveVimarsh, 11(1), Jan - June (accepted for publication)2020School of Business ManagementIFTM University
The impact of Covid-19 on the hospitality sector in IndiaBusiness strategy in the Post-Covid 19 Pandemic Scenario, Gope, A. & Deb, S. (eds.)2020Academic Publishers
Is High Financial Leverage Desirable? Viewing It From Its Effect On Performance Of Fmcg Companies In IndiaBusiness Management Practices – Emerging Trends (accepted for publication), Vani, G. (Ed.)2020Archers and Elevators
Assessing The Financial Performance Of Primary Agricultural Credit Societies In West Bengal: A Decadal StudyBusiness Management Practices – Emerging Trends, Vani,G. (Ed.) (accepted for publication)2020Archers and Elevators
Artificial Intelligence In Indian Education System (accepted for publication)Revolutionising Education in India2020SSMT, Bangalore
The Role Of Primary Agricultural Credit Societies Towards Upliftment Of The Scheduled Castes And Scheduled TribesParikalpana, Vol.16 (I&II), December (Accepted for publication)2020KIIT School of Management
Can India Go Cashless? Assessing The Role Of Public And Private Sector Banks In Mobile Banking In IndiaJIMS 8M (accepted for publication)2020Indianjournals
Present Trend And Future Of E-Learning In Indian Education System (accepted for publication)Revolutionising Education in India2020SSMT, Bangalore
Sustainability of District Cooperative Banks In West Bengal: Productivity Growth PerspectiveEmerging Dimensions of Indian Economy, Sinha, G.K. (Ed.) - accepted for publication (ISBN: 978-93-87229-64-8)2020ABS Books, New Delhi
Mobile Banking: Is It Revolutionalising Banking In India?Anvesak, Jan.-June (accepted for publication)2020Sardar Patel Institute of Economic & Social Research

Other Publication

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Lending trends of Scheduled Commercial Banks in IndiaSunrise Publications2020Co-author
A study on non-life insurers in India during the deregulated periodLambert Academic Publishing2016Sole author
Financial Performance Analysis of Life Insurers in India (ISBN 978-3-639-71237-7)Scholars Press, Germany2014Co-authored with Prof. Sunil Kumar Gandhi
Financial Inclusion and Microfinance in Developing EconomiesSPS Publishers, Kolkata2012One of the Editors
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Amitabha BhattacharyyaPerformance analysis of Primary Agricultural Credit Societies of Selected Districts In West Bengal Submitted2020
Tarun Kumar RayThe Impact Of Competition On Performance Of Selected Service Sector Industries Of India Ongoing2022 (Expected)
Md. Wakil AhmedA Study on the Financial Inclusion in West Bengal with Special Reference to the Muslim Community in Malda DistrictProf. Tagar Lal KhanOngoing2021
Sisir GhoraiA Study On Attitude And Perception Of Consumers Towards Green Marketing With Special Reference To Organic Food Ongoing2021
Sourav HansdaDividend Policy and its Impact on the Firm Value: Evidence from IndiaProf. Kalpataru BandopadhyayOngoing2021

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Dipak KunduTrends Of Lending Of Scheduled Commercial Banks In India With Special Reference To Priority Sector Lending Awarded2019
Debabrata JanaFinancial Literacy and Access to Financial Services in the unorganized sector in West Bengal: A study of Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur districtsProf. Arindam GuptaAwarded2018
Project Work

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Minor Research Project on "THE STUDY OF NON-LIFE INSURERS IN INDIA DURING THE DEREGULATED PERIOD"Principal InvestigatorUGC1328152 year20132015
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Jan Dhan Yojana, Pension and Health Insurance SchemesDepartment of Field Publicity, Government of IndiaKolkata2017
Social Security SchemesDepartment of Field Publicity, Government of IndiaManikpara2017
Financial Inclusion and InsuranceDepartment Of Commerce, Ghatal R.S.Mahavidyalaya and IAA, MidnaporeGhatal2016
Financial Inclusion in India: A Critical AnalysisDepartment of Commerce, Mugberia College along with IAA, Midnapore BranchMugberia College2015
A Study on Performance of Public and Private Sector Life Insurance Companies in IndiaIndian Accounting Association, Midnapore BranchKolkata Regional Centre, IGNOU2014
Membership of Learned Society 
Lifetime Member of IAA, Midnapore Branch
Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Lifetime Member of IAA, Midnapore Branch, West Bengal2013 to 2013
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
International Conference on Reforms in Financial Institutions and Markets2020Jt Org SecretaryDepartment of Commerce, Vidyasagar University
Workshop on Research Methodology2020Jt Org SecretaryDepartment of Commerce, Vidyasagar University
Online FDP on Rural Entrepreneurship (Nov. 23-27, 2020)2020ParticipantMahatma Gandhi University
Online FDP on Design Thinking (Oct. 26-30, 2020)2020ParticipantKirori Mal College, University of Ddelhi
Online FDP on Risk Management for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises - (Sept. 21-26, 2020)2020ParticipantSSN School of Management

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Intl. Conference on Emerging Issues in Accounting and Finance and Research Methodology Workshop2017Joint Organizing SecretaryUGC and Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Arabinda Banerjee Silver Medal (for MBA Examination)IISWBM2004
First in First Class (in M.Com Examination) CertificateUniversity of Kalyani2002
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