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Name Dr. Abhijit Sinha
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 431
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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        
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University since 16 June, 2005 and Guest Teacher, Dept. of Business Administration, Vidyasagar University
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
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
Identification Of ‘Benchmarks’ In The Private Life Insurance Industry: The Application Of Super-Efficiency Data Envelopment ApproachInternational 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
Is there a ‘Technological Gap’ between the Public and Private sector banks in India? A Metafrontier ApproachSingapore Management Journal, 6(2), 27-422017East Asia Institute of Management, Singapore
Improving Health Care Services In India: Public–Private Partnership Is The Way Out.Adhyayan: A Journal of Management Sciences, 7(2), December, 2017, 68-762017School of Management Science, Lucknow
A Study into Financial Literacy of Purba Medinipur District in the state of West Bengal (India): Determinants and its impact on Access to Financial ServicesInternational Research Journal of Management and Commerce, 4(8), August, 329-3462017International Research Journal of Management and Commerce
The Road-map of Productivity and Productivity Changes of Indian Non-life Insurance Companies: A Study Using Bootstrapped Malmquist ModelSanchayan, 3(2), January-June, 77-862016Prestige Institute of Management, Indore
Productivity Growth assessment of Public and Private Sector General Insurance Companies in India through the Malmquist Index ApproachInternational Journal of Applied Management Sciences and Engineering, 3(2), 50-612015IGI-Global, USA
A Study into the Efficiency of Indian Banking Sector and its DeterminantsAbhigyan, 32(1), April-June, 13-232015FORE Management of School
An analysis of efficiency of General Insurance Industry in IndiaMalaysian Management Journal, 19, 51-642015Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Financial Literacy in the Unorganised Sector in Purba Medinipur district of West BengalParikalpana, 13(1), Jan.-June, 101-1152017KIIT, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
Financial Literacy and Access to Financial Services in the Unorganised Sector in West Bengal: A study of Paschim Medinipur districtResearch Bulletin, 43(II), July, 44-582017The Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Strategy for Growth vis-à-vis management of capital structure: Contrasting cases of Real Estate Sector and Software Industry in IndiaThe Management Accountant. October, 92-982017The Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Non-performing assets in Indian Banking and the role of Asset Reconstruction CompaniesICTACT Journal of Management Studies, 2(1), 1-62016ICTACT, Tamil Nadu
An Analysis into the movement of foreign flows of funds into IndiaIPSAR Management Review, June-December2016IPSAR, Cuttack
A Critical analysis of Financial Inclusiveness through Commercial Banks in India: A Look BackTSME Journal of Management, 6(2), 53-622016The Society for Management Education, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, India
A Non-Parametric Approach to Assess the Performance of Public Sector Banks Considering Undesirable Outputs (Jointly with Dr. A Sinha)Edited Book- "Changing Finance and Economic Perspectives" Ed. by- Dr. V S Adigal & Dr. M C Mehta, ISBN: 978-93-81212-79-0, pp. 409-4172014Bharti Publications, New Delhi
Reflections of Economic Value Added and the Accounting Earnings towards the Firm Market Value: An Indian Evidence (jointly with Dr A Sinha)Edited Book- "Changing Finance and Economic Perspectives" Ed. by- Dr. V S Adigal & Dr. M C Mehta, ISBN: 978-93-81212-79-0, pp. 373-3842014Bharti Publications, New Delhi
Are the Private Sector Banks in India more Efficient than the Public Sector Banks? (jointly with Dr. A Sinha)GITAM Journal of Management, April-June2014GITAM Institute of Management, GITAM University, Visakhapattnam
Impact of Global Financial Crisis on the Efficiency of Indian Banking Sector: An AssessmentIIMS Journal of Management Science, ISSN: 0976-030X, January-June Issue, pp. 67-802014IIM, Shillong

Other Publication

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
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
Dipak KunduTrends Of Lending Of Scheduled Commercial Banks In India With Special Reference To Priority Sector Lending Submitted2018
Md. Wakil AhmedA Study on the Financial Inclusion in West Bengal with Special Reference to the Muslim Community in Malda DistrictProf. Tagar Lal KhanOngoing2019
Sisir GhoraiA Study On Attitude And Perception Of Consumers Towards Green Marketing With Special Reference To Organic Food Ongoing2019
Amitabha BhattacharyyaPerformance analysis of Primary Agricultural Credit Societies of Selected Districts In West Bengal Ongoing 
Sourav HansdaDividend Policy and its Impact on the Firm Value: Evidence from IndiaProf. Kalpataru BandopadhyayOngoing 

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
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
ICSSR Sponsored International Conference on Research and Innovation in Finance2018Paper-presenter: An examination of Priority Sector Lending by Scheduled Commercial Banks in IndiaDepartment of Commerce with F.M, V.U
ICSSR Sponsored International Conference on Research and Innovation in Finance2018Paper-presenter: An Investigation into the Investment Pattern of Life Insurance Corporation of IndiaDepartment of Commerce with F.M, V.U
Emerging Issues in Accounting, Finance and Management2018Paper-presenter: A Study Of The Relationship Between Financial Inclusion And Economic Development: A Study Of Indian StatesKazi Nazrul University
Emerging Issues in Accounting, Finance and Management2018Paper-presenter: Disbursement Of Agricultural Credit Flow By Indian Scheduled Commercial Banks: A Critical AnalysisKazi Nazrul University
Addressing the problems of Inter-state and Inter-district disparity in India2018Paper-presenter: Are Infrastructural Gaps Responsible For Imbalance In Industrial Credit Flow To States?Asian Development Research Institute, Patna

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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