Amity Business School, Jaipur : Interview with the Vice Chancellor & Pro Vice Chancellor
Prof. S. K. Dube – Vice Chancellor | Amity University, Rajasthan
Former Director of IIT Kharagpur and Professor of IIT Delhi, is currently the Vice Chancellor of the Amity University Rajasthan. Professor Dube was the President of the Indian Meteorological Society (2001-03) and the member of the large number of national and international societies and professional bodies.He is also the member of the Governing Councils of a number of institutions and universities and is also involved in several decision-making bodies formed by the Government of India
How has your role evolved in the context of the Business School at AUR, since
Management Graduates faced their first challenge in the new era of Indian economy with
global slowdown posing serious threat to relevance of management education. The
emerging scenario demanded more skills based learning in comparison to theoretical
education. Hence, to make our students more employable and sustainable, we decided
to bring in paradigm shift in the teaching – learning process. Following initiatives were
adopted to attain the aforementioned objective:
i. Introduction of innovative flexi – credit courses to maintain dynamism in curriculum
which in turn ensured that students keeping pace with requirements to face ever
evolving challenges in the industry.
ii. To ensure all round development of students, a structured process to develop
behavioral skills, foreign languages and hobbies through basket courses has been
iii. Academic rigor has been constantly enhanced by hiring quality faculty having
sound academic credentials, preferably with industry experience and by focusing
on projects, course delivery mechanism, conferences, seminars and workshops.
What’s your biggest achievement as a part of the University?
To inculcate achievement oriented work culture amongst students and faculty members. I
believe that each and every activity in an organization shall be aimed to achieve pre-
defined objectives. This has helped to bring efficiency and effectiveness in operations of
What are your future plans for the University?
i. To make the University research driven by taking up more projects in the areas of
national and international importance and higher involvement of students in
participation of these projects.
ii. To make the University ready for taking up higher number of consultancies and
corporate training programs which will enhance the industry – academic interface
and improve the exposure of faculty/students.
iii. To focus on excellent placements for students by directing all the academic
process to increase the employability of students.
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Maj. Gen. B. N. Kaul- Pro-VC | Amity University Rajasthan
Maj. Gen. Kaul is with Amity since 2010. He was the director of Amity Business School, Jaipur for three years, and is currently the Pro VC, Amity University, Rajasthan. He is also the director of Amity School of Hospitality.
In the past, has served in the Parachute Regiment of the Indian Army for 39 years and was also the head of Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal and brought the school to number one position for 3 consecutive years.
As the Pro Vice Chancellor of the University, what are the the three things that you
believe that Amity University Rajasthan stands for, which any MBA aspirant in the
country should be aware of ?
i. A fully Flexible Credit System wherein an MBA aspirant can pursue the course of his/
her own choice as also choose his/her own pace for acquiring requisite credits .
ii. Provides the MBA students a cross cultural exposure by opting to study at Amity
Campus (es) abroad in London/Dubai/Singapore/Mauritius/China.
iii. Besides providing option to choose from various specializations in MBA, would also
assist in realizing their dreams of becoming entrepreneur.
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