Our Faculty

We offer a plethora of professionally anchored knowledge base coupled with career oriented academic curriculum. NIMS has a mix of highly experienced faculty members from both academic and industry along with well equipped digital library, central library and sophisticated computer lab to enhance the knowledge and wisdom to the students.

Staff Profile

Dr S.Subramanian is presently Professor in National Institute of Management Studies, Chennai. He is a Post-Graduate in Commerce and Management and has completed his Ph.D degree in Management from Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli. He has qualified in SLST for Lecturership conducted by the University of Madras. He has over two decades (23) of PG teaching and research experience in Management, Commerce and Computer applications. He has specialized in Finance and Marketing and his areas of research interest is Banking and Finance. He has guided twenty four M. Phil research (regular) scholars and guiding eight scholars in Management studies. He has published six articles in National and two in International referred Journals. He has also presented twenty two research papers on International and National UGC, AICTE sponsored conferences and seminars. He has participated in two Faculty Development Programmes (FDP) and more than ten seminars. He has also experience in editing books, conducting courses, organizing National Level Seminars, Member in Board of Studies and Academic Council. He has been acting as resource person and panel of examiners for the PG programme conducted in different Colleges and Universities. He has visited countries such as Abhudhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.


Dr Dr.V. Nirmala Kumari M.Sc. (Maths), M.B.A. M.Sc. (I.T.),Ph.D. Associate Professor , National Institute of Management studies. She holds three different Post graduate degrees and has completed her Ph.D. from University of Madras. She has been working with University of Madras around 25 years. She was designated as a Co-coordinator for Department of Computer Science I.C.E. from 1994-2005. She has developed several course materials in Self Instructional Mode for I.C.E., University of Madras and Periyar University. She has also developed contents for nearly 15 Computer Based Tutorials. She went on lien service and served as Professor and H.O.D. in Department of Management Studies, M.N.M. Jain Engineering College during 2005-2006.She has participated in several National and International Conferences conducted by Universities and professional societies. She is a life member of professional societies Computer Society of India and Madras Management Association and actively participated in various events conducted by them.


N.Rajaveni, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Management Studies, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India, is a Post Graduate in Business Administration from Velammal Institute of Management Studies under the University of Madras (First Rank Holder) and PG diploma in Production Management from Annamalai University. She has M.Phil from Alagappa University. She has Ten Years of Industry Experience in SANMAR Group and Ten Years of Teaching Experience.

She received 'Best Teacher Award' thrice at National Institute of Management Studies, Chennai during 2008, 2009 and 2010 and 'Vigyan Jyothi Award' for excellent achievement in education field by Sri K H Muniyappa, Honourable Union Minister of State for Railway in 'National Conference Vision 2025' on 11/09/2010 at Bangaluru. She has guided more than 100 Post Graduate and Graduate projects. She has several articles published in academic journals and presented research papers in numerous National and International Seminars and Conferences conducted by leading Universities and Institutes of repute.

In addition, she has organized several Workshops, Seminars and Training programmes for MBA students. She is currently doing Ph.D in Sathyabama University, Chennai under the guidance of Dr.M.Ramasamy, Professor (Retired), Department of Management Studies, University of Madras, Chennai.


S.Veena, B.Com. alumnus of Fatima College kick-started her career as the Head of the Department of BBA in the same college after completing her MBA from Madurai Kamaraj University. She worked there for 10 years actively conducting seminars and participating in various environmental friendly programs (initiating Green Club).

She moved on to ICFAI National College as a Faculty of Finance and incharge of placements. She later joined IILM as Assistant Professor and took up responsibilities like Placement Training, arranging Guest Lectures and Industrial Visits.

Her expertise lies in handling finance papers.


Mr. O S Saravanan is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration at NIMS. He earlier served as the Head of the Department of Commerce, Sri Devi College of Arts and Science, Ponneri and Faculty in the Department of Commerce and NSS Programme Officer, Mohamed Sathak College of Arts and Science, Sholinganallur and part time experience in Non Banking Finance Companies and Iron and Steel Hardware Business. He specializes in the areas of Quantitative methods, Research Methodology, Applied Operation Research, Management Information System and Electronic Data Processing, Accounting and Finance. He obtained B.Com., M.Com., M.Sc., from University of Madras, M.B.A., from Indra Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), and Professional Qualification of Cost Accounting (Intermediate) from I.C.W.A.I. Kolkatta. He cleared UGC NET (Management), SET (Management), UGC NET (Commerce), JRF (Commerce) and SLET (Commerce). He has teaching experience of more than 10 years in subjects related to Finance, Accounting, Tax and Management. He has been associated with counseling programme in the field of Business Administration, Commerce, Psychology and UGC NET/SET conducted by various universities in Southern India and IGNOU. He has presented several research papers in National and International Conferences. He has submitted his Doctoral thesis (Ph.D) in the field of Micro Finance to the University of Madras.


Lavanya L, Assistant Professor at our Institute is an MBA, M.Sc.(Psy), ACS-Inter & M.Phil. She has cleared UGC-NET and currently pursuing her Ph.D. in the area of "Women Empowerment and Work Life Balance Practices". Coming with experience in Industry for about 5 years in Recruitment, Social Compliance and Training, she has also 2 years of academic experience to her credit working with SRM University, Ramapuram.

She has presented papers in various National and International Conferences and all the papers presented have been published.

Her areas of specialization are HR, Strategic Management, Business and Labour Laws and Soft Skills.


Mr.R.K.Lenin is presently involved in his pursuit of forwarding his academic aim to impart managerial excellence to the students of National Institute of Management Studies as Assistant Professor. He is actively engaged in teaching various subjects of Post Graduate Studies. He has teaching experience of more than 3 years in the department of Business Administration at NIMS. He holds Dual Post Graduation degree of Commerce and Business Administration. He has qualified UGC NET in both Commerce and Business Administration from the University Grants Commission, New Delhi. His areas of interests include Finance, Accounting, Marketing and Human Resource Management. He has participated in a number of national and international conferences and has many paper presentations to his credit. He has also organized and coordinated a number of Industrial Visits, Management Meets, Guest Lectures, Seminars, Events and Panel Discussions.


Dr.S.Chitra Devi MBA, M.Phil., Ph.D., ., is presently working as Associate Professor in National Institute of Management Studies. She has completed MBA under Bharathiyar University, M.Phil in Madurai Kamaraj University and done her Doctoral degree in Management under Mother Teresa Women’s University. She has 13 years of PG experience in teaching and 9 years research experience. She has specialized in the area of Human Resources and Marketing. Her area of interest is Entrepreneur Development. She has published nearly 15 research papers in refereed and open blind-review International Journals. She has presented and published nearly 20 papers in National and International conferences. Presently she is guiding 4 students for Ph.D under various Universities. She has attended and organized many Faculty Development Programs and workshops. She also received many awards and rewards for cent percent results in Human Resource and Marketing papers. She has also served as HOD in MBA department for more than 6 years.


Mr. S.Balamurali is presently working as Assistant Professor in National Institute of Management Studies, Chennai. He holds an under-Graduate degree in Commerce and Post Graduate in Business administration from the University of Madras. He has qualified in UGC –NET for Lectureship conducted by UGC, New Delhi. He has over 2.5 years of Industrial experience in Business development with ICRA Ltd. & Sharekhan Ltd. and has a teaching experience of around 3 years in SRM Easwari Engineering College in the field of Marketing, Finance, Accounts, Economics, and HRD. He has specialized in Finance and Marketing. He has presented & published articles in 2 National and 2 International conferences. He has participated in 6 Faculty Development Programmes (FDP) and 2 seminars. His expertise is in placement, training, Industry interaction, career guidance and higher education.


Mr.R.Shyam Prasad, Assistant Professor

Dr.B.Yamuna Krishnan,Associate Professor

Dr.Smriti Verma, Professor

Dr.M.K.Badri Narayanan,Assistant Professor

Mr.R.Raj Kumar, Assistant Professor

Mr.K.Saravanan,Assistant Professor

Lt.P.MUTHUSELVAM is presently working as the Physical Director in National Institute of Management Studies, Chennai. He has completed M.Phil under YMCA College of Physical Education, Madras University, M.PEd under Karaikudi Alagappa University, Karaikudi and also has finished his NCC Officer Training in the Officer Training Academy, Kamptee, Nagpur. He has got a total work experience of 10 years. His special areas of interests are Ball badminton, Cricket & Tennis and he has actively participated in Ball badminton and Cricket both in State as well National Level.


Mr.K.Karuppasamy is presently working as librarian in National Institute of Management Studies, Chennai from 2011. He holds a post graduate degree in M.A., (History) and has acquired the degree of B.L.I.S., M.L.I.S., and P.G.D.L.A.N. from various universities in Tamil Nadu. He has got 13 years of total work experience in library and information science in various designations from different institutions in and around Chennai. He has Participated in 12 seminar/worship in library and information science. He has also organized and coordinated EBSCO management online journal user training program. His expertise is in library management systems.


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