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Vice Chancellor

Prof. Yogesh Upadhyay


Prof. (Dr.) Yogesh Upadhyay, a former Vice Chancellor at ITM University in Gwalior and ITM (SLS) Baroda University in Vadodara, boasts over 30 years of experience in teaching, research, and institution building. He holds the distinction of being the first recipient of the prestigious JRF (Management) from Jiwaji University, Gwalior, and has completed the FDP from IIM Ahmedabad. Additionally, he successfully undertook the LEAP program from NIEPA, co-sponsored by Harvard. For his best research paper, Dr. Upadhyay received the Best Business Academic of the Year Award at Osmania University in 2007. He has also completed programs on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) from WIPO, Geneva, and on Corporate Governance’ from the World Bank.

His groundbreaking doctoral work focused on rural consumer behavior, and he has continued to showcase expertise in various domains, including consumer choice modeling, social media analysis, and human resource analytics. Dr. Upadhyay’s research, published in high-impact A-star and A category journals, demonstrates his commitment to advancing knowledge in the field. Furthermore, he has presented his work at prestigious institutions such as IIM Ahmedabad, ISB Hyderabad, and Harvard on an international platform.

Proficient in analytical methodologies like SEM, PLS, Conjoint Analysis, Latent Modelling, and more, Dr. Upadhyay is dedicated to education. He has played a pivotal role in training over a thousand management educators in business analytics, supervised more than 35 scholars in earning their PhD degrees, and mentored candidates who received prestigious awards at national and international levels.


Pro Vice Chancellor

Prof. (Dr.) Santosh Kishan Narayankhedkar
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Mobile : +91-9619101633,

Prof. (Dr.)  Santosh Kishan Narayankhedkar is the Pro Vice Chancellor of ITM University, Gwalior. He has around three decades of teaching, industry and research experience. He has completed his B.E. in Electronics   with Honors from V.J.T.I, Mumbai, M.Tech (Communication Engineering) and Ph.D (Optical Networks) from IIT Bombay. Later he did his Post Doctoral Research from Duke University, USA. He has more than 14 years experience as Principal of Engineering Colleges in Mumbai. He has worked as member of Academic Council of University of Mumbai. Six students have received Doctoral degree under his supervision. He is guiding another six students of Ph.D program. Several PG and UG students have been guided by him till now. He has more than 125 publications in various referred international journals and conference proceedings. He is co-editor of the workbooks for first year engineering courses. Two patents have been granted and several are on the way. He has visited many countries for presenting his research work. He has undergone training on Industry 4.0 at Christiani, Germany in 2019. He is focused on research at ITM and has plans to make ITM a research university where teaching is also done.

Registrar of ITM University


Dr. Omveer Singh,
Tel. +91 (0)751-6560655

Chief Finance & Accounts Officer

Chief Finance & Accounts Officer

Mr. Ajay Khatri
Tel. +91 (0)751- 2440064