Dr. Arpan Mahapatra holds a PhD. Degree in Finance from the prestigious Sri Sri University, Cuttack. He has a teaching and research experience of around 8 years. He has to his credit several research publications in scopus indexed journals. He has also presented papers in various National and International conferences. Apart from taking core papers in finance, Dr. Arpan has special expertise in grooming students in soft skill. He has been conducting sessions of personality development and various other soft skill activities.