Director - Admissions
Prasannakumar Dr. Prasanna Kumar J. P.
Director - Admissions

M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences,
Bangalore, India

E-mail : director.admissions@msruas.ac.in

Dr. Prasanna Kumar J.P. is a Post Graduate in Commerce from Rani Durgavathi Vishwavidyalaya (Jabalpur University) with additional qualifications in Management Programme such as PGDM [MBA], PGD in Marketing Management, PGD in Human Resource Management, and PGD in Financial Management. He has done M.S. in Psychotherapy and Counselling. He has been awarded the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Commerce by Bharathiar University.

He has over 30 years of teaching, industrial and administrative experience. Prior to taking over as the Director –Admissions of MSRUAS, he was holding the position of Registrar-Administration and Head of the Department of Management Studies-Hospitality in Faculty of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology -M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore. Earlier he worked as Sr. Lecturer in Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Goa, under National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Government of India. During his tenure in IHM Goa, he had been associated with various surveys like- “Hotel Survey-‘94’ – Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Scotts- Carlson Investment Survey for Country Hotels by Carlson conducted in association with the Professional Hotel Pvt. Ltd. Delhi – in Goa.

He was also associated with the curriculum development of Vocational Course for General Receptionist for NCERT, Delhi, and syllabus development for Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) Bangalore University. He was also involved with examination related activities of Calicut University, Sikkim Manipal University, Bangalore University, National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, etc.

He has a keen interest in research on various issues relating costing, finance and HR. He had published/ presented various research papers in National and International Journals and Conferences. He authored books on Marketing of Hospitality and Tourism Services, Financial Accounting for Hotels, Cost and Financial Management for Hotels which were published by Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi.

Apart from academics he is actively involved in Counseling, Career Guidance, Personality Development Training, Employability Skill Training, and Corporate Training.