About Symbiosis

Dean, Academics & Administration
Dr. Bhama Venkataramani


As Dean, Academics and Administration, she oversees the Academics department, Symbiosis Teaching Learning Resource Centre and the Library of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU), the Schools and the service-providing departments of Symbiosis and as such, she contributes to policy framing and monitoring outcomes desired and articulated by Symbiosis.



She holds a PhD in Finance from University of Pune with about 30 years' experience in teaching and academic administration. Her research interests focus on financial inclusion and inclusive education and have led to papers published in indexed journals. She has to her credit a monograph and nine book chapters in books prescribed for graduate students of University of Pune. She has supervised three doctoral students to completion and award of PhD degree.

She was the founder director of two institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) namely, Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies- Pune (2004) and Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (2010)