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Dr Gautam Dua; I/c Principal


Dr Gautam Dua is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and has been teaching since 2010 at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has taught BBA, B.Com, BA, MBA, M.Com, M.Sc, and MA (Economics) students in his career span. Before joining academia he worked with Media and Human Resource company. He has conducted over two dozen seminars on various trending topics. Also, delivered keynote speeches at multiple FDPs and MDPs. He has also delivered live lectures on the Government Education Channel on television. 

Dr Gautam is a recognised PhD supervisor at VNSGU in Commerce / Management, his core areas of interest include Stealth advertising, Green Marketing, Brand management, and Higher Education Marketing.  He has more than a dozen research papers to his credit published in various International and National journals including UGC Care. He has presented several research papers at International conferences in India and abroad. He has two approved projects from IIMA under the CRMS grant. He has authored and edited multiple books in the field of management and marketing. Other than academics, he also provides consultancy to MSME companies.

During his graduation and post-graduation, he has bagged many trophies and medals in various management events, extempore, and entrepreneurship competitions.  His hobbies include playing cricket and table tennis, travelling, and listening to good music. For his contribution to society, he is been awarded the "Nation Builder Award" by Rotary Club and the "Youth Icon Award" by Yuva Unstoppable NGO.


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Dr. Krishna N. Shastri; Assistant Professor

B.A, M.A. (Gold Medalist), PG-TEACHER, PhD Supervisor

Dr. Krishna has been teaching in higher education since year 2010. She has served at Ambaba Commerce college, Sabargam and Agarwal Vidya Vihar English Medium College, Vesu. She is a gold medallist (She received gold medals from the hands of respected Shri Narendra Modiji) . She also has been teaching to the PG students at MRS department, VNSGU; MA department (Z. F. Wadia Women’s college and N. K. Jhota college of Commerce, Surat) and Library Science department, VNSGU. Apart from attending the National and International seminars in the subject of English, many papers written by her are published in the national and international journals. Being the PhD supervisor, she mentors four PhD students at department of English, VNSGU. While teaching English to the college students she also guides them to be better communicators in the corporate field. She also conducts many events on extracurricular activities and guides students in the university youth festival.


Lt. Jigar J. Chavda; Assistant Professor

B.A, M.A, B.P.Ed, M.P.Ed, GSET (Physical Education)

Lt. Jigar Chawda has six years of experience as a physical teacher in international schools. He is serving AVV English Medium College since 2017. Mr. Jigar's specialization sport is volleyball., he was captain of under-16 Gujarat volleyball team in 2003-04. He holds special interest in free style swimming. Under his mentorship several students have bagged medals at university and national level. Moreover, several students has played university western zone events under his mentorship. Mr. Jigar is an invitee referee and match official at many universities for Volleyball matches. Currently he is pursuing PhD from Patan University. 

Lt. Jigar has successfully completed his ANO training of NCC from Kamptee (Nagpur) and is currently heading the NCC unit of AVV College. 



CA Pujan J. Kapadia; Assistant Professor


CA. Pujan has total 10 years of academic experience comprising of teaching professional courses like CA, CS & CMA; post graduate courses like MBA & MCOM; undergraduate courses like B. Com & BBA. He had been associated with HDFC Bank as a Credit Manager for more than 2 years. He possesses 3 years of internship experience with one of the renowned chartered accountants’ firms of Surat with his area of expertise in Direct Taxation & Audit. He has been awarded Junior Research Fellowship by UGC in the subject of Commerce. He has an excellent academic record which comprises of 9th rank in Surat in CA Final exams, distinction in UG degree with 2nd rank in college & first class in masters degree. He is prone to extra-curricular activities and has won several competitions viz. international Olympiad, elocution, group discussion, slogan writing, project presentation, drama & sports. His heart beats for cricket, ear craves for beautiful music and eye longs to sight scenic natural landscapes.



Mr. Shaurya A. Shah; Assistant Professor

M.COM, NET, GSET, PG-Teacher.

Mr. Shaurya Shah has 6 years of Academic experience in teaching various undergraduate and Post Graduate courses. He is also a PG Faculty at SPB Commerce College and DRB Commerce College. He has attended many National and International Seminars, FDP and Conferences in the subject of accountancy and commerce. Many papers written by him are published in the National and International Journals. He is a life member of Indian Accounting Association. He is a firm believer in Quote “An Investment in Knowledge pays the best Interest ’’. He has completed his Post graduation with throughout distinction from VNSGU and was also the topper of his college throughout his graduation. He has also been awarded as “TALENT OF THE YEAR” during his graduation. He has been honoured with number of prestigious awards and medals from various academic  institutions and university for his participation in various events and competitions. His keen areas of interest are Accountancy, Finance, Management and Business. He also guides and prepares students for various inter-college events. His hobbies includes reading, painting, enhancing knowledge,doing creative things and listening to good music.



Ms. Shivangi K. Sethi; Assistant Professor

B.Com, M.Com, NET (Commerce), GSET (Commerce), PG Teacher

Starting her career as a private educator for six years teaching young minds then, she now has an overall teaching experience of more than five years at college-level teaching students of undergraduate courses like BCom and BBA. She has also taught varied subjects in the field of Accountancy and Commerce in SPB English Medium College of Commerce and Vanita Vishram Women’s College of Commerce as a teaching assistant and visiting faculty respectively. She has also acquired PG recognition in VNSGU and has been working as a PG teacher for over three years now at SPB English Medium College of Commerce teaching students in the subject of Accountancy.

She is alumnus of SPB English Medium College of Commerce where she consecutively stood first in all the three years of graduation and stood second at post-graduation level. She has participated in number of National Conferences, National Faculty Development Programme, Workshops, Seminars and Webinars. She has a research paper publication to her credit. 

Seeking passion from her profession, her soul finds peace in adding rhythm to words. She has written more than 50 Poems and other short writings posted on her Instagram handle – notso.poetic and also writes blogs under the name Not so Poetic ~ Shivangi Sethi ( Two of her poems got selected and have been published in two anthologies namely “Broken and Beautiful” and “Paper Planes” also available on amazon.
She is a core believer of the fact that Teaching is Learning and receives immense satisfaction when her content delivery meets the positive outcome of students. Her area of interest is Accountancy and Commerce. She also seeks pleasure in reading books, listening podcasts and good music.



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Dr. Vikas S. Singh; Assistant Professor

B.A, M.A,, GSET, Ph.D, PG Teacher

He is in to teaching since 2002 and have taught to various Undergraduate and Post Graduate level programs. He has taught economics subject at, B.A, B.B.A, M.B.A, C.F.A, MA and level. He started his teaching career from M.S. University of Baroda, after that he taught in S.P. University affiliated college and at present he is associated with AVVEM College affiliated to V.N.S.G. University. He has presented various research papers in International, National, and Regional seminars and conferences. He has also attended different training programs conducted by state government and national institutes. He has worked as external evaluate and paper setter for various Universities..



Dr. Nandish M. Upadhyay; Assistant Professor

PhD, MBA, GSET, Diploma in International Business Management, PG-Teacher

Dr Nandish Manoj Upadhyay is associated with academics since July, 2012 at under graduate and Post graduate level. He has taught to Diploma Engineering, BBA and MBA students. Along with academics he was associated with consultancy projects at S.R. Luthra Institute of Management. He has presented and published various research papers (including UGC-Care and ABDC)  and attended various National conference and FDPs. He has taught subjects in the field of Management, marketing and Entrepreneurship. Two of his projects been published by international publishing house and had ISBN numbers for the books. His area of interest : M-Commerce, Digitization and Marketing. 



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Ms. Sonal P. Agarwal; Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Pursuing), M.Com, B.COM, NET (COMMERCE), PG - Teacher

he has been teaching since 2017 to various undergraduate & post-graduate courses. She is the faculty of commerce. She has taught BBA, B.Com, BA, M.Com, and M.A. students in her career span. She has completed her post-graduation with through-out distinction from VNSGU. Coming to her technical skills, she knows C languages, CCC, and Tally. Her areas of interest are Accountancy and Banking. She has attended many National and International Seminars, FDP and Conferences, Refresher Course, Orientation Programme in the subject of Accountancy and Commerce. Many research papers written by her have published in the National Journals. She has taught varied subjects in the fields of Accountancy and Commerce at D.R.Patel & R.B.Patel College of Commerce and Sascma English Medium Commerce College.




Ms. Juhi S. Agrawal; Assistant Professor

MBA (Finance), B. Com, NET (Management and Commerce).

Juhi has been teaching college UG students since 2019. Previously she has two years of private academic experience of teaching MBA students and higher secondary schooling courses to commerce students. Previous to this, she worked as a Credit Analyst with J.P. Morgan Chase and Co. for two years. She also possesses internship experience at Nomura Services India Private Limited, Mumbai where she worked on the IPO pitch of Yatra as well as 2 years of articleship experience with one of the renowned chartered accountants’ firms of Surat with his area of expertise in Direct Taxation & Audit. She has a strong academic background which includes 7th rank in Surat in CA CPT exams, first class in UG degree & 2nd rank in MBA course. She has a deep penchant for writing and has also written a book ‘The Twin Ring the bell of Canada’ at the age of 13 which was published by Arya Publishing House, New Delhi. She also has an active interest in extra-curricular activities and has won a national level award for Best Paper Presentation on Bitcoins by ICAI. She has also represented her college at CFA Research challenge zonal level where she presented her analysis on Yes Bank. She has also served as the member of the Finance Club of her college, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune. Her interests are reading and travelling.




Dr. Kunjal M. Mehta; Assistant Professor

PhD (English Literature), MA, B.Ed. (English), GSET (English), PG-Teacher.

She is a doctorate in Psychological Studies Of Young Adult Literature. She has Chaired the "First International Research Methodology Workshop" at the Department of English, Parul University. She is the editor of Bhodhi Taru Multidisciplinary Journal. Many articles written by her are published in the National and International Peer Reviewed journals. She has attended many Workshops, Conferences and FDP in the subject of English and Education.  Her area of interest is multidisciplinary studies, modern and postmodern literary studies. She is the life member of Grand Academic portal (GAP).



Ms. Durbhita V. Vaishnav; Assistant Professor

MA, BA, and GSET

Ms. Dubhita is a graduate from MS University, Baroda and is into teaching since 2019, before joining Agarwal Vidya Vihar English Medium College she served MS University as teaching assistant. She holds a particular interest in Micro and Macroeconomics. Ms Durbhita has successfully completed NCC training certificates during her undergraduate program. She has a special interest in cultural activities. 




Ms. Vaishika R. Kadia; Assistant Professor

MA, BA, B.Com, PGDRM, M.Phil and GSET

Vaishika Rajeshkumar Kadia is a highly educated and experienced individual with a range of degrees and qualifications. She has a B.Com. from V.N.S.G.U., a B.A. in Economics from the same university, and an M.A. in Economics from V.N.S.G.U. Vaishika has also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Research Methodology and passed the GSET exam. She has a M.Phil. in Economics from V.N.S.G.U. and has over five years of experience teaching undergraduate courses, including B.Com.,She has also acquired PG recognition in VNSGU and has been working as a PG teacher for over 6 months, teaching PG students of  Department of Commerce and Agarwal Vidya Vihar English Medium College in the subject of Economics. She has a strong track record of publication and presentation in the field of economics. She has published nine research papers in various journals and has presented six papers at conferences and seminars.Vaishika has also published a book on the Indian economy.In addition to her professional pursuits, Vaishika has excelled in athletics, particularly in air rifle shooting, and has participated in the All India Inter University level at Guru Nanak University in Amritsir and Jivaji University in Gwalior. She is also a skilled performer, with a B.A. in Bharatanatyam(Visharad) and experience as a Warli artist. Vaishika has worked as a casual announcer for All India Radio Akashwani Surat and enjoys writing, reading, and dancing as hobbies




Mr. Bhargav R. Pagdhal; Assistant Professor

B. Com, M.Com, GSET (2018), NET (Commerce, 2019), NET (Population Studies, 2022)

Prof. Bhargav R. Paghadal has been in the education field for 4 years, teaching Undergraduate and postgraduate students. During his career span, he taught Statistics, Business Administration, banking to UG students and Research Methodology to PG students. He has worked as an assistant professor at Rofel Arts and Commerce College Vapi from the year 2019. He has a vast knowledge of Stock Market, statistical Database, Banking and digital learning.

Through his career span, he has performed duty as a coordinator of the Online assessment exam centre, and coordinated State level CU-CET exam in his previous college. He has deep understanding of the computer world, Technology and graphics. He has conducted many academic events for students such as Quiz, Online Seminar, Creative Learning, PowerPoint etc.

At Present he is pursuing his Doctoral in statistics at VNSGU, Surat. He is good at reporting of various data capture such as GSIRF, NIRF, ARIIA etc. His hobbies include sports, Music, Stock market, exploring new places etc.



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Ms. Nikita Agrawal; Assistant Professor


Ms. Nikita Agarwal started her career as a Homeroom teacher at Fountainhead School in the year 2015. Then she started teaching college-level students of undergraduate and postgraduate courses like BBA, IMBA and MBA at Bhagwan Mahavir University. She has taught varied subjects in the field of Human Resources and Marketing. With 7+ years of teaching experience, she has taught students ranging from ages 10 to 25+, which makes her well aware of all levels of education. She has presented and published research papers in many national and international journals including UGC Care and has participated in Conferences, Faculty Development Programme, Workshops, Seminars and Webinars. She has done more than 20 courses on Coursera authorized by International Universities like Yale University, University of London, University of Minnesota, University of Colorado Boulder, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST), State University of New York..etc. Her passion for helping others and our nation has been evident in her involvement in the Anti Corruption Intelligence Committee as a Vice President of Surat city. She prides herself on achieving the Gold Medal for being the Outstanding Student of the Year in 2013-14 (She has received gold medal from the hands of respected Mr. Rakesh Asthana IPS ), Silver Medal for dependable loyalty, resolute faithfulness & unswerving constancy at METAS Adventist School and College, clearing UGC NET and GSET exams in Management and currently pursuing PhD from GTU. She is also a Verified Participant of Guinness World Record Event, The Most People in a Speech Relay ( Total Participants 313 ). She has been honored with a number of prestigious awards and medals from academic institutions and universities for her participation in various events and competitions. Through these experiences, she has learned to interact with a diverse group of people, which has increased her ability to relate to others. Her area of interest includes the subjects related to Human Resources, Marketing and Organizational Behavior.



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Mr. Hetalgiri K. Mehta; Assistant Professor


Prof. Hetalgiri K. Mehta  has been in the education field for 12 years, teaching Undergraduates students. During his career , he taught subject – Portfolio Management, International Finance, Banking, Economics, Principles  of Management  to UG Students. He has worked as an I/c Principal and Assistant Professor at Vivekanand College for BBA, Surat from 2011 to 2023. He has vast knowledge of Finance, Stock Market, Banking and Economics.

Throughout his career span, he has performed duty as Superintendent and Examiner of exams and Coordinator of various exams in his previous institute. He has conducted various Academic and Sports Events for students such as Quiz, Online Seminars etc.

At present he is pursuing his Doctoral in Commerce at Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar University, Ahmedabad.  His hobbies includes various Sports, Exploring Stock Market, Learning about new concepts




Dr. Trupti D Mahida; College Librarian 

M.L.I.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D, M.A., PhD Supervisor 

Dr. Trupti D Mahida has been a college Librarian since 2009. Dr. Trupti has done her B.L.I.Sc., M.L.I.Sc., M.Phil (First Dist), and completed her Ph.D from Department of Library and Information Science at Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat. Many papers written by her are published in national and international journals and books. She also presented many research papers in various national and international seminars and conferences. She has participated in numbers of Workshops, Refresher Courses, Orientation Program, and Faculty Development Program. Her area of interest in research includes Library Development, Rural Library, Public Library, Books Classification, Cataloguing, Automation, and Library Digital Era. She is acquainted with different word processing software and spreadsheets. Also acquainted with the use of library SOUL software.





Mr. Kalpesh Patel

Sr. Clerk


Ms. Harsha Joshi

Jr. Clerk

Mr. Dhaval Patel

Jr. Clerk


Ms. Nidhi Desai

Jr. Clerk


Mr. Vishal Patel

Jr. Clerk


Ms. Nancy Naik

Jr. Clerk

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