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Governing Council

Governing Councils, for individual Institutions, are established to oversee the design, development and the effective implementation of various Academic, Co-Curricular and enrichment programs. The Governing Council also plays an important role in establishing adequate physical infrastructure and competent human resources.

Renowned individuals from Academic, Industrial and Civic backgrounds are selected as representatives in the Governing Council. Besides, Nominees from Affiliating Boards/Universities such as the Pre-University Board, Bengaluru North University, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, AICTE and other Academic & Regulatory Bodies also constitute the Governing Council. Adequate representation is also invited and included from the Staff, Student community & other stakeholders in order to make policy design & governance participatory and inclusive. The Governing Council meets often and deliberates on various issues, guides Institutional Heads & submits recommendations to the Board of Trustees.

Dr. Somasekhar Thummala, Ph.D.

Indian Academy Education Trust

Dr. Srinidhi K Parthasarathi, BE., PGDM., Ph.D., D.Litt

Indian Academy School of Management Studies

Ms. Bharathi Thummala

Indian Academy Education Trust

Dr. Jerome Xavier, Ph.D.

Indian Academy Degree College

Dr. Cynthia Menezes

Senior Faculty Member
Canara Bank School of Management Studies Bengaluru North University

Dr. M. Prakash

Renowned academician - Karnataka
Hon’ble Secretary - Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges’ Association
Director - Seshadripuram Group of Institutions, Bangalore.

Mr. Kashinath M. Pai

Executive Director
CFO- Orient Bell Ltd.

Mr. Muralidhar Dhuddu


Mr. Ramesh Unnikrishnan

AICTE - Representative South-West Regional Officer
Director - Dept of Technical Education, Ministry of Education, Govt. of Karnatak

Sri. H.U. Talawar

DTE, Ministry of Education Govt. of Karnataka

Dr. G. Venkatesh, Ph. D.

Former Principal - Indian Academy Degree College.
Former Director Academics & Development - Indian Academy Group of Institutions

Prof. A. Kuppuswamy

Senior Faculty Member
Indian Academy School of Management Studies