Bhawana is an Assistant Professor and is pursuing her PhD from Amrita School of Business. She conferred her B. Com (Hons) from Delhi University, CA from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and CPA from American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, USA. She has more than 7 years of teaching experience at ASB, 8 years of industry experience involving 4 years of practice as a Chartered Accountant, 2 years with Dhabriya Agglomerates Pvt Limited and 2 years with Cyber Media (India) Limited.

Her areas of interests are family business, earnings management, accounting and finance, taxation and corporate governance. She is currently working on financial decisions of family firms.


  • Pursuing PhD from Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore
  • Certificate course on Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection, ICAI, India, 2018
  • CPA (AICPA, USA), 2002
  • CA (ICAI, India), 2001
  • Com (Hons.), Delhi University, 1997


Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Title


A. Malavika, Bhawana Jain, and HariKrishnan, A. V., “Investment Decisions of Public and Private Manufacturing firms in India”, International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE), vol. 7, no. 33, pp. 829-831, 2018.


Bhawana Jain and Murthi, R. K., “The Money Bank LTD Case”, International Journal of Computing and Corporate Research, 2012.

Publication Type: Conference Paper

Year of Publication Title


Bhawana Jain, “How FDI Flows for Different Countries are Influenced by Country Level Macro Variables and Government and Political Set Up? ”, in International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence,, 2014.

Ongoing Research

  • Ongoing work include research on IPO firms, technical analysis and likelihood of fraud.


  • Govind, S. J. K., & Jain, B. (2018). Characteristics of corporate wilful default. Paper presented at the 2018 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, ICACCI 2018, 1975-1980. doi:10.1109/ICACCI.2018.8554568 
  • Karthikeyan, M., & Jain, B. (2018). Relationship between CSR rating and tax avoidance. Paper presented at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2017, doi:10.1109/ICCIC.2017.8524285 
  • Mahalingam, S., Jain, B., & Sahay, M. (2016). Role of physical environment (dinescape factors) influencing customers' revisiting intention to restaurants. Paper presented at the 2016 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, ICACCI 2016, 1069-1072. doi:10.1109/ICACCI.2016.7732186

Invited Talks

  • One day lecture on Accounting Standards for Accounts and Finance Managers of ONGC at Dehradun on behalf of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi (2006-07)

Teaching Experience (MBA and BTech.)

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Corporate Fraud and Internal Control
  • Corporate Taxation

Industry Experience

  • Partner, Rajesh Kumar & Associates, Ramnagar, Coimbatore Branch – practicing Chartered Accountant in the areas of Accounting, Auditing, Project Financing, Taxation, Corporate and other laws. (2007-2009)
  • Research Associate, Rishabh Academy, Mumbai - Research on subjects of law, accounting, finance, auditing, and solving legal and accounting related queries of clients for the firm (2005-2007)
  • Dhabriya Agglomerates Pvt. Ltd (now Dhabriya Polywood Ltd) - Senior Executive (Finance), looked after the entire accounts, finance and legal aspects of the company (2003-2005)
  • Cyber Media (India) Limited – Senior Executive (Corporate Finance) (2001-2003)
  • Articleship with practicing CA firms (1997-2000)