Ph.D, MBA, MCom, MPhil

Dr. T. G. Manoharan is currently working as Assistant Professor (Sr. Grade) and Chairperson, Department of Commerce and Management, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri.  He is the member of Board of Studies for Commerce and BBA programmes and guides two PhD candidates at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in the area of Rural Public Finance and Mergers and Acquisition of Banks.

Dr. T. G. Manoharan received his Ph. D. in Banking and Finance from Gandhigram Rural Institute- Deemed University, Dindigul Tamil Nadu. He has done his Masters in Commerce (M. Com.) from University of Calicut and Masters in Management (MBA Banking and Finance) from Alagappa University. He has completed M. Phil. degree from Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul Tamil Nadu in 2008. He had a distinguished career as an academician for 15 years in the field of Accounting, Taxation and Finance. He also had a five years of Administrative experience in industry.

He has given invited talks in the area of Rural Development, Rural Public Finance, Taxation, Value Added Tax and Research Methodology. He has chaired sessions in national conferences at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and other educational institutions. His area of research includes Rural Public Finance, Banking and Non-Banking Financial Institutions, Taxation, Goods and Service Tax, Corporate Taxation, Inland Water Tourism, Water Literacy and Economics of Rain Water Harvesting, Farming and Farm Management.


Publication Type: Presentation

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Dr. T. G. Manoharan, “Equity Funds or Mutual Funds? Through the Lens of SIP and LIP”, National Seminar on Research Applications. Government Victoria College Palakkad, Kerala, 2017.


Dr. T. G. Manoharan, “Factors influencing customer satisfaction: A comparison between banks and NBSCs”, National Conference on “Structural, institutional and financial sector changes (both global and India) in the new millennium and the road ahead”. Amrita School of Arts & Sciences, Mysore., 2017.

Publication Type: Journal Article

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Dr. T. G. Manoharan, Manikandan, K., and Manivel, S., “Factors Influencing Customer Satisfaction: A Comparison between Banks and NBFCs”, International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, vol. 15, pp. 163 - 171, 2017.


Dr. T. G. Manoharan, “Empowering women through nursing profession-a critical evaluation”, Kerala International Journal of Functional Management, vol. II, no. iii, pp. 114-117, 2014.