Qualification: B.Sc., PGDM ( ASB) , M. A. ( Econ, Annamalai University), Ph. D. 

Dr. Sougata Ray is currently working with the Department of Management as an Associate Professor in the area of Finance. He has a rich experience of more than 18 years in Academics & Industry. He did his Bachelors in Economics from Calcutta University and Masters in Economics from Annamalai University. He is also a Management graduate from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and holds Doctorate in Management from Amrita School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. His Doctoral thesis looks into the issues of over-indebtedness in the microfinance sector in India. He is also the recipient of the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship by European Union for Doctoral Research at University of Porto, Porto, Portugal for the period 2013-2015. Before joining academics, Dr. Ray has spent around 8 years working in various organizations such as Peerless Securities Ltd, Apeejay Securities Ltd, and IL&FS Investmart Securities Ltd.

Teaching portfolio of Dr. Sougata Ray consists of courses such as Financial Management, Portfolio Management and Financial Derivatives & Risk Management. His current research interests include development finance and empirical finance. He has presented and published his research work in national and international conferences and referred journals.

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