Dr. Savitha Rani Ramachandran

Professor & Registrar - Evaluation

Email: savithar@msrim.org

Ext: 150

About the Faculty

Dr. Savitha Rani Ramachandran is a Professor in Finance at M S Ramaiah Institute of Management (RIM), Bengaluru. She is presently the Registrar - Evaluation at MSRIM and is overseeing the exam - related activities.

She is a MBA from Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM), Trichirapalli and a Fellow of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Kolkata. Her doctoral work was in the area of Strategic Cost Management from Dr. MGR Educational Research Institute (University), Chennai. Her focus was on the dynamics of cost behavior and technological change in the coal mining industry

She is an Editorial Committee member of the bi-annual peer reviewed journal “Ramaiah Management Review” published by RIM and a member of review panel for International Peer Reviewed Annual Journal “JIGNASA” published by MLA First Grade College for Women, Bengaluru. She has co-authored and published several research papers in the area of strategic management, finance & marketing.

Prior to her academic career, she has worked in the industry for about eight years in various sectors - Dairy, Pharma, turnkey project and has handled operations in the finance and costing vertical.

Areas of Research

Sustainability & CSR, Corporate Finance, Strategic Cost Management, Investment management,

Banking sector performance, Services marketing


  • Ph.D, Dr. MGR Educational Research Institute (University), Chennai (2012)
  • FCMA, The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Kolkata (1990)
  • MBA, Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM), Trichirapalli (1987)
  • BCom, Bharathidasan University (1985)


Since 2006 - M S Ramaiah Institute of Management (MSRIM), Bengaluru


  • Dept. of MBA, Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bengaluru (affiliated to VTU)
  • Dept. of MBA, Surana College, Bengaluru (affiliated to BU)
  • Dept. of Commerce & Management, SJR College for Women, Bengaluru (affiliated BU)
  • Vadilal Industries Ltd., Ahmedabad
  • Core Parentals Ltd., Ahmedabad
  • Engineering Systems Ltd.,Bengaluru


Savitha Rani Ramachandran & Pavuluri Thinesh Kumar (2018), Forensic accounting: a tool for fraud detection and prevention in the public sector and private sector, M S Ramaiah Management Review, Volume 9, Issue 4, ISSN-0975-7988, July-Dec 2018

Pankajakshi R & Savitha Rani Ramachandran (2015), Healthcare and Medical Tourism Services: A Diagnostic Study, International Journal of Exclusive Management Research-IJEMR – November 2015 - Vol 5 Issue 11 - Online - ISSN 2249–2585 Print - ISSN 2249-8672, www.aeph.in , Impact Factor: 5.72

Pankajakshi R & Savitha Rani Ramachandran (2015), Consumer Decision Making Models: A comparative study, International Journal of Management and Social Science Research Review (IJMSRR), April 2015 – Vol. 1, Issue No. 10, E-ISSN 2349-6746, ISSN – 2349-6738

Savitha Rani Ramachandran & Samir Imam (2014), Influence of children on buying decision of parents, M. S. Ramaiah Management Review, Vol.5, Issue 1, Jan.-June 2014, pp: 11-17

Savitha Rani Ramachandran (2012), Women’s Liberation: A Redefinition, ISBN Number 978-81-910827-6-0, pp 258-259,  Proceedings of the National Seminar on Women Empowerment – WE 360’, Dr. M G R University, Chennai, March 2012.

N Naganna & Savitha Rani Ramachandran (2010), The Paradox of Growth-Decline Syndrome in the Extractive Sector, Book of Abstracts, ISBN Number 978-93-80697-06-2, pp 17, proceedings of National Conference on Propelling Corporate India: Strategies and Challenges, MSRIM, Aug. 2010

N Naganna & Savitha Rani Ramachandran (2010), Value-Dynamics in Research, ISBN Number 978-81-910-827-0-8, pp 177-181, proceedings of the National Conference on Academic Research, Dr. M G R University, Aug. 2010

H Muraidharan & Savitha Rani Ramachandran (2010), Imperatives for consumer oriented organizational growth: An Inclusive approach, International Edited Book on “Consumer Protection and Globalization”, Vol. no. 1, Issue 1, Jan.2010, Centre for Consumer Studies, Indian Inst. of Public Admn., New Delhi and Kalasalingam University, Krishnankoil, pp 181-182

Savitha Rani Ramachandran & R Pankajakshi (2009), A Critical Appraisal of Marketing Strategies in a framework of Sustainability, M. S. Ramaiah Management Review, Vol.1, Issue 1, June 2009. pp: 4-12

Savitha Rani Ramachandran (2009), Sustainability and Carbon Markets: A Meeting Ground, PES Business Review, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Jan. 2009, pp 32-42

N Naganna & Savitha Rani Ramachandran (2008), Dynamics of Knowledge Development in a competitive economy, Dharana Bhavan’s International Journal of Business, Vol. 2, No. 2, July-Dec 2008, pp:17- 38  

N Naganna & Savitha Rani Ramachandran (2007), Building Sustainable Competitive Advantage through Knowledge, Ethics, Environment, R & D, Monograph, M S Ramaiah Institute of Management, July 2007.

Savitha Rani Ramachandran (2006), The State and the Corporate Sector: A redefining role for the NGO Sector, Proceedings of National Seminar on “Emerging Indian Panorama: Issues and Challenges”, EPCET, Bangalore, May 2006, pp 221-225.


Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi

Training & Consultancy:

Resource Person in MDPs on “Finance for the Non finance”.