Sharmila Subramanian

Sharmila Subramanian,Ph.D.     

Professor & Principal


In The Sphere Of: HR and Communication

Qualification:  Ph.D. (English), Utkal University & Ph.D. (Management)


Phone: 06742474138

She has completed her Ph.D. in Management from Himalayan University and Ph.D. in English from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. Her areas of research was use of English language in interpersonal communication in corporate sectors in Odisha. She is a certified psychometric assessor form TVRLS, negotiation skills from Michigan University, USA and also been certified by IIM, Bangalore for leadership and Business communication. A corporate trainer to many organizations  to her credit, she is also in the Academic  Board of Biju Patnaik University. She also owns the responsibilities as a member in the Recruitment and Selection Board of UCO Bank. Her research area primarily lies in Business Communication and in various areas of Human Resource Management. She creates purpose and direction and has excellency in better interpretation of topics and methods. Being always consistent with the learning objectives she is full of creativity and acclaimed by students for caring disposition, being a passionate Professor. She focuses on the development and application of various pedagogy tools to make students enriched in multi dimensions. Her initiative to catalyse innovation and excellence is praise worthy. She has enormous reputed publications to her credit. She is a recipient of numbers of distinction in teaching and learning.




  • Ph.D. in Management from Himalayan University
  • Ph.D. in English from Utkal University
  • M.A. in English
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Development from NIHRD
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education from Regional College of Education


Research Interest

  • Business Communication
  • Learning & Development
  • Semiotics
  • Communication in a diverse workplace
  • Inter-cultural and Cross-cultural Communication


  • Shibanshi Foundation Best Professor Award in Management, 2022
  • Ashapradeep Best Educational Award, 2021
  • Dewang Mehta National Education Award 2017
  • Indy’s National Award, 2012 for Best B-School teacher who teaches Communication.
  • She is also the receiver of the Shirdi Sai Award, 2010 for contributing towards teaching and education in the state of Odisha.

Teaching Interest

  • Business Communication
  • Communication Development
  • Personality Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Business Research
  • Performance Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Strategic Human Resources Management
  • Human Resources Development

Training & Consultancy

  • IDBI Bank

o Managerial Training
o Behavioral Training
o Communication Training

  • TRL Krosaki Ltd.

o End-to-End Communication Training

  • Canara Bank
  • Minor Irrigation & Water Use, Govt. of Odisha
  • Thriveni Earthmovers Ltd.
  • Odisha State Seed and Organic Products Certification Agency
  • ICAI, Bhubaneswar
  • National Aluminium Company Limited
  • Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Limited
  • Reliance Telecom

Consultancy, Training and Personal Counselling to improve Communicative Competence among Call Centre and Customer Care Executives