R. K. Arora  

Finance and Accounting
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R. K. Arora  

Name of Examination

Year of Passing

         University /Institution



Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Fellow CS


Institute of Company Secretaries of India

Fellow CMA (Cost and Management Accountant)


Institute of Cost Accountants of India



University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Bachelor of Commerce


Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Academic Distinction

Was awarded the university gold medal for standing first in the university in the Bachelor of Commerce examination of the Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1978

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Academic Experience: 

Name of Organisation From To Designation
International Management Institute, New Delhi, India. 09.05.2007 Till Date Professor
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, New Delhi, India 15.01.2005 08.05.2007 Associate Professor
Institute of Management and Research, Ghaziabad, India 25.08.2003 14.01.2005 Assistant Professor
Topper’s Classes, New Delhi, India 01.04.1998 31.07.2003 Professional Associate

Total experience-sixteen years of teaching Managerial Accounting, Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Risk Management, Cost Management, Management Control Systems, and Investment Management 

Corporate Experience: 
Name of Organisation From To Designation
U.P. Stock Exchange, Kanpur, India July,1987 Date Member Broker(Inactive since 1998)
Uptron India Ltd. Lucknow, India August,1984 March,1987 Assistant Manager, Finance & Accounts
Eicher Goodearth Ltd, New Delhi, India October,1982 August, 1984 Junior Executive
Engineers India Ltd., New Delhi, India July, 1981 September,1982 Finance Officer

Total experience of seventeen years relating to project financing (Eicher Motors Light Commercial Vehicle project and Uptron India’s Control Systems project), costing of services at Engineers India Ltd. and Investment analysis & portfolio management at the U.P. Stock Exchange

R. K. Arora  

An alumnus of University Business School, Chandigarh, Fellow member of The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, Kolkata and The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi. Has more than two and a half decades of industry, teaching and research experience. Before joining the academic field, has worked in Engineers India Ltd., New Delhi, Eicher Goodearth Ltd., New Delhi, Uptron India Ltd., Lucknow and The U.P.Stock Exchange Association, Kanpur

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Arora, R.K.,(1982) “Convertible Debentures- Relevance to Indian Capital Market” , The Chartered Accountant, XXX (11), 803-806.
Arora, R. K., Jain, P. K. and Das, H. (2012) "Are Stock Returns Predictable? Evidence from Select Emerging Markets", Advances in Financial Planning and Forecasting, 5, 97-120
Arora, R. K., Jain, P. K. and Das, H. (2011) "International Diversification through Emerging Market Investment: Selection of Appropriate Portfolio Strategy", Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 14 (4), 737-749.
Arora, R. K., Das, H. and Jain, P. K. (2009) “Stock Returns and Volatility: Evidence from Select Emerging Markets”, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 12 (4), 567-592. 
Arora, R. K., Jain, P. K. and Das, H. (2009) “Behaviour of Stock Returns in Selected Emerging Markets”, Journal of Financial Management and Analysis, 22 (2), 13-25.
Dhamija, S. and Arora, R.K. (2014) “The Long-Run Performance of Graded IPOs in the Indian Capital Market”, Global Business Review, 15(2), 317-337
Arora, R.K., “The relation between investment of domestic and foreign institutional investors and stock returns in India”, Global Business Review, Forthcoming
Arora, R.K. (2010), “Risk Management”, New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House
Sawyers, R.B., Jackson, S.R., Jenkins, J.G. and Arora, R.K. (2012), “Managerial ACCT”, New Delhi: Cengage Learning

Arora, R.K. (2011), “Financial Derivatives and Risk Management”, New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House
Arora, R.K., Bhalla, V.K., Machiraju, H.R. and Pandian, P. (2013), “Financial Derivatives”,New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House 
Book Chapter
Arora, R.K. (2013), “Hedging in Currency Futures Markets” in Kumar, N, Sagi, L., Kaur,H., Kuntluru, S. and Arora, R.K. (2013), International Finance, Vikas Publishing House, pp 186-200

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Paper entitled ' Assessment of investment climate in emerging economies in Asia and Europe through analysis of stock market performance' presented at EAMSA 2006 annual conference held in Seoul (Korea) on November 23-25, 2006

Paper entitled “ DII and FII Investments and Stock Returns in India” presented at 27th International Business Research Conference held at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada on June 12-13, 2014

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Research & Teaching Interests:

The areas of my interest are stock price behaviour, investment management, risk management and managerial accounting.