Prof. Govind Chandra Patra (Assistant Professor)
B.E., MBA, CFA, Ph.D. (Thesis Submitted)

Assistant Professor

Profile Summary 
Prof. Patra has twenty one years of rich and versatile experience in industry and academia combined. He has already submitted thesis for award of Ph.D. in June 2012 at Biju Patnaik University of Technolgy (BPUT), Odisha and expect to get awarded very soon. His doctoral title is ‘Study of Volatility in Indian Stock Market – Pre & Post Derivatives Era’. Besides, he has completed Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from ICFAI, Hyderabad. He has also done MBA with dual specializations of Finance and Marketing. His basic background is degree engineering (B.E.) in Electronics & Telecommunications from Sambalpur University, Odisha. He has five publications to his credit in nationally and internationally reputed indexed journals. He has successfully conducted and attended few MDPs, FDPs and Case workshops. He was also a visiting faculty to reputed Xavier Institute of Management (XIM), Bhubaneswar.
Academics – 14 years
Industry – 7 years
Research – 5 years
Research & Publication 
Published a paper titled ‘Volatility Measurement and Comparison Between Spot and Futures Markets’ in Volume X, Issue 1, March 2013 edition of ‘Vilakshan XIMB Journal of Management’ (ISSN No.: 0973-1954).
Published a paper named ‘A Testing of Lead-Lag Relationship Between NIFTY Spot and Futures Index Returns and Volatility’ in Volume 1, Issue 4, Oct-Dec 2011 edition of ‘International Journal of Financial Management’, an internationally referred management research journal (ISSN No: 2229-5690).
Published a paper named ‘A Study on Volatility of Indian Stocks and Index – Pre and Post Derivatives Era’ in Vol-1, Issue-2, Aug-Sept 2010 edition of ‘International Journal of Management’, an internationally referred management research journal (ISSN No. 0976-6502).
Published an article named ‘Supernormal Growth Duration – A Study of India’s IT Industry’ in September 2008 edition of ‘Magnus Journal of Management’ (ISSN No.- 0973-094X).
Submitted a paper for publication named ‘Intra-Day Lead-Lag Relationship Between Spot and Futures Stock Returns and Volatility’ in highly acclaimed internationally referred ‘Springer Journal of Financial Markets and Portfolio Management’.
Achievement & Awards 
Recipient of national scholarship for 10 years for academic excellence in school and college. Secured all Odisha 12th rank in Odisha state board HSC exam.
Area of Interest 
Securities Analysis and Portfolio Management
Financial Management
International Finance
Derivatives and Risk Management
Project Appraisal, Planning and Control
Financial Services