Consequent on the relief of Mr. C P Mohan Kumar, Prof. B. Raja Shekhar, Professor in the School of Management Studies has been appointed to hold the position of Registrar until further orders. He has taken charge on 10th  July 2013.


Prof. Shekhar is associated with the School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad since its inception (June 1999). Prof. Shekhar is also Coordinating a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management offered by the Centre for Distance Education and Virtual Learning. The Government of Andhra Pradesh appointed Prof. B. Raja Shekhar as the member of State Consumer Protection Council as an expert in the field of Consumer Protection.

Prof. Shekhar did his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Acharya Nagarjuna University and Master’s in Business Administration from Osmania University. Subsequently, Prof. Shekhar was awarded Doctorate degree in Business Management by Kakatiya University. Added to above, he acquired two Post-Graduate Diplomas in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations (from Kakatiya University) and Computer Science (from University of Hyderabad). He has completed M.Sc. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Sri Venkateswara University. Prof. Shekhar underwent a Faculty Development Programme (FDP) at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Prof. Raja Shekhar is visiting faculty to various Training Institutions, which include Academic Staff Colleges, Dr. Marri Channa Reddy Human Resource Development Institute of AP, National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management, Indian Institute of Public Health, Andhra Pradesh Police Academy, Navodaya Leadership Institute, National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management etc.

Prof. Shekhar’s primary areas of interests include Service Quality, Research Methodology and Project Management.