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  • Name: K.C. Arora
  • Designation:
    Registrar; Professor of Investment Management, Financial Services and Markets, Corporate Financial Management
  • Extension: 303
  • Email: kc.arora@bimtech.ac.in
  • Prof (Dr) KC Arora has over 25 years corporate experience: 4 years as CFO in a Singapore company, 3 years at Hong Kong in a bank and 18 years in India in a bank. He has an academic experience of 16 years in B schools. Has conducted MDPs in the area of Finance and has research interest in this domain. He has authored a book titled "A Banker down the Rabbit Hole" to share interesting management insights from his banking experience across three countries spread over 25 years. His subject interest areas are: Financial System, Services, Products and Markets, Corporate Finance, Retail Banking Operations, Corporate Banking and Credit Appraisal, Management of Commercial Banks, Treasury and Risk Management.

Academic Experience

  • 10 years experience in Teaching in the area of Finance and Banking in Management Institutes of repute
  • 5 years in Regional Staff college of the bank as a faculty in Banking and Finance


Publishing of a Book titled “A BANKER DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE – Insightful Episodes across India and Abroad”


Prof. (Dr.) KC Arora, has been with BIMTECH for the last 13 years and also  has Banking Industry exposure of 25 years in three countries. He has authored the above book.                

The FOREWORD has been written by Mr. H. R. Khan, Deputy Governor (Retd) Reserve Bank of India. The book has been previewed and endorsed by eminent personalities mentioned on back cover page.

It is written in simple non-technical terms to share the rare practical insights, not found in text books or any other book so far, with bankers and non-bankers. It contains 88 episodes woven into short stories those are very engaging and full of management insights.

The author’s entire royalty from this book has been committed to an NGO engaged in social welfare of the downtrodden. 



The book is available at amazon.in and with the publishers.


Ph.D. Business Management (Finance)
Masters M.SC., C.A.I.I.B., Advanced Dip. In Financial Management

Management Development Programme Initiatives

  • “Investment Management” for executives of NTPC (2013)
  • “Finance for Non Finance Managers” for executives of NTPC (2013)
  • 10,000 Women Entrepreneurs Programme of ISB-Goldman Sachs (2013)
  • Programme for IFCI Senior Executives at MDI, Gurgaon, Sessions on Working Capital Management 5th January, 2012
  • Exim Policies Procedures and Documentation with specific reference to Textiles for senior executives of Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA), Ghaziabad at Graduate School of Business and Administration, Greater Noida for 40 hours duration in January, 2005
  • Entrepreneurship Development Programme of Rajasthan Government at Officers Training School, Jaipur – Regular and repeat guest faculty during the year 1989-1991

Other Professional Experience

  • 4 years exposure in corporate sector at Singapore as Financial Controller of a company
  • 3 years at Hong Kong centre as Senior Manager (International Trade Finance)
  • 3 years in New Delhi Branch as Senior Manager (Corporate Finance )
  • 10 years in other branches over three States in Managerial Capacities
  • Participated at Shanghai, China, in Global Advanced Management Program, jointly conducted by AIMA and INSEAD, Singapore 8-16 Jan 2010.
  • Chaired Half day session at Singapore at International Conference on Accounting and Finance -2011 organized by Global Science and Technology Forum, Singapore on May 23-24, 2011
  • Discussant at 3rd World Finance Conference held on 2-5 July, 2012 at Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Research Interest/Initiatives/Publications

  • Ph. D Topic : Factors affecting selection of a Scheme of a Mutual Fund Company by investors

Selected Publications

  • Paper titled ” How long US can afford to sustain a “strong dollar policy”? Published in international research journal in business : Vol. June,2005 Business Research ( ISSN Code: 0972 – 2785 )
  • Research paper titled “Demographic Factors as Determinants of Investment in Mutual Funds” has been accepted after review by referees and it is being included in Vol. 12, No. 1, January-June, 2010, of Business Perspectives : ISSN:097-7612
  • A joint Research Paper titled “Factors Affecting Choice Of Mutual Fund Schemes By Investors -An Empirical Study In Delhi Ncr “ by Dr. Shri Prakash and Prof. K.C. Arora, was presented in the International Finance Conference (FINCON-2011) jointly organized by Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon and School of Business, University of Connecticut, USA on January 7-8, 2011 in Gurgaon. The same was published in Edited Book on conference proceedings in 2011.
  • Presented a research paper titled “Factors Affecting Choice of a Mutual Fund by Investors- an Empirical study in Delhi NCR” written jointly with Dr. Shri Prakash during International Conference on Accounting and Finance -2011 organised by Global Science and Technology Forum, Singapore on May 23-24, 2011 at Singapore. The same has been published in Edited Book on Conference Proceedings