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Seminar Theme

The theme of the seminar is broad and includes different dimensions of financial markets. Strong and vibrant financial market is the backbone of the economy of a nation. However financial markets of countries across the globe have become complex due to disruptions caused by globalization and technology. Indians are known as good savers but converting that into judicious investment habit is the key for the long-term success of financial markets. This would reduce the country’s dependence on foreign investment as well. Various financial crises have been shattering the confidence of the investor community of the world. These developments have posed serious concerns amongst all and have given rise to compelling reasons for discussions and deliberations on possible solutions. The National Seminar on Financial Markets is expected to provide an opportunity to discuss about the challenges faced by investors, regulators and other stakeholders and conceive the probable elucidations for the same.

Expert Talks

  • Mr. Niraj Choksi: Founder NJ India Invest: “Behavioral Aspects of Investing”
  • Dr. V. Aditya Srinivas, CEO and Chief Economist, BSE Brokers’ Forum: Macroeconomic Indicators predicting Financial Markets
  • Dr. Ravi Agarwal, Vice Dean, Jindal Business School: “Artificial Intelligence and Capital Markets”
  • Dr. Prashant Joshi, Professor in Finance, Uka Tarsadia University: Financial Innovations and Engineering
  • Mr. Rakesh Doshi: Future employment opportunities in Financial Markets
  • Mr. Govind Jhawar, Founder, Finideas: Disruptions in Finance due to technology
  • Mr. Siddharth Mandalaywala, Vice President, Concept Securities: Equity: The wealth creator
  • Mr. Arvind Kothari, Founder, Niveshay: Value Investing and the right asset allocation

Who should attend?

  • Students who wish to pursue careers in financial markets
  • Researchers and doctoral students who wish to learn more about financial markets from industry and academic experts
  • Academicians who wish to deepen their knowledge of Financial Markets
  • Practitioners from industry to showcase predictive trends, forward-thinking, emerging perspectives in the financial markets
  • Industry professionals, who want to get insights from academic research to boost performance and share their current business challenges


AURO University is founded on the principles of Integral Education and our teaching philosophy, pedagogy and principles revolve around ensuring wholesome development. Our campus focuses on Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Development of the Students.

AURO University was established in 2011 through The Gujarat Private Universities Act, 2011. AURO University presently has five Schools in the field of Design, Hospitality, Information Technology, Law and Business and also plans to start Schools in Humanities and Mass Communication.

The University is led by Academic stalwarts and faculty wih global exposure and a strong industry experience. This allows the curriculum to be current, real time and relevant. In addition each module is heavily peppered with projects, industrial visits and guest lectures to allow immersion of minds in the world that they will be reaching at.

About the School of Business

School of Business is the flagship program of AURO University. Currently it offers Full-time BBA and Full-Time MBA programs, as well as the Ph.D. Program. The Programs meet the millennials’ challenges arising out of the dynamic business world due to globalization and increasing complexity. The School is planned with the futuristic syllabi, which are taught by a team of progressive faculties; well experienced and well recognized in their respective domains.


The Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets is a 1 year program with the objective of developing professionals capable of occupying positions of responsibility in various segments of financial markets. The uniqueness of the program lies in its extensive use of market professionals as resource persons. Apart from sound grounding in academic concepts pertaining to the capital markets, the participants will get a chance to interact with senior regulatory officials, executives of exchanges, leading merchant bankers and foreign institutional investors. What has been sought to be achieved is an ideal blend of relevant academic knowledge and its application to financial markets. Pedagogy for the programme comprises class room teaching, case studies, panel discussions, presentations and visits to national and overseas financial centres. Skills development has been given special emphasis by providing simulated live market conditions, trading and investment software so that the students are market ready.

Payment Mode

  • Registration Fee is to be paid by cheques/DD/Online transfer
  • a. Cheques/DD should be drawn in favor of “AURO University” Payable at Surat and should be sent to: Dr. Meghna Dangi
    Coordinator – NSFM2017-18
    School of Business, AURO University
    Hazira Road, Opp. ONGC,
    Surat – 394 510, Gujarat
  • b. Details of Online transfer:
  • The fee can be deposited online through RTGS/NEFT in State Bank of India or in HDFC Bank, with the following details:
  • State Bank of India Bhatha Branch, Surat – 394 510
    Account No. 31 70 36 74 530
    IFC Code: SBIN 000 2636
    HDFC Bank KRIBHCO Town, Surat – 394 270 Account No. 501 000 987 321 57
    IFS Code: HDFC 00 00 904

    (Can be deposited in any HDFC branch in India)


  • Seminar Date: 23rd – 24thth March, 2018


  • Delegates from Industry: Rs. 2500/-
  • Academicians/Research Scholars: Rs. 2000/-
  • Student: Rs. 1000/-
  • Registration Fee includes Seminar Kit, Lunch and High Tea

Organizing Committee

Seminar Committee

  • Chief Patron: Sri Hasmukh (HP) Rama, Founder President, AURO University
  • Patron: Dr. Avadhesh Kumar Singh, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, AURO University
  • Professor and Dean: Dr. Rohit Singh, Dean, AURO University
  • Registrar: Mr. Ajay Kr. Yadav
  • I/c Head of Department: Dr. Monika Suri
  • Seminar Coordinator: Dr. Meghna Dangi

Organizing Committee

  • Ms.Indrani Sengupta, Assistant Professor
  • Ms.Dhaarna Rathore, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Md. Irfan, Assistant Professor

Seminar Secretariat

  • Mr. Rakesh Shah, Manager Accounts
  • Mr. Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Head-Marketing
  • Mr. Abhik Dasgupta – Asst. Director, Hospitality Services
  • Mr. Piyush Tripathi - Assistant Manager - Examinations