Dr. Ranajoy Bhattacharyya is IIFT Kolkata’s Professor of The Year 2020! Dr. Bhattacharyya has taught at various institutes including Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia, USA, as well as Sejong University, Seoul, South Korea and XLRI Jamshedpur as well as Calcutta University. Find out why students at IIFT Kolkata love his classes!
Note - The winner(s) of the InsideIIM Professor of The Year at any given campus has/have been chosen by current MBA students of that campus. The voting process began in the month of February 2020, and MBA students could nominate their favourite professors here. The professor(s) with the maximum number of votes has/have been declared the winner(s) in 2020!
Meet Dr. Ranajoy Bhattacharyya - Professor, IIFT Kolkata & InsideIIM Professor of The Year In 2020
Dr. Ranajoy Bhattacharyya is Professor for International and Environmental Economics at IIFT Kolkata. He has a Ph.D. in Economics and has been a recipient of the Fulbright Scholar in Residence award in 2007 – 08 and the Asia Fellows award in 2002- 03. His teaching experience apart from IIFT includes teaching as a Visiting Professor at Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia, USA and Visiting Fellow, Sejong University, Seoul, South Korea. Closer home, Dr. Bhattacharyya has been Visiting Lecturer at XLRI Jamshedpur. He has also been a lecturer at the Departments of Business Management and Economics at Calcutta University.
His publications include Journal entries, book chapters and working papers. He has co-authored a book with Sarmila Banerji called “Air Pollution in Developing Countries and Victim’s Willingness To Pay for it: A Ready Reckoner, Department of Business Management, Calcutta University.” From foreign exchange to economic policy to sustainability and the environment, Dr. Bhattacharyya has worked on all. He has also been Advisor (Research) to the Joint Study Group on Indo-Russian Trade (2006 – 2007), Ministry of Commerce, Government of India.
Read more about him here.
InsideIIM Professor of The Year 2020 - What IIFT Kolkata Students Have To Say About Dr. Bhattacharyya
“He teaches in a manner that even a class 5th kid can grasp what is being taught. Besides, he has this air of positivity and child-likeness around him you would feel like learning what he is teaching.”
“He presents the class with numerous recent examples, cases to help the students understand better. One of the best economists in the country too.”
“Excellent teaching ability, captivating, awesome conceptual clarity and ability to pass it on to others at ease.”
“The quality of teaching the subjects is impeccable and the room for interaction he provides to the students is admirable.”
“The way he teaches the subject- rather than using a PPT, he will take a live case scenario and will clear the concept.”
The following are professors at IIFT Kolkata who just missed out on winning the title of InsideIIM's Professor of The Year in 2020, but are loved by IIFT Kolkata students:
Dr. R.P.Sharma: “Professor's teaching methods are really good. He designed the course structure in such a way that he engages students and gives real life examples all time. His Assignments and presentations were always based on current business trends.”
Dr. Bibek Ray Chaudhuri: “Excellent teaching skills and connecting present examples with the theory.”
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