Dr. Soumya Sarkar is IIM Ranchi’s Professor Of The Year 2021! With more than 24 of industry, research, and teaching experience, Prof. Sarkar is a Grade I Assistant Professor of Marketing Management at IIM Ranchi. In the words of his students, Prof. Sarkar’s personality and pedagogy are both exceptional. Let’s get to know the professor who is admired by the student body of IIM Ranchi!
Prof. Sarkar did his BE Metallurgical from Jadavpur University, Calcutta, post which he pursued a PGDBM and was a Fellow (Marketing) at IIM Calcutta. In the past, Prof. Sarkar has worked as Assistant Professor at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, Assistant Professor at IIM Udaipur, and has had 14 years of industry experience as Product Manager at Esab India Ltd. Among numerous book chapters, case studies, and publications Prof. Sarkar has written, in 2015 he published a book titled Business-to-Business Marketing: Relationships, Networks, and Strategies with Nick Ellis. His research interests, knowledge, and willingness to tailor his pedagogy to meet the learning needs of his students make him a professor looked up to by the student body at IIM Ranchi.
What students have to say about the professor:
“Prof. Sarkar’s knowledge and teaching method is amazing. He starts the discussion by taking inputs from students and by the end of the class students themselves reach the desired result. In this unique learning method students understand both the concept and the way to think about it.”
“Prof. Sarkar is extremely friendly while solving doubts. The pedagogy he uses like giving cases every week and then open discussion to bring more points is super helpful.”
“His pedagogy style is unique which involves students taking a major part in the discussions and thinking deeply about the subject.”