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Controller of Examinations

Prof.(Dr.) Alka Kulkarni

Controller of Examinations

Dr. Alka Kulkarni is a science graduate who later did her MBA in 1985. On the onset of the computer era in 1980’s & 1990’s, she did her Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applicationsin 1991 and later completed her Ph.D submitting her thesis entitled ‘Quality Management Systems in Higher Education – A Study in Karnataka’.

She started her career as an Administrative Manager in an industry and later shifted to teaching career in 1989, first as a visiting faculty and then as a lecturer and through the years graduated to the post of Professor. She was the first lady Special officer of the Visvesvaraya Technological University and made a distinct mark in the administration of the University from 01 June 2002 to 31 Nov 2008. She was a part of the first ever decentralized counseling of Karnataka Examinations Authority (CET CELL), Bangalore for allotment of Medical, Dental, Engineering, Architecture, Homeopathy, Ayurveda and Unani seats in the state of Karnataka from 01 April 2009 to 30.09.2010 as the Co-ordinator of the Hubli Centre. She was the Chief co-ordinator of Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) for Exam conduction and counseling for PG seats of MBA, MCA and M.Tech. in all the nine universities of Karnataka.

She was a Member of various committees/boards of VTU like Local Inquiry Committee, Convocation Committee, NSS Advisory Committee, Board of Studies, Board of Examinations etc. She was the first lady member of the Examination Squad team. She has also been an Advisor to various Management Institutions.

 She has a vast experience in admissions, examinations and administrative work and was thus invited by Nitte University to assume the post of Controller of Examinations. She has joined this University on July 1, 2011.