K. D. Balaji

Associate Professor
Area: MBA Department
Affiliation: School of Management, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University).

Email: vijaykarthigeyan.t@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in


Ph. D  Management BharathiarUniversity, Coimbatore, 2014
MBA Finance & Systems GRD Institute of Management, BharathiarUniversity, Coimbatore, 2000
B.Com Commerce PSGCollege of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, 1998

Other Details:

Seminars and Conferences

  • Attended 2 days FDP on “Creativity in Research” organized by ACE, Hosur during the month of October 2005.
  • Attended 5 days QIP on “New Venture Creation” organized by TAPMI, Manipal between 9th and 13th January 2006.
  • Attended 2 days FDP on “Effective Teaching Methods” jointly organized by Sona School of Management, Salem and CIMAT, Coimbatore during April 2006.
  • Attended 2 days FDP on “Enhancement and Value addition in Management Education: Case method of teaching and Case writing” organized by CIMAT and conducted by Dr. Jerome Joseph, Senior Professor – IIM Ahmedabad.
  • Presented a paper on the topic “Mutual Fund Investing Vs Stock Investing” in a national level seminar conducted by “PRIMS – PeriyarUniversity” Salem.
  • Presented a paper on the topic “The impact of Private Participation on the Quality of Higher Education” in a National Level Conference organized by PondicheryUniversity on 09.04.09.
  • Attended a FDP on “Teaching CsR in Management Schools” jointly organized by CIMAT, IIM Bangalore and British Council on 07.04.2009.
  • Attended 2 days “Case Method of Teaching” organized by CIMAT, Coimbatore from 25.10.2009 and 26.10.2009.
  • Attended 5 days “FDP on Operations Management” at IIM, Bangalore from16.11.2009 to 20.11.2009.
  • Attended a 4 day residential program on “Capacity Building for Incubation Managers” organized by APIN an DST, India at Ooty between 11th and 14th December 2009.
  • Presented a paper on “Share Price Movements – A Comparative Study of Automobile Sector Companies under NIFTY” at AICTE sponsored National Seminar on “Financial Conclave” on 17th September 2010 organized by SNS College of Technology, Coimbatore.
  • Attended a 2 day FDP on “Economentrics” organized by DJ Academy for Managerial Excellence and conducted by Prof. Sthanu Nair, IIM, Kozhikode during 19th and 20th November 2010.
  • Attended a 1 day Seminar on “Management And the Case Methods” Jointly organized by CIMAT and AGEIS on 19th February 2011.
  • Attended and presented papers in various National level seminars and FDP organized by CIMAT.
  • As a Chief Project Leader of EDC, CIMAT organized EAC’s at various colleges and delivered guest lectures.
  • Visiting Faculty for ICWA, Coimbatore Chapter.

Selected Publications

  • Published a Paper on “A Comparative Study on the Financial Performance of Selected Private Sector Banks in India” in the CIMAT Journal of Research, March 2013, ISSN 2250 – 298X, pp: 25-36.
  • Published a Paper on “Volatility in Stock Prices – An Empirical Study on Sensex and Nifty Indices” in in the CIMAT Journal of Research, March 2014, ISSN 2250 – 298X, pp: 14-27.
  • Published a Paper on “A Comparative Study on the Financial Performance of Selected Banks in India” in the GIM Journal of Management. December 2015, ISSN 0974 – 0708, pp: 28-34.
  • Published a Paper on “A Comparative Study on the Volatility of Stock Market and Gold Market in India” in the Management Wisdom – A Journal of Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, June 2016, ISSN 2230 – 7257, pp: 1-11.
  • Published a Paper on “A Study on Customer Satisfaction Level of BSNL Mobile Service in Madurai City” in the Management Wisdom – A Journal of Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, December 2016, ISSN 2230 – 7257, pp: 52-61.
  • Published a Paper on “Global Transmission of Volatility in Stock Markets – A Comparative study on Indian Market with Selected Foreign Markets”, in  The Eternal International Journal of Research in Management Studies – A Journal of CMS Institute of Management Studies, April 2017, ISSN 2348 – 6511, pp:10-29.

Grants Received

S. No.

Title of the Project

Sanctioning Authority

Funds allotted


Entrepreneurship Development Cell


Rs. 5,00,000


AICTE Seminar Grant




Other Professional Experience

  • Working as Associate Professor in Faculty of Management, SRM IST, Chennai from July 2018.
  • Worked as Associate Professor in the Department of Management Studies and Research, Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology, Coimbatore from June 2005 to June 2018.
  • Worked as Senior Executive in Shriram Investments Limited, Zonal Office, Bangalore from April 2001 to December 2003.