Academic council

Prof. (Dr.) Akhilesh Kumar

Vice-Chancellor

Al-Karim University, Katihar

Educational qualifications

B.Tech, IIT Varanasi, India

MBA, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA

PhD, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA

 

Vice-Chancellor's Message

WELCOME YOU ALL TO AL-KARIM UNIVERSITY, KATIHAR.

Our Strength: Diversity and Inclusion.

Sensibly: The best comparable for skills and application oriented learning.

 

Al-Karim University depends, at its core, on the liberal, free and open exchange of ideas in a culture of mutual respect. It also depends on participation and inclusion of people of all backgrounds, races, genders, religious, ideologies and processes of thinking.

 

In Academics and Research, many of our important learnings come from hearing and respecting diverse perspectives. It is crucial to have our opinions challenged and to be confronted with views other than our own. Whether in Medical Science, Pharmacy, Computer Science, Management and other related programme, the passionate participants/students prepare to be leaders & effective citizens of the 21st century.

 

Hence it is essential to navigate difference in experience and to gain an appreciation of the value of diverse fields & prospective, integrated to Society, Humans, Business and Governance.

 

At Al-Karim University, we seek to pay particular attention to the needs of historically marginalized communities. Situated in the Rural/Semi Urban area, Al-Karim University values diversity as empowering characteristic of 21st century.

 

In the wider academic competition, our University practices inclusion as the prime focus of supportive and continuous focus. We believe in Digitally Controlled Academia, Research, Resource Management, Library & Intellectual Capital. Hence we seek together to create a society of fairness, characters and integrity.

 

Welcome to be a part of the commendable learning and brighter future. We will help you to raise and rise on the ladders of career.

 

On behalf of the Al-Karim University, the Governing Body, the Visitor and the Chancellor, wish you all a bright future.

 

Experience

Significant areas: Manufacturing and operations, energy & power, solar & thermal energy, projects & consultancy, telecom & electronics, microwave systems and telecom projects, new business creations, strategy & transformation.

Objective: Global visibility and Increasing brand value.

Significant achievements: Dr. Akhilesh Kumar, apart from academic endeavors, also worked along with Father of Modern Management, Peter Drucker, on a research work for Improving the US Economy during the period of Ronald Reagan in early eighties as junior research scholar.

Introduced the system of: Intelligent monitoring, for corporate sectors, organizations in manufacturing & services, projects and consultancy, research & innovation, including governance.

Introduced for first time: the objective profiling and preparation in any stream, must be done on the basis of data collected by groups of persons from external sources by researching the specific needs of futuristic base which will be parts of the future business explorations.

Dr. Akhilesh Kumarhas participated in various conferences and seminars of national and international repute. His strength span across in the areas of strategic management, management of technology, team building, top management & governance, and leadership.

Dr. Akhilesh Kumarin his service span of 36 years has been conferred various awards and accolades by diverse organizations. He has been associated with the organizations of repute such as MIT Sloan School of Management Cambridge USA, Harvard Business School USA, XLRI Jamshedpur India, University of Stirling Scotland, University of Huddersfield UK and University of Connecticut USA. He got the opportunity to teach and share the knowledge at Harvard Business School, for part-time classes of Executive Management Program.

His visionary outlook, outstanding leadership and passion for education have resulted in him being part of multiple committees in various institutions. He has 17 international papers and 3 mational papers to his credit. Dr. Kumar had also been associated in manufacturing, operations, strategy on senior positions and worked with companies like Intel Corporation USA, Northern Radio Corporation USA and British Telecom London. In addition to his academic accomplishments, professionally he had been actively involved with MDPs, FDPs, AMPs, etc. for corporate. One of the most notable aspects of Dr. Kumar is that he had always been connected to students community, culture and society by his role and work in manufacturing & operations, research, strategic management, use of technology, innovation in products & services, academics, team building and leadership.

His vision


Dr. Akhilesh Kumar has a vision to build a premier knowledge driven organization/institution in India which is of global standard. He wishes to take research to heights by educating leaders of the future. He has a vision to promote global competitiveness by providing multiple opportunities for excellent education, applied research, innovation and service to humanity.

To establish value creating networks and linkages with corporate, industries, educational institutes and universities of national and international importance. To leverage the intellectual capital through research activities and creating knowledge integration platforms in India and abroad.

He wishes to synergize activities and institutions through knowledge sharing, industry-academia interface, managers and executives leadership programs. He aspires to instill the right attitude, values and vision that will prepare the staff for lifetime of continuous learning and leadership in their chosen careers.

He believes in products success, lifelong learning, respect, integrity, trust, honesty and ethical behavior. He vouches for continuous quality improvement and overall excellence.

His approach


He visualizes standard of business performance that builds sustainable impact in the respective industrial/academic segment. The strategy ensures sufficient interaction with industry and research hubs to prepare products design for successful quality parameters in industrial competitiveness, government's authenticity and markets expand ability. The operations should not only get to specialize in their core disciplines, but also get a chance to explore variety in new products developments and new business creations. He believes in the practices of "CREATIVITY, INNOVATION AND LEADERSHIP". Hence the organization should be uniquely qualified on strategic fronts to value the technology, time, operations, and financial aspects to maintain leadership and sustainability.

Prof. (Dr.) Ram Bilash Gupta

Dean

Faculty of Medicine

Educational qualifications

MBBS, ANM Medical College, Magadh University

MD (Forensic Medicine and Toxicology), Patna Medical Collegee, Patna University, Patna

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Ram Bilash Gupta has over 20 years of teaching experience. He is currently the Principal of Katihar Medical College at Al-Karim University, Katihar.

He worked as a Tutor at Patna Medical College for 3 years and for over 1 year at Katihar Medical College; an Assistant Professor for over 5 years at Katihar Medical College; an Associate Professor for about 5 years at Katihar Medical College; and as a Professor for about 7 years at Katihar Medical College. He also served as the Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology for several years at Katihar Medical College.

Prof. (Dr.) Nisha Abraham

Principal

School of Nursing

Educational qualifications

B.Sc. Nursing, SRM College of Nursing, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

M.Sc. Nursing (Medical and Surgical), Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu

Ph.D., Shri Venkateshwara University, Amroha, Uttar Pradesh

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Nisha Abraham has over 19 years of experience in nursing across various nursing educational instituitions across India.

She has worked as a Lecturer for 5 years at Karuna Hospitals and School of Nursing Nedumkandam, Kerala; as a Principal for about 4 years at Karuna Hospitals and School of Nursing Nedumkandam, Kerala; as a Principal for 2 years at Murari Lal Memorial School & College of Nursing, Solan, Himachal Pradesh; as a Principal for over 3 years at RNS College of Nursing, Murdeshwar, Karnataka; as a Professor and HOD at Mata Sahib Kaur College of Nursing, Mohali, Punjab; as a Principal for about 2 months at Chitrini Nursing College, Prantij, Gujrat; and as a Professor for about 4 years at SCPM College of Nursing and Para-Medical Sciences, Haripur, Uttar Pradesh.

Dr. Md. Afroze Alam

Director

School of Pharmacy

Educational qualifications

Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry), Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shoolini University

Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry& Medicinal Chemistry), Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS), Manipal University

Bachelor of Pharmacy, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS), Manipal University

Bachelor of science (Honours) (Chemistry), L.S. College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar University

Diploma of Pharmacy, Government Institute of Pharmacy, Agam Kuan, Patna

Experience

Dr. Md Afroze Alam has about 12 years of academic experience. He worked as an Assistant Professor for 6 years at Shoolini Institute of Life Sciences and Business Management, School of Pharmacy, Shoolini University, Bahjol-Solan; as an Associate Professor for about 3 years in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shoolini University, Bahjol-Solan; and as a Principal & Associate Professor for about 2 years at Narayan Institute of Pharmacy, Gopal Narayan Singh University, Jamuhar.

Under his supervision, three of his scholars have received there Ph.D. degrees and two of them are under examination.

His work was conferred with the following awards:

  • Received award of Outstanding Researcher in Pharmaceutical Chemistry – VIF (Venus International Foundation-2019)
  • World Academic Championship Award 2018 in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Article selected for press release by Amrican Association for the Advancement of Science and Eureka Alert. Cytotoxic and Anti-inflammatory Activity of Flavonoid Derivatves Targeting NF-kappaB in 2017.
  • Awarded “Best Oral Presentation” at the National Conference on "An Alternatives to Animal Testing”. Organized by ICMR & DST and Laureate Institute of Pharmacy Kangra (H.P.) 21-22 Feb 2016.
  • Secured 428 with All India Rank in GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test) by AICTE- in 2016.
  • Secured 1868 with All India Rank in GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test) by AICTE- 2013.
  • Awarded “Best Thesis” Jointly by Karnataka State Council of Science and Technology (KSCST) & Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc.) Bengaluru, 2008.
  • Secured 98.43 percentile with All India Rank 155 in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2006, conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur under Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Government of India.
  • Awarded “GATE Fellowship” by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India to pursue M.Pharm programme for the period 2006-2008.
  • Awarded “Certificate of merit” to secure First Position in M. Pharm (1st year) by Manipal University in 2008.

 

Mr. Ghazi Danish Ahmed

Director

School of Information Technology and Management

Educational qualifications

Master of Science (Information Technology), Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Bachelor of Information Technology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Diploma in Information and System Management, APTEC Computer Education

Experience

Mr. Ghazi Danish Ahmed is a production and operation professional with 15 years of development and services experience with focus on health care and educational utility. He is currently working as the Director of School of Information Technology, Al-Karim University, Katihar. His areas of expertise in information technology skills include software development, web design, teaching and management. He previously worked as a software engineer in Compu Home, Club Road, Mithanpura, Ramna, Muzaffarpur; and also has about 4 years of teaching experience as a guest faculty at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur and Allahabad Agricultural Institute Deemed University, Allahabad. His leadership along with his knowledge and experience in the field of Information Technology helps us in smooth functioning of our faculty. 

Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Kumar Sinha

Professor and Head

Department of Anatomy, Katihar Medical College

Educational qualifications

MBBS, Rajendra Medical College, Ranchi University

MD (Anatomy), Darbhanga Medical College, Lalit Narayan Mithila University

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Kumar Sinha has over 18 years of teaching experience. He is currently a Professor and the Head of the Department of Anatomy at Katihar Medical College, Katihar.

Prof. (Dr.) Chandra Deo Narain

Professor and Head

Department of Pathology, Katihar Medical College

Educational qualifications

MBBS, Rajendra Medical College, Ranchi University

MD (Pathology), Patna Medical College, Patna University

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Chandra Deo Narain has over 34 years of teaching experience. He is currently a Professor and the Head of the Department of Pathology at Katihar Medical College, Katihar.

Prof. (Dr.) Ghazi Sharique Ahmad

Professor and Head

Department of Paediatrics, Katihar Medical College

Educational qualifications

MBBS, Katihar Medical College, Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University

MD (Paediatrics), BP Koirala Institute of Health Science, Dharan Nepal

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Ghazi Sharique Ahmad has over 15 years of teaching experience. He is currently a Professor and the Head of the Department of Pathology at Katihar Medical College, Katihar.

Prof. (Dr.) Ashutosh Kumar Jha

Professor and Head

Department of Anaesthesiology, Katihar Medical College

Educational qualifications

MBBS, ANM Medical College, Magadh University

MD (Anaesthesiology), Darbhanga Medical College, L.N. Mithila University

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Ashutosh Kumar Jha has over 24 years of teaching experience. He is currently a Professor and the Head of the Department of Anaesthesiology at Katihar Medical College, Katihar.

Prof. (Dr.) Akoijam Kennedy Singh

Professor and Head

Department of ENT, Katihar Medical College

Educational qualifications

MBBS, North Eastern Regional Medical College, Manipur University

MS (ENT), Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur University

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Akoijam Kennedy Singh has over 17 years of teaching experience. He is currently a Professor and the Head of the Department of Pathology at Katihar Medical College, Katihar.

Prof. (Dr.) Ajay Kumar Mahto

Professor and Head

Department of Orthopaedics, Katihar Medical College

Educational qualifications

MBBS, Darbhanga Medical College, Lalit Narayan Mithila University

MS (Orthopaedics), Patna Medical College, Patna University

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Ajay Kumar Mahto has over 16 years of teaching experience. He is currently a Professor and the Head of the Department of Orthopaedics at Katihar Medical College, Katihar.

Prof. (Dr.) Md. Ezaz Zafar

Controller of Examinations

Al-Karim University, Katihar

Educational qualifications

Master of Science in Biochemistry, Jamia Hamdard, Hamdard University, New Delhi

Ph.D., Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Md. Ezaz Zafar has over 22 years of teaching experience. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Katihar Medical College, Katihar.

He worked as a Junior Resident at Katihar Medical College, Katihar for about a year; an Assistant Professor for about 13 years; an Associate Professor for about 4 years at Katihar Medical College, Katihar.

Mr. Pramod Kumar

University Librarian

Al-Karim University, Katihar

Educational qualifications

Bachelor of Library

Experience

Mr. Pramod Kumar has been serving as a librarian at Katihar Medical College, Katihar for over 25 years and climbed the ladder to become the university librarian. His continuous commitment to his area of expertise helps us in supervising our library.

Prof. (Dr.) Chandana Jha

Professor (Retired)

Department of History, D.S. College, Katihar

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Chandana Jha is a person of academic pursuits. She was a Professor of History, former Principal at M.J.M. Mahila College, Katihar. Many of her research papers have been published in different reputed journals of social science. She has the credit of presenting research papers in different international conferences organised at Ryerson university, Toronto (Canada), University of London(England), and Harvard university, Boston (U.S.A.).

Dr. Mihir Kumar Thakur

Associate Professor

Department of Economics, D.S. College, Katihar

Educational qualifications

M.Sc.(Economics)

Ph.D.(Economics)

Experience

Dr. Mihir Kumar Thakur is presently the Head of the Postgraduate Department of Economics at Darshan Sah College, Katihar, Bihar. He has also earned Postgraduate degree in Business Administration with specialization in finance and PG diploma in Human Resource Management. He has more 22 years of teaching experiences at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. He has been actively involved in research related activities such as supervising students for their Ph.D. degrees, writing research papers for publication in journals. Apart from these he has been discharging several university and college related administrative duties as assigned to him by the competent authorities.

Mr. Wazainuddin Ansari

Registrar

Al-Karim University, Katihar

Educational qualifications

M.Sc. (Mathematics), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Experience

Wazainuddin Ansari is a retired BAS officer. He started his career as a Founder Manager of the Bihar Awami Co-operative Bank Ltd., Patna in 1987. In the year 1988, he was selected in MPPCS as a District Labour Officer. He rendered his service as District Labour Officer in Madhya Pradesh during 1988-89.  After that he was selected in BPSC as BAS Officer. He joined as a probationary Bihar Administrative Service officer in 1989 in Bihar. During 32 years of service in Bihar government, he served in various field as BDO/CO in different districts, SDM, Marhaura (Saran) Additional Collector, Gaya and Additional Collector, Patna. Finally he super annuated on 31.12.2020 when he was posted as CEO, Bihar State Sunni Waqf Board, Patna.