Dr. Dhirendra Singh Parihar
Registrar - GD Goenka University
Dr. Dhirendra Singh Parihar has more than 23 years experience, 13 years in senior academic administration roles and 10 years in executive roles in large corporations such as Johnson & Johnson Limited and ICICI Bank Limited. Dhirendra has in-depth knowledge of higher education regulations, practices and conventions advocated by agencies such as the University Grants Commission, All India Council for Technical Education, National Board of Accreditation, National Assessment and Accreditation Council and other regulating bodies such as the Bar Council of India, Pharmacy council of India, Council of Architecture and Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
Prior to taking up the current position as the Registrar of the University, for three years Dhirendra was the University’s Controller of Examinations. He spent several years in various senior positions such as the Deputy Controller of Examinations, Program Director-Bachelor of Business Administration, Assistant Dean-Student Welfare and Chief Proctor at Ansal University in Gurgaon. Concurrently, Dhirendra also taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in areas such as Banking & Insurance, General Management, Marketing Management, Supply Chain Management, Sales & Distribution Management, and Consumer Behavior.
Dhirendra holds a Bachelor in Physics (Honours) degree from Jamia Millia Islamia, Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management with specialization in marketing from Uttarakhand Technical University, Master in Science-Physics with specialization in Materials and a PhD in management from Sunrise University, in the area of consumer behavior.