QS I-GAUGE India Academic Forum - a transformational leaders’ conclave | 24-25 November 2022

24 November, 2022
The Chancery Pavilion, Bengaluru

QS I-GAUGE is pleased to announce the “India Academic Forum - a transformational leaders' conclave” to be held on 24 & 25 November 2022 at the Chancery Pavilion, Residency Road, Bengaluru.

This Forum of elite academicians aims to discuss the rising transformative trends and improve the education quality for India’s children. This conclave will be charting a path towards making India the “Vishwaguru” in the field of education, thus increasing the faith and trust of our stakeholders across the globe.

25 November 2022 – Keynote Speaker – Dr Kiran Bedi, Former DGP & Lt Gov, Puducherry

A short video of the conclave: https://youtu.be/Hv5Kdi3K0ug

Tentative agenda for the event

24 November (Dedicated to HEIs)

25 November 2022 (Dedicated to Schools)





09:30 - 10:00

Registration & Coffee

09:30 - 10:00

Registration & Coffee

10:00 - 10:15

Welcome Address

10:00 - 10:15

Welcome Address

10:15 - 11:15

Roundtable on Key takeaways of transformative pedagogy
discussed in NEP
by Dr Chetan Singai

10:15 - 10:30

Keynote address by Dr Kiran Bedi

11:15 - 11:30

Q & A

10:30 - 11:30

Roundtable on HEI and School Collaboration
- Opportunities & Challenges

11:30 - 12:00

Launch of QS Digital Maturity Framework in collaboration
with AWS and Intel (DMF)

11:30 - 12:00

UPES Presentation on "Unconventional Courses & Career Choices"

12:00 - 12:30

Universities of the Future
"Strategic and Leadership Challenges” by Prof. P D Jose, IIM Bangalore

12:00 - 12.45

Education as a continuum: Insights from the National Education Policy and the National Curriculum Framework by Dr Chetan Singai, Chief Consultant & Convenor - National Curriculum Framework 2022, Ministry of Education, GOI

12:30 - 13:00

Case Study on
Achieving Research Impact by VIT
by Dr Arulmozhivarman P

12:45 - 13:15

Shoolini University Presentation on "Unconventional Courses & Career Choices"

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch and Networking

13:15 - 14:00

Lunch & Networking

14:00 - 15:00

Roundtable on Internationalisation
- Opportunities and Challenges

14:00 - 15:00

Future of Education - learning beyond textbooks, content and curriculum

15:00 - 15:30

Case Study on Institutional Branding by O P Jindal Global University
by Prof (Dr) Mayank Dhaundiyal

15:00 - 15:30

Alliance University Presentation on "Unconventional Courses & Career Choices"

15:30 - 15:45

Launch of QS I-GAUGE
Institution of Happiness 2023

15:30 - 16:00

O P Jindal Global University Presentation on "Unconventional Courses & Career Choices"

15:45 - 16:15

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:15

Coffee Break

16:15 - 17:15

Felicitation & Accolades
QS I-GAUGE-rated Institutions
by the Chief Guest

16:15 - 16:30

Launch of QS I-GAUGE Institution of Happiness 2023

17:15 onwards

Group Photo & Networking

16:30 - 17:00

Felicitation of QS I-GAUGE Rated Schools



17:00 onwards

Group Photo & Networking







Speaker Details

24 November 2022

Speaker Name Designation University
Prof Narayana Rao D Pro Vice Chancellor SRM University
Prof Kuldeep Raina Vice Chancellor MS Ramaiah University Of Applied Sciences
Dr Rupa Vasudevan Chancellor And Founder Bharatiya Engineering Science And Technology Innovation University
Prof Sundar Manoharan Director General Pandit Deendayal Energy University
Prof Dr Jayaraj Yagathimath Chief Advisor To Chancellor Dr D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Dr Atish Chattopadhyay Director Jagdish Sheth School Of Management
Prof Santosh Narayankhedkar Pro Vice Chancellor ITM University, Gwalior
Dr Satish Reddy Vice Chairman Aditya Educational Institutions
Prof Jaskiran Kaur Campus Director NMIMS Deemed To Be University, Chandigarh Campus
Prof Pradipta  Kumar Nanda Pro Vice-Chancellor Siksha O Anusandhan
Prof Hemant Sharma Pro Vice Chancellor GNA University Punjab
Prof V N Rajasekharan Pillai Vice Chancellor Somaiya Vidyavihar University
Dr S N Prasad Deputy Director SDMIMD, Mysore
Dr Ronald J Mascarenhas Pro Vice Chancellor St Joseph's University
Prof (Dr) Balvir S Tomar Chairman and Chancellor Nims University Rajasthan, Jaipur
Dr Vidya Shankar Shetty Pro Vice Chancellor REVA University
Dr Neema Agarwal Additional Managing Director NIET Greater Noida
Prof Dr Subbramanian S N Chairman S N S Group Of Institutions, Coimbatore
Prof Sanjay Gupta Vice Chancellor World University Of Design
Prof Rajita Kulkarni President Sri Sri University
Prof R S Mudhol Vice-Chancellor BLDE (Deemed To Be University)
Dr M Daniel CEO SNS Institutions
Mr Abhay Shankar Meganathan Vice Chairman Rajalakshmi Institutions
Mr Santosh Mookanagoudar Cluster Head - Schools Jain Group of Institutions
Prof Sanjay Jasola Vice Chancellor Graphic Era Deemed To Be University
Prof R Janardhan Pro Vice Chancellor Dayananda Sagar University
Prof Ashish Khosla President Shoolini University Of Biotechnology And Management Sciences
Prof Jayasankar Variyar Pro Vice Chancellor GITAM Deemed To Be University
Prof Raghuvir Singh Vice Chancellor Teerthankar Mahaveer University
Prof Ram Sharma Pro Vice-Chancellor UPES, Dehradun
Prof K C Reddy Chancellor Rajiv Gandhi University Of Knowledge Technologies
Prof Dr Naresh Kelawala Vice Chancellor Kamdhenu University
Mr Abhay Chebbi Pro Chancellor Alliance University
Prof Krishnan M Vice Chancellor Central University Of Tamil Nadu
Prof  Dr Gajanan Naik Vice Chancellor Garden City University
Prof Madhu Chitkara Pro Chancellor Chitkara University
Prof Dr Muddu Vinay Vice Chancellor Presidency University, Bangalore
Prof Dr A K S Suryavanshi Vice Chancellor Karnavati University
Prof Rajesh S Vice Chancellor Joy University , Kanyakumari
Prof Nitin Rane Vice Chancellor Avantika University, Ujjain


25 November 2022

Speaker Name Designation School
Dr Sami Ulla CEO Manipal International School
Mr Pramodkumar Pillai Principal Emerald international School
Ms Anuradha Monga Chairperson TAISI
Mrs Fatema Agarkar Chairperson Agarkar Centre of Excellence
Dr Seema Saini CEO & Principal N L Dalmia High School
Mrs Neelam Ravi Executive Director & Head of School GJR International School
Mrs Geeta Jayanth Principal BIS
Mrs Prashanthi Gowda Principal Rainbow International school
Dr Shilpa Indoria Principal Adani Vidya Mandir, Ahmedabad
Mrs Naga suryavathy Principal Harvest International School, Kodathi
Dr Dakshayini Kanna Founder Director/ Sr Principal Harvest International School
Ms Madhumati Suresh Principal NPS, Jaynagar
Mr Robert Champion Secondary Principal Trio World Academy
Mrs Rasika Panicker Director-Principal Rosary High School
Mrs Manisha Kawathekar Director IES Public School
Mr Prabhuraj Jahagirdar Chairperson Pupil Tree
Mrs Usha Iyer Director & Principal The Green School Bangalore
Mrs Kavita Sinha Principal Candor International School
Ms Lata Balan Principal Oasis International School
Mr Pradeep Pai Director Silver Oaks International School
Prof (Dr) Ashoo Khosla Chief Learning Officer Shoolini University
Prof Ashish Khosla President Shoolini University
Ms Sailaja Vittaldevi Principal Silver Oaks International School
Ms Tamilarasi Dhamodhara Academic Director The Indian Public School
Dr Deepti Chaturvedi Principal Nurture International School
Dr Venunadhan B Pillai Executive Principal & Head of Intl Curricula SSVM Institutions
Mrs Hamsa Venugopal Managing Director New Baldwin International Schools
Mrs Pallavi Mishra Head Academics MIT Vishwashanti Gurukul Schools
Dr Vedavathi Dinesh Founder Principal Green Eden School
Ms Srisha Mohandoss Director SSVM Institutions
Mrs Sasmita Mohanty Principal Sanjay Godhawat International School
Ms Gunmeet Bindra Principal Daly College
Mrs Kanika Sachdev Principal Delhi Public School, Rohini
Dr Sunita Swaraj Principal The Heritage School, Delhi
Dr Neeta Bali Principal G D Goenka 
Prof Pradipta Kumar Nanda Pro Vice Chancellor Siksha 'O' Anusandhan
Mr Nikhil Wagh Chairman Educon Internaional School
Dr Stella Pandhare Director Billabong International School, Jabalpur
Mrs Premalatha Bhoopathy CEO Maharshi VidyaMandir Group of Schools
Mr Shaswath Korisettar Cluster Head-Schools Jain Group of Institutions
Mrs Nithya Sundaram Academic Director CS Academy
Dr Ram Sharma Pro Vice Chancellor UPES
Mr Abhishek Kumar Yadav Founder Griffins International School
Prof Sanjay Gupta Trustee World University of Design
Dr (Lt Col) Prasad S N Deputy Director SDMIMD
Dr Sita Shankar Principal Gopalan International School
Prof Kuldeep Surolia CEO SORSFORT Group Of Schools
Ms Neelinderjeet Kaur Sandhu Director Principal The S D Vidya School




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