Prof. (Dr) Madhu Veeraraghavan
Pro Vice Chancellor – Management, Law, Humanities and Social Sciences

Prof. (Dr) Madhu Veeraraghavan is a Doctorate in Finance with almost 20 years of global experience. He believes that business schools should work for outcomes that support the Mission of the School. Prof. Veeraraghavan joined the T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal in June 2013 as a Professor of Finance. He was appointed as the Director, TAPMI in April 2017. 


Prof. Veeraraghavan has published over 50 papers in international journals and has presented his work in top conferences in finance and accounting. Recently, he has been invited to join the Editorial Advisory Board of a new journal titled Indian Journal of Accounting Research (IJAR) as a founding member. 


Prof. Veeraraghavan’s research interests are in the areas of Corporate Finance, Behavioural Finance, Corporate Governance and the interplay between Auditing and Finance. 


His work has appeared in elite journals such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Ethics and AUDITING: A Journal of Practice and Theory. 


Prof. Veeraraghavan has won many awards for his work in both National and International Conferences. He is ranked 97th in the World in the Brigham University 2021 Accounting Rankings for his contributions to accounting research. He was awarded the AICTE-Dr Pritam Singh Best Teacher Award-2021, by the Hon’ble Minister of Education, Government of India. The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) has announced that Prof Veeraraghavan is ranked in the top ten per cent of the authors around the world.