Mr. Gaurav Petkar

Mr. Gaurav Petkar



Prof. Gaurav P Petkar teaches Economics at the School of Economics, MIT-WPU. He is pursuing a research program from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth in the field of Management for Rural Bancassurance & Life Insurance. Prior to joining MIT-WPU, he has worked with MIT- School of Business, as a Marketing Faculty for 6 years and corporate tycoons such as HDFC Standard Life Insurance & Aviva Life Insurance for more than 9 years. Certified trainer at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (School of Vocational Education)


  • PhD (Management) Ongoing
  • M.B.A ( Marketing)
  • B.Com (Business Administration)

Research Papers

Research paper 1: “Bancassurance: Understanding the Indian Scenario

Research paper 2: “A study on the role of Bancassurance in Indian life insurance business.”


Teaching experience: 7+ years

Industry experience: 9 Year 2 Months

Research experience: 1 Year 5 Months, Overlapping with Teaching experience


Strategic Management, Research Methodology, Rural Marketing, Advertising & Promotion Management, Business Ethics and Marketing Management.