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Announcement Admission

Two-Day National Conference (Hybrid Mode) on “Research and NEP, 2020: Current Trends and Future Prospects”

( 12th – 13th April 2024 )

About Conference

Two-Day National Conference on “Research and NEP, 2020: Current Trends and Future Prospects.” This groundbreaking event is designed to provide a platform for scholars, educators, researchers, and policymakers to converge and explore the dynamic landscape of research in light of the National Education Policy (NEP) of 2020. Embracing the hybrid mode, our conference seamlessly blends the physical and virtual realms, ensuring widespread participation and fostering a collaborative environment.

At the heart of innovation and academic excellence, our conference aims to unravel the intricacies of the NEP, 2020 and its impact on research methodologies, trends, and future trajectories. As we navigate through these uncharted territories, our mission is to facilitate insightful discussions, exchange of ideas, and collaborative initiatives that will shape the future of education and research in India.

For whom:

  • Researchers and Scholars
  • Academicians and Educators
  • Policymakers and Administrators
  • Industry Professionals
  • Students and Ph.D. Scholars

Why Attend:

  • Gain insights into the implications of NEP, 2020 on research.
  • Stay abreast of current trends and innovations in various research domains.
  • Network with thought leaders and experts in academia and industry.
  • Contribute to the shaping of future research agendas in alignment with national educational priorities

Collaborative Partners

  • Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
  • St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Ahmedabad
  • SSIP (Student Startup and Innovation Policy) Government of Gujarat
  • Institution’s Innovation Council Ministry of HRD, Government of India
  • KIIF – Karnavati Innovation and Incubation Foundation

in collaboration with

Conference Registration Form

Registration Form for Corporate/Government
Registration Form for Academicians (Faculty)
Registration Form for Students / Research Scholars

Payment Link for Registered Candidate whose Payment is Pending

Conference Venue

Karnavati University Campus, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Date : 12th - 13th April 2024

Important Dates


Sr. No Important Dates For Dates
1 Conference Date: 12th – 13th April 2024
2 Abstract submission: 10th March 2024
3 Notification for the acceptance of the abstract:  15th March 2024
4 Full paper submission:  25th March 2024
5 Confirmation of acceptance of full paper: 31st March 2024

Registration Fees


Sr. No  Category Registration Fees (Rs.)
1 Faculty/Industry/Corporate/Government Rs. 2,000/-
2 Research scholars/Students Rs. 1,000/-
3 KU Members Sponsored by Karnavati University

For Submission Paper

Author Guidelines

The submitted manuscripts should be proofread and should develop thematically along the following lines:

  • Title, Author, and Credentials
  • Abstract: 300 words with four key words
  • Logical progression from an introduction with the background/context and proceeding with further elaborations
  • Critical remarks/Conclusion/Concluding remarks
  • Bibliography/Select references
  • Margins: 2.5 cms or 1 inch
  • Font: Times New Roman, 12 point
  • Spacing: 1.5
  • Authors should ensure originality of content and should not have submitted for publication elsewhere.
  • Citations may follow APA, MLA or any other relevant discipline-wise format.
  • Manuscripts have to be submitted in English in the MS-Word format.
  • Maximum of THREE authors are allowed per paper.
Publication Opportunities

We are delighted to inform you that the selected papers presented at this conference will be published in our esteemed journals: This opportunity offers a platform for your valuable research to reach a wider audience and contribute to the scholarly discourse in your respective journals.

Conference Themes

1.Research in curriculum and pedagogy:

a.Integrating research in curriculum design
b.Evidence-based teaching and learning
c.Moving towards ‘transdisciplinary’ research
d.Reciprocal linkages between teaching and instructional practices
e.Community engagement and research

2.Capacity development of faculty through research:

a.Research and teaching skills
b.AI tools/Softwares and academic research
c.Global developments in research
d.Faculty-student collaborations
e.Ethical considerations and educational research

3.Emerging/Contemporary trends in research in any of the following:

a.Humanities and Social Sciences
e.Science and Technology

4.Research in policy making

a.Evidence-based and data-driven policies in different sectors
b.Fostering collaborations between policymakers and researchers
c.Policy implementation and evaluation

5.Research and academic-industry interface:

a.Collaborative research models/projects
b.Research as an instrument of knowledge transfer
c.Industry-relevant curriculum: Medium to bridge the skill-gap
d.Intellectual Property Rights
e.Research and entrepreneurship

Conference Advisory Board

Chief Patron

Shri Ritesh Hada, President, Karnavati University


Mr. Tariq Ali Saiyed, Registrar, Karnavati University

Conference Advisory Board

  • Dr. Vidyut Joshi – Former Vice Chancellor, Bhavnagar University, Gujarat
  • Prof. (Dr.) Dilip Ukey Vice Chancellor and Professor of Law at Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai
  • Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar, Vice Chancellor of Gujarat National Law University, and Provost in-charge of Gujarat Maritime University
  • Dr.Parag Kalkar, Pro Vice Chancellor, Savitribai Phule Pune University
  • Dr B Priestly Shan, Pro Vice Chancellor, Alliance University
  • Dr. Pardeep Kumar, Pro Vice Chancellor, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies , New Delhi
  • Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Provost, HSNC University, Mumbai
  • Sadananda Prusty, Senior Professor, Dean-School of Management and Pro Vost, Sir Padampat Singhania University (SPSU), Udaipur
  • Dr. Sujatha Sony Onattu, Professor and Head & Director at Gujarat University
  • Mayank Joshipura, Professor (Finance), Associate Dean – (Research & Ph.D.), School of Business Management, NMIMS Deemed to be University, Mumbai
  • Dr.Niraj Mankad, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Business, UPES University Dehradun
  • Dr M Samir Gopalan, (Dean and Director), Silver Oak University, Ahmedabad
  • Mr. Asim Pandya, Former President of the Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association, Founding Partner – Asim Pandya & Associates
  • Prof. P. K. Shajahan, Professor of Social Work and Co-President, Critical Edge Alliance, TISS, Mumbai.
  • Dr. Rajesh Iyer , NEP Nodal Officer, St. Xaviers College, Ahmedabad
  • Prof.(Dr.) Balamurugan Balusamy, Professor, School of Computing, Associate Dean (SW), Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida,UP–201314
  • Prof.(Dr.) Rajesh Kumar Dhanaraj, Professor, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune,Maharashtra 412115
  • Dr.Vithya Ganesanm, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, KLEF Deemed to be University, A.P., India.
  • Dr. Yagnesh Dalvadi, Professor, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidhyanagar
  • Prof. Dr. Gurudutta Japee, Professor (Commerce) at Gujarat University
  • Prof Rajubhai Rathod, Professor, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidhyanagar
  • Dr. Naresh Chauhan, Associate Professor, Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad
  • Dr. Bhavesh A. Lakhani, Associate Professor, Gujarat Arts and Commerce College, Ahmedabad
  • Dr. Sangeeta Kaul, Director, DELNET-Developing Library Network, J.N.U Campus, Nelson Mandela Road, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi – 110070
Conference Committees

School of Dentistry

Name Designation Email ID
Dr. Santosh Kumar Professor – HOD santoshkumar@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Dr Gaurav Girdhar Reader gauravgirdhar@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Dr Bharvi Jani Lecturer bharvijani@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Dr Chinmay Rawal Sr.Lecturer chinmay@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in

Unitedworld School of Law

Name Designation Email ID
Dr. P Laxmi Dean & Professor dean.uwsl@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Dr. Deepa Khatwani Assistant Professor deepakhatwani@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Dr. Aseem Paliwal Associate Professor aseem@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in

Unitedworld School of Business

Name Designation Email ID
Dr. Salim Samsher Sr. Dean & Professor salim@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Prof Tushar Panigrahi Associate Professor tusharp@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Prof Sudarshana Assistant Professor sudarshana@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Prof Shaurya Shrivastava Assistant Professor shaurya@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Prof Tanmaya Mishra Associate Professor tanmaya@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in

Unitedworld School of Liberal Arts and Mass Communication

Name Designation Email ID
Dr. Ananya Mehta Associate Professor ananya@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Dr. Shaili Mishra Associate Professor shaili@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Mr. Jitesh Pandey Assistant Professor jitesh@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in

Unitedworld Institute of Design

Name Designation Email ID
Prof Manisha Mohan Dean – Academic dean.uid@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Dr. K K Singh Director-Academics & Administration kk@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Col Surojit Bose Director Academic Administration and International Collaboration surojit@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Dr. Dhanjay Bist Associate Professor dhananjay@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in

Unitedworld School of Computational Intelligence

Name Designation Email ID
Dr. Raju Shanmugam Professor & Dean dean.usci@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Dr. Manivel Kandasamy Professor manivel.k@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Dr. Kunjan Shah Associate Professor kunjan@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in


About Karnavati University

Karnavati University is a State Private University dedicated to excellence in teaching and focused on interdisciplinary learning. The University’s prime motive is not only to develop designers, lawyers, managers, researchers, media professionals and dentists but professionals with human values who make noteworthy contributions to the society. Karnavati University supports its students to succeed at every level to become well-rounded individuals and skilled professionals. The Trust runs seven colleges–Unitedworld Institute of Design, Unitedworld School of Business, Unitedworld School of Liberal Arts & Mass Communication, Unitedworld School of Law, Unitedworld School of Computational Intelligence, Karnavati School of Dentistry and Karnavati School of Research.