I/c CoE & Dean

Dr. Abhilasha V. Agarwal


  1. Dean –  School of Commerce and Business Management, Surat
  2. Principal – Vanita Vishram Women’s College of Commerce, Surat


Ph.D. in Management, M.Com.(Gold Medalist), B.Ed., B.Com. 

Additional Qualification/ Certification

NET in Commerce

Achievement/ Recognition

  1. Two Gold medals have been awarded in M.Com. degree examination held by Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat in April 1998:
  2. “Hari Om Ashram Arpit Sir P.T. Medal” for securing Highest Number of  marks.
  3. “Swargasth Kum. Nilima Majmudar Smarak Medal” for securing Highest Number of Marks amongst candidates who offered “COST ACCOUNTING & INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT”. 
  4. Endowed with “Nari Gaurav Award” by the worthy hands of Shri Dinesh Navadiya – President of SGCCI, Surat and Mrs. Apara Mehta- a renowned Artist of Television and Theatre  in a programme organized by ladies wings of the Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry  on 6th March, 2021 in recognition to  incredible contribution in the field of Education.
  1. Received a “Star Women Award” presented by Agrasen Mahila Shakha  of Agrawal Vikas Trust on 8th March, 2021 on the occasion of Women’s International Day for outstanding work in the field of Education from the worthy hands of Mrs. Sunita Kanodia- President of Agrasen Mahila Shakha.
  1. Received a Certificate of honour for valuable ‘Contribution in the field of Education’ by The Lion’s Club of Surat Legendary on 5th September 2019. Received this honour by the worthy hands of Prof. I. G. Patel – President of The Lion’s Club of Surat Legendary, Shri Kanji Bhalana- Chairman of Varacha Co-operative Bank Ltd. and Padma Shri Yazdi Karanjiya- a well-known Dramatist & Academician. 
  1. On 11th May, 2019, awarded ‘Outstanding Achievement Award For Education Excellence’ at New Delhi by the worthy hands of Shri B. P. Singh- Former Governor of Sikkim, Syed Sibtey Razi-Former Governor of Jharkhand and Dr. Iqbal Singh-Former Lt. Governor of Puducherry in an award function organized by All India Achievers Foundation, New Delhi.
  1. Endowed with “Skill & Education Eminence Award 2019” in Gujarat’s First Destination Award Show organized jointly by ‘World Records Foundation and Awareness Public Charitable Trust’ on 16th February, 2019 from the worthy hands of Dr. Prem Sharda-Former Vice- Chancellor of VNSGU and Dr. Mukul Choksi- Psychiatrist & Poet in recognition to  incredible contribution in the field of Education & commitment towards empowering the Students. 
  1. Felicitated by Shri Mahendra Patel- former Hon. Collector & District Magistrate, Surat & Shri K. Rajesh – former DDO of Surat for supporting & conducting awareness Programme on ‘Digital Banking & Cashless Transaction’ on 17/2/17 at SGCCI  in a programme organized by South Gujarat Productivity Council (SGPC), Surat.



Area of Interest

Counselling and Management




Vanita Vishram Women’s University (VVWU) is the First-ever Women’s University of Gujarat approved under Public-Private-Partnership with the Government of Gujarat under the Gujarat Private Universities Act, 2009. VVWU is committed to provide quality education and employment opportunities to its girl students through its revamped curriculum and pedagogy. The focus is on prioritizing practical component and experiential learning supported through academia-industry linkages, functional MoUs, skill development training, internships etc. It aims at providing opportunities to the girl students for holistic development and self-reliance.