Management Studies

Chethan D

Assistant Professor

Mr. Chethan is a socio-economics researcher with a focus on Agrarian Economics and Rural Development. He holds an M.Sc. degree in Applied Economics from PES University and is an Engineering Graduate from NIE IT, Mysore. He has immense experience in the field studies of the Old Mysore Province of Karnataka, where he worked as an External Field Supervisor for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). He headed all 7 Taluks of Mysore District and 2 Taluks of Hassan District for a project undertaken by IFPRI which was commissioned by the Government of Karnataka on its multifaceted "Bhoochetana" Programme. Mr. Chethan also worked as research intern at the Foundation of Agrarian Studies - a premier research institute working in the Agrarian Domains. He has conducted numerous courses on elocution and content writing for TFN Pvt. Ltd. and headed their Literature wing for 3 years. He is a consultant to ADD Engineering Components India Pvt. Ltd - a Manufacturing Industry in the Defence Sector. Mr. Chethan is a trained Carnatic Musician and also a Music Teacher for both Vocals and Instrumentals (Veena)


  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication, NIE Institute of Technology, Mysore 2016
  • Master of Science in Applied Economics, PES University, Bangalore 2019
  • University Grants Commission - NET, UGC 2019


  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Management Studies, PESU, 2021 -Present
  • Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Law, PESU, 2020 -2020
  • Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Commerce, PESU, 2019 -2020
  • International Food Policy Research Institute, External Field Supervisor, 2019 -2019
  • Head, Literature Wing, TFN Pvt. Ltd, 2018 -2020

Additional Information

  • Musician and Music Teacher
  • Consultant for ADD Engineering Components India Pvt. Ltd.


  • Prof. CNR Rao Merit Scholarship Award
  • Prof. MRD Merit Scholarship Award
  • University Topper, M.Sc in Applied Economics, 2019
  • Managerial Economics
  • Micro Finance
  • Rural and Agricultural Economics
  • Research Methodology
  • Foreign Trade Policy
  • International Economics
  • Managerial Psychology
  • Anchor Faculty
  • ISA Coordinator
  • Project Guide (International Business, Specialization)

Research Interest

  • Agrarian Economy (Land and Livestock)
  • Development Studies
  • International Trade

Research Guidance

  • Guided 18 Undergraduate Students on Projects related to the specialization of International Business
  • Policy Research


  • "Waste to Wealth: A Perpetual loop" in Idea Conclave for Better Bengaluru. October 13-14, 2017 Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.


  • "Enthusiastic misdiagnosis, erroneous prescription", Editorial, Deccan Herald, 22/05/2020. (An assessment of the then economic environment and its possible solutions)
  • "Imbibing Critical Thinking", Editorial, Deccan Herald, 08/05/2021. ( An assessment of the Education and Edutech Scenario)