Ph.D., FCMA, CPA (Australia), MBA, M.Sc. (Business Analytics) 

Areas of Expertise

Financial Reporting and Analysis, Corporate Taxation, Financial Accounting for Management, Cost and Management Accounting, Financial Communication

Abhishek Ranga

Profile & History

Dr. Abhishek Ranga is Professor and is a founding program chair of the PGDM (Banking Insurance and Financial Service) program at the Institute.

He holds the CPA and CMA designations from CPA Australia and The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (formerly ICWAI). He is a fellow member of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India and a member of The Institute of Internal Auditors, USA. He holds a Ph.D. in finance and an MBA and recently completed M.Sc. (Business Analytics) from BITS Pilani.

He has made numerous contributions to institutional development in his nearly two decades of academic experience. He serves as the program chair of the PGDM (BIFS) program, overseeing curriculum management, faculty recruitment, admissions, and student placement. Having managed ranking and rating activities for nearly eight years, he is intimately familiar with the NIRF ranking process, media house rankings, and rating agency ratings (including those conducted by CRISIL and CARE). Almost seven years ago, Professor Ranga assumed responsibility for the accreditation process. During that time, he oversaw the development of the AOL framework for AACSB accreditation, the three NBA cycles, and the initiation of AMBA accreditation. He coordinated faculty recruitment and curriculum management for the Finance and Accounting area while serving as area chair for three years.

His research and teaching areas include Financial Reporting, Cost Accounting, Management Accounting, Accounting Standards (Ind AS and IFRS). He has also conducted training programs for the executives of Konkan Railway, GIPARD, IOCL, Colorcon, Cipla, Sesa Goa, Dutch Committee for Afghanistan, Kirloskar Group, Kalpatru Power Transmission Limited etc.

He also teaches as a visiting faculty at IIM Visakhapatnam, IIM Raipur, and IIM Ranchi. Dr Ranga is also a member of Taxation and Financial Services Committee of Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry.



  • Determinants of goodwill impairment disclosure: the role of audit quality and analysts following. Managerial Finance, 49(1), 88-109. Emerald Publisher. (Published January 2023) [ABDC – B]
  • Corporate Governance and Environmental Social and Governance Disclosures: Evidence from The Asia-Pacific Countries. International Journal of Corporate Governance. Inderscience. (Accepted November 2023) [ABDC – B]


  • Goa Institute of Management
  • Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (Harihar and Pune)
  • S K Patel Institute of Management and Computer Studies, (Gandhinagar)
  • ICFAI 
  • Panacea Biotec Ltd.

Also teaches at:

  • IIM Visakhapatnam
  • IIM Raipur
  • IIM Ranchi
  • The Institute of Cost Accountants of India