Mohan’s Achievements

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

  • FIRST CLASS with DISTINCTION in LL.B. (70%). Topped the class among 180 students.
  • Secured FIRST CLASS with DISTINCTION in MA Journalism & Public Relations (73%), distance education course from Osmania University.
  • Secured DISTINCTION with 100% in “Crafting An Effective Writer: Tools of the Trade”, an online course from Coursera (competing with 40,000 students globally).
  • Secured 93% in “Learning Online: Searching & Researching”, an online course offered on Future Learn by University of Leeds, UK (April 2017)
  • Secured 100% in “High-Impact Business Writing”, an online course offered on Coursera by University of California, Irvine (Nov 1, 2015).
  • Qualified in TS-SET in Law in First Attempt (June 2019). Among 15 students in the entire state of Telangana who qualified in Law in 2019.
  • Qualified in TS-SET in Management in First Attempt (July 2018).
  • UGC-NET qualified in Mass Communication & Journalism (Dec 2014), with 57% (among 122 candidates all over India, who qualified in UGC-NET under Unreserved Category)
  • Awarded National Merit Scholarship in Hindi at Intermediate for scoring 90/100 twice in first and second years.
  • Secured a State Rank of 86 in PGLCET-2018 among 1,860 candidates.
  • Proficiency in English certified by The British Council and The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), formerly CIEFL.
  • Secured First Prize in “Minute to Win It” elocution contest in “Incendio Fest 2017”, a law competition involving 15 law colleges in Hyderabad, organized by OU College of Law (Feb 2017)
  • Brainbench Certification in English Vocabulary (Intermediate & Advanced levels) – 73 and 74 Percentile respectively.
  • Secured a State Rank of 423 in MBACET (MBA entrance exam) in the year 2000 among 40,000 odd competitors.
  • Secured First Division throughout my academic career from SSC to triple PG (MBA, MA English & MA Journalism & PR).
  • Won prizes in English & Hindi essay writing and quiz competitions at collegiate level.
  • Won several state-level and national-level prizes in Management Meets during my MBA.
  • Won the title of “ Vivekananda School of PG Studies” during my MBA among 40 contestants.

LITERARY ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 37 Global Citations of my various Business Articles and Business Case Studies.
  • My article titled “Valuation of Patents” published in International Journal, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR).
  • Secured 5th prize nationally in Dastur Essay Writing Competition on the topic “Demonetization – Boon or Bane?” organized by The Chamber of Tax Consultants (CTC), Mumbai (June 2017)
  • My essay titled “Should Software Replace Lawyers?” chosen among top-10 essays (6th place) by Swarna Bharatha, an NGO (May 2017)
  • Penned over 1,000 poems in English.
  • Penned about 30 poems in Hindi.
  • Penned over 7,000 quotes based on my life experiences, titled “Mohan Sutras.”
  • About 50 published poems on various websites, with some of them translated into French.
  • Over 50 published articles relating to business and general topics.
  • Edited a book titled “Aahar Yoga” by Dr. Muralidhar Acharya.
  • Ghost writing of economy related articles for a Senior Director of FICCI, which were published in The Financial Express.
  • About 24 educational articles for competitive exams  published in ‘Sakshi’ (leading Telugu daily in Telangana) as a columnist.
  • Adjudged twice as the “Poet of the Week” by www.boloji.com.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Authored 2 e-books – on Internet of Things (IoT) Value Creation and Cyber Attacks.
  • Authored 2 Technical Case Studies – on GE and Chic-fil-A.
  • Among the top-10 contributors (7th place) of Business Case Studies for ICMR for the period March-April 2003.
  • The article, “Patent-Holder Deserves the Monopolistic Rights” included in a book titled “Probiotics: Making A Comeback,” published by Thomson Gale (Dec 15, 2005).
  • The articles, “What is Indian Pharma’s Next Move?” and “Finally, A Drug That Stimulates Discovery!” included in a CD prepared by Eldis, a UK-based NPO, and a gateway of development information of the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex.
  • The article titled “Patent-Holder Deserves the Monopolistic Rights” was listed for sale on Goliath Reference, an online reference content service of Thomson Gale, a business of The Thomson Corporation (Jan 2006).
  • The article titled “Patent-Holder Deserves the Monopolistic Rights” was listed for sale in com under the best-selling section (Jan 2006).
  • Among the top 5% most viewed Linked In profiles for 2012.
  • Featured twice on page 2 by “The Times of India” in “Lead India” campaign (Sept. 6, 2007 & Sept 28, 2007).
  • Won a cash award from THE HINDU in a story writing competition for their supplement, ‘DOWNTOWN’.
  • Delivered lectures on management topics in All India Radio (AIR)
  • Trained and Certified Mediator by International Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR).
  • Served as an ‘Interview Panelist’ for Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM) and as a ‘Panelist for Evaluation of Written Communication Skills’ for ICICI Bank as a part of their MBA selection process.
  • Selected and served as “Faculty Editor” of Corporate Law Journal, an esteemed and leading journal in the field of Corporate Law.
  • Participated in a LIVE TV program telecast nationwide, titled “Career Times” on “Careers in Content Writing”as an expert panelist on HMTV (Feb 21, 2015)
  • Selected as one of the top 24 finalists in Hyderabad for the “Lead India” campaign, conceived by “The Times of India” (Sept 2007).
  • The case study – ‘The Taj’s People Philosophy and STAR System’ – was included in a casebook titled “Services Marketing in Asia – A Case Book” by Jochen Wirtz (National University of Singapore) and Christopher Lovelock (Yale University), published by Prentice Hall (June 2005).
  • Brainbench Certification in Business Writing (66 Percentile).
  • Developed website content for the NSE-ISB Trading Lab website (Aug 2015)
  • 10 published blog posts on business topics such as Human Resources, IT Recruitment, Internet of Things (IoT), Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Tech Staffing, Net Neutrality, Cloud Computing, Managed Network Services, Managed Services, Firewalls, etc.
  • Contributed significantly as a part of a team that was instrumental in enabling T.I.M.E. bag top state ranks in ICET for 5 consecutive years (2002-2007).
  • Penned about 25 Business Case Studies, out of which 7 became international best-sellers with more than 6,000 copies of case studies sold worldwide to top academia and organizations globally. Notable buyers/readers of my case studies include: Academia: London Business School, Oxford University, Richard Ivey, London School of Economics, INSEAD, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania, Imperial College London, Cornell University, National University of Singapore (NUS), Georgia Institute of Technology, Purdue University, Helsinki School of Economics, The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Virginia University, IIFT, Birla Institute of Technology, ASCI, SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, IRMA, IIT-B, IIT-M, ISB, IMD, IIMs – A, B, I, K, L; Organizations: Ernst & Young, BCG, McKinsey, AT Kearney, Accenture (UK), Eli Lilly Pharma, KPMG (UK), Unilever Research (UK), Lombard Life Sciences (Canada), Citibank N.A. (London), Rolls Royce Plc (UK), Siemens AG (Germany), P.A. Consulting Group (UK), Bain & Company Inc. (UK), Tata Management Training Center, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).
  • 20 case studies and articles included and published in national and international books/journals.
  • My Case Studies included in 18 books published by the ICFAI University.

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