About Us

Name : Dr. Jacqueline Symss

Function : Associate Professor

Email : jsymss@iift.edu


Ph. D, UGC-JRF, M.Com

Areas of Interest / Specialization

Financial and Managerial Accounting, Financial Services, Investment Banking.

Work Experience

- Associate Professor, IIFT, New Delhi,  - March 2019 - Till Date

- Assistant Professor, IIFT, New Delhi, - December, 2004 - Feburary, 2019

- Academic Consultant, Department of Commerce, Osmania University, - July 2003 - November, 2004

- Junior Research Fellow, Department of Commerce, Osmania University, - June 1998 - April 2003

- Lecturer, St Pious X Degree College, Secunderabad, - June 1997 - April 1998

Has more than two decades of teaching experience in the field of finance with specialisation in Financial Accounting and Control and Financial Services. Before joining IIFT, Jacqueline Symss, was associated with the Department of Commerce at the University College of Commerce and Business Management, Osmania University, Hyderabad as a research fellow for four years and thereafter on completing her Ph.D had a short stint of one year  as an academic consultant, at the Department, teaching post graduate students in Commerce. Soon after completing her Post Graduation and just prior to enrolling for her research she worked as a full time lecuturer at a private degree college, in Hyderabad for about a year, teaching undergraduate students in commerce.


Research Papers Published :

  1. Joshi, R.M., Symss, J., & Taneja, R. (Sept, 2017), “GST: Implications for Indian Textiles”, India Investment Journal, pp. 34-35.
  2. Symss, J., Saradhi, V.R. & Nehra, P. (July, 2018), “Determinants of Non-Performing Assets in Indian Banking Sector”, The Management Accountant, ICMAI,  Vol. 53(7), pp. 91-98
  3. Joshi, R.M., Symss, J., Mulchandani, P. & Yadav, D. (Sept 2018), “Forecasting India’s Export Performance in Textile and Apparel for the next five years (2018-22)”, SS International Journal of Economics and Management, Vol. 8 (5), pp. 81-101.
  4. Symss, J., Joshi, R.M., Majumder, P., & Mehta, U., (Jul-Sept, 2018) “Trend Analysis of India’s Leather and Leather Product Exports – Lessons and Recommendations”, Management Today, Vol. 8 (3), pp. 255 – 265.
  5. Saradhi, V.R., Symss, J., & Ghosh, T.P., (Oct-Dec, 2018),  “Impact of Financial Indicators on the Growth of Life Insurance Business in India”,  Management Today,  Vol 8 (4)
  6. Ghosh, T.P., Symss, J., & Saradhi, V.R., “ Evolution of Life Insurance in India” The Management Accountant, (Paper accepted for publication)

Conference Papers :

1. Presented a conference paper in absentia on "Cross Country Experiences in the development of Corporate Debt Markets with special emphasis on ASEAN", at the Department of Commerce, Pondicherry University for the International Conference on "Debt and Debt Derivatives Markets" which was held between 23rd - 25th January, 2014 at Pondicherry. This paper was co-authored along with Ms. Mona Mishra, Research Associate, IIFT. The paper was duly accepted by the University.

2.  Presented a conference paper on "Emerging Issues in Financial Market" at an International Conference on "Paradigm Shift in Innovative Business Management" held at VIPSAR, Indore, December 1st, 2012.

Research Projects Completed :

  1. Joshi, R.M., Nag, B., & Symss, J., Taneja, R., & Yadav, D., “Challenges and Strategies to promote India as a Sourcing Destination”, submitted to the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, September 2017.
  2. Joshi, R.M., Symss, J., Majumder,P., & Mehta U., “Detailed Project Report (DPR) for setting up a Centre of Excellence in International Business and Trade Analytics at FDDI, Bannur” , submitted to FDDI, Noida, February, 2018

Training Programs attended :

1. FDP on Multivariate Data Analysis, May 9th -10th, 2019, FORE Campus, New Delhi

2. Workshop on "R" and Econometric Tools, March 5th -9th, 2019 Department of Humanities, Delhi Technological University.

3. Workshop on Advance Research Techniques using Panel Data, Oct 25th -27th, 2018, FIIB, New Delhi

4.Workshop on Research Methods and Data Analytical Tools, March 26th - 28th, 2018, AIMA, New Delhi

5. Global Colloquium on Participant Centered - Learning , July 25th - August 5th, 2010 at Harvard Business School, Boston, USA. The GCPCL is an executive education program conducted by Harvard for faculty representing various disciplines selected from some of the top Business Schools of several countries to explore, deliberate and emulate the global leader's style in Case Teaching and Writing.

Professional / Academic Affiliations

- All India Management Association, New Delhi