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Dr G. Mallikarjuna

Director SMU DDE

He is an academician and education administrator with more than  20+  years of experience in academia  spanning over Teaching, Research, Admissions, Academics, General Administration, Legal Affairs and Examinations. He is currently heading the Directorate of Distance Education and an expert  in  establishing and managing University admissions and examinations offices in large scale, both in campus and distance mode.

He started his career with Sikkim Manipal University in 2007 as Assistant Controller of Examinations in the Directorate of Distance Education and has subsequently shouldered various responsibilities in the Directorate including Assistant Registrar, Deputy Registrar & Additional Registrar. 










  • B.Tech ,  Osmania University, Hyderabad, 1998
  • M.Tech , Anna University, Chennai, 2001 and
  • PhD, Chitkara University , Himachal Pradesh, 2014 . Awarded Gold medal  for  research on Item Invariance Properties of Computer Based Examinations
  • Rising Leaders Program, GlobalNxt University, Malaysia , 2016
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt- Manipal Prolearn, 2019

He is a member of Rotary International,  International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing , International Association for Educational Assessment Network and external expert on the Board of Examiners of different Universities.


He has 5 publications to his credit in national and international journals . He frequently conducts workshops on Blue Print based (Blooms Taxonomy and Learning Outcome) question paper development for internal and external faculties.