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Dr G. Mallikarjuna

Deputy Registrar - Student Evaluation, SMU-DE



He is an academician and education administrator with over 16 years of experience in teaching, research on assessments, and examination administration and is currently responsible for Student Evaluation, Directorate of Distance Education of SMU. He has experience of administrating both Campus and Distance Education Examinations.


Dr G. Mallikarjuna has completed his B.Tech from Osmania University, Hyderabad, 1998 and M.Tech from Anna University, Chennai, 2001. Has been awarded Doctorate with Gold medal by Chitkara University , Himachal Pradesh, 2014 for his  research on “Investigate into invariance properties of Item Response Theory (IRT) by two and three parameter models in terms of item parameters / ability parameter of a group of online test takers and establish such invariance properties of IRT as opposed to variance of index of difficulty in Classical Test Theory (CTT) of the same groups.”


He is a member of Rotary International, Association of Test Publishers, ETS Education Measurement Psychometrics and Research, Higher Education: Assessment of Student Learning outcomes and Educational Innovation, International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing and International Association for Educational Assessment Network.