Prof R P Gupta 

Prof R P Gupta 

Professor of Practice


MPhil, BITS Pilani

Specialization : Principles of Economics, Financial Markets and Institutions, Public Finance, Indian Economy and Issues in Economic Development




6 years of University teaching and 20 years experience as Civil Servant with GOI in leadership positions.
Taught courses on Principles of Economics,Financial Markets and Institutions, Public Finance, Indian conomy and Issues in Economic Development.Interned at NCAER New Delhi.Proven skills of class room teaching to the M.Sc Economics and Finance students at BITS Pilani.Done extensive field work across the country on Financial inclusion of the girl child and the poor:both urban and rural.


1. 1999 batch officer of Indian Postal Service selected through Civil Services Examination (CSE) by UPSC (20 years). Earlier Served at Mumbai, Goa, Ajmer,Bhopal, Kolkata, Aurangabad and Bhubaneshwar. Last posted as the Postmaster General, Ahmedabad in the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government of India.Promoted to the Senior Administrative Grade (SAG) of Government of India effective May 2018.
2. University Teacher at BITS, Pilani. (6 years).
3. Private sector experience (1 year).

Service Training

Indian Institute of Management, Indore, National Law School University, Bangalore; National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad; SBI – Institute of Information and Communication Management, Hyderabad; National Institute of Bank Management, Pune, Royal Institute of Public Administration, London, UK etc.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, Economics & Finance Group, BITS, Pilani India, January 1995 to December 1996: Was instructor for Principles of Economics course and courses on Financial Institutions & Markets and Corporate Finance.Lecturer, Economics Finance group, BITS, Pilani, India, January 1997 to September 1999: Taught a Principles course in Economics and courses on Financial Institutions & Markets and Corporate Finance.Visiting Faculty, BITS Pilani. February 2020-September 2020: Co-taught courses as: Public Finance, Issues in Economic Development, Economic Environment of Business.

Professor of Practice at the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune 411004.
(September 2023 onwards)
Guided Students’ Summer Internship Projects at: Chambal Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd., Kota,Software Technology Park, NOIDA and Hindustan Times, New Delhi. Attended intensive Teaching Workshop at BITS, Pilani: was exposed to the techniques of class
room teaching.