Prof. (Dr.) Nitesh Bansal


Prof Nitesh Bansal is the founding Registrar of Rishihood University. Prof Bansal holds a rich experience of academic administration in new-age Universities. Prof Bansal has held proud positions in several Universities including an Institution of Eminence and has experience of handling the entire process of approval from prestigious bodies like UGC, AICTE, BCI, CoA, and NCTE among others.

Throughout his illustrious career, he has contributed to developing and maintaining high standards in imparting higher education & training and developing statutes, ordinances, regulations and guidelines for conducting various functions at the institutions he has served. He has also been a proud member of the National Task Force appointed by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI to develop model Curriculum for Physiotherapy and Sectorial Working Group for Physiotherapy & Allied Health Sciences, of NAAC.

His key areas of interest include Academic Administration, Higher Education Management, Recruitment & Training and Internationalization. He has done extensive work for attracting international students for full-time study, developing alliances with foreign universities for collaborative research, teaching and learning, and other engagements.

His role at Rishihood will be a very crucial one as he will be the one to frame the standard operating procedures for every business that the University will engage in and will ensure it meets the criteria as prescribed not only by the regulatory bodies but also as per the benchmark set by internationally renowned institutions for better providing a better teaching-learning experience.

Academic Qualifications:
  1. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Ansal University.
  2. Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) in Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapy, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.
  3. Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT), JN Medical College, Belgaum, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.
Past Academic Affiliations:
  1. Additional Registrar, OP Jindal Global University, Sonepat
  2. Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor (International & External Engagements), G.D.Goenka University, Gurgaon
  3. Founding Registrar, G.D.Goenka University, Gurgaon
  4. Head – Allied Health, Galgotias University, Greater Noida
  5. Diretor – Education, IFANglobal Inc., New Delhi
  6. Founding Director, Amity Institute of Physiotherapy, Amity University, Noida
Professional Affiliations:
  1. Member, National Task Workforce for Physiotherapy under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India to develop Model Curriculum for Physiotherapy as per NIAHS.
  2. Member, Sectorial Working Group for Physiotherapy of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore.
  3. External Expert, Board of Studies – Physiotherapy UG, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka (2021-24).
  4. External Expert, Board of Studies – Physiotherapy, Treethanker Mahavir University, Moradabad (2020-22).
  5. External Expert, Board of Studies – Physiotherapy, DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune (2012-14).
  6. Honorary Secretary of Society of Indian Physiotherapists (2015 onwards).
Research Interests:
Organizational Behaviour; Curriculum Development; Academic Administration & Professional Developments and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.
  1. Google Scholar: Nitesh_Bansal
  2. Research Gate: Nitesh_Bansal
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