Dr. Umesh Maiya is presently working as Coordinator of M. Com Course at Dr. G. Shankar Govt. Women’s and P.G. Study Centre, Ajjarkadu, Udupi. Prior to joining this institute, he served in Govt First Grade College, Byndoor as HOD of Commerce & Management. He has made significant contributions to the knowledge domain in the form of 9 textbooks and 123 research articles (which includes articles published in UGC indexed journals and Scopus journals). He has presented 28 research papers in conferences and also 26 Self Learning Materials (SLMs) were prepared by him for four different Universities, viz, Sikkim-Manipal University, Mangalore University, Uttarakhand Open University and Gurujembheshwara University, Haryana. Previously he had worked as Assistant Controller of Examination at Sikkim-Manipal University, Manipal. He has put in 26 years of teaching and received the Best Teacher Award in 2002. He has also worked as Consultant for Manipal Universal Learning, Bangalore. He has delivered more than 450 V-SAT lectures (Online classes) for PG and UG students of Sikkim-Manipal University. He is an approved PhD Guide of Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore and 3 candidates have been awarded PhD under his guidance. He has completed 2 UGC Minor Research projects. He has been selected as Editorial Board Member for 4 different International journals. He has become the Google Scholar with total 32 citations in i10 and ‘h’ index.