Dr Jose Joy Thoppan

Dr Jose Joy Thoppan

Designation: Associate Dean & Professor

Area: Finance and Economics


Jose Joy Thoppan is a PhD in the area of capital markets from the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli. His thesis is titled “Detection of Stock Price Manipulation – Developing an effective model for detecting trade based market manipulation”. He holds an MBA in Finance and has served Tata Consultancy Services for 6 years where he was a business area specialist for the Trading, Clearing and Surveillance platform – TCS BaNCS Market Infrastructure. He has a teaching experience of over 9 years and teaches Security Analysis Portfolio Management, Financial Derivatives, Financial Markets, Financial Management among other subjects. His area of research is in Capital Market, Financial Inclusion and Rural Development. He is the Coordinator for the Saintgits Centre for Applied finance and also coordinates the NCCSM programme jointly offered by Saintgits and NISM, Mumbai. He is a recognized research guide of the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and has published articles in reputed refereed peer review journals.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., Management Studies, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli [2013]
  • Master of Business Administration, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli [2005]
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University [2002]

Work Experience


  • Professor, Saintgits Institute of Management, December 2020 – till Date
  • Associate Professor, Saintgits Institute of Management, July 2015 to December 2020.
  • Associate Professor, Gnanam School of Business, January 2015 – July 2015
  • Assistant Professor, Gnanam School of Business, July 2011 – December 2014


  • Doctoral Research in the area of capital market surveillance systems to detect stock price manipulation from National Institute of Technology during the period February 2009 – January 2013.


  • Business Area Specialist – Capital Markets (Market Infrastructure) at Financial Solutions SBU [TCS BαNCS], Tata Consultancy Services, June 2005 – June 2011
  • Management Trainee at ESAB India Limited, June 2002 – November 2002

Area of Interest

Capital Markets, Econometrics, Financial Inclusion, Analytics 


ORCID iD: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1015-0251

Scopus Author ID: 55546143400

  • Victor, V., Thoppan, J. J., Fekete-Farkas, M., & Grabara, J. (2019). Pricing strategies in the era of digitalisation and the perceived shift in consumer behaviour of youth in Poland. Journal of International Studies, 12 (3), 74- 91. https://doi.org/10.14254/2071-8330.2019/12-3/7
  • Thoppan, J. J., Victor, V., Robert, J.N., & Fekete-Farkas, M. The Worrying Trend of Non-performing Loans in Higher Education, Forum Scientiae Oeconomia, 7(3), 5. https://doi.org/10.23762/FSO_VOL7_NO3_5
  • Victor, V., Thoppan, J. J., Robert, J.N., & Fekete-Farkas, M. (2018). Factors influencing consumer behavior and prospective purchase decisions in a dynamic pricing environment-an exploratory factor analysis approach. Social Sciences, 7 (9), 153. https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci7090153
  • Thoppan, J.J., Punniyamoorthy, M., & Ganesh K. (2017). Competitive Models to Detect Stock Manipulation. Communications of the IIMA 15 (2), 5. Available at: https://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/ciima/vol15/iss2/5
  • Punniyamoorthy, M., & Thoppan, J.J. (2013). ANN-GA based model for stock market surveillance. Journal of Financial Crime, 20(1), 52-66. https://doi.org/10.1108/13590791311287355
  • Thoppan, J.J., & Punniyamoorthy, M., (2013) Market manipulation and surveillance – A survey of literature and some practical implications, International Journal of Value Chain Management, 7 (1), 55-75. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijvcm.2013.057322
  • Punniyamoorthy, M., & Thoppan, J.J. (2012). Detection of stock price manipulation using quadratic discriminant analysis. International Journal of Financial Services Management 5 (4), 369-388. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJFSM.2012.048893

Papers Presented

  • Kurian, N.S. & Thoppan, J.J. [2019]. A Study on the impact of improved corporate governance and regulations on earnings management and business sustainability, Samshodhan Seminar on Emerging Paradigms in Commerce at Christ University
  • Gopika, R. & Thoppan, J.J. [2019]. Effectiveness of the Factor Models in understanding stock return behaviour of Nifty50 Stocks, Samshodhan Seminar on Emerging Paradigms in Commerce at Christ University

FDP/MDP/Workshop/Consultancy Offered

  • A Session at the Entrepreneurship Development Programme EDP Training offered by SBT RSETI, Kottayam in March 2018
  • A consultancy on the “Ice-Cream Flavours of Kerala” for Symega Flavours, 2017
  • FDP on “The Art of Teaching: Pedagogical Tools and Techniques – Series II”, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, March 2014
  • FDP on “Research Methodology”, Gnanam School of Business, February 2014
  • FDP on “Art of Teaching: Pedagogical Tools and Techniques”, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, November 2013
  • AICTE sponsored FDP on “Linkage of Research between industry and institution – global expectation today”, “Pedagogy of Management Research Upliftment to Global Standards”, Selvam College of Technology, Namakkal, April 2013
  • FDP on “Business Research Gamut & Gadgets”, Alagappa University, Faculty of Management Studies, Karaikudi, March 2013
  • “Product Training on TCS BaNCS Market Surveillance”, Tata Consultancy Services – LCH.Clearnet, Chennai, February 2011
  • “Induction Program to Fresh Recruits”, Tata Consultancy Services, Chennai, 2010
  • FDP Program on “Nuances of Support Vector Machines”, National Institute of Technology, October 2012
  •  “Emerging Trends in Supply Chain and Changing Business Environment”, Department of
  • Management Studies, NIT Tiruchirappalli, January 2011
  • “Data Analytics Workshop for Research Scholars”, Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras, November – December 2010
  • “MEFTEC – Banking and Financial Technology Conference” The Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre, Bahrain, February 2008

Other Relevant information

  • Approved Research Supervisor in Management for APJAKTU
  • Ph.D. Examiner for Bharatidasan University
  • Reviewer for South Asian Journal for Management and International Journal of Logistics Economics and Globalisation

Professional Membership

  • Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education
  • Member, Travancore Management Association
  • Member, Madras Management Association 

Contact Details

Mobile: +91 9443117186 / +91 9562911186

Email: jose.joy@saintgits.org