Vice Chancellor - Dr. Geetali Tilak
Name: Dr. Geetali Tilak
Executive Profile:

Energetic & Enthusiastic Leader offering diverse & extensive experience in driving academic excellence
Go-to-leader with a clear vision & mission focus and strong core values, developing rich insights about the prevailing academic dynamics.
Gained excellence in accommodating different learning styles, pedagogy & maximizing students comprehension
Strong ability in rapidly navigating emerging challenges, identifying creative & constructive solutions and quickly gaining the trust and respect of team members
Assisted students to learn & apply concepts in subjects; facilitating/coaching students by using interactive discussions
Excellence in providing leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive educational program
Impressive success in planning, organizing & directing comprehensive educational programs for undergraduates and postgraduates
Skilled in identifying student’s learning needs, and developing customized learning solutions utilizing the latest educational theories
Proficient in making the classroom more functional & maximizing the potential of every student by providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfil their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, mental and psychological growth needs
Possess a clear understanding of the trends in the training and education industry; instituting innovative techniques and quality solutions to achieve service excellence at the lowest overall costs
Team-based management style coupled with the zeal to drive visions into reality

Soft Skills: Taking ownership and dealing with situations
Looking forward to professional, creative and thriving for challenges
Planner & Implementer
Transforming and innovating communication programs

Life Philosophy: "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts"



Education & Credentials:

BCS from Pune University in 2003
MBA from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
MJ Print Media from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
Ph. D. (Management) from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
Ph. D. ( Journalism) from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
D. Litt (Management from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth


Certificate - 2D & 3D Animation
2nd Masters Ikebana (Japan)
Black Belt (Judo)
Course Certificate for Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling - University of Houston

Key Impact Areas: Administration & Management
Academic Excellence
Teacher/Faculty Development
Quality Education
Skill Development Programmes
Strategy Planning/ Execution
Team Building & Leadership

Notable Accomplishments:

o TACCI 2018-2019 Award "The Pillar of Hindustaanee Society" for being a lady Educator from diversified disciplines
o Utkrushth Granth Nirmitee Puraskar 2019 for Chhawa Diwali Edition
o National Mahila Ratna Gold Medal Award in 2018
o Best Educationist Award in 2018
o Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Sadbhavana Award
o GEM of Asia International Excellence Award-Certificate of Excellence By Association for Rising and Talented Personalities
o Paper Presentation Award-International Seminar New Education Policy and NAMODI frame Work
o Award of excellence Academic Excellence in Journalism in 2017
o International Award for Outstanding achievements and remarkable role in the field of education by global achievers foundation
o International Award for outstanding faculty and contribution and achievements in the field of Journalism and Mass Communication. by Venus International Foundation
o Best Young Dean of the Year Award ( Below 40 Years)
o IARE awards 2nd International Academic and Research Excellence
3 copyrights on her record
Initiated several, specialized and value-added courses and programmes in Mass Communication at Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth along with world-class Audio Video Technology on Indian Education Diaspora

Academic Achievements:

Ph. D. Guide - Mass Communication (TMV)- 2 awarded and 6 under the guidance
Dean Faculty of Modern Sciences and Professional Skills
Professor Mass Communication (TMV)
Professor Mass Communication (TMV)
Director - Sports Committee (TMV)
Member of Board of Management
Teacher - Judo and Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)
Member of Research Committee – MIT University, Loni Campus
Center for Skill Development and Entrepreneur Education, TMV – Chairman
Lokmanya Tilak Centre for Research and Development - Chairman


Newspaper Management
New Social Media
Ethics and Laws in Media
Sarvansathi Ikebana
Swaraj is my Birth Right – (Executive Editor) (Marathi, English).
Media Management
Event Management
Research Papers Published in Various National & International Journals
Supplements and Magazine Editing ( Marathi )
Broadcast Journalism
Print Journalism
Lokmanya B. G. Tilak The Visionary

Research Projects:

Anjarle Olive Ridley turtle preservation documentary.-Departmental Research Project ( Documentary on the events related to conservation of this endangered turtle species at Anjarle)
Kesari Ganeshotsav Documentary
Moral Values and A Nerobics Yog ( 5 Lakhs -Funded )
Audio Book on Lokmanys Tilak stories
Tejonidhi Project
Role of Marathi Children periodicals in the development of a child
Analytical study of the distribution network of newspapers in western Maharashtra 2010-2012

Family Background:

Great great grand-daughter of freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
Grand-daughter of Late Shri. Jayantrao Tilak, who spearheaded the Goa Liberation Movement and Sanyukta Maharashtra Samiti. Late Shri. Tilak was also a Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) for 12 years and Chairman of the Maharashtra Legislative Council for 16 years.
Grand-daughter of Late Smt. Indutai Tilak, who was a famous Social Worker and guiding spirit for several Educational Institutes like Seva Sadan and Huzur Paga. Family background thus resulted in developing a keen interest in several social activities since childhood separates breakthrough innovation from uninspired incrementalism.
Daughter of Dr. Deepak J. Tilak, the Editor of Kesari (A daily established in 1881) is the officiating Vice Chancellor of Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth and heads more than 20 social and cultural trusts. He is also a sports person and Judo Expert holding high grades in Judo i.e. the Black Belt 8th Dan

Professional Experience:

2016-Present: TilakMaharashtra Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University Professor
Key Result Areas:
Spearheaded the entire gamut of operations related to class management/student development; performing various tasks like assisting students in preparing the thesis, conducting workshops for students and so on
Implementing instructional activities that contribute where learners are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences /skills
Organize the areas of need and organized training programs
Administered various other activities as well like gathering feedback and observing about the college and its activities
Worked with various approaches toward study, implementing new methods in teaching
Modified instructional techniques & resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs
Managed programs in order to promote a collaborative and supportive learning environment
Ensuring continuous study & revision of curriculum guides and courses of study; assuring that staff meetings and professional development activities are focused on scholar outcomes
Provided help to students towards a deeper understanding of their concerns and to make decisions/choices regarding possible ways forward
Provided Leadership to teaching and administrative staff & supervised the guidance & discipline of students
Fostered the success of all students by facilitating the development, communication, implementation and evaluation of a shared vision of learning that reflects excellence


Position held Organization
Manager Kesari Maratha Trust
Editor Chhawa Magzine (Bi-Monthly)
Executive Editor Mahratta (Quarterly)
Member (Finance Committee) Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
Member (Board of Management ) Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
Dean (Faculty of Modern Sciences & Professional Skills) Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
Professor (Department of Mass Communication) Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
Trustee Tilak Smarak Mandir
Secretary & Trustee Anath Hindu Mahilashram
Proprietor Indutai Tilak Kala Kendra
Executive Committee Member Pune Rose Society
Executive Member Lokmanya Tilak Punyatithi Mandal

Vaktrutvoteejak Sabha
Member Ved Shastrottejak Sabha

Pune Judo Association

Poona Kennel Club
Vice President Great Dane Club of India, West Zone
Trustee Tilak Purse Fund

Lokmanya Trust (Sangli)

Karmayogi Trust (Ahmednagar)

Narveer Tanaji Malusare Primary School

Mahila Punarvasan Kendra
Invited Author Global Journals
Director TMV Sports Department

Key Skills:


Leadership & Value:

Ability to champion organization values & vision , create a clear and compelling view of the future through coaching and execution abilities
Gifted with the vision, determination, and skills needed for high-level revenue-building strategies and tactics
Executive leadership with heavy concentrations of work in strategic planning