Manek N. Daruvala

Manek N Daruvala is a B.Sc. (Chemistry) graduate from the Bombay University where he was a rank holder. He completed his postgraduate program in management from IIM, Ahmedabad, the foremost management institute in the India. After completion of his post graduation, he worked for six years with Godrej and Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. in the field of Marketing and Sales. Subsequently, he worked for one and a half years with M/s. VJ Info Systems Ltd. in Hyderabad as head of the Education and Training Division.

He is one of the promoter-directors of the Triumphant Institute of Management Education – better known by its acronym T.I.M.E.

Headquartered in Secunderabad, T.I.M.E. is a formidable brand in the field of education training across the country. With 236 offices in 112 cities and training about 1,50,000 students a year, it is the leading entrance training institute in India.

Manek has been associated full-time with T.I.M.E. for the last 18 years – training and guiding students in preparing for a large variety of entrance exams. Even today, he takes a personal interest in the careers of young people and guides students in their exam and GD and interview preparation as well as in selecting the right B-Schools to apply to.

Manek has been associated with a variety of functional areas at T.I.M.E. – from accounting and finance to advertising and marketing. Like all first generation entrepreneurs he believes that if a job has to be done, it has to be done.

Manek is a keen follower of a wide range of sports and is happiest watching cricket or tennis on television. He also enjoys listening to music and is an avid reader. Wodehouse remains his all –time favourite author.