Research & Innovation

Our goal is to provide analytical research & Innovations for the sultanate & community through our experienced staff and student projects, as well as small-scale consultancy services, that address their immediate needs. In our own little way, we aim to make a difference to the economic and environmental well-being of the region where we operate through collaboration with various private and government institutions and the general community. Our success is shown by the diversity of our projects, the knowledge gained by our students, and the benefits to the community and our stakeholders.

Teacher and student doing project

NCT participates in global economic change and take actions on ever-changing academic needs. Today’s research dramatically transcends disciplinary boundaries and human endeavor, drives curiosity and energy which result in success and discovery. Our brilliant pool of intellectuals is always motivated to conduct applied research and we always give value to their discovery and findings.

Research in NCT creating a space for intellectual inquiry; fostering strong core disciplines; inspiring the active mind; and providing new tools and ways of thinking that lead to innovation.

We hope you can join us in contributing to the betterment of our locality through projects and innovative research.

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Research Papers Provided by NCT


Name Dept/Centre Paper / Presentation / Book Title Year Place
Dr. Mohamed Rafiq Business Taxation in Oman 2017 Journal of Oman Business Focus, Volume : 4 Issue : January 2017, Page No. 22-23
V. Kavitha Rajan Business Do Digital Agriculture empowering ‘Poverty to prosperity’. A farmer entrepreneurial perspectives 2017 ISBN No: 978-93-80530-47-5
Essam Hussain Al-Lawati, Renjith Kumar. R, Radhakrishnan Subramaniam Business An Empirical Study on Factors Influencing Business Students’ Choice of Specialization with Reference to Nizwa College of Technology 2017 International Business Research; Vol. 10, No. 9; August 2017, pp 177-187 (Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education) ISSN 1913-9004 E-ISSN 1913-9012.
Renjith Kumar.R & Diana Fernandez Business Influence of Formal logic course on gender– A Pre and Post study in Nizwa College of Technology, Sultanate of Oman 2017 International Journal in Management & Social Science (IJMSS), Vol.05 Issue-05, May, 2017, ISSN: 2321-1784, pp 53-65. Impact Factor: 6.178.
Renjith Kumar.R & Diana Fernandez Business Assessing the Effectiveness of Critical Thinking Instruction among Departments– A Case study in Nizwa College of Technology, Sultanate of Oman 2017 Research Journal of Social Science & Management-RJSSM, Vol 7, No 2, 2017, pp 40-53.
Renjith Kumar.R & Diana Fernandez Business An Empirical Study of Assertiveness among Business Students: A Case Study of Nizwa College of Technology, Sultanate of Oman 2017 European Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 9, No.2, 2017, pp 9-14.
Mohamed Rafiq N Business Financial Performance Analysis : A Case Study of Food Industries in Sultanate of Oman 2016 Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda College, India., ISBN NO. 978-93-80530-47-5 , Month & Year : February 2016
V. Kavitha Rajan Business 21st century’s challenges in social entrepreneurship Education 2016 2015 International conference – Business Research new paradigm –ISBN No: 978-93-80530-47-5, February 2016
Dr. Mohammed Rafiq, Mrs. Kavitha Rajan, Mr. Radhakrishnan Subramaniam Business A Study on Awareness of Academic Probation Among Students Community with Reference to Nizwa College of Technology- Department of Business Studies, Sultanate of Oman 2016 International Journal of Contemporary Research in Humanities and Social Sciences
R. Renjith Kumar and Dr. S. Sankaranarayanan Business Influence of Television Jewellery Commercials on Recall, Brand Awareness and Persuasion in Kerala: A Brand Wise Comparison 2016 International Journal of Trade & Global Business Perspectives, Vol. 5, No. 3, July – September’ 2016, ISSN (Print): 2319-9059, pp. 2856- 2863
R.Renjith Kumar and Dr.S. Sankaranarayanan Business Impact of Advertisement on Brand Awareness- A Demographic Analysis of Jewellery Advertisements in Television Channels 2016 International Journal of Business Economics & Management Research, Vol.6 (10), October (2016), ISSN 2249- 8826, pp. 24-35
Radhakrishnan Subramaniam and Renjith Kumar R Business Impact of Reality Television Shows on Expatriate Indians in Sultanate of Oman 2015 International Journal of Business and Management; Vol. 10, No. 3; 2015, ISSN 1833-3850 E-ISSN 1833-8119, Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education doi:10.5539/ijbm.v10n3p177, URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ijbm.v10n3p177
Renjith Kumar R. and Rajani James Business Is Teamwork Effective in the Work Place? An Analysis of Team Work Environment in the Banking Sector, Sultanate of Oman 2015 International Business Research; Vol. 8, No. 3; 2015 ISSN 1913-9004 E-ISSN 1913-9012, Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education, doi:10.5539/ibr.v8n3p173, URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ibr.v8n3p173
Renjith Kumar.R & Rajani James Business Evaluation of Critical Thinking in Higher Education in Oman 2015 International Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 4, No. 3; 2015, Published by Sciedu Press, Canada, ISSN 1927-6044 E-ISSN 1927-6052, pp 33-43, doi:10.5430/ijhe.v4n3p33 URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/ijhe.v4n3p33
V. Kavitha Rajan Business Evaluation of the Entrepreneurship Education in promoting Entrepreneurial skills -A study on Nizwa college of Technology in sultanate of Oman 2015 Sapience -International Journal of Contemporary Research in Humanities and Social Sciences – 2015 . ISBN: 245 43578. Vol.2, No.1, pp.79-88, 2015
Dr. Mohammed Shafiuddin Business Employee Retention 2014 APJMMR,Vol.3(9), September 2014-ISSN No 2319-2836
Dr. Mohammed Shafiuddin Business The Foundations of Corporate Responsibility: The Driving Force for Successes 2014 International Journal of Educational Administration and Management( Page No 246-250); Volume-1 of Jan-Dec-2014; ISSN No 2348-9332
Dr Mohammed Shafiuddin, BSD & Dr Khamis Said Al Muniri, Asst Dean( Adm &Finance) Business An Analysis on Employee Training and Development Relationship and Technique in India: A Strategic HRM Function 2014 Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches In Allied Education
Dr. Mohammed Shafiuddin Business The System of quality network/assurance in higher education 2014 International Journal of Information Technology and Management Vol. VII.issue No X, November 2014, ISSn 2249-4510 ( www.ignited.in)
V. Kavitha Rajan Business Cultivation of Entrepreneurial skills development over learning - A comparative study between Asian countries and India 2014 International Conference Entrepreneurial perspectives & emergence -2014 - Alagappa University, Karaikudi. ISBN : 978-93-804-002-6-9 - ICEPE & FLASH 2014
Dr. Mohammed Faisal IT Integrative Framework of Requirement Engineering & Security System. (A research based book on Requirement Engineering & Security System) 2013 LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. BOOK ISBN no.- 978-3-659-40204-3
Dr. Mohammed Faisal (Second author) IT E- Commerce in India - Practices, Problems and Prospects 2013 International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering.Volume-3, Issue 5 ISSN NO-2277128X
Dr.V.Vishnukanth Rao Business Life Insurance Business in India 2013 Global Research Society Publications, Hyderabad ,India. Book ISBN no.- 978-81-910003-0-10
Dr.V.Vishnukanth Rao Business Comparative Study of LIC and ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited 2013 International Journal on Strategies for Business Excellence (IJSBE). Volume-1, Number 2, ISSN NO-2277761X
R.Renjith Kumar and FezeenaKhadir Business A Study on teaching effectiveness of self-financing engineering college teachers in Kerala 2013 International Journal of Asian Social Science
R.Renjith Kumar and FezeenaKhadir Business Assessment of performance of teachers in higher educational institutes 2013 International Journal of Scientific Research
R.Renjith Kumar Business Evaluation of Belbin?s team roles- A Case study of Nizwa College of Technology, Sultanate of Oman 2013 Scottish Journal of Arts and Scientific Studies
D. Vimalakeerthy, Dr.N. Kanagaraj and Dr.M.Y. Sanavullah Engineering Novel Design of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Reluctance Motor using Finite Element Method 2013 International Journal of Engineering Science and Innovative Technology, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp. 37 ? 45, January 2013 , ISSN: 2219 - 5967
D. Vimalakeerthy, Dr.N.Mahendran, Dr.N. Kanagaraj and Dr.M.Y. Sanavullah Engineering Study of various methods of reducing cogging torque for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Reluctance Motor using Finite Element Method 2013 Wulfenia Journal, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp. 366 ? 373, ISSN: 1561 ? 882X
Dr. Antonio Mateo Engineering Glaze Ceramic Materials Composition, Characterization, Examination of Rheological and Thermal Properties 2013
Mr. Saravanan P Engineering Influence Ranking of Process Parameters in Electric Discharge Machining of Titanium Grade 5 Alloy Using Copper Electrode 2013 Proceedings of ICRDPET, 2013, IEEE explore transactions, India 2013, p72-78 ISBN 978 -1-4673-4948-2 2013IEEE
Mr. Saravanan P Engineering Influence Ranking of Process Parameters in Electric Discharge Machining of Titanium Grade 5 Alloy Using Brass Electrode 2013 International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, 4(5):71-80(Journal Impact factor : 5.77)
Mr. Saravanan P Engineering Statistical multi objective optimization of machining parameters in EDM of titanium grade 5 alloy with graphite electrode 2013 Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Part B ? Journal of Engineering Manufacture, UK ? 2013 - Accepted for Publication. (Thomson Reuters Impact factor : 0.77)
Mr. Saravanan P Engineering Effects of electrical parameters, its interaction and tool geometry in electric discharge machining of titanium grade 5 alloy with graphite tool 2013 Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part B: J. Engineering Manufacture, UK 2013; 227 (1): 119-131.(Thomson Reuters Impact factor : 0.77)
Dr. Diwan Taskheer Khan Business Existentialists Quest of Authenticity 2012 Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany - ISBN No. 978-3-659-12732-8
Dr. Lenin Kumar Nooney Business Investment Styles in Mutual Funds 2012 LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany
Dr. Lenin Kumar Nooney & Dr. V Ramadevi Business Performance Evaluation of Debt Mutual Funds in India 2012 International Journal of Marketing, Financial Services & Management Research
Dr. Suryanarayana Kamarasu Business Forecasting models 2012 Ibra, Oman
Dr. Suryanarayana Kamarasu Business Decision making in supply chain management 2012 Nizwa, Oman
R.Renjith Kumar and Biju.G Business Implicature of Variegated Intelligences in the learning process of students 2012 Universal Journal of Education and General Studies
R.Renjith Kumar & Fezeena Khadir Business Survey of Attributes to measure teaching effectiveness - An interdepartmental Analysis 2012 Indian Journal of Research
Dr. Mohammed Shafiuddin Business Efficient Governance-Techniques and tools 2012 NCT Symposium-2012
Dr. Mohammed Shafiuddin Business Mudanammakalu (Telugu Book) Published by Abhuyada Shahithi Samithi 2012 Adilabad, India
Dr. Mohammed Shafiuddin Business Ethics and Human Resource Management 2012 National Conference In JNTU Colege, at Mancherial
Dr. Mohammed Shafiuddin Business Cultural Values and Advertising in India 2012 International Journal of Management research and Trends( Page No 153) ISSN-0976-9706
Bensujin Bennet Engineering Knowledge Mining and Trifle Management for Predicting Heart Disease 2012 International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science
Dr. Mohammed Faisal (First author) IT An Integrated Requirement-based Framework to Emphasize Security System: Argue with Android for Validation 2012 International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Emerging Technologies, Volume 4, issue 1. ISSN NO- 0975-9646
Dr. Mohammed Faisal (First author) IT Emphasizing Requirement Elicitation Process for Electronic Payment Secured System using VORD Methodology - A Practical Approach 2012 International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technologies, Volume 3, issue 1. ISSN NO- 2231-6604
D..Vimalakeerthy, Dr.N. Kanagaraj and Dr.M.Y. Sanavullah Engineering Analysis and Comparison of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Reluctance Motor using Finite Element Method 2012 European Journal of Scientific Research, Volume 81, Issue 1, pp. 127 ? 136, July 2012 , ISSN: 1450 ? 216X
D. Vimalakeerthy, Dr.N. Kanagaraj and Dr.M.Y. Sanavullah Engineering Permanent Magnet Synchronous Reluctance Motor Design Enhancement Using Finite Element Method 2012 International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp. 114 ? 120, November 2012 , ISSN: 2277-3754
B.Bensujin,Dr.KeziSelvaVijila, Mrs.Cynthia Hubert Engineering Predicting the risk of myocardial infarction using data mining techniques a case study 2012 International Journal of Computer Applications
B.Bensujin,Dr.KeziSelvaVijila, Mrs.Cynthia Hubert Engineering Knowledge Mining And Trifle Management for Predicting Heart Attack 2012 International Journal for Advanced Research in Computer Science
Dr. Antonio Mateo Engineering Surfactant and Polymer Solutions with Viscoelastic Properties for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Applications 2012
Dr. Lenin Kumar Nooney & Dr. V Ramadevi Business Clusters Analysis of Mutual Funds 2011 International Journal on Multidisciplinary Research
R.Renjith Kumar Business Application and Management of Multiple Intelligence Strategy on Teacher Resources 2011 International Journal of Engineering and Management (IJEM)
Dr. Imran Hameed Business A Cross-Sectional Study of Acceptance of Mentoring for Professional Development in Educational Institutions in Gulf Countries 2011 International Journal of Commerce and Management
Dr. Imran Hameed Business Team Management - Islamic Perspective 2011 African Journal of Business Management
D.Vimalakeerthy and Dr.M .Y. Sanavullah Engineering Development of new Design to improve the performance of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Reluctance Motor using Finite Element Method 2011 International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Vol.3, No.2, pp. 1467 ? 1477, Feb 2011, ISSN 0975-5462
Dr. Antonio Mateo Engineering Turbulent Fluid Friction Reduction through Pipelines in Oil and Water Systems 2011
Dr. Mohammed Shafiuddin Business The Effect of Sociology on Society 2009 Lancaster University, U.K.
Dr. Imran Hameed Business Obstetric Fistula 2009 Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin
Marmon Pagunsan Engineering Students Language Learning Beliefs Towards Classroom: Use of Computer Mediated Communication 2008 Sultan Qaboos University
Dr. Imran Hameed Business State of Communication in Medical Practitioners 2008 Annals of PIMS
K. Suryanarayana and B. Hari Prakash IT E-Learning - A Pedagogical Approach of Learning 2007 Nizwa College of Technology
G. Sangayya Swamy IT Enhancing the Effective Learning by Collaborative and Critical Thinking Approach 2007 Nizwa College of Technology
Dr. Syed Abdur Raheem ELC Self-Learning 2007 Nizwa College of Technology
Dr. Jacob George ELC Computer Assisted Vocabulary Learning: Integrating Theory into Design 2007 Nizwa College of Technology
Dr. Jacob George ELC Computer Assisted Vocabulary Learning: Integrating Theory into Design 2007 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Jacob George ELC Autonomous Learning in ELLE: Cybernautical Approach as the Viaduct to L2 Acquisition 2007 Nizwa College of Education
Dr. Ismail Al-Rawi IT Teaching Methodology-Strength and Limitation within Concept of Quality 2007 Nizwa College of Technology
Dr. Florence Emperador Business Student-Advisor Joint Research Ventures 2007 Nizwa College of Technology
Dr. Casimir Ignatius ELC Technology Education and Creative Learning 2007 Nizwa College of Technology
Dr. Casimir Ignatius ELC Designing ELT Materials for Technical Writing Course-A Model of Matching Materials to the Context of Learning 2007 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Bader Ahmed Engineering Assessment of Teaching and Learning 2007 Nizwa College of Technology
Dr. Annama Oommen ELC A Creative Approach to Developing Speaking Skill 2007 Nizwa College of Technology
Dr. Annama Oommen ELC Designing ELT Writing Materials: Challenges and Potential 2007 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Annama Oommen ELC Speak Confidently: Motivation and Strategies 2007 Nizwa College of Technology
Mrs. Deepa Jose ELC Have Paper Based Tests Become an Anachronistic Practice 2006 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Mr. John Thomas Themalil ELC Homework: English Courses at Certificate & Diploma Level 2006 Ibra, Oman
Mr. John Thomas Themalil ELC The Brave New World of e-, and Globalization 2006 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Syed Abdur Raheem ELC Assessment and Evaluation: A Rationale for more Objectivity and Accuracy 2006 Ibra College of Technology
Dr. Jacob George ELC Multimedia Annotations in TEFL: Role of ICT In Everyday Classroom Practices 2006 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Ismail Al-Rawi IT Principles of Computer Graphics 2006 Nizwa College of Technology
Dr. Casimir Ignatius ELC Enriching Students Through Word Power: New Dimensions in Teaching Vocabulary 2006 Ibra, Oman
Dr. Bader Ahmed Engineering Solar Energy-The Dream of the Century 2006 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Annama Oommen ELC Motivating Students to Read Efficiently 2006 Ibra College of Technology
Mrs. Deepa Jose ELC On Using the 'Hypertext' in Teaching Reading Skills: A Feasibility Study for Implementation in the Colleges of Technology in the Sultanate of Oman 2005 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Syed Abdur Raheem ELC Learning for Examination or Life-long Learning 2005 Ibra College of Technology
Dr. Jacob George ELC Reading Comprehension of ESL Learners: Effects of Cognitive and Metacognitive Reading Activities 2005 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Casimir Ignatius ELC Teaching English to Omani Students 2005 Ibra College of Technology
Mr. John Thomas Themalil ELC Study Skills-Strategies for Helping College Students Take Responsibilities for their Studies 2004 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Jacob George ELC Autonomous Learning in ELLE: Cybernautical Approach as the Viaduct to L2 Acquisition 2004 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Casimir Ignatius ELC Teaching Writing to Omani Students 2004 Nizwa College of Technology
Dr. Casimir Ignatius ELC Independent Learning Through Group Interaction 2004 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Annama Oommen ELC Guided Reading Perspectives 2004 Nizwa College of Technology
Dr. Jacob George ELC E-Learning and Research: On Tapping Net-Resources-An Expository Note on Operating a Digital Library and Interactive Forum 2003 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
Dr. Bader Ahmed Engineering Procedure for Optimum Design of a Two-Stage Spur Gear System 2003 Japan