Prof. D.N.Patil began his career as a Lecturer of Economics on 27th August, 1997, at the PG Center, Karnatak University, Belagavi. He has more than twenty years of experience in research and teaching. He has published thirty nine research articles in various academic journals and has edited several books. Prof. D.N.Patil has presented thirty five papers at national and international conferences. Five research scholars and six M.Phil candidates have successfully completed research under his guideship. Presently, there are four students pursuing research under his guidance.
Prof. D.N.Patil has served in various positions like Chairman, Department of Economics, Dean, School of Business and Economics, Member of Syndicate and Academic Council, Director, Student Welfare and Chief Hostel Warden. Currently, Prof. D.N.Patil is the Finance Officer, Rani Channamma University, Belagavi.