Prof. Raj Singh

Positions: Vice Chancellor and Advisor to Higher Education, New Delhi

Dr. Raj Singh is currently the Vice Chancellor of prestigious JAIN University Bengaluru. With 40 years of experience including 26 years in education, he has been the Vice Chancellor of Ansal (now Sushant) University Gurugram, Rayat-Bahra University (RBU) Mohali, G D Goenka University-Gurugram, Amity University-Gwalior and Amity University-Jaipur. A consultant, trainer, academic administrator, teacher, speaker and education entrepreneur, Dr. Singh has been Advisor to 5 Universities across India, Pro-Vice Chancellor at Amity University NOIDA, Director General of the prestigious Amity Business School and Head of ICFAI Business School (IBS) New Delhi from inception in 1995. He served the Indian Air Force from 1981 to 1994. Dr. Singh also mentored a unique High School in rural Rajasthan.

MA (Eco), Qualified CFA and PhD in Strategic Finance, he is known for his innovative approach in Higher Education and he is a TEDx speaker!

A strong proponent of outcome based inter and trans-disciplinary education, he designed many innovative programmes in collaboration with many Universities globally including University of Warwick, Westminster, Politecnico Di Milano, Vatel, Le Cordon Bleu, Arkansas, Oklahoma and California-Riverside.

He has been a trainer and consultant for both Indian and Multinational companies like Tatas, Air India, Telecom Consultants of India Ltd., Denso India, ANZ Grindlays, NTPC, GAIL, SAIL, EIL, Birlasoft, Kudremukh and others. He has trained over 4000 teachers in schools as well as higher education. Dr. Singh has published and presented research papers and delivered keynote addresses in over 80 conferences and has been a panelist in many TV shows. Featured as one of the movers and shakers on Daily World Post and “My Icon” on FM channel in 2016 & 2017. He represented India at the International Design Summit held in Milan, Italy in 2013

Widely travelled, and a visiting Professor at IIT-Delhi, Delhi School of Economics, Jamia Hamdard, Mohanlal Sukhadia University and Osmania University, he has been on advisory boards of many Institutions and Universities, Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI) and was the Vice Chairman of Quality Committee on Education of QCI, Govt. of India. He regularly chairs the expert committees of National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and was member of the first Governing Council of the Rajasthan Science Congress. He has been conferred Awards for exemplary Education Leadership in 2012, 2016, 2017.

He firmly believes that education must to be taken to the intersection of research and practice promoting innovation and entrepreneurship.