Dr. Vijay Vir Singh has teaching & research experience of more than 36 years. Prior to joining VGU as President, he, was with the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in various capacities like Professor & HOD Department of Economics, Dean, Faculty of Social Science, Member, Syndicate and Senate, Director NITI Aayog Chair, Director, UGC- Human Resource Development Centre, Director, Examination, and Director PG School of Social Sciences to name few.
He has also worked as Economic Advisor to Rajasthan State Finance Commission, Senior Fellow at International Institute of Population Science (IIPS), Mumbai , and researcher at Sciences PO, Paris. He was also appointed as Chancellor’s nominee for V.M. Open University, Kota.
He has works in the area of Public Policy and Higher Education funded by OECD Paris, World Bank, DFID UK, British High Commission in India, NITI Aayog, Ministry of HRD, Government of India, Planning Commission, IFCI, UGC, ICSSR, and Government of Rajasthan. His many articles, Monographs, Discussion papers, Policy Briefs have been published both in National and international journals.
He has been in various committees like the regional level consultation group on Approach Paper to the Twelfth Five Year Plan of India, Working Group of Rajasthan State Commission for Urbanization, Member, Research Jury at Sciences PO, Paris, and various committees of UGC, NAAC and ICSSR etc. He is also on the Board of CUTS International along with being a Member of various academic committees of Central and State Universities.