Prof. Yogesh Singh Assumes Leadership as 23rd Vice Chancellor of University of Delhi, Unveiling a Visionary Era

Prof. Yogesh Singh 23rd Vice Chancellor of University of Delhi

In a historic move, Prof. Yogesh Singh takes charge as the 23rd Vice Chancellor of the University of Delhi, ushering in a new era of visionary leadership and academic excellence. Known for his transformative leadership, Prof. Singh brings a wealth of experience and a commitment to fostering positive change in the education landscape.

The distinguished academician officially assumed office on October 8, 2021, with a strong emphasis on investing in the growth of both students and colleagues. With a remarkable career spanning prestigious institutions, including The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda and Delhi Technological University, Prof. Singh’s leadership qualities and administrative prowess have left an indelible mark.


  • [2021 – Present] Vice Chancellor Department of Computer Engineering University of Delhi, South West Delhi and North Delhi
  • [2017 – 2021] Vice Chancellor Department of Computer Science and Engineering Delhi Technological University, North West Delhi
  • [2014 – 2017] Director Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, South West Delhi
  • [2011 – 2014] Vice Chancellor The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
  • [2001 – 2006] Dean Information Technology Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, South West Delhi


  • Ph.D National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
  • M.Tech National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra

Honours and Awards

2011 – Participated in YALE-INDIA LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME, Yale University, USA

2010 – Best Research Award Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

Prof. Singh’s journey encompasses significant milestones, such as becoming a full Professor of Computer Engineering at the age of 35 and serving as the Vice Chancellor of Delhi Technological University. His dedication to student welfare is evident in his extensive administrative roles, including Dean, Chief Warden, and Controller of Examinations at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.

A trailblazer in the field of Software Engineering, Prof. Singh boasts an impressive track record of quality teaching, innovation, and research. With an ‘h’ index of 33 and over 250 publications in international and national journals/conferences, his contributions to the academic community are highly regarded.

Beyond academia, Prof. Singh’s influence extends to various governance roles. He currently chairs the Governing Board of Information and Library Network Centre and serves as an Independent Director for Gujarat State Petro Net Ltd., Gujarat State Petroleum Corporations Ltd., and Gujarat Gas.

As a visionary with a holistic approach to education, Prof. Singh has always been a team player, inspiring those around him to impart knowledge. His fearless decision-making and commitment to institutional interests make him an exemplary administrator and a source of inspiration for all.