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Vijay Shankar Sharma

Professor at DSM National Rehabilitation University




Asia and the Pacific

Graduate Status

Educational Leadership Program Class of 2023


Vijay works as a Professor and Head, Department of Visual Impairment, Faculty of Special Education, DSM National Rehabilitation University in Lucknow. He coordinates departmental academic activities, including theory and practicum assignments at diploma, bachelor, master’s, and doctoral levels. Vijay has held this position since 2014 but has rendered his services in disability and rehabilitation since 2000 in different organizations. He obtained a Ph.D. degree in Special Education in 2008 and is now guiding research at the doctoral level. Studies at Perkins and exposure will pave the road to initiating a special unit for educating and rehabilitating persons with deafblindness and multiple disabilities at the University.