Prof. H. R. Singh

Officiating VC & Principal, Oriental University, Indore


Prof. H. R. Singh has nearly 40 years of vast experience in diverse fields of engineering & technology, management and administration. He has had a 21 years stint in Defence Electronics and 6 years with few MNC’s. Prof. Singh has one invention to his credit, in Avionics, which is recognized at the National level. He also has on his record many engineering innovations recognized at National and Regional levels. Prof. Singh has authored books, training notes, lab monographs and national / international papers. His areas of interests are analog & digital communication systems and VLSI digital design.

Prof. Singh is with Oriental Group of Institutes for more than 12 years as a Professor. He has contributed immensely to the development and expansion of the Group. Earlier, he worked at Oriental Institute of Science and Technology, Bhopal as Head of ECE Department, Vice Principal (Academics), Principal of OIST, Bhopal and Dy Director, Oriental Group of Institutes (Bhopal-Indore-Jabalpur), during 2004 to 2008.

He was transferred to Indore campus in May 2008 and worked as Principal / Director of Oriental Institute of Science and Technology, Indore. After establishment of Oriental University, Indore, on 4 May 2011, he has been working as the Principal of the University.

Ever since the establishment of the University, Prof Singh has been instrumental in establishing new Faculties/Departments, getting UGC Approval, Recognition of new courses in Engineering, Law, Education and Pharmacy etc. Prof Singh has been working as Memeber of Governing Body, Board of Management and Academic Council of Oriental University. He has more than three years of experience of working as Vice-Chancellor (Acting) in 3-4 spans, each of nearly one year duration.