Dr. Sandeep Sancheti who holds a highly-dignified position as the Provost (Vice Chancellor) of Marwadi University, Rajkot, has a remarkable 34+ years of experience in the field of higher education in the domains of teaching, research, and administration. Dr. Sancheti has been one of the longest serving Vice-Chancellor of the country (with more than 15 years in this position) and has served/ headed all major higher educational institutions like Institutes of National Importance, Govt. and Private State Universities, Govt. and Private State Deemed Universities, etc.
Dr. Sanchet has been a diligent and skillful administrator and dedicated Institution Builder over the exceptional years of his academic career. He has served as President of Manipal University (Jaipur), Founder Director of National Institute of Technology (Delhi), Director of NITK (Surathkal) and Director In-charge of NIT (Tiruchirapally), NIT (Calicut), School of Planning & Architecture (SPA) (Delhi), and also Mentor Director of NIT (Goa), NIT (Puducherry) and NIT (Sikkim).
Besides, Dr. Sancheti has also served MNIT (Jaipur) for more than 22 years and MBM Engineering College (Jodhpur) for more than six years with distinction. He is also serving many professional bodies like SPIC MACAY, FICCI, CII, EPSI, IUCEE, NAAC, Atal Innovation Mission, among others in different capacities. In addition, he holds a strong position in prestigious institutions of UGC, AICTE & AIU and has been a part of Indian delegations abroad.
Being a well-known educationist and technocrat of international repute, Dr. Sanchet has been a true inspiration to thousands of young minds. His immense contribution to higher education has got him to hold the most designated positions in numerous putative education institutions. He has held variant positions including-
• Member-Executive Council at Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) London, UK.
• IETE Rajasthan Centre
• Vice President of IEEE MTT India Chapter; Chairman of Central Counseling Board for AIEEE 2011
• Chairman and Director Admission of Students from Abroad (DASA) schemes of GoI
• Member of Distance Education Council (DEC)
• Founder Member of Indo-US Collaboration on Engineering Education (IUCEE)
• Member of Academic Advisory Board of Microsoft (India)
• Member of MHRD Working Group on Technical Education for 12th Plan
• Member of the National Steering Committee of the World Bank Scheme on Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP)
• Member of JEE Apex Board for JEE (Main) I JEE (Advanced) Examinations
• Member of UG Board of AICTE for Engineering as well as Architecture
• Member of ‘Kakodkar Committee’ for Review Report of NITs
• Member of Higher Education Sub-committee of Rajasthan State Planning Board for preparation of report for Higher Education in the State of Rajasthan
• Member of GOI (MHRD) Committee - Report on Upgradation of Government Engineering Colleges - For Planning Commission, Gol
• Member Secretary of the Committee on Normalization and Moderation of 12th marks for inclusion in JEE Scores.
• Council Member of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, Broadcast Engineering Society
• Member of IEEE
• Member of Government of India Science and Technology delegations to Republic of Ireland and USA.
• Panel member of a number of Academic Bodies, Planning & Governing Boards, Editorial Boards, Selection and Advisory Committees of MHRD, AICTE, UGC, NAAC, NBA, DRDO, CSIR etc. He is the Member and Fellow of many professional societies and bodies.
• Active member of Rotary International and a few other social organizations.
His ceaseless endeavor and hard work of 34+ years made him the worthy bearer of numerous awards including the recipient of Commonwealth Scholarship & Fellowship under Colombo Plan; SERC Fellowship from DST, Gol; and UKISTRF award from British Council. Being an assiduous researcher, Dr. Sancheti has been a significant contribution to the field of research through externally funded projects resulting in more than 75 research papers in national/ international journals and conferences.
Provost/ Vice Chancellor, Marwadi University, Rajkot, Gujarat
What you'll Learn
Technical Education, Leadership Quality, Electrical Engineering, High Frequency Communication
Provost - Vice Chancellor
The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Association Of Indian Universities
Founder & Director
National Institute of Technology
School of Planning & Architecture (SPA)