Balvinder Shukla

Balvinder Shukla

Vice Chancellor, Amity University, UP.

Prof. (Dr.) Balvinder Shukla is M.Tech from IIT Kharagpur and Ph.D. from Queen's University, U.K. She has over 3 decades of rich experience in Industry, Academia, Research and Administration.

Currently Dr. Shukla is Professor of Entrepreneurship & Leadership and Vice Chancellor, Amity University Uttar Pradesh. Prior to this, Dr. Shukla has held numerous positions during 20+ year's association with Amity. She has been one of the key team members instrumental in the exponential growth of Amity Higher Education.
She is the key architect of unique Flexi Framework for Choice Based Credit System and Outcome Based Education. She has been instrumental in aligning the Learning Outcomes & Operational Outcomes with Strategic Plans of the University.

She has been a very successful Vice Chancellor and at the same time a great researcher and academician. She has guided 10 Ph.D & 5 M.Phil Scholars, published many research papers in National and International peer reviewed Indexed Journals. She has authored 3 books, 28 course material books for PG & Diploma students (at IIHT Systems Ltd). She has developed a unique Accelerator model for promoting and ensuring Incubator excellence.

She is one of the front-runners in achieving various Rankings and Accreditations of Amity University. Some of the important accreditations include prestigious NAAC (A Grade); WASC-USA; IET-UK; FIBA-Germany; ACBSP-USA; IACBE-USA; EFMD CEL-Belgium; UNWTO TedQual and RICS-UK.
Dr. Shukla has conducted several training programs and consulting assignments for Industry, mentored over 60 budding Entrepreneurs, Women Entrepreneurs and Family Business Owners in various clusters/sectors. She has conducted over 20 programs related to entrepreneurship such as Training the Trainer, Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Technology Entrepreneurship Development Programme(TEDP), Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme (WEDP) for young students and budding entrepreneurs.

Dr. Shukla is Strategist, an Institution Builder, an Inspirational Leader and Quality Networker. She is role model for academia, students and budding professionals. She has been on advisory board as well as non-executive director on board of three companies apart from her close association with projects of CAP Foundation and Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation. She is in the Government Board of NII, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.

Dr. Shukla is recipient of various prestigious awards and honours, such as Distinguished Academician and Outstanding Administrator 2012 by Balkan-Ji-Bari International, India's oldest NGO founded in 1926 and "Bhartiya Manav Adhikar Samman - 2012" for Peace, Harmony, Protection and Promotion of human rights. She is also honoured with "Outstanding Leader in Education" & "Person of the Year Award 2013", Newsmaker's Achievers Award 2014, Peacemakers Award 2017 by Global Peace & Prosperity Initiative, USA, Eminent Engineer Award 2017 by IET, Institutional Award for Excellence in Gender Diversity and Inclusion Practice 2017 by Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), India, '100 Most influential Directors of India' Award 2016 by World Education Congress, Special Recognition Award 2016 by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Outstanding Contribution to Education Award 2017 by Dewang Mehta Foundation & B-School Affaire.