Bangalore, India (PressExposure) January 10, 2012 -- Professor C.B. Sharma is presently Professor of Education, at the School of Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi. He was selected Professor of English Studies at the Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad. Dr. Sharma obtained his doctoral degree in Education from the University of Hull (UK) where he went on a Commonwealth Scholarship.
He obtained his Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) degree on the topic Language Teaching through Television and M.A. degree in Linguistics from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, ( JNU) New Delhi. His parent discipline is English in which he obtained a honors degree in first class from the Bhagalpur University (Bihar).
Dr. Sharma has been interested and has developed keen expertise in the use of media and technologies in providing education through distance mode. As Program Coordinator for the Research Degree program of the School of Education (IGNOU) he has been involved and instrumental in the development of the first research degree program of IGNOU. While working with the Kota Open University (Rajasthan) where he contributed in the development and design of various courses, it was he who had initiated newsletter of the university and was instrumental in starting many other activities. In the recent past Dr. Sharma has been working on developing better coordination and networking in South Asia, with the goal of developing mechanisms to augment interaction amongst various institutions and individuals interested in education in South Asia. One of the endeavors he has taken is of moderating mail-group. He has also written comparative papers.
Dr. Sharma has published a number of articles in Indian and foreign journals and has presented papers in conferences in various countries. Besides other academic and administrative responsibilities he has been shouldering the responsibility of the Chief Vigilance Officer of IGNOU. He is on the Editorial Board of the Indian Journal of Open Learning (IJOL), the most prestigious journal in the area of distance education published form Asia and is also presently Associate Editor of the Staff and Educational Development International, a referred journal published from New Delhi.
Dr C B Sharma specializes in education management and IFIM Business School's management is looking forward to his guidance for improving and enhancing the management processes and academic deliver systems of the business school. IFIM Business School has always enjoyed the patronage of leading industrialists and academicians who have been participating as members of the board of Governors of the business school which has been responsible for institutional building and helping the institute move up in rankings. With Dr C B Sharma's patronage IFIM Business School is confident of moving many notches up in its ranking in the coming years.