Hailing from Bulandshahar district in
Uttar Pradesh, after clearing Higher Secondary from UP Board, Prayagraj Sh Singh took a diploma and a degree in Electrical Engineering before studying MBA, PG Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication and MA in English Literature.
He went on to complete Ph. D from Pune University on the topic 'Critical Study of Academic Management of Three Year Post graduate Diploma Courses Conducted at FTII'.
After working in Doordarshan for six years,
Sh Singh joined FTII in May 1990 as Lecturer. He was Associate Professor in Dept of Sound Recording and Television Engineering before taking charge as Dean (TV).
In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he has held various positions like Course Coordinator, In-charge Short courses, Syllabi designer, Security Officer, Estate Manager and Warden of hostels for 16 years.
He succeeds Sh R N Pathak who had held the position of Dean (TV) for over 5 years as additional charge.