Master of Tourism Management
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, India
MBA - Hospitality Management
Shobhit University, Meerut, India
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management
Times School of Marketing, New Delhi, India
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India
Graduated with 2nd rank in Jiwaji University amongst over 3000 students.
Secured a place in the Top 10 on Merit List of MTM program at IGNOU.
Qualified the UGC-NET (National Eligibility Test), a prerequisite to teach as a Professor at any university in India.
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
 Sharma, Shashank. The Quiz Book. (New Delhi: Mind Melodies, 2009). [ISBN 13: 978-93-80009-22-3, ISBN 10: 93-80009-22-4]
 Sharma, Shashank. Media Glossary. (New Delhi: Readworthy Publications, 2009). [ISBN 13: 978-93-80009-25-4, ISBN 10: 93-80009-25-9]
 Sharma, Shashank. (2016) The Not So ‘Incredible India’: Understanding how and why India fails as a global tourism destination. Indian Journal of Social Concerns, Vol. 6(20), pp. 331-338. An International Referred Journal; ISSN No. 2231-5837.
 Sharma, Shashank. (2016) Demonetisation and Tourism in India: A study of how Modi government’s decision has hit tourism in India. Lab to Land, Vol. 9(30). An International Referred Journal; ISSN No. 0975-282X.
 Sharma, Shashank. (2016) Latest Trends in Indian Tourism. National Research Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, July-Dec 2016, Vol. 4(8), pp. 10-13. A National Referred Journal; ISSN No. 2321-8282.
 Sharma, Shashank. (2017) Backpacking: The New Face of Tourism. Yugshilpi, Sept. 2016-Mar. 2017, Vol. 11(23), pp. 53-56. An International Referred Journal; ISSN No. 0975-4644.
SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
Awarded Postgraduate Merit Scholarship by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
Recipient of Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship for studies at Budapest Business School, Hungary.
Winner of the GoUNESCO India Travel Challenge.
other courses attended
Certificate in Mass Media from Hindu College, University of Delhi.
Certificate in French Language from Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, New Delhi.
Certificate in TV News Reading & Radio Jockeying from YMCA, New Delhi.
Volunteer Activities in India
Annual volunteer for the Delhi Half Marathon since 2007, handling various roles in event organisation.
'Metro Volunteer' for the Delhi Metro Rail since 2009 and member of the Delhi Metro Citizens Forum.
Full-time volunteer for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.
Volunteer Experiences Abroad
China - Organised workshops on creating awareness regarding various environmental & social concerns at Xi’an Jiaotong University and taught English to kids at Wang Min Primary School, Xianyang.
Kazakhstan - Delivered training sessions to university students on inter-personal skills and English language proficiency at KIMEP University, Almaty.
Thailand - Worked as English Trainer at Wat Photeng Tai School, Bangkok.