Virinder Kishore Sharma


Full Name


            Virinder Kishore Sharma



  • Matriculation, Punjab University
  • B.A., University of Delhi
  • Certificate, (International Developments since 1945), University of Delhi
  • M.A. (English), University of Delhi
  • A.C.P (Teaching), College of Preceptors, London



Academic Rank



Working for

AAU since


            1983 G.C.

positions held


  • Coordinator, Intermediate English, DFLL, AAU, 2002-2008
  • Coordinator, English Grammar in Use, DFLL, AAU, 2003-2008
  • Campus coordinator for Freshman English Examination for about twelve years
  • Chairman, Department (Print and Web) Council 2010-2012
Awards ——

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memberships of


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  • Best teacher of the year (1971) – Certificate of Distinction awarded by the then Emperor Haile Selassie I (Pre AAU)
  • Medal  (1986) by the Ministry of Education, Addis Ababa, for exemplary conduct and distinguished teaching services to Ethiopia.
  • English editor, Ethiopian Journal of Languages and Literature,


  • Participated in the Second American Studies Seminar on The Role of Media in the Democratic Press …. organized by the American Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1998
  • Participated in the Seminar organized by the Embassy of India, Addis Ababa, and Addis Ababa University in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of India’s Independence, 1998
  • Chairman, writing related paper presentations at the First Ethiopian English Language Teaching Network Conference, 28th to 30th September 2000
  • Member Panel of experts for Teaching Material entitled

English for Lawyers under the auspices of Justice and Legal

System Research Institute, 2007-2008






Campus                      Abuna Petros

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Office room no.          21

Office tel.                   0111564982

Mobile:                      +251910983098

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Community Services



Certificate of Merit for creditable role played in the Variety Show staged by the Indian Teachers’ Community in aid of drought hit people in Ethiopia, at Hager Fiker Theatre, Addis Ababa, on June 2, 1974 (Pre AAU)