Dr. Ajay Sharma is an eminent personality in the field of Forensic Science in India. Currently, he is serving as the Director of State Forensic Science Laboratory, Jaipur, Rajasthan. Dr. Sharma worked on different field of Forensic Science including the expertise in the field of questioned document examination. He is serving forensic science for more than three decades. He started his career back in year 1990 as Research Associate in CSIR, New Delhi. He joined CFSL-CBI, New Delhi in the year 1992 and served there for six years. In the year 1998, he was appointed as Senior Scientific Officer in the State Forensic Science Laboratory, Jaipur, Rajasthan. Further, he was promoted to the post of Assistant Director in 2009, Deputy Director (Crime Scene) in 2018, Additional Director in 2019 and as Director since 2020.
In his illustrious career, Dr. Sharma has worked on about 10,000 forensic sciences cases which itself is a milestone in this field. Among these huge number of investigations, Bofors case, hawala case, Telecom Scam, Murder of Beant Singh, the CM of Punjab, Priyadarshini Matoo murder case, Jaipur Serial Bomb Blast, Ajmer Dargah Bomb Blast case are some significant ones. Dr. Sharma has also trained thousands of personnel from different law enforcement agencies including Police, Detectives, Law professionals, Forensic Science students and military intelligence. In the research front, Dr. Sharma has published 40 articles in different reputed national and international journals. As the member of board of studies, Dr. Sharma has shared his valuable suggestions to different academic institute across India for the betterment and advancement of Forensic Science. He has won prestigious awards in several national and international level conferences and summits. Dr. Sharma is receiving continuous and enormous amount of appreciation from the Government for his outstanding contribution in Criminal Justice System and betterment of the society through Forensic Science.