Hon'ble President of India has nominated Prof. Purohit on the Selection Committees of NITs and IIEST in Engineering and Technology Group for 3 years starting from 10th Jan 2023. He is a Professor in the ECE department at the Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIITA), Prayagraj UP which is an institute of national importance and one of the CFIIITs which are governed by the act of the Indian Parliament, IIIT Act 2014. Towards faster implementation of NEP2020, he is conducting workshops for National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 adoption as per UGC guidelines for general education as well as Vocational education, and extending support to institutes of National Importance as well as state technical universities.
He is contributing to reputed publications like IEEE Transactions, IEEE Journals, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Elsevier and Springer Journals, and IET Communications in the capacity of author and reviewer. He has co-authored the book, "Covid War, UP Model: Strategies, Tactics, Impact". Dr. Purohit has delivered more than 60 invited talks in various FDP/Conferences/Workshops/INSPIRE Camps. As Principal Investigator, he is contributing to many government-funded and consultancy projects including DST's STI hub on ICT, AVIRAL, FAPIS, etc. Transferring 3D Printer Technology to Indian Telecom Industry (ITI) Mankapur is one of his distinct achievements. He is an external member of the "Academic Ethics Committee" of IIT Kanpur; a member of the Executive Council/ Academic Council/Senate/BOS of many universities/institutes. He has been contributing to CCMT, CSAB/JoSAA, as a member of Core/Technical Committees as well as the RC/HC incharge. Also, he is a Senior Member of IEEE.
Prof Purohit joined IIITA on 5th Sept 2006 as Lecturer, on 6th June 2010 as Assistant Professor, on 9th November 2015 as Associate Professor, and on 23rd March 2021 as Professor through open selections on each position. In the past, he served the Institute of Engineering and Technology Devi Ahilya University, Indore (MP) as a Lecturer from 9th Oct 2003 to 4th Sept 2006. Prof Purohit earned Ph.D. in the year 2008 from Devi Ahilya University, Indore (MP); a Master of Engineering (Communication Control and Networking) in 2001 from MITS, Gwalior (MP), Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communication) in 1998 from Barkatullah University, Bhopal (MP). He attained a merit position in the Higher Secondary Examination 1994 conducted by MP Board Bhopal (MP) and hence received 4-Yr Scholarship from MO Govt during his UG., and a GATE fellowship during his PG. He was born in Nov 1976 at Nagda (MP), and married Sheetal in 2002; God blessed them with a son (Kaushal) in April 2003 and a daughter (Malvika) in Dec 2005.