Prof. Lal Singh awarded by gold medal in the Master Degree in Psychology. He had obtained doctorate degree in the subject of Psychology (Power Motivation and Value Orientation) from M. J. P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly U.P. He has another Master Degree in the field of Distance Education from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), India. He had also Post Graduate Diplomas in (i) Journalism and Mass Communication and (ii) Rural Development.
From 1978 Prof. Singh started his career in the field of Educational Media Research (the than Centre for Educational Technology, NCERT). He had worked as a member of the team of Management Information system (MIS) for four years. Prof. Singh completed 45 days education media production form Central Institute of Educational Technology, NCERT, New Delhi.
Prof. Singh entered in the field of production of educational audio and video programmes (State Institute of Educational Technology, SCERT, UP from 1987 to 2008; and Central Institute of Educational Technology, NCERT from 2008 till date). He has evaluated and produced a large number of media programmes. He had also organized several trainings programmes on script writing and production at RIEs, SIETs, and Universities etc. Prof. Singh is a visiting faculty member of various Universities and Institutes. He has various research papers published in reputed national research journals related to power motivation, impact and management of educational electronic media programmes. Presently he is Professor and Head of Media Production and Engineering Divisions in Central Institute of Educational Technology, NCERT, New Delhi.