Prof BL Sharma has been appointed as the new VC of Rajasthan University. He was previously the Vice Chancellor for Gujarat's Bhavnagar University. He was appointed by acting Rajasthan Governor Shivraj Patil. Prof Sharma is to hold this position for three years. Prof Sharma, 55, who was earlier head of Human Rights Law Department in Law Faculty of Saurashtra University, Rajkot, has been the Bhavnagar University Vice-Chancellor since July last year. With a teaching experience spanning 27 years, he has been associated with several committees of the University Grants Commission.