FLAME University


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Prof. Neeta Sharma
Senior Academic Specialist - French
Email: neeta.sharma@flame.edu.in
PhD in Education from MIT-ADT University, Pune, M.Phil (D.E.A), MA French Literature, Linguistics, Interpretation and Translation

Currently a Professor at FLAME University, Pune, Neeta Sharma has over 36 years of experience in education, pedagogy and teaching across India, France and Canada. She completed her PhD from the MIT ADT University Pune. She obtained her MPhil degree from the Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris after her MA in French Literature, Linguistics, Interpretation and Translation from the Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. She is a specialized simultaneous and consecutive interpreter having earned a degree from the Paris School of Interpretation & Translation (ESIT). She also has a Teacher's degree for teaching French outside France from the International Centre of Pedagogical Studies, Sèvres, France. She has also acquired a degree in Didactics of Language (DDL), Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III, France. In addition, Neeta Sharma has obtained several certificates from Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III, France in subjects like French Stylistics, History of Art and Film Analysis.

Besides her core professional role of teaching French, Neeta Sharma has also held several posts in the FLAME University, including those of CHAIR, Internal Complaints Committee (ICC), CHAIR, Disciplinary Committee (DISCOM), CHAIR, Student Activities and Affairs Committee, MEMBER, International Relations Committee and MEMBER, Women’s Cell. She has also been mentoring UG students from 2015-2020 and has also been a Mentor of the Discover India Programme (DIP) from 2012 t0 2017.

Prominent among Awards conferred upon Neeta Sharma include Best New Business of the Year 2008 by the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, Canada for her entrepreneurship as the Director of ‘Learna’, a Tutoring Centre. She also won the Award of the Best DIP Group 2016-2017.

During a career as an Educationist spanning more than three and a half decades, Neeta Sharma was the Head of the Department (French as a Second Language) at Algonquin College, one of the largest professional colleges of Canada (2003 to 2008). On behalf of the Department of the Foreign Affairs and International Trade, she was the Canada-India Resource Person to sensitize the diplomats, visiting business delegations on being culturally effective while in India. She also served as a Language Evaluation manager with the Canadian Foreign Service Institute (CFSI/CFSL – 2001 -2003) as well as the Pedagogy Consultant at the Foreign Language Institute of Ottawa (1999 – 2001).

Neeta Sharma has teaching experience of over 25 years in India and 13 years in Canada. In Canada, she was a French Evaluator for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), Ottawa, Canada (2001 - 2003), French Professor at the University of Ottawa, Canada (1998 - 20000, Professor at the Algonquin College, Ottawa Canada (2003 -2011) and Hindi Instructor (1999 – 20010).

In India, she was a French Professor at the Delhi University, Faculty Of Arts, Delhi (1986 – 1990) and Jesus & Mary College, New Delhi (1990 – 1998).

Neeta Sharma worked as worked as English-French and French-English simultaneous and consecutive interpreter at numerous international conferences held by Governmental and Non-Governmental Agencies as well as International Conferences in India and France. She also translated a vast number of literary, scientific, medical, business, technical, commercial and legal documents from English-French and French-English.

In terms of linguistic skills, Neeta Sharma has Complete fluency in written and conversational English, Complete fluency in written and conversational French, Complete fluency in written and conversational Hindi, Advanced knowledge of written and conversational Marathi, Intermediate knowledge of written and conversational Spanish and Basic knowledge of German and Mandarin.


  • En bons termes 1, Pearson Education Canada Inc, 2004, custom edition for Algonquin College

  • En bons termes 2, Pearson Education Canada Inc, 2004, custom edition for Algonquin College

  • Answer Key, En bons termes 1, Pearson Education Canada Inc, 2005

  • Answer Key, En bons termes 2, Pearson Education Canada Inc, 2005


  • National Seminar on Early Childhood Care and Education in collaboration with ICSSR, New Delhi (Pune, 25-26 September 2018)
    Title of Paper presented: "Early Childhood Care and Education with Special Focus on Equality of the Girl Child"

  • National Conference on Indian Constitution, Judiciary and Women Empowerment, Mumbai (21 February 2019)
    Title of Paper presented: "The Police and its Role in Controlling Crime Against Women"

  • Read a paper on “Role of Languages in Higher Education” at the International Partnership Conference in Ravensburg, Germany, on May 18-21, 2015.