Hon'ble Justice Sri Satish Chandra Sharma is born on 30th November, 1961 at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh to Sri B. N. Sharma and Smt. Shanti Sharma. Dr. B. N. Sharma apart from being known as a well established agriculturalist was also a renowned professor of Jabalpur University and subsequently the Vice Chancellor of Barkatullah University, Bhopal. Smt. Shanti Sharma was a Principal in Maharani Lakshmibai Higher Secondary School and also worked as District Education Officer at Jabalpur.
Justice Sri Satish Chandra Sharma started schooling from Christ Church Boys Higher Secondary School and passed 10th standard and 12th standard from Central School, Jabalpur. Enrolled as a student of Bachelor of Science in 1979 at Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar. Secured degree of Bachelor of Science in the year 1981 with distinction in three subjects. Awarded National Merit Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies. Enrolled as a student of law in Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar in 1981. Graduated as topper of the class and obtained LL.B. degree in 1984 with three university Gold Medals.
Justice Sri Satish Chandra Sharma enrolled his name as an advocate on 01-09-1984. Practiced in Constitutional, Service, Civil and Criminal matters before the High Court of Madhya Pradesh at Jabalpur. Was appointed Additional Central Government Counsel on 28-05-1993 and was appointed senior panel counsel by Government of India on 28-06-2004. In 2003, he was designated as a Senior Advocate by the High Court of Madhya Pradesh at the age of 42 years – he was one of the youngest among the senior advocates of Madhya Pradesh High Court.
Hon’ble Justice was elevated as a Judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court on 18th January, 2008. Appointed as a Permanent Judge on 15th January, 2010. Justice S. C. Sharma is an avid reader and is also known for his contributions to various Universities. He is associated with National Law universities. He is also on the Advisory Board of National Law Institute University, Bhopal and has published numerous research articles and papers. Later, Hon’ble Justice was transferred to Karnataka High Court and took charge as Judge of Karnataka High Court on 04.01.2021 and later assumed charge as the Acting Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court on 31.08.2021.
Hon'ble Justice Sri Satish Chandra Sharma took oath as Chief Justice, High Court for the State of Telangana on 11.10.2021.