Vishal Rai pursued B.Arch. from Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur and M.Planning (Urban Planning) from School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi, in the year 2005 and 2008 respectively.
He specializes in the field of urban development. He has served as Assistant Professor at GGSIP University, National Institute Technology, Patna and has a teaching experience of 10 years.
He joined Department of Architecture and Planning, IGDTUW, Delhi, in Dec. 2016. He has experience of projects pertaining to urban development and rural development which also include projects pertaining to financial inclusion and women empowerment.