After completing MBBS from Bangalore Medical College he was selected by AIIMS for post graduate studies in Ophthalmology. He passed his MD ophthalmology in 1993, securing the first rank in the institution. He also got an additional DNB (Diplomate of National Board) Degree in Ophthalmology. He has done his further specialization in Vitreo Retinal and Laser procedures. He has been serving in the field of Ophthalmology for over one decade and has performed over 20,000 eye operations. Dr. Rajashekar possesses sterling credentials in his profession. He has presented innumerable technical papers and demonstrated new microsurgical and laser procedures in various ophthalmic forums. He has also authored several text books of ophthalmology for medical courses. Being a passionate educator, he has given a number of presentations in ocular care for the medical community, in addition to popular TV, radio and on-stage programmes for the mass audience. He has conducted many eye camps and eye education programmes. During his school and college days, he excelled in extracurricular activities too. Apart from literary competitions, he has won many prizes in athletics, chess, etc.