He finished his B.A (Hons.) in English Literature from Hindu College, with a second rank at the Univ. of Delhi with two merit scholarships and many academic distinctions such as the Ishwar Chandra Memorial Prize. In 2011. he was chosen as the only nominee from English  department to the Commonwealth Scholarship programme by the Government of India.

On the extracurricular front, he has earned laurels for himself in public-speaking events, especially Model United Nations Conferences.

He is a self-confessed Francophile (an advanced level learner of French), and a psychoanalysis-geek. He aspires to be an academic and a practising psychoanalyst in future. He will be pursuing Literature and Psychoanalysis at University of Warwick.