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Dr Vikas Divyakirti Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Dr Taruna Verma
Education: Ph.D.
Age: 48 Years

Dr Vikas Divyakirti

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)IAS trainer, Author, Lecturer
Famous forHis Hindi coaching classes for UPSC aspirants
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 December 1973 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2021)48 Years
BirthplaceHaryana, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownHaryana, India
SchoolSaraswati Shishu Mandir, Haryana
College/UniversityDelhi University
Educational Qualification(s)• BA in History
• MA in Hindi Literature and Sociology
• M. Phil
• LLB
• Ph.D.
• A Postgraduate degree in English to Hindi translation [1]Facebook- Dr Vikas Divyakirti
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseDr. Taruna Verma (MD at Drishti- The Vision)
Dr Vikas Divyakirti and his wife
ChildrenSon- Satwik Divyakirti
Dr Vikas Divyakirti with his wife and son
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (professor of Hindi Sahitya at the Delhi University)
Mother- Name Not Known (professor of Hindi Sahitya at the Delhi University)
Dr Vikas Divyakirti's parents
Favourites
FoodChana Bhatura
BeverageTea
Holiday DestinationKashmir

Dr Vikas Divyakirti

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dr Vikas Divyakirti

  • Does Dr Vikas Divyakirti drink alcohol?: Yes

    Dr Vikas Divyakirti during a party

    Dr Vikas Divyakirti during a party

  • Dr Vikas Divyakirti is an Indian writer, IAS trainer, and lecturer.
  • He is the director and founder of the Drishti IAS Coaching Classes in Delhi.
  • Vikas grew up in a middle-class family in Haryana.
  • He was a brilliant student and since childhood desired to serve the nation.
  • He cleared the UPSC examination in his first attempt in 1996 and became an IAS officer.
  • After becoming an IAS officer, Vikas was assigned to the Ministry of Home Affairs. He served the post for a year and subsequently, resigned from his job as he wanted to teach the students at Delhi University.
  • In 1999, Vikas founded the Drishti IAS Coaching Classes in Delhi for the UPSC aspirants.

    Dr Vikas Divyakirti at his institute

    Dr Vikas Divyakirti at his institute

  • He wanted to provide his lectures in a simplified manner so that it could be understandable by each and every student, so, Vikas decided to deliver his lectures in Hindi.
  • His unique teaching style made him very popular among the UPSC students.
  • He is the editor of the current affairs monthly magazine called the ‘Drishti Current Affairs Today.’

    Drishti Current Affairs Today

    Drishti Current Affairs Today

  • Vikas has also authored the book ‘Nibandh Drishti.’

    Dr Vikas Divyakirti's book 'Nibandh Drishti'

    Dr Vikas Divyakirti’s book ‘Nibandh Drishti’

  • He owns a YouTube channel named ‘Drishti IAS’ which was started in 2017. He uploads videos related to study material for UPSC, lectures on different topics, and exam preparation strategies videos on his channel. As of 2021, the channel has around 6 million subscribers.

  • In his spare time, he has a habit of writing a personal diary. He also enjoys reading new books.
  • Vikas is fond of animals and has a pet dog.

    Dr Vikas Divyakirti and his pet dog

    Dr Vikas Divyakirti and his pet dog

  • The subsects of his interest are Psychology, Philosophy, Social Issues, Cinema Studies, and Political Science.

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