July 15, 2024
VIkas Divyakirti

Vikas Divyakirti

Vikas Divyakirti is a well known teacher, IAS trainer, founder and director of IAS coaching center of Drishti IAS.

Born26 December 1973
BirthplaceBhiwani, Haryana
Real NameVikash Divyakirti
Height5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
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MotherUpdated soon
WifeDr. Taruna Verma


Vikas Divyakirti was born on 26 December 1973 in Haryana, India. He is around 50 years as of year 2023.



Vikas Divyakirti belongs to an educated family. Both his parents, his mother and father, are teachers by profession. His father is a Hindi literature teacher at Maharshi Dayanand College in Rohtak, Haryana, while his mother was a school teacher in Bhiwani, Haryana. He also has two brothers.

Vikas Divyakirti is married to Dr. Tanuja Verma, who is the Managing Director at Drishti IAS. They have a son named Satwik Divyakirti.


Vikas Divyakirti completed his schooling from Saraswati Shishu Mandir in Bhiwani, Haryana. He pursued a BA in History from Zakir Husain Delhi College and went on to earn an MA in Hindi Literature and Sociology. Additionally, he successfully completed his M.Phil, LLB, and Ph.D. degrees, and also done a postgraduation degree in English to Hindi translation.



He started his career by preparing for UPSC at the age of 22, in 1996, Vikas Divyakirti appeared for the IAS exam and achieved a rank of 384. This was his first attempt at the exam, and he scored a total of 1169 marks. Unfortunately, due to a medical issue, he was not selected for the CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) position.

VIkas Divyakirti
VIkas Divyakirti

However, he did get selected for the CSS (Central Secretariat Service) at the Home Ministry level. After working for 8-10 months in the CSS job at the Ministry of Home affairs, he decided to resign.

After his initial attempt, Vikas Divyakirti appeared for the UPSC examination for the second time. However, he was unable to qualify for the mains.

During this period, he decided to pursue his Ph.D. Subsequently, while pursuing his Ph.D., he made his third attempt at the UPSC examination but was unable to clear the interview round. In the meantime, he also taught at DAV College for four months while preparing for his third UPSC attempt.

In 1 November 1999((Youtube)), Vikas founded Drishti IAS Coaching Classes in Delhi, catering to UPSC aspirants. He gained popularity for his distinctive teaching style, particularly in the subject of Philosophy, which he taught for over 20 years. There are small videos available on YouTube that showcase his teaching approach in philosophy.

Additionally, Vikas Divyakirti authored the book titled “Nibandh Drishti.”

In 2015, he tried his hand at politics and contested the Resident Welfare Associations (RWA) election in his locality in Delhi which he won.

Social Media

YouTubeDrishti IAS10.5M Subscribers
YouTubeVikas Divyakirti2.36M Subscriber
VIkas Divyakirti
VIkas Divyakirti

Vikas Divyakirti Net Worth

Talking about the net worth of Vikas Divyakirti, a founder of Drishti IAS is around $1 Million which is around Rs 8 Crore in Indian Currency.


He is founder and teacher at Drishti IAS which makes a good sources of income. Vikas Divyakirti has 7 channels in youtube out of which Vikas Divyakirti , Drishti IAS English , Drishti Cuet Hindi, Drishti IAS Shorts .His personal channel is Vikas Divyakirti in which he expresses his views, and reflects on current events.

Net Worth$1.5 Million
=Net Worth In Indian Rupees12 Crore INR +
Monthly Income And Salary7-8 Lakhs +
Yearly Income70-80 Lakhs +
Income SourceCoaching

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What is age of Vikas Divyakirti?
Ans. Vikas Divyakirti is 50 years old.

2. Where is Vikas Divyakirti from?
Ans. Vikas Divyakti from Bhiwani, Haryana.

4. What is net worth of Vikas Divyakirti?
Ans. Vikas Divyakirti net worth is 8 Crore.

5. Who is the wife of Vikas Divyakirti?
Ans. Dr. Tanuja Verma is the wife of Vikas Divyakirti.

6. Who is the Founder of Drishti IAS?`
Ans. Vikas Divyakirti is the Founder of Drishti IAS.

7. When was the first attempt of IAS of Vikas Divyakirti?
Ans. In 1996 at the age of 22 he appeared first time in IAS exam.

8. When was the Drishti IAS founded?
Ans. On 1 November 1999 Drishti IAS founded in Delhi.

9. What is the monthly income of Vikas Divyakirti?
Ans. Vikas Divyakirti monthly income is around 7-8 lakhs rupees.


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