Vishal studied in Deepalaya Kalkaji Extension School from class I to class X. He passed his Secondary Examination in 2013 from DSKE. After leaving, Deepalaya School, Kalkaji Extension, he completed his senior secondary examination from Rai Sinha Bengali School at Chitranjan Park in 2015 and enrolled for B.com from Delhi Uiversity’s School of Open Learning.
His younger brother and sister were also studying in DSKE but shifted to a nearby Government School after DSKE got its recognition as his father could not afford the school fees of the recognized school. Vishal’s father supplies agarbattis (incense sticks) to shops and households, and his mother works in a cosmetic store.
Deepalaya School Kalkaji Extension celebrated another landmark of success and hard work put in by the students. Achievements of students do not get noticed unless they are acknowledged and celebrated. In view of this, the Prize Distribution ceremony was held on 9th May 2016. It was attended by a galaxy of dignitaries and intellectuals. Dr. Ash Narain Roy from Institute of Social Sciences was the Chief Guest for the ceremony. One of the sponsors Mrs. Maitree Sen, who constituted an award in the memory of her husband, the late Bhaskar Sen), was also present. Amongst others were Dr.Zeba Jairajpuri, Ms. Rachana, Executive Director, Ms. Jaswant Kaur, Director CRM, Ms. Shikha Pal, former Principal DSKE, Mr.T M Abraham, Manager DSKE and Mr. Sakhi John, Board member.