Alumni of and now Mayo College are often referred to as Mayo College Girls School Mayoites, they include Statesmen, Writers, Athletes, Businesspersons, Diplomats, etc.
Jaideep Mehrotra Artist
Since 1967 he has had 18 solo shows and more than 30 Groups to his credit. A pioneer of digital media in Indian art
Shakti Maira Artist
Artist, sculptor and writer. His work is in the
National Gallery of Modern Art and private collections around the world. Author of 'Towards Ananda: Rethinking Indian Art and Aesthetics.'   
Civil Servants [ edit ]
Amber Sen IPS officer
Educated at St. Stephen's College, Delhi University. Formerly Special Secretary,
Research and Analysis Wing and Strategic Intelligence Advisor, National Security Council. His 38-year career focused on issues related to Bangladesh, Pakistan, West Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism, and counter-terrorism.   
JK Dutt IPS officer
Head and Commander
of India's  National Security Guard. Awarded the Police Medal for Gallantry in 1977, Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 1988 and the President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 1997. 
Arup Patnaik IPS officer
Additional Director-General, Commissioner of Police, Mumbai
Maharashtra. Police Medal for Meritorious Service and President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service
K. C. Verma Secretary (Security)
Served as Director General,
Narcotics Control Bureau and Director Research and Analysis Wing, India 
Probir Sen Director,
India International Centre Member of the
Indian Administrative Service. Served as Principal Secretary, Commerce & Industry in the Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, former Chairman & Managing Director of Air India & Indian Airlines
Amitabh Kant IAS officer
CEO Niti AAyog
Conservationists [ edit ]
Diplomats [ edit ]
Media and journalism [ edit ]
Vir Sanghvi Editor
Hindustan Times, Talk-Show Host 
Charu Sharma Anchor
Sports anchor on television
Tunku Varadarajan Editor
Siddharth Varadarajan Editor
Ex-Editor, The Hindu and Visiting Professor of Journalism at the Graduate School of Journalism at the
University of California, Berkeley 
Dhiren Bhagat ( Oxon) Journalist, Poet
Died at 31 in Delhi. Wrote for the
Spectator (London), the Sunday Observer, the Indian Post, and the Illustrated Weekly of India, the Telegraph, the Hindustan Times, the Indian Express, India Today, Sunday, Harpers and Queen, and the London Magazine. Also wrote short stories and poetry. 
Manvendra Singh Member of Parliament, Editor
Ex Assistant Editor,
Royalty [ edit ]
Hari Singh of Jammu & Kashmir The last ruler of J & K (father of
Dr. Karan Singh)
Sawai Man Singh II of Jaipur Erstwhile Maharaja of Jaipur. Ace polo player, Indian Ambassador to
Spain,(married Maharani Gayatri Devi)
Prince Jagat Singh of Jaipur Son of Sawai Man Singh and Gayatri Devi. Schooled at Mayo and at the
HH Maharaja Sawai
Kumar Padmanabh Singh Maharaja of
Ganga Singh GCSI, GCIE, GCVO, GBE, KCB, GCStJ Erstwhile Maharaja of the princely state of
Bikaner from 1888 to 1943. He is widely remembered as a modern reformist visionary, and he was also the only "non-White" member of the British Imperial War Cabinet during World War I.
Maharajkumar of Vizianagram Cricketer and politician. Educated at Mayo College and at
Haileybury and Imperial Service College. Was knighted although he renounced his knighthood after India gained her independence.
Yuvaraja Sri Sir Kanteerava Narasimharaja Wadiyar, GCIE Heir Apparent of the princely state of
Rajendra Singh of Rajpipla Polo player, son of HH Maharaja Sir Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla, Gohil dynasty which traces its lineage to the 6th century A.D.
Nagendra Singh of the State of Dungarpur Born 18 March 1914, was educated at Mayo College, Ajmer, and
Cambridge, England. He obtained his Doctorate in Law from the same university and joined the Indian Civil Service. Appointed a Judge, he later became the Chief Justice of the International Court of Justice at The Hague.
Mahendra Singh Mewar Erstwhile ruler of
Udaipur (Mewar Dynasty)
Rana Arvind Singh Ruler of
Udaipur (Mewar Dynasty)
Kirit Bikram Deb Burman Maharaja of
Tripura (princely state). The second-oldest lineage in the world after the Mikados of Japan 
Prem Singh From the erstwhile royal family of
Brijraj Singh of Kotah From the erstwhile royal family of
Prince Shivraj Singh of Marwar-Jodhpur Prince of the erstwhile Royal Family of
Jodhpur, which can trace its lineage back to 1226 A.D.
Jitendra Singh From the erstwhile royal family of
Princess Shruti Princess of
Nepal. A member of the Shah Dynasty.
Said Bin Taimur The twelfth Sultan of
Pragmulji III of Cutch Present titular head of
Cutch in Gujarat, India
Muhammad Mahabat Khan III GCIE, KCSI Babi Bahadur of
Junagadh. He is credited with a conservation effort that helped ensure the survival of the asiatic lion.  
Politicians [ edit ]
Writers [ edit ]
Vikram Chandra Writer
Wrote Red Earth & Pouring Rain (winner of the
Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book, and the David Higham Prize for Fiction), Sacred Games, etc. (Senior Lecturer in English at the University of California Berkeley 
Indra Sinha, Cantab. Writer
Animal's People, short-listed for the 2007 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and Winner of 2008 Commonwealth Writers Prize for Europe and South Asia; The Death of Mr Love; The Cybergypsies (non-fiction); Tantra (non-fiction); Kama Sutra (Translation)
Ruchir Joshi Writer
Author of The Last Jet-Engine Laugh and of Electric Feather, India's first anthology of erotica.
Sudeep Chakravarti Writer
Author of Tin Fish, a novel set in Mayo College,
and an important non-fiction work Red Sun: Travels in Naxalite Country 
Maroof Raza Defence Analyst, Writer, Educationalist
Defence Correspondent at NDTV and Associate Editor of the Indian Defence Review. Visiting Research Fellow at the War Studies Department of King's College, London. He graduated from
St. Stephens College, King's College London & Cambridge University
Armed Forces [ edit ]
Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM
Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy and the erstwhile Commandant of National Defence College.  
Nathu Singh Rathore Indian Army
The first Lt. General of the Indian Army. He was favoured by Field Marshal
Claude Auchinleck to be the first Indian Army Chief, but declined the position to Jawaharlal Nehru because he felt it would not be fair to supersede his senior General Cariappa.
Lt Gen (Retd)
Ajai Singh, PVSM, AVSM Indian Army
Sanjeev Anand, PVSM, AVSM Indian Army
Former Adjutant General of the Indian Army.
Randhir Singh (Retd.) Indian Army
Aditya Singh Indian Army
C in C, Andamans, C in C Southern Command
HH Maharao Shri
Bhim Singh II Indian Army
Honorary Brigadier in the Indian Army and also Honorary Colonel of the 17 Poona Horse. During the Second World War he was a member of the Viceroy's War Council. Up-Rajpramukh of Rajasthan State 1948/1956. He has also served as India's alternate delegate to the United Nations General Assembly in 1956
Commerce and Industry [ edit ]
Hospitality and drinks
Finance & Banking
Film and theatre [ edit ]
at Suzanne Roshan's The Charcoal Project Launch.
Ajay Mehta Hollywood Actor
TV shows, include
Eli Stone, Sex and the City, Numb3rs, CSI: NY, Modern Family and Outsourced. Played Citigroup CEO, Vikram Pandit, in the TV movie Too Big to Fail, and the leader of India in G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
Tinnu Anand Actor, Film Director
He has worked in more than 100 Bollywood movies.
Vivek Oberoi Actor
Shootout at Lokhandwala, Omkara (2006 film), Yuva, etc.
Rishi Kapoor Actor
Did not graduate. Attended Mayo for less than one year before being transferred to the Campion School in Mumbai due to an illness.
Sagarika Ghatge Actress
Known for her role in
Chak De India
Deeksha Seth Actress
Active performer in Hindi and regional cinema of India
Aamir Raza Hussain Director, Actor
Well known Theatre Personality, Recipient of the
Padma Shree Award
Goldie Behl Director, Producer
He has Directed and written
Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai and Drona (2008 film). He has also Produced London, Paris, New York.
Aditya Lakhia Actor and Director
Has appeared in
Lagaan, Shootout at Lokhandwala, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, etc.
Samir Karnik Director, Producer
Heroes (2008 film), Yamla Pagla Deewana, Kyun! Ho Gaya Na..., etc.
Karan Kundra TV Actor
Lead role in Kitni Mohabbat Hai
Pradip Krishen Filmmaker
Married to Booker Prize–winning author
Arundhati Roy, Krishen read at St Stephens College, New Delhi and at Oxford before teaching History at Delhi University
Rahul Singh Actor
Mayo College Batch of 1990. Has acted in
Zubeidaa, 24 (Indian TV series) and various other plays and films.
Bobby Deol Bollywood Actor
He is a well known actor and is the son of
Priya Wal TV Actress
Known for her role in Remix, CID, Pyar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani.
Vedita Pratap Singh Actress
Bhindi Baazaar Inc. and Mumbai 125 KM
Sportspersons and Athletes [ edit ]
Education [ edit ]
Miscellaneous [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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^ "K C Verma appointed new RAW chief - The Times of India". The Times Of India.
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^ a b http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Gir-celebrates-50-years-as-lions-sole-sanctuary/articleshow/48993610.cms
^ "Biography of Vir Sanghvi from Hindustan Times Luxury Conference". Hindustantimes.in. Archived from the original on 2012-05-31 . Retrieved . 2011-09-09
^ "Biography of Siddharth Varadarajan on Charlie Rose". Charlierose.com. 2006-02-28. Archived from the original on 2012-03-05 . Retrieved . 2011-09-09
^ a b Mordant Masterpiece; Tehelka; September 12, 2012
^ "Members Bioprofile: First Lok Sabha". Lok Sabha website . Retrieved . 2014-06-24
^ The writer as a loner; By Aishwarya Mavinkurve; July 14, 1998; Indian Express Newspaper, Vikram Chandra's Website
^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-08-06 . Retrieved . 2016-06-02
^ Vodafone Czech Republic appoints Balesh Sharma Website
^ Top 50 Hoteliers in India Website
^ Lalit Khaitan's biography from Bloomburg Businesswekk Website
^ Profile of Mr. Karan Grover of Grover Vineyards Ltd. Website
^ Wall Street Journal Interview with Gautam Vir
^ a b "Eton of The East- Indian Express Article on Mayo". Expressindia.com. 2000-12-23 . Retrieved . 2011-09-09
^ "Biography of Siraj Husain, Director's Page, Indian Institute of Astrophysics". Iiap.res.in . Retrieved . 2011-09-09
^ "Jiggs Kalra Interview in The Hindu". Chennai, India: Hindu.com. 2004-12-18 . Retrieved . 2011-09-09
^ "Times of India article on Atul Khanna's Knighthood". Epaper.timesofindia.com . Retrieved . 2011-09-09
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