Ajit was born in Rasikpur, a small village in hilly East Singhbhum, Jharkhand, India before moving to Kolkata, where he spent rest of his childhood and teenage years. From young age he was interested in making and breaking things. So, after completing his schooling from Baranagar Vidyamandir he did engineering in Optoelectronics at the University of Calcutta. Then he moved to Europe to pursue higher studies in Physics and Optics. He spent a year in France and now he studies at KIT. He has keen interest in Microscopy & Ultrafast optics, and he wants to gain more experience in These fields.
Ajit likes to watch and play cricket, football as well as indoor games like pool and table tennis. He also likes hiking & cycling and he takes his leisure times for painting and harmonica.