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Old Mayoites

Alumni of Mayo College are known as Old Boys and are sometimes referred to as Old-Mayoites.

A number of students come to Mayo from overseas, including members of royal families from Oman and Nepal. The School has educated two Sultans of Oman and the Late Princess Shruti of Nepal.

The College has educated members of many royal families including (but not limited to) Bikaner, Alwar, Jammu and Kashmir, Kishangarh, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Kotah, etc. H. H. Sawai Man Singh II of Jaipur, Hari Singh of Jammu and Kashmir, Rana Arvind Singh of Mewar, Prince Shivraj Singh of Marwar-Jodhpur and Kirit Bikram Deb Burman: Erstwhile Maharaja of Tripura from the second oldest continuing ruling lineage after the Mikados of Japan.

  Indian Armed Forces v
 
   
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Brigadier Apji Randhir Singh (b 1905): Winner of the Gold Medal at SandHurst, United Kingdom

   
v H.H. Maharao Shri Bhim Singh II: 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
   
v Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Ajai Singh, PVSM, AVSM: Governor of Assam
   
v Aditya Singh: Lt. General in the Indian Army. Appointed as C in C, Andamans.
   
v Randhir Singh: Lt. General of Indian Army (Retd.)
   
v Lt. H.H. Maharaja Rana Sir Shri. Rajendra Singhji Dev Bahadur, 1929/1943 (Of Jhalawar), born 15th July 1900, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and at Oxford, served as a Lieutenant in the Indian Army, keen photographer and poet, he composed poetry under the pen name of 'Sudhakar' and Urdu Shairi using the name of 'Makhmoor'
   
v Brigadier Thakur Pratap Singhji: V.S.M., A.D.C., served in the Indian Territorial Army and later entered politics and served as a Member of Legislative Assembly from Jaitaran Constituency
   
v Late. Lt. Col. Mahendra Pratap Singh of Chittora , 9th Grenadiers
   
v Colonel Pawan Pratap Singh (1982 Batch)
 
 
  Indian Diplomats v
 
   
v K. Natwar Singh: Cantab., Indian Foreign Service, Member of Parliament, Padma Bhushan. Served as Ambassador to Pakistan and as Minister of External Affairs
   
v Gurjit Singh: Ambassador to Ethiopia, Permanent Representative of India to the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
   
v Jitendra Daulat Singh: Former Ambassador to Norway
   
v Inderjeet Singh Masuda: Ambassador to Morocco
   
v Raja Narendra Singh of Sarila, Cantab.: Wrote a book titled "The Shadow of the Great Game, Untold Story of India's Partition" which throws light on some aspects of the partition not known earlier. Has also recently published his autobiography entitled "Once a Prince of Sarila". He has served as the ADC to Lord Mountbatten of Burma, Governor General of India, was India's Ambassador to Spain, Brazil, Libya, Switzerland and France. On retirement, he served as Chairman Emeritus of Nestle India.
 
 
  Commerce & Industry v
 
   
v Ravi Kant: Managing Director of Tata Motors
   
v Anil Sood: Vice President, Strategy and Resource Management, The World Bank (Studied at IIT-Delhi, Cornell University & Harvard Business School, where he graduated at the top of the class as a Baker Scholar)
   
v Vikram Singh Mehta: Served as Chairman, Shell India
   
v Manu Anand: Managing Director, Frito-Lays (PepsiCo India Holdings)
   
v Arvind Wable: Executive Director & CEO, DraftFCB+Ulka Advertising (Indian arm of Foote Cone & Belding Advertising), graduated from St. Stephens College, Delhi School of Economics & IIM-A
   
v Surendra Daulat Singh: Former Banker (BBME, Grindlays, etc.), C.E.O. Executive Search
   
v Arun Sahu: Managing Director of Goldman Sachs Japan, in Tokyo.
   
v Arun Keswani: ING Americas, Asst. Vice President, Asset Management Division.
   
v Saurav Adhikari: CEO HCL Infinet
   
v Pranaam Wahi: Country Head, DSB.
   
v Abhishek Mathur: Owner of Magic Feet Canada, Toronto based Event Management Company
   
v Pradeep Saxena: Ex Managing Director & CEO, ING Barings, India
   
v Harpal Duggal: Former CEO, Standard Chartered Bank, India
   
v Anand Sagar Bhatia: Former Executive Director of the State Trading Corporation of India & Former Chairman of the Cement Corporation of India
   
v Anand Sagar Bhatia: Former Executive Director of the State Trading Corporation of India & Former Chairman of the Cement Corporation of India
   
v Rohit Arora: Managing Director-India, The GEA Group
   
v Gautam Vir: CEO, Development Credit Bank (Graduated from IIM-A and worked at Bank of America and City)
   
v P.J. Nayak: Chairman and Managing Director, Axis Bank
   
v Yogen Dalal: Venture Capitalist, Managing Director of the Mayfield Fund, PhD, Stanford University, B. Tech, IIT-Bombay.
 
 
  Conservationists v
 
   
v Dr. Bentval Ravindra Prabhu: Awarded the Queen's Award for Forestry by Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace
   
v Vikram Najappa: Naturalist
   
v V.P. Singh Badnore: Member of Parliament. Chairman of the Task Force on Forest & Wildlife Management by the Govt. of Rajasthan. He has recently put in a very comprehensive report on the revival of Sariska which also deals with the saving and protection of tigers in Rajasthan. He has recently been given the position of the Chairman of the Steering Committee to implement the report.
 
 
  Education v
 
   
v Siraj Hasan: D. Phil, Oxon Director of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
   
v Subhash Bhatnagar: Ex Dean of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad. Served on the Board of IIM-A
   
v Harsh Wall: Headmaster, The Lawrence School, Lovedale
   
v R.K. Rajendra Deo Singh of Poonch: Member of the Board of Delhi Public School, Doon School &Mayo College, Ex Principal of DPS Mathura Rd.
   
v Vijay Kapur: Professor of Marketing, Sales and Strategic Management in Faculty of Management Studies, New Delhi (Ex Indian Administrative Service Officer, earned his BA Hons and MBA from St. Stephens College and Faculty of Management Studies respectively and his PhD in a record three & a half year time frame from the University of South Carolina
   
v Suresh Mathur: Principal of The British School, New Delhi, the Founder Principal of the Army Public School, Dagshai and Principal of Our Own English High School in Dubai. He was Director of Education of a number of schools in the Varkey Group and also Chairman of the Council of C.B.S.E. affiliated Schools in the Gulf.
   
v Vijay Daulet Singh: Chairman, Governing Body, Institute of Technology & Management, Gurgaon
   
v Ravi Bapna: Executive Director of the Centre for Information Technology and the Networked Economy (CITNE) at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. He was a faculty member at the College of Business Administration at Northeastern University where he was given the Philip McDonald Curriculum Innovation Award
   
v Dinesh Bhatnagar, Bursar, Mayo College, Ajmer
 
 
  Economists v
 
   
v Dr. Sushil Wadhwani: Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee. Former London School of Economics Reader (7 years), he was appointed a full-time independent member of the Monetary Policy Committee after various private sector roles including Director, Equity Strategy at Goldman Sachs.
   
v Dr. Yashwant Thorat: Served as Chief General Manager & Executive Director at the Reserve Bank of India & as Managing Director of NABARD
   
v Dr. Rakesh Mohan: Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
 
 
  Film & Theatre v
 
   
v Ajay Mehta: Indian American actor
   
v Tinnu Anand: Actor, Film Director
   
v Vivek Oberoi: Actor Bobby Deol
   
v Sagarika Ghatge: Actress
   
v Amir Raza Hussein: Well known Theatre Personality, Recipient of the Padma Shree Award
   
v Goldie Behl: Film Producer
   
v Samir Karnik: Film Director
   
v Heeraz Marfatia: Filmmaker, 'Birju', which won awards at Sundance Film Festival & the Berlin Film Festival
   
v Rukhshida David: Assistant Director (Marigold, Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love and Bluffmaster)
   
v Imran Mashkoor Khan (Millee, Kulvadhu, Dil se Dosti and 50 Day War a production by Amir Raza Hussein)
 
 
  Law v
 
   
v Justice Dalip Singh Kunadi: Judge of the Rajasthan High Court
   
v Mr. Sharat S. Javali: Advocate, Supreme Court of India.
   
v Justice Kamaljeet Singh Garewal: Judge, Punjab High Court
   
v Justice Ashutosh Mohanta: Judge, Haryana High Court
   
v Ashok Sagar: Lawyer, Supreme Court of India and Senior Partner of Kachwaha & Partners, a prominent New Delhi based law firm.
   
v Mr. Samir Ali Khan (Lawyer in Supreme Court Delhi)
 
 
  Others v
 
   
v Jiggs Kalra: Celebrity Chef
   
v Raghuvendra Rathore from the Royal Family of Jodhpur – famous Fashion Designer from India
   
v Dr. Ambuj Choudhary: Senior Consultant, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery at Fortis Healthcare
   
v Dr. Amit Goyal: Named as one of the world's Top 100 Innovators by MIT. He is a Corporate Fellow and Distinguished Scientist and also a Distinguished Inventor at Oak Ridge National Lab., the leading high-tech. R&D center in the US. He works on Advanced Electronic Materials such as Superconductors. Among the numerous national and international awards he has received is the "Pride of India" Gold Award (sponsored by the NRI Institute) from the Ambassador of India in 2007.
   
v Charu Sharma: Sports anchor on television
   
v Sanjay Puri: Renowned Architect
   
v Ajay Singh Peelwa: Artist
   
v Thakur Ranbir Singh: Executive Secretary of Bharatiya Natya Sangh 1962/1965, Vice Chairman of Rajasthan Sangeet Natak Academy for two terms, Cultural Advisor to the Government of Mauritius 1976/1981
   
v Atul Khanna: Knight, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland. Founder and Chairman of the Board of Systems Biology Worldwide, he was awarded by the President of the Republic of Finland.
 
 
  Indian Police Services v
 
   
v J.K. Dutt: National Security Guard Commander, head of India's National Security Guard. Awarded the Police Medal for Gallantry in 1977, Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 1988 and the Presidents Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 1997.
   
v Late Jaspal Singh: Director of the Police Training Institute at Hyderabad
   
v K.C. Verma: Director General of Police, Narcotics Control Bureau
   
v Ajay Saxena: Inspector General of Police, Uttaranchal
   
v Arup Patnaik: Additional Director General of the Highway Police, Maharashtra
   
v Ajay Kumar: (Batch of 1967) Winner of the President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service
   
v Omendra Bhardwaj: (Batch of 1969) Additional DGP, Anti-Corruption Bureau, Rajasthan
 
 
  Sportspersons and Athletes v
 
   
v Lokendra Singh Ghanerao: Captain of the Indian Polo Team at the World Cup
   
v Apji Vijai Singh: Represented India in Polo tournaments in Australia, Brunei, Nigeria and USA
   
v Arun Lal: Cricketer and Sports Commentator
 
 
  Writers v
 
   
v Vikram Chandra: Author. Wrote Red Earth & Pouring Rain (winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book and the David Hingham Prize for Fiction), Sacred Games, etc. (Senior Lecturer in English at the University of California Berkeley)
   
v Indra Sinha, Cantab.: Author, Animal's People (shortlisted for the 2007 Man Booker Prize for Fiction), The Death of Mr. Love, The Cybergypsies (non-fiction), Tantra (non-fiction), Kama Sutra (Translation)
   
v Sudeep Chakravarti: Author of Tin Fish, a novel set in Mayo College and an important non-fiction work Red Sun: Travels in Naxalite Country
   
v Raja Narendra Singh of Sarila, Cantab.: Wrote a book titled "The Shadow of the Great Game, Untold Story of India's Partition" which throws light on some aspects of the partition not known earlier. Has also recently published his autobiography entitled "Once a Prince of Sarila". He has served as the ADC to Lord Mountbatten of Burma, Governor General of India, was India's Ambassador to Spain, Brazil, Libya, Switzerland and France. On retirement, he served as Chairman Emeritus of Nestle India.
   
v Lt. H.H. Maharaja Rana Sir Shri Rajendra Singhji Dev Bahadur Of Jhalawar, Oxon.:, born 15th July 1900, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and at Oxford University, served as a Lieutenant in the Indian Army, keen photographer and poet, he composed poetry under the pen name of 'Sudhakar' and Urdu Shairi using the name of 'Makhmoor'
   
v Airavat Singh: Wrote 'Op Kartikeya - Round Five in South Asia'. The book is a military thriller set in the Indian Sub-continent & describes events leading up to a war between India & Pakistan in 2005.
   
v A.S. Bhatia: The first "commoner" to attend Mayo College. Wrote "Mayo College-The heritage school"
   
v Major Maroof Raza: Defense Analyst, Writer, Educationist. Authored two books, "Low-Intensity Conflicts" & "Wars and No Pace over Kashmir" He was Defence Correspondent at NDTV as well as Associate Editor of the Indian Defense Review. Currently, he is Middlesex University's Regional Director (South Asia) and a 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
 
 
 

 

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