Chetan was born in New Delhi to a typical middle class Punjabi family. His father was in the army and his mother was a government employee in the agricultural department. He has a younger sibling named Ketan Bhagat who works with Oracle in Mumbai.
Chetan's education was mostly in Delhi. He attended the Army Public School (1978–1991), Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi and then studied Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) Delhi (1991–1995). He graduated from the Indian Institute of Management(IIM) Ahmedabad (1995–1997), where he was named "The Best Outgoing Student". After graduation he worked as an investment banker in Hong Kong. He had been working in Hong Kong for 9 years before shifting to Mumbai to pursue his passion for writing. He has written 4 books ...» read full biography