Personal Information

Personal Information

Full name

  • Rajiv Pant
  • राजीव पंत  
  •  潘睿哲

How to pronounce my full name

  • raa-JEEV pu-nt
  • JEEV sounds like: leave.
  • pu-nt sounds like: hunt.
  • IPA: /ˈrɑːdʒiːv ˈpʌnt/ (ASCII: ra:dZi:v p^nt)

Given name

  • Rajiv
  • राजीव  
  •  睿哲

Family name

  • Pant
  • पंत  
  •  潘


  • बेटुल
  • Betul

My Grandmother gave me my nickname by combining Hindi and Sanskrit terms to mean a loved son.

Preferred Pronouns



October 16

Family & Home

Places I’ve called home

  • Manhattan, New York City
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • San Francisco Bay Area, California
  • Philadelphia & Ardmore, Pennsylvania
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Campus, New Delhi, India
  • Bhowali, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India



  • English
  • Hindi हिंदी

Not fluent

  • Urdu (can understand and speak, but not read nor write)
  • Spanish (learning)
  • Mandarin Chinese (aspire to learn)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (can read and write the script, but do not speak nor understand the words)