Kejriwal, an IITian himself was an engineering student in IIT Kharagpur. He also cleared the Indian Revenue Services exams and was an income tax commissioner. He went on a leave to join social services.
His wife too is a civil servant. Harshita and his brother are excellent in academics. They even shifted base from their Ghaziabad house when Kejriwal
became the New Delhi chief minister. Bur when he resigned from the post, he was asked to vacate the government flat.
Kejriwal had then footed the rent of the flat, agreeing to vacate after daughter's exams. Moreover, when Harshita wrote the IIT exams, Arvind Kejriwal was in jail serving the term in Nitin Gadkari defamation case.