Ankit completed mhis graduation from the Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI) in 2015, after which he joined the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) for Masters in Aerospace Engg where he started his research journey in computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Ankit worked for a year as a Lecturer before commencing his joint PhD degree in 2018 at the IIT Kanpur and the UniMelb to pursue his research career in geophysical fluid dynamics (GFD).