Rajput attended St. Karen's High School in Patna and Kulachi Hansraj Model School in New Delhi. He ranked seventh in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) and secured admission in the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) class in Delhi Technological University which was earlier known as Delhi College of Engineering. He was also a National Olympiad Winner in Physics. In all, he cleared as many as eleven engineering entrance exams, including that for the ISM Dhanbad. However, he completed only three years of the four-year course before dropping out to pursue an acting career.