Ajay Bhatnagar (IPS Officer) Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Ajay Bhatnagar is a 1989 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Jharkhand cadre. On 28 June 2023, he was appointed as the Special Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) until his retirement on 20 November 2024.


Ajay Bhatnagar was born on Wednesday, 18 November 1964 (age 58 years; as in 2022) in Delhi. Their zodiac sign is Scorpio. Soon after completing his graduation, he earned a master’s degree in economics.

Physical Appearance

Height (Approx): 5′ 8″

Hair Color: Gray

Eye colour: black


parents and siblings

There is not much information about his parents.

wife and children

Ajay Bhatnagar is married and his wife’s name is Vandana Bhatnagar. She works as an officer in Indian Railways.


Ajay Bhatnagar is an experienced IPS officer who has held important positions in Jharkhand Police. He has served as ADG (Headquarters), ADG of CID and DIG of Special Branch at Police Headquarters in Jharkhand. He has also served as Superintendent of Police (SP) in Hazaribagh. Apart from his service in Jharkhand Police, Ajay Bhatnagar has also served with CRPF, NPA and CISF.

The headquarters of the Central Bureau of India is in New Delhi

The headquarters of the Central Bureau of India is in New Delhi

Awards, Honors, Achievements

  • On 15 August 2016, Ajay Bhatnagar earned the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPMDS) for his exceptional contribution to the Jharkhand Police Force.
  • In 2010, Ajay Bhatnagar was awarded the President’s Police Medal (PMMS).
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Facts/General Knowledge

  • In January 2010, Ajay’s wife Vandana filed a complaint of pickpocketing with the police. According to police, the wife of a high-ranking CISF officer Ajay Bhatnagar was targeted by pickpockets in the capital. The incident occurred at Select City Mall in Saket, South Delhi, when the couple was shopping. A police officer told the media that when Vandana and her husband reached near a shop, they saw that her purse was open. This made him feel uneasy, so he decided to investigate. Soon, he discovered that his credit card and cash were missing. The officer said,

    The couple had gone to the mall on Sunday. During the shopping, Vandana had her credit card and Rs 5,500 taken out from her purse.

  • On 24 January 2018, Ajay Bhatnagar was given the role of Joint Director in CBI. In January 2020, he was promoted to the position of Additional Director within the agency.
    Ajay Bhatnagar's appointment letter

    Ajay Bhatnagar’s appointment letter

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