Rattan Sehgal has been writing poetry since his college days. What began as a college hobby is now his full-time job and passion after his retirement. He holds a masters in Archaeology and M.Phil. in History. He did research in his field of study and presented the papers in various seminars and conferences. He has also been an active member of Jammu and Kashmir State Badminton Association. Apart from being a sports enthusiast and an avid reader, he enjoys guiding students for their career development by assessing their interests and abilities.