Akhil is a Forensic Psychologist. He has done his graduation in Applied Psychology from the University of Delhi, where worked on his project "Parenting styles and Proneness to Developing Antisocial Personality Disorder", and completed his Post-graduation from National Forensic Sciences University, Gujarat. For his Masters' project, he proposed a new possible algorithm for assessing Experiential and Non-experiential knowledge by looking at the coherence patterns in EEG. He has written many papers on a wide range of topics within psychology and presented them at many national and international conferences. He has worked as a Scientific Officer at Sherlock Institute of Forensic Sciences, and has also worked at Fortis, Delhi, and the Directorate of Forensic Sciences, Gujarat. He also plays chess in his free time and has a peak rating of 1700 Elo points.