Sheetal Rajput was born in a Dogra Rajput family in Jammu. Her father, Dalip Singh is a retired State Administrative Services Officer and her mother, Parveen is a retired lecturer. She completed her Masters in Science from Jammu University in 1998 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication in 1999.
Sheetal started her career as a trainee reporter with Zee News in 2000 where she undertook national and international assignments.
Sheetal Rajput is an Indian TV journalist.
She has since reported from conflict zones in India as well as abroad, reporting on the J&K elections, covering the devastation caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, the devastation by flash floods in Uttarakhand in June 2013, the terror shadowed elections in Pakistan in May 2013, Lok Sabha polls in 2014, floods in Kashmir, the standoff at Indo-Pak border in Jammu and the Indian Prime Minister’s much talked-about trips to USA, Australia and Nepal.
Sheetal Rajput is married to Amit Palit, a journalist with NDTV and has a daughter named Naaisha (b. 2011).