S.C. Gupta, (born 1937) has a brilliant academic record with Honours in Mathematics (1957), from Punjab University, Post-Graduation in Mathematical Statistics (1959) and Mathematics (1966), both from University of Delhi, and M.S. in Statistics (1971-72) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (U.S.A). Mr. Gupta started his teaching career since July 1960 as a lecturer in the Department of Statistics, Meerut College, Meerut and then as Associate Lecturer in Statistics at I.I.T. Kharagpur. He was an eminent and dedicated faculty member of Hindu College, University of Delhi, since September 1963 and retired as Associate Professor of Statistics in November 2002. Mr. Gupta was a Visiting Scientist at Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta GA, (U.S.A) in 2002. During his teaching career spanning over four decades, Mr. Gupta has taught numerous Statistics courses like Statistical Methodology, Theory of Probability, Probability Distributions, Applied Statistics, Sample Surveys and Sampling Techniques, Design of Experiments, Theory of Estimation and Testing of Hypothesis, etc. at the Under-graduate (Honours) level. He has also been associated with post-graduate teaching at the Department of Statistics, University of Delhi, for over 15 years. A well-established author of international repute, he has written books on Mathematical Statistics, Fundamentals of Statistics, Applied Statistics, Business Statistics, Engineering Mathematics and Matrices, which have been prescribed as text-books/reference books in most of the universities. Reading, writing and teaching are still his main passion.