Aruna is from Prembalur, Tamil Nadu, India. Her Parents are uneducated and work for a farm owner.
The farm owner and her uncles helped Aruna & her brother (12th grade - computer science branch) continue their education. Without any special tutoring, She earned an exemplary rank in her secondary school, scoring a cut off of 195.5/200 and secured admission in an engineering school in Coimbatore. She stays in a hostel and visits home on weekends & holidays. She participates in various Quiz competitions and prepares for the competition by going to nearby libraries.
Her career goal is to explore civil services. She is also interested to explore masters on Energy and Agriculture.