Baba Gurinder Singh ji Maharaj became the successor of Maharaj Charan Singh Ji June 1, 1990.At that time he was 36 year old. He was the second youngest person after Maharaj Charan Singh Ji who become the successor at so early age. Maharaj Charan Singh was 35 yrs old at the time of appointment
The family of Baba Gurinder Singh Ji Maharaj is basically from a traditional agricultural society of Punjab, India. He took education in Lawrence School, Sanawar, Simla Hills, Himachal Pradesh, that was the one of the best educational institution of India and obtained his Bachelors of Commerce from Punjab University, Chandigarh.
He was working in spain before he came back to India to accept his nomination as the next spiritual head of RSSB in 1990.