Nehal Chudasama was crowned Miss Universe India 2018 by outgoing titleholder Shraddha Shashidhar. Prior to the Miss Universe India competition, Chudasama participated in the Miss Diva 2018 competition and received the crown as well as the additional titles of Miss Body Beautiful and Anything but Ordinary Diva. Later in the year Chudasama auditioned for the title Femina Miss Gujarat and placed among the top 3 finalists.
Chudasama has expressed interests in modeling and fitness prior to her crowning. Chudasama is an avid dancer and often posts about her interests in cooking and food exploration throughout her social media platforms. Chudasama often speaks about hard work and advocates for young women to follow their dreams – whatever they may be – as soon as they are able to begin working towards them.
Chudasama is current state at the Thakur College of Science and Commerce. In addition to her interests in modeling, she is studying to become an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer.