Bachelor, Lucknow University, 1961. Master of Arts in Psychology, Lucknow University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University Gorakhpur, India, 1975.
Lecturer, assistant professor Lucknow University, 1963—1965, University Gorakhpur (India), 1966—1967. Research associate Florida State University, Tallahasee, 1968—1970. Lecturer University Gorakhpur (India), 1970—1981, reader, associate professor, 1981—1991.
Professor DDU University Gorakhpur, since 1991, chair psychology department, 1995—2005. Assistant dean students DDU Gorakhpur (India), 1977—1989, provost girls hostel, 1995—2000, dean faculty of arts, 2003—2005.
Consultant, collaborator Indian Space Research, Ahmedabad, India, 1985—1995. Member advisory board Life Insurance Corporation India, 1989—1993. Consultant child prostitution-prevention Directorate of Women's Welfare, Lucknow, India, 1997.
Consultant National Social Welfare, Gorakhpur, India, 1999—2004. Member of International Positive Psychology Association (charter member 2008), Women's Help Center University (coordinator since 2005), National Academy Psychology (executive committee 2000-2004), Women's Club Sarvodaya (president since 2006).
Married Ram Autar Agarwal, May 9, 1965. Children: Anupam, Siddhartha.