Master of Pharmacy, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Shivaji University, Maharashtra, 2009.
Research and Development executive Lupin Laboratory, Aurangabad, India. Senior lecturer MGV's Pharmacy College, Nashik, India, 1999—2002. Assistant professor Sinhgad College Pharmacy, Pune, India, 2002—2009, professor, since 2009.
Volunteer Blind School, Pune. Member of Association Pharmacy Teachers India (ladies representative 2006-2008).
Married Makarand Krishnakumar Avachat, June 24, 1991. Children: Charul Makarand, Meghana Makarand.