Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in Plant Breeding and Genetics with honors, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India, 1986. Master of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Delhi, 1994.
Research scientist, adjunct faculty The Energy and Resources Institute, Delhi, 1991—2001. Reader and chairman department biotechnology Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, 2001—2006, professor department biotechnology India, since 2006. Lecturer, scientist plant molecular biology department University Delhi South Campus, 1993—1995.
Postdoctoral scientist department biological science University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1995—1996. Postdoctoral scientist department crop science North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1997—1998.
Member of Indian Microbiology Association (life).
Married Manju Chaudhury. Children: Sunayana, Sachin.