Business activity statement in Plant Breeding & Genetics Major, Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyala, Palampur, India, 1980. Master of Science in Plant Breeding, Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyala, Palampur, India, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Genetics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1995.
Assistant professor College Agriculture, CCS Haryana Agricultural University Campus, Kaul, India, 1986—1994, associate professor plant breeding, since 1998. Head Regional Rainfed Lowland Research Station, Indian Council Agricultural Research, India, 2001—2001. Associate professor applied genetics Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 2004—2006.
Fellow: Indian Society Genetics and Plant Breeding. Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Married Sindhu Sareen. Children: Natasha Saryal, Aman Saryal.