Bachelor of Science in Geology with honours, University Calcutta, India, 1986. Master of Science in Applied Geology, Indian School of Mines, 1990. Master in Mineral Exploration, Indian School Mines, 1992.
Junior research fellow University Calcutta, Kolkata, India, 1991—1992. Senior officer geological services Tata Iron and Steel Company, Joda, India, 1992—1993. Junior geologist Geological Survey India, Kolkata, India, 1993—2005, senior geologist India, since 2005.
Married Soma Chattopadhyay Mukhopadhyay, August 9, 1996.