Master of Science in Physics, People's Friendship University, Moscow, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Gujarat University, Ahemedabad, India, 1979.
Visiting scientist Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, 1979—1982. Visiting researcher Fusion Research Center, Austin, Texas, 1984. Fellow Institute Plasma, Gandhinagar, India, 1983—1989.
Guest scientist Institute Plasma Physik, Football Club, Juelich, Germany, 1989—1990. Professor Institute Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, since 1990. Deputy director general International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor International Organization, Cadarache, France, since 2006.
Associate professor Homi Bhaba National Institute, Mumbai, since 2006.
Member of International Union Pure and Applied Physics, Plasma Science Society India (life. President 2002-2004, secretary 2000-2002).
Married Rita Dhiraj Pandya Bora, November 19, 1980. 1 child Priyanshi.