Bachelor of Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad, India, 1983. Master of Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad, India, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Gulbarga University, India, 1990.
Junior research fellow Indian Council Medical Research, New Delhi, 1986—1989. Assistant professor Pune University, Ahmednagar, India, 1990—1996, Kuvempu University, Davangere, India, 1996—1998, associate professor India, since 1998. Chairman department biochemistry Kuvempu University, Davangere, India, 1998—2004.
Member of Indian Society for Radiation and Photochem. Sciences, Society Biological Chemists.
Married Madhuri Gopal Ambekar, November 23, 1991. Children: Vaishnavi Gopal Muttagi, Ashwin Gopal Muttagi.