Diploma in industrial relations, Rajendra Prasad Institute Communications & Management, Mumbai, India, 1989. Master of Science, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology/Immunology, Postgraduate Institute Medical Education & Rech., Chandigarh, India, 1997.
Lecturer Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India, 1998-2000. Research scientist International Center Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi, since 2000.
Member Association Microbiologists India (life), Indian Association Medical Microbiologists (life), Indian Society Parasitology (life), Indian Association Pathologists and Microbiologists, Association Food Scientists and Technologists.
Married Suman Rather, March 26, 2000.