Bachelor of Science with honors, Hooghly Mohsin College, Chinsurah, India, 1984. Master of Science in Technology, Indian School Mines, Dhanbad, India, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, 1995.
Field officer, Indian School Mines, Dhanbad, 1989; research fellow, National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, 1989-1994; scientist, National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, since 1994. Guide geophysical training course Osmania U., Hyderabad, 1993-1994, Gurunank Development U., Amritsar, 1996. Post-doctoral fellow Cambridge (England) University, 1996, 97.
Member Indian Geophysical Union (Krishnan Gold medal 1996).