Bachelor of Science, Lady Irwin College, India. Master of Science, Maharaja Sayajirao University, India. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University.
Lecturer Maharaja Sayajirao University, 1968-1969, reader, 1969-1971, Jadaupa University, India, 1971-1981. Professor S.N.D.T. Women's University, Mumbai, India, 1982-1984, director postgraduate studies, research in H-Sc India, 1987-1996, vice chancellor India, since 1996. Principal S.V.T. College, India, 1984-1987.
Director CFBD Consserve Tesly Lab, India, since 1990.
Member Homesan Association India (president 1994-1999), National Society Clean Air.
Married Abraham Cheeran Varghese, January 11, 1970. Children: Vivek Abraham, Mathew Abraham.