Bachelor of Science, Doctor YSP University Horticulture & Forestry, Solan, 1995. Master of Science, Doctor YSP University Horticulture & Forestry, Solan, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India, 2002.
Senior research fellow Haryana Agriculture University, 2000—2002. Research associate Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, Palampur, 2002—2004, scientist, 2005. Postdoctoral fellow Agricultural Research Organization Volcani Center, BetDegan, Israel, 2005—2006.
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science postdoctoral fellow Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 2006—2008. Senior scientist Directorate Wheat Research, Karnal, since 2008.
Member of Indian Science Congress(Kolkata), Indian Science Congress Assn, Indian Journal Virology (New Delhi).
Married Neetu Sharma, February 26, 2001. 1 child Praneel.