Bachelor of Science, M.C.M. Dav College for Women, Chandigarh, 1986. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, India, 1990. Doctor of Medicine, Postgraduate Institute Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1995.
Senior resident in dermatology Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi, India, 1997—1999, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, 1999—2000, senior lecturer, 2000—2001. Assistant professor Vardhman Mahavir Medical College/Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, since 2001.
Member of Indian Medical Association, European Society Pigment Cell Research, Indian Society Pediatrics Dermatology (life), Indian Association Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (life).
Married Srikanta Basu, February 21, 1996. 1 child Abhik Sarkar Basu.