Master of Science, Indian Institute of Technology, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Science, 1996.
After having worked at the Harish-Chandra Research Institute, he is now a professor at IIT Kharagpur. He has made significant contributions to the dynamics of large-scale structure formation. In 2003 he was selected to be one of the professors from IIT whose class room lectures would be broadcast in the Eklavya Technology Channel.
Bharadwaj was an invited speakers on Galaxy Formation at the prestigious Indo-United States Frontier of Science symposium which was organized by the United States. National Academy of Sciences in 2005.
He is currently in the Editorial Board of the Journal of Astrophysics & Astronomy published by the Indian Academy of Sciences.
Member of International Astronomical Union.
Married Lalita Banerjee, June 19, 2005.