Bachelor of Science with honors in Botany, Hindu College, Delhi, India, 1981. Master of Science in Botany, University Delhi, India, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, University Delhi, India, 1990.
Senior research scientist International Center Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi, since 1989. Visiting faculty department entomology Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2000—2001.
Fellow: National Academy Agricultural Sciences.