Graduated from Presidency College, Kolkata in 1986. Post-graduation was done from the University of Calcutta in 1989 with specialisation in Solid State Physics. Completed Ph.D in 1995 from the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science. Worked on the preparation and characterisation of high temperature superconducting oxides.
Joined W.B.E.S. in 1992 at Barasat Government College, served Bethune College from 2002 to 2012 and Haldia Government College from 2012 to 2016.