Graduated in History from Presidency College.

Completed Masters in South and Southeast Asian Studies from Calcutta University with Peace Studies and Refugee Studies as special papers.

Awarded M. Phil degree from the Centre of Indo-Pacific Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University having worked on dissertation titled “Ethnic Relations in Malaysia: A case Study of Indian community 1969-2009”. PhD Thesis on “Multiculturalism, Citizenship and Minority Rights: The Indian Community in Malaysia 1969-2009” and subsequent grant of Doctoral Degree in 2019 from the same centre.