2014 : PDF - Raman Post-Doctoral Fellow in Health Communication Design, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America. Which is First from the field of Fine Arts in India
2004 : Ph.D. in Applied Arts, Faculty of Visual Arts (FoVA), Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
1996 : M.F.A (Master of Fine Arts) in Applied Arts from FoVA, BHU
1994 : B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fine Arts) in Applied Arts FoVA, BHU
1998 : N.E.T. in Visual Arts from UGC - University Grants Commission, New Delhi

Professional Academic Background:

1997 : 6 Month Certificate course in Advance Graphics Software by Mass Media & Information Technology, Varanasi, U.P.
1996 : 6 Month Certificate course in D.T.P and Graphic Design Software from Commercial Training Center, Reg. by U.P.Govt.

Professional Development: Academic (Official)

2010 : “1st Refresher Course in Liberal Arts (Visual and Performing Arts)” for 21 days by University Grants Commission (U.G.C.) at University Staff College, BHU.
2008 : “Orientation Course - 49” (4 weeks) for teachers by University Grants Commission (U.G.C.) at University Staff College,BHU.
2014 : CE & QIP Course - Continuing Education & Quality Improvement Programme ‘ExpoInfoDesign - Exposure to Information Design workshop’ by IDC- Industrial Design Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay from 20th to 22nd November 2014
2014 : CE & QIP Course - Continuing Education & Quality Improvement Programme ‘ExpoPDi - Exposure to Product Design and Innovation workshop’ by IDC- Industrial Design Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay from 25th to 27th September 2014
2014 : CE & QIP Course - Continuing Education & Quality Improvement Programme ‘ExpoCD - Exposure to Communication Design workshop’ by IDC- Industrial Design Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay from 21st to 23rd Aug.’ 14
2012 : Short Term Course on ‘Graphic Design’ held at IIT Guwahati, by Department of Design, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati from 6th to 10th February 2012
2008 : ’Human Values and Skills for Academic Excellence for University and College Teacher’ by Malaviya Centre for Ethics & Human Values at BHU from 18thto 24th August 2008

Academic (Professional):

2014 : International online course on ‘Making Sense of Social Impact : Acumen’s Building Blocks for Impact Analysis’ by + Acumen, New York, USA from 4 weeks (12th May to 11th June, 2014)
2014 : International online course on ‘Human - Centered Design for Social Innovation’ by + Acumen and IDEO.ORG, New York, USA from 7weeks (2nd April to 20th May 2014)
2009 : “34th Film Appreciation Course” (4 weeks) for Professionals/ Academicians/ Students at National Film Archive of India and Film &Television institute of India, Pune.
2008 : In-depth study course on ‘Art of Khajuraho’ at Jnana Pravaha- Centre for Cultural Studies, Varanasi from 6th to 12th November 2008