Ph.D, Botany, July 1991, Osmania University, India. (University Grants Commission research fellowship). Thesis: "Mutagenic and Tissue Culture Studies in Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub."
M.Sc, Botany, November 1984, Osmania University, India. Specialization: Cytogenetics. First division.
B.Sc., July 1982, Osmania University, India. Majors: Botany, Genetics, Chemistry. First division.
Advanced Course on 'Biotechnology and IP' from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) June 2008
PG Diploma in Patent Law from the National academy of Legal Studies & Research (NALSAR) Sept. 2009
‘Business English Certificate’ English proficiency course, British Council. Secured an ‘A’ grade.