Dr. Bhattacharya has graduated from Rahara Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College, formerly affiliated to the University of Calcutta. He has completed his Masters from Vidyasagar University. He joined Calcutta Medical College and Hospital as a Research Assistant and also completed his internship in several Clinical Departments as dietitian. He was selected by ICMR/WHO/UNICEF Organized Symposium-Cum-Training Programme for Developing and Capacity Building of Young Scientists Especially for North-Eastern Region for Carrying out research in the field of Food Science and
Nutrition in Mahatma Gandhi Medical College, Indore. Later He joined the Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, the University of Calcutta as a Research Fellow and has been awarded his Ph.D. in Food and Nutrition from the University of Calcutta with a specialization in Iodine Nutrition.