Amitava grew up at a rural area in the eastern part of India. He earned his BSc degree in Physics from Jadavpur University, India in 2009. After that he completed his MSc in Physics and PhD in Ultrafast Dynamics in High Intensity Femtosecond Laser-Plasma Interaction from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India in 2015. He joined the KM group in March of 2016 as a research associate. His main research interest is in the branch of Attosecond Nonlinear Optics and related areas.